Breakthrough RESEARCH NGO Job Recruitment

Breakthrough RESEARCH NGO Job Recruitment

Breakthrough RESEARCH/Nigeria (B-R/N) project is under the global Breakthrough RESEARCH (B-R) project which is a USAID-funded initiative to generate research and evaluation evidence to inform USAID/Nigeria’s investments in social behavior change (SBC) programming.

We are seeking professionals to fill the position below:

Job Title: Research Coordinator

Location: Abuja, Nigeria
Job Type: Contract, Full-Time
Reporting To: Director of Research, Monitoring and Evaluation and Research Application and Knowledge Management Specialist, Breakthrough Research
Jobs Supervised: None
Assignment Length: 4 years, dependent on funding Position

Responsibilities

  • Provide support to the technical team in planning, coordinating, tracking, and reporting on research and evaluation activities.
  • Arrange logistics for field studies.
  • Assist Director of Research, Monitoring and Evaluation and Research Application and Knowledge Management Specialist in their daily activities.

Qualification

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university.

Application Closing Date
Monday, 6th May, 2019.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV and Cover Letter, including current and expected salary to:  hr@br-nigeria.org  using “Research Coordinator” as the subject of your mail.

Note:  Only Shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

 

 

Job Title: Research Application and Knowledge Management Specialist

Location: Abuja, Nigeria
Job Type: Contract, Full-Time
Reporting To: Deputy Chief of Party and Director of Research, Monitoring and Evaluation, Breakthrough Research
Jobs Supervised: Research Coordinator(s)
Assignment Length: 4 years, dependent on funding Position

Responsibilities

  • Directly focus on increasing use of proven SBC interventions.
  • Develop systems to aggregate, synthesize and share SBC evidence from a broad range of implementers.
  • Monitor and evaluate dissemination efforts.
  • Solicit and use feedback from end users including, but not limited to, Breakthrough-ACTION/Nigeria.
  • Work closely with the Social Behavior Change and Innovations Advisor on the Breakthrough-ACTION/Nigeria in-country activities.
  • Facilitate the co-design and applicability of complementary SBC research conducted by the activity.

Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in public health, communication, or a related social or behavioral science field
  • At least three (3) years’ experience in a knowledge management role related to development programming, preferably in a research to practice context.
  • At least ten (5) years’ experience interpreting research for programmatic audiences and sharing this information via a range of media, including social media.
  • Experience developing communication plans and strategies and managing/supporting communities of practice.

Application Closing Date
Monday, 6th May, 2019.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV and Cover Letter, including current and expected salary to:  hr@br-nigeria.org  using “Research Application and Knowledge Management Specialist” as the subject of your mail.

Note:  Only Shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

 

 

Job Title: Deputy Chief of Party and Director of Research, Monitoring and Evaluation

Location: Abuja
Job Type: Contract, Full-Time
Assignment Length: 4 years, dependent on funding
Reporting To: Chief of Party, Breakthrough RESEARCH/Nigeria Location: Abuja, Nigeria
Jobs Supervised: Research Application and Knowledge Management Specialist, Research Coordinator(s)

Position Summary

  • Breakthrough RESEARCH/Nigeria (B-R/N) project is under the global Breakthrough RESEARCH (B-R) project which is a USAID-funded initiative to generate research and evaluation evidence to inform USAID/Nigeria’s investments in social behavior change (SBC) programming. B-R/N is seeking a Deputy Chief of Party/Director of Research, Monitoring and Evaluation, Breakthrough Research in the Abuja, Nigeria project office, to carry out the following responsibilities: Responsibilities:
  • Work closely with the COP to contribute to overseeing the operations of the B-R Nigeria evaluation activities.
  • Support the strategic direction and management of the project.
  • Mobilizing national research networks and relevant assets within and across partners.
  • Identify and promote cutting-edge, quantitative and qualitative research and analysis techniques.
  • Manage and ensure high-quality research by reviewing protocols and providing research technical input.
  • Direct implementation of SBC research studies where necessary.
  • Ensure that evaluation activity data are mined systematically to generate and promote innovations and lessons that improve ongoing programming.
  • Develop systems to access and use tactical data for decision making in real time.
  • Identify and propose new applications of data to improve SBC program design, monitoring, and evaluation. Work closely with the Breakthrough ACTION M&E team.

Qualifications

  • Advanced degree in Public Health, Communication, or a related Social or Behavioral Science field (preferably a doctorate).
  • At least eight (8) years of experience working across diverse program sectors within international development.
  • At least ten (10) years of demonstrated success in developing, testing, and documenting innovations.
  • Demonstrated ability to interact effectively with both health and social science-based projects and researchers.

Application Closing Date
Monday, 6th May, 2019.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV and Cover Letter, including current and expected salary to:  hr@br-nigeria.org  using “Deputy Chief of Party” as the subject of your mail.

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