Assistant Manager- Impact Achievement

About Samhita

Samhita is a social impact consulting firm, with a vision to build a ‘better normal’. The better normal reimagines business environments where social value is an integral aspect of growth, putting stakeholders and environmental guardianship at the centre of business strategy, a strategy that evolves from inputs to outcomes, from individuals to ecosystem, and from delivering services to building capacity and enabling the market.

To do this, we support companies to align their core competencies with the needs of the social sector, and build catalytic partnerships with stakeholders with in-depth knowledge and networks to execute sustainable, outcome-oriented social impact initiatives. This approach bridges the gap between purpose and action, and forges business responsibility strategies that balance people, profit and planet, thereby creating a better normal for communities, environments and businesses.

Role Overview

This role is an interesting mix of creating financial inclusion tools through specialised knowledge and expertise..

Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Project Management
    • Responsibilities include the coordination and supervision of all aspects of projects. Monitor and summarize the progress of the project. Prepare reports regarding status of the project.
    • Program designs for the projects & creating presentations/proposals for the same.
    • Develop project proposal, feasibility study, implementation, evaluation, and monitoring. Plan and support implementation of the project
    • Ensure milestone achievements and qualitative and quantitative measurement of existing projects through monitoring and evaluation. Comprehensive evaluation and analysis of strategic initiatives.
  • Client Engagement
    • Support the team in curating amplification & visibility avenues for the projects
    • Curate a set of knowledge articles, newsletters & industry best practices to share with the client on a quarterly basis
  • Team Management
    • Encourages collaboration b/w internal team
    • Delegating tasks and setting deadlines for the internal team
  • Development and Capacity Building
    • Support NGO onboarding on Samhita’s database and technology platform
    • Negotiate and contract NGOs and implementing partners
    • Support the development of processes and templates to improve team’s efficiency and efficacy

Qualifications, Skills & Experience:

  1. 4+ years of experience in program management and consulting.
  2. MBA or a Masters’s degree, preferably in social science or development sector-related field of study.
  3. Strong project management skills managing complex, multifaceted projects resulting in measurable successes.
  4. Team management experience
  5. Good interpersonal, facilitating and influencing skills to engage a wide spectrum of external and internal stakeholders
  6. A balance of creative and analytical thinking
  7. Comfortable with ambiguity and rapid change. Structured and analytical approach to solving problems.
  8. You are someone who loves taking initiative, you do not hesitate before taking on new responsibilities and can juggle between multiple projects.

Work Location: Remote based in Mumbai

Why Samhita?

  • Make a big difference: Take, own and implement.
  • Leadership: This is the perfect opportunity to go beyond traditional roles and lead cutting-edge management and research strategies. The candidate shall work alongside the brightest minds, in an environment that fosters growth and creativity
  • Impact: Working with Samhita will provide you with an opportunity to bring about a positive change in the lives of millions – doing well by doing well
  • Work Culture: Samhita has a team of young, hard-working, and dynamic individuals who strive for excellence while maintaining a humble outlook. Our work has been strengthened and supported by international and domestic donor agencies and foundations such as the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, The Rockefeller Foundation, Tata Trusts, GIZ, DFID, the World Bank, International Finance Corporation, UNDP and the Power of Nutrition.
  • Learning: Increase your problem-solving capabilities by delving into complex challenges. 

How to apply:

Forward your LinkedIn page or CV to [email protected], you can also apply on our careers page.