If you believe that e education has the power to bring about social change thus brightening our future, then Pratham InfoTech Foundation welcomes you on board.

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Job Summary

The Program Associate (PA) will provide support to advance the Foundation’s impact areas in the community through innovative and strategic grant making, engagement in Foundation initiatives in the community with its many partners and donors, and in partnership with other Foundation staff, and to ensure that the Foundation’s overall impact goals and objectives are achieved according to national compliance standards.

The Program Associate is responsible for three primary areas: 1) programmatic, planning, and administrative support for the Foundation’s overall program areas that benefit the Foundation’s service area, its grantees, nonprofit partners, and community of donors; 2) support to the portfolio and grants management of the Foundation’s unrestricted, Field of Interest, and scholarship grant funds; 3) acting as backup and support for the organization, the database


Responsibilities and Duties

Provides both support and coordination as well as independent work for ongoing and special assignments related to organization’s key program areas, which may include:

Coordinate and provide critical analysis and evaluation of grantee progress reports, provide technical assistance to grantees on grant- or contract-related matters, and ensure timely response to monitoring issues

  • Assist the Program Manager in the smooth running of the project
  • Act as the team lead on special assignments, which may include the following activities: meeting planning, communicating with key constituents, managing small projects or grant programs as assigned
  • Participate in strategy development of program initiatives or special projects
  • Maintain and support relationships and communications with grantees, board members, donors, nonprofit partners, and other key stakeholders important to the Foundation’s programmatic work
  • Act as liaison with other Foundation community partners to stay up to date on Foundation wide efforts and programmatic work and to keep abreast of other community efforts that may overlap
  • Assist or manage in developing, creating, leading, and facilitating key foundation events
  • Coordinate high-level administrative support efforts such as grantee site visit coordination, Community Impact Committee coordination, special convening opportunities, and management of grantee reports
  • Provide support on projects that may cut across with other organization departments (finance, communications, executive)
  • Other duties as assigned.

Required Experience, Skills and Qualifications
  • Ability to communicate internally within the foundation team and externally to diverse audiences, with knowledge, diplomacy, tact, patience, flexibility, and courtesy.
  • Demonstrated ability to be well-organized, a self-starter and work independently and within a team, with the proven ability to multi-task, set work priorities, track projects and meet deadlines.
  • Technologically savvy, with fluency in computer applications, including word processing, email, internet searches, database and presentation software (such as MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Internet Explorer).
  • Highest level of interpersonal skills including excellent listening, public speaking, oral and written communications skills.
  • Uphold the highest ethical standards of integrity, fairness, and confidentiality in all relationships as a colleague and funder.
  • Demonstrated ability to problem-solve using analytical and reasoning skills to maintain, identify, and make recommendations to improve operational systems.
  • Strong desire to develop and test new systems, new ways of thinking, and innovative approaches to philanthropic grantmaking.
  • Proven capacity to work in a multicultural workforce, including sensitivity and competency in working with individuals and groups of diverse cultural, socioeconomic, and lifestyle backgrounds.
  • Ability and willingness to travel intra-state as needed.
  • Minimum 3-5 years work experience, familiarity with field of philanthropy and nonprofit sector, preferred.
  • Post graduate in any field and relevant work experience.
Position Summary

The Sancharak’s aim is to ensure smooth operation of the project in their respective DigiTech centre. He/she is responsible for conducting IT training and maintaining targets.


Principle Duties & Responsibilities
  • Conducting IT training at the centre
  • Keep a check on timeline and achieving set targets
  • Fill out various registers, log books and data collection templates for student evaluation
  • Help with other centre related administrative and operational tasks as needed

Qualifications & Skills Required
  • Diploma/ Graduate in any academic discipline
  • Fluent in local language
  • Computer literate with experience in surfing the internet, emailing, data entry, and Microsoft Office
  • At least 6 months of experience in MS Office, DTP, Internet
  • At least 1 year teaching experience
  • Good Communication & Presentation Skills
  • Team player
  • High energy level & the ability to support and motivate others
  • Empathetic to others’ views and needs
  • Ability to think critically and analytically
  • Willingness to travel to surrounding areas
  • Commitment and passion to work for the upliftment of underserved community

Pratham InfoTech Foundation and Simplon are partnering together to launch two Digital Academies in Navi Mumbai & Pune. The goal of these two digital academyies is to facilitate the sustainable inclusion of youth who are currently unemployed and are at risk of remaining compromised vis-a-vis the mainstream job market.


Required Technical Skills:

Foundations

  • Linux environment and basic commands
  • Adobe Photoshop (Website Designing – optional)
  • HTML 5
  • CSS3 with media queries (For Responsive Web Design)
  • Sass & Compass
  • JavaScript
  • ECMASCRIPT 2015
  • Client Side Framework / Libraries
  • jQuery & Ajax
  • Bootstrap
  • Angular / React
  • Server Side Frameworks / runtimes
  • Node.js
  • Express.js
  • Unit Testing
  • Mocha
  • Jasmine
  • Chai (Assertion Library)
  • E2E (End to End Testing)
  • Karma (Test Runner)
  • Protractor
  • NoSQL Database
  • MongoDB
  • Version Control System
  • Git
  • GitHub ( Hosting Service )
  • SEO Optimization

Required Skills
  • At least 4 years of professional experience as a web / mobile developer
  • Passionate about IT programming and teaching with expert knowledge of programming languages. (front end and back end)
  • Expert knowledge of the principles of versioning under Git.
  • You are comfortable with:
  • The Linux/Unix system
  • professional social networks
  • One or more project management tools
  • Referencing issues, etc.

Ideally, the following would be a big +:
  • Ability to update your knowledge in your area of expertise
  • Knowledge of agile and UX methodologies
  • Expert knowledge of database management and administration (SQL and/or potentially NoSQL)

Qualities:
  • Patience
  • Diligence
  • Team spirit (collaboration, communication)
  • Ability to learn and adapt
  • And above all, the desire to pass on your passion to total beginners!

Role and Responsibilities As the instructor:

Your role will be to provide web developer training. You will also be responsible for ensuring that the course and learner progress are rolled out correctly.


Sourcing Trainees
  • Is closely involved in the sourcing of trainees
  • Helps set up information workshops for trainees
  • Gets familiar with the project recruitment process, Sololearn exercises and other aspects

Managing Trainees
  • At least once during the course, put trainees in a knowledge transfer situation within their own cohort
  • Assess the trainees on an ongoing basis via projects, more than any other assessment tool (multiple choice questionnaire, knowledge test, etc.).
  • Liaise with the company within the framework of sandwich courses
  • Guide trainees in their approach in order to obtain the desired position
  • Record the end of the course through a final project (the masterpiece) and therefore record that all the learning outcomes have been met.

Governance and Project Supervision
  • Ensure regular meetings with the team and trainees to monitor the quality of the course
  • Participate in enhancing Simplon's training analysis via meetings of the instructor community
  • Contribute to supplying the Simplon instructor Github for trainees

Corporate Partnerships :
  • Developing relations with specific corporates to understanding of what kind of a web developer ecosystem they have.
  • Seeking inputs from corporates for helping build projects for the training curriculum that mirror live projects.
  • Involve corporates across the training journey by inviting them to take guest lectures in person or on skype, help the trainees’ professional development by mentorship.
  • Develops relations with corporates to seek their support in both the mid-term internship the final placement of the candidates.

Can't find an opportunity that suits you and would still want to get involved with PIF?

Write to us at info@pif.org.in/tabita.fernandes@pif.org.in