LivingGoods Senior Manager - Global Research & Learning Jobs in Uganda

LivingGoods Senior Manager - Global Research & Learning Jobs in Uganda


The Opportunity

Our strategic plan for growth has 3 objectives: to scale, spread, and strengthen. The Senior Manager, Global Research & Learning will strengthen research, analytics and learning across the organization ensuring that we continue to deepen impact, learn from new innovations, and build evidence for our advocacy efforts.

Ensure excellence in research, learning and knowledge sharing. As we expand you will ensure that our research is rigorous and data reliable. You will use LG’s data and other data and research to advise the best ways to strengthen the program and deliver lasting results in community health.

Drive learning from innovation. You will lead research and learning related to our health program innovations. You develop theories of change, design evaluation frameworks and create and verify data collection tools, analyze and interpret data, and ensure strong documentation and dissemination of results at key milestones.

Your background

Technical chops.

  • You have at least 7+ years’ experience as a researcher or in monitoring and evaluation focused roles in non-profits, social enterprises or foundations.
  • You have a master’s degree or equivalent in related field such as public health, economics. PhD is highly valued.
  • Research, monitoring and evaluation skills.
  • You have designed and led operations and implementation science research studies.
  • You have expertise in evaluation design, best practices and both quantitative and qualitative methodologies.
  • You have strong methodological and analytical skills with a track record of supporting program evaluations and research from project inception through post analysis and dissemination.
  • You have excellent proficiency with excel and statistical software (Tableau, STATA, SAS, SPSS, R) and survey software tools.
  • You are familiar with publicly available data sets such as DHIS, MIS, DHS and others.
    Strategy & learning.
  • You are a strategic thinker with experience developing theories of change, designing evaluation frameworks, building and testing data collection tools, analyzing data, and translating insights for program learning and advocacy.
  • Writing & presentation skills.
  • You have demonstrated experience translating complex
    data into actionable recommendations, presenting complex information to a variety of stakeholders in a clear and concise manner, contributing to peer reviewed articles, and writing white papers and other internal briefs.
  • You can write simply about complex topics and teach others to do the same.
    Community health curiosity.
  • When it comes to public health, you’re a voracious reader.
  • You stay current on new research.
  • You like asking tough questions and wading through information to answer them.
    Project Management.
  • You are organized, have strong project management skills and are able to effectively manage multiple projects simultaneously and prioritize accordingly.
    Systems builder.
  • You like creating strong systems, processes and tools for collecting, using and translating data. When you see a need for a better way, you keen to roll up your sleeves and make it happen
    Collaborative spirit.
  • You actively listen and communicate. You connect easily with your team and colleagues internally and externally.
  • You are keen to help others out and proactively look for ways to contribute.
  • You can inspire your team, and you enjoy developing the capabilities of colleagues.
    Lives our values.
  • You can thrive in our culture – you can demonstrate inclusion, integrity, innovation, quick footedness, collaboration, and accountability.
  • You have proven track record of publications as a lead author in high impact conferences and journals specific to community and public health research.

    How to Apply
  • Interested and qualified candidates should apply online by 8th June 2019
  • For more information and job application details, see; LivingGoods Senior Manager - Global Research & Learning Jobs in Uganda

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