About the Organization

People Beyond Borders (PBB) is an international NGO, bringing together a global team of diverse peacebuilders, humanitarians and multi-sector leaders to serve shared human-centred values. Through our key initiatives related to research, well-being workshops and an entrepreneurship platform, we aim to transform the way displaced people connect with each other and with the world around them. PBB is a bridge – co-creating safer spaces and opportunities – for refugees & displaced people to connect with each other as well as to build up their resources and support systems.

About the Opportunity

  • Job Position: Program Manager – India
  • Type: Full-time Position, compensation as per non-profit startup standards and/or commensurate to your experience
  • Place of Work: Based in India (hybrid – remote work and local field travels)
  • Languages: English and Hindi
  • Expertise: Humanitarian, Displacement-Migration nexus, Social Impact

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Roles and Responsibilities

  • Assess and research opportunities, plan and design projects & programming with goals, indicators, appropriate structures and processes (eg. compliances, contracts, protocols, action plans and corrective measures)
  • Map stakeholders, develop partnerships and collaborations with government actors, NGOs, private corporations, local community groups, institutions, donors, etc to implement diverse programs and projects in multiple languages and cultural contexts.
  • Manage volunteers, recruitment and training of staff, consultants & partners
  • Maintain and track budgets, resource allocation, financial performance and optimize expenses with timely reporting, quality assurance and overall integrity of the programmes.
  • Identify potential grants, corporate social responsibility (CSR) and funding opportunities; support proposal writing; develop financial plans; oversee monitoring & evaluation reporting; lead donor relations and overall resource mobilization strategy.
  • Communicate strategically and regularly with the global team to align on, prioritize, manage and implement the macro & micro programmatic activities
  • Analyse risks, initiate extra activities and other management interventions wherever gaps or issues in the programmes are identified
  • Develop unique and creative ways to build a strong foundation for the organization’s expansion, growth and empower the team to improve based on specific targets
  • Create and promote a positive, multicultural work environment that supports consistency throughout the organization’s mission-vision-values, operational methods, data collection needs and impact evaluation.


  • University degree or equivalent in a relevant field (such as business management, entrepreneurship, international relations, social sciences) and
  • Experience of 5+ years of leading a team preferably in the humanitarian, development or peace-building sector.
  • An entrepreneurial mindset with outstanding organizational, leadership, communications, negotiation and program management skills.
  • A good understanding of humanitarian principles, with experience in working with refugees or displaced people and a genuine passion for the cause.
  • Strong understanding of leading start-ups, incubations, finance and performance management strategies.
  • Excellent analytical abilities and problem-solving skills
  • Familiarity with diverse business functions such as PR, business development, finance, grants, human resources, etc
  • Proven ability to build consensus, trust and relationships among executives, partners and the workforce.
  • Adept in using different technology tools such as Microsoft Office, GSuites, Slack, Trello, Basecamp, Adobe, etc to simplify program management tasks.

Perks and Benefits

  • Participation in an international, open-minded team with a motivating working environment and a lot of room for creative solutions
  • Access to an engaged community of practice and creative trainings facilitated by experts.
  • Support and network connections with team members from diverse regions, backgrounds and expertise.
  • Additional remuneration from the grants and funds you raise
  • Resources and tools based your own passions and interests

Application Procedure:

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