Careers In Impact: Top Social Impact job openings this week – Dec 18, 2014

Looking for a career in the impact space? Here’s a curated list of social impact job openings you could apply for this week.

[Editor’s Note: If you have always been considering a move to work in Social Impact, or are looking to shift gears in your current Impact job, this weekly section is for you! We have partnered with Sattva Talent Acquisition to handpick compelling current openings in social enterprises across India, specially curated for The Alternative audience every Friday!]

1. Manager – Data Analysis, for a Medical Response Services Enterprise, Mumbai

medical data - Juhan Sonin - flickr

Pic – Juhan Sonin | Flickr

About the Job

The data manager will be expected to provide leadership in developing detailed and sophisticated data analysis for improvising operational effectiveness and planning. The data manager will develop, organize and coordinate all data and analysis activities for the company as well as identify, analyse, and interpret trends or patterns in complex data sets. The manager will ensure data integrity at all levels, including data for internal and external uses.


The position seeks a candidate with a degree in Mathematics/Science with 5+ years of professional experience.

About the company

The company is a pioneer in the Emergency Medical Response Services and Patient Transport Services in India

2. Head of Operations for a Waste Management Enterprise, Bangalore

Pic - epSos .de | Flickr

Pic – epSos .de | Flickr

About the job

This is an entrepreneurial opportunity with strong focus on operational responsibilities to build and scale the business. The Head of Operations will be part of the leadership team and work closely with the CEO in setting up strategic goals, revenue targets, and managing P&L for the organization. The Operations head will also hire, develop, and retain a high quality team across centres, monitoring HR, finance, and administrative activities.


The job seeks a candidate with a minimum 12 years of experience in a combination of planning, logistics, production and inventory system. Experience in managing a customer service organization is preferred.

About the company

The organisation provides professional, scientific, waste management services and is headquartered in Bangalore.

3. Director of Operations for an Urban Agriculture Enterprise in Mumbai

Pic - SPUR | Flickr

Pic – SPUR | Flickr

About the job

Plan, monitoring, and evaluate overall implementation of programs across states, while conducting review meetings with the partner organizations and field staff. You will be expected to set up quarterly plans and annual reviews for the programs, as well as managing external communication (information requests from potential partners, UTMT website visitors). You’ll also be monitoring HR, finance, and administration activities, and recruiting staff through campus and lateral hiring.


The job requires a Post Graduate in Sociology/Social Work/Social Entrepreneurship/Human Development and other related disciplines. Any advanced degree in these fields shall be an added benefit. The candidate must have a minimum of 6 years of experience in development sector preferably with rural exposure and must have possess outstanding leadership, influencing and communication skills.

About the company

The company envisions to empower and equip marginalized communities leverage local products and sustainable practices to enhance their quality of life. The company strives to establish a fair-trade market for locally produced products that is natural, organic, and sustainable.

4. Program Leader for an Education Enterprise in Bangalore

Pic - TESS India | Flickr

Pic – TESS India | Flickr

About the job

If you’re passionate about improving the public education system in our country, this is one for you. You’ll visit colleges to interact with students and college administration, maintaining a list of top 100 achievers from each college, and conducting orientation workshops for top-Achievers. You will also handle the selection and recruitment of Fellows, conducting fellowship recruitment process, GDs, and application form filling drives. Branding through virtual out-reach in colleges, Active social media – posts for educating, building momentum, and downloads.


The job requires someone with a minimum of 2 years of experience in marketing, brand management, and implementation and synthesis of large scale activities.

About the company

The social enterprise works to transform the Educational System in India, and aims to create a generation of education leaders who are equipped with skills to create large-scale, systemic impact. The company has projects currently being implemented in 1,400 schools impacting approx. 1,50,000 children.

5. Program Leader for Education Enterprise in Mumbai, Delhi, Pune

Pic - DFID - UK Department for International Development | Flickr

Pic – DFID – UK Department for International Development | Flickr

About the Job

The Program Leader will work with a team to conceptualise and design tools, human processes, audio-visual resources, and tech tools for training and development across multiple locations.


The company is looking for people with a work experience of 4 to 8 years either as entrepreneurs, working in youth focused organizations or in design and media organizations. Past experience in Curriculum Design, Leadership Development, Change Management, or Coaching will be an added bonus.

A Masters/PhD/M.Phil in any discipline, preferably education, liberal arts and economics/commerce or Human Resources in preferrable.

About the company

The social enterprise works to transform the Educational System in India, and aims to create a generation of education leaders who are equipped with skills to create large-scale, systemic impact. The company has projects currently being implemented in 1,400 schools impacting approx. 1,50,000 children.


This section is in collaboration with Sattva Talent Acquisition,that brings over 15 combined years of experience in recruitment and talent management for startups, corporates, and social organisations. 

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