ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846



Programme Manager for M&E and policy sector

The LSE-Oxford International Growth Centre (IGC), in collaboration with the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF), is currently establishing a new programme of work at the Asian Development Research Institute (ADRI) that seeks to (a) help build a stronger monitoring and evaluation ecosystem in Bihar;(b)catalyse transformational ideas and generate evaluation knowledge; and (c) enhance skills of policymakers, researchers and practitioners to build greater institutional capacity to facilitate local adaptation of M&E knowledge.  

To lead the delivery of this programme, ADRI seeks to appoint a Programme Manager who will be part of the strategic leadership team and have executive responsibility for the management of the programme. The key responsibilities of the role will include — (a) managing a small team of Economists working for the programme, ensuring teamwork and motivation, (b) managing the implementation of the IGC/BMGF programme, ensuring high quality, timely and cost-effective preparation of major deliverables, and (c) leading local stakeholder engagement with local research and policy institutions. To deliver the services effectively, some flexibility is needed and the Programme Manager may be required to perform work not necessarily mentioned above.

The ideal candidate will be a dynamic, policy-focused manager with experience in evaluation and a track record in successful delivery of academic research projects and policy engagement. For further information about the role and programme, please see our website ( for a copy of the job description and person specification.

To apply for this position, please send your CV and cover letter to, by September 3, 2017. 



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