Recruitment - Program Manager, People Function - Bengaluru



To achieve recruitment objectives by managing related programs, building strategy, planning and executing of large scale programs. Define criteria, evaluate, identify partners and work with them in a seamless manner for programs success.

Summary of responsibilities:

  • Establish program requirements by understanding Foundation people plans and objectives

  • Meeting with Leaders and State recruiters to discuss/ rationalize needs and implement programs

  • Build sources by researching and contacting partners, employment agencies, recruiters, social media, employee referrals, internet sites, avenues for new sources etc

  • Create new sources of reaching lateral talent. Builds program plans to reach large target audience and is able to create appropriate changes to plan for successful execution

  • Provide organization information, opportunities, and benefits; making presentations; maintaining rapport with all partners – internal and external stakeholders resulting in successful stakeholder management

  • Assess partners against program criteria and agreed outcomes and partner capability. Select and engage partners over the year to create required outputs of the program

  • Generate reports, program documentation on a timely basis and use the same to track plan to actuals, course correct program execution and share program learnings across teams

  • Work well as an individual contributor and is able to support, lead, ensure contribution from central, state recruitment team members and field teams

Qualification and Experience:

  • MBA in Human Resource (Full time)/ MHRM/ PG Diploma in HR

  • 6 – 10 years of experience of working in a recruitment team

  • Prior experience in handling programs in the HR domain and having created tangible program outcomes

  • Prior experience in identifying and managing partner teams, well networked / savvy in connecting with various profiles of people that can enable program success

Skills and attributes:

  • Ability to conceptualize, visualize and execute new and innovative programs

  • Ability to understand the recruitment landscape, social sector context in the education space and aligned to the philosophy and vision of the foundation

  • Should be effective in oral and written communication skills

  • Should be proficient in MS Office (MS Excel – Intermediate / Advanced Level, MS Word, MS PowerPoint)

  • Good interpersonal skills, fostering team work and a collaborative work culture

  • Out of box thinker, able to suggest alternatives & discuss with all levels of Leaders will be an advantage

  • Openness to learn

  • Strong decision making capability during uncertain times, absence of supporting data to keep the program moving in the right direction

  • Requires travel to various Foundation locations, partner locations for 30%-40% of the time