Program Coordinator
Ashwini Charitable Trust (ACT)
Location: Bangalore

Job Description

Designation: Program Coordinator

Reporting to: Program Manager

Reporting directly to the Program Manager, the Program Coordinator will need to be based in Bangalore and will be supporting the Program Manager to ensure that the programmatic objectives are met and that ACTs activities grow and evolve. The Program Coordinator also assists the leadership team wherever necessary.

Key Roles and Responsibilities

Implementation of the Program

  • Planning, organization, implementation and daily management of the project to deliver project outcomes within stated timelines

  • Supervising project staff and assisting Program Manager in building capacity of the project team

  • Devising effective community mobilization strategies for strengthening community engagement (engaging mothers, enrolment of new children, etc.)

  • Liaise with government officers and departments at the district level in carrying out the ACTs programs

  • Set up volunteer orientation and induction

  • Assist with the Volunteer program (volunteer – child mapping, weekly meetings with groups, quarterly volunteer meetings)

Partner Relationship Management

  • Periodic partner visits(onsite) – College and school

Documentation of Program

  • Programmatic reporting and documentation (to internal and external stakeholders)

  • Volunteer reports, weekly

Impact Assessment of Program

  • Daily monitoring and evaluation of project development for continuous improvement in conjunction with Program Manager

  • Child assessments, annually

Data Capturing and Analysis

  • Timely capturing of data with regards to all stakeholders (student, parents, child attendance, performance, progress, volunteer hours, etc.)

  • Represent the program in all interactions with the internal and external stakeholders

  • Provide timely and precise information from the field for monthly, quarterly, yearly or any other reports and documentation

Support Functions

  • Managing the budgets and expenses for the various programs

  • Extend support to other teams like fundraising, communication etc. in creating descriptive as well as narrative reports among other things

  • Inventory management for any program related function, with admin team

  • Supporting administrative responsibilities

Preferred Education Background:

  • Graduate/ Post graduate degree in social sciences, development studies, business management or equivalent qualification preferred.

Preferred Work Experience:

  • 2-3 years and above of professional experience in this sector

Preferred Skill Set:

  • Command over Kannada and English (spoken and written)

  • Proven skill in excels, MS word, Google drive, sheets, PowerPoint, etc,

  • Attention to detail

  • Effective planning and implementation skills

  • Working effectively through established systems, procedures and people interactions to get work done.

How to apply

Qualified candidates should email their resume to noting the job title in the subject line. You will be duly informed if your application is shortlisted. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.