Women Empowerment Head

Posted By: Third Sector Partners

Mumbai

Not Specified

Strategy

Rural and Urban Development

Job Description

Organization:                    RELIANCE FOUNDATION   

Job Title:               WOMEN EMPOWERMENT HEAD

Reports to:              CEO

Location:                RELIANCE CORPORATE PARK, NAVI MUMBAI

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Introduction:

Reliance Industries Limited (RIL), through Reliance Foundation, has significantly contributed to and made measurable progress toward its vision of an inclusive India. Moving well beyond its business activities, the RIL Group contributes to a positive societal impact through diverse community engagement initiatives.

Led by Smt. Nita M Ambani, Reliance Foundation was set up in 2010 to provide impetus to various philanthropic initiatives of RIL. The efforts of the group have already touched the lives of more than 57.5 million people across India in more than 50,600 villages and several urban locations.

The Foundation has a comprehensive development approach. Its prime objective is to create and support meaningful activities through innovative institutions to address some of India’s most pressing developmental challenges. The Foundation lays significant emphasis on leveraging technology for developmental solutions. Following its model of direct engagement, the Foundation directly reaches out to the affected communities through trained professionals.

Over the years, Reliance Foundation’s initiatives have continued to evolve, while remaining responsive to the ever-changing needs of society. The Foundation is currently focusing on creating change in areas of Rural Transformation, Health, Education, Sports for Development, Disaster Response, Arts, Culture & Heritage and Urban Renewal. To maximize its reach and improve outcomes, Reliance Foundation has also established strategic partnerships with organizations that have the technical expertise and experience to undertake various programmes in the identified focus areas of operation.

Read more about Reliance Foundation work at: https://www.reliancefoundation.org/

Responsibilities:

·       Responsible for identifying and designing a portfolio of new programmes to support women empowerment, including initiatives supporting women's economic empowerment, enhancing skilling and livelihood opportunities, addressing the gender digital divide, as well as building leadership capacity for women and girls.

·       Developing the implementation and operational strategies for new initiatives, through both direct implementation programmes and/or partnerships, as appropriate.

·       Identifying and establishing new partnerships, as required, in collaboration with RF programme leaders.

·       Lead management, implementation, launch and delivery of new initiatives (including budget, staffing and timelines for the activities); strategically organizing the work of the project personnel; overseeing and managing deliverables to deadlines, and monitoring and evaluation.

·       Work in collaboration with RF programme leaders to provide cross-cutting technical advice and support to embed focused efforts to empower women and girls through all current RF initiatives.

·       Work in collaboration with M&E, communications and research teams to share best practice, key learnings, impact and insights from RF initiatives on women empowerment

Note: The roles and responsibilities outlined above are not meant to be an exhaustive list of tasks. The need for flexibility is required and the job holder is expected to carry out any other related duties that are within the employee's skills and abilities whenever reasonably instructed.

Qualifications and Experience:

·       Post Graduate Degree in any of the fields related to the development sector

·       Minimum 15 years of social sector experience, especially technical expertise related to women empowerment programmes

Required Skills:

·       Good educational background.

·       Self-starter who takes ownership and responsibility for his/her projects.

·       Team player with leadership skills

·       Capable to build relationships with stakeholders at all levels.

·       Good communication, interpersonal and negotiation skills in an international environment.

·       Independent, confident and customer-focused mind-set

·       Ability to control processes and activities in a result-oriented manner and work effectively to tight deadlines.

·       Excellent communication skills in English (verbally and in writing)

Must Have:

·       Post Graduate Degree in any of the fields related to the development sector.

·       Minimum 15 years of social sector experience, especially technical expertise related to women empowerment programmes

·       Experience of implementing large scale development projects

·       Thorough knowledge of the social sector and specialist expertise in one or more areas.  Strong communication and influencing skills.

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Desired Candidate Profile

Post Graduation - MBA/PGDM

Organization:                    RELIANCE FOUNDATION   

Job Title:               WOMEN EMPOWERMENT HEAD

Reports to:              CEO

Location:                RELIANCE CORPORATE PARK, NAVI MUMBAI

______________________________________________________________________________

Introduction:

Reliance Industries Limited (RIL), through Reliance Foundation, has significantly contributed to and made measurable progress toward its vision of an inclusive India. Moving well beyond its business activities, the RIL Group contributes to a positive societal impact through diverse community engagement initiatives.

Led by Smt. Nita M Ambani, Reliance Foundation was set up in 2010 to provide impetus to various philanthropic initiatives of RIL. The efforts of the group have already touched the lives of more than 57.5 million people across India in more than 50,600 villages and several urban locations.

The Foundation has a comprehensive development approach. Its prime objective is to create and support meaningful activities through innovative institutions to address some of India’s most pressing developmental challenges. The Foundation lays significant emphasis on leveraging technology for developmental solutions. Following its model of direct engagement, the Foundation directly reaches out to the affected communities through trained professionals.

Over the years, Reliance Foundation’s initiatives have continued to evolve, while remaining responsive to the ever-changing needs of society. The Foundation is currently focusing on creating change in areas of Rural Transformation, Health, Education, Sports for Development, Disaster Response, Arts, Culture & Heritage and Urban Renewal. To maximize its reach and improve outcomes, Reliance Foundation has also established strategic partnerships with organizations that have the technical expertise and experience to undertake various programmes in the identified focus areas of operation.

Read more about Reliance Foundation work at: https://www.reliancefoundation.org/

Responsibilities:

·       Responsible for identifying and designing a portfolio of new programmes to support women empowerment, including initiatives supporting women's economic empowerment, enhancing skilling and livelihood opportunities, addressing the gender digital divide, as well as building leadership capacity for women and girls.

·       Developing the implementation and operational strategies for new initiatives, through both direct implementation programmes and/or partnerships, as appropriate.

·       Identifying and establishing new partnerships, as required, in collaboration with RF programme leaders.

·       Lead management, implementation, launch and delivery of new initiatives (including budget, staffing and timelines for the activities); strategically organizing the work of the project personnel; overseeing and managing deliverables to deadlines, and monitoring and evaluation.

·       Work in collaboration with RF programme leaders to provide cros

Organization Details

  • Organization Name:Third Sector Partners
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