IDinsight Associate Director Jobs 2021 – Zambia Jobs

IDinsight Associate Director Jobs 2021 – Zambia Jobs. IDinsight Zambia programme looking for “Associate Director“. Applicants with a An advanced degree (Master’s or Doctoral) may apply on or before 22 June 2021.

IDinsight is a global advisory, data analytics, and research organization that helps development leaders maximize their social impact. We tailor a wide range of data and evidence tools, including randomized evaluations and machine learning, to help decision-makers design effective programs and rigorously test what works to support communities. We work with governments, multilaterals, foundations, and innovative non-profit organizations in Asia and Africa. We work across a wide range of sectors, including agriculture, education, health, governance, sanitation, and financial inclusion. We have offices in Dakar, Johannesburg, Lusaka, Manila, Nairobi, New Delhi, and San Francisco.

IDinsight Associate Director Jobs 2021

The IDinsight has published a job vacancy announcement on 07 June 2021 for qualified Zambia’s to fill in the vacant post of Associate Director to be based in Lusaka, Zambia.

Recruiter IDinsight
Position Associate Director
Location Lusaka, Zambia
Country Zambia
Total Vacant Post 01
Qualification An advanced degree (Masters or Doctoral)
Experience Required Minimum 10 Years
Application Deadline 22 June 2021

IDinsight Job Vacancy 2021

Job Purpose: The Southern Africa Associate Director (AD) will be supported by other Directors in the Region and IDinsight’s CEO, and will assume critical responsibility for driving large pieces of IDinsight’s work and strategy in the Southern Africa Region. The AD will be supported by high quality research teams, an excellent operations team that ensures a well-functioning organization, and a communications team to help amplify the Director’s voice in policy circles. They will be also provided with bi-annual performance reviews (including feedback from peers and direct reports) to help them continuously grow and learn as professionals.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop and lead high-impact opportunities: Building on their experience, expertise, and networks, the Southern Africa Associate Director will help conceptualize, secure, fundraise, and execute impactful initiatives that use data and evidence to drive change. All initiatives should be in line with IDinsight’s mission and strategy but can take various forms, ranging from direct client-service engagements to amplify our partners’ impact, to contributing to public knowledge products aimed at infusing data and evidence into important social sector debates.
  • Lead, mentor and guide project teams: Project leadership involves liaising with senior clients regularly, ensuring the highest standards of research quality and ethics, overseeing and mentoring teams (usually 3-5 Managers, with 10-15 members in total), ensuring a safe and enabling atmosphere for colleagues, and keeping within project budgets. Most importantly, Directors are expected to set and drive their projects toward achieving social impact.
  • Be a thought leader, a trusted advisor, and an advocate for data-driven reforms: In addition to leading projects, Directors will be expected to apply their considerable experience, expertise, and skills to shape evidence-informed action within one or multiple sectors, regions, or specializations. This includes writing in leading newspapers and journals, speaking at important conferences, harnessing relationships and networks within the impact community to develop trusted advisory positions with senior leaders, and participating in consultative councils within governments, foundations, and/or non-profits..


  • Deep passion for development and social impact, and strong alignment with IDinsight’s vision and mission;
  • Record of building strong stakeholder and client relationships, especially with governments, Foundations, and non-profits in the Southern Africa Region
  • Record of impactful thought leadership and advocacy around important social and/or technical issues;
  • Fluency in the role of data and evidence tools – such as impact evaluations, representative surveys, monitoring systems, and/or machine learning – to create insights and impact;
  • Ability to be an inspiring leader in a dynamic, multicultural, and values-based environment;
  • Attitude to thrive in an entrepreneurial setting, and able to adapt to dynamic growth and change;
  • Eagerness to be a lifelong learner with keen intellectual curiosity and sense of humor;
  • Willingness to travel as needed and to work with remote colleagues;
  • 10+ years’ experience using data and evidence to improve social impact, ideally in Southern Africa
  • An advanced degree (Master’s or Doctoral), preferably in public policy, economics, public administration, business, or public health.
  • Excitement to work across multiple development sectors

Other Details

  • Contract Type: Full Time
  • Selection Process: Interview
  • Salary: negotiable
  • Application Process: Online

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