Manager/Senior Manager - KenyaIDinsight
IDinsight helps leaders combat poverty worldwide by designing, deploying, and promoting evidence-generating tools. They tailor the best methodologies to partner needs and constraints to fuse evidence with action. They serve governments, NGOs, foundations, and social businesses across Africa and Asia in all major program areas including health, education, agriculture, livelihoods, finance, energy, and governance.
Their approach rests on four pillars:
Their diverse, growing team of over 150 outstanding colleagues operates in nearly two dozen countries around the world. Learn more at www.IDinsight.org
About the Manager and Senior Manager Position
Managers and Senior Managers are dynamic, diverse leaders who are passionate about making a difference, possess exceptional analytical skills and thrive in an entrepreneurial, developing country setting. IDinsight invests heavily in their employees’ professional development and expects them to think critically and creatively about how to maximize their clients’ social impact.
Managers and Senior Managers oversee all aspects of client engagements (with support from an IDinsight Director/Partner) in order to produce high-quality outputs, but more importantly, to drive each client to achieve its social impact goals. Towards this end, Managers are expected to develop a diverse skill set, including establishing trusted advisor relationships with clients, mentoring high-performing early professionals (Associates), developing expertise in a broad range of econometric, data, and field experiment tools, and overseeing all project and/or office-related safety & security risk management for their team members. Other responsibilities include:
Although this position will be based in a specific IDinsight office, you will be expected to spend time in rural areas and potentially other countries in the region in addition to the IDinsight office. As project needs arise, flexibility in relocating to other countries for shorter assignments is expected. Longer-term transfers may also be required, due to the international nature of IDinsight’s client services.
Location: Nairobi, Kenya.
Skill and career development for Managers is essential for IDinsight’s long-term impact. With support from IDinsight leadership, Managers maintain self-directed professional development plans and are given "stretch" opportunities designed to strengthen their professional skills.
Real-time feedback and structured reviews are regularly provided to maximize each Manager's expertise. IDinsight’s entrepreneurial culture allows roles and career progression to be tailored to individual strengths, interests, and goals. They tailor gold-standard methodologies to practitioner needs and enable continuous improvement by using the right tools at the right time. They serve governments, foundations, NGOs, and socially impactful businesses across many sectors including health, education, agriculture, governance, financial inclusion, energy, and sanitation.
IDinsight is a pioneer in using rigorous data to drive development decisions, with recognition from Forbes, Foreign Policy Magazine, PopTech, and Echoing Green, among others. Manager positions are considered "Partner-track" and career growth is expected for high performers.
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Nuts and Bolts
IDinsight is currently building an application pool with candidate profiles for potential future hires. Once they confirm that they are ready to hire, they will proceed with formal hiring processes. Candidates may be interviewed before official openings are available in order for IDinsight to meet qualified candidates in preparation for future openings.
Compensation will be commensurate with relevant experience and background, and competitive within the social sector. Start dates will be flexible depending on location.
They require a minimum one-year commitment, with regular professional development conversations and potential for a long-term career at IDinsight.
NB: Manager/Senior Manager title will depend on qualifications and past work experience.
IDinsight helps leaders combat poverty worldwide by designing, deploying and promoting evidence-generating tools. It tailors the best methodologies to partner needs and constraints to fuse evidence with action. IDinsight serves governments, NGOs, foundations and social businesses across Africa and Asia in all major program areas including health, education, agriculture, livelihoods, finance, energy and governance.
IDinsight's diverse, growing team of over 150 outstanding colleagues operate in nearly two dozen countries around the world.
Learn more about the organization's impact at www.IDinsight.org.