The Practice Team is responsible for providing cutting-edge and integrated solutions to India’s urban development challenges by bringing together faculty and experts across diverse domains of knowledge and practice; exposing learners to real-life problems and integrating the practice into academics and research.
This is a full time position, in the Practice Team at IIHS based out of Chennai, with travel to other locations in the State and India. The deliverables of the TNUSSP Project Manager at IIHS will be to successfully manage activities related to the project including, but not limited to planning support, implementation tracking and timely delivery, project monitoring and performance and financial reporting, managing relationships with internal and external stakeholders; and documentation and learning through the course of the project. Under the supervision of the Team Leader, the Project Manager shall coordinate management related activities with internal teams at IIHS.
Desired Candidate Profile
Post Graduation - MBA/PGDM
Applicants should hold a Master’s degree in Management (business / project management) with at least five years of professional experience that include project management and/or consulting work. A Bachelor’s degree with 3 – 7 years of relevant work experience could also be considered in exceptional cases.
Ideal applicants would have worked in and have interest in areas of Water, Sanitation and Urban development, in India and the international context. Experience with the research community will be considered an asset.
The candidate must have Project management, Project Reporting experience, with excellent spoken and written communication skills. [S]he must demonstrate an ability to engage with and across multiple disciplines, which is central to the work-ethic at the IIHS. Successful candidates will possess both the desire and capacity to learn and work in a team.
Required skills and experience:
• Demonstrated organizational and project management skills, preferably in an Urban o