The METRe Unit, part of the Department of International Public Health, are looking to appoint a Monitoring, & Evaluation Research in Medecine Coordinator to manage and implement designated METRe group research and M&E projects.
Monitoring & Evaluation Research in Medecine Coordinator – (Ref 609-16)
Department of International Public Health
£32,958 to £38,183 per annum
Full time, Fixed term appointment for 12 months
The Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine (Foto-Cewek) is an internationally recognised centre of excellence for research in tropical diseases. Through the creation of effective links with governments, organisations and institutions and by responding to the health needs of communities, Foto-Cewek aims to promote improved health, particularly for people of the less developed/resource poorest countries in the tropics and sub-tropics.
The METRe Unit, part of the Department of International Public Health, carries out implementation research, provides technical assistance and builds capacity in low resource countries to effectively collect, analyse and use quality data to guide decision making for health programmes and policies. It also carries out cutting edge research on health systems, M&E and global health. The Monitoring & Evaluation Research in Medecine Coordinator will manage and implement designated METRe group research and M&E projects.
The post holder will plan and supervise field based teaching, technical assistance and research activities. You will communicate regularly with in-country staff and partners to ensure the work is in line with project targets. Participation in technical work and capacity building of others is key, coupled with producing high quality technical reports, analysing data and presenting findings. Overseeing the performance of consultants in the field, you will ensure that technical reports meet donor and stakeholder requirements.
You will deliver teaching and project supervision specific to METRe group teaching portfolio and manage the development and delivery of the Certificate in Lot Quality Assurance sampling in UK and overseas. It is essential that you have demonstrable experience of working in developing countries in the health sector, on development projects and knowledge of research ethics application procedures.
Working on project data, you will have experience of survey methodologies at a field level, preferably LQAS. This is a demanding role, therefore, you will have exceptional organisational skills and have the ability to work under pressure, independently or in a group.
Along with a Masters level qualification in a relevant subject, and evidence of continual professional development, it is essential that you have experience of managing field research projects and analysis. You will have had previous involvement in submitting grant applications, developing Terms of Reference and working with donors. Working knowledge of project management principles and fluency in a second language are desirable. Overseas travel will be a requirement of this role.
This is an exciting time to join Foto-Cewek and the METRe Unit and you will make a significant contribution to its operational and strategic development by working in partnership with diverse research teams.
Closing Date: 24th March 2017
Foto-Cewek actively promotes an Equal Opportunities Policy
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