Research Associate

International Initiative for Impact Evaluation, New Delhi, India

Skill Required:, Policy/ Advocacy and CampaignResearch and Analysis
Preferred Experience: 
2 years of relevant work experience
Closing Date for Applications: 
11th November, 2020


Job Description

About The Organization

The International Initiative for Impact Evaluation (3ie) evaluation office, based in New Delhi, is responsible for developing and implementing evidence programmes for impact evaluations, reviewing and quality assuring 3ie-funded impact evaluations and conducting in-house evaluations. Currently, the office supports projects and programmes across thematic areas like aquaculture, agricultural innovation, sanitation, immunisation and livelihoods.

Background

The International Initiative for Impact Evaluation (3ie) promotes evidence-informed equitable, inclusive and sustainable development. They support the generation and effective use of high quality evidence to inform decision-making and improve the lives of people living in poverty in low- and middle-income countries. They provide guidance and support to produce, synthesise and quality assure evidence of what works, for whom, how, why and at what cost. The International Initiative for Impact Evaluation (3ie) is registered as a non-governmental organisation in the United States. It has offices in New Delhi, London and Washington, DC.

Key responsibilities

The core responsibilities are listed below, but the position may be assigned other duties depending on the organisation’s needs.

  • Grant programme management
  • Contribute to research and evaluation
  • Knowledge management and marketing
  • In-house research
  • Stakeholder engagement

Qualifications and skills

Required

  • A Master’s or equivalent in development economics, sociology, political science,public policy or business administration;
  • At least two years of relevant professional work experience;
  • Demonstrated knowledge of recent advances in labour economics and women’s empowerment; and
  • Proven experience of fieldwork in rural India.

Desirable

  • Prior research or work experience in the gender studies;
  • Prior experience and/or knowledge of impact evaluation methodology;
  • Prior experience with and/or knowledge of qualitative research methods; and
  • Prior experience in writing and producing reports, research papers or briefs.

Skills

  • Demonstrated quantitative analysis skills using statistical software packages like STATA, R, or SPSS;
  • The ability to communicate clearly and effectively in English and Hindi, both oral and written;
  • A strong ability to work on a team and under pressure with strict deadlines;
  • Strong organisation and planning skills, proactivity and perseverance; and
  • Ability to work in a multicultural setting and sensitivity to people of all gender

Source:https://www.3ieimpact.org/sites/default/files/2020-10/ToR-Research-associate-NRLM.pdf


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