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Job Title: Program Associate, Research and Learning
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Organization: EngenderHealth
Posted: 4/20/2017
Type: Full-Time
Industry: Non Profit / NGO
Number of Openings: 1
Location: New York,  NY    USA
Position Description: Under the direction of the Technical Advisor for Research and Learning, the Program Associate for Research and Learning will have responsibility for making sure that evidence is used to support organizational learning and quality improvement of EngenderHealth programming. In this role, the Program Associate will support the generation, synthesis and dissemination of high- quality evidence on EngenderHealth’s programmatic strategies, tools and approaches. The Program Associate will provide support for developing, implementing and disseminating results of research studies and evaluations; support capacity development for research, evaluation, and learning; develop and implement organizational standards and practices for research and evaluation; and support the development and implementation of organizational research and learning strategies. Finally, the Program Associate will provide technical assistance for M&E to projects. A creative, flexible, and curious thinker will thrive in this position.


- Graduate degree in public health or related field, preferably with formal training in public health research. - Training or experience in non-health sector Sustainable Development Goals disciplines a strong plus. - Two to five years’ experience with reproductive health/family planning and international development issues with a focus on research, evaluation and/or knowledge management (organizational learning). - Experience in conducting research or evaluation required; specific experience in the field of sexual and reproductive health and rights highly desirable. - Experience living or working outside the United States, specifically in Asia or Africa, highly desirable. - Experience in developing and implementing standard operating procedures and/or implementation guidelines (field manuals) for research studies and evaluations. - Experience in training or building capacity in research, evaluation or knowledge management highly desirable. - Experience in ethical conduct of research processes including support of protocol development and ethical review board application submission a plus.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: - Strong technical writing skills including the ability to synthesize complex information into succinct, readable reports. - Strong analytical skills including the ability to conduct univariate and simple multivariate statistical analysis; qualitative data analysis skills a plus. - Strong research and/or evaluation skills including the ability to develop and implement sound research studies or evaluations. - Refined capabilities in data management, data quality analytics, and data visualization. - Excellent computer skills, with particular knowledge of Excel, PowerPoint and Word, statistical applications (e.g., SPSS, Stata, EpiInfo), data visualization (e.g., Excel, Tableau, JMP, Microsoft BI), and survey development applications (e.g., SurveyMonkey, ODK, Google forms, CSPro); experience working with qualitative software packages desirable. - Demonstrated competency in conducting white and grey literature searches and a findings summary. - Detailed understanding of outcomes mapping (e.g., theory of change, directed acyclic graphs). - Exceptional interpersonal and teamwork skills. - Excellent organizational skills. - Fluency in English required; proficiency in French strongly preferred. - Willingness to travel up to 25% internationally

Organization Description: EngenderHealth works worldwide to improve the lives of individuals by making reproductive health services safe, available, and sustainable. We provide technical assistance, training, and information, with a focus on practical solutions that improve services where resources are scarce. We believe that individuals have the right to make informed decisions about their reproductive health and to receive care that meets their needs. We work in partnership with governments, institutions, and health care professionals to make this right a reality.

The Evidence and Impact team at EngenderHealth is a global team responsible for generating, synthesizing and disseminating evidence on the impact and effectiveness of Engenderhealth programs, through rigorous and systematic monitoring, evaluation, research, knowledge management, and learning. Evidence is used for program improvement, organization learning, and to address key knowledge gaps in the field.

Closing Date: 7/20/2017
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Contact Name: Caitlin Shannon,  Program Associate, Research and Learning
Contact Location: 440 Ninth Avenue

New York   NY  10001
United States
Contact Location: 440 Ninth Avenue
  New York   NY  10001
  United States
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How to Apply: bSearch.jsp?org=ENGENDERHEALTH&cws=1

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