MOMENTUM is a suite of USAID-funded projects that seek to accelerate reductions in maternal, newborn, and child mortality and morbidity in high-burden, USAID-supported countries by increasing the capacity of host country institutions and local organizations to introduce, deliver, scale up, and sustain the use of evidence-based, quality, equitable maternal, newborn, and child health (MNCH), voluntary family planning (FP) and reproductive health (RH) services.
MOMENTUM Knowledge Accelerator is a five-year project led by prime grantee Population Reference Bureau (PRB), with collaboration from sub-grantees, John Snow Inc. (JSI) and Ariadne Labs (both PRB and JSI are based in Washington D.C.). MOMENTUM Knowledge Accelerator is focused on monitoring and evaluation, innovation and adaptive learning, knowledge management, and strategic communication for a suite of USAID awards under the MOMENTUM umbrella. The consortium will:
Synthesize and package key program data, information, and learning from across the suite of awards
Promote and track the use of data and learning for improving MNCH/FP/RH programming
Share best practices with key regional and global stakeholders through various live and digital platforms
Raise broad awareness about the project's impact.
As part of the work to achieve these goals, MOMENTUM Knowledge Accelerator will catalyze innovations that advance the fields of Measurement, Adaptive Learning, and Knowledge Management through a virtual learning lab called
Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience required
7+ years of related experience required
Master's Degree is strongly preferred
Experience with maternal, newborn, and child health, family planning and / or reproductive health (MNCH / FP / RH) strongly preferred
Experience with adaptive learning and / or adaptive management practices, particularly for measurement, monitoring & evaluation, implementation, and/or quality improvement content areas strongly preferred
Experience conducting health care or related research or evaluation in low or middle income countries, preferentially implementation research or health systems delivery research or evaluation strongly preferred
Experience in a role requiring leadership and collaboration both within an organization and with external partners, as experience in efficiently and diplomatically working as part of a team effort preferred
Experience in program implementation, providing implementation training, and/or other capacity building activities in managing public health programs in low or middle income country settings preferred
High level of data literacy, including metric design and utilization at the global, national, sub-national and facility levels, particularly in global health fields preferred
Multitasks, prioritizes, and recognizes when concerns need to be escalated in a fast-paced environment preferred
Strong interpersonal and communication skills, including presenting scientific ideas and results both verbally and in writing preferred
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER: We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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