Job Opportunity For Chief of Programs At Aangan Trust In New Delhi

Website Aangantrust


  • Contribute to the strategic direction of Aangan programs, working
    with the COO to set overall programmatic plans and priorities for the
    organisation, including developing new donor relationships and
  • Supervise and support Program Heads in developing their
    intervention strategies, managing their teams and budgets, and
    operational troubleshooting.
  • Provide thought leadership on key issue areas relevant to child
    protection and evolving concepts such as systems thinking and
    impact measurement.
  • Represent Aangan at external meetings and public events, donor
    visits, and Board meetings.
  • Working with the COO to allocate and provide sound fiduciary
    oversight of the Program budget
    Oversee the consistent application of Aangan’s program quality
    standards and approaches for reporting, safeguarding and capacity
    building (with support from colleagues in other teams, including
    Knowledge and Impact, Content, Communication, and donor
    reporting teams).
  • Contribute to team building of dispersed and diverse staff by
    leading regular team meetings and video calls and identifying
    opportunities to foster connections and a culture of consultation and
    inclusion among staff.
    What We Offer
  • An opportunity to work closely with the leadership team to drive
    strategic direction focused on program delivery with multiple
  • A chance to significantly increase the impact of the organisation’s
    programs on ground, and be an ecosystem thought leader.
  • The opportunity to be a critical voice in the overall leadership and
    governance of the organization.
  • A competitive remuneration package.


Qualifications and Experience

  • Strategic thinker and program implementer with significant
    experience in child rights and/or human rights and/or gender,
    including significant experience in strategy and program
  • Significant experience working with program development in
    different states.
  • Experience managing and developing diverse teams.
    Demonstrated track record of partnership-building with a wide
    range of stakeholders and successful personal engagement with
  • Bachelor’s degree; advanced degree desirable.
    Personal Attributes
  • Team player committed to Aangan’s values and passionate about
    human rights issues.
  • Commitment to excellence with an exceptional work ethic, strong
    organisational skills, a knack for multi-tasking and a can-do
  • Ability to motivate and support direct reports and build a high
    functioning team incorporating diverse viewpoints.

Outstanding verbal and written English communication skills with
ability to communicate with passion to a variety of stakeholders;
other languages (especially Hindi) is a desirable plus.  

How To Apply:

Interested applicants should send a CV a writing sample and Cover
Letter (in a single file), including details on how their experience and
qualifications are relevant to the position, to with the subject line: Application_COP

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