IDinsight seeks dynamic leaders who are passionate about having large-scale social impact. Our people are driven to serve low-income and marginalized communities, demonstrate exceptional analytical and interpersonal skills, and thrive in entrepreneurial, developing country settings.

We invest heavily in professional development and expect significant personal and professional growth for every employee. We hire on a rolling basis for the below roles, and during our annual recruiting drive each November. Almost all positions are based in the developing countries where our clients are, and require a two-year minimum commitment.

For those interested in applying, please follow the instructions included at the end of each job description below.

For those invited to a first interview, please see this guide for preparation.

For additional inquiries regarding careers at IDinsight, please contact



CFO Job Description
CFO Application Form

We are seeking an exceptional, experienced senior leader to head IDinsight’s global finance function and advise on top priority strategic and operational decision making. The ideal candidate is driven to tackle the challenge of leading the development of a world-class finance organization in a global and dynamic setting. This role will require creativity, adaptability, and a keen grasp of how finance influences strategy, how to mitigate risks, and lay a solid foundation for growth.

Applications are open and first candidates will be reviewed on May 1st, 2017 and then on a rolling basis thereafter.



IDinsight Operations Manager Job Description
India Operations Manager Application Form

We are seeking an exceptional, experienced leader to manage all aspects of our India operations as we grow.  The India Operations Manager will be responsible for helping us attract and retain top talent, ensuring IDinsight’s India region has lean and appropriate systems in place, and that these offices are stimulating and efficient places to work. The ideal candidate would be passionate about IDinsight’s mission of driving change through evidence generation, have experience managing an ambitious, high-powered team, be capable of shifting from high-level strategy to nuts-and-bolts implementation, be familiar/experienced with workplaces in India, and, ideally, speak Hindi.

Applications are open and first candidates will be reviewed on May 1st, 2017 and then on a rolling basis thereafter.



Manager/Senior Manager Job Description
Manager/Senior Manager Application Form

IDinsight Managers are driven to make a difference, possess exceptional interpersonal skills, have strong quantitative backgrounds, and thrive in entrepreneurial, developing country settings. They are expected to establish stakeholder relationships with clients, manage evaluation and advisory projects, mentor Associates, and contribute to IDinsight’s growth.

We are currently accepting applications on a rolling basis for this high priority position.

Start dates range from immediate to flexible.




Economist/Statistician Job Description
Economist/Statistician Application Form

The Economist or Statistician will have a large portfolio of projects across many countries, sectors, and methodologies, and will be responsible for thinking creatively about how to generate the best evidence to guide our clients’ decisions. This will require thinking critically about how to maximize methodological rigor given our clients’ time, operational, political and budget constraints. The ideal candidate should love having many different types of problems thrown at them, be able to quickly digest and understand the program and evidence objectives, and provide advice and guidance on how best to proceed. This is a Manager-level position on IDinsight’s Technical Team.

We are currently accepting applications on a rolling basis for this high priority position.

Start dates range from summer to fall 2017.



Strategic Communications Team Job Description
Strategic Communications Team Application Form

Our Strategic Communications Team will amplify IDinsight’s impact beyond our client work to enhance the use of evidence for decision-making worldwide. Reporting to a Founding Partner, the Team’s mandate is to drive IDinsight’s external communication strategy to mainstream our approach throughout the social sector. All communication and advocacy activities will be driven by the Team, and we anticipate pursuing an influencer strategy that engages the most important global development stakeholders for sector transformation.

Applications reviewed on a rolling basis for this high priority position but we encourage you to apply early.

Start dates range from immediate to flexible.



Southern Africa Regional Director Job Description
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We seek an exceptional, entrepreneurial leader who will represent IDinsight values and vision within our teams and with our partners and clients in Southern Africa. This is a unique opportunity to shape the growth of an innovative organization delivering much-demanded impact services in an exciting region. IDinsight has operated across Southern Africa and is poised to grow significantly in the region. The Southern Africa Regional Director (SARD) will define and execute IDinsight’s regional strategy, establish close advisory relationships, and oversee the region’s operations. The SARD will be supported by IDinsight’s CEO and Partner team, and will assume responsibility for driving IDinsight’s work and growth in Southern Africa.

Applications reviewed on a rolling basis for this high priority position but we encourage you to apply early.

Start dates range from immediate to flexible.




Graduate Student Summer Internship Description
Graduate Student Summer Internship Application Form

The Graduate Student Summer Internship is an exciting opportunity for students to engage with IDinsight’s mission and gain experience on IDinsight projects while completing graduate studies. The internship will be tailored to the interests and skills of the intern and will likely involve a discrete project within a larger client engagement, which the intern will be responsible for leading with minimal to moderate support from supervisors. The ideal intern would be interested in joining IDinsight in a full-time role in the future and would take advantage of the internship to identify a potential long-term role in the organization. Potential projects will be discussed during the interview process. Possible locations include our offices in Delhi, Nairobi, Lusaka, and Vijayawada.

Application deadline is February 20, 2017.



Global Operations Team- Summer Internship Description
Global Operations Team- Summer Internship Application Form

IDinsight’s Global Operations team will be the jet fuel to create and maintain a uniquely dynamic and high-achieving multi-cultural, multi-continental team at the cutting edge of how evidence is used to improve global development programs. This team’s mandate is to attract top talent, create the best place to thrive at work, and build the systems to allow IDinsight teams to achieve social impact. The Global Operations team is currently recruiting an intern to work in our San Francisco office.

Applications reviewed on a rolling basis for this high priority position but we encourage you to apply early. Start dates in Summer 2017.



Kenyan Analyst/Associate/Intern Job Description
Kenyan Analyst/Associate/Intern Application Form

IDinsight Analysts and Associates are high-performing early career professionals with 0-3 years of work experience. Analysts/Associates support program design, plan and conduct analysis of rigorous impact evaluations, manage large field teams, and liaise with client and stakeholder counterparts. Analysts/Associates are based full-time in the country of assignment.

Interns are current students in the course of their studies or recent graduates, who demonstrate strong interest in learning about a career in rigorous evidence.

For additional inquiries regarding careers at IDinsight Kenya, please contact

Application deadline for 2017 start dates is February 28, 2017.


Team Spotlights

Included below are spotlights of select IDinsight team members and alumni.

Emily Rains (Associate, IDinsight alumnus)

Noopur Sen (Associate)

Ben Brockman (Senior Associate, IDinsight alumnus)

Alison Connor (Associate Director)


Alumni Spotlights

IDinsight is very proud of its alumni and where they’re headed next in their professional careers. You can find IDinsight alumni across the world, including:

Bain & Company, South Africa

Duke University, Public Policy Program (PhD)

Gulu Agricultural Development Company, Uganda

Harvard Kennedy School of Government (MPA/ID)

Harvard Business School (joint MBA-MPA/ID degree with Harvard Kennedy School)

Harvard Law School (JD)

International Growth Centre, Rwanda

Lyft, San Francisco (Data Analytics)

MIT Sloan School of Management (MBA)

One Acre Fund, Kenya

Princeton University, Woodrow Wilson School (MPA)

SocialCops, India

University of California, San Francisco, School of Medicine (MD)

Yale Law School (JD)