• Location:

    New Delhi
  • Rate/Salary:

    INR 0 - 0 lakh p.a
  • Experience:

    0 - 0 years

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Tata Trusts

Tata Trusts as a philanthropic organization works in over 17 states and 170 districts across the country, reaching out to millions of households through an efficient network of 450 plus partner organisations.

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Program Officer

at Tata Trusts as Full-time

Job Description

As a member of the Swasth Bharat Preraks team, the Program Officer will support ongoing program implementation, research, monitoring and evaluation of the Swasth Bharat Preraks program.

S/he will help manage project operations, administration, finances, and logistics. The Program Officer will assist with the design and development of project management systems and work directly with Preraks to develop and monitor project scopes of work, budgets, and timelines. The Program Officer will report to the Senior Program Manager or Program Manager and will learn about all aspects of the projects in order to provide program officer support, including annual work plans, budget development, and monitoring. S/he is expected to work independently with limited supervision.

This position is ideal for ahighly organizedand diplomatic individual who is eager to grow and contribute to a pioneering, transformational, and high-performing philanthropic institution.

Job Responsibilities

Program Management:

  • Assist in developing and monitoring annual work plans and budgets, as well as associated deliverables and results/outputs.

  • Prepare, coordinate reviews, edit, and disseminate project-related reports and documents, including subcontract scopes of work, progress updates, curricula, and other documents and reports.

  • Prepare project contract documents (subcontracts, sub-agreements, purchase orders, and Memoranda of Understanding) as requested;

  • Oversee all project-related travel processes. Seek any necessary approvals for travel.

  • Assist with project-related information management

  • Work closely with the project finance team and the TINI Finance Department to develop, monitor, track and analyse annual, quarterly and monthly expenditures compared to project budget.

  • Ensure that project budget projections are accurate and expenditures are properly tracked, including accruals.

  • Review expense reports, cash requests, and collaborate with Finance and Contracts staff to correct any errors identified, informing finance staff of necessary changes to be made.

  • Manage procurement process, serving as headquarters point person for field.

  • Liaise with field office staff, including HR and Operations staff, on various operational, technical and program areas as well as project-related personnel issues.

  • Facilitate approvals and paperwork, including identifying, interviewing, hiring and managing Preraks expense reports and invoices, and ensuring accuracy and adherence to contract

Project implementation and monitoring:

  • Knowledge of different types of learning, monitoring and evaluation frameworks and tools.

  • Good qualitative and quantitative dada analysis skills

  • Information and knowledge management

  • Capacity building and/or experience conducting monitoring and evaluation trainings for stakeholders preferred

  • Ability to monitor, evaluate and assess impact of projects over a stipulated time frame with multiple deliverables and deadlines.

  • Ability to design, organize and lead the implementation of work plans and relevant processes.

  • Excellent documentation skills.

  • Presentation, coordination, negotiation, building and reviewing systems, assessing impact and decision making skills.

Team Management/ Coordination:

  • Manage day-to-day operations of the program

  • Project manage team deliverables through active calendar and work plan management

  • Maintaining the portfolio’s network database

  • Assist in program implementation such as recruitment, training, deployment of Preraks, and periodic follow up of performance

  • Manage and prioritise own workload within agreed objectives to ensure that all activities are completed to deadlines

  • Ability to work in a multi-cultural environment based in remote locations.

  • Strong interpersonal skills and proven ability to provide leadership and work in a team environment.

Core Knowledge and Skills:

  • Excellent organisation and administration skills

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Good numeracy skills

  • Excellent knowledge/application of office IT systems (Microsoft Office: Word,

Outlook, PowerPoint, and Excel)

  • Managing, maintaining and manipulating databases

  • Strong research and analytical skills; demonstrated ability to formulate research plan,collect and analyse useful data and information; knowledge of research tools andmethodology

Required Experience and Education

A Bachelor’s degree and 3-5+ years professional experience, with experience in program monitoring and evaluation. Experience in working in public health would be an asset.

Position Type and Expected Hours of Work

  • This is a full-time position; typical work days and hours are Monday through Friday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. However, there may often be times when longer work hours are required.

  • Willingness to undertake travel


  • Self-confidence, discretion, tact, diplomacy and a professional approach

  • Initiative and the ability to identify, solve and, where necessary, escalate issues


  • An assured, confident and responsive manner, interested in people and comfortable

in a variety of social and professional environments

  • A methodical and organised approach to work

  • The ability to prioritise activities, manage several tasks concurrently and work under

pressure without continuous supervision

  • Initiative in dealing effectively with any issues that may arise

  • The ability to work both as part of a team and to take responsibility for individual


To apply: interview@wcdsbp.org