Project Manager

Posted By: Indian Institute for Human Settlements IIHS

Chennai

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Job Description

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. Activit

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

Organization Details

  • Organization Name:Indian Institute for Human Settlements IIHS
  • About Organization:The Indian Institute for Human Settlements (IIHS) is a national education institution committed to the equitable, sustainable and efficient transformation of Indian settlements. IIHS aims to establish an independently funded and managed national university for research and innovation focused on the challenges and opportunities of India’s urban transition. The proposed IIHS University will host an integrated programme of quality campus-based education and research, training and lifelong learning for working professionals, distance and blended learning, as well as a whole array of practice and advisory services. The university will have a strong interdisciplinary orientation bringing together theory and praxis that is grounded in the South Asian context and also engages with and draws from knowledge across the globe. For more information, please see http://www.iihs.co.in IIHS is supporting the Govt. of Tamil Nadu, and is the lead agency for implementation of the TNUSSP. About the TN