a.The Program Director oversees the coordination and administration of all aspects of an ongoing program including planning, organizing, staffing, leading, and controlling program activities.
b.Develop new initiatives to support the strategic direction of the organization
c.Develop an annual budget and operating plan to support the program
d.Develop a program evaluation framework to assess the strengths of the program and to identify areas for improvement
e.Develop funding proposals for the program to ensure the continuous delivery of services
f.Work with the internal departments and external partners to coordinate seamless execution of the program.
g.Manage and monitor the budgets and ensure cost effective execution of projects. Negotiate with vendors for cost optimisation of services.
h.Build new partnerships with external partners to enable quality programmes in the field.
i.100% adherence to project - design frame work
j.Maintain adequate relationships with local / central authorities who may influence project plan
k.Communicate with funders and other stakeholders to gain community support for the program and to solicit input to improve the program
There were many microfinance institutions active in rural India, but very few served... India’s urban population. To bridge this gap, Ujjivan focused on the urban poor. This is a fast growing segment that is relatively new to India’s microfinance industry. Our surveys and interaction with the urban poor show that they are exposed to enormous contingencies and are required to share their meagre resources with neighbors, friends, relatives and colleagues. Hence, there is a tremendous amount of bonding and affinity among them. We have also found that, contrary to popular belief, the urban poor are a stable population. Therefore, the significant difference between the urban and rural population is the lack of time and availability of space in cities. Read full description