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Technical Advisor III: Senior Research and Evaluation Advisor

Date of post - 4.8.14

Vacancy location - Washington, DC

Work experience - 10+ years

Degree level - Master’s degree in epidemiology, statistics, biological sciences, demography, social sciences, international health or a related field. Doctoral degree preferred.

Position type - full time

Salary - not disclosed

Short description

The Senior Research and Evaluation Advisor (Senior Advisor) will serve as a key member of the Research Team in OHA’s Division of Technical Leadership and Research (TLR).

 Long description

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has been, and continues to be, at the forefront of the US Government (USG) response in the fight against the HIV and AIDS pandemic, funding over $6 billion since the inception of its international program in 1986, with HIV and AIDS programs in nearly 100 countries worldwide. The Agency is also a key partner in the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR), the largest commitment by any nation for an international health initiative dedicated to a single disease – a multi-year, $40 billion multifaceted approach to combating the disease in more than 120 countries around the world.

The Office of HIV and AIDS (OHA) in USAID’s Bureau for Global Health (GH) provides global technical leadership for the Agency and has primary responsibility for leading the Agency’s efforts within PEPFAR.  This includes providing technical leadership on a full range of issues related to HIV and AIDS prevention, care, and treatment; managing numerous research and field support programs; and monitoring the impact of the Agency’s HIV and AIDS programs.

The Senior Research and Evaluation Advisor (Senior Advisor) will serve as a key member of the Research Team in OHA’s Division of Technical Leadership and Research (TLR). The TLR Division provides technical and programmatic guidance on the state-of-the art programs for HIV prevention, care, and treatment as well as the application of related research into effective interventions and policies. The Senior Advisor will provide guidance to USAID, field missions, host governments, and implementing partners in research and evaluation activities as part of implementation of evidence-based HIV and AIDS programs. This position will be of high visibility and impact within and outside of USAID and the USG, with the Senior Advisor participating in interagency and international fora and interacting at a high level with multilaterals, host country ministers of health, and other senior leaders.

 The Senior Advisor will function as a subject matter expert, providing guidance as part of a multidisciplinary team. The Senior Advisor will also work with OHA staff on HIV and AIDS prevention, care, treatment, other HIV and AIDS services, and relevant interagency USG Technical Working Groups (TWGs) which provide leadership within PEPFAR. Technical and programmatic guidance for this position will be provided by the TLR Division’s Team Leader for Research.

Key Responsibilities 

The Senior Advisor will be responsible for leading and providing guidance for the application of empirical data and complex analytical approaches to HIV and AIDS programming and policy challenges in resource challenged settings. Specific responsibilities include:

 A.  Provide technical leadership and support to implementation and biomedical research activities within USAID and PEPFAR programs:

  • Serving as technical advisor to USAID centrally-funded projects covering priority HIV and AIDS implementation science and biomedical research issues.
  • Overseeing the analysis, synthesis, and dissemination of key findings from epidemiological data, modeling literature and implementation research relevant to international HIV and AIDS programs.
  • Preparing and delivering presentations, reference materials, policy papers and reports on implementation research and programmatic topics relating to HIV and AIDS at high-level USG and international fora.
  • Facilitating publishing USAID data in peer-reviewed journals though support for projects, manuscript reviews, and individual manuscript writing and submission.
  • Maintaining up-to-date knowledge of HIV and AIDS research and related programmatic applications, including survey and surveillance data and epidemiological literature.
  • Participating in high-level technical consultations, committees and advisory groups.

 B.  Enhance the application of implementation science and biomedical research in USAID/USG HIV and AIDS program and policies:

  • Overseeing the identification and prioritization of key HIV and AIDS implementation science and biomedical research issues.
  • Providing technical guidance to USAID and USG country teams on HIV and AIDS implementation research, including appropriate monitoring and evaluation methods and strategies, to guide the development and refinement of HIV and AIDS programs.
  • Reviewing research and program evaluation proposals and protocols for appropriateness of research topic, study design and statistical analysis plan.
  • Providing technical guidance for USAID missions and USG teams on implementation research, epidemiological studies, and cost-effectiveness analyses.
  • Reviewing and interpreting research and evaluation reports, including country program results and research project reports and technical publications.
  • As needed, contributing to epidemiological reviews, analyses, and interpretation of survey, surveillance, and implementation research data to monitor and identify results of various HIV and AIDS prevention, care and treatment programs.

 C.  Function as a key member and senior technical resource for the OHA/TLR Research team:

  • Guiding research, technical and programmatic capabilities to promote the activities of OHA.
  • Providing expert guidance for activities undertaken by the PEPFAR TWGs.

 Other tasks or responsibilities may be assigned based on (a) organizational and programming need and/or (b) the Advisor’s own interest. 

Training and Professional Development:

  • Keeping abreast of literature and latest developments in HIV and AIDS implementation science research, survey and surveillance data, epidemiological literature, and biomedical research.
  • Deepening knowledge of empirical data and complex analytical approaches to HIV and AIDS programming.
  • Participating in interagency and intra-agency working groups as appropriate to SOW.
  • Participating in professional continuing education and skills training within the purview of GHFP-II

Qualifications:

Master’s degree in epidemiology, statistics, biological sciences, demography, social sciences, international health or a related field. Doctoral degree preferred.

  • Minimum ten (10) years’ experience working in public health, preferably HIV and AIDS, with at least 3-5 years’ experience working in an international or resource challenged setting, including some experience with health programming in the field.
  • Demonstrated experience in task-oriented team coordination.
  • Experience in health program monitoring and evaluation and the analysis of survey, surveillance or clinical trial data.
  • Knowledge of principles, methods, theories and procedures of epidemiology and statistics, including research design, statistical analysis, and causal inference.
  • Knowledge of principles and practices of behavioral and biomedical research as applied to HIV and AIDS epidemiology, prevention, care and treatment.
  • Familiarity with a variety of HIV and AIDS research and analytical approaches including randomized clinical and community studies and health systems interventions.
  • Demonstrated ability to deal with rapidly evolving problems that have an impact on major program and team management.
  • Excellent written and interpersonal communication skills.
  • A track record of peer-reviewed publications desired.
  • Demonstrated flexibility and openness in responding to changing work priorities and environment.
  • Ability to travel internationally.
  • US Citizenship or US Permanent Residency required.

 All applications must be submitted by 5:00 pm Eastern Time on April 30, 2014

 

Sr. Research and Evaluation Manager, CFED

Date of post - 4.2.14

Vacancy location - Washington, DC

Work experience - 3+ years

Degree level - Master’s degree in economics, political science, sociology, social work, statistics, public policy or a related field

Position type - full time

Salary - not disclosed

Short Description:

We seek a Sr. Research and Evaluation Manager in our Washington, DC office to assist with and conduct economic, quantitative, and policy analyses for CFED’s Applied Research Team.

Long Description:

We seek a Sr. Research and Evaluation Manager in our Washington, DC office to assist with and conduct economic, quantitative, and policy analyses for CFED’s Applied Research Team. The Research Manager will design and implement research projects and program evaluations in the assets field. Our successful candidate will thrive on open collaboration, intellectual curiosity, an energetic, entrepreneurial approach to challenges, an upbeat, collegial environment, and hard work and drive toward fulfilling CFED’s mission of expanding economic opportunity for all Americans.

Responsibilities:

 Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in economics, political science, sociology, social work, statistics, public policy or a related field; 
  • Minimum of two years’ experience working on the ground with organizations to address their research and evaluation needs; 
  • Minimum of three years’ experience conducting both quantitative and qualitative research;
  • Strong program evaluation skills as well as familiarity with a broad range of research methodologies;
  • Expertise using Excel and STATA or other statistical analysis program;
  • Ability to write publishable, high-level research reports;
  • Excellent oral communication and presentation skills;
  • Ability to thrive in a collaborative work setting;Familiarity with the asset-building, financial education, or consumer finance fields preferred

 

Director, Public Health, The Alzheimer’s Association’s

Date of post - 4.4.14

Vacancy location - Washington, DC

Work experience - 5+

Degree level - Bachelor's degree in Public Health or related field required; Masters degree preferred

Position type - full time

Salary - not disclosed

Short Description:

The Director of Public Health serves as the Project Manager for the Alzheimer’s Association’s Cooperative Agreement with the Centers for Disease Control and is responsible for: (1) implementing the initiatives carried out under the Cooperative Agreement; (2) expanding the reach, visibility, and influence of the Association in the public health space; and (3) building support among state and federal policymakers for Alzheimer’s disease as a public health issue.

Long Description: 

The Director of Public Health serves as the Project Manager for the Alzheimer’s Association’s Cooperative Agreement with the Centers for Disease Control and is responsible for: (1) implementing the initiatives carried out under the Cooperative Agreement; (2) expanding the reach, visibility, and influence of the Association in the public health space; and (3) building support among state and federal policymakers for Alzheimer’s disease as a public health issue. This position will be based at our Public Policy office in Washington DC.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

Qualifications

The ideal candidate will have a deep understanding of public health as well as state and federal governments; have experience in the policy aspects of public health; and be able to demonstrate the strategic thinking, judgment, and management skills necessary to direct a program. This is NOT a position that involves the design, development, and delivery of public health programs; rather, it requires a background and experience in public health policy.


• Bachelor's degree in Public Health or related field required; Masters degree preferred
• Minimum of 5 years experience in public health policy; 5 - 10 years experience preferred.
• Minimum of 3 years Government experience; 5 - 7 years preferred.
• Previous work in state or federal government, or in government affairs work at a voluntary
health organization, preferred.
• Experience in building relationships, partnerships, and coalitions on – and in building
support for – public policy issues.
• Ability and willingess to travel as needed.
 

Associate Vice President – International Health Policy, PhRMA

Date of post - 3.24.14

Vacancy location - Washington, DC

Work experience - 5-7 years

Degree level - Master’s or other advanced degree in Public Policy, Health Policy or related field

Position type - full time

Salary - not disclosed

Short Description:

Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America’s (PhRMA’s) International department is seeking an Assistant Vice President to lead development of analytics and health policy strategies on international health system reform efforts such as the role of evidence-informed decision making in universal health coverage and other related health policy topics.

Long Description:

Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America’s (PhRMA’s) International department is seeking an Assistant Vice President to lead development of analytics and health policy strategies on international health system reform efforts such as the role of evidence-informed decision making in universal health coverage and other related health policy topics. This position will work closely with other PhRMA staff, PhRMA member companies, international “sister” associations and consultants to advance PhRMA’s international health policy priorities.

Responsibilities

Key Success Factors

Key success factors for this role include:  ability to analyze and develop content and make recommendations; think strategically and creatively; be flexible and responsive; work independently and collaboratively; a strong team orientation; excellent interpersonal, leadership, communication and organization skills; and desire to learn and grow with the team. 

Requirements

  • Master’s or other advanced degree in Public Policy, Health Policy or related field
  • 5-7 years of professional experience in public policy, health policy, or related field
  • Strong research and writing skills and the ability to synthesize, distill, and communicate complex ideas to a non-technical audience
  • Ability/availability to travel (generally 25% of a given month) to international meetings to represent PhRMA and advance PhRMA International advocacy objectives.

Preferred attributes/skills/experience

  • Experience working with U.S. and/or foreign government stakeholders on public policy or health policy topics
  • Knowledge of healthcare policy topics such as health care financing (including role of private health insurance) and provider payment reform.
  • Knowledge of pubic health topics such as prevention, appropriate use of medicines, and development of clinical guidelines.

 

Director of Development Operations & Strategy, The Urban Institute

Date of post - 4.1.14

Vacancy location - Washington, DC

Degree level - A Bachelor’s degree is required; advanced degree and record of continuing professional development strongly preferred.

Position type - full time

Salary - not disclosed

Short Description:

We seek a Director of Development Operations & Strategy to support our increased visibility, impact and fundraising goals, rooted in the Institute's strong reputation for providing evidence-based policy solutions and rich content.

Long Description:

Building on the Urban Institute’s rich history and continued practice of high quality, nonpartisan research, we have embarked on a new and exciting strategy to become the go-to organization for social and economic policy analysis. We seek a Director of Development Operations & Strategy to support our increased visibility, impact and fundraising goals, rooted in the Institute's strong reputation for providing evidence-based policy solutions and rich content. The Director will work with the Vice President of Development to build and support the fundraising strategy, which includes diversifying the business model.

Currently, the Urban Institute receives funding from federal, state and local governments to conduct research, evaluate programs and offer technical assistance. It also receives philanthropic contributions from individuals, foundations and corporations. This funding supports research, outreach and engagement, and general operating activities of the Institute. Moving forward, we aim to sustain and grow our current government and foundation funding, while developing a model and culture of sustainable and flexible funding. This will include building and expanding foundation, corporate and individual relationships, as well as donor programs with multi-year and multi-million dollar gifts in support of our $79 million budget in 2014. Increased flexible funding will enable us to expand our work and to prepare for new issues, quickly responding to emerging topics, making strategic investments in technology and communications, and reaching new audiences effectively.

The Director will build capacity for increased corporate and individual giving while strengthening foundation funding, and will develop strategic communication and information sharing as we move toward a model and culture of flexible funding. S/he will develop the systems and processes to execute these fundraising priorities and will be responsible for day-to-day team management including implementation of the development plan. This is a unique opportunity to build a fundraising foundation that supports the President’s bold vision for organizational growth and increased visibility and impact.

Qualifications:

The Director of Development Operations & Strategy must have a minimum of five years of experience implementing successful fundraising strategies. The successful candidate will have a broad knowledge of fundraising with a proven track record of developing effective systems, processes and best practices that help fundraising programs grow. S/he must be comfortable working with quantitative information to evaluate performance, inform decision making, and make changes that will help advance the Institute. Given Urban Institute’s innovative and evolving environment, the Director of Development Operations & Strategy must operate comfortably in a hands-on, fast-paced, collaborative atmosphere.                           

 

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