The organisation was established in 1970 by a group of enlightened, socially committed and philanthropically inclined industrialists. The organization is a national non-government organization at the forefront of policy advocacy and research on population, health and development issues in the country. Today, the entity leads advocacy efforts and works as a think-tank dedicated to promoting and advocating effective formulation and implementation of gender sensitive population, health and development policies, strategies, and programmes in the country.
The organization works with the government, both at the national and state levels and with NGOs, in the areas of community action for health, urban health, scaling up of successful pilots and social and behaviour change communication.
Reason for hire:
This position heads all the programmatic interventions; leads the development, planning, delivery and management of all programmes in accordance with the strategic direction of the organization. She/He will work closely with the Executive Director in designing and executing a comprehensive strategy to increase funding opportunities from the existing donors as well as exploring new donor relationships and collaborate with key stakeholders and the senior management team on development of programme and organizational strategy. This position also assists the Executive Director in developing long-term plans that support the vision of the organization. The Director Programmes will be guided by the Executive Director for implementation of the organisations vision and programmes.
Roles & Responsibilities:
The roles and responsibilities outlined above are not meant to be an exhaustive list of tasks. The need for flexibility is required and the job holder is expected to carry out any other related duties that are within the employee's skills and abilities whenever reasonably instructed.
Communication, Networking and Representational Skills
Interested candidates can send in their CVs along with three references and a cover note to [email protected] with the subject line indicating “Director Programmes”. PLEASE NOTE: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.