Overview

This role is remote, with the possibility of international travel dependent on COVID-19 status safety, and restrictions.

Description

Nexleaf is a nonprofit technology company that partners with countries to ensure they have the data they need to build lasting solutions that improve the health of people. We are committed to transforming global health systems using data-driven insights.

We have built a team of curious skeptics, data lovers, social justice advocates, forward-thinking computer scientists, and public health experts that are on a mission to rethink how life-saving solutions are designed and delivered. Partnering with leading organizations such as Google.org, Gavi, Qualcomm, and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, we are focused on measurable and long-lasting impact.

The Role

Do you want to play a role in ensuring vaccines are distributed effectively around the world? We’re looking for someone with a passion for data-driven solutions that is excited about using monitoring and evaluation data to rapidly learn, regularly iterate, and systematically ensure our programs are having an impact and contributing to global learning and policy around vaccines. As a member of the Advocacy Department, you’ll help our team protect and support the infrastructure required to get safe vaccines to 1 in 10 children born each year.

Our team works with governments to ensure they have the data needed to manage strong cold chains, and partners to solve gaps in knowledge and programmatic needs. Reporting to the Director for Vaccine Programs, you’ll ensure that Nexleaf is collecting and translating learnings from our programs into actionable recommendations for global vaccine advocates and policy-makers. We believe the right data can transform vaccine delivery around the world, and we’re looking for a teammate with ambitions as big as ours!

In this role, you will:

Translate Data to Learning and Impact

  • Identify actionable conclusions, lessons, and impact from evaluations and research studies
  • Articulate and share lessons learned and impact with a non technical audience
  • Lead the development of advocacy and policy agenda-setting pieces using learnings from study data (i.e.journal articles, research pieces, external presentations)
  • Regularly iterate and question programmatic impact, providing insights for the team to fail fast and learn faster
  • Contribute to the fulfillment of donor reports and requests

Deliver Actionable Data

  • Analyze project monitoring and evaluation study data (qualitative and quantitative) using statistical software for improve programs, iterate on approaches, and contribute to global knowledge
  • Collaborate with the Senior Data and Informatics Specialist to develop dynamic data visualizations using study data and data from remote temperature monitoring devices
  • Update monitoring and evaluation design to adapt to program and context changes

Lead the Design and Implementation of Project Research and Evaluations

  • Conduct literature reviews to support evaluation designs
  • Lead the development of program evaluation plans and other research designs to fit local context and programs, including longer term, research based approaches as well as shorter term rapid testing and evaluation
  • Develop IRB/ethics committee protocols, with support from in-country team members
  • Assist with the development of scopes of work for in-country research consultants/firms and review proposals

Training and Data Collection

  • Lead the development of quantitative and qualitative data collection tools, including mobile/electronic tools, with support from the Vaccine Team
  • Develop data collection training guides and oversee training local data collectors
  • Assist with supervising data collection and quality assurance during collection
  • Own the development and maintenance of database tables,
  • Prepare data and develop codebooks for analysis of qualitative data

Requirements

  • 5+ years developing and implementing monitoring, evaluation and learning plans incorporating both quantitative and qualitative analysis
  • Expertise in quantitative and qualitative statistical software (STATA, SPSS, R, SAS, Atlas.t, Nvivo, Deddosse, etc.)
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Proficient technical writing skills and ability to produce lean reports and documents
  • Ability to translate data into language for advocacy and policy setting stakeholders
  • Must be available for regular morning or evening calls outside of standard work hours to communicate with team members and stakeholders in global time zones

Preferred Qualifications

  • Familiarity with developing program logic models/logframes
  • Understanding of the global health sector
  • Experience monitoring and/or evaluating human-centered design projects
  • Can thrive in an early-stage program and/or small, growing organization with high levels of uncertainty and be willing to adapt to changing priorities and complexity
  • Experience translating data into policy or advocacy efforts
  • Experience training staff on data collection

Benefits

  • Amazing start-up culture that’s purpose-driven and highly collaborative
  • Fast-paced, high performing team focused on learning and getting better every day
  • Benefits including health, retirement and generous PTO (15 holidays, 3 weeks vacation, 1-2 week year-end office closure)
  • Flexible work hours
  • 80 hours of parental leave
  • Pet inclusive sick leave
  • 401k employer matching