Employment

Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning Director: ICF

Job Title: Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning (MEL) Director
Employment: Full-Time
Based in: New Delhi, India

Overview

Are you passionate about improving quality of life through accessible public health services? Then consider ICF, we work at the forefront of today’s global health issues, helping clients understand the specific needs of diverse populations and address complex health challenges with behavior and disease surveillance and monitoring, research and surveys, technical assistance, and organizational capacity building support. 

ICF is currently hiring a Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning (MEL) Director for the anticipated five-year, U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID)-funded Health Systems Strengthening and Building Resilience to Future Pandemics and Climate Change Activity in India. The purpose of this five-year project is to ensure India’s health system is prepared to prevent and respond to future challenges it faces such as climate change, emerging infectious disease outbreaks, and epidemiologic transition through comprehensive integrated primary healthcare, strengthening the continuum of care offered from the primary to secondary and tertiary facilities, expanded disease surveillance, maximizing the efficiency of public health financing, and increasing private sector engagement to improve health outcomes. The position is likely to be based in New Delhi, India.  

The MEL Director manages all aspects of the activity monitoring, research, evaluation, learning, and reporting. The Director manages and analyzes information and reports to the Chief of Party (COP) and provides the activity team with feedback on progress toward the achievement of key results as stated in the project annual workplans and project Performance Management Plan (PMP). The MEL Director ensures that the team collects, analyzes, and disseminates accurate data consistently and timely, aggregates project-generated knowledge and lessons learned through routine monitoring and evaluation of the activities. 

Key Responsibilities

  • Develop and refine the overall project PMP and key performance indicators (KPIs) ensuring that all project components have end-of-the-project and annual indicators (inputs, output, outcomes, and impact), established baselines and measurable and achievable targets. 
  • Provide timely qualitative and quantitative information to the project team on the project quarterly and annual progress reports, programmatic updates, success stories, briefs, newsletters, as required. 
  • Provide technical oversight to systematic collection, analysis, synthesis, use, translation, and dissemination of data and learning to inform both internal programmatic decision-making. 
  • Work with the project team and collaborate with Indian counterparts on developing project indicators, including their definitions, measurement, process of data collection, analysis, interpretation, presentation, and reporting. 
  • Keep abreast of India’s health and socio-economic statistical indicators and provide timely updates to the project team to ensure effective planning and adapting the project activities. This includes keeping up with current policies and operational plans to align project metrics.  
  • Collaborate with the project team, USAID, and Indian stakeholders on the identification of key performance indicators, including their definitions, measurement, process of data collection, analysis, interpretation, presentation, and reporting. 
  • Lead the development of tools and resources that support local implementing partners’ efforts to improve the monitoring, evaluation, and learning (MEL) capacities of their programs and local partners. 
  • Provide timely qualitative and quantitative information to the project team on the quarterly and annual progress reports, programmatic updates, success stories, briefs, and newsletters, as required. 
  • Ensure documentation and dissemination of findings, impact, innovations, and lessons learned. 
  • Establish and oversee the project database, including data verification, entry, and cleaning. 
  • Identify and advise the project team on the implementation of innovative solutions to data collection and monitoring. 
  • Ensure compliance with the project’s MEL requirements and reporting. 
  • Liaise with project’s technical team and country programs to establish appropriate targets for annual work plans. 
  • Lead a team of MEL experts in the ongoing development of the project’s overall monitoring and evaluation (M&E) system, including indicator selection and adaptation, data collection, data analysis, and reporting. 
  • Lead the development of the project’s learning agenda and related implementation activities. 

Required Experience/Qualifications

  • Master’s degree or equivalent in international development, monitoring and evaluation, public health, or a related field. 
  • At least 10 years of experience with USAID or other global health projects leading performance monitoring, evaluation, learning and/or data use for decision-making. 
  • 10 + years of experience implementing all technical, fiscal, and administrative components of complex MEL programs, preferably HSS or infectious disease programs, of similar scope and scale to this project. 
  • 10 + years of experience with qualitative and quantitative MEL data collection and analysis methods. Work closely with government counterparts and other local stakeholders to strengthen capacity in data collection, reporting, and use of data for decision making. 

 Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s degree or equivalent in international development, monitoring and evaluation, public health, or a related field. 
  • Demonstrated experience focusing on results and impact in health system strengthening with strong strategic vision and an understanding of systems approaches to programming and monitoring, evaluation, and learning. 
  • Demonstrated experience in fostering a culture of continuous improvement and adaptive management. 
  • Demonstrated experience designing and implementing monitoring and evaluation frameworks as well as measuring program results, including those related to the concepts of health coverage, quality, social and behavior change, self-reliance, gender, and youth. 
  • Demonstrated experience building monitoring, evaluation and learning capacities of country-level staff, including government, civil society, and private sector. 
  • Experience using one or more statistical software packages, including at least one of the following: SPSS, Epi-Info, Stata, MS Excel 
  • Fluency in English is required.  
  • Experience with either Global Health Security Agenda programs or infectious disease programs. 

Regional Director, Stanford Seed South Asia

Job Summary

Job IDSouth Asia – Regional Director 2023
CompanyStanford Seed
LocationChennai, India
PositionRegional Director
TypeFull Time

Stanford Seed South Asia seeks qualified candidates for the position of Regional Director.  This position is based in Chennai, India. 

The Stanford Institute for Innovation in Developing Economies (Stanford Seed) is a Stanford Graduate School of Business-led initiative that collaborates with entrepreneurs in emerging markets to build thriving businesses that transform lives. Stanford Seed currently operates in Africa and South Asia.

Stanford Seed provides training, mentorship and networking to the entrepreneurs in emerging markets via its various programs – Seed Spark, the Seed Transformation Program (STP), Seed Transformation Network.  These programs engage innovative and growth-oriented leaders and teams of small and medium-sized enterprises, who are committed to growing their businesses. During the programs, leaders are exposed to core business skills taught by Stanford University faculty and local experts, and then have access to local and regional peer networks, as well as other resources (e.g. coaching) upon completion of the program.  The Regional Director will be responsible for ensuring that all programs are delivered in a manner aligned with Seed’s mission, values and strategic priorities.

The Regional Director in Chennai, India is in charge of managing the execution of programs and all operations at the Seed South Asia Center.  This position will manage local support staff, strategic partnerships, and ensure the highest level of excellence and client satisfaction. The position reports to Seed’s Global Director.

The successful candidate will have responsibility to:

  • Manage and oversee execution of all aspects of Seed’s Transformation Program (STP) and Seed Transformation Network-related activities based in Chennai, India, and the South Asia region
  • Lead and manage employees based in Chennai, India, and other locations in India
  • Build and maintain relationships with local/regional stakeholders and program participants
  • Analyze data on program participants’ performance to inform continuous improvements to program design and operations
  • Play a lead role in the recruitment, identification, and evaluation of participants for STP, Spark and other programs
  • Manage Seed volunteer business coaches based in India and working throughout the South Asian region
  • Manage and oversee execution of Stanford student intern program in the region
  • Represent Stanford Seed South Asia at local and regional events
  • Serve as local host to Stanford and international visitors
  • Collaborate with peers based in other global regions

Qualifications

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university required
  • Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree highly preferred
  • 10 or more years of senior level business experience in operations or related field highly preferred
  • Experience working with teams located across various countries and regions

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • An advanced level of fluent English skills both oral and written
  • Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills; The ability to work both independently and collaboratively as a team member in a small office
  • Advanced knowledge of South Asian culture, history and business etiquette
  • Exceptional project management skills and the ability to manage numerous and complex, multifaceted programs stretching across borders
  • Ability to interact with coaches, interns, entrepreneurs, and to exercise sound judgment, tact, and discretion.
  • Effective problem solving and decision-making skills with ability to identify problems, develop solutions, and take responsibility for implementation and collaborate with the Seed home office staff
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with diverse constituencies and effectively develops relationships that enhance overall goals.
  • Ability to contribute to a cooperative and supportive office environment characterized by service-oriented flexibility, workload fluctuations and variable planning time.

Associate Director, Global Operations | Stanford Seed

Job Summary

Date PostedJuly 17,2023
ScheduleFull-Time
Job Code4122
Employee StatusRegular
GradeJ
Requisition ID99949
Work ArrangementHybrid Eligible

Stanford Graduate School of Business – Stanford Seed

Stanford’s Graduate School of Business has built a global reputation based on its immersive and innovative management programs. We provide students a transformative leadership experience, pushing the boundaries of knowledge with faculty research, and offering a portfolio of entrepreneurial and non-degree programs that deliver global impact like no other. We are committed to advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion in service of our mission of developing innovative, principled, and insightful leaders who change lives, change organizations, and change the world. We invite you to be part of this mission.

Stanford Seed (of the Stanford Graduate School of Business) seeks an Associate Director, Global Operations. The Associate Director will lead and drive efforts to continuously improve Seed’s global hiring, training and HR processes for current and new Seed locations across Africa and Asia. S/he will also lead the annual project planning and execution of recruitment for participants for the Transformation Program. The Associate Director, Global Operations will also be responsible for reviewing and preparing contract documents (HR, participant agreements, services), budget guidance, and serve as Seed’s risk management lead. This role will report directly to Seed’s Global Director, and work closely with Global HR, Risk Management, and our teams at the GSB and in South Asia, East, West and Southern Africa. The Associate Director, Global Operations will contribute to the continued strengthening and success of Seed’s diverse global team.

In this role, you will have the opportunity to work with a mission-driven and dynamic global group of teams and individuals. As we continue to deliver upon our ambitious mission and vision, success for this role will lead to the improved performance of the teams and individuals, as well as the quality of participants in Stanford Seed’s flagship Transformation Program. This important and new role will demand much initiative, creativity and resilience of the successful candidate.

Primary responsibilities include:

  • Working in collaboration with Global HR and regional teams, manage and optimize the hiring processes for all global hires. Drive the ongoing improvement of and lead Seed’s Global onboarding, training, development and offboarding processes. For new regions, lead the hiring processes to bring on the initial team.
  • Lead the project planning and execution of Seed’s annual Transformation Program admissions process for Africa and South Asia. For new regions, develop, project manage, and implement, the admissions process end-to-end for the first cohort.
  • Oversee relationship with Risk Management with respect to international operations. Review and/or draft all contracts for which Seed Global Operations is accountable, consulted or informed.
  • In alignment with overall strategy, drive, design, and lead creation of annual compensation budgets for each region with the support of Global HR and the Global
  • Director. Support Seed Global Operations and Finance in ensuring the execution of programs in alignment with strategy and budget.

To be successful in this position, you will bring:

  • Bachelor’s degree and five years relevant experience or a combination of education and experience.
  • Demonstrated ability to establish priorities, manage shifting priorities, and handle numerous time-sensitive projects with multiple deadlines.
  • Ability to accomplish goals working through formal and informal channels, with diplomacy and tactfulness.
  • Demonstrated creativity, problem solving, critical analysis, initiative, judgment and, decision-making skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and meet budget goals.
  • Demonstrated solid planning and organizational skills.
  • Demonstrated experience working independently and as part of a team.
  • Excellent interpersonal, written and oral communication skills.
  • Strong relevant subject matter knowledge.
  • Ability to direct the work of others, for jobs requiring supervision.

The University of Sydney Business School Seeking Deputy Dean (Research)

  • Exciting opportunity to make significant research contributions to the University of Sydney Business School and the University of Sydney.
  • Located in the University of Sydney Business School, Darlington
  • 5-year, fixed term position with an attractive remuneration package

About the opportunity

The Deputy Dean (Research) will be joining at a key time for our institution, as the University enters a new ten-year strategic cycle (Sydney in 2032) and as the Business School continues to work towards our own School-level strategy which is built upon the principles of responsible management education. The Business School and the wider University Executive have experienced future-focused leadership renewal in recent months, including the appointment in December 2022 of Professor Leisa Sargent as Dean of the University of Sydney Business School and Professor Lemuria Carter as Deputy Dean of the University of Sydney Business School.


With a range of top-ranked programs and prestigious triple accreditation from AACSB, AMBA and EQUIS, the University of Sydney Business School is in the top 1% of business schools worldwide and is a global leader in business and management education. We are also one of the Asia-Pacific region’s premier centres for engaged and innovative business education and research. Building on our strong alliances with industry, government and social enterprise the Business School is pursuing an ambitious strategic direction as a thought leader in the development of innovative, responsible, and sustainable responses to emerging domestic and global business challenges. Our recent trajectory has also been marked by ever closer engagement with industry, international partners and further building our research enterprise for scholarly and societal impact.


The Deputy Dean (Research) is a key member of the University of Sydney Business School leadership team, providing academic leadership, and contributing to strategy, operations, financial management, and to internal stakeholder and external stakeholder engagement, and deputising for the Dean (as required). A key responsibility of this role is to contribute to the development, promotion, and implementation of high-quality research strategies with the overall goal being to build our research enterprise, attract and retain outstanding research teams and research students who will contribute to the societal impact and the faculty’s academic standing. Priorities going forward are to lead the implementation of the Business School’s research strategy and ensure workplace safety, health, and well-being for our staff and students, and develop research leadership capabilities in the Business School.

The Africa Business School (ABS) – Mohammed IV Polytechnic University (UM6P, Morocco) is recruiting PhD Students

Established in 2016, with the aim of being the leading business school in Africa, ABS is part of Mohammed VI Polytechnic University (UM6P). ABS supports the transformation of organizations through Research, Advisory and Learning, thus shaping the strategies, operating models, and societal impact of Moroccan and African organizations.

Dedicated to creating the continent’s future leaders through training, research, and innovation, ABS aspires to make its graduates confident in responding to the most crucial challenges facing Africa and the world.

Africa Business School introduces a distinctive perspective to leadership and research aiming for its graduates to develop analytical and practical skills, both quantitative and qualitative, cognitive, and emotional, managerial and technological.

Target Candidate:

  • Recent research-minded graduates with a completed Master’s degree or equivalent and a strong academic background who wish to pursue research in an African context.

Faculty and researchers from African universities, who do not have a PhD degree yet are also encouraged to apply.

Location: Rabat – Salé – Technopolis – Morocco

Advantages:

  • Access to world-class research and training: Our PhD students will benefit from access to cutting-edge research, training, and expertise.
  • Global competitiveness: Our PhD students will gain the skills and knowledge necessary to be competitive in a global job market.
  • Professional development and networking opportunities: Our PhD students will have the opportunity to develop their professional networks by engaging with peers from around the world
  • International network of world-class partner business schools.
  • PhD co-supervision by leading international scholars available for the best candidates.
  • International conference participation is integral part of the program.
  • Supplementary PhD research training at a top-rated international partner business school for the best candidates.

Seed Spark Community Manager

Stanford Institute for Innovation for Developing Economies (“Stanford Seed”) is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Seed Spark Community Manager.

The Community Manager is based remotely in India.The Seed Spark Community Manager will serve as a key staff member responsible for the growing and nurturing the network of stakeholders of the Stanford Seed Spark program. Seed Spark is an online entrepreneurship program designed by Stanford GSB and offered by Stanford Seed to help budding entrepreneurs running early-stage startups to scale their businesses.

The position reports to the Blended Learning Program Manager, Seed South Asia.

The Community Manager will be directly responsible for:

  • Manage, nurture and grow high-value external relationships with strategic importance to the institution.
  • Identify, negotiate, oversee signing, and support.
  • Spark collaborators, mentors, and potential investors to achieve success in working with Seed Spark.
  • Ensure continuity of institutional and interpersonal contact with existing and prospective Spark collaborators, mentors, investors and Spark network entrepreneurs.Nurture/sustain a growing network of Spark startups and mentors.
  • Propose a network strategy, organize and/or participate in outreach activities that may include developing communications (digital/in-print), planning promotional events and in-person meetups for past participants in Seed Spark and others.
  • Plan and coordinate network elements within schedule and budget.
  • Manage network communication channels to actively engage network chapter members, mentors, and collaborators.
  • Lead impact data collection efforts, by executing strategies to collect and analyze data from network members, mentors and collaborators.
  • Any other duties that may be assigned from time to time based on organizational requirements.

To be successful in this position, you will need:

  • Bachelor’s degree and at least three years of relevant experience, or combination of education and relevant experience.
  • Exposure or work experience to the startup ecosystem, especially to entrepreneurship support organizations.
  • Demonstrated ability to grow organizational networks and work with multiple stakeholders including collaborators/partners external to the organization.
  • Experience working with business leaders who volunteer to mentor high-potential entrepreneurs running early-stage startups.Demonstrated familiarity with office software and email applications.
  • Proficiency in Google Workspace tools (Gmail, Drive, Docs, Sheets, Slides), Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint) Demonstrated ability to prioritize, multi-task, take initiative and ownership and operate with limited supervision.
  • Demonstrated excellent organizational and administrative skillsCreativity, familiarity with media tools such as Adobe Creative cloud (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Express), Canvas.
  • Experience managing social networking platforms and performing the admin role of social media networks like LinkedIn, Facebook, Workplace, Twitter, YouTube.Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent customer service, persuasion and interpersonal skills.

In addition, preferred requirements include:

  • Experience with Zoom, NovoEd, Form Assembly, email automation software (e.g. Mailchimp), Salesforce, Asana, website maintenance tools (e.g. WordPress, Wix).
  • Experience in online or blended learning courses/programs either as a student or part of a team conducting such courses/programs.
  • Highly effective written and oral communication skills to address a wide variety of audiences.
  • Demonstrated resilience, diplomacy, influence, relationship building, and problem-solving skills in a variety of situations.
  • Keen grasp of interpersonal and impact awareness.
  • Prior knowledge in entrepreneurship and management discipline/domain is a plus.

Multiple fully-funded PhD positions at Africa Business School

The Africa Business School (ABS) at Mohammed IV Polytechnic University (UM6P, Morocco, Rabat Campus) is recruiting PhD Students in Energy Economics, Finance, Marketing, Strategy, Operations and Supply Chains, Organizational Behavior, Sustainability, and Tourism.

We are looking for recent research-minded graduates with a completed master’s degree or equivalent and a strong academic background who wish to pursue research in the African context. Faculty and researchers from African universities, who do not have a PhD degree yet are also encouraged to apply.

The program is delivered in English and offers:

  • A unique emphasis on research, with limited teaching requirements.
  • Extensive Research Training (mandatory and complementary coursework).
  • A generous compensation.- Partnerships with top business schools.
  • The potential for unique, corporate, and public partnerships for research.
  • Supervision by experienced researchers with international track records in collaboration with professors of professional practice.
  • Co-supervision by top academics at partner universities, research internships at international top universities for the best candidates.
  • Participation in at least two international academic conferences, among other benefits.

Please find details on the program and the application process below.

Asian Institute of Management | Faculty Position for Financial Technology (Fintech)

Makati City, Metro Manila, Philippines

The Asian Institute of Management has available open rank faculty positions (Assistant Professor/Associate Professor/Professor/Clinical Professor) in the area of Financial Technology (Fintech)

Academic Qualifications (Essential)

  • A doctoral degree in Finance, Information System, Computational Finance or related field with emphasis on financial technologies are required for Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, and Professor ranks. A masters degree is required for Clinical Professors.

Professional Experience Gained in an International Environment (Desirable)

  • Professional experience in applied and theoretical financial technologies. Experts and consultants in Financial Technologies are especially encouraged to apply.

Areas of Expertise

  • Demonstrable expertise in the field of financial technologies, computational finance, behavioral finance, financial econometrics, capital formation, digital forensics, algorithmic trading.

Desirable areas of expertise and specific research interests may include:

  • Computational finance
  • Machine learning applied to finance
  • Cryptocurrencies and coin offerings
  • Blockchain
  • Information markets
  • Financial innovation
  • Fintech regulation
  • Finance-related research that utilizes artificial intelligence, machine learning, and quantitative finance approaches

The faculty is also expected to actively engage in various Program, School, and Institute committees and participate in community service.

Applicants must apply online by submitting their 1) letter of interest and 2) a comprehensive Curriculum Vitae, including educational background, work and/or consulting experience, and a list of the applicant’s research publications.

Tulane University A.B. Freeman School of Business | Assistant Dean of Graduate Admissions

New Orleans, Louisiana

The Assistant Dean of Graduate Admissions is responsible for the successful leadership and management, according to the strategic direction established by the Freeman School and its Faculty, of the operational units that administer graduate admissions currently housed on the New Orleans campus. This includes the units of Graduate Admissions/Financial Aid. The Assistant Dean of Graduate Admissions reports to the Senior Associate Dean for Academic Programs.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Knowledge of the processes and systems employed by graduate business schools to recruit and admit with respect to educational opportunities and career entry and development.
  • Proven leadership, organizational and interpersonal skills with demonstrated ability to work effectively in a collaborative manner.• Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Familiarity with systems, software, and technologies commonly used to effectively and efficiently manage recruiting and admissions.
  • Ability to travel both domestically and internationally.

Required Education and/or Experience

  • An MBA degree or other graduate degree in business or a related discipline;
  • At least ten years of experience in graduate business education, including at least five years of significant managerial/supervisory experience.

Asian Institute of Management | Faculty Position for Information Technology

Asian Institute of Management has available open rank and full-time faculty positions in the field of Information Technology.

Faculty member reports to the Associate Dean of the Institute. Makati City, Metro Manila, Philippines

Academic Qualifications (Essential)

  • Applicants must have a Ph.D. degree at the time of appointment from an internationally accredited university in Information Technology, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or a closely related discipline, with a publishing track record in International Journals.

Professional Experience Gained in an International Environment (Desirable)

  • Professional experience in the field of Information Technology, Project Management, Systems Development and relevant fields, and a Project Management Professional is desirable.

Teaching Experience (Desirable)

  • Local or international business school teaching experience (preferably at AACSB- or EQUIS-accredited schools at postgraduate level is desirable)
  • Experience in teaching at the graduate level
  • Practices participant-centered learning
  • Familiarity with teaching and developing online courses

The faculty is also expected to actively engage in various Program, School, and Institute committees and participate in community service. Excellent interpersonal, communication and management skills are also required. Faculty members have the following teaching, research, and citizenship responsibilities.

Applicants must apply online by submiting their 1) letter of interest and 2) a comprehensive Curriculum Vitae, including educational background, work and/or consulting experience, and a list of the applicant’s research publications.

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