Director - Government Program

  • Delhi
  • 10-20 lakh
  • 10-16 years
  • Views
  • 21 Apr 2017

  • Senior Management/ General Management

  • IT/ Technology - Software/ Services
Job Description

- Debrief government stakeholders on the status of organisation's projects and flag areas where their support or intervention may be requested

- Coordinate across multiple levels of government (municipal, state, national) on the design, deployment, and roll-out of mHealth systems. This includes ongoing communication with project management staff within relevant departments and tracking progress of external work-streams in different jurisdictions

- Build and maintain rapport with government partners at all levels, including, as needed, support and advice, capacity building assistance, and assistance in engaging with other departments as needed

- Sensitize, orient, and guide stakeholders on projects and their roles within projects, while building buy-in, engagement for, and momentum towards the overall success of the projects

- Represent organisation and our perspective as a technology and development partner in discussions with various government agencies. This includes demonstrating our software and communicating technical inputs provided by the technical team.

- Build new partnerships and collaborations as needed to ensure the success of ongoing projects

- Synthesize a wide range of opinions and inputs into a unified way forward that external stakeholders will support and that provides sufficient clarity internally for team members to prioritize and act, funneling the right information to the right people

- Partnership management and expectation setting across different agencies on scope of the software, scope of support, and relative roles and responsibilities

- Support project management of overall projects, in collaboration with India Country Director

- Tracking and following up with external partners on various action items needed to move projects forward

- Support management of subcontracts for subject matter expertise, implementation support, and project management support

- Prepare and deliver clear, digestible presentations via PowerPoint

- Prepare well-written external-facing documents, such as guidelines and minutes

- Drive sharing of lessons learned across large scale mHealth projects both within and outside of Company.

Required Skills and Qualifications :

- Over 10 years of work experience

- Over 3 years of experience managing Indian government partnerships at the state and/or central level and coordinating across different government departments

- Deep understanding of the Indian government at all levels.

- Outstanding communication, interpersonal, and negotiation skills

- Self-motivated and able to work autonomously

- Proven ability to work effectively with diverse partners

- Ability to step back, think strategically, and stay on top of the bigger picture

- Desire to work in a multi-cultural, social enterprise environment

- Ability to communicate and present well with both junior and senior audiences

- Adaptable and open to wearing different hats

- Fluency in oral and written English and Hindi

Desired Skills and Qualifications :

- Bachelors or Master's degree in engineering, computer science, or related technical field

- Experience in information technology, databases, and software product development

- Experience managing Indian e-governance projects

- Experience in consulting

- Knowledge of community health or nutrition

- Desire to make a social impact

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