Organisational Psychologist

Posted By: Sanjog India


Junior Management

Communication & PR

Child Care and Nutrition

Job Description


Organizational Psychologist / Human Resource Executive

About Sanjog: Sanjog is a social impact organization working at the intersection of community and systems strengthening,

migration, policies and empowerment of communities impacted by systemic violence. The organization is currently working

on the thematic area of anti-human trafficking in collaboration with partners in 3 states of India, with a vision to expand its

partnerships and programmatic implementation across India. To know more, click here.

Key Details:

1. Position: Organizational Psychologist/Human Resource Executive

2. Location: Kolkata (preferred); open to considering hybrid work.

3. Joining Date: Immediate (preferred February 20, 2023)

4. Work Week: 5 days (Monday to Friday); except for monthly/quarterly organizational events that may be conducted

over the weekend.

5. Work timings: Flexible, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. must be available.

6. Contract Duration: 1 year (excluding a probation period of 3 months)

7. Report to: Program Manager and the Executive Director

8. Supervisory role: Not applicable

9. Remuneration: INR 40,000 per month barring the professional tax deduction.

Overview of the role: As an Organizational Psychologist/HR Executive, you will play a key role in conducting research to

inform organizational development (60%), supporting documentation (20%), and advising and working in collaboration with

leadership on policy and funding (20%). Sanjog offers mentoring and guidance from industry experts, provides the latest

training and development opportunities, fosters a dynamic work environment, and a supportive team to facilitate your roletaking.

Required education and experience:

1. Post-graduate degree in Organizational Psychology or Human Resource Management

2. At least 3 years of experience as an HR or I/O psychologist after completing post-graduation.

3. Experience working in the non-profit sector

4. Knowledge of human behaviour and performance, individual differences in ability, personality, and interests,

learning and motivation, and psychological research methods.

Core Responsibilities: (60% of the time)

1. Research:

a. With sharp observation skills, recognize the need for research in the organization and fill the gap by

identifying appropriate variables to be studied.

b. Thereafter, independently design and conduct research studies on relevant and beneficial organizational


c. Establish the relevance of findings for the organization and suggest key interventions to strengthen the


2. Culture Building:

a. Assess the current culture and identify areas for improvement.

b. Work with leadership to define the desired culture, values and norms, and create a strategy for their

integration into the organization.

c. implement programs and initiatives to reinforce cultural values, foster communication and collaboration,

and build a sense of community among employees.

d. measure the success of cultural initiatives and adjust programs to meet the evolving needs of the


Link Responsibilities: (20% of the time)

Location: Kolkata, West Bengal

Eligibility Criteria

Not Specified

Desired Candidate Profile

Graduation - Graduate-Other

Organization Details

  • Organization Name:Sanjog India
  • About Organization:Sanjog is a technical resource organization based in Kolkata, India, and registered as a society (2012). We work with governments, civil society organisations and businesses, as well as individuals and collectives to combat violence against children and women. Sanjog was formed in 2005, and comprises of a group of committed, passionate and skilled professionals from various sectors. Sanjog is legally registered as Kolkata Sanjog Initiatives under the West Bengal Societies Registration Act, 1961. Our Governing Body is a team of 8 thought leaders in sectors ranging from mental health and social psychology, sociology, social work, to the criminal justice system, law, and organisational management. The executive team includes mid career professionals who have a personal commitment to the causes of child protection, gender justice and social equity. Each programme is led by a programme director. This allows for leadership to foster within the organization. It also separates the role of the