Jobs Roundup – Top positions in Social Enterprise this Week

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Are you passionate about social innovation and entrepreneurship? Do you want to take a role in fostering social investment? These are some of the social enterprise job vacancies available around India. This week you can find jobs as Director General, CEO, Communication Manager and Senior Manager Operations.

Top Jobs

1)     UnLtd India

It is a launch pad for social entrepreneurs that support individuals with ideas, passion and the entrepreneurial skills to address pressing problems in their communities.

Looking For:

Communication Manager: Work with the founders and key team members to develop UnLtd India’s marketing & communications strategy, create dynamic on and offline content including articles, photography, blog posts, case studies, annual reports, newsletters and use online media and social networking platforms to engage the UnLtd India community, social sector stakeholders, and the general public.

2)  TIDE

TIDE is a Bangalore based NGO working on facilitating sustainable development in communities through technology interventions.

Looking For:

Senior Manager Operations: Resource management from need to fulfilment of organization’s mandate, HR management, supervising office administration, Liasoning, MIS and Trainings and developing training packages.

3) Aavishkaar Venture Management Services

AVMS is a pioneer in early-stage investing in India, committed to catalysing ‘inclusive development’, using venture capital as a tool.

Looking For:

Social Impact Associate: Capture best practices & learnings for Aavishkaar & its portfolio companies, regularly update the impact assessment system to reflect changing business objectives & industry trends Compile quarterly, annual & one-off reports for investors

4)     Deccan Development Society 

The Deccan Development Society (DDS), is a 28 year old grassroots organisation working in about 60 villages with women’s Sanghams (voluntary village level associations of the poor) in Medak District of Andhra Pradesh.

Looking For:

Millet Networker: Coordinate the activities under MINI in AP, Karnataka, Gujarat, Orissa, Tamilnadu, Assam, Karnataka, Himachal Pradesh, Monitoring the activities along with DDS senior management team and disseminating the outcomes of the action research and participating in some local millet consultations across India, as and when required. Deadline: 13th February

5)     Health Institute for Mother and Child-10K club initiative

10K Club emanates out of the vast experience that MAMTA health institute for Mother and Child has gathered in last two decades in working with urban and rural poors.

Looking For:

Program Officer: Follow project protocols and objectives and ensure that the team follows the same, coordinate with community, stakeholders and other government functionaries for day to day functioning of the project and develop and implement appropriate strategies /systems/plans for the Project as per the agreed project framework. Deadline: 10th February

6)     Pravah

Pravah has been working in the field of youth development and active citizenship since 1993

Looking For:

Associate Coordinator and Programme Coordinator: The candidate should have good interpersonal skills, passion to work with young people and the ability to work under pressure, understanding of various development and social perspectives with a commitment to issues of social justice

7)     International Rice Research Institute

The International Rice Research Institute is an international independent research and training organization with headquarters in Los Baños, Laguna in the Philippines and offices in sixteen countries

Looking For:

Senior Scientist – Agricultural Economist: Analyse, in close collaboration with biophysical scientists, the early acceptance and initial on-farm performance of modern rice production technologies using state of the art methods, such as randomized experimental designs, conduct adoption constraint analyses to identify institutional and policy options to promote rapid adoption and diffusion of improved technologies and cropping systems and analyse poverty dynamics, livelihood strategies, and gender roles using household survey data to identify production constraints and technology needs

8)     Bharat Rural Livelihoods Foundation

Is an independent organization under the Societies Registration Act to facilitate civil society action in partnership with State and Central Government, for transforming livelihoods and lives of rural households, with an emphasis on women, particularly in the Central Indian Tribal Region.

Looking For:

Chief Executive Officer: establish and develop the organization on a sound foundation and realize its mission goals. The CEO will report to the Executive Committee and also be the Member-Secretary to the Executive Committee and the General Body of BRLF. The role requires the CEO to be hands on in providing strategic leadership and have proven ability in institution building, fund raising, credibility building and developing, managing and fostering stakeholder relationships.

9)     Bourlag Institute of South Asia

The Bourlaug Institute for South Asia (BISA) is a non-profit research institute dedicated to the improvement of food security and reduction of hunger in India

Looking For:

Director General: Develop and articulate strategies and operating plans to realize BISA’s vision and mission. These shall complement the competencies of CIMMYT, CGIAR centers, ICAR and BISA operations in other South Asia. Develop and implement strategy to raise and sustain funding from a broad donor base and Develop work programs and projects

10)  Unitus Capital

Founded in 2008, Unitus Capital is a social investment bank, specializing in raising capital for businesses targeting bottom of the pyramid communities.

Looking for:

Communication officer: help build their brand, communicate with all key stakeholders and implement a new communications and stakeholder relation strategy. This position is part-time.