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  • Posted on: 19 August, 2014 Deadline: 2 September, 2014
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  • Ipas, a global, non-profit reproductive health organization, working in Nigeria seeks the following positions.

    Associate III, Research and Evaluation

     

    Ipas, a global, non-profit reproductive health organization, working in Nigeria seeks a Research and Evaluation (R&E) Associate.  The R&E Associate III  supports the overall data management system of the country office by  conducting data collection, entry and cleaning, and provides technical support for R&E staff implementing research. The R&E Associate III makes regular field visits (to health facilities) and is in constant communication with service providers to offer data-required support. This position enters and cleans logbook data, monitors paper flow of data collection forms, and checks for data accuracy. 

     

    This is a fulltime time staff position based in Abuja and is available immediately.

    Responsibilities:
    • Perform data entry and cleaning, and assist in the management of quantitative data sets
    • Support the R&E Advisor and Senior Advisor in program monitoring and evaluation tasks, including the implementation of M&E systems (data collection, paperflow management, data management and documentation, and results reporting)
    • Participate in the training of staff and consultants in M&E data collection and processing
    • Contribute to the preparation of tables, charts and figures for internal and external publications
    • Contribute to the preparation of literature searches and bibliographies
    • Provide administrative support as needed
    • Carry out other tasks to support Ipas’s R&E efforts
    Requirements:
    • Bachelors degree with at least 3 years work experience in research and evaluation of health programs  
    • Experience with word processing, spreadsheet, and presentation soft ware
    • Working knowledge of data processing  computer packages (e.g.  EpiInfo, Epidata)
    • Strong verbal and written communication skills in English
    • Ability to verbally communicate in at least one Nigerian language
    • Well-organized, with ability to track multiple projects and deadlines
    • Experience in providing administrative support to work teams
      • Ability and willingness to travel domestically 35% of time, regionally as is necessary
      • A limited amount of international travel is required
    • Ability to work successfully in a cross-cultural, team-based, global environment
    • Ability to work legally in Nigeria

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    Advisor II, Research and Evaluation

     

    Ipas, a global, non-profit reproductive health organization, working in Nigeria seeks a Research and Evaluation (R&E) Advisor.  The Advisor II supports implemention of monitoring and evaluation (M&E) processes of Ipas' programs in Nigeria. This position contributes to ensuring the appropriate measurement of results of different projects and for generating indicators that correspond to the different Ipas Nigeria interventions.  Additionally, this position ensures data quality by overseeing the completion and verification of data and conducting appropriate statistical analysis. The R&E Advisor II also supports the preparation of accurate donor and government reports by ensuring data are collected, entered, and cleaned properly.
     
    This is a fulltime time staff position based in Abuja, Nigeria and is available immediately
    Responsibilities:
    •  Provide technical support for program monitoring and evaluation, including the implementation of Ipas’s M&E systems (data collection, data management and documentation, updating Ipas database and results reporting)
      • Perform data cleaning, analysis and management of quantitative data sets for research, monitoring and evaluation as needed
      • Train staff and consultants in M&E data collection and processing
      • Prepare tables, charts and figures for internal and external publications
      • Draft, review and edit documents prepared for internal and external use
      • Serve on technical support teams for country and regional programs
      • Support the Senior R&E Advisor in all aspects of research projects, including protocol and data collection tool
      development, data analysis and interpretation and dissemination
      • Prepare literature searches and bibliographies
      • Provide administrative support as needed
      • Carry out other tasks to support Ipas’s R&E efforts
    Requirements:

    • Masters degree in social science or public health with 5-7 years work experience in research and evaluation of health programs in developing countries, especially in West Africa
    •  Experience with statistical analysis computer packages (e.g., STATA, SPSS, SAS, EpiInfo)
    • Experience with word processing (Word) , spreadsheets (Excel) and presentation software (PowerPoint)
    • Experience working with databases; experience with relational databases preferred but not required
    • Experience with geographic mapping software and qualitative analysis software (NVivo, ATLAS.ti or others) a plus but not required
    • Strong verbal and written communication skills in English
    • Ability to communicate verbally in at least one Nigerian language
    • Well-organized, with ability to track multiple projects and deadlines
    • Experience in providing administrative support to work teams
    • Ability and willingness to travel domestically and regionally, up to 35% of working days per year
    • A limited amount of international travel is required
    • Ability to work successfully in a cross-cultural, team-based, global environment
    • Ability to work legally in Nigeria

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    Program Associate

     

    lpas, a global, non-profit reproductive health organization working in Nigeria, seeks a Program Associate in their Programs Unit. The Program Associate will assist the Program Unit Team Lead in  supporting the implementation of donor program requests, activity documentation and day-to-day communications with in-country program staff. The Position also supports in obtaining and disseminating internal and external presentations and materials about local community programs, drafting memos and briefs, and interacting with other units on activity documentation.

    This is a fulltime time staff position based in Abuja and is available immediately.

    Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
    1.    Creating initial drafts of donor proposals, reports, grant agreements, contracts, disbursement schedules, project timelines, project work plans, and other related documents as needed.
    2.    Tracking unit deadlines, fonmatting reports and forms, coordinating conference participation.
    3.    Responding to requests from team members for: educational materials, sending courier packages, collecting timesheets, scheduling team meetings, and serving on ad hoc committees.
    4.    Providing research assistance including literature searches and other data gathering assignments.
    5.    With direction from team lead, monitoring country team budget. reviewing monthly finance reports, budget discrepancies with the Country Director, and processing fund transfer requests.
    6.    Providing monthly reports on country achievements and lessons learned
    7.    Coordinating and overseeing courier packages and mail to the unit; coordinating the dissemination of publications; assisting in scheduling meetings and taking meeting notes; maintaining a contact database for the unit.

    Minimum requirements for the position:
    Bachelor's degree in any sooal sciences and 3-5 years' of experience in development work
    Experience providing administrative support to programmatic units.
    Good communication and writing skills in Enghsh and any other Nigerian language.
    Profidency in MS Office required.
    Working with youth and young people in a similar/comparable organization is an advantage.

    Method of Application

    For Associate III, Research and Evaluation, click here
    For Associate II, Research and Evaluation, click here

    For Program Associate III, follow steps below:
    Applicants should submit a cover letter and CV to: hrrecruit@ipas.org. We do not accept phone calls but we encourage you to visit our website: http:// www.ipas.org before applying or send your  queries to hrrecruit@ipas.org.

    Deadline for applications is (determine date of two weeks).
    Due to anticipated volume of applications, only qualified applicants will be contacted.
    Ipas is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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