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Job Description

Programme Support Manager

Transform Schools, The Transform Trust

Agartala, Tripura, India

1. POSITION VACANT: Programme Support Manager, Transform Schools, The Transform Trust, Agartala, Tripura, India.




The Transform Trust and its partner People For Action, are impact-focused organisations with the mission to improve learning outcomes of secondary school students in multiple states of India, via a collaborative initiative called “Transform Schools.” (Please visit www.transformschools.in, for details)


Mission: Improving learning outcomes for secondary school children in India.


Vision: Every child realises their full potential in school and life beyond.


To deepen the impact and scale of this initiative, Transform Trust is now embarking on an exciting journey and setting up a successful payment for outcomes and services social enterprise. The first and large-scale, management and technical support consulting effort of this new social enterprise is Dhokho Shikshak (Proficient Teacher), a three-year (extendable) initiative to support the Government of Tripura’s TRESP programme, backed by the World Bank.


The Trust aims to grow this arm of its work as an effective scale pathway to impact learning and life outcomes in India. It is seeking to recruit a talented and proven impact consulting leader to build this vertical, deliver its first service contract, impact learning outcomes via an effective teacher professional development programme in the state of Tripura, and grow this effort, both in Tripura and beyond.


By 2030, the Transform Trust and People For Action, aim to impact 20M children, reaching and supporting 25% of children in elementary and secondary government schools across India.


About The Project:


Transform Schools is providing technical support to the Tripura State Council of Educational Research and Training (SCERT) for In-service Teacher Professional Development and support within 12 aspirational blocks of Tripura under Tripura Rural Economic Growth and Service Delivery (TRESP).


Objective Of The Project:


(1) Build the capacity at SCERT and District Institute of Education and Training (DIETs)  to improve planning, implementation, and monitoring of in-service teacher professional development by developing stronger linkages with data/evidence from student learning assessments and teacher subject and pedagogical knowledge assessments.
(2) Supplement the technical and operational capacity of SCERT and DIETs to provide evidence- based support to teachers through the development and rollout of in-service professional development courses.
(3) Development of grade and subject-wise structured lesson plans and guidebooks for upper primary, secondary, and senior secondary teachers
(4) Develop communication collaterals around the teacher professional development initiatives to be rolled out under TRESP:




Reporting to the Deputy Director-Finance and Operations/ Programme Director, the Programme Support Manager shall be responsible for coordinating meetings, managing logistics, providing administrative support, and overseeing crucial aspects to ensure the success of the project.


Key Deliverable:

(1) Coordinate meetings, trainings and workshops and manage travel arrangements or IT services for virtual events as needed;

(2) Provide logistical and administrative support for events, meetings, workshops, and team visits, ensuring all operational needs are met effectively;
(3) Maintain consultancy tracker and support operations for the project;
(4) Issue ToRs in coherence with the approved budgets and staffing;
(5) Ensure Programme support - manage administrative and operational tasks;
(6) Work along with Admin and Finance Manager to ensure effective administration of

the project.
(7) Any other responsibility related to the project assigned by the organisation.




Qualifications and Experience:

(1) Master’s Degree in Business Administration, Finance, Commerce, HR or related field from reputed institute/ universities;
(2) Minimum three years of experience in admin and finance related work with reputed nonprofit organisations.
(3) Candidates with prior experience in managing a program, along with finance and administrative support, will also be considered.


Skills and Competencies:

(1) Preference will be given to candidates who have proficiency in Bangla, Kokbarok, or other dialects of Tripura.
(2) Strong managerial, interpersonal, communication (written and verbal), and collaboration skills;
(3) Proficiency in MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and familiarity with database systems.
(4) Ability to prioritize tasks and manage time efficiently.




The gross compensation budgeted for the position is Rs. 7.6 lacs per annum. The offer made to the selected candidate shall be commensurate with qualifications, experience, and salary history.




The contract for the Programme Support Manager position shall be for two years, including a three-month probationary period. Following the successful completion of the probationary period, the contract will continue for the remaining period of two years, subject to satisfactory performance evaluations and mutual agreement between the employee and Transform Schools.


7. LOCATION: Agartala, Tripura, India







Strategic Alliance Management Services P Ltd.

1/1B, Choudhary Hetram House, Bharat Nagar

New Friends Colony, New Delhi 110 025

Phone Nos.: 011- 4081 9900; 4165 3612




Eligible candidates interested in the position, are requested to apply using the link: https://bit.ly/Apply-PSM-TS-PFA at the earliest.


Transform Schools, The Transform Trust is an equal opportunity provider and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion (creed), gender, gender expression, age, national origin (ancestry), disability and/or marital status.