The India Office Measurement, Learning and Evaluation (MLE) team generates, synthesizes and mobilizes insights from a rigorous theory-driven program of research and evaluation to inform and improve policies and programs to achieve the foundation’s mission of enabling all individuals to have a healthy and productive life. The team’s portfolio encompasses three inter-related workstreams: evaluation and frontier research; knowledge mobilization; and data and evidence ecosystem strengthening.
Based in New Delhi, the Senior Program Officer (SPO), an experienced researcher and communicator with substantive expertise in an area of the foundation’s focus, will be responsible for making and managing investments spanning the three workstreams. The role also includes defining and developing investments, facilitating the mobilization of evidence for strategic and programmatic decisions, collaborating with and supporting program teams to achieve programmatic and strategic goals, nurturing partnerships, and nurturing and expanding research and evaluation networks. The SPO will also provide technical review and inputs to research and evaluations that are embedded in programmatic initiatives.