About the Organisation

CGI is part of ConveGenius (CG) group, an EdTech social enterprise driven to solve the challenge of educational equity and learning outcomes for children and youth in India. Currently, it reaches to over 18 million students in India to provide them access to quality education through their EdTech solutions.

About the Role

ConveGenius Insights (CGI) is seeking an ambitious professional with result-oriented approach to join as the Project and Research Manager. The person in this position will be responsible for ensuring the successful implementation of our educational assessment projects, research and products. He/she collaborates directly with our clients (typically large philanthropic organization or state government bodies) in strategizing, designing, planning, and implementing our services to transform how assessments drive systemic change in the field of Education. You are a research and project manager, a collaborator and a leader who has 3-8 years of experience in leading teams and managing projects/programs preferably in the field of Education.

We are looking for candidates who are exceptional in handling projects and can manage work by themselves with minimal supervision. We are open for suitable candidates who can work from any location in India currently. However, they must be willing to relocate to Delhi NCR or Hyderabad, if the need arises or in case their work requires constant supervision and monitoring. This will be done whenever current COVID conditions become stable\open for relocation.

Tasks & Responsibilities

  • Implementation of education assessment/M&E projects as per assessment methodology, workplans, budgets, timeline, and contractual obligations.
  • Developing assessment methodology (research design and sampling), working with the content team to develop assessment instruments, pilot testing of instruments, managing field team trainings and data collection, supporting in data analysis, reporting and client presentations.
  • Lead client engagement and stakeholder management during the entire project cycle
  • Contributing to business development with proposal writing and collaborating with the marketing team for various collaterals.
  • Supporting CG team in assessment related activities

Education & Experience

  • Master’s degree in any of the following areas: business management, general management, education, research, statistics, or related field.
  • 3-8 years of full-time related work experience in assessments/ social research/ M&E, preferably within the field of educational assessments Competencies.
  • Proven history in managing multiple research projects simultaneously.
  • Experience working in development & public sector.
  • Knowledge and experience of research methodologies, statistics, and quantitative data analysis.
  • Effective communication & presentation skills. Ability to work independently and communicate pro-actively and professionally with customers and within the organization.
  • Knowledge of how education interventions work is desirable.
  • Experience working with one or more statistical software packages (e.g., R, Conquest, Stata SPSS etc.) is desirable.
  • Experience in grant proposal writing and business development is a plus. An ideal candidate should have technical (research and quantitative techniques) and managerial (project management) experience.
  • Strong facilitation skills and proven experience in training others.
  • Demonstrated commitment to quality and innovation


  • A competitive Indian salary and benefits package will be provided commensurate to education and experience.

How to Apply

  • Write to [email protected] with your resume and with a write-up on how your experience is suitable for this role. Mention the subject of the email as “Project and Research Manager – Assessments”.
  • Please note, due to the high volume of applications, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted or reverted.

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