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06/05 Pragya
Assistant HR Manager at IIT Kanpur Development Foundation

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IIT Kanpur Development Foundation - Proposal Writer (2-3 yrs)

UP Job Code: 324355

Company Overview :


IIT Kanpur Development Foundation (IITK DF) is a Section 8, not-for-profit, company established by IIT Kanpur to engage with external stakeholders like Alumni, Corporates, Foundations, and Philanthropists in India and across the globe, and to raise funds to meet its long-term growth aspirations. Such offices are called 'development offices' in universities of global repute and usually have a staffing of 1 for every 1,000 alumni.

Position : Proposal Writer

Location : IIT Kanpur Development Foundation (IITKDF), Kanpur


Reporting to : Vice President Development

Responsibilities and Expectations :


- The primary responsibility of this role is to craft compelling proposals, Memorandums of Understanding (MoUs), and reports for various projects and programs.

- The ideal candidate will have excellent writing skills, a keen eye for detail, and the ability to understand complex projects and their requirements.

- Additionally, this role involves analyzing project data, gathering necessary inputs, and collaborating with team members to ensure the successful execution of projects. Proposal Writing:

- Develop high-quality proposals and MoUs for the projects and programs finalized and agreed upon by the Fundraising team;

- Collaborate with team members to gather information, understand project requirements, and tailor proposals to meet specific needs.

- Ensure proposals are clear, concise, and persuasive, with a focus on showcasing the organization's strengths and capabilities.

Project Analysis :

- Analyze project objectives, timelines, and deliverables to gain a comprehensive understanding of project requirements.

- Identify potential challenges, risks, and opportunities associated with proposed projects.

- Provide insights and recommendations to project teams based on data analysis and research. Documentation and Reporting:

- Assist in the preparation of project documentation, including project plans, progress reports, and status updates.

- Ensure all project documentation is accurate, well-organized, and compliant with internal and external requirements.

- Collaborate with project & program managers and stakeholders to gather input and feedback for reports and documentation.

Communication and Collaboration :

- Communicate effectively with internal teams, clients, and partners to gather information and clarify project requirements.


- Collaborate with subject matter experts, technical teams, and other stakeholders to develop comprehensive proposals and reports.

- Act as a liaison between different departments to ensure alignment and coordination on project-related activities.


Qualifications : Bachelor's degree in English, communications, business administration, or a related field.

- B.Tech preferred

- Proven experience in proposal writing, project analysis, or a similar role. Excellent writing and editing skills, with a strong attention to detail.

- Ability to understand and synthesize complex information into clear and concise language. Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and other relevant software applications.

- Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment.

- Ready to relocate to Noida

Preferred Qualifications :


Experience working in project management or related fields. Familiarity with technical writing and terminology. Knowledge of government contracting processes and requirements.

Job Type : Permanent

Pay : 300,000.00 - 700,000.00 per year

Benefits :

- Health insurance

- Paid sick time

- Provident Fund

- Work from home

Schedule :

- Day shift

Supplemental pay types :

- Commission pay

- Performance bonus

- Quarterly bonus

- Yearly bonus

Experience :

Total Work : 2 years (Required)

Work Location : In person

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