Manager – Skilling & Livelihood augmentation

Posted By: Technology Informatics Design Endeavour (NGO)


Junior Management

Program Development & Management

Livelihood/Skills Development

Job Description

As a Manager for Skilling & Livelihood Augmentation at TIDE, you will be part of Skilling and Livelihood team dedicated to facilitating sustainable development in communities through technology interventions. TIDE focuses on adapting and disseminating technology-based, innovative skills for rural communities, with a particular emphasis on women and youth. In this role, you will support the vertical lead in creating and supporting individual or group enterprises for livelihood augmentation in rural communities, with a focus on gender empowerment. Your responsibilities will include project implementation, stakeholder management, team coordination, and impact assessment.

High level job responsibilities

-Support the Senior Manager in delivering TIDE's vision on livelihood augmentation through program conceptualization, proposal writing, and assisting in fund raising efforts.

-Collaborate with the Senior Manager to establish and maintain partnerships with external stakeholders, particularly governmental organizations, to strengthen TIDE's initiatives.

-Accomplish Program objectives by managing staff, planning, and evaluating program activities 

-Accomplish program results by communicating job expectations, planning, monitoring, and appraising job results 

-Establish strategic Centre goals by gathering important business, financial, and operations information. 

-Define objectives, identify, and evaluate trends and options, chooses a course of action, and evaluate outcomes 

-Accomplish all program objectives by forecasting requirements, preparing midterm / long term plan, analysing variances, and initiating corrective actions. 

-Contribute to data-driven impact assessment by collecting and analysing relevant data and assist in preparing high-quality documentation and case studies.

-Stay updated on the latest developments in the development sector and contribute innovative ideas to enhance TIDE's skilling and livelihood augmentation programs.

-Ability to navigate the fundraising landscape & contribute as required.

Essential attributes

·Post-Graduation, preferably in the development sector, with a science/engineering/management graduate degree.

Minimum of 4-5 years of project management experience, preferably working with rural communities and women.

Strong leadership qualities, with the ability to manage and motivate teams effectively.

Excellent oral and written communication skills in English and Kannada and ability to communicate with people at different levels 

Solution Oriented and high degree of Accountability 

A deep passion for the development sector, with a strong commitment to making a positive impact in rural communities.

Ethical and honest approach to work, with the ability to maintain confidentiality and handle sensitive information.

 Willingness to travel to rural areas as required. 

Skilling and Competencies required

·        Project management

·        Strong ability in Analytics and data driven approach 

·        Advanced MS office skills 

·        Ability to multitask 

·        Should have experience working with senior stakeholders

·        Fundraising 

Note: This position reports directly to the Senior Project Manager - Skilling & Livelihood

Job location is TIDE’s Head office in Bengaluru with travel to TIDE’s WTP centre at Aralaguppe village, Tiptur taluk, Tumkur district (Location map: and to field sites as required. 

Pay Range

Rs 50,000 to Rs 60,000 CTC monthly

Interested candidates may please send a cover letter  along with their resume to marking a copy to before 30th August  2023. 

Eligibility Criteria

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Organization Details

  • Organization Name:Technology Informatics Design Endeavour (NGO)
  • About Organization:Technology Informatics Design Endeavour (TIDE) is a 30-year-old Bengaluru based NGO providing technology solutions for societal needs. TIDE is an award-winning NGO, and its work encompasses biomass-based cooking/industry solutions, energy efficiency/conservation, climate education, WASH and waste management, technology-based skilling & rural livelihood augmentation, and rural women leadership. TIDE complies with all legal and statutory requirements diligently. TIDE is a registered society and has valid FCRA, CSR certification, 12A, 80G, and PAN