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Organization Development Lead (Remote)

Bangalore (India)

  • Organization: Uninhibited Foundation
  • Location: Bangalore (India)
  • Grade: Mid
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Education, Learning and Training
    • Civil Society and Local governance
    • External Relations, Partnerships and Resource mobilization
    • Human Rights
    • Women's Empowerment and Gender Mainstreaming
  • Closing Date: 2021-10-07

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We’re seeking an agile, proactive, and passionate Organisational Development Lead to lead the growing men and boys portfolio, encompassing our behaviour change programme (PeriodShala), sexual and reproductive telemedicine helpline (Hello Saathi), theory of change, grassroots campaigns and partnerships. By 2026, we aim to impact 2.5 million menstruators and allies by de-stigmatising menstrual, sexual and reproductive health (MHH & SRH) through these key activities.

Reporting & Organisational Structure:

The Organisational Development Lead will report directly to the Head of Programmes who reports into the Chief Operating Officer.

In response to the health risks associated with the pandemic, we’ve chosen to embrace the switch to remote working. This role is not required to be based out of a particular state, however key regions of operation include Jhabua, Madhya Pradesh; Jamui, Bihar; Palghar, Maharashtra; Bangalore, Karnataka.

Organisational Culture:

Despite being dispersed across India and abroad, we ensure that our teams and work are grounded in a strong, inclusive culture where all gender, sexuality, caste, cultural and religious identities are respected and heard (see our Anti-Discrimination Policy). We encourage a healthy balance of work and life, creating safe spaces for people to show up with authenticity while hustling to achieve our audacious impact goals.

TO APPLY Email hr@uninhibited.org.in:

  1. A video no more than 2 minutes telling us why you would be a good fit for the position of Organisational Development Lead and why you would like to work with Uninhibited

  2. Attach your CV

Candidates are encouraged to apply as early as possible as applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. 

What you’ll do:

  • Collaboratively develop content blocks, design and iterate content for adult and adolescent males for the telemedicine helpline (Hello Saathi) and on-ground behaviour change programme (PeriodShala)
  • Rapid prototype PeriodShala in collaboration with field teams and fellows to develop a scalable model
  • Monitor the quality and performance of Hello Saathi, understanding key regional trends around user engagement and SRH to build traction
  • Support The Period Fellowship cohort in building a set of lean operational processes to scale PeriodShala and Hello Saathi into new regions
  • Regularly facilitate training for the male facilitators to develop their skills wrt content and facilitation, and knowledge on allied subjects
  • Collaboratively build evidence and iterate the theory of change to understand how men can create enabling environments for menstruators in the household during menstruation
  • Research and build knowledge around stigmatised/taboo topics for males and a ‘he for he’ approach to achieving gender equality
  • Work closely with Governance, Design, Learning & Development (DLD) and Operations verticals to proactively troubleshoot and improve the quality of interventions
  • Document and feed forward key insights and recommendations to the Head of Programmes

Who you are:

  • +3 years experience on ground empathising with adult and adolescent males from marginalised contexts; participated in one or more gender workshops
  • Experience facilitating trainings and capacity building male participants
  • Data driven with excellent documentation skills; ability to analyse and share key insights
  • Low ego, collaborative team member; empathetic, respectful and grounded
  • Able to thrive in ambiguity, remain cool-headed when there are curve balls and withstand the tests of a rapidly changing environment with resilience and resolve
  • An instinctive self-starter and problem solver who can quickly identify opportunities and makethe most of them
  • Passionate about gender equity, menstrual health, and making a genuine impact
  • Fluent in spoken and written English. Fluency in spoken Hindi

What we offer:

  • A flexible and inclusive remote working culture rooted in our organisational values
  • Competitive NGO salary and benefits; 5-day work week
  • Learning and development opportunities to engage across the organisation
  • Access to a flourishing network within the development sector

About Uninhibited

Uninhibited aims to upli 2.5 million vulnerable menstruators across India over the next five years, specifically working with marginalised groups such as sex workers, trans people, low-income and rural communities to de-stigmatise menstrual, sexual and reproductive health (MHH & SRH) and reduce long-term gender inequity. Menstruation is believed to be ‘impure’ and overwhelming stigma, taboos and a lack of knowledge prevents menstruators from seeking healthcare, making informed choices about their bodies and participating in school and the workforce.

Our mission is to create safe spaces for uninhibited conversations with not only menstruators, but the wider community of men and boys, local elders and teachers to normalise MHH & SRH. Through our four key programmes, we’ve seen menstruators participate equitably in school, the workforce and society during menstruation and experience better health and wellbeing. Our programmes include:

  • Telemedicine Helpline (Hello Saathi) - a free menstrual and sexual reproductive helpline that provides access to telemedicine consults and digital prescriptions, IVR-based health education and self-care advice via our trained helpline assistants (launched in 2020 as part of COVID-19 response)
  • Community & Schools Programme (PeriodShala) - enabling behaviour change among marginalised menstruators and men through safe spaces and open dialogue around MHH & SRH
  • The Period Fellowship (TPF) - 15-month grassroots fellowship to shape future menstrual and sexual reproductive health leaders. The 2021-22 cohort is a team of 9 Period Fellows placed in rural Bihar, Madhya Pradesh and Maharashtra, kicking off on June 14, 2021.
  • PeriodPreneurs (PP) - 13-month incubator to nurture MHH & SRH start-ups in new regions to strengthen the menstrual health ecosystem

Visit our website to learn more about these programmes.

We do our best to provide you the most accurate info, but closing dates may be wrong on our site. Please check on the recruiting organization's page for the exact info. Candidates are responsible for complying with deadlines and are encouraged to submit applications well ahead.
Before applying, please make sure that you have read the requirements for the position and that you qualify.
Applications from non-qualifying applicants will most likely be discarded by the recruiting manager.
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