Role: Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Associate.

Location: Delhi

Years of experience needed: 2-4 years

Responsibilities:

As SEWA Bharat’s Monitoring, Evaluation & Learning Associate your primary responsibility will be to develop, implement and supervise data systems for SEWA Bharat’s projects and programs. This role will include:

  • Maintenance of existing M&E systems

    • Ensure continuous adaptation and improvement of systems, necessary due to the organic nature of SEWAs work

    • Identify room and strategies for technology upgrades

    • Ensure usage and checking for quality and consistency of data inputs by staff

    • Conduct data analysis on state and national level, collate and communicate findings within the organisation

    • Support SEWA Bharat staff in transforming findings into action

  • Scoping and implementation of further M&E systems

    • Create systems for programs across states

    • Identify suitable ways of analysis to enable data-driven insights

    • Assess need and feasibility for liaising with external providers

    • Ensure holistic approach and integration of existing and new data systems

  • Support of program design

    • Help to design success metrics for tangible and intangible short- and long-term program outcomes

    • Identify appropriate impact assessment mechanisms, including internal and external solutions, across various projects and programs

    • Analysis, reporting, visualization and dissemination

  • Impact articulation

    • Help SEWA Bharat to use its data to articulate impact – internally and externally

    • Support SEWA Bharat’s advocacy efforts with findings from the ground

    • Support SEWA Bharat’s fundraising work with rigorous evidence

    • Collect impact stories from the ground to highlight SEWA Bharat’s achievements

  • Capacity building & documentation

    • Foster a positive data culture in the organisation

    • Train SEWA Bharat staff in the collection, analysis of data and usage of insights

    • Develop the capacity of SEWA Bharat middle-management to work with data

    • Create guiding documents and frameworks for M&E activities to ensure knowledge management and sustainability in the organisation

This role will also involve developing a long-term strategy for establishing the importance of reliable data to improve decision-making and program execution in the organisation. We seek a flexible and knowledgeable big-picture thinker, ideally with management experience, with an interest in designing and building a high-capacity vertical within a well-established organization.

Salary is sector-competitive and commensurate with the candidate’s prior experience.

Requirements

  • Graduate degree in economics, statistics, population studies, development studies or similar is preferred

  • 2-5 years’ experience in monitoring, evaluation and learning, especially in the Indian nonprofit space and on various angles of women’s empowerment

  • Proven track record of designing and implementing monitoring and evaluation systems, in either a central or more on-the-ground capacity

  • Experience with quantitative and qualitative research methods, tools, and techniques

  • Knowledge of standard Office applications, statistics and data visualization software

  • Willingness to travel to offices across India as required

  • Strong oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills, in both English and Hindi, other languages such as Bengali or Kumaoni are an asset

  • A creative and flexible self-starter, skilled at handling multiple projects and tasks in an entrepreneurial environment

  • Ability to work in an organized and efficient manner within a relatively unstructured work environment

  • Ability to take initiative and leadership even with minimal supervision

  • Passion for bringing about real, sustainable, large-scale change for women in India’s most marginalized communities

Application Process:

Email a resume, cover letter, and brief writing sample to sonalihr@sewabharat.org, and jobs@sewabharat.org. Please include specific details of your experience setting up and maintaining data-systems, and most recent salaries.

Application Deadline:

30th November, 2019