Job Opportunity for Program Manager – Uttar Pradesh at Mantra4Change in Lucknow

Website Mantra4Change

About Mantra

Mantra Social Services (Mantra4Change) aims towards creating Enriching Learning Experiences for every child. To achieve this, Mantra4Change works with the government system to orchestrate improvement at school level. While committed to constant innovation and designing evidence-based initiatives, we formulate and implement programs across the school, cluster, block, district, and state levels, envisioning a transformative change that fulfills the learning experience for the student.

About Systemic Education Transformation

Through our programs to improve Education Leadership, we strive to promote quality education across public schools in India. Through a multi-staged School Improvement Framework and holistic approach, we intend to bring coherence to school-wide activities aimed at re-defining and improving the quality of outcomes expected at partner schools.

Position Summary

As a Program Manager, the individual will be responsible for the leadership journey of 6-8 members of the program team by playing a role of manager and coach for them during their leadership development journey. He/She will work closely with the team and the education department to drive the education intervention. Program Manager will also be actively engaged in designing and innovating the existing program design and implementation methods.

Roles and Responsibilities

1. Lead the co-creation journey of education change programs with partners and Govt. officials at the state level such as SSA, SCERT, SIEMAT, DGSE etc.

2. Build strategic partnerships consisting of various organizations and stakeholders, including NGOs, Knowledge partners, Design Consultants, Govt. Agencies etc. and create a partner engagement framework to coordinate and monitor the efficacy.

3. Review existing structures and processes, and work with concerned officials to implement improvement projects.

4. Assess and analyze existing government projects and devise plans to strengthen them. You would improve the learning cycles for every official by improving the feedback mechanism from the ground.

5. Support the program design teams for each initiative to make simple and scalable interventions and establish effective Monitoring and Evaluation processes.

6. Articulate the objectives and theory of change and communicate effectively with the stakeholders about the program.


1. Minimum 3 years of work experience, at least two years of teaching experience is required, however, candidates with strong experience in the education sector will be considered.

2. Experience in classroom teaching, delivering educational programs and activities OR experience working on projects with school stakeholders from underserved urban/rural localities.

3. Experience in leading teams to achieve ambitious outcomes.

4. Strong interest in empowering a school through system level interventions

Location: Uttar Pradesh (Lucknow)

Remuneration: Rs. INR 8- 10 Lakhs

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