Position : Program Manager (Human Development Resource Group – HDRG)

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Program Manager (Human Development Resource Group – HDRG)

Job Code: HDRGPM

No. of Posts: 1

Department / Wing

Knowledge & Research Division

Reports to

Director (HDRG)

Purpose of the Job

To provide leadership and project execution level support to the Resource Group activities in Education, Health, Welfare, Inclusiveness, Equity and allied sectors and other issues of transparency and accountability

Position Objectives

This position will work in close collaboration with Resource Group team. S/he will be responsible to provide vision, technical leadership, and management support for the group’s knowledge management activities and ensures their alignment with the overall project goal and objectives. S/he will be responsible for networking and regular liaison with leading international and national projects and agencies engaged in Human development and related areas. Serves as a core member of the project’s management team.

The Program Manager will contribute to all aspects of the Human Development area but will undertake and lead projects and new business development activities. She or he will take initiatives to procure projects and responsibility for supervision of staff engaged on specific sections of a project.


Critical Functions of the Job

Business Development, Project Execution, Research, Report writing& Publications, and Internal Organizational Support

Job Profile

Minimum Education Required

Minimum Experience Required


Post Graduation in Social Sciences, Public Health, Development, Education, Communications, or related discipline.


  • Work Experience in government, or private consultancy firms
  • Knowledge in statistical tools
  • Preference will be given to candidates who can demonstrate clarity in comprehension of policy climate, assimilate, analyse and critically reflect in verbal and written form.
  • Be IT literate, including competency in Microsoft Office.


10 years and above of overall experience in Consulting / Policy Research with at least 4  years of experience in reputed organization projects.


Experience in the policy research institutions, with a focus on socio-economic analysis, experience with gendered analysis and the development of composite indices, and social impact assessment, preferably with international organizationsis considered to be an asset.
















Job Responsibilities

  1. To contribute to the preparation of the Annual Action Plans of the Resource Group
  2. To participate in the Business Development activities such as-





    • Liaison with key officials of the prospective organizations
    • Preparing or contributing to the preparation of concept notes, Expressions of Interest (EOIs), project proposals etc.
    • Planning and implementing the BD activities as finalized by the superior officers of the Resource Group
    • Updating the superior officers of the Resource Group on the progress of the BD activities assigned / planned
  3. Participate in business development by managing and winning proposals from international and national agencies and UN, World Bank aid–funded tenders
  4. Contribute innovative approaches and methodologies to proposals and programmes
  5. To contribute to the preparation of project plans and schedules for the projects assigned
  6. To execute project activities such as designing of survey tools/questionnaires, conducting secondary research, collecting primary data through field visits, orienting and monitoring field teams, systemic data collation, data analysis & interpretation, draft and final report preparation, presentation to client and other stakeholders, etc. as per the project plans and schedules
  7. To give inputs and guidance to the subordinate officers executing projects / assigned activities
  8. To sort out any issues emerging during the implementation of the projects and escalate the same, in case they need intervention of the superior officers
  9. To participate in Monthly Reviews / Milestone Reviews to update the superior officers of the Resource Group on the status of assigned activities
  10. To interact regularly with the clients and realize payments, as per the agreed upon Schedules of Payments
  11. To prepare appropriate knowledge resources such as project case studies, project data sheets, updated CVs of the Resource Group etc., on closure of the projects
  12. To assist the superior officers of the Resource Group in identifying renowned organizations / consultants, working in the focus areas of the Resource Group
  13. To participate in the publication activities of the Resource Group, such as research studies, case studies, paper presentations and publications
  14. To take care of required correspondence with the clients, prospecting organizations etc. and maintain related files
  15. To offer required support to the internal CGG Developmental Activities
  16. To work with other team members in achieving organization objectives
  17. This job description summarizes the main duties of the job. It neither prescribes nor restricts the exact tasks that may be assigned to discharge responsibility by the superiors from time to time.

































Last Date to apply: 31st August 2022, 5.00 PM

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