Research Project Manager (m/f)

PSI - Population Services International

PSI is recruiting a Research Project Manager (m/f), to be based in Maputo, Mozambique.
  • Responsible for supervising and providing direction throughout the process including the coordination of logistics for pre-testing study tool, training of field team and data collection.
  • Collaborating with stakeholders and partners at, national, provincial and community level
  • In coordination with PSI research team, supervise and provide direction throughout the process including the coordination of logistics for pre-testing study tools
  • Ensure undertaking effective collection, analysis and use of programmatic data
  • Testing research questions and adapts interventions based on evidence and insights
  • Using interactive techniques to gain insights on target audience and use evidence-based insights to inform programming
  • Liaising the communication between PSI and the local ethic committee ensuring all necessary amendment to the study protocol are communicated and implemented on time
  • Synthetizing external and internal evidence on effectiveness of interventions in the project
  • Provide support on to lead implementation of monitoring project performance
  • Degree in relevant field, research background or equivalent experience in public health, behavioral sciences, population studies, psychology, communication, or a related field
  • At least 5 years of experience in the design, management, analysis, and dissemination of research in public health
  • Working experience in market research (including behavioral segmentation), process evaluations, operational research, evaluations of communications effectiveness, and mobile health technologies
  • Substantial experience with electronic data collection, designing and implementing monitoring and evaluation systems
  • Ability to design and implement a wide range of quantitative and qualitative health research
  • Experience in implementing programs at the community-level
  • Demonstrated ability to inform programmatic decisions using research results
  • Excellent writing and presentation skills
  • Fluency or strong working knowledge of oral and written Portuguese and English
  • Demonstrated ability to oversee quality of multiple current studies
  • Familiar with MIS systems and processes
  • Understanding of complex information and requirements
  • Good planning and organization Skills
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong leadership, strategic thinking and analytical skills
  • Availability to travel frequently
  • Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted
  • Interested applicants who meet the above requirements may submit their applications (cover letter and CV)
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  • Published 09.05.2019
  • Expires 20.05.2019
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