Recruitment of Project Manager / Hub Manager for the Bosco Institute Innovation Hub in Jorhat Sep 2018

Job offer: Project Manager / Hub Manager for the Bosco Institute Innovation Hub

Update: 17.09.2018

Bosco Institute Jorhat would like to inform about the job offer for a project manager / hub manager to
facilitate the development process of Bosco Institute into an Innovation Hub for grassroots innovation
and social entrepreneurship. Bosco Institute is in the process of upgrading its institute (which offers
MSW degree from Dibrugarh University) with two more floors to offer the following services in Jorhat:

? Social Entrepreneurship Incubation
? Training of village micro-entrepreneurs
? Capacity Building of NGO members
? MakerSpace, 3D printing and plastic recycling
? Co-working facilities and office space for entrepreneurs.

We search for a highly dedicated, self-driven, creative person who is able to think outside the box,
communicate well and who is not shy of taking responsibility.

Who can apply?
? Anyone passionate about promoting social change and skilling young people to become
? All graduates/post graduates with a degree in business administration, social work, or other
related fields
? Minimum of 5 years of work experience in the fields of entrepreneurship promotion or social

Expected skills and qualifications
? Strong personal commitment and dedication for the cause
? High level of creativity and curiosity to learn and practice innovative activities
? Motivation and social skills are ranked higher than certificates and grades
? Excellent writing and communication skills in English are mandatory
? Capability to speak one or more languages of Northeast India is of advantage
? Should have good and proven people management, presentation and facilitation skills
? Should have good knowledge and skills in Project Management and related planning, monitoring
and evaluation tools
? Motivation and endurance to travel and stay in various locations, including rural areas, of
Northeast India is required
? Good work experience outside of Northeast India is of advantage
? Competencies with digital tools beyond office work are of high advantage

Terms of Reference
1. Management of Programme
2. Networking with potential partner institutions
3. Development of programme models (Incubation, co-working space, MakerSpace etc.)
4. Developing a business model
5. Development of brand and marketability of services

6. Support of administrative processes according to donor-requirements

What we offer:
? A competitive salary (negotiable; depending on qualification and previous practical experience);
all travel and work related expenses will be covered additionally
? Opportunity to learn from and work with a vast number of partners in Northeast India
? Possibility to develop your own ideas and inputs; work creatively
? Personal capacity building in various fields like management methods
? Good working facilities and an open-minded atmosphere at Bosco Institute in Jorhat, Assam
? You will be part of a network of Indian NGOs, and Social Entrepreneurs in Northeast India and

About Bosco Institute Jorhat:
Bosco Institute was started by the Salesians of Don Bosco of
Dimapur Province, as a college offering 2-year Master in Social Work degree from Dibrugarh University
in Assam, in the year 2008. Nine groups of students have graduated from the Institute. They work in
social development organizations, government projects and some have started their own social
development initiatives. We strive to make the institute more of a youth space than limiting it to being
an academic space – mentoring young students in the age group of 21 to 27/28 from the many diverse
communities of the region to discover their passion and develop the values, attitudes, knowledge and
skills needed to pursue it, even while they try to meet the many expectations of those close to them.
We also support social initiatives that our students wish to start, for a period of 2 years (Youth Involve
The Institute has also been acting as a coordination centre for the many project partners of DKA-KFB
Austria from 2009 and for the partners of Childaid Network from 2014.

For more details about the institution please visit

It’s our personal commitment to any of our staff to also further develop you in relevant topics and
skills required for your personal development.
We believe and work with a flat hierarchy in which everyone takes over responsibilities and looks
after its implementation themselves.

If you are interested in this position, please send your CV, a motivational letter and contacts of one or
two references to:
Fr. Jerry Thomas (sdb),
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for further process.

Bosco Institute is situated on Na-Ali going towards Titabar from Jorhat Town. It is about 7 kms. from Jorhat Town, on the right side of the road, soon after Don Bosco School, Baghchung. Shared auto services are available from the old Public Bus Stand to Baghchung.

JORHAT 785001

PHONE: +91 376 231027594350 96237


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