Research Program Officer
PMA is seeking a full-time Research Program Officer to support data management and analysis activities across all project countries and in Baltimore, with a particular focus on Francophone countries. PMA Francophone countries currently include Burkina Faso, Cote d’Ivoire, Niger and DRC. Major responsibilities include providing remote/in-person technical assistance during field staff trainings, field pre-testing, and data collection, including computer programming and data management activities. As the PMA platform has been operating for the past five years, the Research Program Officer will also take a lead role in building local capacity within the Francophone teams to become more self-sufficient in data management, and analysis through leading regular training.
Associate Director of Operations (Sr. Program Officer II)
The Associate Director of Operations will oversee technical operations for PMA surveys and will manage the team providing support from Baltimore to PMA global partners. They will take the lead for developing the research protocol for the survey and liaise with the JHSPH IRB on applications and modifications and coordinate with partner organizations on their IRB submissions as required. Responsibilities also encompass leading the development of questionnaire content and design in coordination with PMA leadership and faculty and drawing upon external consultants as required. This requires working closely and with the Data Engineering Team on questionnaire programming in ODK for smartphone administration and with country partners in pre-testing questionnaires. The Associate Director of Operations will serve as the liaison between the Gates Institute and Jhpiego. This includes working on joint donor reports and global workplans. The Associate Director of Operations will be responsible for managing any other separate awards for PMA given to the Gates Institute. As a part of the capacity building initiative in the next phase of PMA, they will work with the entire technical team to coordinate capacity building efforts across the project geographies. In this capacity, they will supervise the capacity-building team members. As a member of the PMA Leadership team, the Associate Director of Operations will help to set priorities for the project overall and represent the project with external funders. They will also be responsible for ensuring compliance with financial obligations and contractual policies as well as overall recruitment for the project.