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Jack of all trades

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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.

Friend-leagues

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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. Outline India focuses on catalyzing the work of academics, think tanks, corporate social responsibility arms, not for profits, funders and the Indian Government. In the last six years, we have worked on over 100 evaluations in 26 states and union territories, over 8000+ villages, representing 4.5 million stakeholders from diverse backgrounds, settings, and sectors, with the aim to include their needs, opinions, and views to draft and inform the work of our partners and policymakers in a better way. We have recently commenced operations in Nepal.Outline India has recently launched a tech platform and application - Track your Metrics (TYM) that hopes to automate social assessments. TYM has a massive and evolving survey bank, with surveys linked to indicators. 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

Data Checks, analysis and reporting  


  • Strong understanding of regressions, clustering techniques and statistical tests to analyse data 

  • Management and monitoring of datasets on a regular basis

    • Identify issues in data on an ongoing basis- at enumerator level, location and by type of question; accordingly supervise and provide instructions for enumerators collecting and tabulating data

    • Oversee daily data collection activities and ensure adherence to data quality protocols

  • Data cleaning which includes building codebooks, doing consistency checks, and adjusting and weighting of data for comparative analysis. 

  • Identify relationships and trends in data, as well as any factors that could affect the results of research

  • Lead report writing 

    • Report results of statistical analyses, including information in the form of graphs, charts, and tables

 

Proposal Writing

  • Design research projects that apply valid scientific techniques and utilize information obtained from baselines or historical data in order to structure uncompromised and efficient analyses

  • Write research methodologies for bids, together with figuring out the right sampling techniques

  • Review secondary data sources for sampling 


Fieldwork Planning and Execution

  • Developing, coding and deploying of survey tools using CAPI programs such as Survey CTO

  • Review of survey tools received from client

  • Assist the research team in developing training material for the field team

    • Travel to field for the purpose of training and monitoring fieldwork 

    • Training field team on the usage of CAPI on tablets 

  • Coordination with the field team to ensure quality data checks


Qualifications

Essential


  • Master's Degree in Statistics, Mathematics, Economics or a related field

    • If you have good quantitative skills without these degrees, we would like to hear from you

  • Strong knowledge of quantitative methods of data collection and the ability to analyse data

  • Proficient in working with any one (or more of) STATA, SPSS, R. Python or other statistical packages is mandatory

  • Understanding of monitoring and evaluation, log frames, RCTs, quasi experimental methods 

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

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Demonstrated experience in using digital data collection platforms and in cleaning datasets


Desired

  • Ph.D. in Statistics, Mathematics, Economics or a related field

  • 2+ years of experience in quantitative research methods

  • Candidates having prior fieldwork experience will be given preference

  • Experience of working with National/ International NGOs/ UN Bodies/Government/start-ups will be valued


Salary

Based on Experience


Location

10 minutes from HUDA City Center Metro Station – Sushant Lok -1, Gurgaon

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