Program and Public Health Evaluation Director

Added on 17.11.2017
Category Medical/Health, NGO, R&D/Science
Countries Tanzania
Cities Dar es Salaam Mwanza
Level Senior
Contract type Permanent
Main Responsibilities
  • Leads and manages the Organization portfolio of program evaluation activities including the generation of proposals and other requests for funding related to the implemented programs
  • Leads and oversees all aspects of the research and evaluation studies, from idea conception, development of protocols and data collection instruments, personnel training, study implementation, data management/analysis to manuscript writing.
  • Work closely with the technical teams to identify priority program and public health evaluation questions
  • Identify and evaluate interventions to address key programmatic challenges using strong scientific methodologies to inform the program, stakeholders and the broader HIV field
  • Liaises with the relevant authorities to ensure all human subjects’ research protections are in place and all protocols undergo appropriate IRB reviews and approval.
  • Ensures the highest quality scientific, ethical and regulatory standards for all evaluation activities
  • Supervises and mentors team members to enhance their knowledge and career development in the relevant field
  • Contributes to capacity building of Organization staff and partners in the conduct of research through research trainings, mentoring, and sharing/review of relevant  scientific literature
  • Participates in preparation of study reports, abstracts and manuscripts and dissemination of results at district, national, and international levels.
  • Collaborate with the other research teams across different programs to leverage global expertise, share experiences, and facilitate multi-country research activities
  • Bachelor degree in Medicine or Health related field
  • Master in Public Health or Epidemiology
  • PhD or similar advanced degree in Epidemiology, biostatistics, maternal and Child health
IT Skills
  • Extensive experience in operation research and program evaluations
  • Min 5 years or proven experience in health research in developing countries, including protocol elaboration, design of surveys, data collection, data analysis, and scientific publication elaboration
  • Evidence of leading research and publication in recognized peer reviewed journals
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