Job Opportunity for Officer, RME at Room to Read in New Delhi

Website Room To Read

Position Overview:

The M&E Officer’s primary responsibilities will include providing support and assistance to the Literacy Program (for below said tasks). The position will report directly to the Research, Monitoring and Evaluation Manager and will be based in Country Office New Delhi. Monitoring & Evaluation (M&E) Officer’s primary responsibilities will include establishing and providing guidance and expertise to teams on designing, implementing and managing our monitoring and evaluation systems across the states.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

In collaboration with the RM&E Manager & the Program team, M& E officer will design, implement and analyze annual monitoring data on regular basis. Able to coordinate and manage dashboard and inform the management about the key changes observed on monthly basis.

  • Collaborate with Program team to implement and maintain monitoring and evaluation efforts in program.
  • Implement and analyze periodic data based on filed observation and need.
  • Train and mentor staff to help them develop the necessary knowledge and skill sets to run methodologically strong evaluations in their projects and programs and ensure adherence to M&E standard practices, policies and specifications
  • Synthesize and analyze data and write summary reports by program based on the M&E results.
  • Identify key issues around program quality and links between monitoring and evaluation and quality assurance and improvement.
  • Work with program staff and HQ staff to codify best practices for Room to Read’s programs so that they can be shared across existing countries of operation and rolled out in new ones.
  • Innovate new M&E systems and projects in order to continuously improve our work in the field.
  • Travel regularly throughout the year in urban and rural areas to oversee the implementation of our M&E work, train staff and maintain understanding of current stage of development of  M&E practice in the organization, and identify where and how M&E practice requires improvement and investment.
  • Stay informed about research and trends in the area of monitoring and evaluation and recommend improvements to our systems accordingly.
  • Network with other non-profits running similar programs to find areas of collaboration and knowledge sharing.
  • Represent Room to Read in different forums and advocate the importance of our educational work in the developing world. 



  • Advanced degree in a related field, i.e. education, development.
  • A minimum of five to seven years of professional experience.
  • Proven previous experience in research, monitoring and evaluation.
  • Strong technical competence in research and monitoring and evaluation methods.
  • Strong operational management ability: a clear focus on results – sets goals, plans and prioritizes effectively, monitors quality and progress of work against plans
  • Strong analytical skills.
  • Strong quantitative and qualitative analysis skills, with proven ability to work with data software packages such as STATA/SPSS/SAS.
  • Experience in data entry and analysis.
  • Ability to travel frequently to provinces throughout India and our Program areas.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills in English and Hindi.
  • Good knowledge and understanding of education issues, gender issues, including community involvement in schools.
  • Experience in successful implementation of a wide range of tasks. 


The salary range for this position will be determined based upon the experience of the candidate hired. Health benefits are also provided. The non-monetary compensation includes a unique opportunity to be part of an innovative, meaningful, and rapidly growing organization that is changing the world through the lifelong gift of education.


India – Main – New Delhi

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