Careers

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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 October. 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 for a client-facing role, please see this guide for preparation.

For additional inquiries regarding careers at IDinsight, please contact careers@IDinsight.org.

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HR GENERALIST

HR Generalist Job Description and Application

We are seeking candidates to support IDinsight’s exponential growth in the coming years, from 125 staff in 5 global offices to a team of 200+, opening ~3 new global offices. This role will report to the Senior Manager of Global Operations and work with our country offices to support our HR functions.

We are currently accepting applications on a rolling basis for this position. Location of this position is flexible, with full-time/part-time and remote/work from home options. Slight preference for the Washington DC area.

Start dates are flexible, with a preference for immediate.


SOFTWARE ENGINEER – INDIA

Software Engineer Job Description and Application

We are seeking candidates with strong programming and team management experience with an interest in playing a key role in leading our approach to product development for clients in the international development sector. Our products will touch both internal teams and client organizations (NGOs, multinationals, governments, foundations) as they solve the most pressing challenges in the development sector.

We are currently accepting applications on a rolling basis for this position. Successful candidates must have work authorization in India through citizenship or OCI status.

Start dates are flexible, with a preference for now!


FINANCE MANAGER – INDIA

Finance Manager Job Description and Application

The Finance Manager is responsible for leading all accounting operations for IDinsight globally and may be involved in some regional reporting and budgeting activities. The Finance Manager should have highly relevant experience in international and/or consulting contexts, and a compelling interest in our mission. This is a hands-on role, and the incumbent should expect to execute some processes directly, in addition to reviewing the work of others.  We expect this individual to grow with the organization as we expand our operations worldwide.

The application deadline is 10 AM IST on 4 April 2018 for this priority position based in India. Successful candidates must have work authorization in India through citizenship or OCI status.

Start dates are flexible but with a preference for sooner.


ADMINISTRATIVE LEAD – SAN FRANCISCO

Administrative Lead – Job Description and Application

We are seeking an individual who is passionate about making a difference, possesses exceptional attention to detail, and thrives in an entrepreneurial, global setting. This person will act as Administrative Lead to our IDinsight’s only US office in San Francisco, where IDinsight’s CEO and many senior-level Directors and Economists are based. We are embarking on an exciting chapter of growth and ambitious plans for our organization.  Join the adventure to help catalyze social impact across the globe!

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

Strong preference for an immediate start date.


INDIA ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR/DIRECTOR (CLIENT-FACING)

India Associate Director/Director Job Description
India Associate Director/Director Application Form

The Director (or Associate Director, depending on experience) will oversee projects, teams, and people in our dynamic India office. This includes driving projects toward achieving social impact, and mentoring and supporting IDinsight’s high-performing staff. This role will be supported by IDinsight’s India Regional Director, the CEO and the rest of the Partner team, and will assume responsibility for driving large pieces of IDinsight’s work and growth in India.

We are currently accepting applications on a rolling basis for these positions.

Start dates are flexible but with a preference for beginning of 2018.


EAST AFRICA REGIONAL DIRECTOR

East Africa Regional Director Job Description
East Africa Regional Director Application Form

The East Africa Regional Director (EARD) will define and execute IDinsight’s regional strategy, establish close advisory relationships, and oversee the region’s operations and portfolio of projects. The EARD will be supported by IDinsight’s CEO and Partner team, and will assume responsibility for driving IDinsight’s work and growth in East Africa.

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

Start dates are flexible but with a preference for early-mid 2018.


SOUTHEAST ASIA REGIONAL DIRECTOR

Southeast Asia Regional Director Job Description
Southeast Asia Regional Director Application Form

IDinsight is launching a regional hub for Southeast Asia. We expect to grow significantly in 2018, starting from the launch team of 7. The Southeast Asia Regional Director (SEARD) will help build the IDinsight brand in the region, define and execute IDinsight’s regional nascent strategy, establish close advisory relationships, and oversee the region’s operations and portfolio of projects. The SEARD will be supported by IDinsight’s CEO and Partner team, and will assume responsibility for driving IDinsight’s work and growth in Southeast Asia.

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

Start dates are flexible but with a preference for early-mid 2018.


MANAGER/SENIOR MANAGER

Manager/Senior Manager Job Description — NEWLY UPDATED with positions in Ghana and Malawi

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 position.

Start dates range from immediate to flexible in 2018.

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STRATEGIC COMMUNICATIONS – ASSOCIATE

Strategic Communications Associate Job Description & Application Form

IDinsight’s Strategic Communications Director will design, execute and continuously improve IDinsight’s global communications strategy to amplify IDinsight’s impact within and beyond our direct client work. We are seeking a highly motivated Strategic Communications Associate with the ability to produce high quality written and/or design content to build the foundation of our communications work.

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

Start dates are flexible but with a preference for sooner.


Team Spotlights

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

Emily Rains (Associate, IDinsight alumnus)

Noopur Sen (Manager)

Ben Brockman (Senior Manager, returning IDinsight alumnus)

Alison Connor (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

London School of Economics

Lyft, San Francisco (Data Analytics)

McKinsey Ethiopia

Microsoft Research

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)