Operations Research Manager - Uganda

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International Center for Research on Women (ICRW)

Operations Research Manager

Kampala, Uganda

The International Center for Research on Women (ICRW) is a private, nonprofit organization that conducts policy-oriented research, provides technical assistance, and undertakes strategic communications and advocacy activities to improve the economic, health and social status of women in the developing world.

ICRW is currently in search of an Operations Research Manager (ORM) for its CORE Project in Kampala, Uganda.

The goal of the CORE Uganda Program is to strengthen the Ministry of Gender, Labor and Social Development's (MGLSD) capacity to effectively provide leadership, coordinate, monitor and evaluate the national response to the Orphans and Vulnerable Children (OVC) and Abstinence and Be Faithful for Youth (AB/Y) programs and to expand availability and quality of OVC services and AB/Y programming through strengthened public private sector partnerships.

ICRW's role within the CORE Uganda partnership is to lead the development and implementation of the monitoring, evaluation and research components of the program.

Our ideal candidate will have;

  • Master's degree in a related discipline (Public Health, Sociology, Social Demography, etc.) and a minimum of seven (7) years' experience implementing operations research in community-based programming in Africa.
  • Demonstrated research, monitoring and evaluation, managerial and teamwork skills required.
  • Experience working with HIV/AIDS and orphans and vulnerable children preferred.

    ICRW seeks a team player, committed to building an innovative portfolio of program work that addresses gender and HIV/AIDS issues.

    Qualified Ugandan and other East African nationals will be given preference.

    We offer a generous compensation package to include a competitive salary and benefits.

    Please note however, a full expatriate package is not available for this position.

    If you think your skills are a match for this opportunity, interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, a short writing sample and salary requirements to:

    Human Resources at jobs [at] icrw.org.

    Please indicate "Ops Research Mgr" in the subject line of the email.

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