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External Research Consultant, Tanzania

Discussion in 'Nafasi za Kazi na Tenda' started by Maxence Melo, Oct 25, 2012.

  1. Maxence Melo

    Maxence Melo JF Founder Staff Member

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    PSI Tanzania seeks a consultant to oversee the implementation of its qualitative and quantitative research portfolio.

    • The consultant will manage the relationship with the local research agency contracted to implement PSI Tanzania research studies, including ensuring that all research reflects agreed upon protocols, quality assurance standards, and all contractual terms and conditions.
    • The consultant will be responsible for working with the research agency to finalize all study designs, data collection tools, and study monitoring tools.
    • The consultant will perform data analysis, and coordinate with external consultants for analysis where appropriate.
    • The consultant will work closely with the PSI Tanzania programmatic and management teams to interpret and utilize results as part of the annual marketing planning process.
    • The consultant will report the Director of Programs.
    • The consultant will participate in the recruitment process for key Research Department staff.
    • Manage the PSI Tanzania research department, including the M&E unit;
    • Develop all study designs according to established PSI methodologies;
    • Support program and marketing staff to identify research needed to design, improve, monitor and evaluate programming;
    • Support PSI Tanzania's programmatic and communication staff to build their skills in interpreting research results and using a research-to-action approach to guide programmatic decisions and activities;
    • Strengthen the capacity of and transfer skills to the implementing agency's research team to independently implement, manage, and improve PSI Tanzania's research activities;
    • Manage research agency staff implementing PSI Tanzania's research activities;
    • Provide technical assistance to the implementing agency in areas of quantitative research design, sampling strategy, data analysis, and dissemination of results to internal and external stakeholders;
    • Provide technical assistance to the implementing agency research staff in the design of qualitative studies, including the development of communication concepts and pretest of communication strategies, as needed;
    • Identify and manage appropriate training opportunities in the areas of mapping, behavioral tracking and impact measurement of communication campaigns and qualitative research; and,
    • Assist in the hiring of a full time Research and Strategic Information Manager for PSI Tanzania.
    • Train PSI Tanzania Research Department staff, as needed

    • Masters degree, or higher, with experience in public health, behavioral sciences, population studies, psychology, communication, marketing, or a related field plus 7-10 years relevant work experience.
    • Demonstrated familiarity with PSI research methodologies
    • Demonstrated ability to manage a research agency for research study implementation
    • Demonstrated ability to build research capacity of staff of varied levels of experience.
    • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple concurrent studies.
    • Experience in the design, management, analysis, interpretation, and dissemination of behavioral research in public health.
    • Experience with quantitative and qualitative methods.
    • Proficiency with statistical analysis of health survey data and multi-variate analysis skills preferred.
    • Demonstrated ability to inform programmatic decisions using research and routine monitoring data.
    • Proven experience managing a diverse team.
    • Proficiency in SPSS and STATA preferred.

    How to apply:
    CV and cover letter must be submitted to: eaconsulting@psi.org

    PSI is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from qualified individuals regardless of race, religion, national origin, sexual orientation or disability.

    Applications Closing date: 23 Nov 2012
  2. Bosi Michembe

    Bosi Michembe JF-Expert Member

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    Duh! Aisee.. Haya kazi kwenu watu wa Kanda ya ziwa nyumbani hapo msiache kuAplly wengine mlie tu..
  3. Mshindo

    Mshindo JF-Expert Member

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    Wapi imeandikwa kuwa ni kazi za nyumbani kanda ya ziwa.Me Inglish is not my mother land. Pliz help!
  4. Bosi Michembe

    Bosi Michembe JF-Expert Member

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    Hawajaandika popote mzee ila nimesema kutokana na uzoefu wangu...