Quest Alliance
Impact Manager, MyQuest
Program Manager, Program Officer, Program Associate, Program Assistant
Bengaluru Karnataka
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Job Type

Full Time

Closing Date

Jun 27 2021

Description

Impact Manager, MyQuest

Location: Bangalore 

About Quest Alliance:

At Quest Alliance we transform learning ecosystems through education technology, capacity building, and collaboration to build 21st-century skills for learners and facilitators.

We are a not-for-pro?t trust that focuses on research-led innovation and advocacy in the ?eld of teaching and learning. We engage with educators, civil society, government institutions and corporate organizations to demonstrate and enable scalable and replicable solutions in school education and vocational training.

At Quest you will get the opportunity to apply your skills and contribute to addressing issues around quality education and skills training. The organization gives you the space to learn and grow in a fun and engaging environment.  We have an eclectic group of people working at Quest drawn from diverse disciplines including Education, Technology, Design, Youth Development and Business.

About the Role

Quest Alliance is seeking an individual who will play the role of Impact Manager to anchor evaluation, research and support in communicating the impact through stories/case studies. S/he will be responsible for overall Evaluation and Research of the MyQuest program. 

MyQuest is an integral program that focuses on life skills and career   development for young people between the ages of 18-30. With an exceptional combination of digital self-learning tools and classroom activities fueled by innovative strategies and partnerships, the program builds trainer capacities for new facilitation skills, and empowers learners with skills required to connect with the right opportunities and opportunities of their choice.

Since 2009 over 400,000+ youth and 4000 trainers have been impacted by the MyQuest program.  This program works with the full spectrum of stakeholders including training institutions, government entities, industry and non-governmental organizations that are invested in youth development 

Role Description

1.  Evaluation and Research

  • Lead in the management of internal and external project and program based evaluations, such as baseline, endline surveys, including designing, budgeting, planning for data collection, analysis and report writing

  • Carry out periodic rapid assessment of programmatic interventions to help refine and scale up strategy

  • Engage with constituents of MyQuest program periodically to assess their needs and to evaluate appropriateness of the programmatic intervention

  • Lead research related to the future of work and learning, systems change, 21st century skills and self learning.

2. Anchor MyQuest narrative using story and anecdotal evidence

  • Support with necessary data to produce documents including case studies, study briefs, impact briefs for use by the team

  • Use analytical data for writing papers for publication in newspapers and social media.

3. Provide technical support in Program Strategy development

  • Support the Program lead/ Head in Planning and managing the program review meetings to ensure that evaluation and research data informs program implementation and development.

  • Support the program team to appropriately format and disseminate project results and impact to program constituency at national, state, district and partner level working closely with the Communication lead

  • Ensure MyQuest program reflects the operational standard, strategy and practices of Quest Alliance, national and international good practice on research and evaluation.

Eligibility:

  • Postgraduate degree/ qualifications in social sciences/ related field

  • Minimum 5 years experience in research and evaluation, preferably in the skill development sector.

  • Good communication skills

  • Understanding of the current M&E trends especially in development organisations

  • Strong data analysis skills  (quantitative and qualitative)

  • Knowledge of research design and methods; Qualitative and Quantitative research; Knowledge and experience in use of computer-based data analysis packages preferred;

  • Ability to draft compelling reports grounded in data

  • Experience in coordinating and conducting field research.

  • Excellent computer knowledge and understanding of various statistical tools and software.

  • Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills

  • Willingness to travel to field locations, as per need

  • An interest to look for newer ways of capturing program impact and learnings

  • Proficiency in English and Hindi/ other regional languages preferred 

How to apply



To Apply

Interested candidates are requested to apply for the role by filling up the application form given here.

Women candidates are encouraged to apply!

Due to the enormity of applications received, Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted! 

Know About Quest

Website :http://www.questalliance.net/

Blog : https://thelearnerbyquest.wordpress.com

About the Team and Culture

Everyday is a Friday! - How we make our workplace fun

Quest Day - Our Bday celebrated with people we love, and there is food & music

What our partners & collaborators say? - see here

Annual All Staff Meet - From Goa, Kumarakom, Coorg, Bodh Gaya & Puducherry this is where all  employees meet to celebrate their learning & relationships.

Watch our youtube playlists for more.