Job Opportunity for Team Lead – Monitoring and Evaluation at TAP in Multiple Locations

Website The Apprentice Project (TAP)

About The Apprentice Project (TAP)

The Apprentice Project (TAP) is a for-impact organisation determined to transform Government/low-income schools by offering holistic development of all children. At TAP, we use choice-based learning (Visual arts, Performing arts, or STEM) to develop leadership skills.

Key Job Areas

Creation and Evaluation

● Collaborate with the program team to create, validate or refine their impact measurement strategy and Theory of Change

● Support M&E Manager to define the monitoring and evaluation framework for each program including metrics and identify what is driving/hindering data collection

● Support M&E Manager to design evaluations for program effectiveness (conducting literature reviews, need assessments, data analysis etc.), end-to-end research design & analysis, including secondary research

● Help drive evaluation (including third-party and multi-player evaluation) where the focus will be on deep understanding of the outcomes to generate insights to help refine/enhance the work on the ground

● Support the Manager in managing the set-up, maintenance and rigour of our monitoring tools and related data processes and systems (survey forms to dashboard pipeline)

Stakeholder Management

● Build strong relationships with key stakeholders, including other operating organisations, funders, M&E organisations and organisations doing field data collection (traditional and new) that are interested/working in the evaluation and impact measurement space

● Working closely with the execution team to ensure stakeholder mobilisation and engagement for all research and evaluation activities

● Developing and managing data collection-related capacity building among all stakeholders to ensure high-quality data collection

Qualifications & Experience

● Graduate/Postgraduate in any field

● 0 to 2 years of work experience in any relevant field/fellowship

● Experience in formulating data design and establishing a sound analytical framework around it

● The ability to apply the knowledge of theoretical frameworks to practical situations

● Experience in formulating data design and establishing a sound analytical framework around it

● A strong desire to make a difference and are passionate about solving difficult problems

● Evaluation or M&E experience in India or other developing countries (across rural/urban livelihoods, education, health, environment) would be preferred


● Strong interpersonal skills

● Strong relationship building skills

● Strong written and verbal communication skills

● Proficient use of MS Office (Excel, PowerPoint, Word) and Google Suite (Docs, Slides, Sheets)

● Problem solving skills

● Ability to be flexible to job requirements

● Strong analytical, synthesis and communication skills (both written and verbal) and the ability to coordinate and negotiate effectively with multiple stakeholder

Desired Competencies

● Take initiative

● Is an organised thinker

● Make quick decisions

● Conflict management

● Comfortable working in a fast-paced, start-up environment

Compensation is provided at par with the sector benchmark for this position in alignment with the individual’s prior experience and qualifications.

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