Regional Data Use and Behavior Change Advisor Jobs in Ethiopia

Regional Data Use and Behavior Change Advisor Jobs in Ethiopia

  • Development and Project Management, Health Care, Research and Development
  • Addis Ababa, Dire Dawa, Adama, Hawassa, Mekelle and Gambella, Addis Ababa
    Career Level:
  • Mid Level ( 2+ - 5 years experience) Salary: XXX
    Job Description

    Vacancy Announcement
    Position Title:

  • Regional Data Use and Behavior Change Advisor
  • Integrated Field Implementation
    Level: BIII
    Reports to:
  • Regional Evaluation Directors
    Based in:
  • Addis Ababa, Dire Dawa, Adama, Hawassa, Mekelle and Gambella
    Duration of contract:
  • Indefinite based on performance and availability of funds
  • As per organization pay scale plus other PSI/Ethiopia staff benefits.

    Who we are

    We’re Population Services International (PSI), the world’s leading non‐profit social marketing organization.

    We work to make it easier for people in the developing world to lead healthier lives and plan the families they desire by marketing affordable products and services that range from mosquito nets to contraceptives to HIV testing.

    We are a $560m enterprise based in Washington, DC, operating in the private and public sectors in more than 65 countries.

    Join us!

    There are over 9,000 “PSI’ers” around the world. It’s a diverse group of entrepreneurs and professionals with an unusually wide range of backgrounds - from the medical industry to the music business - all with unique skills we bring to the job.

    PSI/Ethiopia wants reimagine healthcare, put the consumer at the center, and whenever possible, bring quality care to the front door.

    We achieve health impact in Ethiopia by working with both government and private partners and harvesting technology innovation to bring quality care closer to communities, schools, and homes.

    We empower consumers by including them in the design of healthcare solutions, offering them more healthcare choices, and helping them to have a voice in influencing national priorities.

    We work with all market actors in the health system to understand their needs, designing and delivering solutions so that market systems can sustainably serve consumers for the long term, helping to support the Government of Ethiopia in achieving Universal Health Coverage.

    We are looking for experienced advisors to lead Data Use and Behavior Change for the cultural transformation for data use for decision making activities under an anticipate 5 years USAID-funded electronic Health Information System activity.

    Essential Functions

  • You will work under the supervision of the Regional Evaluation Directors, in close collaboration with the Integrated Field Implementation team.

    More specifically, you will:

  • Lead the implementation of the Behavior Change Strategy
    on Data Use
  • Oversee quality data-capturing at all levels of the regional and sub-regional level
  • Promote the use of data for decision making at all levels of the health system
  • Ensure that health program managers have the capacity to use data for routine decision making
  • Ensure quality reporting at regional and sub-regional level
  • Supervise the M&E team at regional level
    Oversee data quality assurance activities

    Job Requirements

    Your background

  • A degree in public health, epidemiology, monitoring & evaluation, demography, biostatistics, or statistics or any other similar field
  • Minimum of 6 years of work experience in establishing/ designing M&E systems and tools, and managing data-intensive programs, preferably in health
  • Experience with qualitative and quantitative M&E data collection and analysis methods, including tracking outcome indicators
  • Experience with behavior change and data use
  • Experience in M&E and data quality management related to health programs
  • Demonstrated experience and knowledge in data-capturing and reporting

    What would get us excited?
  • A communicator: You have excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills;
  • Fire in the belly. You bring energy and passion in what you do;
  • Team player. You ‘play well’ with others and have proven ability to obtain buy-in from multiple stakeholders and create change;
  • Leader. You are a visionary role model with demonstrated coaching skills and the ability to inspire those around you to achieve their maximum;
  • Desire to Make the World a Better Place.
  • You have a passion to create change in the world and believe in providing better health solutions to the poor.
  • You might not have been able to do this in your career “to date” but this is a goal in your life.

    How to Apply

    By following our 3 steps application process:

  • Fill out the application form using the following link: Online Application Form.
  • It will only take 5 to 10 minutes.
  • Send your CV and application letter to clearly mark “Application for Regional Data Use and Behavior Change Advisor Position” in the subject line.
  • Check your email and make sure you receive an automatic response acknowledging receipt of your application that means your application was successful.
  • If you don’t receive the automatic response, check again your subject line and if needed, re-submit your CV and application letter with the correct subject.
  • Application deadline 14th February 2019.
  • We’ll call or e-mail you back if there is a good fit on both sides.
  • PSI is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from qualified individuals regardless of race, religion, national origin, sexual orientation or disability.

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