Posted By: Client Of Barefoot Talent Solutions


Senior Mgt (VP, CxO, Program Director)

Information Technology


Job Description


APPI is a 68-member team, embarking on an exciting journey that aspires to facilitate a just, equitable, humane and sustainable society through grant making. In the last 36 months, 120+ grants have been made in the areas of intervention (further broken down into specific themes) – Vulnerable Groups, Nutrition and Governance. APPI represents a workplace that is well entrenched in diversity, inclusion and consists of individuals who are proficient at being specialized generalists, can double and triple hat with ease with BAU as well as specific projects with an aim to transform the APPI mission. To know more about it, please visit-

                             SENIOR MANAGEMENT TEAM

Ananthapadmanabhan Guruswamy, Chief Executive Officer

Liril Gupta, Chief Financial Officer

Narayan Krishnaswamy, Chief People Officer

Hrishikesh Parthasarathy, Vice President – Impact

 Anwar Shaik, Vice President - Programmes 


The grant portfolio with APPI is continuously growing and hence APPI created the role of “ManagerTechnology and Systems” to ease the process. The incumbent would ensure the working and maintenance of their IT systems. S/he would be responsible for educating the partners and the internal team on the portal and make sure they are able to access it easily.


Reports to Chief Financial Officer

Location: Bangalore, with regular travel to project locations

Full- time employment terms


Help in supervising, innovating workflows, and increasing usage/usability of a state of the art cloud based Grant management System (Fluxx) accessible to all 24/7.

Tweak workflows in the grant management system as per changing requirements and implement the changes with specific focus on features and scalability. 

Educate organization employees, partners (grantees) on the portal and make sure they are able to use it easily.

Ensure the correct running and maintenance of the IT systems.

IT Administration

Support Manager-IT to procurement, installation, monitoring and maintenance of the computer systems and networks of APPI offices.

Support Manager-IT to procurement, installation, monitoring and maintenance of the financial and administration systems. This also includes creating synergies between IT and various departments at APPI like Finance, Admin, etc.

Support Manager-IT to Test and evaluate new technology as required for internal APPI needs. 

Responsible for line management, mentoring, growth and encouraging learning for Manager-IT.

Internal and External Technology Consultant

To the Programme, Impact, Finance and Admin team for ensuring quality check in all contracts of APPI which have a technology component.

To the Programme team to evaluate feasibility and architecture of technology related plans in Grant Applications (MIS, Website, etc). 

Provide guidance and support to APPI grantees to implement MIS for their mission.

Barefoot Talent Solutions, a leading search firm in the Not for Profit sector has been retained for this position. Interested candidates can send in their CVs along with three references and a cover note to Please note only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Desired Candidate Profile

Post Graduation - ME/M.Tech

Leadership Skills:

Ability to guide and support internal team members as well as the grantees.

Great team player

Ability to learn by self and share learnings Communication and Networking Skills:

Strong interpersonal and communication skills

Good listener and ability to synthesise technology requirements in a simple and easy to understand format

Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English

Self-motivated, and happy to work unsupervised, using own initiative

Compatibility with APPI’s Culture:

Passionate about the work done by APPI

Strongly aligned with their mission and organizational value 


He/ She will have to be highly performance oriented in the management of pre-determined goals and objectives.

Analyzing information and evaluating results to find the best solution

Organization Details

  • Organization Name:Client Of Barefoot Talent Solutions
  • About Organization:

    Barefoot Talent Solutions has been set up to provide quality talent solutions across mid to senior management level, to organizations having a social impact agenda.Barefoot Talent Solutions aims to provide quality affordable talent search solutions to help the development sector recruit relevant and qualified professionals across levels and functions.