Programme Manager

Posted By: Railway Children India (RCI)


Senior Mgt (VP, CxO, Program Director)

Program Development & Management

Children/Youth and Volunteering

Job Description

Job Purpose:

• To ensure co-implementation is efficiently implemented and partners are supports adequately

• To provide handholding support to build the quality of the programme through observations and providing structured and constructive feedback;

• Daily, weekly catch up on skype and phone

• Ensure Accurate, Appropriate and timely information is filled and updated through validating on weekly basis

• Quarterly visits will be towards monitoring the process and progress of the programme in line with the Quality and the Value Framework 1.

1.Partnership Management

• Identify new potential partnerships, conduct due diligence of the organisation and recommend organisations for partnerships.

• Coordinate baseline assessments, process documentation and reviews and evaluations.

• Work on renewal/discontinuation of existing partnership based on the organisational Decision/strategy.

• Ensuring constructive relationship with partners.

• Support and provide adequate information to Railway Children India’s Programme strategy.

2.Mentoring Teams and Co-implementation

• Responsible for the efficient implementation and management of station/source level work at 3 Project locations (1 in Tamilnadu and 2 in North).

• Ensure that respective Partner(s) is adequately supported in managing the station level work through quarterly programme visits, feedback and provide support to partner(s) towards managing the crisis.

• Identify the training needs of partner NGOs and ensure it’s execution in coordination with Training unit/ external agencies to address the same. Railway Children India Job Advert Template-1: Internal Job Posting (IJP), Recruitment Agency

3.Financial Management

• Lead the process of annual action plan and budget preparation in consultation with NGO partners.

• Manage programme budget, ensure timely fund transfer, track utilisation and approve expenditure in coordination with Senior Programme Manager.

4.Stakeholder Management/Networking

• Liaison and Networking with state agencies, other NGOs working on similar issues and other relevant stakeholders–to leverage support for station level work.

5. Documentation, MIS Management & Reporting

• Ensure that partners submit all required documents as a part of partnership process - annual reports, audit reports, IT returns and FC returns.

• Receive and ensure quality reports (narrative, data,finance,MIS) from partners on weekly/monthly basis.

• Receive daily updates with project team and receiving daily updates, key concerns to be immediately addressed.

6.Donor’s Management & Reporting

• Facilitate visits of donors, consultants, Volunteers etc.

• Prepare Monthly/ quarterly/bi annual/ annual reports for donors.

7.Child Safeguarding

• Support the SPM in strengthening the organizational systems and practices at partner NGO level, with special reference to child safeguarding and financial management policy.

• Any other task as required by the organisation.

Desired Candidate Profile

Post Graduation - MSW

Good understanding about the various responses that civil society as well as Government have initiated in the past and currently to address the issues of children. • Excellent communication skills • Excellent analytical skills and having an eye for details • Proficiency in all applications of MS Office, especially Word and Excel • Good language proficiency in English. An ability to understand both Hindi and Tamil language will have an added advantage. • Strong documentation skills • Ability to provide constructive feedback and openness to receiving feedback, with the purpose of collective improvement

Organization Details

  • Organization Name:Railway Children India (RCI)
  • About Organization:Railway Children India (RCI) is a section 8 company registered under the Companies Act 2013 (earlier section 25) in India, working for bringing sustainable changes in the lives of children living alone or at risk on the streets. RCI endeavours to ensure that each child living or passing through the railway stations that our organisation works with, is offered a comprehensive recovery and reintegration programme which is rights based and ensures safety, well-being and permanence.