Job Posting: Program Manager (Bhartiya Jan Utthan Parishad)

Location: Patna

Application Deadline: 30/09/2023

About Bhartiya Jan Utthan Parishad:

The Bhartiya Jan Utthan Parishad (BJUP) is a registered not for profit Organization established in 1983 by group of committed and like-minded social worker under the leadership of Late Devendra Prasad Singh. BJUP since its inception believes in empowering marginalized communities by fostering their skills, knowledge, and capacities, enabling them to actively participate in decision-making processes and shape their own future. Through our various programs and initiatives, we aim to address the challenges faced by disadvantaged communities, including but not limited to poverty, discrimination, lack of access to education, healthcare, and basic human rights. We believe in fostering sustainable solutions that go beyond short-term assistance, focusing on long-term empowerment and structural change. We work collaboratively with various government, national, international development organization, civil societies, CSRs and other stakeholders to enhance quality of life through promotion of inclusivity, social equality, and social justice. BJUP established itself as a leading agency in an effective civil society collation and networking. In all our initiatives and processes, we maintain high standards of transparency and accountability, ensuring that resources are utilized effectively and efficiently to achieve our mission.

Project Details:

The Community Empowerment Programme (CEP) takes a holistic approach to uplift mica-dependent communities. It includes diversifying livelihood, enhancing education for children, promoting healthcare and wellness, improving government services, and prioritizing sustainability.

Position Overview: Program Manager

As a Program Manager, you will play a pivotal role in the successful implementation and management of our Community Empowerment Programme. You will be responsible for overseeing all aspects i.e. Livelihood, Education, Health & WASH, Social Entitlements and Advocacy in the project, ensuring that it meets its goals and objectives within the allocated budget and timeframe. Your primary responsibilities will include

Key Responsibilities:

  1. Develop a comprehensive project plan, including timelines, budget allocation, and resource management. Ensure the efficient execution of the project in alignment with organizational goals.
  2. Build and maintain strong relationships with local authorities, partner organizations, and other stakeholders to ensure the successful implementation of the project.
  3. Manage a team of dedicated project staff and provide guidance, support, and mentorship to ensure they meet project objectives.
  4. Develop and implement a robust monitoring and evaluation framework to track project progress and outcomes. Make necessary adjustments to the project plan based on data and feedback.
  5. Prepare regular progress reports for the organization’s leadership and donors, highlighting achievements, challenges, and recommendations.
  6. Manage project finances, including budgeting, expense tracking, and financial reporting, to ensure adherence to budgetary constraints.
  7. Implement and maintain a robust data management system to collect, analyze, and report project-related data. Ensure data accuracy and use data-driven insights to inform project decisions.
  8. Identify training and capacity-building needs for project staff and facilitate relevant training sessions.
  9. Prepare grant proposals and funding applications to secure additional resources for project expansion and sustainability.
  1. Undertake any other work assigned by the organization in support of program management activities.


  • Master’s degree in a relevant field (e.g., social sciences, development studies, business administration, etc.).
  • Proven experience in program management, with a minimum of 10 years of experience in managing community development or empowerment projects.
  • Demonstrated track record in effectively leading and overseeing a substantial state-level team.
  • Strong project management skills, including budgeting and financial management.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to work effectively with diverse stakeholders.
  • Experience in monitoring and evaluation of projects.
  • Proficient in written and spoken English

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Salary – Negotiable depending on qualification and Experience

How to Apply:

Interested candidates are invited to submit their resume and a cover letter outlining their qualifications and relevant experience at [email protected]. Please include ” Application for Program Manager – PMU ” in the subject line of your email.

We are an equal opportunity employer, embracing diversity to foster innovation and excellence. We actively promote gender diversity, encouraging women to apply. Our commitment to equal opportunities and a supportive, inclusive work culture ensures that every voice is valued. Thank you for your interest; only selected candidates will be con