Job Opportunity for Chief Information Officer at Educate Girls in Mumbai

Website Educate Girls

Location : Mumbai

The CIO will be responsible to create the strategic vision of the organization’s technology goals and outcomes. S/he will be responsible for overseeing and managing the entire Information Technology Department and ensuring that the organization’s technology is meeting its goals and objectives efficiently and reliably.

S/he will work closely with and co-create with the senior leadership, users, and the technology team to help determine the best way possible to meet the technology needs of the company and would serve as a liaison between all programs related initiatives and the CEO/Founder & Executive Director. S/he will demonstrate ways in which data and technology could potentially amplify the organization’s purpose and impact.

S/he will be a part of the leadership team and will lend strategic vision and thinking to reduce complexity of operational delivery and reduce costs over time with the efficient use of data and technology.

Why is this role important?

Educate Girls is spread across three states, over 25 districts, and over 22,000 villages. We have over 2,000 full-time staff and over 15,000 community volunteers.

Educate Girls has been one of the earliest adopters of mobile and technology solutions for any civil society organization in India. All our field teams (over 2,000 FTEs) have Android OS powered mobile phones with our proprietary app pre-loaded on it – which not only captures geo-tagged program villages’ locations but also helps capture village and school specific data.

As a part of our service delivery, we gather a lot of data from our program villages and schools. To put things into a context, as a part of our door-to-door surveys – to identify each and every out of school girls, we have captured the data of over 6 million (60 lacs) households. A centralized Performance Management Systems (PMS) helps analyze the data for course correction and resource allocation decisions.

Educate Girls is in the midst of a major IT modernization and institutionalizing a custom-built ERP system, an ambitious project which aims to leverage technology to enhance our program model that would not only help to mobilize the community quickly but also ensure efficient enrolment, retention & learning.

The project which aspires to make the day-to-day life of a Field Coordinator (our village-based resource) a lot easier and also aims to provide all the relevant village and key stakeholder specific information available at the Field Coordinators’ fingertips.

As we prepare to double down on our goal of enrolling 15.66 lac out of school girls by 2025, we are actively seeking a Chief Information Officer to future proof our IT systems and to leverage the big data that the organization has come to accumulate over time for the program expansion, new social projects, help in government engagement, etc.

Key Role & Responsibilities

  • Leveraging technology to enhance Educate Girls Program Model
  • Ensuring effective IT Management within the organization
  • Demonstrate impactful Leadership and Team Management
  • Ensure Information & Data Security

Experience and Competencies

  • Minimum 15 years’ experience in the technology field with a demonstrable track record in implementing ERP system and technological projects.
  • Should come with a strategic mindset along with the ability to be hands on wherever required.
    In-depth knowledge in
  • Workflow based application platform development.
  • Leading ERP package full-life-cycle implementation.
  • Integration of different platforms (Application, ERP and Packaged platform).
  • IT Infrastructure (Network, Server platform and Security) set-up and resilience planning.
  • Solution architecture design and on database.
  • Hands-on knowledge and experience in using technology for better data visualization, analysis and reporting along with the ability to make smart data driven decisions. Also, the ability to identify and implement the most appropriate technology to support the capture of high-quality, high-volume, real-time data.
  • Should possess extensive experience in evaluation of various Tools/ platforms and new technologies and leverage these to build scalable, mission critical tech platforms.
  • Should have prior experience across vendor management, proposal review and negotiation.
  • In-depth knowledge of data security protocols along with hands on experience of their implementation

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