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Our researchers are closely involved at every stage of the study – we’re preparing study tools, creating field plans and conducting field work.

Endless opportunities to learn

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We are ready to go where we’ve never been and believe in taking time to grow from past experiences

All for one, one for all

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Trust, teamwork, and loyalty are our key words. We have each other’s back whether it comes to the 11th-hour deadline or finding that perfect birthday cake

No cookie cutters

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We’ll never do it the same way twice - all of our projects are individually customized, right from the study design to the field workers we deploy.

WORK HARD HAVE FUN

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Our team is young, charged and passionate about making our mark in the social sector. And we’re just as enthusiastic about kicking our feet up and knocking back some drinks on Friday evening.

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We work together so well because we really, actually like each other a lot. We are more than colleagues, we are friends.

CURRENT OPENINGS



Background

Outline India is a research firm focusing on data collection and geared towards evidence-based decision making.We are committed to strengthening the design of programs and interventions by conducting needs assessments, formative research, and monitoring and evaluation studies. In an environment where data is often missing or of poor quality, we specialize in procuring and analysing high-quality data from the ground level to ensure that evidence-based conclusions are robust, relevant and reliable. Outline India is set to launch a new assessment tool called Track Your Metrics (TYM). TYM democratizes data to enable impact metric building for NGOs and tracking of funds spent by donors.

Opportunity:Full Time

Job Description

The Senior Outreach Officer will engage in expanding Outline India’s reach. We are looking for someone who has prior experience in developing a company’s outreach strategy and is interested in working with a growing social enterprise.

The principal duties of a Senior Outreach Officer will include:

1) Analyzing latest trends in communication to develop a cohesive outreach strategy.

2) Overseeing online posts and expanding our visibility and presence.

3) Managing online content.

4) Overseeing and writing media articles, research pieces and blog posts.

5) Overseeing the production of short and accessible outputs from our larger research projects.

6) Coordinating with the Business Development team for developing outreach material.

7) Attending conferences, meetings, events, and expanding our network.

8) Assisting the team in writing concept notes and project proposals.

Candidates with prior development sector and research experience will be preferred.


Qualifications

1) At least 3-4 years of relevant experience.

2) Master’s degree in media relations, journalism, communications or social sciences.

3) Experience in content development, ability to develop innovative and creative communication strategies

4) Experience in social media management

5) Knowledge of and experience in handling of web-based management systems; and video documentation.

6) Proficiency in presenting, writing and editing.

7) Ability to work flexibly and on tight deadlines

8) Proficiency in MS Office

9) Excellent communications skills

10) Comfortable using all social media platforms.

 


Salary

Based on experience


Location

C-2630, Sushant Lok -1, Gurgaon, 122009

(10 minutes from HUDA City Center Metro Station)


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Background

The study is an end-line study of a 5 year long randomized control trial in the health sector. We would be collecting household data at a large scale in two districts in Karnataka, Gulbarga and Mysore. The study will go on for a period of 6 months, from September, 2018 to February, 2019. The result of this study will impact the State of Karnataka at a policy level. To apply, please send your CV directly at hr@outlineindia.com with the subject line Research Consultant_Karnataka_Name

Opportunity:Part Time

Job Description

The candidate will be required to work on a project as an on-field translator and consultant.

ROLES:

  • The consultant will be required to review translate and/or back translate the survey instrument (English to Kannada, Kannada to English).
  • Support in drafting training material like training guide, protocol document, etc.
  • He/She will assist in screening field enumerators.
  • The consultant will be responsible for the training in Kannada.
  • The consultant will assist Outline India researchers in coordinating with the local field team.
  • The consultant will be required to monitor field work in Mysore/Gulbarga and conduct debrief sessions.
  • The candidate will be required to support the team during field visits, reviewing the tool, training of field enumerators, drafting training protocols and guides.
  • The candidate will be required to be on the field at Mysore/ Gulbarga for a stipulated period of time and can work from home the rest of the time.
  • The selected candidate will be required to attend a training session at the training site before pretest and main study. The candidate will be required to monitor and make unannounced visits to the site.
  • Candidate will be required to give Outline India regular updates of the field.
  • Candidate will be required to have basic understanding of on-field research, CAPI and quantitative data collection. 

INCENTIVES

  • Certificate of completion (after 6 months)
  • Letter of Recommendation (based on performance)
  • Remuneration (based on experience, qualification and working hours)
  • All logistical expenses will be taken care of by Outline India. All expenses must be pre-approved and the candidate must follow OI’s reimbursement guidelines and payment limits.
  • Based on performance, candidate may be considered for a longer engagement with Outline India post completion of study.

DATES FOR THE ASSIGNMENT

  • 1st September, 2018 to 28th February, 2019. (6 Months)
  • During these 6 months, some weeks (4-6) may not entail any work at all while about 3 to 5 weeks will entail intense work. At other times the consultant will be required to work from home for a few hours with prior approval from Outline India.
  • We anticipate that the assignment will close somewhere around January (however dates may move by a few days owing to changes in date of commencement).


Qualifications

Candidate must be proficient in Kannada and English.

Pursuing/ completed MA/M.Phil/PhD in Social Sciences, Public Policy and Development Studies, Economics, Education, and Social Work

In the absence of requisite qualifications, candidates with strong research and / or field work experience may be considered


Salary

Remuneration based on experience, qualification and working hours


Location

Mysore and Gulbarga

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Background

Outline India is a research firm focusing on data collection and geared towards evidence-based decision making.We are committed to strengthening the design of programs and interventions by conducting needs assessments, formative research, and monitoring and evaluation studies. In an environment where data is often missing or of poor quality, we specialize in procuring and analyzing high-quality data from the ground level to ensure that evidence-based conclusions are robust, relevant and reliable. Outline India is set to launch a new assessment tool called Track Your Metrics (TYM). TYM democratizes data to enable impact metric building for NGOs and tracking of funds spent by donors.We are looking for someone who is interested in working with a young and growing social enterprise and is keen on contributing to its growth within the development/social sector space.

Opportunity:Full Time

Job Description

Reporting and working closely with the team at Outline India, the Quantitative Researcher will be engaging primarily in enforcing Quantitative methodologies and implementing Survey Tools on Digital Platforms, training field teams and ensuring field surveys are planned and implemented in a structured manner.

Alongside this the Quantitative Researcher will be responsible for guiding, providing ideas and strategies for product development for TYM. We are looking for someone who is interested in working with a growing social enterprise and is keen on contributing to its growth.

 

The job role focuses on:-

1) Development and Deployment of Survey Tools using CAPI programs like Survey CTO, Survey-be etc.

2) Data cleaning 

3) Management and Monitoring of datasets

4) Training field team on the usage of CAPI on tablets

5) Coordination with field team to ensure quality data checks

6) Quantitative analysis

7) Planning and budgeting for field surveys

8) Secondary research and sampling for proposals

9) Oversee daily data collection activities and ensure adherence to data quality protocols, including data quality audits and frequency checks

10) Help with the design of the questionnaires


Qualifications

1) Master's Degree in Economics or a related field

2) Fluency in English and Hindi (knowledge of any other regional language will be valuable)

3) Excellent verbal and written communication skills

4) Demonstrated experience in using digital data collection platforms

5) Familiarity with Quantitative software packages (e.g. SPSS, STATA, R)

6) Strong command over quantitative techniques of data collection and ability to analyze data


Salary

Based on experience


Location

C-2630, Sushant Lok -1, Gurgaon, 122009

(10 minutes from HUDA City Center Metro Station)

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Background

OUTLINE INDIA provides solutions for implementing high-quality, authentic field surveys across India. We have previously worked in 23 states for projects on WASH, education, health, gender etc. By following a rigorous methodology with quality checks at each stage of the data collection process, the Field Manager is required to ensure accuracy and smooth completion of all data collection activities.

Opportunity:Full Time

Job Description

1) Fieldwork and field planning.

2) Project Coordination with field staff and research team about logistics, bill filings, and payments.

3) Checking and approving transcription/translation and coordinating with external vendors.

4) Draft research protocol documents and guidelines.

5) Drafting project invoices, EOIs and proposals including formatting documents.

6) Assisting with data cleaning and analysis.

7) Work on field reports.

8) Conducting trainings for field enumerators and supervisors.

9) PR activities of the company – coordinating with the clients, attending seminars or workshops.

10) Writing blogs about projects and research.

11) Guiding and supervising Field Associates and managing field teams across the country.


Qualifications

Essential Qualifications:

1) Post-Graduate in Social Sciences or Graduate with extensive field experience.

2) Proficiency in Hindi.

 

Desired Qualifications:

1) Strong on field experience in India.

2) Knowledge of the Indian development sector.

3) Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

4) Strong organizational, planning and time management skills.

5) Proficiency in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and Excel.

6) Proficiency in any regional Indian language.

7) Candidates with Masters in Social Work and fieldwork experience will be preferred.


Salary

Based on experience


Location

C-2630, Sushant Lok -1, Gurgaon, 122009

(10 minutes from HUDA City Center Metro Station)


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Background

Outline India (OI)is data-driven research firm with a vision to create Social Impact through Data. Outline India strives to solve the first-mile problem in the development sector - of procuring relevant, reliable and actionable data through ground level work. OI works with relevant stakeholders in the development sector to operationalize data-driven impact. Outline India introduces Track Your Metrics – an innovative technology-based solution for the development sector, with the goal to encourage data-driven decision making and concurrent impact assessment. The web-based platform and application is a game - changer that targets NGOs, think tanks, researchers, and funders, creating transparency and enhancing accountability of its users. 

Opportunity:Full Time

Job Description

  • Tapping opportunities for growth and diversification within the development sector.
  • Devising, presenting and implementing digital marketing ideas and strategy across all channels such as social media networks, email, content marketing/ outreach and public relations.
  • Build social media channels to maximize the interactions and engage communication efficiency with the target audience
  • Understanding and working on customer complexities.
  • Market scoping to locate eligible users.
  • Managing launch campaigns for the product.
  • Develop an engagement process to meet the target users proactively, in a friendly and supportive manner
  • Leverage understanding of the digital space and how it impacts consumer behavior, traditional marketing, and current offerings


Qualifications

  • University/ college degree preferably in Marketing, Business Administration or equivalent
  • Experience in marketing, advertising and brand management is desired
  • Experience in project management is desired

Desired Skills

  • Strong and effective interpersonal and communication skills
  • Strong analytical and decision-making skills
  • Creative and data-driven thinking ability
  • Strong understanding of current online marketing concepts, strategies, and best practices
  • Basic knowledge of website analytics tools (e.g., SEO, social media and google analytics)
  •  Proficiency in MS Office
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and on tight deadlines
  • Comfortable using all social media platforms
  • Excellent presenting, writing and speaking abilities 


Salary

Based on experience


Location

C-2630, Sushant Lok -1, Gurgaon, 122009 (10 minutes from HUDA City Center Metro Station)

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Background

The Research Manager will manage research projects and ensure quality deliverables. We are looking for someone who is interested in working with a growing social enterprise and is keen on contributing to its growth.

Opportunity:Full Time

Job Description

The principal duties of an Outline India Research Manager will include:

1) Mentor and guide researchers in research activities

2) Create comprehensive mixed method study design

3) Assign and follow-up on research deliverables

4) Ensure quality of all deliverables

5) Work towards building IP products and services

6) Skill and capacity building for all researchers and team

7) Manage and oversee research projects

8) Handle/lead client meetings, presentations, and queries

9) Ensure timely delivery

10) Work closely with Founder on HR decisions and strategic decision and direction

11) Attend conferences, talks and report back with minutes of meeting

12) Coordinate with BD team on potential client and project strategy 

13) Take ownership of assigned tasks



Qualifications

1) Strong written and oral communication skills

2) Expertise with both quantitative and qualitative research

3) Demonstrated ability to put together presentations and infographics

4) Degree from a reputed institute

5) A PhD degree or equivalent research experience

6) Demonstrate knowledge of the development sector in India

7) Have a network to loop in experts, advisors, other consultants

8) Strong management, communication, and written skills

9) Ability to multi task and take responsibility for the timely completion of activities

10) Accountable and demonstrate leadership to the research team

11) Innovative and receptive to working on new ideas and proposals

12) Strong Microsoft skills 

Note: This is a high-level position requiring an experienced candidate in the development sector. Fresh graduates and candidates with little exposure to the social sector should not apply. 


Salary

Based on experience


Location

C-2630, Sushant Lok -1, Gurgaon, 122009

(10 minutes from HUDA City Center Metro Station)

Apply Now

Background

Outline India is a research firm focusing on data collection and geared towards evidence-based decision making.We are committed to strengthening the design of programs and interventions by conducting needs assessments, formative research, and monitoring and evaluation studies. In an environment where data is often missing or of poor quality, we specialize in procuring and analyzing high-quality data from the ground level to ensure that evidence-based conclusions are robust, relevant and reliable. Outline India is set to launch a new assessment tool called Track Your Metrics (TYM). TYM democratizes data to enable impact metric building for NGOs and tracking of funds spent by donors.We are looking for someone who is interested in working with a young and growing social enterprise and is keen on contributing to its growth within the development/social sector space.

Opportunity:Full Time

Job Description

The Senior Qualitative Researcher will closely work on research projects, developing study designs and survey instruments, be conducting fieldwork and writing report. We are looking for someone who has experience in conducting interviews and Focuses group discussions and is willing to travel across the country for fieldwork.

Responsibilities include:-

1. Preparing research proposals (working on the method and sampling, both quantitative and qualitative for monitoring and evaluation, impact assessment studies).

2. Literature review, design and pilot survey instruments and tools.

3. Field mapping, planning, training and execution.

4. Travelling for field work

5. Collaborate and contribute to our new research projects/ ideas

6. Data analysis and report writing

7. Attending conferences, talks, writing blogs, and papers.

Note: This is a senior-level position requiring an experienced candidate in the development sector



Qualifications

  1. A Postgraduate/ M.Phil. degree from a relevant discipline.
  2. We prefer a team of researchers from varied backgrounds
  3. At least two years of professional/research work experience in relevant field
  4. Prior fieldwork experience
  5. Familiarity with one or more Indian languages 
  6. Experience with qualitative research including ethnographic methods, PRA techniques, reflexive analysis and report writing, and other relevant methodologies 
  7. Familiarity with quantitative research and mixed method study design
  8. Demonstrate knowledge of the development sector in India 
  9. Strong written and oral communication skills  
  10. Strong management skills
  11. Ability to multi-task and take responsibility for the timely completion of activities 
  12. Innovative and receptive to working on new ideas and proposals 
  13. Strong Microsoft skills (word and excel)


Salary

Based on experience


Location

C-2630, Sushant Lok -1, Gurgaon, 122009

(10 minutes from HUDA City Center Metro Station)

Apply Now

Background

Outline India is about ‘Social Impact through Data’. We work in the development sector and focus on providing on ground services. We provide solutions for implementing high-quality, authentic field surveys across India. By following a rigorous methodology with quality checks at each stage of the data collection process, we are committed to engaging in socially impactful business through innovation, efficiency and accountability while strictly adhering to timelines.  Outline India is introducing a new assessment tool for the development sector called Track Your Metrics (TYM). TYM will enable NGOs to track the progress of their work and help donors track the funds they spend on the social sector. 

Opportunity:Full Time

Job Description

The Technical Lead would be involved in working on a new upcoming tech-based development product. He/she would be working closely with our web developers and coders.

TECHNICAL SKILLS REQUIRED:

•      Experience building and managing Laravel based server applications.

•      Backend stack comprising of PHP, Laravel and MySQL database. 

Proficient understanding of code versioning tools, such as Git. 

Integration of user-facing elements with server side logic. 

Constructing reusable code and libraries.  

Optimization of the application for maximum speed and scalability.  

Implementation of security protocols. 

Understanding of front-end technologies especially Angular 1.2 and greater. 

Understanding accessibility and security compliance. 

Experience with user authentication and authorization. 

Management of hosting environment, including database administration and scaling an application to support load changes.  

Data migration, transformation, and scripting. 

Setup and administration of backups. 

Creating database schemas that represent and support business processes. 

Implementing automated testing platforms and unit tests.



Qualifications

At least 3-4 years of relevant experience in this field. 

B.tech/ B.E./M. Eng or MSc. (Computer Science, Electronics) or equivalent degree  

Experience of building a product from scratch including designing a scalable architecture for the product especially database architecture to writing hands on code. 

Seeding and growing a team of developers across functions. 

Enthusiasm for new products and platforms. 

Ability to work with the product, design teams to collaboratively define and develop/get developed the product releases.  

Passion for developing people centric products. 

Ability to take brave decisions exploring uncharted technology barriers. 

Proof of work on experimental technologies. 


Salary

Based on experience.


Location

C-2630, Sushant Lok -1, Gurgaon, 122009

(10 minutes from HUDA City Center Metro Station)


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