Data Analyst, Economic Inclusion Program: Gujarat

The/Nudge Foundation

The/Nudge Foundation

IT, Data Science
Gandhinagar, Gujarat, India
Posted on Thursday, June 13, 2024

Place of Posting- Ahmedabad, Gujarat

Engagement Type- Contractual

About The/Nudge:

The/Nudge is an action institute working towards a poverty-free India within our lifetime. We partner with governments, markets, and civil society to build resilient livelihoods for all. We are a collective of some of India’s best leaders and entrepreneurs from across the industry, academia, government, and development sectors, and our work is organized across three impact streams:

  • Centre for Skill Development & Entrepreneurship (CSDE): exists to enable underprivileged youth to lead flourishing lives

  • Centre for Rural Development (CRD): exists to enable families to come out of poverty

  • Centre for Social Innovation (CSI): exists to nudge top talent to solve India’s biggest challenges

What are we solving for?

We are solving for households in poverty who are also financially and socially vulnerable through a targeted, multi-faceted, and sequenced model called the graduation approach, which has demonstrated that we can durably pull households out of poverty.

At The/Nudge Institute, we have been piloting this program for the past 3 years and are in the process of catalyzing the propagation of the same. Our purpose is to contribute to ending poverty in India.:

  • continue to implement on its own to iterate the design for impact at scale

  • enable more NGOs to adopt technical and capacity-building support

  • enable govt to adopt by providing research, design, and implementation support

  • continue to generate data on poverty and evidence on graduation approach to nudge governments to adopt at-scale

  • build technology solutions for NGOs and governments to adopt and implement at scale & with quality.

Position Overview:

The/Nudge is working with the Gujarat Livelihood Promotion Company Limited (GLPC), Government of Gujarat, to help increase adoption of the graduation approach by targeting Antyodaya Anna Yojana card holder women in identified Aspirational Blocks in the state. As part of this effort, a State Project Management Unit (SPMU) is being set up at Ahmedabad, Gujarat, to help the GLPC to design and implement the special program. This position is for the SPMU Data and Tech Lead at Ahmedabad, and will report to the Program Lead.

At The/Nudge Institute, you will :

  • single point of accountability for tech products to enable implementation and monitoring of the program in collaboration with the SRLM

  • build and execute end-to-end tech product roadmap for the program

  • facilitate MIS build-out for SRLMs as per their requirements

  • build partnerships with internal and external stakeholders to build the products

  • analyze data and present reports of the product to internal and external stakeholders

  • design SoPs for tech roll-out in collaboration with the government

  • conduct market research to identify solutions and gaps in the current solution, and proactively iterate designs and product roadmaps

  • be enthusiastic about traveling to remote rural areas, meeting with stakeholders, and gathering insights firsthand

  • identify opportunities to build tech-first solutions as well as tech solutions that are enablers of rural development programs

  • support operations in adoption, take feedback, and iterate products to improve the performance of the overall program

The ideal candidate for the role has:

  • Fluency in English and Gujarati language

  • Knowledge of the local language is desirable

  • immense interest and knowledge in technology & applying its potential to create impact at scale

  • demonstrated a growth mindset - learning/improving constantly

  • demonstrated success in starting and leading initiatives, working under uncertainty & able to articulating a vision, and securing buy-in from stakeholders

  • excellent interpersonal skills and communication skills.

  • strong analytical and critical thinking skills

  • the ability to collaborate with diverse stakeholder groups in a fast-paced environment

  • 3-5 years of experience, preferably in tech/MIS development, and is a Postgraduate / Graduate

  • experience in working with government stakeholders

  • an openness to travel extensively and live in designated districts/blocks/panchayats as per the needs of the program’s goals

  • a passion for serving those in need with humility & sensitivity & setting aside personal bias.

We aspire to be an inclusive and diverse organization and encourage qualified individuals irrespective of their religion, caste, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, ethnicity, age, or any other dimension of identity, to apply.

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