Survey Methodology and Demography Technical Lead
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In partnership with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), ICAP conducts Population-based HIV Impact Assessments (PHIAs) in specific PEPFAR-supported countries. Each PHIA defines the status of the national HIV epidemic, guide global and local allocation of funding and resources based on evidence, and integrate capacity building of country stakeholders in the design, conduct, analysis, and use of PHIA data.

POSITION SUMMARY:

Reporting to the PHIA Technical Director, the Survey Methodology and Demography Technical Lead will provide demographic expertise and other technical support to ICAP’s efforts to design, implement and analyze PHIA in Nigeria (NPHIA). This individual will serve as part of the NPHIA team and will assist the team in ensuring that all NPHIA activities meet the highest technical and ethical standards.

MAJOR ACCOUNTABILITIES:

Assists the PHIA Project and the HIV Technical Specialist by providing demographic input and other technical input as needed on all aspects of PHIA Project
Reviews the PHIA protocols, SOPs, consent forms, questionnaires, sampling plans, survey team plans and training materials
Plans and implements survey progress evaluations and suggesting adjustments as needed throughout implementation to meet project targets
Guides efforts to design, implement and analyze measurements of mortality
Assists with monitoring the quality, consistency and progress of all HIV impact assessments
Assists in building local technical capacity in the design and implementation of population-based surveys
Guides the design of PHIA data dissemination plans
Assists in the generation and presentation of project reports, publications and presentations
Assists the Senior Technical Director and PHIA Project Director by providing demographic input and other technical input as needed on all aspects of PHIA Project
EDUCATION:

Requires an advanced degree in public health, with a specialization in demography
EXPERIENCE, SKILLS, AND MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Minimum of eight (8) years of experience working on public health projects either in the headquarters of an international organization or in resource-limited settings in the field
Minimum of three (3) years of experience in the design, delivery and evaluation of surveys
Expertise in the measurement of population-based mortality estimates
Extensive knowledge of research design and evaluation concepts and methodologies with a focus on analysis of population-based measures; of standard and appropriate research sources and texts; and of measurement, testing and evaluation procedures
Knowledge of Microsoft Office software programs, including Word, Excel, and Power Point
Ability to analyze issues, draw valid conclusions, and make recommendations; to prepare and present comprehensive statistical and narrative reports; and to conduct effective presentations
Strong knowledge in the application of statistical and database software to demographic analyses, including SAS and MS Access, preferred
Knowledge of current social, economic, and public health issues related to HIV
Excellent organizational and project management skills
Proven ability to effectively train and build capacity of local/country partners
Experience working with donors, implementing partners and other stakeholders. Preferably experience working with the CDC.
Fluent English oral and written communication skills; ability to interact professionally in English
Previous experience in Sub-Saharan Africa
Application Instructions

To apply, please send your CV and cover letter to icap-jobs@columbia.edu with “Survey Methodology and Demography Technical Lead” in the subject line.

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