Careers: Projects Associate

Job Description: Projects Associate – Ignite


Location: Chennai

 The Projects Associate shall collaborate and work alongside our existing employees and volunteer project coordinators. Team spirit and the ability to build a good rapport with colleagues, coordinators and volunteers are very important. Main responsibilities would include ensuring smooth day-to-day running of assigned educational projects at centres across chapters.

Primary responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Lead and help in the implementation of assigned projects across chapters
  • Ensure project activities comply with the planned objectives
  • Monitor project progress on weekly basis
  • Analyse data, identify trends and prepare reports
  • Troubleshoot project related problems. Identify and implement creative solutions

Preferred Education Qualification/ Experience:

  • Graduate/Post Graduate degree in any discipline
  • Fluency in English and computer skills.
  • Prior experience of working in a NGO setup desirable (preferably in Education)
  • Prior experience of leading a team is desirable.
  • Prior experience of teaching children is desirable.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Interpersonal and communication skills
  • Organizational and project management skills
  • Creativity and problem solving skills
  • Resourceful, responsible and self-starting
  • Efficient planning and multi tasking skills
  • A proactive learner with a positive attitude
  • Ability to travel extensively – nationally and locally
  • Familiarity with current educational system in India.

Other Information:

  • Reporting to: Senior Manager
  • Expected Age: Below 30
  • Scope: Full time, willing to work flexible hours and on weekends
  • Remuneration: Rs.15,000 – Rs.20,000 p.m. based on the candidate’s profile
  • Expected Joining Date: Immediate

We are looking for a leader who is committed to increasing his/her skills, knowledge and ability, and is committed to the Bhumi team for at least two years. This is not an employment opportunity but a calling to facilitate change!


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