IDinsight is hiring a full-time administrator to manage the necessary payroll, compliance, and administrative work streams related to compensation across our global offices and 10+ countries of operation. This position will work regularly with colleagues across all regions and teams—from Global Operations worldwide, to Finance in India and Kenya, to our India and Africa Regional Operations teams and more.

About IDinsight

IDinsight helps leaders combat poverty worldwide by designing, deploying and promoting evidence-generating tools. We tailor the best methodologies to partner needs and constraints to fuse evidence with action. We serve governments, NGOs, foundations and social businesses across Africa and Asia in all major program areas including health, education, agriculture, livelihoods, finance, energy and governance. As a non-profit, we are laser-focused on enabling maximum social impact to improve millions of lives. Our approach rests on four pillars:

Our diverse, growing team of outstanding colleagues operate in nearly two dozen countries around the world.  Learn more about our mission and values at

About the Payroll Administrator role

The Payroll Administrator on the Global Operations team will independently own and operate numerous systems, procedures, and software that facilitate the smooth functioning of our global payroll and compensation processes. The Payroll Administrator will be responsible for administering monthly payroll efficiently and accurately on a regular schedule, for each of our office and project countries. As needed, and often in collaboration with stakeholders at all levels, the Payroll Administrator will be charged with improving the functionality of these processes.


Reporting to the Global Operations Associate based in Delhi and working with our Global and Regional Operations and Finance teams, the Payroll Administrator will lead:

Payroll Management: Design, document, and implement procedures to streamline payroll processes. We want someone who will oversee the way we compensate employees globally and ensure all monthly salary and tax payments are accurate and timely.

Reporting and Analysis: Prepare and submit all necessary payroll, tax, and compliance filings. This teammate will also play a key role in compensation-related analyses and projections for senior-level stakeholders in the organisation.

Legal Compliance: Ensure that all compensation procedures and tax and statutory contribution payments are compliant with local regulations by staying up-to-date on state and federal employment laws and tax codes.

Required Qualifications

Preferred Qualifications

Professional Development

Skill and career development are core to IDinsight’s values and long-term impact strategy, and have been noted highlights of teammates’ experiences. IDinsighters receive significant mentorship from IDinsight leadership, support from talented peers, and are given considerable autonomy when ready. They maintain professional development plans and are given “stretch” opportunities designed to strengthen a variety of skills. Real-time feedback is embedded in our culture and formal, structured enable maximum professional growth.

Nuts and Bolts

This position will be based in our Delhi, India office. Compensation will be competitive with comparable social sector roles, and commensurate with experience and track record. Start date is February to March 2021, with a preference for as early as possible.

How to Apply

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. More information, including spotlights of current and past IDinsighters, can be found online at IDinsight Careers. Any questions should be directed to IDinsight is an equal opportunity employer and strives to create a diverse and supportive workplace.