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Assistant, RME


  • Organization: Room to Read
  • Location: Delhi
  • Grade: Level not specified - Level not specified
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Administrative support
  • Closing Date: 2024-05-23


Position title: Assistant, RME

Department: RME

Location: Qutub Institutional Area, New Delhi

Organization Profile:

Room to Read is a global organization transforming the lives of millions of children in low-income communities by focusing on literacy and gender equality in education. Founded in 2000 on the belief that World Change Starts with Educated Children®, our innovative model focuses on deep, systemic transformation within schools during two time periods that are most critical in a child’s schooling: early primary school for literacy acquisition and secondary school for girls’ education. We work in collaboration with local communities, partner organizations, and governments to develop literacy skills and a habit of reading among primary school children and ensure girls can complete secondary school with the skills necessary to negotiate key life decisions.

By focusing on the quality of education provided within the communities and ensuring these outcomes are measured, we have created a model that can be replicated, localized, and sustained by governments. With its global headquarters in San Francisco, Room to Read till date has benefited 32 million children across 21 low-income countries.

Room to Read India was established in 2003 and presently has programs in eleven states – Andhra Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Delhi NCR, Jharkhand, Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Rajasthan, Telangana, Uttarakhand, and Uttar Pradesh.

Position Overview:


Room to Read has an online (GSD) and offline (PIMS) portal for monitoring literacy and girl education programs. These platforms continuously track the progress of the program in different states. The RM&E Assistant will be entering, updating data, coordinating with states, including quality assurance and facilitating sharing and dissemination of various program data through online/ offline portal. The incumbent must work closely with the program teams. This position is based out of our Country Office (New Delhi) with a travel to RtR state offices on a regular basis or as and when required. The position will report to “Officer – Research, Monitoring & Evaluation”.


Roles and Responsibilities:

  • In collaboration with the RM&E Officer, he/she will provide support in designing monitoring forms, implementing, and analyzing program monitoring data.
  • Support in coordination and management of monitoring dashboard and share program monitoring indicators in reports with internal audience monthly.
  • Support teams across the states as the first level of support in GSD/PIMS usage.
  • Ensuring the cross verification of project establishment record with the support of operation.
  • Ensure timely data flow and reporting from State to Country office level and its quality control.
  • Identify the training needs and conduct relevant training for GSD/PIMS users.
  • Generate Reports from GSD/PIMS and clean, enter the data as required.
  • Analyze the data and identify the errors, outliers and inform concerned teams to correct the same in time.
  • Generate monthly fact sheet from the data available in GSD/PIMS and share with team.
  • Ensure timely entry in GSD/PIMS by coordinating with teams and users.
  • Travel when required in the urban and rural areas to oversee the implementation of the program.
  • Conduct literature reviews on different research topics, compile and analyze secondary data sources to help RM&E team and programs as needed.
  • Any other work assigned by reporting manager.



  • B.C.A/B.Sc/B.Tech (Computers) from Recognized University or its equivalent and related discipline.
  • Candidates having a master’s degree and relevant skills will be preferred.
  • Minimum 2-3 years of working experience on database management.
  • Previous experience in analyzing program monitoring data and MIS.
  • Prior experience of working with Non-Profit Organization and knowledge of managing databases.
  • Experience in Training end users on computer applications.
  • Knowledge of MS - Office Packages (MS-EXCEL, MS- ACCESS, MS-POWERPOINT) is compulsory.
  • Strong proficiency in data entry and analysis. Knowledge of Advanced level of Excel will be preferred.
  • Knowledge and understanding of education sector, gender issues, including community involvement in schools will be preferred.
  • Strong verbal and written communication Skills (Both Hindi & English) is essential.
  • Analytical mindset with a focus on data driven decision making.
  • Strong Presentation and analytical Skills.

To be successful as a member of the Room to Read team, you will also:

  • Have passion for our mission and a strong desire to impact a dynamic nonprofit organization.
  • Be an innovative and creative thinker that tries new things and inspires others to do so.
  • Have a very high level of personal and professional integrity and trustworthiness.
  • Have a strong work ethic and require minimal direction.
  • Work well independently as well as part of a team.
  • Thrive in a fast-paced and fun environment.


Room to Read offers a competitive salary with excellent benefits. Benefits include thirteenth month bonus, health insurance and a retirement plan. The non-monetary compensation includes a unique opportunity to be part of an innovative, meaningful, and rapidly growing organization that is changing transforming the lives of millions of children in developing countries on literacy and gender equality in education.

Room to Read is a child-safe organization; all personnel are expected to adhere to Room to Read’s Child Protection Policy and Child Protection Code of Conduct.


Application Procedure:


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Due to the high volume of applicant response, not all applicants may receive a response from Room to Read. Room to Read is an equal opportunity employer committed to identifying and developing the skills and leadership of people from diverse backgrounds. We always encourage women to apply.


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