Thursday, April 21, 2016

Director Institute - Kailash Satyarthi Children's Foundation (Apply by: May 15, 2016)

Company Name: Kailash Satyarthi Children's Foundation

Position: Director Institute

Exp: Min 15 years

Location: New Delhi

About Organisation:

The Kailash Satyarthi Children’s Foundation (KSCF) is the global umbrella for the Kailash Satyarthi Children’s Foundation-India based in New Delhi and the Kailash Satyarthi Children’s Foundation-U.S. based in Washington, D.C.  Nobel Peace Laureate Kailash Satyarthi serves as the Global Chairperson of the Foundation.

What began as one man's drive to fight for the rights of children, has manifested into a global foundation of like-minded people committed to creating a world fit for children. The Kailash Satyarthi Children’s Foundation’s Global Advisory Board is comprised of strategic partners, leaders from the private, public, and NGO sectors, and subject matter experts in a variety of areas.

The three pillars of KSCF are Outreach & Engagement, Direct Action, and Policy & Training.

For more details about KSCF, please visit

Job Description:

Director Institute will contribute to the development, integration and execution of the Foundation strategy across the research Institute. Director Institute will lead its policy and practice arm across the research institute and will be responsible for capability building and knowledge creation for the child protection, education and health. Individual will drive a strong thought leadership agenda that will help shape the future. The person shall be responsible to ensure Institute is developing high quality, evidence-based, impactful research to support the mission and vision of the organization.  

Main job role includes the following responsibilities:

Strategy: Develop and implement strategy and operational plan for the Institute in collaboration with the Board, the Trustees, Executive Director and other senior management members
Research and System Strengthening: Define research priorities and promote Institute’s research in child abuse & protection, child health and education. Lead the strategy, research, advocacy, training and policy reform
Fundraising and partnerships: Raise funds for the institute and cultivate relationship with the donors and build and maintain the relationships with the key stakeholders
Leadership: Recruit, lead and develop the Institute team, including setting performance objectives and performance reviews

Qualification: Postgraduate/Graduate degree in education/community development studies with research methodology as a topic of study are preferred.

Experience: Minimum 15 years’ experience in a Research Institute or Department or in a global NGO, foundation or business

Apply by:  May 15, 2016

How to Apply: Eligible candidates interested in this position are requested apply to with a cover letter.

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