The Health Policy Expert will support the evaluation design, implementation, and reporting activities for the evaluation.
The key role of the Health Policy Expert is to ensure that sector considerations are adequately integrated in the design, instruments, data collection, examination and reporting of the evaluation deliverables.
The Health Policy Expert will work closely with the evaluation team and will receive support from the MEL activity leads.
The period of performance of this assignment will be 12 months from its initiation, which is anticipated in September 2021, with a part-time dedication.
Support the evaluation design, the theory of change analysis, and the construction of indicators.
Review primary and secondary sources of information in health policy issues related to physical and psychosocial rehabilitation for victims.
Direct the development of the thematic framework that will address evaluation questions related to health, health policy and physical and psychosocial rehabilitation for victims.
Assure that data collection instruments are sufficient and appropriate to address rehabilitation and health-related evaluation questions.
Oversee the quality of quantitative and qualitative data collection, in particular data related to health and rehabilitation evaluation questions, assuring that data collected provide available evidence to address such questions.
Participate in the coding process of the qualitative instruments, and provide a thematic review of the process, in the production of the codebook.
Contribute to the study of qualitative, quantitative, and secondary in health policy issues related to physical and psychosocial rehabilitation for victims.
Support the Team Leader in other activities as requested, such as preparing reports and presentations for USAID and the Implementing Partner.
Perform the application of qualitative instruments in fieldwork for the qualitative data collection.
Bachelor’s degree in social sciences, economics, social work, or another relevant field required; Graduate degree in relevant field preferred.
At minimum of seven years of relevant experience.
Experience in health policy issues related to physical and psychosocial rehabilitation for victims required.
Knowledge of secondary or administrative data on victims’ issues is highly desired.
Proven ability to deliver quality analysis, tables, and written products and explanations.
Experience with USAID evaluations preferred.
Ability to conduct interviews and focus groups in Spanish.
Intermediate or advanced knowledge of both written and oral Spanish and English required.
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