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Program Associate

1 Opening(s)
Ekam Foundation, Mumbai
Job Summary
Experience Required : 2 Years
Location : Mumbai, Maharashtra, India.
Opening Date : 14 June, 2017
Closing Date : 31 July, 2017
Sector : Non Profit
Functional Area : Policy / Research
Job Type : Full time
Desired Job Profile
  • Ekam Foundation is a registered non-profit organization, which addresses the neo-natal, paediatric and maternal health care needs of lesser-privileged children by complementing and 
  • augmenting existing public and private healthcare services. Ekam also runs a large scale awareness programme on health and hygiene for School Children in Mumbai.
  • Ekam Foundation, Mumbai is recruiting Research Associate for its Health and Hygiene programme.
  • The Research Associate will be responsible for the overall implementation of the research project. Candidate will work under the supervision and in consultation with the principle investigator (consultant) and Programme Director.
Tasks and Responsibilities
  • Responsible for baseline and end line survey for the research project on Health and Hygiene.
  • Responsible for planning, designing, tool preparation, coding, data collection, data entry, data cleaning, analysis and report writing.
  • Conducts literature review and preparation of appropriate research tool like questionnaire, observation check list etc.
  • Plans, implements, and maintains data collection and analysis the same
  • Monitoring of data collection, coordinate multiple data collection efforts, data compilation, management etc. 
  • Assist in preparation of scoring plan for the analysis.
  • Write research reports for presentation and submission to various stakeholders, including top management, donors, government organizations, partner organizations and internal/external auditors etc. Prepares periodic and ad hoc reports, as required.
  • Scheduling and mapping activities to ensure smooth success of the project
  • Responsible for training of the staff and volunteers and aligning the resources
  • Weekly reports on the project progress, schools and also action plan for the same
  • Ensure that project is executed successfully and completed within time frames to meet research objectives
  • Ensures the smooth and efficient day-to-day operation of research and data collection activities; acts as the primary administrative point of contact for internal research staff and different stakeholders.
  • Undertake such other assignments, which may be assigned from time to time


  • Master’s degree preferably in public health/social science/ management

Minimum Experience
  • Preferably 2 years plus experience in Research.
  • Remuneration will be around 25 to 30K, based on knowledge, skill set and experience.
  • Knowledge of SPSS is a must
  • Basic understanding of statistics
  • Effective oral and written communication skills.


How to Apply
Contact Details
Company Name : Ekam Foundation, Mumbai
Contact Person : Dr. Sachin Taware
Contact Address : Ekam Foundation, 88-C, Ground Floor - VIP House, Prabhadevi, Dadar
Email :
Contact Number : 9869818705