Call for applications: Executive Vice President

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IDIA (Increasing Diversity by Increasing Access to Legal Education) is looking for a visionary and creative Executive Vice President to lead its operations and take it to the next phase of growth. If you are that person, please apply immediately. IDIA is registered as a Charitable Trust, and aims to empower underprivileged communities through legal education.  More details on the IDIA website at <www.idialaw.com>

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Operations and Management: You will be in charge of overall operations and management of IDIA.
  • You are expected to devise a long- term creative strategy to help propel IDIA to the next level of growth.
  • Foster active and broad participation by volunteers in all areas of the organization’s work.
  • Promote a collaborative network across India to drive IDIA’s mission forward: Maintain official records and documents, and ensure compliance with national, state and local rules and regulations.
  • Ensure that the Board of Trustees is kept fully informed on all major policy decisions.
  • Jointly, with the Trustees and/or other designated officers, conduct official correspondence of the organization, and execute legal documents.
  • Creative Leadership/Growth Provide leadership in developing new ideas, programmes, partnerships, initiatives, fund raising programs and collaborations for IDIA.
  • Widen the reach and impact of IDIA and to scale up in a sustainable manner.
  • Create greater awareness around IDIA, its activities, programs and goals.
  • Take initiative to recruit employees, staff and volunteers: Ensure that job descriptions are developed, regular performance evaluations are held, and that sound human resource practices are put in place.
  • Fund Raising/Financials: Initiate various fund raising programmes for IDIA to make it more sustainable in the future.
  • Provide organizational and financial plans to the Board from time to time.
  • Work with the board in preparing a budget.
  • Develop and maintain sound financial practices.

Qualifications: The person should preferably have some exposure to the non-profit space, though this is not absolutely essential. The person should have at least 7-10 years’ work experience (this again can be waived in appropriate cases).

Salary: Will be commensurate with skills and experience and will be on par with similar positions in the non-profit sector.

Reporting: The EVP will report to the Board of Trustees.

Location: Location can be anywhere in India. However, ideal if person can be in Bangalore or Delhi.

How to apply: Send an email to [email protected] (with the subject matter as “IDIA Executive VP”). Please also copy in the Managing Trustee [email protected]. Along with your email, please attach with a short statement/cover letter on why you are the best fit for this.

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