Implementation Research and Data Officer, Maternal MMS, Nigeria at Nutrition International


Implementation Research and Data Officer, Maternal MMS, Nigeria at Nutrition International

Nutrition International (NI) formerly Micronutrient Initiative, is a Canadian based International Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) dedicated to improving the health and nutrition of mothers, children and adolescents. At Nutrition International, we make a difference, because nutrition is the difference.

Woven into the very fabric of our approach is the passion and drive of our global team of over 400 people, working in 13 offices across 11 countries with one common goal: transforming the lives of people who need it most through improved nutrition.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Implementation Research and Data Officer, Maternal MMS, Nigeria

Location: Abuja, Nigeria
Reports to: Project and Technical Cordinator

Overview

  • At Nutrition International, we make a difference, because nutrition is the difference.
  • Woven into the very fabric of our approach is the passion and drive of our global team of over 600 people, working in 13 offices across 11 countries with one common goal: transforming the lives of people who need it most through improved nutrition.
  • If you are a motivated and passionate individual who shares our conviction that a better world is possible through improved nutrition, wants to leave the world a little better than they found it, and is looking to be part of a global team with a clear vision, we want to hear from you. Please consider applying for the position below.

Know Our Team:

  • Nutrition International’s Program Operations Unit is responsible for ensuring the efficient and effective delivery of Nutrition International’s core program interventions including program development, design, planning, implementation, monitoring and reporting, and grant management, including setting annual operational planning, budgeting, and review processes.
  • The unit comprises a global team of professionals located in our 10 core countries across Asia, Africa and our headquarters in Ottawa, Canada. Implementation Research and Data Officer, Maternal MMS, Nigeria will be responsible for coordinating the implementation of the research component of the project providing technical support to the research partner and NI team at field level to collate and manage program data.
  • Also, He/She will assist in providing program, financial and administrative support services to the project in the state

About the Role
In this role you will be:

  • Responsible for coordinating the implementation of the research component of the project providing technical support to the research partner and NI team at field level to collate and manage program data.
  • Also, He/She will assist in providing program, financial and administrative support services to the project in the state.
  • Provide technical support to the MMS Technical Advisory Group (TAG) in Nigeria for the design of implementation research (IR) on MMS in select LGAs of Bauchi. Advise on the design and rollout of the MMS program implementation.
  • Provide technical support to the MMS TAG, the Nigeria country office and the implementing agency for the roll-out of the implementation research.
  • Support the TAG to synthesize overall findings to inform decision making around sustainability and scale up in that context

About You

  • You will have a M.Sc / MA / MPH in relevant field with more than 5 years’ experience in research within health and development projects, preferably in nutrition interventions.
  • Additional computer training or certification will be an asset, At least 5 years’ experience conducting research or coordinating research projects

What We Offer

  • A competitive market pay, health and dental benefits and pension plan, flexible work hours, work from home, four weeks of vacation (plus public holidays) and support for learning and development opportunities.
  • We offer a collaborative and engaging work environment.

Application Closing Date
27th September, 2022.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Note

  • Selected candidates must have current legal entitlement to work in Senegal.
  • We thank you for your interest, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
  • Nutrition International is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to an inclusive, equitable and accessible work environment. Upon request, accommodations due to a disability are available throughout the selection process.
  • All our offers are conditional subject to appropriate screening checks and satisfactory reference checks.

 

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