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Career Development Manager

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A client of JobsForGood
 
Job Summary
Experience Required : 7 Years
Location : New Delhi, Delhi, India.
Opening Date : 3 August, 2018
Closing Date : 30 September, 2018
Sector : Non Profit
Functional Area : Education/ academics
Job Type : Full time
Desired Job Profile

About CCS:

  • CCS is a Delhi-based think tank that advocates social change through public policy. After pioneering educational and outreach programs on a liberal approach to public policy to a diverse set of audience, in its 21st year of translating policy into practice, CCS proposes to launch a full-time, 12-18 months academic program in public policy in 2019, an independent Policy School in the next academic year. The students who successfully complete this program shall be placed at think tanks, government departments, private corporations and research organizations.
Tasks and Responsibilities
Placements/Career Advancement Management:
  • Facilitate career advancement of students, ensuring a well-defined high placement ratio.
  • Assist the students to develop career plans based on appraisals of aptitudes, interests, and personality characteristics along with the team.
  • Provide the students all the necessary support – mock interviews, mentorship, trainings to enable them to achieve their career goals
  • Ensure integration of experiential learning into the core course curriculum through externships and dialogues with key stakeholders
  • Create processes and systems that empower the students in pursuing enterprising career options for employment in the public policy space
  • Contribute towards the program design to integrate crucial elements and skills that prepare the students for future opportunities in the policy sector
Manage Industry Expectations and Partnerships:
  • Assist in conducting industry surveys to gather market information, such as pay scales, skills required, trainings, and employment opportunities and trends.
  • Build strong partnerships and connections with prospective employers to determine needs and to identify the best fit for the students
  • Arrange on-campus talks/ interviews between employers and graduating students to facilitate placement of graduates
  • Create systems to ensure sustained engagement of the employers with the students during the course of the program
  • Create robust mechanisms for post-placement follow-ups
  • Build sustained and strong relationships and effective processes with the industry and potential employers with the aim to create a collaborative ethos
Development and Strategy:
  • Assist in core strategy and planning activities including resource and financial allocations, development of long-term institutional vision, securing financial sustainability and operational efficiency
  • Assist in establishing academic and institutional partnerships to foster academic credibility; liaise with potential investors and assist with resource mobilization to secure sustainability and scalability
  • Create a culture of collaboration, intellectual integrity and ensure a valuable experience to each and every individual associated with the program; through executing effective and transparent systems and processes
Qualifications
  • Master’s degree in Business Administration/ Social Sciences with at least 7 years of relevant experience, preferably involving interactions with C Level stakeholders across multiple sectors
Minimum Experience
  • Master’s degree in Business Administration/ Social Sciences with at least 7 years of relevant experience, preferably involving interactions with C Level stakeholders across multiple sectors
Skills
  • Master’s degree in Business Administration/ Social Sciences with at least 7 years of relevant experience, preferably involving interactions with C Level stakeholders across multiple sectors
  • Prior experience in public policy or an academic institutional space will be preferred
  • Should have excellent communication skills both written and verbal (English and Hindi)
  • Proficiency in M.S. Office (Excel, Power Point and Word) with demonstrably strong skills in these
  • Ability to work with multiple stakeholders – think-tanks, government personnel, corporates, and students
  • Street-smartness is an absolute essential – in addition to excellent interpersonal and negotiation skills
  • Good Report writing and documentation skills
  • Should have basic IT Skills
  • Should be willing to travel extensively
Soft Skills
  • Conviction in the idea and the programs tops all parameters
  • Intellectual curiosity and commitment to learn
  • Respect for individual voice and ideas in a diverse environment
  • Honest and open communication
How to Apply
 
Contact Details
Company Name : A client of JobsForGood
Website : http://www.jobsforgood.com
Contact Person : Jyoti Negi
Email : jyoti@jobsforgood.com
Contact Number : 011-26217460