Data Manager (Consultant)

Posted By: Population Council Consulting Pvt Ltd


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Program Development & Management

Rural and Urban Development

Job Description

Major Responsibilities

  • Support in the development of a systematic monitoring framework for the project.
  • Assist in the development of forms for data collection and analysis.
  • Develop a plan for project-related capacity-building on M&E and for any computer-based support that may be required.
  • Monitor data collection on a regular basis to measure achievement against the performance indicators.
  • Guide district teams in data collection and entry. 
  • Manage data: import/receive data from study districts, check for inconsistencies, plan for and implement quality control and data harmonization and organize the database for downstream analyses integrating multiple data types 
  • Maintain and administer the M&E database; analyse and aggregate findings.
  • Support in the development of project progress reports, project mid-term review and evaluation.
  • Produce reports on M&E findings and prepare presentations based on M&E data as required.
  • Provide the state and district project manager with management information she/he may require.
  • Ensure accuracy of data collection and entry by the field investigators


University degree in statistics, demographics, economics, or related field. Advanced certificate in M&E, statistics or economics preferred.



  • Minimum of five (5) years of professional experience in data management or M&E position responsible for implementing M&E activities.
  • Experience in designing, implementing, and operating project M&E systems from project initiation to closeout stages.
  • Hands-on knowledge to handle large scale data sets...
  • Experience in performance measurement, including indicator selection, reporting, database management, and developing M&E and performance monitoring plans in the field of public health.
  • Experience in developing and refining data collection tools.
  • Experience with data quality assessments and oversight.


  • Ability to communicate insights and knowledge across various teams and stakeholders.
  • Should be interested to work with the rural poor to create a more inclusive society.
  • S/he should be familiar with health program in the state and has in-depth understanding of the state health system and challenges. 
  • Good knowledge of programme implementation, monitoring and evaluation techniques and practices.
  • A Self-starter and a target-oriented person.
  • Willing to travel extensively within the state as needed.
  • Excellent analytical skills.
  • Ability to work in a team and good interpersonal skills.
  • Good computer applications skills
  • Ability to work independently with a minimum of supervision.
  • Ability to work under time pressure and meet deadlines.
  • Excellent written and communication skills in English are essential 
  • Be a team player and comfortable with working with external consultants, contractors, vendors, etc.

Languages Required: 

  • Fluency in English, Assamese, and local language – spoken, read and write for all official communication is essential.

If you are interested in applying for this position, please send a cover letter justifying how you are fit for the position along with your resume (should not exceed 3 pages) by 03 October, 2022 to email: The email should indicate the job title in the subject line. Only short-listed candidates will be invited to appear for interview/s (virtual/telephonic/inperson).  

Eligibility Criteria

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Desired Candidate Profile


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Organization Details

  • Organization Name:Population Council Consulting Pvt Ltd
  • About Organization:Our team of experts range from doctors, public health specialists, data scientists to anthropologists, economists, and management and developmental professionals. We are committed to transforming the landscape of how corporates organize themselves, and inform their decisions on effective use of technology for data and decision making. We utilize evidence-based solutions that give a voice to vulnerable communities and improve developmental outcomes that affect quality of life.