Job Opportunity for Area Head (Center Manager) at Dr. Reddy’s Foundation in Bengaluru

Website Dr. Reddy's Foundation

About DRF

Dr. Reddy’s Foundation (DRF) is a not-for-profit organization, focused on enhancing the dignity and well-being of socially and economically vulnerable people. We empower communities through improved education, health, livelihood, and climate action outcomes.

About the Program

GROW is our skill development initiative for young Indians from low-income households. GROW centers address the vast disconnect between the demand and supply of skilled human resources. A 60-days training program on Core Employability Skills like communicative English, digital literacy, and aptitude ensures that there is a significant skill shift among trainees.

Trainees are provided with placement opportunities after the training.

Role Summary: To establish a state of the art Livelihood Skilling center for Youth and become a partner of choice for all key stakeholders in the defined geographical area. S/he will play a pivotal role in strategizing, planning and ensuring execution of the livelihood skilling program (GROW Youth) and strive to make the center a model of excellence for the industry. S/he will seek support from the Regional Manager and other functions and take personal responsibility for achieving specific measurable outcomes and track results.


  • Establish the center (only in case of a new center) to serve youth
  • The role involves planning and implementation of outreach activities, assessment of youth, ensuring quality training delivery by trainers, employer networking, center administration and overall team coordination
  • Preparing quarterly budget of center activities and executing the plan to ensure economic viability and institutional feasibility
  • Strategizing an outreach plan to create awareness in the community and ensure execution of all outreach activities to achieve maximum enrolments at the center
  • Engaging with agencies to manage outreach implementation and mobilization activities as per requirement
  • Leading counselling sessions for Youth to identify their aspirations and expectations and complete the enrolment process
  • Responsible for execution of training activities at the center as per the training calendar
  • Monitoring the training activities of the center to ensure quality training to youth
  • Collecting feedback from the aspirants on a periodical basis to improve quality of training and center upkeep
  • Ensuring pre and post assessment process for aspirants to provide them with right job opportunities
  • Connecting and building rapport with local employers of his/her area and converting them as panel employers to ensure continuous job opportunities to the aspirants
  • Responsible for converting all the job roles into relevant format
  • Reviewing the performance of trainers and Center associate (CA) and giving constructive feedback for their performance improvement
  • Capacity building of CA to ensure the smooth functioning of center .
  • Handholding aspirants at the work place (for a short duration) after placement
  • Maintaining Youth life cycle connect – Ensuring post placements connect with the aspirants.
  • Ensuring that all relevant information like youth enrolment, fee collection, placements is updated in IT platform by the CA
  • Ensuring Branding and upkeep of the center as per the given guidelines from HO.
  • Participating in the hiring and selection process of CAs & Trainers.
  • Working towards improving the functioning of the center from inputs received from QAE team.

Pay: Up-to 5 lakh per annum plus other benefits

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