Program Executive (Female Candidate)
Desai Foundation Trust
Location: Salem – Tamil Nadu, Valsad- Gujarat, Deoria- Uttar Pradesh

About the Organization: 


We are a non-profit that focuses on empowering women and children through community programming. Through our projects on health camps, skill development (skill and business training)  and education, we ensure that the members of marginalized communities especially girls and women have access to opportunities leading to elevate their health and livelihood and enable them to dream beyond their circumstances. Our unique model of bringing programming from the incubation phase to the scale phase experimenting with inputs and outputs results in maximum impact in these communities. 

Scope of Work: 

  • Review program performance in relation to benchmarks, and short and long-term outcomes. 
  • Participate in multidisciplinary teams and meetings. 
  • Perform any other program related duties or special projects as directed 
  • Prepare, submit and present data reports regularly. 
  • Edit and proofread all correspondence. 
  • Evaluate the validity of data and documents contained in all reports. 
  • Provide general administrative support, which may include, but is not limited to preparing documents, spreadsheets and presentation slides. 
  • Work with team members to update the database as the needs of the program change and evolve. 
  • Assist in planning, outreach and implementation of the program. 
  • Support oversight of contractors and partners responsible for assisting with program activities. 
  • Collaborate with local colleagues and organizations to implement new and existing programs. 
  • Perform all other duties which assigned by the line manager. 
  • Must be active or ready to go on the ground as assigned. 

Program Executive must have: 

  • Knowledge and experience in transformational development. 
  • Experience in program monitoring, evaluating, and implementation plans. 
  • Analytical skills and experience in data reporting. 
  • Strong interpersonal, communication, and team-building skills. 
  • Ability to self-direct. 
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills. 
  • Proficiency in English, Hindi but for Tamil Nadu Tamil and for Gujarat Gujarati is a must.  
  • Fiscal Responsibilities (budgeting responsibilities, approval privileges on purchase orders and check requests, reporting and auditing. 
  • Responsible for the annual and long-range budgeting for program activities. 
  • Should have good knowledge in MS-Office package. 

Other Skills: 

  • Extensive daily contact with field staff, agencies and HO. 
  • Extensive contact with various levels and ranks in partnering organizations, granting. 
  • entities and other current or potential supporters. 
  • Must be able to work on weekends and/or evenings as necessary. 

Must Be: 

  • Resourceful 
  • Kind 
  • Detail oriented 
  • Personable 
  • Must share a passion for Desai Foundation’s values and vision 
  • Be a self-starter 


  • Compensation would be commensurate with the candidate‘s experience and qualifications. 
  • Remuneration will be competitive as per social development sector or industry pay scales and will depend upon the candidate’s experience level too. 

If you are interested, please send your CV / Resume with the subject line “Program Executive” at