Operations Research Advisor at Marie Stopes International Organisation Nigeria (MSION)

Marie Stopes International Organisation Nigeria (MSION) is a result-oriented Social Business, which uses modern management and marketing techniques to provide reproductive health care and allied services. MSION’s goal is to meet the needs of underserved Nigerians and dramatically improve access and use of a range of reproductive health services. MSION is part of Marie Stopes International’s Global Partnership which is in over 37 countries worldwide.   The core responsibility of these posts is to use your:■ initiative ■ energy ■ persistence ■ results orientation ■ drive ■ integrity ■ enthusiasm ■ commitment to personal developmentTo further MSI’s partnership mission: enabling individuals to have children by choice, not chance.Responsibilities:A. Lead MSION Operations Research Activities:Represent MSION technical expertise in professional circles through meetings, conferences and presentationsDevelop and maintain professional relationships with colleagues and donors in country, region or worldwide networksGuide the design, implementation and continual refinement of all operational researches in MSION in consultation with the RME Manager  Contribute to the development of knowledge management processes to ensure that the M&E system, tools and methods provide statistical and analytical validation of PRISM. Provide input into the development of a web-based M&E management system that supports M&E data entry, management, analysis and reporting; facilitates M&E knowledge management and knowledge sharing; and improves communications.Identify opportunities for and provide technical assistance in design and implementation of Operations Research studies.B. Participate in Research Activities:Strengthen organizational capacity in application of state of the art M&E methods and techniques, including program/project/study designClosely collaborate with staff and/or facilitate the design of programs, projects, and studies, including review and provision of feedback on selected program/project/study designs, survey methodology and findings; performance monitoring plans, evaluation methodology and findings.Assist in the coordination, design and implementation of selected project mid-term and final evaluationsAssist in writing, developing, and/or reviewing project proposals, detailed implementation plans, and abstracts for submission to conferences and publications.C. Support monitoring and evaluation activities:Technical and experiential knowledge of the range of applied research and monitoring and evaluation techniques, including the relationship of information systems to program, field, and global initiativesAbility to program in SPSS, Epi-info, STATA, Microsoft Access, and other research related applicationsSupport on-going indicator monitoring.AgreementMarie Stopes International Organisation Nigeria (MSION) is an equal opportunities employer.

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