Job title: Project Manager (India)

Company: Precision Development

Job description: Title: Project Manager (India)Salary: Commensurate with experience
Location: New Delhi, India, with current and ongoing work authorization
Start Date: ImmediatePosted on: 23 April, 2024
Application deadline: 13 May, 2024, 6pm IST (applications may be reviewed as they are submitted)PxD is looking for a Project Manager to join our team embedded within a government ministry. We’re looking for a self-starter with excellent project management skills, and the ability to communicate with a wide range of stakeholders to drive adoption of digital agricultural initiatives at scale, with a focus on designing impactful and inclusive solutions.The post-holder should have an understanding for and appreciation of digital technology adoption, scaling through government.This role offers an exciting opportunity to contribute to the development of climate-smart digital agricultural strategy within India and make a meaningful impact on farmers’ livelihoods. If you are passionate about working with the government to scale, leveraging evidence and technology, and committed to driving positive change in the agricultural sector, we encourage you to apply.As a Project Manager, you will:

  • Own end-to-end implementation of projects. Develop project roadmaps, work plans, manage stakeholder communications, and budgets.
  • Develop and manage monitoring systems, in consultation with team leadership and PxD’s cross-functional teams – including technology, programs and research.
  • Manage project contracts, grants and sub-partner monitoring functions.
  • Build strong relationships with a variety of partners, including at every level of Government.
  • Support the development of operational toolkits, communication materials and other tools that could improve the team’s functioning.
  • Manage day-to-day operations within a Government setting.
  • Support a team culture of continuous improvement.
  • Contribute to PxD institutional knowledge management, internal learning efforts and general management and operational activities.
  • Supervise and mentor junior team members including field associates, technical staff, call center managers, among others.

The ideal candidate will be:

Senior Manager - Contracts Administration & Claims Management
  • Extremely organized: You will be managing lots of tasks and relationships. You will need to be organized to stay on top of them.
  • A proactive problem solver: You will need to notice when things need to be fixed, and then fix them, pulling in different teams at PxD as needed.
  • Personable and great with communication: You’ll need to be clear and professional whilst communicating with various stakeholders around the world, both verbally and in writing.
  • Excited by work that demands speed, accuracy, and attention to detail.
  • A strong negotiator and decision-maker.
  • Interested in leveraging technology for impact.

We welcome candidates with an:

  • MBA/MPP, Bachelor’s degree or an industry-relevant equivalent qualification.
  • Proven experience at manager-level leading large programs and/or bringing individual projects to scale.
  • Experience with developing partnerships, communications and outreach.
  • Experience hiring and supporting a high performance team.
  • A background in strategic development.
  • Experience incorporating evidence gathered via research into user-centric program delivery; driving a culture of continuous innovation;
  • A familiarity with AI-powered solutions.

How to apply:To be considered for this opportunity, please visit the PxD website and use the online application form to submit your CV, a cover letter with a description of relevant experience of related projects, and brief responses to the screening questions. Submissions will be reviewed as they are received on a rolling basis until the application deadline of 13 May, 2024, 6pm IST.PxD is committed to building an inclusive and diverse organization. We don’t make decisions based on gender, gender identity, class, ethnicity, sexual orientation or any other personal characteristics that are unrelated to the role. We understand that everyone has different lifestyles and we accommodate flexible working to make sure you are as productive and happy as you can be.We will use any personal data you provide for recruitment purposes only.About PxD(PxD) is a global non-profit organization that harnesses technology, data science, and behavioral economics to build digital services that empower people to change their own lives. By providing actionable information to the right people, in the right way and at the right time, PxD empowers smallholder farmers to improve their productivity, increase their profitability, and advance environmental sustainability. PxD has worked in ten countries in Africa, Asia and Latin America, reaching over 10 million users by the end of 2023.PxD’s activities in India are implemented in partnership with Behavior Change Advisory Services (BCAS) LLP (Technical Partner in India).

Location: New Delhi

Job date: Wed, 24 Apr 2024 23:19:15 GMT