Nov 9, 2017

India: Senior Public Health Specialist, USAID/India Reproductive, Maternal, Neonatal, Child and Adolescent Health Evaluation

NGO/UN Job Vacancy



Organization: Social Impact
Country: India
Closing date: 27 Nov 2017

Social Impact is a global development management consulting firm. We provide monitoring, evaluation, strategic planning, and capacity building services to advance development effectiveness. We work across all development sectors including democracy and governance, health and education, the environment, and economic growth. Since 1997 we have worked in over 100 countries for clients such as US government agencies, bilateral donors, multilateral development banks, foundations, and nonprofits.

Proposal Objective:

SI is responding to a Task Order under the Asia Learning and Monitoring and Evaluation (ALME) contract to conduct a mid-term evaluation of the USAID/India Scaling up Interventions in Reproductive, Maternal, Neonatal, Child and Adolescent Health (RHMNCH+A) Project, the purpose of which is to support the Government of India and private sector in their efforts to reduce morbidity and mortality rates regarding reproductive, maternal, neonatal, child and adolescent health.

The mid-term evaluation will assess the results achieved and overall progress made by the project against its objectives, evaluate the key strategies adopted by the project in scaling up its efforts and provide lessons learned and insights from various components of the project that will help inform USAID/India’s future designs in RHMNCH+A health sector.

Position Description:

Social Impact is seeking a Senior Public Health Specialist to support the future evaluation of the RHMNCH+A project. The Senior Public Health Specialist will assist the Senior Evaluation Specialist (Team Leader) in drafting the overall evaluation framework, and participate in the desk study, interviews, and other data collection. He/she will also analyze the data with input from team members to draft the evaluation report. It is expected that work will take place remotely, and with travel throughout India.

Responsibilities:

  • Advise on public health approaches across family health services (reproductive, maternal, neonatal, child and adolescent health).
  • Contribute to the development of the evaluation design, data collection activities, and report writing.
  • Participate in desk study, interviews, and other data collection, including conducting site visits with the evaluation team. Analyze the data with input from the team members to draft the evaluation report and presentation.

Qualifications:

  • Advanced degree in reproductive health, child health, public health, community development or a related relevant field required.
  • At least six years of experience in the design, management and evaluation of public health programs, with a focus on RMNCH+A
  • Expert knowledge in integrated public health programming in the context of RMNCH+A programs; familiarity with public and private actors in the health sector required.
  • Demonstrated understanding of USAID operational, management and technical approaches, including health systems strengthening, is highly desired.
  • Knowledge of current best practices in integrated health service delivery, capacity-building and health systems strengthening.
  • Prior experience in India is highly desired.
  • Strong analytical and report writing skills and task management.
  • Fluency in spoken and written English is required.

Come join our energetic and innovative team! We offer you the opportunity to play a leading role in the growth of our company, work as part of a creative and committed team, and make a difference in the well-being of our world.

To learn more about Social Impact, please visit our website: http://ift.tt/MSbgpL

SI is an EEO/AA/ADA Veterans Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

Only selected candidates will be contacted for an interview. Please, no phone calls.


How to apply:

Please apply for the opportunity through the Social Impact careers website here:
http://ift.tt/2AuLHuF