Careers: Operations Manager – Ignite

Job Description :Operations Manager – Ignite
Location :Chennai
Job Nature : Permanent Full-time

The applicant will be responsible for the operational excellence of Bhumi’s Ignite (Educational Program)across India. S/he will initially develop deep knowledge of field, core projects, operations, and organization plans.He/she will have to work closely with
> Other staff: The program director, Curriculum managers, HR – Volunteer managers, city level managers and city level operations coordinators
> Volunteers: National & city level project coordinators
> Partners: Learning centre authorities, NGO partnersand vendors.

Primary responsibilities include but are not limited to:
• Drive the operational plan which incorporates goals and objectives that work towards the strategic direction of the program
• Ensure that the operations of the organization meet the expectations of its stakeholders
• Oversee the efficient and effective day-to-day operation of the program
• Help Strategise programme expansion within existing city chapters and across new cities
• Build partnerships in NGOs, Learning centres, Schools, establishing relationships with the management and community leaders at each expansion site
• Assist & Monitor the execution of the programme nationally
• Coordinate and execute centre level liaison with the operations team nationally – Annual centre engagement formalities, quarterly progress reports, feedback collection and timely resolution
• Ensure the availability & track teaching resources at each learning centre nationally
• Coordinate and engage vendors, procurement of materials nationally (on need basis)

Preferred Education Qualification / Experience:
• Any graduate; Having an MBA would be an advantage
• More than 3 years of relevant work experience
• Prior experience with non-profit organisation / field work is desirable

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
• Excellentinterpersonal and communication skills – English, Hindi & Tamil
• Basic computer skills – Word, Excel, Powerpoint – essential
• Proactive, Self-Monitored, Resourceful, Accountable
• Ability to work effectively in collaboration with diverse groups of people
• Problem solving and Decision making skills are essential
• Willingness to travel extensively –locally& nationally

Other Information:
• Reporting to: Director – Ignite
• Expected Age: Below 35
• Scope: Willing to work flexible hours
• Remuneration – Rs.28,000-Rs.35,000 p.m
• Expected Joining Date: Immediate

We are looking for someone who is committed to Bhumi for at least three years. If you qualify and are interested to take up the role, send in your resume along with a brief note on your aptitude for this role to [email protected]