JD - Kaivalya Education Foundation

Piramal Foundation for Education Leadership (PFEL) / Kaivalya Education Foundation (KEF)
Job Position: Program Leader (Placement and Alumni)
Location: New Delhi
Organisation Overview:
About us: http://www.kefindia.org/, http://www.piramal.com/piramal-foundation, http://www.gandhifellowship.org/
Piramal Foundation for Education Leadership (PFEL) and Kaivalya Education Foundation (KEF) are sister
organisations. PFEL is involved mainly in the projects in Rajasthan, and KEF is involved in the projects in other states,
such as Gujarat, Maharashtra, etc.
PFEL/KEF work to transform the Educational System in India. It aims to create a generation of Education leaders who
are equipped with skills to create large-scale, systemic impact. Founded in 2008 starting Projects with 50 Principals
and 11 Fellows, PFEL/KEF has progressed and grown under the leadership of a dynamic team with rich and diverse
experience in Education and Leadership. The projects are currently being implemented in approx. 1400 schools in
Rajasthan, Gujarat and Maharashtra with 250 fellows, impacting approx. 15,000 children.
PFEL/KEF primarily runs two programs: Principal Leadership Development Program (PLDP) and the Piramal/Gandhi
Fellowship. We are in the process of launching the District Leadership Development Program (DLDP).
The Piramal/Gandhi Fellowship, is an intensive 2 year leadership program for youth from India’s leading colleges with
exposure to rigorous work at grass root level and a plethora of experiences which trigger self-change and skill
development. It transforms them into leaders who want to make a difference in society at a large scale.
PFEL/KEF’s Principal Leadership Development Program is an in-service leadership development program for
Government school Principals that aims to develop the mindset, knowledge and leadership skills required to improve
learning outcomes for children and quality of education in their schools. As a pioneering program on school leadership,
PLDP has already found recognition from the government at the national level and is supported by noted funding
PFEL/KEF’s District Leadership Development Program is aimed at developing and enabling Education Officers at
block, district and state levels and other Govt. Stakeholders to foster learning outcomes of children and change in
schools in their Block/District/State.
Position Overview:
We are seeking highly motivated individuals with a passion to bring large scale change in the public education system
of India, to support and engage with the graduating fellows to clearly articulate their Private Dreams, to thoroughly
envisage their life plans and help them to choose the most suitable first job opportunity to start their career. To assist
the department to create a network of organisations where the Fellows can be placed.
Primary Responsibilities:
To engage with every individual fellow to support in the articulation of their Private Dream.
To conduct one-on-one discussion in order to understand their thoughts, ideas and connecting the link with
organization goals.
Creating and providing self-learning materials for fellows in this regard
To support and assist in designing and conduction workshops for fellows and alumni
To coordinate with fellows, alumni, fellowship coordinator, various external stakeholders etc.
To gather JDs from various organizations and to support in shortlisting and planning for interviews.
Maintaining Alumni and Fellow Data base.
Offering support in internal processes like Personal Reflection and other processes for fellows.
Experience: 3 - 5 years of experience in placement and building networks
Education: Bachelors/Masters in any discipline, HR specialization will be an added advantage
Language Proficiency: Good Written and Oral communication skills in Hindi and English
Required Skills:
Ability to self-motivate, work independently, appreciation and work with people from diverse cultural
Ability to dialogue professionally on complex issues with professionals and staff for building knowledge
Excellent leadership and influencing skills
Salary: Negotiable
Contact Information: [email protected]
Application Procedure: E-mail your resume to [email protected] with the subject as “PL-Placement and