Current Openings

Current Openings

Position Title: Senior Research Associate (1 position)

Location: New Delhi with travel to project locations

Duration of Position: One year initially (extendable based on the performance of the incumbent)

The Organization:

Development Solutions is a research, evaluation, and strategy consulting firm committed to social impact. Our clients include philanthropies, international NGOs, Government departments, UN agencies, and companies.  The organization is based in New Delhi.   You can read more about us here: www.devsolutions.org

Job Responsibilities

Work with project leadership/management to steer research projects or critical workstreams within these. Indicative responsibilities include:

  • Managing mixed-method research projects end-to-end from project planning to report writing. Key stages include evaluation design, developing questionnaires, scripting and coding survey tools,  conducting secondary research, conducting sampling, overseeing data collection, steering analysis and report writing
  • Interfacing with clients, partners and support team members where required
  • Overseeing day-today implementation of research projects, including coordination with field team members
  • Supporting business development efforts and other organization development initiatives where required  

Education qualification and skills. 

  • Post-graduate degree in a relevant discipline from a recognized institution. A degree in statistics/ economics/ econometrics/ demography/ survey methodologies would be desired. 
  • 2-4 years of experience in research, consulting, or evaluation
  • Understanding of statistics and statistical packages such as STATA/ R is preferred
  • Experience in the social impact space is preferred
  • Proficiency in English, spoken and written 

Desirable attributes

  1. Ownership and entrepreneurial spirit
  2. Receptiveness to feedback and hunger to learn
  3. Team player
  4. Excellent planning, organization, time management and relationship management skills

Remuneration: Based on skills, experience, qualifications, and fit. 

Interested candidates may send their CV to hr@devsolutions.org Please mention “Senior Research Associate” in the subject. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for the interview

Please submit the writing sample of any publication, blog, article, or report that you have written by yourself, or have taken the lead in writing. 

Last Date of Receipt of Applications: 7th February 2023


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Position Title: Research Associate (2 positions)

Location: New Delhi with travel to project locations

Duration of Position: One year initially (extendable based on the performance of the incumbent) 

The Organization:

Development Solutions is a research, evaluation and strategy consulting firm committed to social impact. Our clients include philanthropies, international NGOs, Government departments, UN agencies, and companies.  The organization is based in New Delhi.   You can read more about us here: www.devsolutions.org

Job Responsibilities

Work with project leadership/management to steer research projects or critical workstreams within these. Indicative responsibilities include:

  • Contributing to mixed-method research projects end-to-end from project planning to report writing. Key stages include evaluation design, developing questionnaires, scripting and coding survey tools,  conducting secondary research, conducting sampling, overseeing data collection, steering analysis and report writing
  • Interfacing with partners, clients, and supporting team members where required
  • Supporting business development efforts and other organization development initiatives where required  

Education qualification and skills. 

  • Post-graduate degree in a relevant discipline from a recognized institution. A degree in statistics/ economics/ econometrics/ demography/ survey methodologies would be desired. 
  • 1-2 years of experience in research, consulting or evaluation
  • Understanding of statistics and statistics packages such as STATA/ R is preferred
  • Experience in the social impact space is preferred
  • Proficiency in English, spoken and written 

Desirable attributes

  1. Ownership and entrepreneurial spirit
  2. Receptiveness to feedback and hunger to learn
  3. Team player
  4. Excellent planning, organization, time management and relationship management skills

Remuneration: Based on skills, experience, qualifications, and fit. 

Interested candidates may send their CV to hr@devsolutions.org Please mention “Research Associate” in the subject. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for the interview

Please submit the writing sample of any publication, blog, article, or report that you have written by yourself, or have taken the lead in writing. 

Last Date of Receipt of Applications: 7th February 2023


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Internship Opportunities

Location: New Delhi

Duration of Position: 2 months initially (extendable based on the performance of the incumbent)

Organization:

Development Solutions is a research, evaluation and strategy consulting firm committed to social impact. Our clients include philanthropies, international NGOs, Government departments, UN agencies, and companies. The organization is based in New Delhi. You can read more about us here: www.devsolutions.org.

Role:

As we look to expand our offerings, clientele, and impact, we seek to onboard a young, energetic Communications Intern. We will look to the intern to help us tell our story and communicate impact effectively. The intern will work closely with the communications manager at DS.

Responsibilities:

  • Create and edit content for our website, social media channels, blogs, and mailers
  • Co-design and implement our communications strategy across platforms, in line with the

organization’s strategy and values

  • Work with project teams to develop stories, case studies, project briefs, and other collateral
  • Conduct research and build out ideas for new avenues of communication
  • Assist in developing materials and presentations for external meetings / conferences / webinars
  • Undertake related tasks, as required for the organization

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 0-2 years of experience in social media/journalism / media relations and/or public relations

Essential Skills and Attributes

  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills in English
  • Familiarity with and interest in social media platforms and social media tools
  • Attention to detail and willingness to work with timelines
  • Entrepreneurial attitude with the ability to execute independently with minimal supervision
  • Familiarity with the development/ social research/ social impact sector is desirable
  • Basic designing & Video Making Skills: Working knowledge of design platforms such as Canva, InDesign, Photoshop is essential. The candidate will be required to support project teams with creative visualizations/ infographics for reports & policy briefs. 

 Remuneration: Monthly stipend will be 15k. 

Interested candidates are requested to share a detailed CV on hr@devsolutions.org along with an outline for a 1-page Development Solutions Newsletter. Please mention “Communications Intern” in the subject. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for the interview.

Last Date of Receipt of Applications: 7th February 2023


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Position Title Data Intern

Location New Delhi 

Duration of Position : 1-2 months

 
The Organization:

Development Solutions is a research, evaluation and strategy consulting firm committed to social
impact.  Our  clients  include philanthropies,  international  NGOs,  Government  departments,  UN
agencies, and companies.  The organization is based in New Delhi. You can read more about us
here: www.devsolutions.org 

  
Job Responsibilities 

  • Undertake desk research and review of literature
  • Undertake and support data management, manipulation, analysis and interpretation of secondary data sources, including but not limited to Census, NFHS, NSSO, IHDS, HMIS etc. 
  • Support the project team in data cleaning, management, and analysis of primary data 
  • Any other task that may be assigned by the organization

Education qualification and skills

  • Currently pursuing a master’s degree in Economics/Public Policy/Statistics/any other Social Sciences
  • Working knowledge of STATA/R
  • Proficiency in English, spoken and written
  • Ability to analyze primary and secondary data

Remuneration: This will be a paid internship position with a monthly stipend of Rs.15,000

For the period of the internship, you would use your own laptop.


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We are always looking for like-minded individuals to work with us!
Write to us with your CV at hr@devsolutions.org & we will come back to you if anything relevant comes up!

Prefer a shorter engagement?
We are looking to onboard interns to support us with our ongoing projects, communications, MEL teams.
Again, share your CV at hr@devsolutions.org along with a note detailing your experience & areas of interest

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