Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
Join us to learn, ideate, innovate and find solutions to some of the most challenging problems of solid waste and circular economy
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
Join us to learn, ideate, innovate and find solutions to some of the most challenging problems of solid waste and circular economy

Our Employee Value Proposition

    What we promise
  • An opportunity to learn, take initiative, innovate and find solutions to some of the most challenging problems.
  • Experience an open, transparent, ethical and inclusive work culture.
  • Pride in working with a reputed organization considered an OG in the field of solid waste management and circular economy in India.
    • What we don’t promise
  • Extensive logistical support and top-notch workplace infra; We follow an All Hands on the Deck approach.
  • Work separate from life and a laid-back work culture
  • Rigid job descriptions; roles are fluid with porous boundaries
  • Position Location Vertical Type Openings
      Job Code : 24-DIR-001
      Job Description

    The role of the Director, Programs is to develop strategic plan and oversee the deployment for identified program verticals of Saahas in identified region/s. The Director, Programs will report into the CEO/COO and will guide all projects in a region/program vertical, which could include guiding a team of 5-8 Project Managers/Lead Coordinators. The Director, Programs will also be a part in the core team to develop the strategic direction of the organization. The current position is for the program vertical “Institutionalizing Solid Waste Management in Rural Areas of South India.”

    We are looking for someone passionate about solving issues around solid waste management and setting the roadmap for circular economy in India through on ground implementation of concepts and ideas.

      Primary Duties and Responsibilities
  • Develop and implement long-term strategy for growth of Saahas in Southern states/UTs of India for institutionalizing Solid Waste Management in rural areas.
  • Develop project proposals, mobilize resources, develop partnerships with funders, plan recruitment of suitable manpower.
  • Enlist the cooperation and assistance of Government Departments, NGOs and other citizen initiatives wherever required, to ensure achievement of objectives of the organization.
  • Develop annual strategy, budgets and operating plans for the vertical to support the program objectives.
  • Develop program impact evaluation framework for each program to assess the strengths weaknesses and to identify areas for improvement.
  • Guide, monitor and provide regular feedback to the Project Managers and Coordinators to ensure smooth delivery.
  • Review project progress, budget utilization and manage client/partner communication for the programs, ensure compliance with the partner formats and all confidentiality requirements.
  • Ensure that program activities operate within the policies and procedures of the organization and also comply with all the relevant legislation and professional standards.
  • Monitor and approve all budgeted program expenditures and ensure financial discipline.
  • Identify and evaluate the risks associated with program activities and take appropriate action to control the risks
  • Conduct an annual evaluation according to the program evaluation framework, report evaluation findings to the CEO with recommend changes to enhance the program, as appropriate.
    • Working Conditions
  • Director, Programs will need to balance time spent in field and in the office. There will be requirement of out station travel, typically for short durations for project monitoring and stakeholder meetings.
  • Director, Programs works a standard work week (6 working days with 2 Saturdays of choice off in a month) and sometimes may be required to work late evenings and weekends depending on the needs of the organization.
    • Experience
  • 18 years or more of overall work experience, preferable at least 5 years in Development sector.
  • Client relationship management experience. Experience in working with Government will be preferred.
  • Project Management experience, handling teams of 10 or more people, especially at remote locations.
  • Work experience in Karnataka, especially rural areas, will be preferred.
    • Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Strategic thinking, clarity of thought and communication
  • Experience and knowledge about issues related to sustainability and waste management. Specifically, knowledge about solid waste management and the rules around it in India
  • Proficiency in Project Management, including stakeholder management
  • Proficiency in writing project reports and proposals, developing monitoring & evaluation framework
  • Comfortable in using digital tools for communication, computing and project management.
  • Proficiency in written and spoken Kannada and English in mandatory.
    • Personal Characteristics

    Demonstrate competency in:

  • Fostering Teamwork: Work cooperatively and effectively with others to set goals, resolve problems, and make decisions that enhance organizational effectiveness.
  • Leadership skills: Positively influence others to achieve results that are in the best interest of the organization.
  • Making Decisions: Assess situations to determine the importance, urgency and risks, and make clear decisions which are timely and in the best interests of the organization.
  • Organizing: Set priorities, develop a work schedule, monitor progress towards goals, and track details, data, information and activities.
  • Behaving Ethically: Understand ethical behaviour and business practices, and ensure that own behaviour and the behaviour of others is consistent with these standards and aligns with the values of the organization.
  • Building Relationships: Establish and maintain positive working relationships with others, both internally and externally, to achieve the goals of the organization.
  • Communicating Effectively: Speak, listen and write in a clear, thorough and timely manner using appropriate and effective communication tools and techniques.
  • Focus on Client/Partner Needs: Anticipate, understand, and respond to the needs of internal and external clients/partners to meet or exceed their expectations within the organizational parameters.
    • Please mail your CVs to hr@saahas.org with subject: Applying for opening of Director, Programs – Rural, Bangalore
    Apply
      Job Code : 24-DIR-002
      Job Description

    The role of the Director, Programs is to develop strategic plan and oversee the deployment for identified program verticals of Saahas in identified region/s. The Director, Programs will report into the CEO/COO and will guide all projects in a region/program vertical, which could include guiding a team of 5-8 Project Managers/Lead Coordinators. The Director, Programs will also be a part in the core team to develop the strategic direction of the organization. The current position is for the program vertical “Institutionalizing Solid Waste Management in Urban Areas of South India.”
    We are looking for someone passionate about solving issues around solid waste management and setting the roadmap for circular economy in India through on ground implementation of concepts and ideas.

      Primary Duties and Responsibilities
  • Develop and implement long-term strategy for growth of Saahas in Southern states/UTs of India for institutionalizing Solid Waste Management in urban areas.
  • Develop project proposals, mobilize resources, develop partnerships with funders, plan recruitment of suitable manpower.
  • Enlist the cooperation and assistance of Government Departments, NGOs and other citizen initiatives wherever required, to ensure achievement of objectives of the organization.
  • Develop annual strategy, budgets and operating plans for the vertical to support the program objectives.
  • Develop program impact evaluation framework for each program to assess the strengths weaknesses and to identify areas for improvement.
  • Guide, monitor and provide regular feedback to the Project Managers and Coordinators to ensure smooth delivery.
  • Review project progress, budget utilization and manage client/partner communication for the programs, ensure compliance with the partner formats and all confidentiality requirements.
  • Ensure that program activities operate within the policies and procedures of the organization and also comply with all the relevant legislation and professional standards.
  • Monitor and approve all budgeted program expenditures and ensure financial discipline.
  • Identify and evaluate the risks associated with program activities and take appropriate action to control the risks
  • Conduct an annual evaluation according to the program evaluation framework, report evaluation findings to the CEO with recommend changes to enhance the program, as appropriate.
    • Working Conditions
  • Director, Programs will need to balance time spent in field and in the office. There will be requirement of out station travel, typically for short durations for project monitoring and stakeholder meetings.
  • Director, Programs works a standard work week (6 working days with 2 Saturdays of choice off in a month) and sometimes may be required to work late evenings and weekends depending on the needs of the organization.
    • Experience
  • 18 years or more of overall work experience, preferable at least 5 years in Development sector.
  • Client relationship management experience. Experience in working with Government will be preferred.
  • Project Management experience, handling teams of 10 or more people, especially at remote locations.
  • Work experience in Karnataka, especially rural areas, will be preferred.
    • Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Strategic thinking, clarity of thought and communication
  • Experience and knowledge about issues related to sustainability and waste management. Specifically, knowledge about solid waste management and the rules around it in India
  • Proficiency in Project Management, including stakeholder management
  • Proficiency in writing project reports and proposals, developing monitoring & evaluation framework
  • Comfortable in using digital tools for communication, computing and project management.
  • Proficiency in written and spoken Kannada and English in mandatory.
    • Personal Characteristics

    Demonstrate competency in:

  • Fostering Teamwork: Work cooperatively and effectively with others to set goals, resolve problems, and make decisions that enhance organizational effectiveness.
  • Leadership skills: Positively influence others to achieve results that are in the best interest of the organization.
  • Making Decisions: Assess situations to determine the importance, urgency and risks, and make clear decisions which are timely and in the best interests of the organization.
  • Organizing: Set priorities, develop a work schedule, monitor progress towards goals, and track details, data, information and activities.
  • Behaving Ethically: Understand ethical behaviour and business practices, and ensure that own behaviour and the behaviour of others is consistent with these standards and aligns with the values of the organization.
  • Building Relationships: Establish and maintain positive working relationships with others, both internally and externally, to achieve the goals of the organization.
  • Communicating Effectively: Speak, listen and write in a clear, thorough and timely manner using appropriate and effective communication tools and techniques.
  • Focus on Client/Partner Needs: Anticipate, understand, and respond to the needs of internal and external clients/partners to meet or exceed their expectations within the organizational parameters.
    • Please mail your CVs to hr@saahas.org with subject: Applying for opening of Director, Programs – Urban, Bangalore
    Apply
      Job Code : 24-PJM-001
      Job Description
  • The role of the Project Manager is to oversee the day-to-day management, quality assurance, and reporting requirements of different (2-3) projects.
  • The Project Manager will directly supervise a team of Project Coordinators or a team with the Project Coordinator and Supervisors and will be reporting to Program Director.
  • Project Managers usually work in an office environment but as projects are spread all over the city and few are also in other parts of the country there is some amount of travel.
  • Project Managers work a standard work week (5 days and 2 working Saturdays) sometimes maybe required to work late evenings and weekends to monitor program activities.
  • Project Management experience, handled teams.
    • Skillsets Required
  • Experience in Project Management with 8 to 10 years of experience in the Development sector or Operations.
  • Interest, experience, and knowledge about sustainability and waste management issues.
  • Knowledge of client groups and/or issues related to the program area.
  • Proficiency in writing project reports and proposals and
  • Comfortable in using computers for communication, computing, and project management.
  • Proficiency in written and spoken English, and local language
  • Apply
      Job Code : 24-FSU-002
      Job Description

    Scope of Work – Field Supervisor

  • Supervision of the door to door collection staff and driver, maintaining record of attendance and work hours.
  • Creating awareness on Solid Waste Management for HH’s & commercials & Maintaining waste collection records.
  • Maintaining segregation record (how many houses gave segregated waste, how many gave mixed waste).
  • Generating weekly and monthly reports on their specific work areas.
  • Work in close coordination with the Project Coordinator
  • Constantly reinforce the concept of segregation and ensuring that waste gets effectively segregated at the household level. Giving feedback to households who are mixing waste.
  • Trains collection staff on sorting, assist in sorting and sale of recyclables
  • Organise despatch of Dry Waste to sorting unit and Cement factories and maintaining record of the same. Organize sale of recyclable dry waste to scrap dealers in the nearest city and maintain records.
  • Maintain inventory and stock of waste collection bags, PPE (Personal Protection Equipment), any other material related to the project.
  • Ensuring storage sheds are well maintained and the Standard Operating Procedures are followed.
  • Monitor the waste collection; vehicle routing and utilisation; timely collection andregularity.
  • Identify areas where Segregation level is poor and plan awareness activities
  • Assist in composting, monitoring on-site composting site and train staff.
    • Skillsets Required
  • Communication in Kannada and Hindi.
  • Community and team management skills.
  • Apply
      Job Code : 24-PC-002
      Job Description

    Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Plan the delivery of the project(s) in accordance with the goals and objectives.
  • Develop and implement long-term goals and objectives to achieve the successful outcome of the project.
  • Develop project monitoring templates and records to track and document various activities.
  • Prepare work schedules for Field supervisors and monitor their activities.
  • Conduct performance evaluation and provide feedback to Field Supervisor(s). Write reports and manage client/partner communication for the project.
  • Monitor various project expenditures and ensure financial discipline.
  • Coordinate the delivery of services among different activities to increase effectiveness and efficiency. Help with project staffing primarily recruitment of Field
  • supervisor(s).

  • Communicate with clients/partners and other stakeholders to gain community support for the project and solicit input to improve the same.
  • Enlist the cooperation and assistance of Government Departments, NGOs and other citizen initiatives wherever required, to ensure achievement of project objectives.
  • Engage volunteers for appropriate program activities using established volunteer management practices.
  • Ensure that all program staff receive an appropriate orientation to the organization and the programs.
  • Provide required information to have invoices generated and submitted to clients/partners according to the established timelines.
  • Identify and evaluate the risks associated with project activities and discuss with Program Manager to take appropriate action to control the risks.
  • Monitor the project activities on a regular basis and conduct an annual evaluation according to the program evaluation framework.
  • Report evaluation findings to Project Manager and recommend changes to enhance the program, as appropriate
    • Skillsets Required
  • Communication skill in Kannada, English, Hindi
  • Computer skill in MS word, Excel and PPT.
  • Team management
  • Apply
      Job Code : 24-FSU-001
      Job Description
  • Door-to-Door awareness on waste management
  • Monitoring waste collection, sorting, and record maintenance
  • Supporting the team in project implementation, awareness, and campaigns.
    • Skillsets Required
  • 10th / 12th Pass
  • Experience in the NGO sector
  • Communication with community (Kannada)
  • Basic computer knowledge
  • Stakeholders and Vendors management
  • Documentation and reporting
  • Apply
      Job Code : 24-DFN-001
      Job Description
  • Oversee budgeting, financial forecasting, cash flow for projects and administration.
  • Present monthly, quarterly and annual financial statements to executives and the board
  • Coordinate and oversee audit activities – organisational and project level
  • Engage with the external auditing firm
  • Supervise the accounting department to ensure smooth day-to-day transactions
  • Hire and train the accounts and finance team members as and when required
  • Budget and monitor the outlay on common cost heads of the organization.
  • Track the financial KPIs and analyse trends.
  • Lead the financial discussions with key stakeholders of the organization
  • Adhere to and maintain the Saahas accounting and financial compliance procedures
  • Ensure all statutory and legal compliances are met.
  • Ensure all financial operations comply with the laws of the country.
    • Skillsets Required
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Management, or Finance; CA certification or MBA degree preferred.
  • Excellent people skills, with experience collaborating in a multidisciplinary, diverse, and dynamic team.
  • Demonstrated experience in financial management and accounting, ideally in the nonprofit sector.
  • Experience should include legal, audit, compliance, budget, and resource development.
  • Demonstrated resourcefulness in setting priorities, proposing new ways of creating efficiencies, and guiding investment in people and system.
  • Proven effectiveness leading professionals in finance and accounting.
  • Work experience of 15+ years, prefereably in the social sector.
  • Apply
      Job Code : 24-ACE-001
      Job Description
  • Making payments and receipts as necessary for the projects and entering in Tally.
  • Make necessary journal entries as per standard procedures.
  • Adhere to the Saahas Accounting and Financial compliance procedures.
  • Verifying vouchers, bills, invoices across the projects both in soft and hard copy.
  • Ensure filing of all hard copies on invoices and claims.
  • Raising Work orders, Invoices, Fund requests, receipts based on the requirement.
  • Managing accounts of different projects as assigned.
  • Preparing bank reconciliation statements periodically in the format provided.
  • Preparing monthly/quarterly financial reports for the projects with details of fund inflow, expense details and fund utilization.
  • Raising fund release requests to funding partners and submit monthly invoices for projects. where invoices need to be submitted.
  • Ensure statutory payments like PF, ESI, Professional Tax, TDS etc are made on time and reports pertaining to them are prepared and submitted on time
  • Filing quarterly and annual FCRA returns. Get an understanding of the FCRA norms and keep self-updated on the new norms released from time to time.
  • Prepare salary statements and payslips for the staff based on the requirement.
  • Coordinating with lead HR for completing joining and exit formalities.
  • Registering new joinees to statutory.
  • Coordinating for ID cards, visiting cards, HR tool updates, email ID creation.
    • Skillsets Required
  • B.Com, working knowledge of Tally or any other equivalent accounting software.
  • 3 to 5 years of relevant experience in handling accounts related work.
  • Apply
      Job Code : 24-PC-001
      Job Description
  • Responsible for planning / execution of all deliverables of the project, Periodical visits to site and , monitoring framework Stake holders , vendors management and handling social, print media by creating contents , articles for the same.
    • Skillsets Required
  • Graduate / Post Graduate Computer skills -MS.office suite, Comfortable written and spoken in English and local language.
  • Apply
      Job Description
  • The role of the Project Manager is to oversee the day-to-day management, quality assurance, and reporting requirements of different projects. The Project Manager will directly supervise a team of Project Coordinators or a team with the Project Coordinator and Supervisors and will be reporting to Program Director.
    • Skillsets Required
  • Experience in Project Management with 8 to 10 years of experience in the Waste Management/Development sector or Operations.
  • Knowledge of client groups and/or issues related to the program area.
  • Proficiency in writing project reports and proposals and Comfortable in using computers for communication, computing, and project management.
  • Proficiency in written and spoken English, and Hindi.
  • Apply
      Job Code : 24-FSU-003
      Job Description
  • On-field supervision & monitoring of infrastructure development (biogas unit).
  • Monitor segregation, waste collection & transportation, daily operations of biogas unit.
  • Execute awareness & trainings sessions.
    • Skillsets Required
  • Graduate or under-graduate.
  • Language Skills: Telugu, English & Hindi.
  • Min. 1 year of exp. in Development sector preferably with some experience in infrastructure development work.
  • 80% field work, 6-day work week.
  • Apply
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