Employment Program Lead

Posted By: Charitable Society-Sahay


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Program Development & Management

Child Care and Nutrition

Job Description




Title: Employment Program Lead

Location: Kolkata

Reports to: Program Manager

Type of engagement: Fulltime

Key working relationships:  Agency Director, Community Center Coordinators, CIKC Regional Technical Program Leads, Facilitators/Field Officers and Volunteers



  • Minimum bachelor’s degree in related discipline/field of skill development/marketing/livelihood with a minimum of 5 years of work experience in a similar role and subject matter. 
  • Demonstrated experience in developing modules for and conducting capacity building/training for youths employment or Career readiness.
  • Prior experience of working on career readiness and employability programs.
  • Experience in working with a range of stakeholders (government and non-governmental), using effective tools like participatory action planning and facilitating community engagement.
  • Strong verbal and written communication in English and local language. Good research, documentation, and reporting skills.
  • Have good computer skills specifically MS Office.
  • Possess good interpersonal skills with the proven ability to deal tactfully and build effective relationships with people across levels, both internally and externally.


  • Is self-motivated and proactive with a high level of compassion, empathy, integrity, and passion to work on complex social causes especially the cause of children and youth.
  • Actively pursues learning and self-development; seeks feedback; modifies behavior considering the right feedback.
  • Believes in collaboration and teamwork.
  • Resilient to change and experimentation, and can manage change effectively within the team.
  • Has proven ability to deal effectively with and resolve conflict and confrontation.

In addition to the above the following are highly desirable in the ideal candidate:

  • Experience in project management as well as monitoring projects and collecting relevant data
  • Familiarity with other advanced computer and analytical tools
  • Understanding and ability to converse in other local languages, if applicable

Travel Requirement: Willingness to travel around 40% of the time depending on spread of communities and community centers.


Disclaimer: This job description is not an exhaustive list of the skill, effort, duties, and responsibilities associated with the position.


Compensation: will depend upon the relevant qualification, experience, skills, attributes required for the position.


We are an equal opportunity employer. Our talent acquisition procedures reflect our commitment to promoting diversity within the organization alignment to our vision, mission and values as well as promoting and protecting the welfare of children and youths from abuse and exploitation.


Interested candidates please send your latest resume and one page motivation letter mentioning why you think you are suitable for this position to: lde@sah.children.org.in bdas@sah.children.org.in within 14th January 2022:


Please note that candidates who have earlier applied should not apply. 

Desired Candidate Profile


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Organization Details

  • Organization Name:Charitable Society-Sahay
  • About Organization: SAHAY is a charitable society working in Kolkata since 1989. We believe that investing in children and youth and empowering them to be agents of change in their communities, is the single best answer to breaking generational poverty. Supported by Children International, we are currently working with approx. 15000 children from vulnerable communities across different locations in and around Kolkata, to support them to break the cycle of poverty through a range of program interventions across four key development areas. This includes program on healthy behaviors, education, empowering life skills and employment preparation. This holistic approach — delivered through 3 Community Centers and 2 Area/ Clusters by a passionate, high-performing team — aims at delivering impact that lasts.