Job Opportunity for Director, Head Government Partnerships & Alliances at The Nudge Institute in Bengaluru

Website The Nudge Institute

About The/Nudge: 

The/Nudge is an action institute working towards a poverty-free India, within our lifetime. We partner with governments, markets, and civil society to build resilient livelihoods for all. We are a collective of some of India’s best leaders and entrepreneurs from across the industry, academia, government, and development sectors, and our work is organized across three Centres:

  • Centre for Skill Development & Entrepreneurship (CSDE): enables underprivileged youth to lead flourishing lives
  • Centre for Rural Development (CRD): enables rural families to come out of extreme poverty
  • Centre for Social Innovation (CSI): nudges top talent to solve India’s biggest challenges

In this role, you will work closely with the Chief Development Officer to align on the overall strategy for the Government Alliances & Partnerships team and with complete ownership, deliver on our aspirations from this team.

At The/Nudge, you will:

  • own the overall strategy & goals for the Government Partnerships & Alliances team, consistent with the spirit of The/Nudge
  • create synergy between the Partnership Hub and the Program teams within Centres to lead / support their outreach strategy
  • identify, create and manage networks and relationships within the ecosystem to support
  • identification and scaling of livelihood opportunities 
  • leverage the network of relationships across the Centres for program needs
  • identify organizations and build networks ahead of the curve within the larger alliances and government ecosystem
  • collaborate extensively with other internal stakeholders to drive results
  • balance priorities to deliver short-term results, while enabling success in the future

Apply if you have:

  • high energy, passion and hunger for doing impactful work 
  • 15+ years of total work experience, with significant part in external facing roles
  • hands-on, intrapreneurial leadership style, with a growth and learning mindset
  • an empathetic and collaborative leadership style
  • strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • natural comfort with a high-intensity, fast-paced environment

Would be great if you have:

  • exposure/experience in technology/startup ecosystem

We aspire to be an inclusive and diverse organization and encourage qualified individuals irrespective of their religion, caste, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, ethnicity, age, or any other dimension of identity, to apply.

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