Job Opportunity for Manager – Programmes at SaveLIFE Foundation in New Delhi

Website Save Life Foundation

About the job

Are you passionate about making a positive impact on road safety? Do you thrive in a collaborative team environment built on mutual respect and integrity? Are you experienced in managing projects and eager to improve the safety scenario in the country? If so, we have an exciting opportunity for you to join our team at SaveLIFE Foundation.

About SaveLIFE Foundation

SaveLIFE Foundation (SLF) is on a mission to save lives on roads across India. Since 2012, over 1.5 million people have been killed in road crashes in India and close to 5 million have been left seriously injured or permanently disabled. Besides the insurmountable emotional trauma that thousands of families must suffer each year, road crashes deal a crushing economic blow to many families.

SLF is a fast-growing, specialised organisation with a proven track record of delivering large-scale impact. We are best known for getting India its Good Samaritan Law and developing the “Zero-Fatality Corridor” solution to transform dangerous highways into “safe ways”. We are registered as a not-for-profit organisation to ensure complete mission alignment.

Our teams work in a creative environment to build novel solutions and thrive on problem-solving. Over the last 15 years, we have built unique strengths in areas such as forensic investigation of crashes, data analytics and predictive modelling, safety design and engineering, public policy formulation, and strategic communication and training. We strive for excellence in everything we do and build leaders through opportunity and mentorship.

We’re seeking a Manager – Programmes, who can lead a multidisciplinary team to create Zero Fatality Districts and Zero Fatality Corridors. You’ll be responsible for ensuring that the districts under the Zero Fatality District initiative and highways under the Zero Fatality Corridor initiative achieve their goal of zero fatalities. This role includes conducting on-ground audits, preparing reports, and leading operations. You’ll report to the Associate Director, Projects.

Role and Responsibilities

The Manager – Programmes at SaveLIFE Foundation, will work to create ‘Zero Fatality Districts’ and ‘Zero Fatality Corridors’ across the country. You’ll do this by implementing the recommendations of the ‘Crash Vulnerability Audit’ recommendations through the various Central and State agencies. You’ll collaborate with various Government agencies and departments and lead a team to make data-driven decisions and implement recommendations. Different teams at SLF will source, use, and analyse your key learnings as a part of their work. You will also ensure that all recommendations are practical and data-driven and help reimagine road safety.

Your responsibilities include

  • Stakeholder Collaboration: Establish and maintain strong collaborative relationships with government agencies and departments at both central and state levels. Your role is instrumental in coordinating efforts to implement safety recommendations.
  • Data-Driven Decision Making: Lead your team in using data analysis to make informed decisions. Your expertise in studying crash data and identifying patterns will be invaluable in shaping prevention strategies.
  • Recommendation Development: Work with your team to develop comprehensive, data-driven recommendations to prevent future crashes. Ensure that all recommendations are practical and rooted in data analysis.
  • Team Leadership: Provide strong leadership to your team, guiding them to execute the program successfully. Your organisational and people management skills will be essential in achieving program objectives.
  • Interdepartmental Collaboration: Facilitate collaboration between different teams at SLF, ensuring that your program’s insights and recommendations are seamlessly integrated into their work.
  • Ownership and Accountability: Demonstrate a strong sense of ownership for your program, taking decisive actions to achieve measurable results.
  • Any other related responsibilities as entrusted from time to time

Professional Experience

  • A Master’s degree in a relevant field from a recognised university.
  • Minimum one year experience in Government initiatives and program management.
  • Excellent research skills.
  • Exceptional organisational and people management skills.
  • Strong facilitation skills.
  • Proficiency in crafting concise reports and documents.

Personal Characteristics

  • Passionate about public service and dedicated to enhancing road safety.
  • An enthusiast with a keen interest in vehicles and transportation.
  • Action-oriented, results-driven, and accountable for outcomes.
  • Strong problem-solving abilities with a pragmatic approach.
  • Excellent collaboration skills, capable of working seamlessly across teams.
  • A direct, clear, and effective communicator.

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