Evidence and Learning Advisor

Job Information

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    Category Admin & HR Jobs
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    Posted On Jan 29 ,2021
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    Qualifications Master
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    Employer Name Population Services International
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    Contact Email [email protected]

Job Description

  • Ensuring technical excellence in research planning and execution
  • Providing technical and strategic oversight by ensuring that research, learning and evaluation activities are well planned, strategic, and rigorous. This includes: developing or providing inputs to Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL) plans and budgets, developing or strengthening evidence inputs during program design, approving and supporting the quality execution of the project’s research plans, engaging with senior country leadership to identify research needs, ensuring ethical and data protection policy compliance in human subjects and high-risk program research, and ensuring that study documentation is introduced into PSI’s knowledge management systems. On strategic projects, the Evidence and Learning advisor leads or engages with local teams and external consultants on logical framework development, study design, questionnaire development, data collection, data analysis, report writing or review, dissemination, and data use.
  • Supporting data use and thought leadership initiatives
  • PSI will support its partners to conduct several research studies and data collection activities to inform, adapt and evaluate PSI programs. The Evidence and Learning Advisor will facilitate and support the use and transform research findings into evidence-informed program actions by implementing data to action frameworks, facilitating data use workshops, and developing appropriate formats to communicate research results to different audiences. The Evidence and Learning Advisor will also contribute to the learning agenda and facilitate contributions to thought leadership workstreams, including conducting evidence synthesis review workshops, drafting or reviewing conference abstracts, engaging with and contributing to external communities of practice, and writing and submitting manuscripts for peer review.