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With a phenomenal growth of visitors at the Pagoda, its needs have increased, and hence we need more people to fulfil them. There is a continuous need for experienced staff at the Pagoda who will design, define and execute processes that will set the wheel of the Pagoda’s mission into motion.
For those dedicating their time to the Pagoda but coming from outside, or those whose work will stretch into difficult hours, a place to stay at the Pagoda shall be arranged if deserved. Lunch shall be made available to all employees. Those staying at the Pagoda shall also be served breakfast and dinner.
For those who will be staying off-site, conveyance and other allowances shall be given as per Trust guidelines.

Present Job Openings at the Global Pagoda are as below:


Typist

Role & responsibilities:

  • Operates computer to type and revise documents: Compiles material to be typed.
  • Reads instructions accompanying material, or follows verbal instructions from supervisor or person requesting document, to determine format desired, number of copies needed, priority, and other requirements.

Role & responsibilities:

  • HSC / 12th pass, Graduate preferred.
  • Fluent in English, Hindi, Marathi
  • Basic computer skills are a must
  • Pali Language skills - will be an added advantage
  • Typing should be fast and accurate
  • Need to have good keyboard skills and a decent command of the English language (spelling, grammar and punctuation) to produce high quality documents.
  • English typing speed: - Minimum required 40 wpm
  • Devanagari typing speed: - Minimum required 30 wpm
  • Age limit - 18 to 40 years.
  • Vipassana meditators preferred

Compensation: As per Trust guidelines


Librarian

Role & responsibilities:

  • The Librarian is responsible for providing library services for the Institute and maintanance of the library and its collections.

Eligibility

  • M.lib from a Recognized University.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Age limit - 18+ years
  • Vipassana meditators preferred

Compensation: As per Trust guidelines


Manager (Branding), Books & Souvenirs
Level: Manager

Role & responsibilities:

  • Front end Sales & Marketing projects for the Books & Souvenirs store
  • Select, procure and produce Pagoda-branded souvenir items through vendors, liaising with vendors, finalizing terms of purchase and production through pre-approved plans
  • Define and execute processes for such activities at the Global Vipassana Pagoda

Eligibility:

  • Age: Around 30 years
  • Experience: Minimum 3 years of experience in a similar role or in marketing, merchandising or branding
  • Experience in the full spectrum of design and development of branded merchandise would be an added advantage
  • Proficiency in English, commercial aspects, computer friendly
  • Sincere, hard working, good communication abilities and good negotiation skills
  • Vipassana meditators preferred. Candidates who are not Vipassana meditators but are meeting all other criteria will be facilitated in learning the Vipassana meditation technique

Compensation: As per level of experience and Trust guidelines


Head of Security
Level: General Manager

Role & responsibilities:

  • Head of Security for the Pagoda Complex Area
  • Define & Manage 24x7 Security requirements within and around the Complex
  • Liaise with local Police & Security agencies
  • Liaise with EsselWorld Security team for access control from Essel Jetty
  • Design & Manage Control Room & Disaster Management Plan

Eligibility:

  • Retired / Ex- Army / Military officers (Major & Above)
  • OR experience of 10+ years in similar roles in large establishments
  • Hands-on experience of handling major threats/attacks will be preferred

Compensation: As per level of experience and Trust guidelines


Estate Manager
Level: Assistant Manager

Role & responsibilities:

  • Designing distribution & layout of electrical, mechanical & plumbing requirements
  • Managing Electrical & Plumbing facilities
  • Maintenance of Mechanical & Electrical Equipment
  • Maintenance of Civil Structures
  • Overseeing & Managing Site Safety Systems
  • Overseeing Housekeeping & Gardening Departments

Eligibility:

  • Engineering Graduate (B. E. / B. Tech) (Preferably Electrical Engineering)
  • Experience of 8 – 10 years in similar roles
  • Previous experience in hotels / expo centres / high footfall locations

Compensation: As per relevant experience and Trust guidelines


Security Guards

Role & responsibilities:

  • Site Security
  • Ensuring a warm and hospitable environment to visitors.
  • Ensuring secure movement of people within the complex
  • Ensuring effective operations of restrictions set up at specific areas
  • Ensuring disciplined movement of visitors along defined areas during high footfall periods

Eligibility:

  • HSC / 12th pass preferred.
  • OR experience of 3+ years in similar role.
  • Working knowledge of Hindi & Marathi. Ability to understand English will be an added advantage.

Compensation: As per Trust guidelines


Salesperson
Books & Souvenir Store

Role & responsibilities:

  • Manage Over the Counter sales for books & other merchandise at the Pagoda Souvenir Centre
  • Maintain running accounts & inventory of available material

Eligibility:

  • HSC / 12th pass, Graduate preferred.
  • Basic computer skills are a must
  • Experience in retail sale will be an added advantage

Compensation: As per Trust guidelines


F&B Officer
Food Court

Role & responsibilities:

  • Manage Cash Counter at Food Court
  • Supervise quality of food served at the court
  • Oversee Housekeeping, cleanliness & order of the food court area
  • Liaise with vendors & contractors for general operation of the food court.

Eligibility:

  • Graduate
  • Basic computer skills are a must
  • Experience in hotel management will be an added advantage
  • Working knowledge of Hindi & Marathi. Ability to understand English will be an added advantage.

Compensation: As per relevant experience and Trust guidelines


Receptionist & Telephone Operator
Main Office Reception

Role & responsibilities:

  • Maintain Reception section of the Pagoda Administration Office
  • Receive incoming calls & transfer to relevant persons
  • Assist administrative staff in general processes
  • Assist Registration of Mega One Day Courses

Eligibility:

  • HSC / 12th pass, Graduate preferred.
  • OR experience of 2+ years in similar role.
  • Fluent in Hindi, English & Marathi. Ability to understand local dialects will be an added advantage.
  • Basic computer skills are a must.

Compensation: As per Trust guidelines


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