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.

Application deadline is February 10, 2017 for this high priority position.

Start dates range from immediate to flexible.

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ECONOMIST/STATISTICIAN

MANAGER-LEVEL ROLE ON THE TECHNICAL TEAM

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.

Application deadline is February 28, 2017 for this high priority position.

Start dates range from summer to fall 2017.

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GLOBAL COMMUNICATIONS TEAM – VARIOUS ROLES

Global Communications Team- Job Description
Global Communications Team- Application Form

IDinsight’s Global Communications Team will amplify IDinsight’s impact beyond our direct client work to enhance the use of evidence for decision-making worldwide. Reporting to a Founding Partner, the Team’s mandate is to define and drive IDinsight’s communication strategy to tell our story and mainstream our approach throughout the social sector.

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.

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SOUTHERN AFRICA REGIONAL DIRECTOR

Southern Africa Regional Director Job Description
To Apply: Send cover letter and CV to careers@IDinsight.org

The IDinsight Southern Africa Regional Director will design and drive our strategy and operations in the region.  We seek an exceptional, entrepreneurial leader who will represent IDinsight values and vision within our teams and with our partners and clients. This is a unique opportunity to shape the growth of an innovative organization delivering much-demanded impact services in an exciting region.

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.

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ACCOUNTANT – ZAMBIA

Accountant Job Description
To Apply: Send cover letter and CV to jeremy.fischer@idinsight.org

The Accountant will manage the office finances of IDinsight’s Zambia Office. As time allows, the Accountant may have an opportunity to work on global accounting and finance issues. The Accountant will report directly to the Director of Finance and Compliance and the head of the IDinsight Zambia office. The Accountant will work on a regular basis with all IDinsight temporary and permanent staff in Zambia. S/he may also interact with staff in other IDinsight offices.

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

Start dates range from immediate to flexible.

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GRADUATE STUDENT SUMMER INTERNSHIP

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.

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GLOBAL OPERATIONS TEAM – SUMMER INTERN

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.

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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

International Growth Centre, Rwanda

One Acre Fund, Kenya

Princeton University, Woodrow Wilson School (MPA)

SocialCops, India

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

Yale Law School