Job Opportunity for Executive Research – Qualitative at Arpan in Mumbai

Website Arpan




Manager- Research, Monitoring & Evaluation

Major Deliverables

  • Design research/evaluation studies to assess the process and efficacy of the programs/activities implemented by Arpan
  • Develop training modules and train the field investigators/staff collecting data on data collection procedures/protocols for evaluations/research studies
  • Perform field visits for data collection (such as conducting interviews/FGDs) as well as ensure good quality of data
  • Develop and update study protocol manuals for data related activities and FGD and interview guides used in study
  • Write reports on evaluations/research studies conducted
  • Identify strengths and weaknesses in the existing data collection process and management systems and propose solutions
  • Identify the R, M&E training needs of the program team and other verticals and implement training that meets these needs with the support of the R, M&E Manager
  • Coach, train, and mentor R, M&E associate/s (if required) with the aim of strengthening their technical capacity, exchanging knowledge and providing professional development guidance in conjunction with the R, M&E Manager
  • Other related tasks assigned by the supervisor

Specialized Competencies

  • Knowledge of qualitative theories like grounded theory, phenomenology, ethnography, etc.
  • Experience in qualitative methods including in-depth interviews, focus groups, observations etc.
  • Experience in qualitative data collection techniques like most significant change, appreciative inquiry, outcomes mapping, outcomes harvesting, etc.
  • Experience in qualitative data analysis techniques e.g., deductive and inductive approaches, framework analysis, template analysis etc.
  • Knowledge of NVivo or Atlas.ti or other qualitative software package
  • Knowledge and experience in RM&E essential
  • Work experience with nonprofit organizations preferred
  • Experience working with children is a plus
  • Proven writing skills in English and good excellent fluency in Hindi and Marathi preferred
  • Candidate should be a team player and exhibit good organizational and social skills
  • Should be able to work towards targets and multi-task
  • Traveling to intervention sites and within country if required

Minimum Educational Qualification

A university degree in MSW/Anthropology/Gender Studies/ MPH/Education

Desired Experience

5-6 years of experience in Research, M&E , qualitative research

Other desired attributes

Ability to work in a small team



Salary range

30000-50000 per month +Travel +Therapeutic allowances

Department: Research, Monitoring & Evaluation

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