Program Manager

Posted By: Eka - The Communicators's Collective


Junior Management

Program Implementation

Child Care and Nutrition

Job Description

Job Description

Program Manager

1. Job Title: Program Manager (Full time – Contractual with 2 months probation, subject to review & extension)

2. Location: Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh

3. Remuneration: 34000/- + Local Conveyance

4. Qualification and skills:

• Post Graduate in Law, Social Sciences, Communication, Journalism or related field

• Experience of at least 5-7 years in managing field as well as team operations with a Civil Society Organization in urban settings

• Experience of working with diverse team of facilitators, grassroots workers, lawyers, programmers and creative persons.

• Excellent language skills in Hindi & English

• Experience of engaging with government departments, institutions and networks.

5. Job Overview:

• Management & Coordination of all Community based programs at Eka with a focus on Access to Justice, Constitutional Rights, Youth Engagement and Women’s Empowerment.

• Capacity Building, Research, Documentation, developing Communication Campaigns and organizing camps.

• Module development, facilitation and documentation roles in key capacity building processes

• Working together with the youth leadership in the organization. Ability to jointly facilitate community development processes

• Ensure implementation of core community development activities

• Engage with networks and participate in advocacy initiatives

• Engage in design and development tasks specific to program goals and objectives

• Participate in organization meetings and processes as and when required.

• Be accountable for program accounts, data and documentation including compilation of half yearly and yearly reports

6. Core Skills Expected:

• Impactful listening, writing and speaking skills.

• Demonstrable understanding of Constitutional values, local issues which concern Socio-Economic, Cultural as well as Civil Rights

• Excellent Communication and management skills.

• Demonstrable skills to understand and use Social Media platforms.

7. Growth Opportunity:

• Gaining experience of rights-based, pro-people community development work in urban areas with most marginalized groups, adding significant value to your work profile.

• Opportunity for participation in workshops, symposiums, online trainings and orientations on areas of your work and interest.

• Opportunity of engaging with senior development practitioners including media persons, activists, academicians and other influencers.

• Opportunity to develop your capacities, improve communication skills and engage on a range of issues including child rights, feminism, gender, constitutional rights, youth engagement, media, communication, participatory approaches and principles of facilitating collective community action.

• Personal guidance and support for engaging in further studies from the organization management group.

Do apply for this position If you are a person passionate about engaging with communities, using a range of media & communication tools and methods; with a pro-people approach. Eligible candidates may send in their detailed CV along with a covering letter stating why you are suited for this position to

Please note:

1. Last date of application: March 10, 2023

2. Preference will be given to women candidates belonging to Dalit/Adivasi /Religious Minority & LGBTQA+ groups.

3. Appointment process will be inclusive of online & individual interviews with group discussions and writing, analysis & critique tasks.

4. Please do not make any calls. You may write in with your queries (if any) at

5. Eka is an grassroots organization with intensive field engagement. Like our current team, you will be required to work for extended hours whenever required. People looking for a 9-5 job are advised not to apply.

6. This is a re-advertisement. Candidates who have applied before need not apply again

Location: Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh

Eligibility Criteria

Not Specified

Desired Candidate Profile

Graduation - Graduate-Other

Organization Details

  • Organization Name:Eka - The Communicators's Collective
  • About Organization:Eka is a Non-Profit Trust (86/444-445) registered under the Madhya Pradesh Public Trusts Act, 1951. Eka works in Central Indian States on issues related to Child Rights (Especially, Child Participation, Protection, Health & Nutrition, Governance), Gender, Youth Engagement, Adolescent Girls & Life Skills and Women’s Empowerment.

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