Job Opportunity for Executive Research – Quantitative at ARPAN in Mumbai

Website ARPAN

Major Deliverables :-

● Design, supervise, implement and monitor R&E studies to assess the process and efficacy of the programs/activities implemented by Arpan

● Properly document, organize and track the study progress

● Conduct literature reviews on research topics/questions

● Select pertinent research designs, sampling strategies, data collection procedures, and data management systems.

● Develop survey tools for research inquiries

● Develop training modules and train the field investigators/staff collecting data on data collection procedures/protocols

● Perform field visits to supervise data collection (such as surveys) and ensure high quality data

● Participate in data collection whenever required

● Analyse data using appropriate statistical techniques, interpret findings and present them in a clear, concise manner.

● Write reports and present findings of the studies conducted

● Assist supervisor in dissemination of studies through offline and online modes

● Identify strengths and weaknesses in the existing R&E processes, procedures, and propose and implement pertinent solutions

● Coordinate with internal teams to develop documents required for better planning and monitoring of studies.

● Identify the RM&E training needs of the program team and other verticals and implement training that meets these needs with the support of the R &E Manager

● Coach, train, and mentor RM&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&E Manager

● Participate in quarterly and annual reviews and other planning meetings

● Provide technical expertise to internal teams at all levels

Other related tasks assigned by the supervisor

Specialized job competencies :-

● Strong Research Methodology and Statistics skills essential, like knowledge of experimental and quasi-experimental methods, inferential statistics, sampling techniques etc.

● Working knowledge of Advanced Excel and of software platforms such as SPSS or STATA, is essential

● Working knowledge of applications such KOBO or Survey CTO is preferred

● Knowledge and experience in RM&E essential e.g. theory of change, logical framework, summative and formative evaluations, impact evaluations, etc.

● Work experience with non-profit organizations essential

● Experience working with children is a plus

● Strong writing skills in English essential and fluency in Hindi and Marathi is preferred

● Candidate should be a team player and should exhibit good organizational and social skills

● Should be able to work towards targets and multi-task

Willing to traveling to intervention sites within country if required

Educational Qualification :-

Masters in Development Studies, Sociology, Economics, Population Studies, Social Policy or in a similar subject.

Desired Experience :-

5-6 years of experience in Research, M&E, Population studies, psychology, statistics.

Other desired attributes :-

Ability to work in collaboration across functions

An attitude of continuous learning is important

Location :- Mumbai

Salary range :-

Will be commensurate with the candidate’s experience and educational qualifications

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