Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Analyst

Khan Academy

Khan Academy

Gurugram, Haryana, India
Posted on Friday, May 31, 2024


Khan Academy is a fast-paced, nonprofit startup on a mission to provide a free, world-class education for anyone, anywhere. We already reach millions of students every month and are growing rapidly. We’re building a library of world-class instructional and practice resources that empowers learners. Whether they’re studying matrices, mitosis, or multivariable calculus, we want to offer students the resources to realize that they can learn anything.


Khan Academy India aims to deliver a world class user experience that is locally relevant to learners in India and is enabled by a strong on-the-ground team and operations. Our learning system is mastery based, which allows students to master key concepts at a pace that is right for them before moving on to more challenging content. From serving under 500,000 learners in 2016, we are now serving almost 4 million learners a month across our websites, apps and youtube channels. These learners include both independent learners accessing us at home and teacher directed learners in schools. Our focus is to reach the underserved by making our content accessible in local languages and by working with large public school systems. Khan Academy is available in Hindi, Hinglish, Kannada, Gujarati, Bangla, Tamil and Punjabi.


[Please note that this role is a 12-month contract based role]

Khan Academy India team is looking for a candidate with experience in handling Monitoring and evaluation projects on a contract basis. The candidate will be responsible for executing and guiding M&E projects – both in-house and via third parties. This will primarily include developing logical frameworks, leading indicators, monitoring strategy / plan and coordinating the required field activities with internal and external stakeholders. It is a 12 month contract based role and the contract term will start in Jul’24 and end in Jun’25. The candidate will directly work with the Efficacy team at KAI and report to the head of the department.

This is an excellent opportunity for M&E professionals as the candidate will get to work on a couple of very exciting projects. One of our upcoming projects involves conducting a randomized control trial in government schools to analyze the impact of the Khan Academy program and the other is related to the launch of Khanmigo (Generative AI tool) pilot in government and private schools in India.

The candidate will be responsible for executing and guiding M&E projects – both in-house and via third parties-

  • Develop and strengthen monitoring, inspection and evaluation procedures
  • Monitor and evaluate project activities and progress towards achieving the desired output/results
  • Conduct capacity assessment on existing monitoring and evaluation system
  • Develop indicators, logical frameworks and a monitoring strategy for the project
  • Develop monitoring and impact indicator for the project success
  • Provide inputs, information and statistics for periodic reports to Project Management Team
  • Suggest strategies to the Project Management for improving the efficiency and effectiveness of the project by identifying bottlenecks
  • Coordinate with external researchers and agencies for M&E projects as required

In this role you will do:

  • Designing M&E Frameworks: Crafting comprehensive plans that outline how monitoring and evaluation will be conducted, including setting objectives, selecting indicators, and determining methodologies for data collection and analysis.
  • Data Management: Collecting, storing, and managing data efficiently to ensure its accuracy, reliability, and accessibility for analysis.
  • Analysis and Reporting: Analyzing data to extract actionable insights and compiling findings into reports that inform stakeholders about the program’s progress, outcomes, and impact.
  • Feedback and Recommendations: Providing evidence-based recommendations to program managers and stakeholders to refine strategies, enhance performance, and guide future decision-making.
  • Capacity Building: Strengthening the M&E skills of team members and stakeholders through training and support, ensuring the sustainability and effectiveness of M&E practices.


You are someone with:

  • 1-2 years of relevant experience in M&E / Analytics
  • Ability to use first principle thinking and analytical intuition
  • A passion for education and a desire to make an impact
  • Experience of successfully executing and driving qualitative and quantitative research with a focus on theory of change, logical frameworks preferred
  • Should have either work experience or educational background related to the Social Sector. Background in Education/EdTech sector is preferred
  • Comfort and experience with wrangling/cleaning complex data and driving in-depth undefined exploratory analyses
  • Strong hands-on experience in R/Python and SQL
  • Ability to present research findings using concise tables / charts and related visualization skills
  • Good communication and coordination skills


We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, or veteran status.


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