IDinsight is hiring an Analytics Associate to support data-driven survey operations for our Data on Demand initiative. In this role the Analytics Associate will work closely with IDinsight’s Data on Demand team to design and develop reports and dashboards to inform real-time management of Data on Demand surveys. The Analytics Associate will also be responsible for supporting the Data on Demand team to configure new surveys on SurveyStream, our in-house software product for facilitating management of Data on Demand surveys. The Analytics Associate will be part of a growing team of engineers and data scientists working to build out the SurveyStream product and support Data on Demand’s broader social impact goals.
Data on Demand (DoD) intends to amplify social sector impact worldwide by making accurate data on hard-to-reach, low-income populations an order of magnitude faster and cheaper. DoD works via:
DoD currently has the ability to collect representative data for 140 million people in India and we are rapidly expanding within and beyond India.
IDinsight helps leaders combat poverty worldwide by designing, deploying and promoting evidence-generating tools. We tailor the best methodologies to partner needs and constraints to fuse evidence with action. We serve governments, NGOs, foundations and social businesses across Africa and Asia in all major program areas including health, education, agriculture, livelihoods, finance, energy and governance. As a non-profit, we are laser-focused on enabling maximum social impact to improve millions of lives. Our approach rests on four pillars:
Our diverse, growing team of outstanding colleagues operate in nearly two dozen countries around the world. Learn more about our mission and values at www.IDinsight.org.
We are seeking candidates with a strong background in data analysis and visualization, and a passion for using data to tackle difficult social problems. Most importantly, successful candidates should possess the ability to work independently to solve complex challenges, both human and technological.
As an Analytics Associate, the day-to-day work may include:
The most competitive applicants will also have experience in one or more of the following:
Professional development for our technical roles is essential for IDinsight’s long-term impact. With support from IDinsight leadership, the employee will maintain self-directed professional development plans and will be given "stretch" opportunities designed to strengthen their professional skills. Real-time feedback and structured reviews are regularly provided to maximize each data team member’s expertise. IDinsight’s entrepreneurial culture allows roles and career progression to be tailored to individual strengths, interests, and goals. Employees have the opportunity to increase responsibilities, and high performers will have the opportunity to move into more specialized data science, data engineering, or data visualization career tracks.
This position is based in IDinsight’s New Delhi, India or Nairobi, Kenya office. Preference will be given to those with pre-existing work authorization in these countries; however, IDinsight will seek work permits where possible for exceptional candidates.
Compensation and benefits are commensurate with relevant experience and background, and competitive within the social sector. Please note, as a non-profit, we are unable to provide compensation similar to leading private sector organizations.
The start date of this position is flexible, with preference for candidates that can start immediately. We expect a one-year minimum commitment, with regular professional development conversations and potential for a long-term career at IDinsight.
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More information, including spotlights of current and past IDinsighters, can be found online at IDinsight Careers. Any questions should be directed to redteamcareers@IDinsight.org. IDinsight is an equal opportunity employer and strives to create a diverse and supportive workplace.