Reporting to : Senior Manager, Strategy & Impact
Team Size : 4-5 people
As Associate, Strategy & Impact, you will support projects critical to Teach For India both strategically and operationally.
You will address challenges that the organization as a whole or any of our 22 vertical teams and cities are facing. You will work across a diverse portfolio of projects designing the org-wide survey and analysing the data to bring out key insights for the organisation or for specific verticals, conducting primary research and benchmarking studies, using key insights from data or research to create strategic recommendations for different verticals, putting together reports and presentations, and building the capacity of other teams.
You will collaborate with all verticals and cities at TFI across a range of different projects and will be instrumental in building consensus among a diverse range of stakeholders for complex projects.
You will also play a key role in maintaining the monitoring and evaluation (M&E) infrastructure, processes and practices in the organisation to help Teach For India measure progress towards its goals.
On any typical project, the role requires an ability to project manage, balance multiple timelines, generate and analyze data, coordinate and brainstorm with internal and external teams, draw insights and make recommendations.
Qualified candidates should demonstrate strong project management, interpersonal skills, verbal and written communication, an ability to structure and solve problems, and a deep willingness to learn and grow.
As an Associate on the Strategy & Impact team
Supporting the design and execution of multiple projects end-to-end for a variety of projects aimed at organizational development e.
g. organizational planning, quarterly reporting, research projects with Teach For All and university partners
Conducting recurring cross-regional surveys for different stakeholders eg. annual Fellow Engagement Survey, Alumni Engagement Survey, and Headmaster Engagement surveys, - and analysis and dissemination of results
Analyzing datasets to uncover insights e.g. unpacking trends around Fellow Attrition numbers, Alumni data; providing on-demand analytical support to other teams
Creating compelling documents to communicate progress, insights and recommendations e.g. presentations to Leadership Team members on insights from Fellow surveys, weekly updates to the Senior Leadership Team
Conducting primary research, literature reviews, and benchmarking exercises to draw from the best practices in strategic planning, monitoring, change management and organizational development.
Supporting the designing and execution of capacity building workshops for staff and Leadership Team members
Identifying relevant education landscape trends and synthesizing them for the Senior Leadership Team to support their decision making
Engaging in brainstorming sessions with the team to identify problems and hypothesize causes and solutions.
As an Associate at Teach For India
Contributing to the team goals and priorities beyond individual goals and priorities
Serving as an ambassador of the Teach For India brand and an advocate for our work and for educational equity in our country through both internal and external communication after committing time in our classrooms to understand our work more deeply
Supporting with key organizational areas such as Recruitment, Selection, Fundraising, Volunteering, Movement Building
Knowledge and Technical Skills
Competencies and Abilities
Values and Mindsets
Education and Experience
Minimum Qualifications, Experiences and Expectations
Bachelor’s Degree from any stream
0-2 years of professional work experience
Strong project management skills
Excellent working knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint and Google Sheets
Data analysis and interpretation skills
Strong research capabilities and ability to synthesize research and insights well in written reports or presentations
Preferred Qualifications, Experiences and Expectations
Experience in management consulting or project management
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
Highly organised; has attention to detail
Result-driven and outcome focused-approach
Adaptable and flexible in working style, comfortable with ambiguity