IPAS, Abuja Job for a Senior Advisor I, Research and Evaluation

IPAS, Abuja seeks to recruit to fill the vacant position below:

Job Title: Senior Advisor I, Research and Evaluation

Job ID: 2016-1580

Job Location: Abuja

Educational Qualification: Advanced degree (doctorate or masters) in Social Science or Public Health


Years of Experience:  7+ years work experience in research and evaluation of health programs in developing countries, especially in West Africa.Experience working with donor and government agencies.


Other Requirements:

  • Knowledge of the Nigerian health system.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills in English.
  • Ability to communicate verbally in at least one Nigerian language.
  • Ability to work successfully in a cross-cultural, team-based, global environment.
  • Must be a Nigerian citizen and local resident
  • Ability to travel approximately 10%
  • 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 software (NVivo, ATLAS.ti or others) preferred.
  • Strong substantive background in sexual and reproductive health and rights.


Job Specification(s): Key Responsibilities

  • Develops, implements and manages the ongoing monitoring and evaluation (M&E) of Ipas Nigeria’s programs.
  • 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.
  • Serves as principal or co-principal investigator of Ipas Nigeria’s research projects.
  • Oversees and directs the use of Ipas’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 Ipas’s global staff in the US to develop new monitoring and evaluation tools as needed

Apply Before: Not Specified

How to Apply: Interested and qualified candidate should:
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