Full Time

By The Akanksha Foundation

Assistant Manager / Manager - Research & Advocacy
  • Mumbai

  • ₹ 600000 - 800000 p/a

Job description Apply
Assisting internal stakeholders with research (interviews, desk research,
literature review) on organizational priorities to assist in informed decision


Developing and implementing a comprehensive and robust framework that
will enable Akanksha to assess the outcomes and impact of their programs and
make an informed assessment of the effectiveness of different types of


Strengthening and broadening Akanksha’s use of methods of evaluation and
incorporating quantitative and qualitative data into its work


Identifying initiatives within Akanksha that could be valuable research
subjects for external researchers and designing and executing research studies
as appropriate


Collaborating with colleges and institutions to identify opportunities
for the organisation to engage with graduate/postgraduate students interested
in research


Leading efforts with individual or group of researchers to gain research


Identifying, studying and sharing relevant external research as is
appropriate across the organization and driving visibility at State and
National level for advocacy based on research


Developing strategic relationships in the government, private sector,
advocacy organizations and other NGOs to drive the advocacy agenda

Write, commission and contribute
to a range of reports, whitepapers, feature articles based on learnings from
Akanksha’s work.

Build a knowledge base of global
and regional trends in education.
Candidate Description -

2-3 years of research experience in an academic or business setting
(Preference will be given to candidates who have handled social research
projects from beginning to end)

Experience analyzing large data sets using statistical software such as
Stata, SAS, SPSS or R

Excellent verbal and written communication skills with proven ability to
explain complex concepts in a crisp, clear, concise and graphic-rich style,
using appropriate analytics and visualization tools



Strong research and analytical skills and ability to pay attention to

Strong time management skills, a keen sense of urgency and an ability to
accommodate multiple projects simultaneously with tight deadlines

Ability to coordinate with different functional teams and stakeholders

Proficiency in the use of the MS office toolkit 

About Company

Keywords -

research, qualitative research, quantitative research, primary data, secondary data, advocacy

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