Senior Program Manager (SPM)

Posted By: Piramal Foundation for Education Leadership (PFEL)/Kaivalya Education Foundation (KEF)


Not Specified

Program Development & Management


Job Description

Senior Program Manager (SPM) will work closely with Program Director (PD). The SPM will lead a team of Program Leader (PL) and Gandhi Fellows (GFs) to support state govt in developing a future ready public institution through leadership and organizational development interventions.

The SPM will conduct situational analysis, develop strategy roadmap, provide advisory support and manage implementation to strengthen institutional capabilities. Therefore, helping the public institution achieve a performing level to lead its envisioned functions of leadership development, educational planning & management, and action research.

Key Performance Indicator

• 4-year institution strengthening program designed, accepted and implemented

• Effective implementation of leadership development program, and organizational development milestones

• On-time and high-quality execution of the planned programs

• Scalable and customizable solutions for opportunities in the government education and internal organizational practices

• Successful partnerships and relationship with critical stakeholders in the government and in the state’s education ecosystem

Application Procedure:

Interested candidate can send resumes on with CC to .When submitting the Application please put “Applying for SPM Jaipur” in the subject line and fill the application link (mandate to fill)

Deadline: 30th October 2022

“Piramal Foundation is an equal opportunities organization and promotes gender diversity at the workplace. Women candidates are encouraged to apply”

Eligibility Criteria

Key roles and responsibilities

Product Development and Delivery (50%)

1. Design organisational development strategies (25%)

I. Design and conduct situational analysis to determine baseline of institutional capabilities

II. Consult with internal and external stakeholders/partners to identify key levers of change

III. Develop institutional strengthening roadmap and workplan

IV. Provide advisory on designing institutional structure, role definition, resource forecasting, setting up required cells as visualised in original policy and meet future readiness needs

V. Develop scalable and replication tools/templates and methodologies based on global leading practices and stakeholder needs

VI. Advisory on policy planning for leadership development and educational management

2. Design and implement School and Middle manager Leadership Development Program (25%)

I. Develop annual leadership development roadmap, scalable to cover all govt school leaders

II. Design and conduct baseline and endline to measure school leader and middle manager’s competency improvement based on competency assessment tool and rubric

III. Develop a pool of master facilitators to facilitate leadership workshops and provide follow-up

IV. Design curriculum and modules based on ADDIE model for a) facilitator b) institution faculty and c) school leadership development

Manage Partnership and Collaboration (25 %)

3. Manage stakeholders & partnership

• Develop and build strong relationships with officials at Directorate of Education, SmSA, and SIEMAT Officials

• Ensure timely reporting and delivery of outputs as envisioned in SIEMAT ToR

• Influence partners and generate necessary buy-ins/letters, build consensus to ensure timely support for implementation of solutions

• Collaborate with consultation firms and demonstrate a culture of collaboration beyond boundaries

• Understand the country’s education ecosystem and influence, engage other NGO’s and organizations

Mange Performance (25%)

4. Execute change and manage team performance

• Work closely with teams to successfully execute the end-to-end transformation roadmap and related OD/LD interventions

• Design and execute Transformation Management and Program Management Office frameworks, practices, tools and templates

• Manage team resources to meet critical needs and priorities

• Conduct timely debriefs and one- on -one conversations to build alignment between individual and team goals

Desired Candidate Profile

Post Graduation - MBA/PGDM

Organization Details

  • Organization Name:Piramal Foundation for Education Leadership (PFEL)/Kaivalya Education Foundation (KEF)
  • About Organization:At Kaivalya Education Foundation, founded in 2008, we employ a bottom-up approach to solving the intertwined problems in the public education system at scale. Through ongoing ground support driving innovation on the field, we develop geography-specific, tech-based solutions to improve leadership and processes. The foundation thus established works to re-shape education delivery for the future such that every child, regardless of background, can avail of the life chances she deserves.