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About National Institute of Urban Affairs (NIUA)
Established in 1976, the National Institute of Urban Affairs (NIUA) was tasked to bridge the gap between research and practice on issues related to urbanisation and suggest ways and mechanisms to address urban challenges in the country. For more than 40 years now, NIUA has been the vanguard for contributing to and building the urban narrative for a fast-evolving Urban India. The Institution has been actively working on bringing forth key areas of concern for urban India in order to build the urban discourse at various urban scales. It has utilised its competencies in research, knowledge management, policy advocacy and capacity building to address urban challenges and continuously striving to develop sustainable, inclusive, and productive urban ecosystems in the country. It has emerged as a thought leader and knowledge hub for urban development in India and is sought out by both Indian and International organisations for collaborations and partnerships in India’s urban transforming journey. NIUA is committed towards aligning its efforts towards achieving Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) through all its initiatives and programs. Learn more about the Institute at http://www.niua.org/
About the Centre for Digital Governance (CDG)
To anchor and operationalise the NUIS strategy and approach, the Centre for Digital Governance (CDG) has been set-up at the National Institute of Urban Affairs (NIUA). Envisioned as a trusted partner for distributed governance, CDG will work in domains of research, communication, platforms, governance, learning and partnerships.
About the National Urban Learning Platform (NULP)
The National Urban Learning Platform (NULP) is a program at NIUA, supported by the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs (MoHUA). NULP is envisioned as a means of digitally consolidating key skills and knowledge required by urban stakeholders and making these available to all actors on the digital channel of their choice. Built on the principles of societal platforms, NULP will include tools to enable and streamline content creation, content organisation and management, course building, course management, assessment and certification. These tools will enable the ecosystem of training institutions, urban experts and academia to rapidly digitise their existing course materials while creating new interactive and engaging types of multilingual content.
The NULP program is designed as an eLearning platform which intends to meet the training and development needs of all the stakeholders in the quadruple helix- Governments, Industry partners, Academicians and Civil Societies. NULP aims to propagate solutions and innovations that are underway, and act as an enabler of the rapid development of diverse new solutions developed by cities and states.
Purpose of the assignment:
This role will be a part of the Centre for Digital Governance (CDG) Team for the NULP Program at NIUA supported by the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO) under the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs (MoHUA). NIUA seeks to hire a Program Manager with prior experience in improving and leveraging Learning Technology to better support and inspire all learners with a demonstrated background of working with Learning Management Systems (LMS). (S)he/they will bring in their expertise for the development of NULP’s program and deployment of digital infrastructure in cities and states in India.
Scope of work:
Developing the NULP program roadmap while leading cross-functional projects aimed at enhancing the user experience and improving team workflows, supporting the development of organisational partnerships and leveraging quantitative and qualitative data to optimise program outputs. This will be done in coordination with the Head (CDG), the Director (NIUA), and relevant stakeholders in the partner ecosystem at MoHUA and FCDO.
Role & Responsibilities:
The Program Manager will primarily work on scopes of Program Design, Implementation, Product and System Enhancements while pioneering the rollout of the program in collaboration with partners
Program Management and Implementation
Skills, Qualifications & Experience:
Location of position(s): Based out of the office at NIUA, New Delhi; with travel to cities as required.
Term of position(s): The position is on a contractual basis for a period of 1 years, which may be further extended subject to performance and grant/project timelines. References: Name and contact information of three references
Remuneration: At par with the industry standards, depending on experience and skills. Proof of past remuneration (last received salary/monthly contract payment) would be required.
Application process: Submit CV and cover letter through the NIUA portal - jobs.niua.org .
Last Date to Apply: Hiring is on a rolling basis and applications for this position will be closed as we find a suitable candidate. Encourage prospective and eligible candidates to apply immediately.