Program Manager
Location: Gurgram, Haryana

Job Description 


GuruJal is an integrated water management initiative, which aims to address the issues of water scarcity, groundwater depletion, flooding and stagnation in the Gurugram District of Haryana. We aim to collaborate with the different stakeholders of the district like corporates, civil society, and research organizations to address the issue using the systems thinking approach. 

Our Focus: 

The focus is to work on improving the compliances of schemes and policies supporting water conservation, following up on the better enforcement of rules and regulations to mitigate water exploitation, extensive campaigning to sensitize people, come up with better design solutions for the current standing issues and work towards making a better policy framework for water management. 

Keeping the gaps and urgency of the issue in mind, a composite water management approach and hence the project GuruJal was envisioned with the objective of “addressing the problems of groundwater depletion, water scarcity, flooding i.e. water mismanagement in Gurugram District of Haryana” by avoiding the duplicity in efforts, enabling better collaboration and having holistic system’s thinking approach. 

Profile: Program Manager 

No. of Position:

Qualification and experience: 

Masters or equivalent degree from reputed institutions in Sustainability/ Public Policy/ Environmental Law/Development/Water Governance/Water Management/Environmental Management or similar in nature.

– Preference will be given to the people having Governance Consulting experience (Former CM Fellows) 

– Strong Analytical and Communication skills. 

– Strong Presentation, Review & Monitoring skills 

– Minimum 3+ years of experience in management/governance roles. 

Roles & Responsibilities: 

Governance: Review & Monitoring, Policy Creation, Data Analysis, Managing Collaborations. Support the strategic approach to program development through coordination of research on issues, Government policies, schemes and inter and intradepartmental intelligence gathering-Manage the development of new and maintenance of existing stakeholder relationships through interactions with Government officials, corporates, NGOs, Key people and relevant agencies during the project development cycle-Manage the identification, assessment and pursuit of new project opportunities, contributing to the analysis of our prospects for winning opportunities Manage the planning of pursuits and bids 

Management: Provide/ arrange support to projects at all stages. For assigned portfolio projects, interface with funding agencies and other project stakeholders to plan, implement, review and report on projects as needed and requested. Provide support to project work planning, budgeting, progress, and financial reporting. Support Project Directors in the performance management of project teams 

Providing Input/Sector Expertise: Provide technical input into the design, planning and delivery of projects. Provide short term inputs and/or consultancy assignments. Contribute to research, analysis and publication of technical studies, case studies, policy and program approaches and results. Identify, build, and maintain relationships with consultants and partners who can provide technical expertise. Work with the Program Director for Governance and Accountability to promote and build Gurujal’s consultancy capability 

Nurturing Team: Overseeing daily program operations, Developing and implementing growth strategies, Training of team members, Creating and managing budgets, Improving funding opportunities, Hiring employees, Evaluating performance and productivity, Analyzing accounting and financial data, Researching and identifying growth opportunities, Generating reports and giving presentations.

Note: Eligibility criteria can be relaxed if the applicant has some prior experience in the field 

Responsibilities mentioned are suggestive but shall not be only limited to the above-mentioned list 

Base Location: Hall No. 3 First Floor Mini Secretariat, Gurgram, Haryana Process of Selection: 

  • Apply by filling form 
  • CV Short-listing 
  • Telephonic Interview 
  • Personal Interviews 

Joining Date: Immediate 

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