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Project Associate- Teacher Professional Development

  • New delhi,
Apply by 18 August 2022

Key responsibilities

To support the design and delivery of projects and build a coalition of support around them.

• Work with senior government stakeholders and Peepul’s leadership, to support

the design, development, and implementation of key projects / interventions, as part

of the larger programme

• Build consensus within all levels of government and other stakeholders, towards

the vision and objectives of the programme

• Define success metrics and growth aspiration for their projects/interventions,

and communicate these effectively with all stakeholders

• Work with in-house M&E team and external experts to develop appropriate

project evaluation tools, including rigorous academic assessment where


To manage best-in-class project implementation.

• Own and drive the implementation of their projects at-scale, in close coordination

with Peepul’s education and training team, and in consultation with Project

Manager(s) and Program Manager(s)

• Leverage Peepul’s work across programmes to transfer codified learnings to their


• Create effective work-planning and management systems to ensure work

remains on track and effectively prioritized

• Develop systems to ensure the effective use of data across the programme,

developing appropriate tracking metrics to ensure high-quality implementation

and identify areas for course correction and learning

To build an effective and sustainable delivery architecture, including a high- performing

team and strong public, private and non-profit partnerships.

• Effectively work in a matrixed environment with education specialists, subject

matter experts and field staff

• Develop and maintain strong operational relationships with government partners,

providing leadership and putting in place mechanisms to support collaboration

and cross-organisational working.

• Design and build effective, fully aligned partnerships to leverage external


where appropriate given Peepul’s in-house skill-set

• Build capacity within government teams to ensure ongoing, sustainable

organisational self-improvement after the formal end of the projects / the

broader programme

Person Specification


• 2-5 years’ experience working in the development sector or otherwise

• Demonstrated knowledge and skills in project management

• Knowledge of public education systems and/or working with the government is


• Strong track record of success as part of projects with multi-functional teams in

complex, fluid situations. Demonstration through previous experience of this in

either the corporate sector or development sector.

• Experience of working in government systems and awareness of education

structures in India would be preferred.

• Direct classroom and teaching experience of 3-6 years, preferably within the

government school system, and/or an education degree in Education is


• Extensive experience of collaborating and partnering with senior internal and

external stakeholders, including senior political figures, and communicating to a

variety of audiences.

Skills and Knowledge:

• Extremely strong analytical skills and good judgement, able to lead and manage

project design and implementation.

• Ability to create technical documentation and liaise with both tech and non-

tech stakeholders effectively

• An appreciation for education overall, and specific areas of expertise in education

(e.g. primary school curriculum, digital content delivery, school leadership, etc.)

would be preferable

• Strong research instinct; ability to gather information, examine perspectives and

create synthesized solutions/recommendations

• Proficiency in data visualization and presentation, and strong communication

• The intellectual creativity and innovation to develop pragmatic solutions to

operational challenges as they arise, while maintaining focus on strategic goals.

• Exceptional stakeholder management skills with the ability to build strong

relationships with a wide range of individuals in public, private and non-profit


• Effective leadership skills and interpersonal skills, to be able to foster a strong

Peepul delivery team and to work with public sector colleagues and associates

with a consultative and collegiate decision making style.

• Bias to action, with an ability to step back and see the larger picture

• An ability to work successfully under pressure with the capacity to manage

competing priorities and deliver to deadlines.

• Strong interpersonal, written, and oral communications skills, to ensure the

goals and operations of the project are well understood across all stakeholder


Personal attributes:

• A passion for education and a genuine commitment to Peepul’s mission and


• The tenacity, flexibility, and resilience to adapt rapidly to changing

priorities in a fastmoving, complex environment.

• High levels of personal impact with the ability to command the respect of wide

range of senior stakeholders.

• Significant personal drive, energy, ambition, and enthusiasm.

• Enthusiasm for taking on a start-up role, in what will be a fast-paced, growing,

changing network

• Performance orientation - sets and achieves high standards for self and others

Language skills: Fluency in English and Hindi

Functional details:

Teacher Training

Program Management

Education Sector

Stakeholder Management

Capacity Building


Job openings

Open positions

New delhi


Salary range (Annual CTC)
00 - 00
Role Type
entry level
Job Type
full time

Asked questions

  • Please give a brief about the projects you have done teacher training for.

Prefered candidate details



Notice Period

1 months

  • Training,
  • Stakeholder management,
  • Project management,

Bachelor's degree

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