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Research Coordinator - Futures Group (Tanzania)

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  1. Maxence Melo

    Maxence Melo JF Founder Staff Member

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    Position Summary
    Futures Group is recruiting a Research Coordinator for a new evaluation study of the scale-up of gender-based violence interventions in Tanzania.

    Key Responsibilities
    • Serves as manager of the Tanzania-based evaluation study data team and reports to the U.S.-based Project Director; provides technical guidance to the data team, which is situated within a local research institution.
    • Manages day-to-day evaluation study protocol operations of data collection, data entry, data management, and data quality assurance.
    • Liaises with the international and local principal investigators, coordinating their technical direction and inputs with regard to study operations.
    • Contributes to the development of the evaluation study protocol monitors and ensures that the study is conducted according to protocol.
    • Contributes to data analysis and dissemination of findings.
    • Provides analytical and evaluative techniques to identify, consider, and resolve issues or problems.
    • Leads and organizes project trainings, workshops, and meetings.
    • Participates, and represents the organization as needed, in outside project-related meetings and workshops.
    • Participates in and/or prepares necessary technical and program-related reports, including presentations and manuscripts for scientific publication.

    • Advanced degree in public health, such as epidemiology, biostatistics, or related field.
    • 8+ years of experience in public health research involving larger-scale data collection.
    • Experience implementing facility- and community-based field research in sub-Saharan Africa required; experience with GBV and HIV and other health programs preferred.
    • Demonstrated project management and operations skills including team building and team management.
    • Strong interpersonal, writing, presentation and organizational skills.
    • Demonstrated problem solving, analytic, financial, and evaluative skills.
    • Attention to detail and ability to effectively and efficiently perform multiple tasks and balance competing priorities often within a required timeframe.
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English and Kiswahili.
    • Familiarity with the political, social, economic, and cultural context of working in Tanzania.

    Preference will be given to local nationals.

    Physical Demands
    • Regularly required to stand or sit, and move about the facility

    Work Environment
    • Usual office working conditions free of disagreeable elements.

    How to apply:
    All applications for this position should be submitted online at via the Careers page. Futures Group provides equal employment to all participants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, gender, age, disability, sexual orientation, veteran or marital status.

    Applications Closing date: 13 Apr 2012