Centre for Social Innovation (CSI)

Senior Director/Director, Indian Administrative Fellowship

Bengaluru, Karnataka   |   Full Time

About The/Nudge:

The/Nudge Foundation is a collective of some of India’s brightest entrepreneurs, leaders, and change-makers, tackling the greatest human development challenge of our times - poverty. Our work is organized across three impact streams:

  • Centre for Skill Development & Entrepreneurship (CSDE): enables underprivileged youth to lead flourishing lives

  • Centre for Rural Development (CRD): enables rural families to come out of extreme poverty

  • Centre for Social Innovation (CSI): nudges top talent to solve India’s biggest challenges

About Indian Administrative Fellowship:

Indian Administrative Fellowship (IAF) is an 18-month program for high achievers from diverse sectors to impact millions of lives by extending the reach and efficiency of large-scale government programs under the guidance of visionary civil servants.

‍The program targets to provide a platform for professionals to partner with the administration for extensively strategizing and implementing current and envisaged programs for attaining sustained progress across state-level indicators.

At The/Nudge you will:

  • build a prestigious fellowship program to support civil servants with lateral leadership talent

  • own overall vision, product strategy, and execution of the program

  • drive large scale impact through closely managed collaborations and build the program reputation 

  • build a mission-aligned and high-performing team

  • be the face of the organization, representing us across the ecosystem - including government, industry, nonprofit ecosystem, academia, and funding partners in India and globally

Apply if you have:

  • 18+ years of overall work experience

  • a strong social sector intent, high energy, and readiness to serve

  • a career of high achievement in any sector 

  • a strong leadership experience of managing high-performing teams, preferably with intrapreneurial or entrepreneurial experience of 5+ years

Would be great if you have:

  • a background in public policy, advisory, or consulting

  • prior, similar experience of building an impactful program 

  • entrepreneurial, consulting, or product management experience

We aspire to be an inclusive and diverse organization and encourage qualified individuals irrespective of their religion, caste, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, ethnicity, age, or any other dimension of identity, to apply.

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the following answers have a significant weightage in the application process

why are you interested to work in the development sector ?

how many years of relevant work experience do you have ?

what's your curent designation and CTC (fixed) in lacs per annum ?

compensation in NGOs, including The/Nudge, is unfortunately way lower than for-profits. Are you prepared for a material salary cut, with this transition?

The/Nudge Foundation is a high energy fast growing non-profit and will involve significant involvement and time commitment 6 day work schedule).