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Senior Manager at ActionAid India

Job Title: ActionAid India, Senior Manager- Programmes

Location: Delhi

Organization’s profile:

ActionAid India is part of a global federation active in more than 40 countries across the world and is committed to fighting poverty and injustice. Set up in India in 1972, we operate out of 12 Regional Offices spread across 24 States and 1 Union Territory.

Together with the people, we claim legal, constitutional and moral rights to food and livelihood, shelter, education, healthcare, dignity and a voice in decisions that affect their lives.

ActionAid India is an agency that is:

Working in partnership with formations of excluded people, mass movements, knowledge institutions and civil society organisations,

Standing with people in their struggle towards a world free of poverty, exclusion, patriarchy and injustice,

Rooted with communities and social formations, learning from people’s actions and building on alternatives,

Promoting a critical yet constructive engagement with the state to advance and promote peoples’ action for claiming rights

Engaged in varied roles, as a support and an implementing agency, which requires us to continuously learn and evolve.

Job Description:

  1. Will be responsible for supporting and coordinating the programme function and steering the efforts of the various organs of ActionAid India in achieving the objectives of the Country Strategy Paper.
  2. Coordinate and support the unit and regions on strategic exercises such as annual reviews, project appraisals, internal audit etc.
  3. Support the programme planning, budgeting and monitoring process for all short term and long term initiatives.
  4. Promote cross learning and sharing and thereby build micro-macro linkages in order to continuously enhance programme quality and impact.
  5. Ensure that all mandatory reporting requirements at national, regional and international levels are fulfilled as per the timelines.
  6. Map and strategize the Resource Allocation and Utilization across all social groups and themes.
  7. Support the Unit’s MIS (database) for efficient programme management for both short-term and long-term initiatives.
  8. Build linkages with various civil society organizations, eminent social activists, academicians and government authorities.


  1. have Post Graduate degree in Social Work/Social Sciences/Rural Development/Management or its equivalent.
  2. have 8-10 years of relevant experience in planning, budgeting, implementing, monitoring and evaluating development projects.
  3. possess strong leadership and administrative skills, capable of leading a team of development professionals.
  4. have strong positive attitude and skills to liaise and network with social movements, campaign groups, Civil Society groups, NGOs, INGOs, Government and other agencies.
  5. should be gender sensitive and have conviction and skills for the empowerment of the marginalized and excluded social groups

Salary & Benefits- Approx – INR  9 Lakhs CTC– per annum approximately – this includes PF contribution.

How to apply: Please send your application, only on our ‘Standard Application Form’ available in the ‘Jobs’ section of our website:  through e-mail at Please mention in the subject line of your e-mail “Senior Manager Programmes”.

Applications received without the filled in Standard ActionAid Application Form and after the due date will be summarily rejected. Only short listed applicants will be contacted.

Last date for the application: 14 Nov, 2013

Reference: ActionAid

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