Assistant Manager – Strategy & Implementation

About Samhita

Samhita is a social impact consulting firm, with a vision to build a ‘better normal’. The better normal reimagines business environments where social value is an integral aspect of growth, putting stakeholders and environmental guardianship at the centre of business strategy, a strategy that evolves from inputs to outcomes, from individuals to ecosystem, and from delivering services to building capacity and enabling the market.

To do this, we support companies to align their core competencies with the needs of the social sector, and build catalytic partnerships with stakeholders with in-depth knowledge and networks to execute sustainable, outcome-oriented social impact initiatives. This approach bridges the gap between purpose and action, and forges business responsibility strategies that balance people, profit and planet, thereby creating a better normal for communities, environments and businesses.

Role Overview

Looking for a manager proficient in working with implementation partners (NGOs & social enterprises), experienced in need identification, program concept creation and delivering end to end execution of projects (preferably healthcare programs). They should have knowledge on monitoring, evaluation & reporting of the projects.

Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Work on end to end program management – Strategy design, implementation and program monitoring for projects related to public health.
  • Preparing customized proposals per the requirement of the corporates/grant giving agencies
  • Conduct prospect research to identify, cultivate and solicit new project implementation partners
  • Invite and provide evidence-based feedback in a timely and constructive manner.
  • Independently manage external stakeholder conversations with corporates as well as implementation partners
  • Work with existing processes/systems whilst making constructive suggestions for improvements.
  • Work on based data and analysis for program management and insights.
  • Follow risk management and compliance procedures.
  • Communicate confidently in a clear, concise and articulate manner – verbally and in written form.
  • Seek opportunities to learn about other cultures and other parts of the business across the service lines of Samhita.
  • Uphold the firm’s code of ethics and business conduct
  • Support the interns and volunteers for field research, survey and developing information on Samhita Verticals.

Qualifications, Skills & Experience:

  • 3+ years of experience of having worked in the development and healthcare sector
  • Experience in healthcare related program implementation, operations and/or management
  • Ability to structure projects/engagements for the team
  • Strong Interpersonal and presentation skills
  • Strong project management skills managing complex, multifaceted projects resulting in measurable successes.
  • Demonstrated success of developing and evaluating program models and NGOs, and selecting and operationalizing programs.
  • Experience in healthcare policy making/ conceptualizing & implementing healthcare programs will be preferred 
  • Experience of engaging with International clients and working in onsite-offshore environment
  • Ability to contribute beyond the defined scope of work
  • Demonstrated experience of contributing in firm and knowledge building
  • Candidate with medical and business degrees are encouraged to apply as well

Work Location: Mumbai

Why Samhita?

We believe that great companies are built by great teams. So we value and nurture our people, and recruit those who share our passion for impact and excellence. 

We are young and dynamic, and believe in creating opportunity for individuals and ideas to grow. At Samhita, we invite initiative and innovation, and solve problems through collaborative action. You can make a difference in this mission-driven organisation, by using your skills to solve some of the toughest challenges facing modern India. We are looking forward to hearing your ideas.

How to apply:

Send us your resume with a one-page cover letter telling us what excites you about joining Samhita to [email protected]