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Chief Operating Officer

Job Description seeks an energetic, innovative, entrepreneurial leader to be the organization’s COO and help increase the impact of our policy work in the area of law and technology. The COO will establish productive working relationships across a wide variety of individuals and groups, both internally and externally while providing intellectual and strategic leadership in the areas of FOSS, civil liberties, Privacy , law and technology.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Manage all aspects of the organization while working in close collaboration with the Board and other directors.
  • Supervise the organization’s team of employees and effectively co-ordinate their activities, providing input and direction where necessary.
  • Plan and execute fund-raising activities to support existing program operations.
  • Responsible for strategic planning to ensure successful fulfillment of’s mission .

Job Qualifications and Skills

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Law, computer science, engineering, or a related field, from an accredited university.
  • A minimum of 6 years of work experience managing teams.
  • Ability to navigate different policies, and procedures related to technology.
  • Ability to travel extensively.
  • Experience managing a dynamic and challenging environment, working inclusively to achieve shared objectives
  • Strong management and leadership skills.
  • Positive, forward-thinking, mission-oriented attitude and sense of humor a must. Remember we can teach skills but not values: honesty, loyalty to the causes and belief in the team and the organization are paramount.
  • Excellent written and oral communication; and
  • Good presentation skills;


Will be commensurate with experience and will be at par with sector standards.


This is a full time position and the selected candidate will work out of our New Delhi office.

How to Apply

Interested candidates are requested to forward their applications with a cover letter and résumé in free document format to with a subject line – “Application for post of Chief Operating Officer“. Covering letter, not more than 1000 words, stating why you would like to lead and what makes you an ideal candidate for the job; Writing sample, not more than 1000 words; Names and contact details of two references (References will not be contacted until after the interview)

Note : believes in equality and opportunity for all. We encourage applications from persons with disabilities, and lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender individuals.