The Planned Parenthood Federation of Nigeria (PPFN) is a national non-governmental organization promoting Reproductive
Health (RH) in Nigeria. PPFN seeks qualified candidates for the below position under the Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL) funded Project for a one-year contract employment.
Job Code: RA 2015
•The purpose of this position is to support the J-PAL Project in the evaluation of community-based interventions designed to decrease maternal mortality in the rural communities in northern Nigeria (Jigawa) titled strengthening the Midwives Service Scheme with Community Focused Interventions: Evidence from a Randomized Controlled Field Trial in Nigeria.
•The Research Associate will work closely with academic researchers and other field staff to perform a variety of tasks including the following:
•Degree in Economics, Social Sciences, Public Policy, Public Health or related fields.
•Experience in the management of programme implementation or field research in health or development economics in a developing country for at least a year.
•Fluency arid excellent communication skills in English and Hausa
•Flexible, self-motivating, able to manage multiple tasks efficiently, and team player
•Demonstrable ability to manage high-level relationships with partner organizations
•Knowledge of State (strongly preferred) or other data analysis software is preferred.
•Familiarity with randomized controlled trials preferred.
•Good understanding of finances and budgeting is essential.
•Capability to coordinate and supervise other staff.
Method of Application
Qualified candidate should send a letter of application indicating the position applied and justification for their applications and comprehensive resume (as one PDF document) to: firstname.lastname@example.org