Program Executive - Only female candidates

Posted By: Katalyst India


Middle Mgt (Regional/ Zonal Manager, AVP, State /Regional Head)

Program Implementation


Job Description

Katalyst seeks to recruit a dynamic individual as a Programme Coordinator, who will resume the role to support the Katalyst programme. She will be responsible for coordination and development of the programme. She will develop and build rapport with new and existing students and other stakeholders while tracking data and progress on these. While ensuring that the programme is meeting its objective, this person will also have to manage back end and support program manager to source new avenues to enrol girls, get mentors and trainers and build and manage various stakeholders. It will be 5-day work week with Sunday working and Monday off in the months when training is conducted. Availability to travel whenever required for meetings with the corporate, various stakeholders, review meetings with Board and other events. 


The programme activities include:

  • Liaise / coordinate with colleges and develop good rapport with College coordinator. 
  • Coordinate with them for space and any other resource need for effective implementation of the interventions for the Katalyst girls. 
  • Assist Programme Manager in the recruitment event; manage the students application forms and enclosures; do the follow up.
  • Prepare students list/details for reference check (Due Diligence Agency) and do the follow up. 
  • Prepare students and mothers list/details for medical insurance and do the follow up 
  • Organize and maintain office files, student register, tracker and records 
  • Exchange communication with the students for training programs, be present during training, prepare report for each program, organize snack or lunch, manage attendance and feedback forms,
  • Reach out to Katalyst girls and interact with them regularly to build rapport, assess their needs, follow up and update data 
  • Manage online applications for mentor program, coordinate for mentor meetings, get feedback, share mentee profiles with mentors, manage mentor database, update mentor interaction details 
  • Keep database of photos and videos of all activities 
  • Assist Centre Manager in finalizing the students list for laptop distribution 
  • Accompany the students during offsite training/field visits/outbound. 
  • Track student record / individual scorecard with academic performance, training, etc 
  • Update Katalyst centre database / MIS on a periodic basis 
  • Get required information from internet / research – college, corporate, HR heads, schemes / scholarships / internships 
  • Accompany centre manager for meetings as required 

Eligibility Criteria

The candidate (female preferred) should at least be a Graduate in any discipline 

  • Minimum 2 years’ experience required.
  • Computer skills, including internet navigation, understanding of social media –LinkedIn and various MS office applications. Should be active on social networking sites like Facebook, LinkedIn, e-groups, twitter etc.
  • Good communication skills 
  • Willing to work on weekends (would compensate with weekly off) 
  • Should have the ability to work independently and be a self-starter. 
  • The person should be matured to take ownership of the programmatic activities and at the same time have empathy for the social sector. 

Desired Candidate Profile

Graduation - Graduate-Other

  • A “ready to help” attitude and a friendly personality yet firm. 
  • Proactive with an ability to prioritize. 
  • High level of energy, maturity and commitment. 
  • An ability to communicate effectively with various Stakeholders.
  • Commitment to accuracy, impeccable attention to detail and follow-through. 
  • Empathy towards the cause 
  • Resilient, solution oriented 
  • High degree of accountability 

Organization Details

  • Organization Name:Katalyst India
  • About Organization:Katalyst India is an award winning NGO that stands for the economic and social empowerment of women. Katalyst started in 2007 with the intent of liberating young women, through the pursuit of STEM education. The initiative prepares young women for leadership roles, thereby creating a wider talent pool and helping bridge the gender divide. Katalyst achieves this objective through a blend of unique development interventions, including our 600 hour proprietary and scientifically researched curriculum. Over their four years in the program, we also provide one-to-one mentorship, access to best in class technology, assistance with internships, and world class industry exposure and corporate interactions. Set up with 10 young women, Katalyst now has chapters in Mumbai, Pune, Bangalore and Delhi and has impacted the lives of over 2000 girls, with 1175 currently in the program.