New Education Group - Foundation for Innovation and Research in Education (NEG-FIRE) is a non-profit, non-sectarian, national NGO registered under Societies Registration Act, 1860; promoting quality Pre-primary & Primary education for marginalized communities (dalit and tribal) by partnering with multiple stakeholders including government departments, community groups, and NGOs across 7 states in India. Our program focus is to ensure quality education among children of these marginalized communities through - mother tongue based multi-lingual (MTB-MLE) education intervention, promotion of inclusive practices, active participation of communities, teachers (govt.) trainings etc., which enhance performance and development of children within the government school system. Our inter-disciplinary team of professionals are based in Delhi, Patna and Bhopal. To know more about us, please visit our website: www.negfire.org.
Position : Executive Director
Reporting To: The Chairperson, NEG-FIRE
Location: New Delhi, India
Closing Date of Applications: 30th August, 2021
The Executive Director (ED) will ensure that NEG-FIRE’s vision and mission is translated into actions within the policy framework and guidelines set by its Governing Board. The ED will draw upon strengths of key stakeholders, other network partners and NEG-FIRE and will work towards achieving the shared mission by promoting collaborative processes, mutual-respect and mutual-learning spirit.
The ED will set the direction for strategic plans and create pathways for mobilising the required resources for its realization. The ED will have experience and expertise in NGO finance management.
The ED is responsible for creation of respectful, empowering, and result-oriented work culture that enables the team to realise their full potential.
The ED will be the Ex-officio Secretary for the Society; and will be responsible for the management and administrative functions of the Society, as per the MoA, NEG-FIRE’s Governance guidelines and the directions of the Board.
Key Responsibilities include:
Governance (as Ex-officio Secretary)
Any other assignments as and when required by the Board for realizing the organizational objectives.
Required Qualifications and Competencies
How to Apply?
Candidates with relevant qualifications and experience required for this position as mentioned above, may email their applications and CV at firstname.lastname@example.org
Your Applications must include the following –
1. Updated CV along with Cover letter justifying suitability for the position
2. Current/last Salary drawn and expected Salary
Due to high volume of applications, only shortlisted candidates will receive a response from NEG-FIRE.
NEG-FIRE is an equal opportunity employer; qualified women applicants and qualified applicants from the marginalised communities are especially encouraged to apply.
NEGFIRE reserves the right to change the content and description of this position at any time.
Our policies and procedures reflect our commitment to child rights and child protection. This position involves regular contact with children; and NEG-FIRE does rigorous recruitment and selection process, reference checks that reflect its commitment to the protection of children from abuse. The applicant is required to be aware and in compliance of the NEG-FIRE Child Protection Policy (CPP) which is available on our website. By submitting the application for this position the applicant consents to be governed by this policy.
Please submit your name and email in the boxes below PS: Don't worry, we won't share your email with any other party
A stream of stories and poems for children belonging to tribal communities in their mother-tongue