Responsibilities and Results:
Lead KNH programs nationwide and strategically position KNH for new opportunities in the country. Identify and develop new innovative programming strategy.
Networking with key stakeholders relevant to KNH work in India
Monitoring of KNH supported projects in India
Provide strategic input to KNH Germany
Facilitate capacity building support to KNH partners in India in consultation with KNH Germany.
Engage in advocacy work related to KNHs goals in India
Reporting to KNH Germany according to agreed formats and schedules
Identify potential new partners and projects for KNH in India in line with the country strategy paper and operational plan
Provide input for the development of standard operating procedures especially concerning the interface between KNH in India and KNH Germany
Identify local sources of support for KNHs work in India
Budget the work of KNH in India and report financially against the approved budget
Master's Degree in development or management related subject with a minimum of 15 years of total professional experience of which few years have been in strategic leadership roles preferably within development organizations.
Proven ability in straddling multiple day to day roles that include timely project delivery, stakeholder relationship management, quality assurance, team building and thought leadership.
Sound and inclusive understanding and experience of the child rights approach to development.
Demonstrated experience in monitoring project implementation, technically and financially.
Ability to represent the organization across international bodies, government, and donors.
Ability to communicate in northern and southern Indian languages is an added advantage.
High levels of computer proficiency including MS packages.
Experience in working with minorities, particularly with scheduled casts and scheduled tribes.
Extensive experience of working with international development organizations in key management positions.