Program Lead (Pl)

Posted By: Tara Child Protection And Empowerment (Ngo)


Junior Management

Program Implementation

Child Care and Nutrition

Job Description

PROGRAM Lead TARA Boys- Job Description

Job Title: Program Lead (PL)

Reports To: Head of Residential Programs (HRP)

Responsible for: Child Welfare Officers (CWOs), Night Carers, Nannies, Cook, Teachers, Volunteers, Cleaning person

Organisation: ONYVA (NGO)

Program: TARA Boys Children Home (TB)

JOB MISSION: Running the overall operations of TARA Boys

JOB SCOPE: TARA Boys is a residential home for 20 children from 6 to 18yo


- To provide leadership, vision and inspiration to the staff of TARA Boys.

- To provide the structure to enable the Officers to perform.

- To ensure the safety, well-being and education of the children through the effective management of TARA staff.

- To embody the core values of TARA and be a role model to the management, staff and children.


- To present annual objectives for TB to the HRP for approval

- To agree on the budget for TB in consultation with HRP & ED

- Complete autonomy to manage the operation of the home to ensure the home complies with TARA Core Values and adheres to legal restraints.


- To ensure that the best interest of the children is at the heart of all operational decisions and procedures.

- To ensure the safety and well-being of the children

- To ensure that each child receives the best education available


- To provide leadership to staff

- To provide the plans and the processes to ensure that the Mission Statement is met

- To lead by example and be a role model for staff and children

- To create a family-like environment

- To be available and approachable to the children at all times

To foster effective teamwork between TARA Associates


Develop an operational plan with the HRP which incorporates goals and objectives that work towards the strategic direction of both homes

Implement the Operational Plan of the home after the approval of HRP

Oversee the efficient and effective day-to-day operation of the organisation

Review existing policies & procedures on an annual basis

Conduct one-to-one meetings with direct reports

Ensure the maintenance of proper documentation of all case files and CWC requirements

To be a support to Officers in dealings with CWC and court matters

To ensure that Child Protection Policy and TARA Code of Conduct is implemented fully at all times


- Determine staffing requirements for the home by March

- Implement human resources policies, procedures and practices

- Ensure that a positive, healthy and safe work environment in accordance with all appropriate legislation and regulations

- Recruit, interview and select staff that have the right technical and personal abilities

- Ensure that all staff receive an orientation to TARA and that appropriate training is provided

- Coach and mentor staff as appropriate to improve performance

- Discipline staff when necessary using appropriate techniques and release staff when necessary using appropriate and legal procedures

- Review training effectiveness within 2 weeks of completion of training

- Recruit as per JD’s and budget to ensure both homes are fully staffed

- Complete Performance Reviews as per schedule

- Ensure employee information is raised, distributed and signed as per schedule.


- To produce an annual training plan for the home each March to present to the - HRP for approval

- To implement the training plan with the assistance of the Officers

- Book training courses one month prior to schedule

- To review training effectiveness regularly in OSM


- To present budget proposals to HRP & ED that support the Operational Plan

- Participate in fundraising activities as appropriate

- Ensure that accounting procedures are followed

- Administer the funds of the home according to the approved budget

- To inform the Head of HR & Admin (HHA) of any exceptions to the monthly payroll including new starts


- Represent TARA to other NGOs and agencies at the request of the HRP

- Respond to court summons upon request

- Foster positive neighbourhood relations

- Provide support and supervision to the CWOs when attending court, CWC and DWCD


- Identify and evaluate the risks to both home associates, property, finances, goodwill, and image

- Implement measures to control risks with the approval of HRP

Location: New Delhi, Delhi

Eligibility Criteria

Not Specified

Desired Candidate Profile

Graduation - Graduate-Other

Organization Details

  • Organization Name:Tara Child Protection And Empowerment (Ngo)
  • About Organization:We emphasize the right of each child to quality education and to intellectual, artistic and psychological development. We maintain and encourage the bond of the children with their families.

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