Ipas, a global non-profit health organization working in Nigeria is currently recruiting to fill the following position:
Position: Research and Evaluation (R&E) Senior Advisor I
Location: Abuja, Nigeria.
Job Type: This is a full-time position based in Abuja and is available for an immediate start.
The Research and Evaluation (R&E) Senior Advisor I is responsible for providing technical and managerial leadership and strategic direction for Ipas Nigeria's monitoring and evaluation efforts and collaborating with the US-based global R&E team to ensure high-quality processes and methodologies. Additionally, this position manages R&E team members in the country office and guarantees that best practices are implemented in all R&E activities. The Senior Advisor I will ensures that data are shared and used by internal and external audiences through routine review of findings and through dissemination via national and international conferences and publications.
Develops, implements and manages the ongoing monitoring and evaluation (M&E) of Ipas Nigeria's programs
Serves as principal or co-principal investigator of Ipas Nigeria's research projects
Oversees and directs the use of lpas's data monitoring system, including building the capacity of R&E and other technical staff to appropriately use the system
Provides quantitative and qualitative analyses for internal and external use, including donor reports and meetings
Works with lpas's global staff in the US to develop new monitoring and evaluation tools as needed
Ensures adherence to all global R&E standard operating procedures
Represents Ipas in national and international research and policy fora through conference presentations and publications in peer-reviewed journals
Manages relationships and capacity building with external agencies and partner organizations for contracted or collaborative research and evaluation projects Carries out other tasks to support Ipas Nigeria's R&E efforts
Advanced degree (doctorate or masters) in social science or public health with 7 + years work experience in research and evaluation of health programs in developing countries, especially in West Africa
Experience in supervising technical staff and building a team environment
Strong Excel skills; experience using Microsoft Office Suite
Advanced working knowledge of Stata statistical software
Experience working with databases; experience with relational databases preferred
Experience with geographic mapping software and qualitative analysis softwar (NVivo, ATLAS.ti or others) preferred
Strong substantive background in sexual and reproductive health and rights.
Experience working with donor and government agencies
Knowledge of the Nigerian health system
Strong verbal and written communication skills in English
Ability to communicate verbally in at least one Nigeria language
Ability to work successfully in a cross-cultural, team-based, global environment
Must be a Nigeria citizen and local resident
Ability to travel approximately 10%
Method of Application:
All potential job applicants should click on link attached below to Apply:
Application Deadline: 26th May, 2015
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