The Shiv Nadar Foundation (SNF) has been established by Mr. Shiv Nadar, Founder, HCL, a $12.3 billion leading global technology and IT enterprise, that employs over 219,000 employees across 59 countries.

Envisioned to bring about leadership for change through transformational education, the Foundation is committed to creating equitable opportunities for leadership through focused philanthropy in research-led education, creativity, and art. (

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Job Description for Alumni Engagement Manager at Shiv Nadar Foundation

The Shiv Nadar Foundation seeks to appoint a high-energy, hands-on manager who can be a part of the Sustainability team at the Shiv Nadar Foundation. The job would entail a high level of interaction with alumni, mostly from a leadership academy, VidyaGyan, meant for high-achieving students from rural backgrounds. It is important to have someone who has engaged with the youth community or student body in the past. A person who has worked with or understands rural students and knows how to holistically develop their profiles to be real-world and job-ready.

A candidate who has an innovative bent of mind with offline and online engagements. Has a keen interest in traveling and building strong bonds with the alumni, mostly across India and a few living abroad. The person will also be managing the ERP scholarship portal for the students.

A confident and smart person who has a creative style of work and very good communication skills

  • Regular updates to the alumni database
  • Creative way of collecting alumni information
  • Day-to-day maintenance of the scholarship ERP
  • Strategy to build the bond from school level to while alumni are working: alumni lifelong strength
  • Online engagements based on alumni requirements (social media campaigns, workshops, etc.).
  • Alumni meet: annual and regional chapters
  • Support and guide alumni with internships, mentorships, and placements.
  • Develop programs for the students based on their unique requirements for life skills development and job readiness.
Educational Qualifications

The ideal candidate should be a postgraduate degree holder, preferably an MBA from a recognized institution.

Work Experience & Additional Attributes
  • Approximately 5 years of work experience with students, youth, alumni, or similar profiles
  • Good communication skills
  • Understands various social media platforms
  • Proven management and strong leadership skills
  • Experience working with senior-level executives and in the field
  • Innovative and creative style of developing presentations and documentation
  • Ability to set and manage priorities judiciously
  • Exceptionally self-motivated and directed. Ability to motivate in a team-oriented, collaborative environment
  • Keen attention to details
  • High energy, a positive “can-do” attitude”, flexibility, and a high degree of intuitiveness
  • Strong verbal communication skills and the demonstrative ability to write clearly and persuasively
  • Demonstrated ability to think strategically and thorough understanding of strategic development
  • Excellent interpersonal and intercultural communication skills
  • Ability to manage budgets, prepare financial reports, and matrix

The successful applicant will work well in multi-cultural teams with diverse backgrounds. They should work well under pressure and be able to multitask. They should, ideally, have a good sense of humor. Flexibility in travel is a must. The person will report to a senior management team member.


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