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Job Type

Voluntary (unpaid) Position

Key Skills

Specialist in Project Management tools

Org Category

Not for Profit Think-Tank (Action Research)

Org Focus Area

Sustainability, Risk Analysis & Management, Climate Change, Societal Collapse, Resilience

Start Date

July 2022 (Tentative)

Commitment

Min. 3 months (4 hrs/week Total: 32-40 hrs)

Project Management Tool (Training specialist)

About Global Crisis Response (GCR):

Focus Areas: Sustainability, Risk Analysis & Management, Climate Change, Societal Collapse, Resilience Global Crisis Response is a systematic effort aimed at collectively exploring the best means to articulate & navigate the current era of the Anthropocene characterized by Climate Change, scarcity, chaos & uncertainty, forecast the future of trajectories human civilization & explores alternative paradigms (Pluriverse) & transition roadmaps. It is the flagship initiative of Orb Tranz Research & Broadcasting Foundation, a not for profit (Section-8 Company) registered in Mumbai, India. It came into existence in April 2021.


Job Summary:

GCR intends to build a virtual, global, volunteer driven organization by attracting a good mix of the knowledgeable, skillful, long-term thinkers. Basic projects for the phase-1 have been identified. This role requires a specialist Project Manager who can train GCR leadership in identifying a suitable PM tool (like Asana or Trello) to streamline all interlinked projects into a cohesive plan.


Responsibilities & Duties:

  • The Project involves understanding and reviewing GCR's vision, mission & goals in order to formulate an effective strategy.

  • Shortisting PM tools like Asana or Trello and training for leadership in the overall Program planning, streamlining , coordination & execution

  • Create an effective Dashboard (Tasks & Projects)

  • Suggest appropriate planning and execution strategies to achieve the milestones

  • Suggesting project review mechanism


Qualifications & Skills:

  • The volunteer requires to have experience in using project management tools likeTrello or Asana (non-profit exposure is preferable)

  • Critical thinking & Eye for detail

  • Considering the scope & complexity of this program the candidate must be open to work in a team.


Commitment (Content & Time):

  • Minimum 1-2 months commitment

  • Commit atleast 2 hours per week for orientation, discussion & meetings

  • Commit atleast 4 hrs per week (total= 32 hrs over 2 months)


Disclaimers:

  • Although Climate Change is an important aspect of our work it is not the primary focus

  • Candidates who are passionate, committed towards holistic learning, dedication to stick with the work and can have patience with a new NGO that is just getting going will benefit the most from this opportunity.

  • We are a budding organization with meagre resources and supervision capabilities, so please be aware that you will need to be flexible and self-motivated. In exchange we do offer a unique research experience in a welcoming and passionate team, and a chance to explore radical and non-mainstream ideas outside of traditional institutions.

VOLUNTEERING TERMS:

  • Volunteers are free to choose the least stressful tasks (workload) but then remain committed to the agreed-upon deliverables in terms of quality and deadlines

  • Volunteers  will be able to participate  in the initiative at their convenience 

  • Volunteers  will receive due credit for any intellectual output created & recognition for any selfless contributions made by various means as per our company policy

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