Program Roles

MME Associate, Vocational & Entrepreneurship Program, Mumbai, Pratham

About Pratham: Pratham is India’s largest NGO working to provide quality education to underprivileged youth and children in over 21 states and union territories across the country, with a range of interventions. Pratham’s vocational and entrepreneurship program, launched in 2005 with a mission to create sustainable programs for training and retraining of youth for employability or entrepreneurship. We work across the country to provide individuals with the employability skills needed to address India’s growing need for skilled manpower.

Pratham is a widely recognized organization, having received notable awards such as the WISE Prize for Innovation, Skoll Award for Social Entrepreneurship, the Henry R Kravis Prize in Leadership and the CNN-IBN Indian of the Year for Public Service. Our training centers are spread across 16 states in India. We have trained over 1,00,000 youth and placed over 85% youth till date in various skills through our Industry specific courses in Hospitality,Construction, Electrician, Automotive, Bedside Assistance, Beauty, Construction, Plumbing, and Welding. We also run Entrepreneurship programs in Beauty and Tailoring to cater to people who have an entrepreneurial mindset and have supported 500 entrepreneurs to set up their own micro‐enterprises. We have also trained over 60,000 people in digital literacy through our Education for Education Program.

Pratham is a uniquely hybrid social enterprise with the energy and innovation of a start‐up backed with the scale, resources, brand, and network of India’s biggest NGO. We attempt to leverage these strengths to innovate and develop financially sustainable, cutting edge solutions to the problems of providing large‐scale information dissemination about jobs, access to training to reach employability, certification of skills, and provision of subsequent employment or self‐employment opportunities. Pratham is also known as a launch‐pad for young talent – our alumni have started significant organizations like Akshara Foundation, PRS, and Kaivalya, and are regularly selected for elite education programs, including at Ivy League institutions like Harvard and Wharton.

Role Description

Pratham is currently building a research and innovation unit within the Program Development team which will focus on impact assessment, program monitoring, research publication and much more. The objective is to build a better understanding of the skilling ecosystem, entrepreneurship, migration and livelihoods within India. There will be an opportunity to design and implement projects of various scales across multiple domains. Some of the responsibilities involved in this role are:
●Design, pilot and finalize evaluation frameworks for impact assessment, intervention design, and program development.
●Handle collection and cleaning of qualitative and quantitative data.
●Prepare analysis reports for surveys and assessments.
●Coordinate with multiple teams for ensuring smooth program delivery.
●Write research papers, white papers, and articles for mainstream publications and conference presentations

Qualifications and Experience
●Candidates with a graduate degree in Economics, Statistics, Development Studies, Information Technology or any related fields would be preferred.
●Candidates with 1-2 years of work experience in survey design, field research, data analysis etc will be preferred.
●Advanced proficiency in MS Excel is mandatory. Familiarity with Power BI, SQL, Stata, R etc would be a plus.
●Familiarity with technology and an interest in technology-based innovation would be an added asset.
●Ability to handle multiple projects and tasks in an entrepreneurial environment.
●Fluency in Hindi and English. Ability to read multiple Indian languages is a plus.

Date of joining: Immediate

Job Location: Mumbai

Remuneration: INR 30,000 to INR 35,000 per month

Application process:
Email your CV along with a write-up, reviewing a research study (not more than 5 years old) related to education, skilling, migration or livelihoods to and The writing sample should demonstrate data proficiency and analytical skills.