National Institute of Urban Affairs (NIUA) invites application for the position Team Leader
No. of Positions: 1
Purpose of the Assignment: NIUA seek to hire a Team Lead for the 2 year programme with prior experience in programme management and donor liaising, and expertise in inclusive development, training and capacity building. (S)he will bring in the expertise for the development of ITCN programme and inclusion of children focused aspects within the development plans and programmes of various city and state departments in India.
Scope of Work:
Leading the project team for the implementation of the ITCN programme, programming activities in line with the agreed timelines, establishing partnerships with empanelled training institutions and academic institutions for developing and delivering training modules, coordinating handholding support to participating cities and state departments, quality assurance, preparation of assessment reports, project closure and designing the follow-up programme. The Team Lead will report to the Director (NIUA),and coordinate with BvLF country representative, NIUA teams implementing projects focused on inclusive development and other relevant stakeholders in the partner ecosystem at MoHUA and cities across India.
Roles & Responsibilities:
a. Establish ITCN as the key training and capacity building module for better understanding of needs of children within the urban ecosystem, especially amongst key stakeholders of city/state administrators, academia, and civil society partners.
b. Drive the programme to achieve outputs and outcomes in terms of creating child friendly cities and spaces by ensuring use of knowledge and capacities created under the Programme by various stakeholders.
c. Selection of partner institutions and their on-boarding for developing the training modules and delivering the on-line training on NULP.
d. Ensure adherence to cadence and communication systems/processes put in place.
e. Facilitate training and communication for modules/ launches with internal cross-functional stakeholders and external partners.
f. Quality assurance of the Programme deliverables.
g. Manage the overall functioning and day-to day operations for ITCN programme at NIUA.
h. Develop and support strategies for foundational components like programme design, implementation and outreach for ITCN.
i. End-to-end to management of program implementation and rollout to cities, states and urban local bodies (ULBs).
j. Coordination with senior leadership of cities for appointing nodal officers/key SPOCs and supporting on-boarding activities outlined for the programme.
k. Ensure convergence with partners and relevant government departments to facilitate effective programme completion.
l. Provide inputs for the formulation of content and implementation the programme
Skills, Qualifications & Experience:
a. Master’s degree in Urban Planning, Sociology, Economics or Social Work.
b. 10 - 15 years of work experience in the urban social development sector with focus on inclusive development, children and gender.
c. Good verbal and written communication skills with fluency in English and Hindi.
d. Prior knowledge of working with education and technology leveraging learning management systems in urban/municipal domains.
e. Demonstrated experience of having managed multi-stakeholder projects at scale with internal and external teams.
f. Additional considerations that will be a plus:
g. Prior experience of managing programmes in government capacity building domains.
h. Enthusiasm for open platforms, technology and social impact
Location of position: Based out of the office at NIUA, New Delhi; with travel to cities as required.
Term of position: The position is on a contractual basis for a period of 2 years, which may be further extended subject to performance and grant/project timelines. References: Name and contact information of three references
Remuneration: At par with the industry standards, depending on experience and skills. Proof of past remuneration (last received salary/monthly contract payment) would be required.