Nudge Foundation
The/Nudge Foundation – Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh

The/Nudge Foundation exists to alleviate poverty, sustainably and scalably. We are a collective of some of India’s best leaders and entrepreneurs from across industry, academia, government and development sectors, and our work is organized across three impact streams:

  • Centre for Skill Development & Entrepreneurship (CSDE): exists to “enable underprivileged youth to lead flourishing lives”

  • Center for Rural Development (CRD): exists to “enable families to come out of extreme poverty”

  • Center for Social Innovation (CSI): exists to “nudge top talent to solve for India’s biggest challenges”

The Spirit of The/Nudge

Honesty towards our purpose | Empathy towards others | Continuous innovation | Focused on scale | Impatience towards our goals

At The/Nudge Center for Rural Development, you will be Supporting State Rural Livelihood Missions

  • Build strong relationships with departments responsible for welfare access and sustainable rural livelihoods
  • Set-up and run project management units to aid government departments to improve outcomes
  • Identify unmet needs, break down problem statements and help implement solutions
  • Help CSOs improve relationships, partnerships and to meaningfully leverage expertise, infra, and resources of govt departments

Partnerships Strategy and Implementation

  • Actively listen to feedback from government departments and other stakeholders to sharpen design
  • Engage with departments to scale via the convergence of government programs and schemes to targeted geo and thematic areas
  • Build strategy, implementation design, processes for geo-specific and thematic-area specific interventions
  • Align strategy and implementation to priorities of state departments
  • Build proposals to appropriate departments to gain support for CSOs
  • Work with program management and M&E team to track, record, and disseminate progress
  • Collect feedback and close loop; ensure timely and organized communication


We’re looking for a leader who is strongly motivated to make a difference and do meaningful work. Apply if you –

  • Are comfortable working 6 days work weeks
  • Between 6-15 years of experience
  • Went to Tier 1 school for UG/PG
  • Tier 1 private and non-governmental organization experience
  • Experience working in government roles – especially rural portfolios (agriculture, irrigation, tribal & social welfare, SRLMs)
  • Experience managing organization working on welfare access and/or sustainable livelihoods
  • Consulting experience in the development sector / other sectors

Job Information

Industry: NGO/Social Services
Work Experience: 5+ years
Province: Uttar Pradesh
Postal Code: 226001

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