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Positions for Technology Innovation Foundation of IIT Palakkad(TECHIN)


Global Sanitation Center of Excellence(GSCOE) established in Jan 2022 at Technology Innovation Foundation of IIT Palakkad(TECHIN) at IIT Palakkad. GSCOE is a center for collaborative and sustainable  innovation, incubation, scaling manufacturing, skill development, training showcase and deployment of Sanitation solutions. Technologies that provide reduction in pollutants and pathogens, reduction in use of vital resources and energy, improvement and efficiency in recovery of nutrients, energy, creation of products and bi-products that can benefit the society and also provide livelihood, safe and clean sanitation would be the primary focus of the center.  Showcase, deployment of the products of the startups, training for Entrepreneurs, micro- entrepreneurs, maintenance and service personnel for the products and sanitation solutions.

For this Center we require the following positions:

Position for Program Coordinator (TECHIN GSCOE B & H)(3 positions)

Scope of the job

Including but not limited to: 

  • Plan and coordinate training programs, and incubatees,  incubation activity and marketing needs of the Incubatee teams and coordinating with the overall company planning 
  • Develop the process of efficiently conducting the various programs and events. 
  • Collaborate with team leaders in preparing plans, timelines and budgets and monitoring their plan, deliverables and expenses. 
  • Preparation of draft proposals & presentations. 
  • Finding and coordinating resource persons, mentors, judges, consultants for the various programs and incubation activity.
  • Preparation of content for all program collaterals.
  • Identifying and coordinating the various requirements of the Incubatee teams, resource allocation and coordination of their prototyping and facility usage with IIT Palakkad and the ecosystem.
  • Outreach to prospective participants to identify the teams that are ready to incubate. 
  • The job may require you to work on Saturdays and Sundays. For Sundays, compensatory off for a day can be availed in that particular following week.


  • MBA in Project Management or Business Development or marketing with at least 60% marks or equivalent CGPA from a recognized University/ Institution.
  • An undergraduate in science or engineering with at least 60% marks or equivalent CGPA from a recognised University/Institution.
  • Minimum two years experience in Project management/development office/ training.

Knowledge & exposure

  • Good English communication skills (written and spoken) and able to build relationships with internal and external stakeholders. At least spoken skills in one of Malayalam, Hindi, Tamil 
  • Capable of structuring their workload. 
  • Analytical and problem-solving skills, Innovative thinking and creative planning skills. 
  • Organizational and time management skills, Relationship management and interpersonal skills. 

Emoluments & other terms

  • Consolidated monthly emolument in the range Rs. 35,000 – 40,000/-; the exact amount will be fixed based on experience and skill-set.
  • The selected candidate will have to join within one month from the date of the offer. 

Application form:

Location: Palakkad, Kerala

Apply before 31st Jan 2023, 5pm

Training Officer 1 (TECHIN GSCOE B)(2 positions)

Job Profile

  • Planning and coordinating Training programs
  • Liaison with consultants for training
  • Conducting training programs
  • Demonstration of products and equipment on usage
  • Explaining standards
  • Creating material for training manuals
  • Arranging the training facility for the training programs


  • Graduation in Science/engineering/ Engineering Diploma with relevant experience/ ITI with at least 5 years experience in sanitary/ plumbing works.
  • At least two years of experience in conducting training and capacity building programs as a resource person or as coordinator, preferably related to sanitation.
  • Knowledge and exposure to the startup environment and training needs assessment for incubation of startups will be a plus.
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal communication in English and one of  Malayalam, Tamil, Hindi necessary
  • Computer skills –Office and G Suite, email, using drive
  • Enthusiasm to contribute to the ecosystem/organization.


  • Consolidated monthly emolument in the range Rs 30,000/- per month.
  • The initial appointment is for a period of one year 
  • The selected candidate will have to join within one month from the date of the offer. 

Application form:

Location: Palakkad, Kerala

Apply before 31st Jan 2023, 5pm