International Business & Technical Consultants, Inc. (IBTCI), a U.S. based international development consulting company established in 1987, has worked in over one hundred countries and implemented over two hundred projects. IBTCI serves government agencies, private sector companies and several donor agencies. IBTCI specializes in Monitoring &Evaluation (M&E) across many sectors including, but not limited to, conflict and crisis, democracy and governance, economic growth, education, environment, and global health.
Job Title: Researcher Senior Advisor
Reports To: Chief of Party
Type: Regular Full-Time
Classification: This is an exempt level position
IBTCI is currently seeking a Researcher Senior Advisor to support the upcoming USAID/Zambia Evidence for Health Project. The Research Senior Advisor will contribute to building the evidence base for health programming in malaria, nutrition, family planning, maternal and child health, and HIV. The Researcher Senior Advisor will oversee activities such as operations research, special studies, assessments, and big data analyses and will provide technical assistance to the development of Zambian research institutions and junior Zambian researchers. This activity will provide technical assistance to USAID/Zambia Health Office, implementing partners and Government of Zambia stakeholders for improving health data systems and utilization. The anticipated period of performance of this activity is 5 years with an estimated start date of October 2018.
The position is contingent upon successful award.
Essential Duties/Tasks and Responsibilities:
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Education: Master’s degree in social sciences, public health, statistics, or a related area from an accredited institution required; PhD preferred.
Working Environment: Work is performed in a typical corporate office environment.
Physical Requirements: This is largely a sedentary position that requires the ability to speak, hear, see, and lift small objects up to 25 lbs.
Supervisory Responsibilities: This position does not have supervisory responsibilities.
Travel: Travel throughout Zambia as necessary.
No phone calls please. All candidates will be acknowledged, but only final candidates for particular activities will be contacted.
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