Careers

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 careers@IDinsight.org.

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MANAGER/SENIOR MANAGER

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.

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(SENIOR) ECONOMIST/RESEARCHER

(Senior) Economist/Researcher Job Description
(Senior) Economist/Researcher Application Form

The (Senior) Economist or Researcher are experts in quantitative research tools, and will have a large portfolio of projects across many countries, sectors, and methodologies. They 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.

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

Start dates range from summer to fall 2017.


JUNIOR ECONOMIST/RESEARCHER

Junior Economist/Researcher Job Description
Junior Economist/Researcher Application Form

The Junior Economist or Researcher is an experienced impact evaluation professional, with exceptionally strong quantitative skills including statistical programming. They will work with multiple projects, supporting them in quantitative tasks including evaluation design and data analysis. They will be required to think 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.

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

Start dates range from summer to fall 2017.

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ANALYST/ASSOCIATE/INTERN (KENYAN NATIONAL ONLY)

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 kenya.careers@IDinsight.org.

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

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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)