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Akhilesh Ranjan
Project Manager , Livelihoods, Education, and Gender Empowerment
Ballia, Uttar Pradesh
With 12+ years in program management, I specialize in community development, focusing on livelihoods, education, and gender empowerment. Proficient in operations coordination, budgeting, monitoring, and evaluation, I excel in stakeholder engagement and transparent reporting. Seeking challenging roles or consulting opportunities, fluent in English and Hindi, and open to relocating anywhere in India
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Area of Expertise:
  • Agriculture, Livelihoods, Microfinance, Rural, Urban
  • Capacity Building, Training, Advocacy
  • Monitoring, Evaluation, Policy, Research
  • Social, Gender, Education, Youth, Child
Professional Experience:
With 12 years of comprehensive work experience, my journey in program management has been marked by impactful contributions across diverse roles and organizations.

As a Project Manager for Livelihoods at Care India, Damoh, M.P. from 09/2023 to 01/2024, I orchestrated the overall program operation and spearheaded capacity building for a team of 38 staff members. My responsibilities encompassed project documentation, monitoring, and reporting of project progress, ensuring adherence to government guidelines and donor requirements.
I successfully managed project budgets, tracked utilization, and devised strategies for physical and financial achievements. Additionally, I fostered stakeholder relationships and collaborated closely with the CSR team on project progress and regional policy making.

Transitioning to the role of M&E Officer for Education at Care India, Surat, GUJ from 12/2022 to 09/2023, I liaised with the Education Department to implement projects in 104 government schools. I facilitated teaching and learning interventions for primary schools and 104 SMCs, managing MIS, databases, and timely project progress reporting. Collaborating with the CSR team, I contributed to project review and strategic planning.

Earlier, as a Program Officer for Livelihoods at Care India, Surat, GUJ from 04/2020 to 11/2022, I managed projects across two locations, fostering collaboration and linkages among CBOs, corporations, and FPOs to empower women entrepreneurs. My role involved strategic reporting on budget utilization to the CSR team.

Commencing my career as a Project Coordinator for Livelihoods at World Vision India, UP, RAJ, GUJ from 12/2011 to 04/2020, I facilitated three livelihood projects in Uttar Pradesh and Rajasthan. I supervised skill development training for youth and adolescent girls, while also conducting gender sensitization sessions among CBOs and project staff.

Throughout my career, I have demonstrated a commitment to driving positive change and sustainable impact in community development initiatives, leveraging my skills in project management, stakeholder engagement, and strategic planning to deliver results.
I hold a Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree with specializations in Project Management, Information Technology (IT), and International Business (IB) from GBT University Lucknow, conferred in 2011.
Additionally, I obtained a Bachelor of Computer Application (BCA) degree from MCNUJC Bhopal in 2009.
Alongside my formal education, I have pursued various certifications, including Microsoft Office with Artificial Intelligence tools, Cyber Diplomacy from UNODA, MS Excel Pivot Table Workshop, Public Health Practice from IIPH Gandhinagar, ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) from Vskill India, and Project Management Methodology - PRINCE2. These certifications complement my academic qualifications and enhance my expertise in relevant domains, making me well-prepared to tackle diverse professional challenges.
Affiliations and Achievements:
I have acquired diverse certifications, reflecting my commitment to professional development and expertise in various domains:

Microsoft Office using Artificial Intelligence tools, Jul-2023
Cyber Diplomacy Online Training Course from UNODA, May-2023
MS Excel Pivot table online workshop, Aug-2022
Public Health Practice from IIPH Gandhinagar, Mar-2022
ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) from Vskill India, Dec-2019
Project Management Methodology - PRINCE2, Aug-2017
These certifications attest to my versatile skill set and readiness to tackle challenges across different fields, underscoring my dedication to continuous learning and growth.

Available for:
  • Consulting assignments
  • Job opportunities
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    Years of Experience:
    10-15 years
    Highest Qualification:
    English, Hindi, Gujarati
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