Senior Executive, Monitoring, Evaluation, and Reporting



Delhi, India
Posted on Friday, October 6, 2023
Job Type



Are you a change maker who wants to play a pivotal role in restoring vision for millions of people in low-income settings across India? Would you like to work for an organisation that is a pioneer in social impact practices?

We are seeking a highly motivated, dynamic, and self-driven candidate who would like to have a challenging and meaningful career path in monitoring and evaluation, research, and social sector. Monitoring and evaluation and research are the key focus areas of our organisation and require a proactive and dynamic approach. The candidate should be dedicated and sincere towards her/his work and should always be open to learning new things. The candidate should have in-depth subject matter knowledge, expertise, and experience. Timely and high-quality delivery of goals would be essential and will be a key performance measurement criterion. He/she will primarily be responsible for ensuring the accuracy and integrity of quantitative and qualitative data gathered by the organisation and the organisation’s partners. The Senior Executive, Monitoring, Evaluation, and Reporting (MER), serves as a key member of the Monitoring, Evaluation, and Reporting (MER) team.

About You
  • The Senior Executive, MER, reports to the Lead, MER, India, and works with the program implementation team, donors, program partners, and program beneficiaries to help design, implement, and manage organisation’s programs in India.
  • The Senior Executive supports completeness and timeliness of data flowing in from our Vision Access Programs and provides backstopping support to internal and external requests for data reports. The Senior Executive will contribute towards developing funding proposals, supporting ongoing and new external research projects and conduct learning, monitoring, and evaluation activities to improve programmatic activities.
  • The Senior Executive will be a key member of the organisation’s MER team.
About Us
  • We are creating access to eyeglasses for low-income people. Clear vision creates opportunities for increased learning, work, safety, civic participation, and quality of life.
  • As a social organisation, social change motivates us first. Our focus is on advancing our mission objectives - to increase functioning, productivity, and income earning potential for our low-income people by correcting impaired vision with eyeglasses.
  • We are working to transform the systemic dysfunction which has failed to deliver eyeglasses - a 700-year-old technology - to approximately 55 Crore people in India in need of vision correction.
  • We serve low-income people who are more than beneficiaries for us. Our beneficiaries expect high-quality eye-screenings and eyeglasses.
  • To efficiently scale, we must deliver each new unit with less cost.
  • We run our operations on metrics and social impact measures. We leverage a range of processes and practices to get the work done.
  • We believe in scaling our impact, not our organisation. We are a lean team of doers.
What You’ll Do

Lead on operationalising specific aspects of MER strategy by:
  • Supporting the implementation of impact studies and research collaborations to enhance program quality and build the evidence base around our programs.
  • Work closely with the operations team to ensure regular checks on the effectiveness of our data flow processes and systems and review them as necessary with the MER team.
  • Generating reports, dashboards, and data visualisations for the program teams through Salesforce reports and dashboards, Excel tables, charts, and data visualisations.
  • Designing questionnaires to support the capture of data from our partners and program participants, operationalising those questionnaires through either paper forms or online platforms, and conducting analysis of the data those questionnaires produce.
Strengthen the culture of improvement across the organisation through effective cross-functional collaboration:
  • Work closely with program/operations vertical to support internal teams by building capacity and providing easy to understand insights from their monitoring data and the qualitative studies to inform programmatic decisions, including case studies, data visuals, and other materials.
  • Work closely with Lead, MER, to generate learnings that are easy and clear to communicate and actionable to improve our internal approach and external positioning.
  • Work relentlessly in the data trenches as part of the MER team.
  • Dig deep into our CRM to check, validate, and clean data. This supports MER work towards program review, evaluations, research studies, etc.
  • Actively work to gain mastery of new skills, as required for the MER vertical to produce the highest quality of output.
  • 5-7 years of experience in monitoring and evaluation roles.
  • Advanced Excel is a must (e.g., highly proficient using pivot tables and Power Query). Hands-on experience in using statistical software (e.g., STATA/SPSS/R) would be a plus.
  • Experience of producing reports from a CRM database (preferably Salesforce).
  • Strong understanding of the dimensions of data quality, and experience of making measurable improvements in the data quality of organisations.
  • Experience of taking vague report requests and working with stakeholders to hone tightly defined report requirements.
  • Attention to detail in checking analytical outputs for errors.
  • Expertise in project management through effective project planning, foreseeing challenges, raising them in time and working collaboratively on mitigating them.
  • Strong communication skills in articulating complex numbers in straightforward language to non-technical stakeholders
  • Commitment to role model our values of Equity, Transparency, Constantly Adapt, Learn Continuously and most importantly Help Others Do Well
  • Experience in oversight of rigorous evaluations and research projects, preferably including health programs would be an added advantage.
Compensation And Benefits
  • Salary based on experience and education.
  • Competitive benefits, including health insurance and generous vacation time.
To Apply
  • We want to know more than just what you have done. We want to know who you are. What are the passions and talents that draw you to this role?
  • Please apply, including a thoughtful cover letter and your CV/resume, to: Please ensure there is a short description of each organisation on your CV/resume. Include your last name and “Senior Executive, Monitoring, Evaluation, and Reporting” in the subject line.
  • Please note that only candidates to be interviewed will be contacted.
  • Evaluation of qualified candidates may include an assessment exercise, which may be followed by a competency-based interview.
  • We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.