Thursday, May 10, 2018

Project Manager (Research) - Just Jobs Network

1. POSITION VACANT: Project Manager (Research), Just Jobs Network, New Delhi, India
JustJobs Network is a private, nonpartisan, organization, engaged in finding evidence-based solutions to one of the most pressing challenges of our time: How to create more and better jobs worldwide?
The organization produces empirical research on good job creation, focusing attention on critical knowledge gaps in the global employment landscape.

JustJobs convenes a global network of diverse stakeholders, including policy shapers, academics, and grassroots leaders, to deepen the practical implications of their research endeavors and amplify its impact. Combining cutting-edge research and global knowledge sharing, the organization aims to forge a fresh, dynamic channel for policy dialogue on employment at national, regional and international levels. The network has a dual presence in Washington D.C. and New Delhi and team members based at both locations.
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The Project Manager (Research) shall be responsible for managing and supervising research projects, involving conceptualizing research design, preparing project work-plans and budgets, reviewing interim research outputs, monitoring progress and preparing update reports.
A significant aspect of the post-holder’s time will be spent on coordinating with the research team, liaising with partners, donors and vendors and ensuring smooth execution and high-quality delivery and completion of projects.
The ideal candidate shall have the ability and experience of executing multiple, small and large-scale research projects, simultaneously. S/he will work closely with the research team and other senior staff in conceptualizing new project ideas.
This is a stimulating, learning opportunity, for a keen analyst, critical thinker and problem solver, with a positive work attitude and strong leadership skills.
Key Job Responsibilities
(1) Plan, coordinate and execute assigned research projects;
(2) Conceptualize research design, approach and methodology and develop draft proposals for new projects;
(3) Lead and support the research team in completing projects within allotted timelines and budgets;
(4) Perform day-to-day management of the project team and promptly address all team issues;
(5) Prepare project documentations, financial reports and research progress reports;
(6) Assist in employee recruitment, training, performance evaluation, promotion and termination activities;
(7) Act as the primary contact for donor and partner communications;
(8) Support senior management in developing the organization’s research plans and strategies;
(9) Develop contract specifications and negotiate business contracts and terms with clients;
(10) Conduct team meetings to review and discuss project status and address issues, if any.
Masters’ in Business Management, Economics, or Public Policy.
(1) Minimum three years of work experience in research, public policy or other relevant field;
(2) Minimum one year of experience in supervising staff.
Skills and Competencies:
(1) Prior experience in managing multiple projects simultaneously;
(2) Prior experience in preparing technical and financial research proposals;
(3) Excellent writing, editing and verbal communication skills;
(4) Proven problem-solving and leadership skills;
(5) Thorough knowledge of Microsoft Office, especially MS Word and Excel;
(6) Basic skills in statistical analysis software (STATA);
(7) Demonstrated interest in labor, employment, and globalization issues;
(8) Legal eligibility to work in India.
The gross remuneration budgeted for the position is Rs. 8.1 lacs per annum. Offers shall be commensurate with the qualifications, experience and salary history, of the selected candidate.
6. LOCATION: New Delhi
Senior Consultant
Strategic Alliance Management Services P Ltd.
1/1B, Choudhary Hetram House, Bharat Nagar
New Friends Colony, New Delhi 110 025
Phone Nos.: 011- 2684 2162; 4165 3612 

Eligible candidates interested in this position are requested apply to with a cover letter, discussing their interest in and suitability for the position, along with an updated resume, giving details of three references, current cost to organisation and expected compensation, by or before May 23, 2018.

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