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Job Description

Director– State Projects

Language and Learning Foundation, New Delhi

1. POSITION VACANT:  Director– State Projects, Language and Learning Foundation, New Delhi

2. ORGANIZATION BACKGROUND:

Language and Learning Foundation (LLF) is a New Delhi based, non-profit organization, with the vision of enhancing equitable student learning, especially language and literacy development, through the professional development of teachers and teacher educators, by building/ sharing knowledge and implementing projects in collaboration with state governments.

The mission of LLF is to influence classroom practice of 75,000 teachers and teacher educators and positively impact the learning of 700,000 children, by the year 2020.

For more information about LLF please visit, http://languageandlearningfoundation.org/

3. JOB DESCRIPTION/ RESPONSIBILITIES:

LLF wishes to hire a dynamic and result-oriented development professional with a passion for education and strong competencies in project management, as Director– State Projects.

Reporting to the Executive Director, the Director– State Projects shall provide effective strategic, mentoring and monitoring support to state projects including leading the expansion of LLF’s programs to new states.

Key Roles and Responsibilities:

(1) High-level, as well as micro-level planning for extending projects in existing as well as in new states;
(2) Supporting LLF’s new State Project Teams in planning, budgeting and implementation, for all new initiatives;
(3) Lead planning and initial coordination of projects in new states/ regions;
(4) Ensuring compliance with commitments made by LLF in MoUs executed with different state governments;
(5) Ensuring close and effective liaison with state government counterparts;
(6) Supporting Program Teams and State Teams in budget tracking with respect to key line items;
(7) Contributing to the development of detailed fundraising proposals for expansion programmes.

4. QUALIFICATIONS, EXPERIENCE AND COMPETENCIES:          

Qualification:
Applicants should be post graduates in relevant field.

Experience:
(1) Candidates must have minimum 10 years of managerial experience;
(2) Prior work experience in the education sector shall be preferred;
(3) Experience of planning and successfully implementing new projects, to work with state government systems, shall be an advantage.

Skills and Competencies:
(1) Strong communication skills with fluency in both English and Hindi;
(2) Strong reading and writing skills in Hindi shall be an advantage;
(3) Excellent planning, project management and financial skills;
(3) Strong computer skills are essential;
(4) Strong interpersonal skills, with experience of building and managing relationships with government stakeholders.

5. COMPENSATION OFFERED:

Gross compensation budgeted for the position is Rs. 15 lacs per annum. Please note that offers shall be commensurate with the qualifications, experience and salary history of the selected candidate.

6. LOCATION: New Delhi

7. REFERENCE: DSP-LLF

8. CONTACT INFORMATION:

Team SAMS
Strategic Alliance Management Services P Ltd.
1/1B, Choudhary Hetram House, Bharat Nagar
New Friends Colony, New Delhi 110 025
Phone Nos.: 011- 2684 2162; 4165 3612
Email: dsp-llf@sams.co.in

9. LAST DATE FOR APPLICATIONS:

Eligible candidates interested in this position are requested apply to dsp-llf@sams.co.in with a cover letter, discussing their interest in and suitability for the position, along with an updated resume, giving details of three references, current cost to organization and expected compensation, by or before December 15, 2018.