Senior Associate, MLE Strategy

Evidence Action

About the organization

Evidence Action is a global nonprofit organization with an approach distinctive in international development - we exclusively scale interventions that are backed by strong evidence and can be delivered with exceptional cost-effectiveness. Our programs have grown since our founding in 2013 to reach over 515 million people globally with our interventions. We deliver high impact for every dollar spent, as recognized by GiveWell, The Life You Can Save, and Charity Navigator.

We do development differently. We take a data-driven approach to identifying, scaling, and continuously improving programs which deliver immense impact, ensuring these solutions measurably improve the lives of millions. Our Deworm The World Initiative has helped governments in Africa and Asia deliver over 1.8 billion childhood deworming treatments, improving health, education, and incomes.

Duties

Senior Associates on the MLE Strategy team provide crucial support to the Global MLE team and work with MLE Managers in ensuring program monitoring frameworks, research, and evaluation studies are designed to fit program MLE objectives. In this role, you would be responsible for providing high quality MLE design, analysis, and communication support to ensure the objectives of the India Safe Water Now program are met. In this role, you would report directly into the MLE Manager supporting Evidence Action’s Safe Water Now program.

- Design program monitoring frameworks and plans for the India Safe Water Now program, in close collaboration with the MLE Strategy Manager.
- Support the implementation of the MLE strategy for the India Safe Water Now program, working with India MLE, Program Teams, and in-country data collection partners.
- Support coordination tasks for the MLE Strategy team

Qualifications

- Master’s degree in economics, public policy, statistics, international development, or any other relevant quantitative field required, with at least 1 year experience in design and implementation of monitoring and evaluation projects.
- Knowledge of M&E design concepts and methodologies, and experience designing and managing M&E plans.
- Proficient in using statistical software like Stata, R, and Excel; experience managing, analyzing, and interpreting quantitative and qualitative data.
- Ability to translate technical concepts to communicate to both technical and non-technical audiences.
- Strong writing skills to deliver high-quality deliverables to international program teams.
- Ability to prioritize assignments in an efficient manner and within program deadlines.
- A team player, with the ability to collaborate within and between teams.
- Willingness to travel up to 15% of the year to program locations in India.

Application instructions

***If you are applying for a position at Evidence Action, please note that we do NOT accept emailed applications. All positions are advertised here: https://apply.workable.com/evidence-action/ and you must apply online there in order to be considered. Thank you!

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