Project Manager

Status: Full-time, 2-year contract (renewable)
Location: Gurgaon with frequent travel to project sites

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Deep commitment to eradication of poverty and alignment with Grameen Foundation’s mission
  • Outstanding project management skills with proven track record of achievement under a range of challenging situations and multi-stakeholder arrangements
  • Experience of working on financial services for the poor, mobile and digital financial services.
  • Hands on experience of working on Project management tools.
  • Ability to act as a representative of the project in public forums.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English and Hindi
  • At least 5-7 years of relevant professional experience
  • MBA or equivalent degree in a relevant field from a premier institution

Essential Job Functions

  • Project Management Plans, develop, and maintain procedures, equipment, and policies that have an impact in all facets of research; lead program strategy, program management, technology approach, implementation methodology, quality control, and support for the program; perform complex experiments, data collection, and data analysis.
  • Digital Financial Services expertise
  • Use Human Centered Design process to research client needs and context regarding adoption of Digital financial services, integrate those learnings in project plan and develop systems and processes to onboard low- income clients onto digital financial services platform.
  • Deep understanding of various channels of financial service providers to deliver Digital financial services – especially using the Business Correspondent and Agency channel and develop ideas on how to leverage those channels to deliver Digital financial services.
  • Apply the GF innovation process to the workstreams, including identifying key research questions, deploying innovative research techniques, and leveraging resulting insights to drive digital finance adoption and usage.
  • Contribute to other initiatives of the Innovations in Digital Finance vertical of GFI.
  • Partner Relationship Management
  • Act as primary contact for the implementing partners
  • Proactively recognize and address concerns/ issues and use set communication protocols and methods to maintain an open, transparent, and trusting relationship
  • Prepare reporting documentation and lead regular stakeholder discussions with the partners, including but not limited to Monthly Updates and Quarterly Reports. Ensure partners are involved throughout the process to create shared ownership of deliverables.

Reporting and relationships: The position will report to the Director, Innovation in Digital Finance Compensation: GFSI offers a competitive compensation package.

How to apply: Interested candidates may apply by sending their updated resumes and letter of motivation to mentioning Training Manager in the subject line and confirming the current and expected compensation and earliest joining date.

Grameen Foundation is an equal opportunity employer and encourages female candidates to apply.

Job Category: Project Manager
Job Type: Full Time - Contract
Job Location: Gurgaon

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