Executive Research - Quantitative

Posted By: Arpan




Child Care and Nutrition

Job Description

Major Deliverables :-

? Design, supervise, implement and monitor R&E studies to assess the process and efficacy of the programs/activities implemented by Arpan

?      Properly document, organize and track the study progress

?      Conduct literature reviews on research topics/questions

?   Select pertinent research designs, sampling strategies, data collection procedures, and data management systems.

?      Develop survey tools for research inquiries

? Develop training modules and train the field investigators/staff collecting data on data collection procedures/protocols

?      Perform field visits to supervise data collection (such as surveys) and ensure high quality data

?      Participate in data collection whenever required

?    Analyse data using appropriate statistical techniques, interpret findings and present them in a clear, concise manner.

?      Write reports and present findings of the studies conducted

?      Assist supervisor in dissemination of studies through offline and online modes

?    Identify strengths and weaknesses in the existing R&E processes, procedures, and propose and implement pertinent solutions

?      Coordinate with internal teams to develop documents required for better planning and monitoring of studies.  

?     Identify the RM&E training needs of the program team and other verticals and implement training that meets these needs with the support of the R &E Manager  

?      Coach, train, and mentor RM&E associate/s (if required) with the aim of strengthening their technical capacity, exchanging knowledge and providing professional development guidance in conjunction with the R&E Manager

?      Participate in quarterly and annual reviews and other planning meetings

?      Provide technical expertise to internal teams at all levels

?      Other related tasks assigned by the supervisor  

Specialized Competencies :-

?  Strong Research Methodology and Statistics skills essential, like knowledge of experimental and quasi-experimental methods, inferential statistics, sampling techniques etc.

?      Working knowledge of Advanced Excel and of software platforms such as SPSS or STATA, is essential

?      Working knowledge of applications such KOBO or Survey CTO is preferred

?   Knowledge and experience in RM&E essential e.g. theory of change, logical framework, summative and formative evaluations, impact evaluations, etc.

?      Work experience with non-profit organizations essential

?      Experience working with children is a plus

?      Strong writing skills in English essential and fluency in Hindi and Marathi is preferred

?      Candidate should be a team player and should exhibit good organizational and social skills

?      Should be able to work towards targets and multi-task

?      Willing to traveling to intervention sites within country if required

Location :- Mumbai 


Salary range :-

Will be commensurate with the candidate’s experience and educational qualifications

Eligibility Criteria

Minimum Educational Qualification :-

Masters in Development Studies, Sociology, Economics, Population Studies, Social Policy or in a similar subject.

Desired Candidate Profile

Doctorate - Ph.D/Doctorate

Desired Experience :-

5-6 years of experience in Research, M&E, Population studies, psychology, statistics. 

Other desired attributes :-

Ability to work in  collaboration across functions

An attitude of continuous learning is important

Organization Details

  • Organization Name:Arpan
  • About Organization:About Arpan Arpan is a globally recognized, award-winning NGO working towards the elimination of Child Sexual Abuse (CSA) in India. Based in Mumbai, Arpan is India’s largest NGO providing CSA Prevention and Intervention services for both children and adults. As a critical stakeholder for state and non-state actors, Arpan is a leading voice in the space of CSA and uses advocacy and research to push for policy and systemic change at the local, state, and national levels. Since 2007, Arpan has impacted over 1.6 million (16 lakh) children and adults and has received 6 National and 2 International Awards, including the WISE Award and the C. Henry Kempe Award. More details are available at www.arpan.org.in