Associate Director/Director - West & North AfricaIDinsight
IDinsight is a mission-driven global advisory, data analytics, and research organization that helps global development leaders maximize their social impact. They tailor a wide range of data and evidence tools, including randomized evaluations and machine learning, to help decision-makers design effective programs and rigorously test what works to support communities. They work with governments, multilateral agencies, foundations, and innovative non-profit organizations in Asia and Africa. Their work spans a wide range of sectors, including agriculture, education, health, governance, sanitation, financial inclusion, and other areas.
They amplify social impact by partnering with leaders to develop tailored solutions. Their mission being using data and evidence to help leaders combat poverty worldwide. They have expertise in a variety of rigorous approaches and methodologies, which they tailor to each client depending on their needs and constraints. To achieve a positive social impact, they:
IDinsight’s diverse, growing team of 200+ outstanding colleagues operates in nearly two dozen countries around the world. Learn more about their mission and values by visiting their website.
About the role
The Associate Director/Director will work in collaboration with the Africa Directors and the CEO of IDinsight, and under the supervision of the Regional Director West and North Africa to:
S/he will assume critical responsibility for driving large pieces of IDinsight’s work and strategy in the West and North Africa Region. The Director will be supported by high-quality research teams, an excellent operations team that ensures a well-functioning organization, and a communications team to help amplify the Director’s voice in policy circles. The Director will be provided with significant autonomy to leverage IDinsight as a platform to drive social impact (in consonance with their mission and strategy), while also being held accountable for the clear goals that they will set for themselves in consultation with the West and North Africa Regional Director and other leaders at IDinsight.
The position is based in Dakar (Senegal) with frequent travel throughout the West and North Africa sub-region (25-30%), depending on the projects. Some trips may take place in rural and isolated areas
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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 320 outstanding colleagues operate in nearly two dozen countries around the world.
Learn more about the organization's impact at www.IDinsight.org.