Panagora Group, a woman-owned small business specializing in global health and international development, seeks mid- and senior-level specialists to support an anticipated Evidence for Development (E4D) contract for USAID / West Africa.
The specialists will provide a range of research, monitoring, and evaluation methodological support to USAID / West Africa’s health program.
Most work will be undertaken within West African countries.
Qualifications. Candidates must possess a post-graduate degree in a relevant field and a minimum of 6 years of relevant professional experience.
Experience with USAID and / or PEPFAR is strongly preferred. Candidates must have excellent reporting and writing skills.
Fluency in written and spoken English is required; advanced French language preferred. Residence in West African countries is preferred but not required.
Technical and / or Methodological Fields of Specialty. Candidates must have expertise in one or more of the following fields of specialization :
HIV prevention, testing, treatment or care
TB prevention, testing, treatment or care
Family planning, maternal and child health
Global health strategic information (SI) and health information systems
Health program costing
Key populations (men who have sex with men, transgender women, sex workers, people who inject drugs) and / or priority populations (children, adolescent girls and young women)
Orphans and vulnerable children
Site Improvement through Monitoring System (SIMS) assessment and analysis
Data quality assessment
US statutory requirements related to family planning and HIV / AIDS compliance
USAID program cycle, including performance management plan (PMP) and monitoring and evaluation plan (M&E plan) development and implementation
PEPFAR reporting requirements and systems
Research methods, including literature reviews, systematic reviews, secondary data analysis, surveys, qualitative research, case studies
Geographic information systems and geospatial analysis
Analyses relevant to USAID programming (e.g., gender, environmental, sustainability, political economy, climate change vulnerability, social soundness, youth, institutional)
USAID and PEPFAR performance monitoring and indicators
Organizational capacity building
USAID collaborating, learning, and adapting (CLA) methods