Research and Documentation Officer Jobs in New Delhi, India

Evidence Action- India ProgramPosition OverviewJob Title: Research and Documentation Officer, DelhiEmployment Status: Regular Full TimePosition Location: New DelhiGrade: Level 4Number of positions: 1 (One)Apply by: February 19, 2023About Evidence ActionEvidence Action aims to be a world leader in scaling evidence-based and cost-effective programs to reduce the burden of poverty for hundreds of millions of people in the poorest places. Last year Deworm the World reached 280 million people with deworming medications, partnering with governments to launch, scale, and sustain mass school-based deworming programs, including in India. Meanwhile, Dispensers for Safe Water provided 4M people across rural Africa with clean water, saving thousands of young lives. The approach relies on an innovative and human-centric design to deliver clean water at the source. These serve as just two examples of the work Evidence Action is undertaking.In addition to running these scaled programs, Evidence Action leverages its unique Accelerator to develop the next generation of programs. These programs are rigorously tested to ensure exceptional scale, cost-effectiveness, and clear evidence of impact. In 2019 we launched an ambitious new strategy, intending to double our impact over the next five years, with much of that impact coming from new programs identified and scaled through the Accelerator. Evidence Action has a presence across 7 countries, with major offices in Nairobi, Kenya; Delhi, India; and Washington, D.C. Evidence Action’s programs have been recognized by GiveWell, the Skoll Foundation, the Life You Can Save, Giving What We Can, and covered in the Economist, NPR, and the New York Times.In India, Evidence Action’s technical partner EAII Advisors provides technical assistance to select state government’s ministries of health, education, and women and child development to implement the school and Anganwadi based National Deworming Day program and Iron and Folic Acid (IFA) supplementation program to improve children’s health, education, and long-term development. In the long term EAII Advisors aims to expand to provide technical support to more state governments and on other public health amp; nutrition issues too.The India program invites applications for the position of Research amp; Documentation Officerto be based at Delhi office. The Monitoring, Learning amp; Evaluation (MLE) unit is a cross cutting unit which leads and provides technical support to the program units in developing and implementing monitoring and evaluation activities across the programs.About the Position:Research and Documentation officer will report to the Manager-Mamp;E based at Delhi. The Research and Documentation Officer will provide support to the MLE team for documentation of the MLE and program activities, and will be responsible for conceptualization and collation of all the reports and materials being produced under the NDD program in India. This will include drafting documents including but not limited to reports to government, partners and other stakeholders, process documents, research briefs, concept notes, regular program updates, presentations and other documents as on required. The person will also be responsible to review other secondary documents, existing reports to collate required information for the documentation and support in ongoing MLE activities for DtWI and IFA program under the EAII portfolio. Responsibilities:Provide high quality documentation support.Develop internal notes / minutes from the calls for circulation with various team members and input during monthly review and planning meetings.Contribute to any reports, collaterals due for Donor/ Government stakeholders or internally.Lead on the technical, creative, editorial, and operational aspects for production completion of high -quality reporting and documentation, including factsheets, briefs, concepts note, proceeding, presentation and other as required;Ensure incorporation of feedback from team members in a timely manner to facilitate finalization of documents;Work closely with MLE, Program and Communications team for regular, timely and high-quality documentation;Will liaising closely with the Mamp;E team, program team, and finance section and operations team and state team for effective execution of the surveys and timely inputs on survey tools, objectives and other necessary inputs; Will support in design survey monitoring and supervision tools, support in pre-test in case of new tools, support in review of CAPI/CATI program, monitor the data capture, data management, data cleaning, storage and other activities carried out by the agencies; Will support in monitoring and ensure the quality of the data collection and data management during the implementation phase of Research, Epidemiological prevalence surveys and ensure quality in the analysis and report writing phase. Will support Mamp;E team in analysis of the survey data using SPSS/STATA. Will provide input and support in designing sampling strategies for all the survey activities, in conjunction with Mamp;E and program team; Ensure correct use of reporting guidelines and requirements for all reports and documents as appropriate;Support the State and National Office teams in drafting succinct reports and other documents - such as case studies, blogs existing reports and other in close collaboration with the Communication team;Upholds the values of Evidence Action.Actively contributes to making an equitable workplace through inclusive practice and openness to different perspectives, cultures and ideas.Maintains behaviour and conduct that uphold the highest standards for safeguarding, professionally and personally.

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