IDinsight helps leaders combat poverty worldwide by designing, deploying and promoting evidence-generating tools. They tailor the best methodologies to partner needs and constraints to fuse evidence with action. IDinsight serves governments, NGOs, foundations and social businesses across Africa and Asia in all major program areas including health, education, agriculture, livelihoods, finance, energy and governance.
IDinsight’s approach rests on four pillars:
- Rigorous : They develop and use a wide-range of cutting edge data and evidence tools, including experimental evaluations, monitoring systems, data analytics and visualization, process evaluations, machine learning and more.
- Cost-effective : Every dollar spent is justified by expected impact. If funds could be better used in another way, we say so.
- Timely : Actionable information is delivered in time for client decision-making deadlines.
- Demand-driven : They deploy solutions tailored to partner contexts and needs with no competing agendas.
Their diverse, growing team of over 140 outstanding colleagues operate in nearly two dozen countries around the world. Learn more at www.IDinsight.org .
About the role
IDinsight Social Scientists (hereafter “Researcher”) are experts in quantitative and qualitative research tools who support a large portfolio of projects across diverse geographies, sectors, and methodologies. This position may allow for specialization along any or all of these dimensions.
The Researcher will be required to think critically about how to maximize methodological rigor given their 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.
The Researcher will be an important member of IDinsight’s Technical Team. The Technical Team is responsible for ensuring that the services they provide to clients are statistically and methodologically sound.
Location: Dakar, Senegal; Nairobi, Kenya; Lusaka, Zambia; Rabat, Morocco