Call for applications: Program Manager

About Societal Platform (EkStep Foundation)

We are a community of enablers and network-weavers. We pool our individual strengths to bring to life our collective vision of co-creating a resilient society – by curating learnings on social problems and platform solutions, catalysing problem-solvers and orchestrating an ecosystem where ideas become reality.

We work to enable impact @ scale in education, health, livelihood, equity and climate.


Are you passionate about creating impact for society? Do you like managing complex projects/prototypes within tight deadlines? Do you feel excited about creating and catalyzing a community of practitioners? Are you obsessed about continuous improvements? Do you believe digital technologies can be a good tool to solve large scale problems?

If all of these excite you, you might be the right person for this job.

About V-Lab

It is a digital garage for Change Leaders to test their audacious platform/program ideas. The lab helps organizations understand and reframe the problem, define their hypotheses, design interactions, develop a prototype and test it in their ecosystem. It is a process of continuous learning and improvement.


The lab will focus on problems in Education, Health, Livelihood, Equity and Climate.


Initiate, coordinate and track all the activities of the V-Lab

Monitor progress and outcomes of all digital prototypes

Harvest learnings and findings and drive continuous process improvements

Create and publish all V-Lab assets

Enable new/prospective participants with V-Lab processes and methods

Nurture communities of new and existing V-Lab practitioners by enabling them to share and learn from each other


Must have experience working in social sector issues

A good understanding of the above mentioned domains

Good at program management

Excellent communicator with a passion for community and network orchestration

Understands digital technologies and adept at using digital tools for tracking & planning

Desired qualification

Graduate with at least 8-12 years of relevant experience; A good blend of program management, community management and experience working in the social sector.

Desired qualities

We are looking for a self driven, creative, energetic, dynamic collaborator, who believes that the whole is greater than the sum of its parts

This position is based out of Bangalore, India

Please write to to apply or if you have further questions.