Evidence Action
Deputy Director MLE
Chairman, President, CEO, Director, Project Director, Deputy Director
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Job Type

Full Time

Closing Date

Jun 25 2021


About the Organization:

Evidence Action is a non- profit dedicated to scaling proven, cost- effective interventions to alleviate poverty. They bridge the gap between rigorous research and pilot interventions on one hand, and institutionalized programs on the other. By focusing on promising approaches backed by rigorous evidence, they support programs that are measurably effective; by seeking to solve the challenge of scale, they provide cost-effective impact for many. Evidence Action is dedicated to improving the lives of millions of people across Africa and Asia. Their approach fills the gap between research about “what works” and implementing solutions for people in need.

Position: Manager/ Senior Manager (Human Resources)

Scope of Work:

  • Design result based MLE strategy, framework, key program performance indicators, oversee execution and recommend data driven corrective action.

  • Manage the monitoring, learning and evaluation initiatives of the organization and works towards delivery of high quality, timely data/information for decision making.

  • Ensure the leadership team and other teams have access to timely, useful and accurate data for ongoing program and performance management and assessments.

  • Actively promote the synthesis and sharing data/information across programs, and generate readily available information for reporting to donors and governments and other stakeholders as required.

  • Provide technical capabilities, skills and data related resources across the programs in a matrixed structure.

  • Identify and recommend new areas for research and operations research in line with Evidence Action global priorities and India program needs

  • Stay current on technical knowledge, including WHO and national guidelines for helminth control, Iron Folic supplementation and latest research and publications, and share latest developments with others team/s.

  • Spearhead scientific publications in peer reviewed journal and reports for project dissemination.

  • Support India program outreach and learning efforts by prioritizing and tracking critical information.

  • Support the country program to use data and evidences /information for strategic engagement with policymakers in governments and donors, including collaboration with global team

  • Support MLE team in annual program planning and budgeting process and support and collaborate with other teams as necessary.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Advance degree in statistics /biostatistics /population studies/economics /public health or related field.

  • Must have 10+ years of work experience in monitoring and evaluation with a reputed organization with a minimum of five years at managerial capacity.

  • Excellent quantitative and qualitative research and analytical skills

  • Experience of handling large scale datasets with strong command on quantitative software like Stata or SPSS.

  • Experience in working with senior level government partners with project management experience working with state governments to implement large projects.

  • Strong project management skills and prior experience in completing projects on tight deadlines.

  • Strong organizational skills with ability to work in teams, result oriented and culturally diverse environment.

  • Ability to successfully manage and mentor/develop staff as demonstrated by past experience.

  • Excellent team player with ability to work in collaboration with colleagues at all levels across departments and external stakeholders.

How to apply

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