About the Job
The Senior Manager of Impact will own, improve, and lead impact data collection efforts and systems. Additionally, they will perform quantitative and qualitative analysis and curate external research to both inform our Investments strategy and assess our impact outcomes, with an emphasis on efficiency and practical insights.
They will liaise between the Investments and Strategic Partnerships teams to support the development, performance, and reporting of grants and funds. As Kiva drives toward impact at scale, we take a proactive approach to defining new impact models through research and data.
The ideal candidate is passionate about using monitoring and evaluation to operationalize impact. They thrive on high levels of autonomy, and enjoy working cross-functionally across an organization. They will also develop and deepen external relationships with foundations, research institutions, sector experts, and industry consortiums.
This role includes occasional global travel. This position will report to our Director of Impact and Labs. Ideally, this role is located in Portland or San Francisco, but exceptional remote candidates may be considered.
5+ years work experience in analytics, monitoring and evaluation, and/or international development with a quantitative focus
Demonstrated knowledge of field data collection, survey methodology, quality control of data, presentation of data, and data management
Ability to think creatively and provide thoughtful, agile insights
Ability to develop, automate, visualize, analyze, and communicate reporting
Capacity to handle multiple tasks and prioritize effectively
Experience in a start-up or other fast-paced environment
Strong data analysis skills, particularly using Excel and SQL
Knowledge of R, SPSS, or other statistical language
Graduate degree in Economics, Mathematics, or Business
Finance, Microfinance, or Impact Investing experience
Prior client-facing responsibilities
People management experience
Vendor management experience
Familiarity with grants and/or funds
Strong writing ability
Kiva (kiva.org) is an international nonprofit with a mission to expand financial access to help underserved communities thrive. We run a global marketplace platform to crowdfund microloans for financially excluded entrepreneurs, farmers and students around the world. Our organization combines the culture and technological passion of an internet start-up with the compassion and empathy of a non-profit to create impact and opportunity at global scale. In just 13 years, we have raised more than $1.2 billion in loan capital for 2.7 million borrowers in 83 countries. Our lenders fund over $10 million in loans every month. With offices in San Francisco, Portland, New York, Nairobi, and Bangkok, Kiva's team includes 100+ employees and 400+ volunteers worldwide. Our team is growing as we pursue exciting new opportunities to create a financially inclusive world.