Research and Evaluation Advisor

Jakarta, Indonesia
Apply by 2 December 2017
Mid-level , Full-time staff position
Posted on 2 November 2017

Job Description

The Research & Evaluation (R&E) Advisor is responsible for providing technical and managerial leadership and strategic direction for Ipas Indonesia’s research, monitoring and evaluation efforts and collaborating with the NC-based technical and program units to ensure high-quality processes and methodologies. Additionally, this position manages R&E team members in the country office and guarantees that best practices are implemented in all R&E activities. The R&E Advisor will ensure that data are shared and used by internal and external audiences through routine review of findings and through dissemination via national and international conferences and publications.


• Provide technical and managerial oversight of the implementation of R&E systems, including data collection, data management and documentation, and results reporting
• Ensure quality control and consistency with Ipas global standards for R&E
• Lead ongoing strategic review and use of R&E findings for program assessment and improvement
• Support the development and implementation of in-country program monitoring system, to ensure achievements of milestones in good quality and timely implementation of the workplan
• Contribute to document preparation for donors and other stakeholders, including data and narrative inputs
• Lead the design, ethical approval, implementation, data analysis, reporting, and administrative support for operations/intervention research and evaluation to test program models
• Train staff and consultants in R&E data collection and processing
• Supervise Ipas Indonesia R&E staff, consultants and interns
• Maintain regular and ongoing communication with technical and program unit staff in Ipas headquarters office and concerned program division of Ministry of Health, Indonesia
• Conduct dissemination of R&E findings, both internally and externally, including workshop organization, report preparation and contributing to peer-reviewed journal articles
• Represent Ipas at local, regional and global professional meetings and conferences
• Collaborate with other Ipas units and country programs to achieve overall organizational objectives
• Carry out other duties as requested


• Master’s degree by research in Maternal Health and FP or MPH
• 8+ years of experience conducting monitoring, evaluation and research in reproductive health programs, preferably working in international organizations.
• 5+ years of experience supervising research and/or monitoring and evaluation teams.
• Experience in applying research findings to inform the design of community and health facility-based interventions.
• Strong quantitative skills, including demonstrated ability in the collection, management, analysis and presentation of quantitative data.
• Strong qualitative research experience.
• Demonstrated ability in word processing, spreadsheet (Excel), and statistical computer packages (Epi Info, Stata, SPSS, SAS). Experience with qualitative packages (Atlas.ti, NVivo) desired.
• Strong management skills, including experience in project administration, supervision of field staff, and communication among global and national staff and partners.
• Strong written and spoken communications skills in English and Bahasa Indonesia.
• Ability and willingness to travel domestically 10%. A limited amount of international travel is required.
• Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work successfully in a cross-cultural, team-based global environment.

About the Organization

Ipas works globally so that women and girls have improved sexual and reproductive health and rights through enhanced access to and use of safe abortion and contraceptive care. We believe in a world where every woman and girl has the right and ability to determine her own sexuality and reproductive health.

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