United States of America: Short-term Consultancy: Global Health Expert to Support a FINAL Evaluation

Organization: Manitou, Inc.
Country: United States of America
Closing date: 07 Nov 2016

Main Objective

The main objective is to support the conduct of a high-profile, strategic evaluation to assess the extent to which institutional strengthening initiatives have been effective over the course of a four-year period, and based on the evidence determine lessons for the future. The sector of this work is Global Health, and specifically Polio, Malaria, Gastrointestinal Diseases, and Family Health. This assignment will an opportunity for travel inside and outside of the United States.

Specific Duties

Contribute to the overall design of the evaluation (Inception Report)
Support the development of in-depth interview guides and focus group guides and provide notes of interviews
Help to facilitate focus group discussions with individuals whose first language may not be the English Language
Provide insightful, evidence-based report sections (findings, conclusions, actionable/specific recommendations, and lessons learned) to the final evaluation report
Provide meaningful, technical input to the Stakeholder Validation Workshop to be held at the end of the contract in March/April 2017
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Essential Requirements**
Profound cross-cultural awareness and ability to relate to colleagues working in public health at every level from policy to implementation
Be a strong team player with a high level of flexibility
Sense of humor

Knowledge and Skills
Advanced degree in Public Health subjects (e.g., Polio, Malaria, Gastrointestinal Diseases, and Family Health, HIV/AIDS, Integrated Health Systems, Vaccines, Advocacy campaigns, etc…
Five to seven years experience in program evaluation
Experience in leadership, communications and relationship management
Critical thinking, research skills, and analytical skills
Proficiency with MS Word, PowerPoint, Excel

How to apply:

Send your resume to hr@manitouinc.com. Please specify in the subject line “Global Health Evaluation”. Resume must include your contact information (email and telephone number) and your daily rate.

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