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March 24, 2018

Access Livelihoods Consulting India Ltd. (ALC India) looking for Project Director – Skill Development

Organization: Access Livelihoods Consulting India Ltd. (ALC India)

Position: Project Director – Skill Development

Location: Hyderabad, Telangana

Minimum Eligibility Requirements:

Educational Qualification: Post Graduation/MBA or an equivalent degree from a premier institute
Experience: Minimum 10 years of experience in skill development, business generation and program implementation 

Skills required:
— Entrepreneur skills
— Demonstrated commitment to livelihoods and skill development
— Excellent leadership skills
— Team management and mentoring a young team
— Design, manage and be accountable for projects and service delivery
— Build ALC India’s reach and relationships with organizations in different categories
— Awareness and appreciation of livelihood/social sector issues
— Ability to adapt to local culture and sensitivity to the physical hardships of rural India
— Enjoy working under pressure, deadline-driven and ability to adapt to a changing environment
— Good documentation and presentation skills

Job Overview: The Project Director is responsible for taking the below mentioned four verticals forward with a target business of Rs.30 Cr revenue and reaching 300,000 lakh households in 5 years period through skill development which will positively impact the individuals unlike many programs which are implemented just for numbers sake.
Skill enhancement for urban jobs – linking large corporate value chains
Skill enhancement for social jobs and entrepreneurship
Skill enhancement for rural entrepreneurs and collective enterprises
Skill enhancement for local economic development and governance

Roles and Responsibilities:
— Needs analysis and trend in skill development, spot opportunities for the employment generation
— Evaluate, prepare and submit proposals to agencies and organizations to partner in skill development
— Design and implement training programs ranging from 3 months to 2 years
— Identify and build and maintain partnerships with key players in skill development space
— Business development for stabilizing the above verticals and impalement as per the timelines
— Resource management – financial, human resources and its allocation for each of the program with timelines.
— Extend management support in strategic planning, supervision and direction for the implementation of each program
— Plan and ensure execution of quality of training programs for the target community and their participation.
— Build and mentor the program team through continuous monitoring, nurturing and counseling
— Documentation and dissemination of each program and sharing it internally and externally

Remuneration: Salary Range INR 70,000 – INR 80,000 per month

Application Process: Interested candidates should send an up-to-date CV to hr@alcindia.org

Last date to apply: 30 June 2017

Additional Information: ALC India offers:
— Non-hierarchical work environment
— A professional work environment and job satisfaction
— Work-life balance
— The joy of creating social impact
— The chance to work with and learn from highly experienced professionals
— A chance to truly experience and understand the real India

About ALC India:

India’s marginalized producers battle formidable odds to eke out a fragile livelihood. To such producers, ALC India offers professional services delivered by a team of passionate individuals who graduated from some of India’s best institutions and have chosen the road less traveled.

To a range of other stakeholders which includes government, financial institutions, funding agencies, collectives, corporate, and academic institutions we offer a variety of consulting services.

Blending technical and managerial expertise, ALC India’s services assist the economically marginalized communities to turn the odds in their favour and build livelihoods that are more certain, rewarding, and sustainable. As central elements of this endeavor, ALC India develops technical, managerial, and entrepreneurial skills and incubates enterprises collectively owned by members of the communities.

Today, we partner almost 65,000 marginalized producers, including small and marginal farmers, weavers, tribals, small livestock holders, internally displaced and other vulnerable communities. Our work is spread across five states – Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Maharashtra, Odisha, and Telangana.

So far ALC India and ALDF mobilized Rs 25 Cr from various sources including Tata Trusts. Our future plans are to mobilize 50 Cr. In this journey we want someone to join the team to take our efforts forward and plan for registering ALDF NBFC which will become a fully owned subsidiary of ALC India.