HP+ Tanzania Consultant to Manage Data Collection

  • Mid-level, Short-term contract assignment
  • Posted on 22 February 2019
  • Tanzania
  • Closing on 7 March 2019

Job Description

About Us
Palladium is a leader in developing and delivering positive impact. Our solutions transform lives, businesses, communities, society and economies, creating enduring value. The USAID- and PEPFAR-funded Health Policy Plus project (HP+) is supporting the Ministry of Health, Community Development, Gender, Elderly and Children (MOHCDGEC) on health policy and financing activities, particularly surrounding domestic resource mobilization and technical efficiency for HIV.

Position Summary
Palladium is seeking a qualified Tanzanian consultant to manage a field trial and data collection efforts related to an HP+ analysis on improving uptake and yield of HIV testing services among under-reached populations through monetary or non-monetary incentives. The consultant will work closely with HP+ team members, MOHCDGEC, PORALG, USAID implementing partners, public health facility staff and community health workers, and other stakeholders. The period of performance is from April 2019 - August 2019.

Consultant Responsibilities
* Manage and collect data on feasibility trial at three to five sites (facility-based and community)
* Prepare logistics for data collection
* Ensuring accuracy and completeness of data collection with follow-up at trial sites as necessary
* Data cleaning
* Support development of final implementation note and PowerPoint
* Assist in organizing implementer trainings, workshops, and meetings with U.S. and field-based staff and key stakeholders
* Coordinate with project staff to track progress of activity implementation and reporting; communicate with HP+ on issues affecting data collection
* Disseminate data collection findings to HP+
* Follow up with Institutional Review Board for research ethics clearance as needed

Qualifications
* At least a master’s degree in Social Sciences, Public Health, or Economics with significant experience and demonstration of success in Tanzania conducting data collection and management for field research evaluations related to health services
* Works at a local Tanzanian public research institution
* Familiarity with HIV service delivery and health financing issues in Tanzania
* Excellent English writing, oral communication, and reporting skills
* Quantitative skills, including data analysis and interpretation
* Ability to develop presentations and write summary reports
* Ability to effectively and efficiently perform multiple tasks and balance competing priorities while meeting deadlines
* Ability to work successfully with diverse groups, partners, and colleagues (including frequent communication with Tanzania and Washington HQ team)
* Strong organizational skills and attention to detail

All applications for this position should be submitted online at www.thepalladiumgroup.com via the Careers page. Palladium provides equal employment to all participants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, gender, age, disability, sexual orientation, veteran or marital status.

About the Organization

Palladium is a global leader in the design, development and delivery of Positive Impact - the intentional creation of enduring social and economic value. We work with foundations, investors, governments, corporations, communities and civil society to formulate strategies and implement solutions that generate lasting social, environmental and financial benefits.

For the past 50 years, we have been making Positive Impact possible. With a team of more than 2,500 employees operating in 90 plus countries and a global network of more than 35,000 technical experts, Palladium has improved - and is committed to continuing to improve - economies, societies and most importantly, people's lives.

Palladium is a child-safe organisation, and screens applicants for suitability to work with children. We also provide equal employment to all participants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, gender, age, disability, sexual orientation, veteran or marital status.

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