Program Manager - Health

Bangalore, Karnataka

Job Description

Manage and lead the health vertical within SELCO Foundation, ensuring anchoring of team, programs and budgets. The health team lead is also expected to build and mentor a team in line with the vision of the organization and the needs of the team, planning for a period of 3 years at least. The Program Manager should have a good sectoral understanding (of public health specifically), and proven experience in managing a team, developing and monitoring partnerships and coordinating for successful long term strategic programs. The Program Manager also expected to: have a keen interest in sustainable energy, technology and innovations in health, be entrepreneurial, and adapt to varying situations and organizational requirements.


  • Overseeing the operations, finance and administrative process of the vertical.
    • Develop annual plans that are in line with the 5 year strategy of the organization.
      • Clarify and develop understanding of the team goals and vision within the teams and ensure that programs designed and implemented are in line with the same.
        • Coordinate and network with other stakeholders to promote appropriate programs that enhance or complement the Organization’s work using energy access.
          • Design and manage partnerships, developing long term strategic plans for each.
            • Ensure coordination with other teams within the organization to ensure implementation of the ecosystem approach and cross-learning.
              • Conduct regular team meetings for the vertical, as well as program specific meetings to update all members on best practices and continuing expectations and vision.
                • Assist in reporting and documentation of learnings, milestones and reports for 1-2 financial partners of the Foundation.
                  • Actively participate and plan internal/external events and partner visits.
                    • Keep updated on sectoral progress nationally and globally.
                      • Lead and coordinate for Primary and Secondary research, data analysis with respect to the sector or programs under the vertical.
                        • Plan for regular opportunities to identify lessons learned and implications for the project’s next steps.
                        • Requirements

                          • Work Experience: minimum 5 years of experience is preferred; supporting leadership and or management, preferably in a non-profit organization.
                            • Strong organizational skills that reflect the ability to perform and prioritize multiple tasks seamlessly with excellent attention to detail.
                              • Very strong interpersonal skills and the ability to build relationships with stakeholders at multiple levels, including staff, board members, external partners and donors
                                • Demonstrated proactive approaches to problem-solving with strong decision-making capability.
                                  • Highly resourceful team-player, with the ability to also be extremely effective independently.
                                    • Be adaptable to various competing demands, and demonstrate the highest level of end user and partner service and response.
                                      • Demonstrated ability to achieve high performance goals and meet deadlines in a fast paced Environment.
                                        • Strong communication skills, both written and oral.
                                          • Ability to process information and create compelling communication channels.
                                            • Willingness to travel.


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