If you are interested in getting involved with Parinaam, here are some available projects. If any of these capture your
imagination, please send us your resume, a cover letter explaining your interest, skills and the project you want to
work on to the following email:
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Program Manager (PM): Urban Ultra Poor Program
Program Manager (PM): Urban Ultra Poor Program Designation:
Chief Operating Officer (COO) Reports to:
The primary activity of the Program Manager will be to manage the Urban Ultra Poor
Program and team which consists of the Program Associate (PA), Field Coordinator (FC), and Community
Workers (CWs) to ensure that on field/non field activities, as well as back office processes are running
smoothly. He/she will also be the primary manager for the program and will oversee and expand initiatives
of the interventions. To read more about the program please Brief overview: click here
Experience within the NGO sector on social programs such as healthcare, education, and childcare.
Excellent communication skills (verbal and non verbal such as proficiency in Microsoft Office programs).
Multi-lingual: Proficient in Kannada and English and functional Hindi.
Capacity to lead and motivate a team both on the field and in office.
Ability to handle different partners and stakeholders.
Roles and Responsibilities:
Identification of UUPP areas and member selection:
Identify communities that qualify under the UUPP targeting criteria and conduct surveys to assess their potential.
Supervise the FCs and CWs to administer the household surveys.
Supervise PA to analyze data collection from the surveys and develop an urban ultra poor profile as pertinent to that geographical region (e.g. Bangalore – Urban) and ensure that the team
properly inputs data into the MIS database.
Conduct the first “Awareness meeting” and “Program Orientation” for potential beneficiaries with the assistance of the FC/CW.
Frequently attend the center meetings to oversee the FC and CWs and address any concerns of the new members.
Visit all the communities frequently, to monitor that all field operations are following procedures.
Sustenance / Livelihood Support:
Oversee initiation of livelihood program: mapping businesses with UUPP team and providing
Monitor livelihood interventions: follow up regularly with members and their job placements and
oversee final livelihood assessments for individual businesses.
Monitor the administration of health education to all members. Ensure that the UUPP team properly executes the modules.
Organize multi-specialty Health Camps for our beneficiaries and be responsible for on the ground implementation and follow through of such activities.
Provide assistance to CWs when health problems with our beneficiaries arise by networking and coordinating with health care providers and organizing logistics for treatment.
Financial Services & Social Support:
Supervise the FC and SCW to ensure that Financial Services interventions (i.e: financial diary, habit of savings, and opening of bank accounts) are implemented correctly. Oversee savings
activity for all beneficiaries and keep a tight control on internal cash transactions.
Coordinate with the FC to help families to apply and obtain necessary IDs (Ration Cards, birth certificates for children, Election IDs).
Graduation – supervise and ensure the correct beneficiaries graduate to become Ujjivan Customers.
Childcare & Education Support:
Initiate enrollment of children in schools and creating awareness on the importance of education.
Organize the implementation of tuition centers in every UUPP area (i.e: locating proper venue
and suitable teachers each area and managing expenses) and closely monitor the progress.
Organize Summer Camps for the children and arrange the smooth implementation of programs
in each area.
Identify and enroll children for Academic Adoption Program and coordinate with the PA for
Reporting and Management:
Discuss field related issues with COO and act as a liaison between COO and UUPP team (i.e:
monthly review meetings, program reports, and data analysis).
Monitor expenditures against budgetary targets and manage the budgets cost effectively.
Create a monthly plan for UUPP in conjunction with PA and COO. Ensure its execution in the
Provide the PA/FC/CW with a detailed implementation plan for each weekly meeting.
Coordinate with sponsors and collaborate with PA to ensure all official program reports are
Ensure UUPP staff are sending schedules and following them.
Team Development: build, train, and facilitate a strong UUPP Team. Interview potential hires
and train staff on their responsibilities.
Hold individual meetings with CWs, SCW, and FC in field to check the progress of their monthly
schedules and UUPP interventions for their areas.
Create a program plan and achieve agreed targets within a timeframe. Audit and monitor the
effectiveness of interventions provided for UUPP communities.
Regional Manager - Diksha Financial Literacy Program
Diksha Financial Literacy Program developed by Parinaam Foundation for MFI customers:
Diksha is a five-module, in-depth classroom training on prudent debt management and saving options.
As part of the program, we teach the beneficiary simple numerical skills; how to maintain a financial
record of their income and expenditure; understand the importance of savings; most crucially, understand how
to borrow within the family capacity to repay and to be in control of their financial condition.
We also integrated a savings initiative, where we help the women open savings accounts and maintain discipline
in continuing saving for their future and thus build a better life for Ujjivan Customers and their family members.
Designation: Regional Manager - Diksha FLP
The FLP Regional Manager will be directly reporting to National Project Manager and oversee the Diksha program across
the South Region and Coordinate with Diksha & Ujjivan Branch Teams to ensure that on field as well as back office processes
are running smoothly.
Qualification: Any Graduate / Post Graduate (MBA / MSW)
Experience: Minimum three years of experience in the social Training and Development Sector Skills:
Excellent interpersonal & communications
Organizing and problem solving
MIS Analysis and Report writing
Tech Savvy - Proficiency in Advanced Excel
Staff assessment and motivation
Team Management and leadership
Language proficiency in English, Kannada & Tamil
Planning, budgeting and implementing Diksha program successfully in the designated branches at South Region.
Training of the Trainers & Branch Teams
Mentoring and Monitoring Diksha Staff and their activities
Coordinate with the Ujjivan Distribution Team & Banks in the Savings account opening process
Networking and Negotiating with the Banks to open savings account for the Diksha Customers.
Assessing the productivity of the Diksha Team and the Branch Team and guiding them on the right path
Ensure right measures are taken to achieve the set targets
Maintenance of accurate MIS and good reporting systems.
The job involves extensive field visits and outreach.
Salary: As per the industry standard
Field Coordinator for Academic Adoption Program (2014)
Brief on Program: Parinaam’s Academic Adoption Program (AAP) focuses on ensuring bright children from our
ultra-poor communities, whose parents are highly invested in education, go to good private schools in our
network, while we help get individuals to sponsor their education up to 2nd PUC. This program is based in
Bangalore. Parinaam closely monitors the child’s academic performance and intervenes whenever necessary.
Designation: Field Coordinator for Academic Adoption Program
Program Manager and Program Associate
Graduate or MSW
Good Communication skills
Languages Spoken: English, Kannada, (Compulsory), Tamil, Hindi
Languages Written: English, Kannada
Good Excel skills, MIS and data analysis skills
Roles and Responsibilities:
Following up on the children enrolled under AAP and closely monitoring their attendance and marks.
Building a good rapport/network with AAP schools and staff
Conducting monthly meeting with AAP parents and updating them on what is happening in the program and about their child.
Coordinating transport and school fees payments
Resolving issues in the field & motivating parents/children to continue education/going to school
Obtaining documents for children to put them in schools/change schools (TC, Birth Certificate)
Send Sponsor Packages and follow up with sponsors
Identify new children and enroll under AAP, creating child profiles
Identifying new schools as per AAP criteria
Sending monthly reports, MIS, analysis
Following up with Big Brother & Big Sister Program – planning sponsor visits
Extensive travelling across Bangalore