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Better World Residency Program

What support will I have during the program?

Throughout your one-year journey, you will be mentored by Lean Six Sigma specialists as well as social sector domain experts. Additional guidance will be provided by senior leadership at Genpact and the Better World Initiative learning and development team. You will also have the opportunity to learn from your peers, from Genpact and the Indian development sector.

Where will I be working for the duration of the program?

We will assign your location after you have been selected to the program and aligned to a non-profit. This may be NCR/Bengaluru/Hyderabad/Mumbai/ other tier 1 and tier 2 cities in India.

If selected for the program, will I have to leave my current job?

Genpact employees will be on sabbatical for the duration of project.

Externals candidates must resign from their current jobs to join the Better World Initiative residency program full-time for one year.

What happens after I complete the program?

During your journey, you will learn skills in project management, leadership development, stakeholder management, and process transformation using Lean Six Sigma. This will help you become a change maker and position you as a transformational leader.

Residents who were Genpact employees will be assisted with internal opportunities at Genpact.

How will my performance be assessed during the program journey?

Your performance will be assessed based on the progress of your respective project. Your performance review will be supervised by the program and HR team.

What is the remuneration policy?

Genpact employees will receive the same salary and bonus structure that they have in their current roles. External employees will be offered a consultancy rate based on market value.

Will my mobile and internet expenses be reimbursed?

Yes. You will receive a detailed policy document at the beginning of the program with details including re-imbursement.

Will my project-related travel (local/outstation) be reimbursed?

Yes, your assigned non-profit organization will reimburse this.

Will I get a laptop?

Yes, you will receive a laptop at the start of the program.

When will I know if my application has been selected to enroll in the program?

Shortlisted candidates will be notified via email. Post which there are multiple rounds of evaluation. The entire application process takes up to three months.

What is the selection process?

The selection process will be conducted by the Better World Initiative program team. There will be a three-stage selection process that includes:

  • Initial screening of your CV and video resume
  • Telephone interview with our HR and operations teams
  • Panel interview

Who can apply?

Please refer to the job description for details on eligibility.

When does the program start?

The program cycle typically runs from April through March of the following year.

Where can I get more information on the Better World Initiative?

You can email us at [email protected] for any additional questions.