Job Opportunities, Program Roles

Program Associate-Plumbing

About Pratham

Pratham was founded in 1995, to provide pre-school education to children in Mumbai slums. Over the last 25 years Pratham has grown to be one of the largest non-profit organizations working to provide quality education to children and youth in over 20 states and union territories across the country, through a range of interventions.

Pratham is a widely recognized organization, having received notable awards such as the Lui Che Woo Prize, WISE Prize for Innovation, Skoll Award for Social Entrepreneurship, the Henry R Kravis Prize in Leadership and the CNN-IBN Indian of the Year for Public Service. For more details, refer to

About Pratham Skilling

Pratham Skilling, the vocational training and youth development vertical of Pratham Education Foundation was started in 2005 with a mission to create sustainable programs for training and retraining of youth for employability or entrepreneurship. Our 140+ training centers are spread across 17 states in India. We have reached over 2,00,000 students to date in various skills through our Industry specific courses in Hospitality, Construction, Electrical, Automotive, Beauty and Healthcare. We also run Entrepreneurship Development and Recognition of Prior Learning programs to support the upward mobility and reskilling of informal workers and/or micro entrepreneurs. We attempt to leverage these strengths to innovate and develop financially sustainable, cutting-edge solutions to the problems of providing large-scale information dissemination about jobs, access to training to reach employability, certification of skills, and provision of subsequent employment or self-employment opportunities. For more details, refer

The Plumbing Program: India’s plumbing industry is one of the key drivers of the country’s service industry. The availability of skilled and technically qualified manpower to service the ever-growing population needs – is seen as a critical area, where there is a gap between the industry’s requirements and supply to the industry. To address this gap, Pratham Education Foundation started vocational skill training in Plumbing Trade in the year 2017, through developing training content in conjunction with NSDC (National Skill Development Corporation) and WMPSC (Water Management & Plumbing Skill Council).

The syllabus for the Plumbing program at Pratham is in accordance with WMPSC (Water Management & Plumbing Skill Council) partner for the trade. The electives offered in the program include Installation, Repair, Coordination, Environment Health & Safety. Students receive a joint certification from Pratham, NSDC, WMPSC and CSR Partners supporting the program. At present Pratham has over 6 Plumbing training centers across India, the locations are; Panvel, Ahmednagar, Aurangabad in Maharashtra, Kurud in Chhattisgarh, Cuttack in Odisha and Jamshedpur in Jharkhand.

Roles & Responsibilities

Following are some of the general tasks entrusted to the team:

• Engage with organisation leadership to improve program design and strategy planning,
• Coordinate with operations teams to ensure program outcomes are met regularly and projects are fiscally efficient,
• Support R&D projects with tasks like secondary research, product design, etc.,
• Content Development & Operations – Engage with program teams to support content development, training, and general program implementation. Specific programs will be allocated after selection,
• Fundraising & Donor Management – Support partnerships with corporates, foundations, and HNIs. Will include budget planning, drafting proposals, project report submissions, etc.,
• Measurement, Monitoring & Evaluation – Support impact assessment for all ongoing programs. This will include data collection, building dashboards, data review, etc.
• Communication & Public Relations – Raise awareness about the program’s impact on external audiences through social media and other outreach campaigns.

Location: Mumbai

Application Process:
If interested in this opportunity, please email us your CV at and mention ‘Application for the position of ‘Program Associate, Plumbing’ in the subject line by 30 April 2024.