General Manager or Deputy General Manager - Skill Development Projects

Lead Business Development and project implementation for skill development initiatives in Kolkata, India. Requires 10+ years experience, relevant degree, and strong leadership and communication skills. Up to 8 lacs CTC.

SwitchON Foundation
SwitchON Foundation
Kolkata, India  UTC+05:30   On-site   Full Time   101-250   INR 60k–70k   54 days ago

SwitchON foundation is an award winning not-for-profit working since 2008 in the sectors of Sustainable Agriculture / Livelihoods, Renewable Energy Access and Environment & Climate Change. We are a leader in building social enterprises and ecosystems to create scalable and replicable impact. Two of our flagship programs are:

  • Empowering the Energy - Water- Agriculture Nexus in East India (EEWA)- The Empowering Energy Water Agriculture (EEWA) program addresses the interlinkage between food, water, and energy in India, with the ultimate goal of achieving sustainable development of the marginalized communities
  • Clean Air Sustainable Cities (CASC) - The Clean Air & Sustainable Cities (CASC) program promotes public participation, influences policy change, collaborates with the government bodies, and fosters awareness among children, youth, and civil society to combat air pollution and climate change.

We have expanded our focus from farmer livelihood development in India by promoting renewable energy solutions, organic farming practices and farmer producer organizations using regenerative agriculture promotion, to upskilling and capacity building, empirical research, policy advocacy and dissemination of information.

Watch our Story - 15 Years of Impact and Innovation ( and view our latest annual report (

Job Description

We are seeking a General Manager (GM) or Deputy General Manager (DGM) to oversee the Business Development and implementation of the Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana (PMKVY), Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Grameen Kaushalya Yojana (DDU-GKY), State projects, RPL. The role involves strategic planning, project management, stakeholder engagement, and ensuring the quality and effectiveness of skill development initiatives.


  • Business development
  • Develop and execute strategic plans for all projects.
  • Manage project implementation, budgeting, and resource allocation.
  • Foster partnerships and collaboration with government agencies, training partners, and employers.
  • Ensure quality assurance and compliance with project guidelines and standards.
  • Lead project teams, providing guidance, support, and monitoring progress.
  • Prepare regular reports on project performance and outcomes.


  • Bachelor's/ Master Degree in a relevant field; advanced degree preferred.
  • Min 10 years of experience in project management, preferably in skill development or related fields.
  • Strong analytical, leadership, communication, and stakeholder management skills.
  • Knowledge of government skill development policies and initiatives.
  • Ability to work independently and meet project deadlines.
  • Willingness to travel as needed for project implementation and stakeholder engagement.
  • Strong Interpersonal Skills

CTC- Upto 8 lacs

(Compensation package will be in line with qualification, experience and last salary drawn)

Open to travel.

How to Apply

We are looking for enterprising professionals to join or lead initiatives / departments at SwitchON Foundation to solve the most pressing issues of today. Inspired candidates follow the below application process, Plz send your CV along with a covering letter with the subject line “General Manager or Deputy General Manager - Skill Development Projects”. To

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About the role

Mar 29, 2024

Full Time


Sep 27, 2024


INR 60k–70k

Kolkata, India



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