Head of Training (She Creates Change), Change.org India

  • Foundation Team India
  • Employee - FT
  • New Delhi, India
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The Change.org Foundation is a global non-profit that incubates movements. We currently operate in 10 countries across Asia, Latin America and Europe, with plans to expand in the next year.

This is an incredibly exciting time to join our team: we’ve already built a toolset that allows anyone with an internet connection – anywhere in the world – to start a campaign to make the world a better place. Now we are ready to massively increase our impact in the Global South with a series of ambitious projects to help people to do extraordinary things.

We have an exciting opening for an exceptional Head of Training to join our India team. This is a permanent full-time role in which you'll be leading an exciting project- She Creates Change, to increase the salience of women and girls campaigns in the country. 

‘She Creates Change’ is the flagship programme of Change.org India that focuses on training women changemakers from across the country to organise themselves in a community to support each other, accelerate campaigns, create impact and build a movement. 

You will bring together training, strategy, learning design, project management and facilitation skills to help empower and grow a community of strong women campaigners to start and win their own campaigns. 

The ideal candidate would be able to develop the project implementation plan and manage the execution of the learning programmes that will enable the She Creates Change community to become self-sustainable and drive change.

Your role would report to the Country Director, India and your job priorities would include:

Training Curriculum Development

  • Develop the training curriculum and learning flows for each of the cohorts of the She Creates Change program based on effective experiential learning principles 
  • Implement the training programme and ensure that the curriculum integrates different learning elements and teams such as campaign skills, personal development and agency building, community building process and community development skills 
  • Integrate success indicators, assessment and feedback systems into the curriculum

Community Management

  • Creating and implementing a vision and strategic plan for She Creates Change Community. 
  • Build the online community architecture. 
  • Develop strategy for community responsibilities for participants and community managers. 
  • Oversee the organising and building  of the community.
  • Be willing to fail, learn from them, modify, make course corrections as the community evolves. 

Project Planning and Implementation

  • Developing an effective project plan along with the team
  • Overseeing the overall management and delivery of the project
  • Planning quarterly deliverables, as well as developing and managing work plans.
  • Ensuring that the agreed targets and objectives of the project are met 
  • Overall responsibility of ensuring the quality and cohesion of project outputs.
  • Reporting on progress to national and international teams and external stakeholders.

Team Management

  • You will manage a team of 3-4 full time staff to effectively plan, implement and deliver on the work plan and overall project goals
  • You will be responsible for task management, performance management and professional development of the learning team. Working collaboratively with them to ensure there is clarity in their deliverables and timelines, that sufficient resources are deployed to facilitate these deliverables
  • Develop and manage the key results for every individual in the team on a quarterly and annual basis
  • You will ensure your team is supported, happy and effective. 
  • You will also oversee contractors and volunteer management during events or as the need arises. 

The ideal candidate would have the following

  • A minimum of 10 years’ experience in working in a professional setting -- preferably in a social good company, or at a nonprofit, of which 3 or more years of experience as a manager or a team lead
  • Demonstrated curriculum design and training expertise 
  • A reputation for good management of people and teams. 
  • Ability to grasp complex situations, simplify solutions and communicate this well. 
  • Demonstrated capacity to manage and implement large-scale projects effectively which includes project planning, project work plan development and management
  • Demonstrated experience of working with multidisciplinary teams and dynamic environments
  • Proven experience working in campaigning and online community management would be preferred
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills in English and the ability to negotiate tactfully and effectively
  • Ability to demonstrate a high degree of self-motivation, planning and organisation, and task orientation
  • Ability to work on own initiative and organising time effectively within a range of often-conflicting deadlines. 
  • Capacity to juggle competing priorities and a busy programme of work while working to an agreed strategy
  • A deep grasp of politics, the political process and current social justice issues within India 
  • A willingness to take risks, fail, and adapt

You must be a self starter, committed to our mission and excited to join an ambitious, fast-paced and collaborative work environment. Your co-workers are high-impact, low-ego, and have a deep respect for our users.

We love serving our users, and we love our staff too. We show it through competitive salaries, five weeks annual leave, robust maternity and parental leave, an amazing culture where you'll work alongside some of the world's leading campaign and communications experts.

We’re an equal opportunity employer, which means we strongly encourage any interested parties to apply – we don’t discriminate on the basis of age, ethnicity, caste, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or physical disability. This is a full-time position based in New Delhi or Bengaluru. 
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