Job Opportunity for Manager- Government and NGO Partnerships at Devi Sansthan in Lucknow

Website Devi Sansthan

About DEVI Sansthan/ Global Dream

DEVI Sansthan (Dignity Education Vision International) is an educational organization implementing highly effective, innovative, scalable and replicable programs to impact underprivileged children and adults in India and internationally. It was founded and is led by educationist and former World Bank Economist, Dr. Sunita Gandhi. DEVI Sansthan’s flagship Global Dream Disruptive Literacy program uses a groundbreaking and research-based pedagogy and toolkits to accelerate learning and achieve Foundational Literacy and Numeracy (FLN) skills among learners in just 30 to 50 hours. The program is currently being scaled up for government school children and adult learners in several districts across India in partnership with the Ministry of Education, state education departments, district administrations, NGOs and school associations. Internationally, governments and NGOs in Asia, Africa and Latin America are adopting Global Dream’s approach to enhance FLN skills in schools and communities. Global Dream is also organizing the 1st Global Summit on Literacy: A Time for Disruption in September 2022 that will see participation from heads of education ministries, NGOs, foundations, corporations, universities and other stakeholders across the world.

Position Summary

DEVI Sansthan is looking for a highly motivated Government and NGO Partnerships Manager. The candidate is expected to manage existing partnerships of the organization with governments (Education Departments at the central, state and district levels) and NGOs in India and internationally for project implementation. The candidate is also expected to build new partnerships with governments and NGOs for implementation of the Global Dream program.

Key Responsibilities

●Manage and monitor implementation of current projects in coordination with officials and staff of partner governments and NGOs

●Ensure consistent and clear communication with internal team members regarding the requirements of the partners

●Identify and report problems and bottle necks during project implementation and swiftly find solutions

●Build new partnerships with governments and NGOs in India and internationally by networking with decision-maker through Linkedin, emails, meetings and events

●Create customized pitch decks and proposals as per stakeholder requirement and make impactful presentations

●Negotiate and finalize terms of MoUs with new government and NGOs partners

●Prepare monthly and quarterly reports as required by government, NGO and donor partners in collaboration with team


●Commitment towards the cause of education for the underprivileged

●Comfortable with working out of the Lucknow office

●Excellent communication skills in English (written and verbal) is required. Good Hindi communication skills (verbal) is an advantage.

●Minimum one year of demonstrated full time experience and success in developing and managing partnerships with senior government officials and NGOs for project implementation

●Familiarity with using Linkedin is highly desirable

●Excellent time-management skills and ability to quickly respond to requirements of team and partner governments and NGOs

●Ability to conduct webinars is an added advantage

●Comfort with daily reporting and assuring full transparency in outputs and outcomes to supervising manager

●Must be willing to travel for meetings, events and field visits as per requirement

Working Details and Remuneration

●Salary will be in the range of 35,000 to 60,000 rupees and will be offered after considering the candidate’s relevant work experience and skills

●Working from the Lucknow office

●Monday to Saturday working week

●18 paid leaves per year in addition to 18 holidays a year are offered

To Apply and Last Date

●Last date for application is 30 April 2022
●Early applications will be given preference in the selection process.

To apply for this job please visit