Associate Director Research and Evaluation

savannahr.com

10-15 YrsDelhi/NCR

Full TimeHigher Education

Job Description

Evaluation:
● Develop and document log frames for each intervention, including:
JEE/NEET Test Prep (4 log frames: Online and Physical)
● Girls STEM Leaders (9-10)
● Career Guidance (9-10)
● Oversee program evaluation processes, focusing on:
● Assessment quality
● Overall program impact evaluation
● Preparation and dissemination of impact evaluation reports

Asynchronous Learning Research & Implementation:
● Design and implement continuous research for the Asynchronous Learning Capgemini project,
running pilots for students attending tests but not classes (Delhi).
● Support field research on asynchronous learning in Haryana by creating a design document and
whitepaper on findings, ensuring presentation at state and national forums. Focus on:
● Adoption across all academic levels
● Characteristics of regular students
● Program impact
● Lead the Haryana SCERT program, focusing on:
● Revising program strategy
● Team skill development (data-based decision making, objective-focused work)
● Clarifying roles, team motivation, and meeting structures
● Operations management
● Government liaisoning

GLP Research:
● Conduct primary research by analyzing AF data to articulate open questions and frame the
problem. Incorporate learnings from the Alumni Survey.
● Implement a sandbox approach, running 15-day sprints to improve the Girls Leadership
Program (GLP).
● Collaborate with a team of GLP program improvement, synthesizing learnings, managing donor
relationships, and supporting program operations.

Alumni Research:
● Conduct research on alumni economic outcomes and key success factors, including:
● Alumni Survey (focus on girls’ questions for graduating children)
● Developing a Theory of Change for new programs
● Student survey on job placement outcomes (salary and factors influencing placement)
● Prepare a whitepaper with clear findings, completing the Alumni Survey for the batch placing
into jobs, and conduct qualitative research on success factors.

Product Strategy & Innovation:
● Support the development of the Product Management strategy for the organization, linking log
frames to product metrics and new feature development.
● Build capacity of Product Managers in their roles:
● Tech Team: Timeline creation, log frame linkage for new feature development and
strategy, design thinking framework for external dashboards
● Product Team: Report writing, stakeholder management, alignment with expectations
● Support product development for career guidance and parent counseling with the operations
team.
Research & Innovation:
● Write a whitepaper on Neev SCERT..
● Foster external collaborations with researchers and organizations.
● Lead proposal writing and donor management for various funding agencies
Education and Experience:
● Bachelor’s degree in Education, Business, Technology, or a related field (Master’s degree
preferred).
● Minimum of 10-15 years of experience in product management, preferably within the education
sector.
● Proven track record of leading successful product development projects from concept to launch.
Skills and Competencies:
● Strong strategic thinking and problem-solving skills.
● Excellent project management and organizational abilities.
● Deep understanding of education systems, challenges, and innovations.
● Proficiency in using product management tools and methodologies.
● Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to engage and inspire
diverse stakeholders.
● Passion for education and commitment to social impact.
Preferred Qualifications:
● Experience working in non-profit or mission-driven organizations.
● Familiarity with educational technology and digital learning platforms.
● Knowledge of fundraising and grant management processes.

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