SEFPP Strategic Information Director John Snow International Country Director Population Council
LOCATION : Cairo - Egypt
ASSIGNMENT LENGTH :
One Year (Renewable pending availability of funds)
The Population Council is part of a consortium that is led by John Snow International (JSI) to implement the five-year USAID-
funded Strengthening Egypt’s Family Planning Program (SEFPP) to institutionalize and strengthen family planning in Egypt.
The SEFPP will work in the nine governorates of Upper Egypt and the slum areas of Cairo and Alexandria, and will support the Family Planning (FP) sector of the Ministry of Health and Population (MOHP) and the National Population Council (NPC) at the national, governorate, and district levels as well as with the private sector, communities, and clients to increase access to and demand for quality family planning.
Description of Responsibilities :
The Research and Learning (R&L) Manager will lead the design, implementation, analysis, and reporting of research and guide staff and local partners in identifying high-
research protocol development; instrument design; implementation; statistical sample design; analysis; and, reporting results orally and in writing for required reports, technical briefs, and other forums as appropriate / identified.
S / he will lead a series of capacity building activities for MOHP, NPC, and other entities to support evidence-based decision making.
S / he will attend and represent SEFPP in relevant events and meetings, make oral presentations of study results at local and international conferences, and participate in other SEFPP activities as requested by the Population Council, Chief of Party (COP), and the Strategic Information (SI) Director.
The R&L Manager will be supervised by the SEFPP’s SI Director - JSI and will coordinate technical collaboration with the Country Director (Population Council).
Specific Responsibilities :
e. databases, data dictionaries, analysis code, questionnaires, study protocols, research training materials, and other materials, etc.).
standards and practices in all research undertaken by the program.
analyses for internal audiences (e.g. program staff, reports, technical briefs, etc.) and external audiences
e.g. stakeholders, partners, other forums), including the sharing of insights and implications using clear
non-technical language for clients at all levels of understanding.
identified by the program.
units and implement a series of training workshops as identified.
MOHP / NPC research units.
and other technical or other briefs as identified and required.
on program performance, improvements, drive decision making, and for advocacy purposes.
PhD. degree in public health with a minimum of five years of experience in program-related reproductive health
research in Egypt; Computer skills are essential, including word processing, graphics and statistical analysis
e.g. Stats, SPSS); Sound decision making skills, as well as, excellent organizational, communication and
analytical skills; Excellent presentation and writing skills in both Arabic and English; Ability to work as
member of a multi-stakeholder team and willingness to manage multiple tasks and responsibilities
simultaneously and ability and willingness to travel to governorates and slum areas, as well as internationally if
Benefits and Remuneration :
This position is available for immediate appointment. A competitive salary level, commensurate with the
responsibilities and the applicant’s past experience will be provided, in addition to the complete package of
Population Council benefits for locally hired staff.
We are seeking an individual to fill the position described.