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Specialist Capacity Building for Urban Missions

Bengaluru, KA
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Job DescriptionThe position will be part of the Urban Practitioners Programme (UPP) Team at IIHS. The UPP Team is responsible for providing cutting-edge short courses to professionals/students, largely in the urban development sector, by bringing together faculty and experts across diverse domains of knowledge and practice; exposing learners to real-life problems; and integrating the practice into academics and research.The Specialist Capacity Building for Urban Missions will be responsible for content development and course delivery along with providing assistance in business development, client management, project management, and team development for a variety of training and capacity building initiatives under the Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation (AMRUT) and other ongoing urban missions.This is a paid contractual position with a competitive salary, annually renewable up to a maximum period of three years and then up for renegotiation based on mission requirements. The candidate is expected to join in May 2016 and the search shall remain open until the position is filled.This offer is on an exclusive basis, which implies that other professional assignments (whether compensated or not) that bear a potential conflict of interest with IIHS cannot be undertaken.Activities and TasksThe Specialist Capacity Building for Urban Missions will be expected toAchieve programme objectives such as learner reach, net revenue and impact assessment for the portion of the UPP portfolio that they will be involved in.Assist in programme development, project management, capacity needs assessment and delivery of capacity building programmes for National Missions with a key focus on AMRUT.Assist the support team in content development and the outreach team in networking with a host of sectoral experts/guest faculty, and coordinate with them towards achieving the objectives mentioned above.Coordinate with other support teams in the Institute towards creating best-in-class learning experiences for the learners.Teach in capacity building programmes for Urban Missions by using sectoral expertise along with a variety of pedagogical approaches (case studies, field visits, peer-led discussions, problem based learning, flipped classrooms etc.) based on Mission requirements.Contribute to the cross-learning that UPP can bring about for the Research and Practice teams at IIHS. Undertake research and write on subject areas as required.Coach team members and interns to make them successful in their assigned tasks along with participating in learning and development programmes by IIHS to enhance team capacity.Frequently travel for training and capacity building assignments as and when required.Provide support to other IIHS functions, including academics, research, and operations.Participate in all activities of Institution-building at IIHS; carry out tasks as assigned by IIHS; and travel on IIHS work within or outside the country as needed.Structure and ReportingThis position reports to the Senior Specialist Capacity Building for Urban Missions, who in turn reports to the Head Urban Practitioners Programme. Additionally, the position involves collaborating effectively with a diverse group of individuals and personalities including a team of senior specialists in capacity building, internal and external faculty, support staff and UPP interns.
Additional Degree: BE/ B.Tech (Engineering)

Experience: 4-9


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