Job title: Data Management Consultant (Business Analyst) | SPMU Assam

Company: The/Nudge Institute

Job description: 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 Centres: Centre for Skill Development & Entrepreneurship (CSDE): enables underprivileged youth to lead flourishing lives Centre for Rural Development (CRD): enables rural families to come out of extreme poverty Centre for Social Innovation (CSI): nudges top talent to solve India’s biggest challenges Who are we solving for in the End Ultra Poverty (EUP) program We are solving for the bottom :5-10% segment of the population in India. This segment typically resides at the periphery of remote villages. Their geographical isolation makes it hard for markets and governments to meaningfully support this segment and hence they are often socially and financially excluded. We work hard in partnership with various stakeholders to serve this economically excluded segment that is largely invisible to the outside world. A typical ultra-poor household (UPHH) in India may have the following indicators : annual household income of less than INR :25,000-35,000 tied to unpredictable wage labor living on less than 2 meals a day ownership of little or no land or productive assets (like livestock, bicycles, etc) no savings (spend 80% of income on food) little or no access to social entitlements Women in ultra-poor households are especially vulnerable; hence we directly engage with them at each household level. Position Overview The/Nudge is working with the Ministry of Rural Development, Government of India, to help increase the adoption of the graduation approach by targeting the poorest of the poor through community institutions in various states of India. As part of this effort, a State Project Management Unit (SPMU) has been set up at Assam to help the National Rural Livelihood Mission (NRLM) design and implement a special project targeting the ultra-poor through graduation approach integrated into the community institutions of NRLM. This position is for the SPMU at Guwahati & will report to the State Lead, SPMU. Key Accountabilities 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 End Ultra-Poverty 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 to 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 Fluent in English/Hindi. 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 4 – 6 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 If you are dedicated and can quickly bridge gaps in domain knowledge/experience / other desirables with your exceptional qualities/skills, please go ahead and apply and we would be happy to consider your CV with an open mind..

Location: Guwahati, Assam

Job date: Mon, 13 Nov 2023 23:28:29 GMT