Title: Research Manager (India)
Location and work authorization: Bangalore, India, with current and ongoing work authorisation. Remote – India option may be considered, on a case by case basis.
Salary: Commensurate with experience
Posted on: June 16, 2022
Application deadline: July 7, 2022, 5pm IST (applications may be reviewed as they are submitted)
PxD is looking for a driven, creative and independent person to join a high-performing, flexible and non-hierarchical team as Research Manager (India). The successful candidate will support PxD’s rapidly expanding coffee project in South India, and will work in collaboration with state governments, private/social enterprises and researchers.
This position may have opportunities to travel.
Responsibilities (including but not limited to):
We need someone who has the following skills:
Strong writing and oral communication skills in English, with attention to detail and advanced writing and presentation skills; strong technical skills including an understanding of randomized evaluations and behavioral economics; excellent organizational skills, detail-oriented, and ability to work both independently and collaboratively; Self-starter, ability to handle multiple projects/tasks and meet deadlines.
The successful candidate must have a strong interest in and commitment to PxD's mission to leverage technology to improve the lives of the poor at scale, and a willingness to travel to project sites in India.
Qualification and experience in the following domains would also be useful:
To apply, please visit the PxD website and use the online application form to submit a CV, cover letter, and brief responses to the screening questions. The job position may be reviewed on a rolling basis until the application deadline of July 7, 2022, 5pm IST.
PxD is committed to building an inclusive and diverse organization. We don’t make decisions based on gender, gender identity, class, ethnicity, sexual orientation or any other personal characteristics that are unrelated to the role. We understand that everyone has different lifestyles and we accommodate flexible working to make sure you are as productive and happy as you can be.
We will use any personal data you provide for recruitment purposes only.
PxD is a rapidly scaling global non-profit that harnesses the power of technology, data science and behavioral economics to provide targeted information to farmers in low- and middle-income countries. Providing the right information to the right people, in the right way and at the right time, increases incomes, protects the environment and improves well-being. We are evidence-based: we test our interventions with randomized controlled trials to prove our impact and cost effectiveness, to simultaneously learn from and improve our service, and to demonstrate our value to funders and partners. There are few programmes in international development that are as demonstrably cost effective as ours. We currently work in ten countries in Africa, Asia and South America, and are expanding as more governments and organizations look for innovative ways to use new technologies to empower people across the developing world.
PxD’s activities in India are implemented in partnership with Behaviour Change Advisory Services (BCAS) LLP
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