Manager/Sr. Manager – Skilling

Organisation Overview  (

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:

Looking for a Manager/Sr. Manager proficient in working with in skilling team, experienced in need identification, program concept creation and delivering end to end execution of projects.



  1. Identify and generate leads for potential customers / donors (directly / indirectly) to explore potential skilling business opportunities
  1.  Manage skilling projects funded under CSR initiatives.
  2. Work on end to end program management – Strategy design, implementation and program monitoring for various skilling projects.
  3. Preparing customized proposals as per the requirement of the corporates/grant giving agencies
  4. Conduct prospect research to identify, cultivate and solicit new project implementation partners
  5. Invite and provide evidence-based feedback in a timely and constructive manner.
  6. Independently manage external stakeholder conversations with corporates as well as implementation partners
  7. Work with existing processes/systems whilst making constructive suggestions for improvements.
  8. Work on base data and analysis for program management and insights.
  9. Follow risk management and compliance procedures.
  10. Communicate confidently in a clear, concise and articulate manner – verbally and in written form.
  11. Seek opportunities to learn about other cultures and other parts of the business across the service lines of Samhita.
  12. Support the interns and volunteers for field research, survey and developing information on Samhita Verticals.


Qualifications, Skills & Experience:

  1. 8+ years of experience of having worked in the development sector, experience handling skilling mandates is a must.
  2. Experience in skilling related program identification, development, implementation, operations and/or management
  3. Ability to structure projects/engagements for the team
  4. Strong Interpersonal and presentation skills
  5. Strong project management skills managing complex, multifaceted projects resulting in measurable successes.
  6. Demonstrated success of developing and evaluating program models and NGOs, and selecting and operationalizing programs.
  7. Ability to contribute beyond the defined scope of work
  1. Good interpersonal, facilitating and influencing skills to engage a wide spectrum of external and internal stakeholders
  2. Able to conceptualize and turn around thoughts and ideas into clear and persuasive concept notes and presentations

Work Location: Mumbai/Delhi

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.