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    JOB DESCRIPTION The Sr. Qualitative Researcher will closely work on research projects, developing study designs and survey instruments, conducting fieldwork, and writing reports. We are looking for someone who has experience in conducting interviews and focus group discussions and is willing to travel across the country for fieldwork.  
    Preparing research proposals (working on the method and sampling, both quantitative and qualitative for monitoring and evaluation, impact assessment studies).  
    Secondary research for projects and proposals. 
    Literature review, design, and pilot survey instruments and tools. Review of survey tools received from client and translation of the same. 
    Assist the research team in developing training material for the field team. 
    Developing budgets for research projects.  
    Field mapping, planning, training, and execution.  
    Traveling to the field to conduct training, fieldwork monitoring, interviews, focus group discussions,  etc. as required.  
    Collaborate and contribute to the company's new research projects/ ideas.  
    Qualitative data analysis and report writing.  
    Attending conferences, and talks, writing blogs, and papers.  
    Liaising with the Company’s current and potential clients. 
    Provide logistical support to the team as and when required. 
    A Postgraduate/ M.Phil. Degree from a relevant discipline.  
    At least 4 years of professional/research work experience in relevant fields.  
    Prior fieldwork experience is necessary. 
    Familiarity with one or more Indian languages. 
    Experience with qualitative research including ethnographic methods, PRA techniques, reflexive analysis, report writing, and other relevant methodologies.  
    Strong written and oral communication skills.  
    Professional experience in M&E in project-based settings. 
    Some familiarity with quantitative research and mixed-method study design.  
    Knowledge of the development sector in India.  
    Strong management skills.  
    Ability to multi-task and take responsibility for the timely completion of activities.  
    Innovative and receptive to working on new ideas and proposals.  
    Strong Microsoft skills (Word and Excel).  
    Experience working with national/international NGOs, UN bodies, governments, and start-ups will be valued. 

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  • Quantitative Researcher


    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.


    Data checks and analysis Management and monitoring of datasets on a regular basis. Oversee daily data collection activities and ensure adherence to data quality protocols.

    ● Data cleaning.

    ● Quantitative analysis and visualization using STATA/R.

    ● Assist in writing reports.


    ● Secondary research and sampling for proposals.

    ● Planning and budgeting for field surveys.

    ● Prepare budget for the new contracts.

    Fieldwork planning and execution

    ● Developing, coding, and deploying survey tools using CAPI programs like Survey CTO.

    ● Review of survey tools received from clients and translation of the same.

    ● Assist the research team in developing training material for the field team.

    -Travel to the field for the purpose of training and monitoring fieldwork (on hold during covid19).

    -Training field team on the usage of CAPI on tablets (virtual during covid19).

    ● Coordination with the field team to ensure quality data checks.



    ● Strong knowledge of quantitative methods of data collection and the ability to analyze data.

    ● Experience in working with STATA is mandatory.

    - Familiarity with other Quantitative software packages will be good (e.g. STATA/SPSS/Python/ R).

    ● Master's Degree in Economics or a related field.

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

    ● Excellent verbal and written communication skills.


    ● 2+ years of experience in quantitative studies.

    ● Experience in the development sector.

    ● Candidates having prior fieldwork experience will be given preference.

    ● Professional experience in M&E in project-based settings.

    ● Experience in working with National/ International NGOs/ UN Bodies/Government/start-ups will be valued.

    ● Demonstrated experience in using digital data collection platforms and in cleaning datasets.

  • Senior/Associate Project Manager


    The Project Manager will plan, design, conduct and manage research projects and ensure high-quality deliverables. We are looking for someone from an A grade institution such as Delhi School of Economics, Gokhle, IIFT, XLRI, ISB, ISI,  IIT (B.Tech/ M.Tech) or reputable institures abroad experience with the Big 4.


    • Proposal writing

    • manage research projects, which involve the use of quantitative and/or qualitative methods

    • Planning, budgeting and allocating resources for an entire project

    • Designing questionnaires and interview guides

    • Analysing evaluating and interpreting data, while making sure that key issues are identified

    • Mentoring and guiding researchers in research projects and ensure timely delivery and quality of all deliverables

    • Handling/leading client meetings, presentations

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

    • Managing and monitoring of datasets on a regular basis

    • Assist in writing reports.


    • Economics/ Statistics or a degree from TISS, XLRI, DSE, IIFT or IIT/IIM respectively and preferably from a consulting organisation like BCG, Bain & CO., Deloitte, KPMG, Sattva, Sambodhi.

    • Research experience working in organizations such as 3tier, JPAL, Tata Trusts, Bridgespan Fund, or research experience at IIT/IIM/ISB/TISS will be given additional weightage. 

    • Expertise in both quantitative and qualitative research

    • Strong written and oral communication skills

    • Strong Microsoft Excel, and presentation skills

    • Demonstrate knowledge of the development sector in India

    • Have and help build a network to loop in experts, advisors, other consultants

    • Strong management skills, ability to multi task and take responsibility for the timely completion of projects

    • Innovative and receptive to working on new ideas and proposals 

    Note: This is a senior level position requiring an experienced candidate in the development sector. Fresh graduates and candidates with 5-10 years of exposure will not be suitable.

  • Sr. Partnerships and Communications Associate


    This is a full-time on-site role as Partnerships Associate at Outline India in Gurugram. 

    The objective of the role entails creating and managing collaborations. In this role you will be responsible for external communication and outreach initiatives along with helping build potential partnerships. Delivering an organizational pitch to stakeholders, sector leaders and representing Outline India at conferences and meetings are some of the core responsibilities. 


    • Creating and delivering a pitch to other stakeholders for a potential partnership. 

    • Working closely with the founder and senior leadership towards strategic planning 

    • Inter-department communication/collaboration with the research team to achieve project goals 

    • Managing communications department for outreach initiatives like the NL, social media content, website work etc

    • Extending support to teams toward proposal submissions 


    • Essential: 

      • Relevant graduate degree preferably Mass Communication,  Journalism, Social Media Marketing, Business Development 

      • Proficiency in English; Excellent written and verbal communication skills. 

      • 3+ years of experience pitching to partners/ clients, maintaining and nurturing partner relationships. 

    • Desired: 

      • Basic knowledge of the Indian development sector. 

      • Strong organizational, planning, and time management skills. 

      • Proficiency in Microsoft Word and PowerPoint, design skills in Canva or similar  applications is a bonus

  • Social Media Content Creator


    Looking for a Social Media Content Creator. The candidate will be responsible for creating high-quality video content that aligns with our brand values and resonates with our target audience. They will work closely with the marketing and creative teams to develop video concepts and bring them to life through filming and editing. 


    • Proven experience as a video content creator or similar role  

    • Strong knowledge of video production techniques and equipment  

    • Proficiency in video editing software such as Adobe Premiere Pro, Final Cut Pro, or DaVinci Resolve  

    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills  Ability to work collaboratively with cross-functional teams  

    • Video Duration will be 3-4 minutes, for more information one can check our YouTube channel  

    The video content creator should have their own equipment  You are required to come to the office 5 times a month Social Media Content Creator works closely with communications and marketing teams to develop, plan the shoot, edit, and distribute video via YouTube, Facebook, Twitter, Snapchat, mobile applications, and/or internal or external audiences. They also work in post-production and ensure videos meet brand standards/guidelines before “launch” or being published. 

    Qualifications: 1-2 years of experience. Freshers are welcome.