Director – Programmes

Posted By: The Association Of People With Disability - APD


Senior Mgt (VP, CxO, Program Director)

Programme Execution/Management

Rural and Urban Development

Job Description

This position is the Core of APD for Operational delivery of Programs, Projects and services to beneficiaries and engaging with all stakeholders. Key purpose of this role is to provide the strategic direction and achieve operational excellence for effective and efficient management of all programs in the organization towards fulfilling the mission and vision of APD. Key Responsibilities include - Strategic thinking for the disability sector growth, Engagement with Stakeholders – Government, NGOs, Domain Experts, Institutions, Corporate Sector  & most importantly with Beneficiaries and their families – People with Disability (PwDs) and care givers, Setting up directions for overall operations and programs, Coach, Mentor, Guide & Monitor 6-8 senior leaders, Innovation for program growth & development and engage in high level interactions with APD board, CEO and Senior other functional leaders. 

Salary & Remuneration: X

If you are a candidate with the above skills and background willing to take this responsibility please apply to Mrs. Subhashini, Director – HRD at

Desired Candidate Profile

Graduation - Graduate-Other

 - Minimum 12-15 years work experience; at least 10+ years in the development sector

- Experience in working with senior levels in the Government, NGOs, corporate sector and civil society leaders.

- Ability to negotiate and build long term partnerships.

- Leading a team of senior leaders and manage large multi-faceted operations, functions.  

- Domain knowledge in development work with exposure to community and institutional approaches.

- Open to travel minimum of 8 to 10 days a month outside Bangalore   

- Good written and verbal communication in English & Kannada


- Domain expertise in Disability, field Experience in Disability. 

- Exposure to Karnataka State specially North Karnataka region

- Experience in IT, technology in the programs, Operations

- Experience in functional areas &ndash

Organization Details

  • Organization Name:The Association Of People With Disability - APD
  • About Organization:

    APD is Bangalore based NGO, working in the field of disability over the last 57 years.  It is one among few pioneer organizations in the Karnataka state through its diversified programs and larger engagement with local Government, NGOs, Corporates and civil society groups to ensure larger issues in disability sector are addressed.

    APD has its direct base in 5 districts and indirect base through its partner organizations in 6 more districts in Karnataka. APD plays a key leadership role to ensure the Sector moves across the state through larger Government engagement and NGO alliances. It’s key programmes includes Early stage intervention, Education, Rehabilitation, Livelihood, Government Interface, Advocacy and Capacity building of important stakeholders. At any given point of time APD touches the lives of nearly 40000 PwD’s and key stakeholders.