Job Opportunity for Assistant Manager, Government Partnerships at Vision Spring in Mumbai, Pune

Website Vision Spring

About the Organization

Founded in 2001 with the goal of reaching and providing affordable, quality glasses to the 2.5 billion people worldwide who need them, we have come far in the years since. Learn more about our past achievements and get to understand our journey.

Job Description

We are seeking a highly motivated, dynamic, and self-driven candidate who would like to have a challenging and meaningful career path in Government Partnerships, and social sector. Institutional Partnerships is the key focus area at our organisation and require a proactive and dynamic approach. The candidate should be dedicated and sincere towards her/his work and should always be open to learning new things. The candidate should have in-depth subject matter knowledge, expertise, and experience. Timely and high-quality delivery of goals would be essential and will be a key performance measurement criterion. S/he will work closely with the Institutional Partnerships team in India to develop new Government partnerships, foster and grow existing relationships, achieve, and  grow geographies  through  successful tender  and  contract  management, manage end-to-end documentation process for tender and other contract applications, and oversee seamless execution for each contract. S/he will be based out of Pune/Mumbai, Maharashtra, India.

Job Responsibilities

  • Develop strong relationships with government functionaries and others to establish trust and deliver world-class customer service and engagement.
  • Achieve ambitious targets by creating opportunities for bidding and securing Government tenders and through other partnerships across India.
  • Network and engage with the senior most functionaries to explore innovative concepts and new opportunities to take eyeglasses to those who lack access, awareness, and affordability.
  • Keep a tab on new tender opportunities and expand reach by finding new opportunities through research.
  • Consistently follow-up and liaise with key internal and external stakeholders.
  • Actively travel across India for meetings and relationship management.
  • Regularly maintain and update the leads and partner database.
  • Map and manage key accounts and strengthen relationships with all key opinion makers and stakeholders.
  • Conduct and attend educational and market development events such as workshops, seminars, conferences etc.
  • Liaison with the supply chain team for the timely manufacturing and dispatch of all the tender- related orders as per the pre-defined specifications.
  • Regularly follow-up with the Government and other partners for pre and post tender follow-ups and documentation.

Education Qualification/Required Skills & Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree required. Master’s degree preferred.
  • Minimum of 8 years of professional experience, preferably in Government Tenders and/or Institutional Partnerships.
  • Willingness to travel up to 50% of the time, within India.
  • Excellent communication skills in English and Hindi and the knowledge of regional languages are a big plus.

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