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Strategic Information Expert – Zambia

Panagora Group, a woman-owned small business specializing in global health and international development, seeks a Strategic Information Expert for an anticipated USAID-funded learning and evaluation project in Zambia for the Scaling Up Nutrition (SUN) program. Applicants are required to have experience working with USAID. This is a full-time position located in Zambia.

Responsibilities of the Strategic Information Expert will include:

  • Oversight and quality control for all project data collection and research, including design and management
  • Design and management of focused scientific studies for experimental and operational research and cost-benefit analysis
  • Design, development, and implementation of the project’s learning agenda, including development of evaluation tools, data collection and management, and knowledge sharing
  • Contributing to and helping oversee the project’s collaborating, learning, and adapting (CLA) activities
  • Rendering and presenting data and information for adaptive management, learning and advocacy
  • Supporting key partners in review of key indicators to enhance learning
  • Supporting documentation and dissemination of key indicators, learning and best practices

 

Qualifications:

  • A master’s degree in strategic information-related areas preferred, including applied research, monitoring and evaluation, knowledge management, public health, or related field
  • Minimum 5 years of demonstrated experience preferred in CLA, knowledge management, and monitoring and evaluation
  • Progressive experience in providing technical expertise on learning and evaluation to host governments or the private sector
  • Prior experience with USAID projects, preferably in the public health, agricultural development and/or nutrition sector
  • Prior experience or familiarity with nutrition programming
  • Strong management and communication skills, including excellent writing ability in English
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Prior experience working in Zambia strongly preferred

 

Application Instructions:

To apply, please submit a CV and a cover letter to connect@panagoragroup.net with the position title in the subject line. No telephone inquiries, please. Finalists will be contacted.

Panagora Group is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in its selection and employment practices.