The/Nudge Institute, Senior Manager, Strategy, Asha Kiran

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About the portfolio organization

The/Nudge is an action institute working towards a poverty-free India, within our lifetime. We partner with governments, markets, and civil society to build resilient livelihoods for all. We are a collective of some of India’s best leaders and entrepreneurs from across the industry, academia, government, and development sectors, and our work is organized across three impact streams:
  • Centre for Skill Development & Entrepreneurship (CSDE): enables underprivileged youth to lead flourishing lives
  • Centre for Rural Development (CRD): enables rural families to come out of extreme poverty
  • Centre for Social Innovation (CSI): nudges top talent to solve India’s biggest challenges

About the Fellowship role

The Asha Kiran program aims to catalyze impact at scale by partnering with the private sector and government, to implement livelihood interventions for women in poor households.
This involves building a deeper understanding of the value chain to create incentives for markets to participate and leverage government resources to solve for:
  • infrastructure (land and assets, Information & Technology)
  • standardization of rearing practices
  • forward & backward linkages for farmers
  • collectivization through community institutions (SHGs)
Location: Bangalore, India
Employment: Full-time, one-year Fellowship
Starting Date: April/May 2023


Key responsibilities

  • Study the landscape including the user, markets, and government to define and refresh the strategy of the program
  • Translate strategy into actionable items aligning with product and operations and hold accountability
  • Work with key stakeholders both internal and external to bring clarity to the structure of the program
  • Communicate the program strategy with clarity to stakeholders
  • Ideate and innovate on strategy using tech solutions to create large scale impact in the lives of millions of small farmers
  • Develop a deeper understanding of the livelihoods domain to inform the strategic direction
  • Work independently with little direction as well as collaborate with others
  • Provide direction and coaching to members of the team to deliver high-quality work


  • Graduation and post-graduation
  • 9-12 years of experience preferably in product development/strategy/consulting
  • Openness to travel and stay in state and designated districts/block/panchayat & as per the needs of the program’s goals
  • Demonstrated growth mindset - learning continuously, improving, updating points of views & knowledge
  • Demonstrated success in starting and leading initiatives
  • Demonstrated ability to work under uncertainty, ability to articulate vision and secure buy-in from stakeholders
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and communication skills
  • Strong analytical and critical thinking skills
  • Ability to collaborate with diverse stakeholder groups in a fast-paced environment
  • Written and spoken fluency in Hindi, English
Must Haves
  • Indian work permit

About the LGT Impact Fellowship

As part of LGT Venture Philanthropy's and Lightrock's strategic efforts to scale positive impact, the LGT Impact Fellowship was established to provide additional know-how and capacity to portfolio organizations and companies. Each year a limited number of professionals are nominated to work full-time for one year with the organizations and companies supported by LGT Venture Philanthropy and Lightrock in Latin America, Africa and India as per the above job description.

How to apply

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