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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ASSOCIATE PROGRAM

IDinsight Associates are high-performing early-career professionals interested in social impact, global development, data and statistics, monitoring and evaluation, project management, and client services. The Associate experience is varied, with responsibilities ranging from office-based data analysis and client interactions to field-based team trainings and data management. Associates also contribute directly to IDinsight’s growth and evolution by taking leadership roles in their office and can participate in a variety of internal initiatives.

There are three applications for the Associate Program. Applicants should apply based on their most recent academic affiliation. Questions on each application reflect different academic systems.

If most recent academic affiliation is an Indian institution, please apply via the India application. Application deadline has been extended to 11:59 PM IST, October 23, 2017.

If most recent academic affiliation is an African institution, please apply via the Africa application. Application deadline is 11:59 PM EST, October 23, 2017.

All others should apply via the Global application. Application deadline is 11:59 PM EST, October 23, 2017.

Various start dates in 2018. Minimum two year commitment, with potential for a long-term career at IDinsight.

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ANALYST/INTERN (AFRICAN NATIONALS ONLY)

Analyst/Intern Job Description

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

This is a program for our Africa offices — please apply through the Africa application.

Various start dates in 2018.

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INDIA OPERATIONS DIRECTOR

India Operations Director Job Description
India Operations Director Application Form

IDinsight India is looking for a fun, entrepreneurial, experienced senior executive to help run and grow a world-class organization. The India entity is 40-strong and continues to grow. The India Operations Director will report to the India Regional Director and coordinate closely with IDinsight’s Global Operations team. We seek a self-starter who will be able to independently manage a wide range of autonomous work streams, and who is looking for a role that emphasizes execution, inspiring leadership, and people management. He/she will manage a team of at least 2-3 full-time Operations staff (potentially hiring more people to the team as needs arise), as well as IDinsight client-facing Associates who will dedicate a portion of their time to organization building.

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

Start dates are flexible but with a preference for sooner.

ates in 2018.

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STRATEGIC COMMUNICATIONS DIRECTOR

Strategic Communications Director Job Description
Strategic Communications Director 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. Reporting to a Founding Partner and overseeing our Global Communications Team, the Director will define and drive IDinsight’s communication strategy to mainstream our approach throughout the social sector.

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

Start dates are flexible but with a preference for sooner.

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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 these positions.

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.

Start dates range from immediate to flexible.

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ADMINISTRATIVE LEAD — KENYA

Administrative Lead — Kenya Job Description
Administrative Lead — Kenya Application Form

The Administrative Lead will assist the East Africa Regional Director (EARD) and other staff with a variety of administrative tasks to facilitate IDinsight Kenya’s operations.

Application deadline is 11:59 PM EAT, 22 September 2017.

Start dates are flexible but with a preference for sooner.

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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

Lyft, San Francisco (Data Analytics)

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)