Position: Coordinator - Data quality management (full time, 6 months’ probation period)
Location: Bangalore
Starting date: Immediately
Experience: 2 to 4 years

About SELCO Foundation:

SELCO Foundation is an open-source, not-for-profit organization dedicated to field-based research and development (R&D) and ecosystem building for the deployment of clean energy solutions. The primary goal is to address poverty in tribal, rural, and urban poor areas through sustainable and accessible energy solutions. The foundation collaborates with practitioners in the social sector, energy entrepreneurs, NGOs from various developmental sectors, and educational institutions. This collaborative effort aims to link the benefits of sustainable energy to poverty eradication. SELCO Foundation works across multiple verticals, including energy access, health, livelihoods, and enterprise development. By addressing various aspects of development, the organization seeks to create comprehensive and impactful solutions. The organization focuses on serving tribal communities, rural populations, and urban poor areas, emphasizing inclusivity and reaching underserved populations. In addition to deploying clean energy solutions, SELCO Foundation engages in ecosystem building activities. This involves creating an enabling environment for sustainable energy initiatives, fostering innovation, and promoting collaboration among various stakeholders. SELCO Foundation's approach involves practical, field-based engagement with communities and partners. This hands-on involvement contributes to the development and implementation of effective and context-specific solutions

Job Description:

We are seeking a skilled and detail-oriented Data Quality executive to join our M&E team and ensure the integrity and accuracy of our data.

Roles And Responsibilities

Data Quality Standards:

  • Develop and implement data quality standards and procedures for research projects with the M&E team
  • Ensure compliance with industry regulations and organizational guidelines related to data quality.

Data Collection and Validation:

  • Oversee the data collection process to ensure accuracy and completeness.
  • Implement validation protocols to identify and address errors or inconsistencies in collected data.

Quality Assurance:

  • Conduct regular audits of research data to assess and maintain data quality.
  • Establish and enforce quality assurance measures throughout the data collection lifecycle.


  • Maintain comprehensive documentation of data quality processes and standards.
  • Create and update documentation for data collection and validation procedures.
  • Communicate insights and recommendations for improving data quality to project teams.


  • Work closely with research teams to understand data requirements and specifications.
  • Collaborate with IT and M&E teams to implement and improve data quality processes.

Training and Awareness:

  • Assist the M&E team to provide training to research staff on data quality standards and best practices.
  • Foster awareness of the importance of data quality among team members.

Issue Resolution:

  • Investigate and resolve data quality issues promptly.
  • Collaborate with relevant stakeholders and teams to address root causes of data discrepancies.

Continuous Improvement:

  • Identify areas for improvement in data quality processes and implement necessary changes.
  • Stay informed about industry best practices and emerging trends in data quality management.

Data Governance: Contribute to the development and enforcement of data governance policies within the organization.
Vendor Management: If applicable, manage relationships with external data vendors to ensure the quality of outsourced data.

Requirements and Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's or master's degree in relevant field.
  • Proven experience of 2-4 years as a Data Quality executive or similar role.
  • Strong understanding of data governance and quality principles.
  • Experience with data quality tools and technologies.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a cross-functional team environment.
  • Attention to detail and a commitment to maintaining high data quality standards.

Application Instructions:

To apply for the position of Program Coordinator - Data quality management, please apply at