State Program Manager

Learning links Foundation, Maharashtra, India
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Profile – State Program Manager Location – Mumbai

About the Learning Links Foundation Learning Links Foundation (LLF) is an ISO 9001-2015 certified non-profit organization, working in the field of formal and non-formal education, dedicated to improving learning levels, promoting innovation, fostering 21st-century skills, and enabling systemic changes in the ecosystem. Established in 2002, the foundation works with partners from the private, public, and non-profit sectors to identify opportunities, address challenges, and transform the Indian education landscape.

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Roles & Responsibilities

 To lead, monitor & supervise the LLF Women Entrepreneurship program in the designated 1- 2 states.

 To ensure delivery of the program in 1-2 states by LLF’s commitment with a donor.

 To manage finances and ensure and utilization of budgets allocated for the activities.

 To build outreach & mobilization plans and ensure identification & selection of suitable existing/aspiring women entrepreneurs for the program.

 To ensure quality training of women as per the available content.

 To support trainers in carrying out training around financial literacy, digital literacy, and entrepreneurship development including business planning.

 To support on-field team in different implementation functions--pre-training, during training, post-training and handholding.

 To network and liaison with local stakeholders like state government, development agencies, and other relevant organizations for successful implementation of the program

 Organize various promotional and showcasing events for highlighting the program's achievements.

 To support on-field team in handholding of women beneficiaries including- access to capital, business incorporations, digital transformation, collectivization, etc.

 Travel to the field as and when required.

 Prepare and submit various programmatic and financial documents and reports on a monthly, quarterly, half-yearly, and annual basis to the line manager.

 To ensure maintaining beneficiaries’ database from time to time with a repository of relevant supporting documents.

 To ensure maintaining training records, regular attendance, registration, and case stories.

 Any other task assigned by the line manager that might emerge depending upon the need and opportunity decided by LLF Knowledge and Skills

 Proficient computer skills, Microsoft Office Suite (Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Excel), and instructional software.

 Excellent PowerPoint presentation skills.  Strong project management skills.

 Good interpersonal skills and communication with all levels of management.

 Good networking abilities with a flair for building long-term partnerships.

 Organized and able to create multiple timelines, budgets, and schedules.

 Able to multitask, prioritize, and manage time efficiently.

 Proven track record in organizing showcasing events.

 Able to analyse problems and strategize for better solutions.

 Ability to work under pressure and disciplined Competencies and Abilities

 Delivery of program in 1-2 states as per LLF’s commitment with the donor.

 Identification & selection of suitable existing/aspiring women entrepreneurs for the program.

 Quality training of women as per the available content.

 Handholding of women includes- access to capital, business incorporations, digital transformation, collectivization, etc.  Liaising with relevant stakeholders for program activities.

 Organizing promotional and showcasing events.

 Financial Management and budget utilization.

 Periodic programmatic and financial reporting Qualification & Experience:

 Post-Graduation with +4 Years of experience as Project Coordinator/Program Officer/State Program Manager or related position in skill development training/women entrepreneurship/ livelihoods projects.

 English with Hindi/Marathi.

 English proficiency and working knowledge of Marathi.

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