(Digital Monitoring & Evaluation). This position is based at ICRISAT- Patancheru, Telangana and reports to Senior Manager – Digital Agriculture (M&E and Tools)
Responsibilities:Support M&E focal points and project manage the digitization of M&E functions
Understand the M&E requirements of various projects and programs, and work very closely with the technology developers to translate the same into specifications for the platforms
Liaise with various project teams to ensure quality data is collected in a timely manner
Identify critical open and large data sources across the globe that relates to agriculture, nutrition and environment Critically analyze and integrate the key data points into the platforms
Use different analytical methods to provide actionable insights from the data collected across the projects Build capacities of the users in using the and mobile-based data collection platforms
Should positively influence the culture of digital M&E system amongst the project teams
Contribute to and support the development of other tools with the DAY team
Carry out research on digitalization process for M&E
Essential criteria: Master’s degree in Agriculture Economics or Data Science or related field with about two-four years of experience.
Master’s degree in Business Administration with background in technology development and agriculture can also apply.
Background knowledge in implementation of agriculture research for development projects and its monitoring and evaluation.
Ability to analyze, summarize and visualize complex data and metrics.
Intermediate to advanced experience in using data analytical tools like R, Tableau, PowerBI and able to handle Excel spreadsheets with ease.
Excellent written and oral communications skills in English.
Desirable:Project and process management.
Practical knowledge of and experience with data capture/entry, particularly with a digital application like ODK.
Understanding of database design and structures will be an asset.
Ability to follow deadlines, accuracy and attention to detail.
Experience in writing project success stories, lessons learned and best practices
Ability to work under tight timelines with multidisciplinary teams
Should be able to travel frequently to project locations within India and Africa
Candidates with working knowledge in French are preferred