Program Manager (Only Female Candidate)

Posted By: Katalyst India


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

Program Development & Management

Women Empowerment

Job Description

Job Purpose: 

The ideal candidate should have a track record of outstanding management of day-to-day operations, including hands on experience to work on the field and off the field, manage the team, grasp of data to provide insights and organisation deliverables. This person will be a motivated leader who thrives on creating and sustaining a climate of inclusion, trust, and productivity. Ultimately, the Program manager will be responsible for maintaining successful daily business practices at the centre and organisation level and continuous improvements. The Program Manager will report to COO. 

Job Responsibilities: 


  • Enroll students at the centre as per the target and defined parameters
  • Plan ahead for the enrolment and ensure team has clarity of the approach and implementation. This would include college outreach and expansion
  • Analysis and forecast for the next Enrollment 

2.Program Interventions:

  • Understand all Program interventions end to end (Training, Mentoring, Placement and internships, etc.) 
  • Deliver all interventions as per the defined KRAs 
  • 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. 

3.People Management:

  • Accomplish Program objectives by managing staff, planning and evaluating program activities 
  • Accomplish program results by communicating job expectations; planning, monitoring, and appraising job results 
  • Coach, counsel, and discipline team members 
  • Develop, coordinate, and enforce systems, policies, procedures, and productivity standards. 
  • Contribute to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed. 

4.Stakeholder Management:

  • Responsible for building connect with Corporate, and College Partners.  
  • College outreach and continuous relationship building throughout the year for Enrolments and any other support.  
  • Connect with Katalyst students and interact with them regularly to build rapport, assess their needs, follow up and update data.  
  • Engage with corporate partners for workshops, field visits, internship and placement opportunities. 

5.Process Improvement:

  • Supervise program initiatives assigned and provide internal processes for improved efficiency while adhering to organization’s guidelines. 
  • Provide data analytics of program outcomes, specific intervention, and COE to the management teams. 
  • Create and maintain rolling three/six-month plan for organisation initiatives/projects. 

Eligibility Criteria

  • Postgraduate (or equivalent) in management or equivalent from a Tier 1 University 
  • 5+ years of experience in a Program management or similar role 
  • Experience in developing team and program planning. 
  • Strong ability in Analytics and data driven approach 
  • Advanced MS office skills 
  • Superior leadership skills, with focus on employee coaching and development 
  • Up-to-date knowledge of relevant industry trends 
  • Strong in Business Communication and ability to communicate with people at different levels 
  • Solution Oriented and high degree of Accountability 

Desired Candidate Profile

Post Graduation - Post Graduate-Other

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.

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