DevTech Systems Inc Latest Job Recruitment [8 Positions]

Posted on :

19 Dec, 2017

Category :

Vacancies in Nigeria

DevTech Systems, Inc. (DevTech) is an international consulting firm and small business dedicated to development, with over 30 years of experience providing advisory services and technical assistance to government, private sector, and civil society stakeholders in more than 100 countries. We are a data driven organization that specializes in informing policy making by delivering focused data-driven evidence-based analysis products and services. DevTech core practice areas include: Economic and Data analysis, Monitoring and Evaluation, Education and Youth Development, Gender and Inclusive Development, and Public Financial Management.

We are recruiting to fill the positions below:

Job Title: Pharmaceutical Sector Technical Expert
Location:
 Abuja
Overview
USAID/Nigeria contracted DevTech Systems on a four-year activity known as the Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL) Program, which is designed to provide USAID and its implementing partners with continuous, on-the-ground, on-demand and systematic support on performance monitoring, data verification, impact and performance evaluations, project and activity level monitoring, evaluation and learning plans, organizational learning, capacity building, and knowledge management.

Responsibilities

  • Review of background documents and preparation work
  • Attend team planning meetings and in-brief with USAID
  • Support the development of the workplan and data collection tools, including pre-testing and revisions
  • Conduct information and data collection activities in Abuja and several zones for field data collection
  • Support the development of the evaluation report, and preparation and presentation of preliminary findings
  • Conduct exit brief and development of report outline
  • Support the development of the final evaluation report, in consideration and inclusion of USAID’s feedback

Deliverables

  • Evaluation work plan
  • Evaluation design (protocols)
  • In-briefing upon arrival in Abuja, mid-term updates, and final exit briefing
  • Draft evaluation report
  • Final evaluation report with final PowerPoint presentation

Qualifications

  • Availability and willingness to be in Nigeria for up to four weeks, beginning in January/February 2018
  • Minimum of 10 years of experience in the pharmaceutical sector with knowledge of quality assurance systems for medicine in developing country contexts
  • Expertise in pharmaceutical products quality control
  • Relevant sector experience in  health, public health, international development
  • Familiarity with USAID’s evaluation policies and guidance included in the USAID Automated Directive System (ADS) in Chapter 200
  • Strong technical/evaluation report writing and communication/presentation skills
  • Proficient and native-level fluency in English
  • US and Nigerian citizens encouraged to apply

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to Apply for this Position

 

Job Title: Team Leader
Location:
 Abuja 
Job Description

  • USAID/Nigeria contracted DevTech Systems on a four-year activity known as the Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL) Program, which is designed to provide USAID and its implementing partners with continuous, on-the-ground, on-demand and systematic support on performance monitoring, data verification, impact and performance evaluations, project and activity level monitoring, evaluation and learning plans, organizational learning, capacity building, and knowledge management.
  • The MEL Program is recruiting for a Team Leader/ Senior Evaluation Specialist for the PQM mid-term evaluation.

Responsibilities

  • Review of background documents and preparation work
  • Attend team planning meetings and in-brief with USAID
  • Develop the workplan and data collection tools, including pre-testing and revisions
  • Conduct information and data collection activities in Abuja and several zones for field data collection
  • Develop the evaluation report, and preparation and presentation of preliminary findings
  • Conduct exit brief and development of report outline
  • Develop the final evaluation report, in consideration and inclusion of USAID’s feedback

Deliverables:

  • Evaluation work plan
  • Evaluation design (protocols)
  • In-briefing upon arrival in Abuja, mid-term updates, and final exit briefing
  • Draft evaluation report
  • Final evaluation report with final PowerPoint presentation

Qualifications

  • Availability and willingness to be in Nigeria for up to four weeks, beginning in January/February 2018
  • Minimum of 10 years of experience in evaluation design, data collection, analysis, and reporting writing, including both quantitative and qualitative experience
  • Relevant sector experience in health, public health, international development
  • Relevant knowledge in quality of pharmaceutical products standards would be an added advantage
  • Familiarity with USAID’s evaluation policies and guidance included in the USAID Automated Directive System (ADS) in Chapter 200
  • Strong technical/evaluation report writing and communication/presentation skills
  • Proficient and native-level fluency in English
  • US and Nigerian citizens encouraged to apply

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to Apply for this Position

 

Job Title: Health System Expert
Location:
 Abuja
Description

  • USAID/Nigeria contracted DevTech Systems on a four-year activity known as the Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL) Program, which is designed to provide USAID and its implementing partners with continuous, on-the-ground, on-demand and systematic support on performance monitoring, data verification, impact and performance evaluations, project and activity level monitoring, evaluation and learning plans, organizational learning, capacity building, and knowledge management.
  • The MEL Program is recruiting for a Health Systems Expert for the PQM mid-term evaluation.
  • Promoting the Quality of Medicines (PQM) is a USAID-funded program aimed at strengthening medicines quality assurance systems to sustainably ensure the quality and safety of medical products and protect public health.
  • This is accomplished by strengthening medicines quality assurance and quality control systems focusing on the production, distribution, and inspection of local and international pharmaceutical manufacturers.

Responsibilities

  • Review of background documents and preparation work
  • Attend team planning meetings and in-brief with USAID
  • Support the development of the workplan and data collection tools, including pre-testing and revisions
  • Conduct information and data collection activities in Abuja and several zones for field data collection
  • Support the development of the evaluation report, and preparation and presentation of preliminary findings
  • Conduct exit brief and development of report outline
  • Support the development of the final evaluation report, in consideration and inclusion of USAID’s feedback

Deliverables

  • Evaluation work plan
  • Evaluation design (protocols)
  • In-briefing upon arrival in Abuja, mid-term updates, and final exit briefing
  • Draft evaluation report
  • Final evaluation report with final PowerPoint presentation according to specified template

Qualifications

  • At least ten years’ experience working with the Nigeria Health system, specifically on programmatic or policy issues related to the quality and production of medicines.
  • Relevant experience in Public Health
  • Familiarity with NAFDAC and it’s functions within the Nigeria health system
  • Familiarity with USAID’s evaluation policies and guidance included in the USAID Automated Directive System (ADS) in Chapter 200
  • Strong technical/evaluation report writing and communication/presentation skills
  • Proficient and native-level fluency in English

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to Apply for this Position

 

Job Title: Logistics Specialist
Location:
 Abuja
Overview

USAID/Nigeria contracted DevTech Systems on a four-year activity known as the Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL) Program, which is designed to provide USAID and its implementing partners with continuous, on-the-ground, on-demand and systematic support on performance monitoring, data verification, impact and performance evaluations, project and activity level monitoring, evaluation and learning plans, organizational learning, capacity building, and knowledge management.

Responsibilities

  • Coordinate and prepare for international travel, data collection activities
  • Data collection and in-country travel support

Qualifications

  • Availability and willingness to be in Nigeria for up to four weeks, beginning in January/February 2018
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in planning and organizing field site visits for evaluations
  • Knowledge of key actors in the National Agency for food and Drug Administration control (NAFDAC) and other relevant regulatory bodies and stakeholders in Nigeria
  • Strong technical/evaluation report writing and communication/presentation skills
  • Proficient and native-level fluency in English
  • Nigerian citizens encouraged to apply

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to Apply for this Position

 

Job Title: Team Leader/Evaluation Specialist
Location
: Abuja
Job Type: Full Time
Project Summary/Job Description
USAID/Nigeria contracted DevTech Systems on a four-year activity known as the Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL) Program, which is designed to provide USAID and its implementing partners with continuous, on-the-ground, on-demand and systematic support on performance monitoring, data verification, impact and performance evaluations, project and activity level monitoring, evaluation and learning plans, organizational learning, capacity building, and knowledge management.

The MEL Program is recruiting for a Team Leader/Evaluation Specialist for the Challenge TB (CTB) evaluation.

Challenge TB (CTB) is a USAID funded program and one of the main global mechanisms to support USAID’s current strategy for TB control. CTB’s goal is to strengthen TB services to improve prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and care, especially for vulnerable and high-risk populations, by utilizing US government funding and leveraging other available resources to implement innovative strategies that will yield the best results.

Responsibilities

  • Provide team leadership, manage team’s activities and ensure all deliverables are met in a timely manner
  • Review of background documents and preparation work
  • Attend team planning meetings and in-brief with USAID
  • Develop the workplan and data collection tools, including pre-testing and revisions
  • Conduct information and data collection activities in Abuja and several zones for field data collection
  • Develop the evaluation report, and preparation and presentation of preliminary findings
  • Conduct exit brief and development of report outline
  • Develop the final evaluation report, in consideration and inclusion of USAID’s feedback

Deliverables:

  • Evaluation work plan
  • Evaluation design (protocols)
  • In-briefing upon arrival in Abuja, mid-term updates, and final exit briefing
  • Draft evaluation report
  • Final evaluation report with final PowerPoint presentation according to specified template

Qualifications

  • Availability and willingness to be in Nigeria for up to six weeks, beginning in February till March 2018
  • Minimum of 10 years of experience in evaluation design, data collection, analysis, and reporting writing, including both quantitative and qualitative experience
  • Relevant sector experience in public health. Experience in TB intervention programs in developing countries will be an advantage
  • Demonstrated experience leading program evaluations utilizing both quantitative and qualitative methods
  • Experience as a Team Lead in developing country context, preferably sub-Saharan Africa
  • Familiarity with USAID health programs and USAID’s evaluation policies and guidance included in the USAID Automated Directive System (ADS) in Chapter 200
  • Strong technical/evaluation report writing and communication/presentation skills
  • Proficient and native-level fluency in English
  • Excellent skills in consensus building, planning, facilitation and ability to keep to a timeline
  • Ability to interact with host government officials, civil society partners, and other stakeholders

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to Apply for this Position

 

Job Title: Tuberculosis (TB) Expert
Location:
 Abuja
Job Description

  • The MEL Program is recruiting for a Tuberculosis (TB) Expert for the Challenge TB (CTB) evaluation.
  • Challenge TB (CTB) is a USAID funded program and one of the main global mechanisms to support USAID’s current strategy for TB control.
  • CTB’s goal is to strengthen TB services to improve prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and care, especially for vulnerable and high-risk populations, by utilizing US government funding and leveraging other available resources to implement innovative strategies that will yield the best results.

Responsibilities

  • Serve as a member of the evaluation team, providing expertise in TB
  • Review of background documents and preparation work
  • Attend team planning meetings and in-brief with USAID
  • Support the development of the workplan and data collection tools, including pre-testing and revisions
  • Conduct information and data collection activities in Abuja and several zones for field data collection
  • Support the development of the evaluation report, and preparation and presentation of preliminary findings
  • Conduct exit brief and development of report outline
  • Support the development of the final evaluation report, in consideration and inclusion of USAID’s feedback

Deliverables:

  • Evaluation work plan
  • Evaluation design (protocols)
  • In-briefing upon arrival in Abuja, mid-term updates, and final exit briefing
  • Draft evaluation report
  • Final evaluation report with final PowerPoint presentation according to specified template

Qualifications

  • Availability and willingness to be in Nigeria for up to six weeks, beginning in February till March 2018 At least 8 years’ experience with TB projects; USAID project implementation experience preferred
  • Expertise in TB service delivery/systems
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, including experience successfully interacting with host government officials, civil society partners, and other stakeholders
  • Experience in developing country context, preferably sub-Saharan Africa
  • Familiarity with USAID’s evaluation policies and guidance included in the USAID Automated Directive System (ADS) in Chapter 200
  • Strong technical/evaluation report writing and communication/presentation skills
  • Proficient and native-level fluency in English.

Terms

  • This position description should not be construed to imply that the requirements are the exclusive standards of the position nor will it be the sole basis for any subsequent employee evaluations.
  • Incumbents will follow any other instructions and perform any other related duties as may be required by their supervisor.
  • All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, protected veteran status or other status protected by applicable law.

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to Apply for this Position

 

Job Title: Evaluation Specialist
Location
: Abuja
Job Type: Full Time
Project Summary/Job Description
USAID/Nigeria contracted DevTech Systems on a four-year activity known as the Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL) Program, which is designed to provide USAID and its implementing partners with continuous, on-the-ground, on-demand and systematic support on performance monitoring, data verification, impact and performance evaluations, project and activity level monitoring, evaluation and learning plans, organizational learning, capacity building, and knowledge management.

The MEL Program is recruiting for an Evaluation Specialist for the Challenge TB (CTB) evaluation.

Challenge TB (CTB) is a USAID funded program and one of the main global mechanisms to support USAID’s current strategy for TB control. CTB’s goal is to strengthen TB services to improve prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and care, especially for vulnerable and high-risk populations, by utilizing US government funding and leveraging other available resources to implement innovative strategies that will yield the best results.

Responsibilities

  • Serve as a member of the evaluation team, providing quality assurance on evaluation issues
  • Review of background documents and preparation work
  • Attend team planning meetings and in-brief with USAID
  • Support the development of the workplan and data collection tools, including pre-testing and revisions
  • Conduct information and data collection activities in Abuja and several zones for field data collection
  • Support the development of the evaluation report, and preparation and presentation of preliminary findings
  • Conduct exit brief and development of report outline
  • Support the development of the final evaluation report, in consideration and inclusion of USAID’s feedback

Deliverables:

  • Evaluation work plan
  • Evaluation design (protocols)
  • In-briefing upon arrival in Abuja, mid-term updates, and final exit briefing
  • Draft evaluation report
  • Final evaluation report with final PowerPoint presentation according to specified template

Qualifications

  • At least 7 years’ experience in USAID M&E procedures and implementation
  • At least 5 years’ experience in design and implementation of evaluations
  • Relevant sector experience in public health. Experience in TB intervention programs in developing countries will be an advantage
  • Strong knowledge, skills, and experience in qualitative and quantitative evaluation tools
  • Experience implementing and coordinating others to implement surveys, key informant interviews, focus groups, observations and other evaluation methods that assure reliability and validity of the data
  • Experience in data management; analysis of quantitative and qualitative data using analytic software
  • Demonstrated experience using qualitative evaluation methodologies, and triangulating with quantitative data
  • Able to review, interpret and reanalyze as needed existing data pertinent to the evaluation
  • Strong data interpretation and presentation skills
  • Familiarity with USAID’s evaluation policies and guidance included in the USAID Automated Directive System (ADS) in Chapter 200
  • Strong technical/evaluation report writing and communication/presentation skills
  • Proficient and native-level fluency in English

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to Apply for this Position

 

Job Title: Research Assistant
Location: 
Abuja
Job Description

  • The MEL Program is recruiting for a Research Assistant for the PQM mid-term evaluation.
  • Promoting the Quality of Medicines (PQM) is a USAID-funded program aimed at strengthening medicines quality assurance systems to sustainably ensure the quality and safety of medical products and protect public health.
  • This is accomplished by strengthening medicines quality assurance and quality control systems focusing on the production, distribution, and inspection of local and international pharmaceutical manufacturers.

Responsibilities

  • Review of background documents and preparation work.
  • Attend team planning meetings and in-brief with USAID
  • Support the development of the workplan and data collection tools, including pre-testing and revisions
  • Conduct information and data collection activities in Abuja and several zones for field data collection
  • Support translation of data collection tools and transcripts
  • Support administrative and support tasks as assigned to ensure smooth implementation of the evaluation
  • Support the development of the evaluation report, and preparation and presentation of preliminary findings
  • Support the conduct of exit brief and development of report outline
  • Support the development of the final evaluation report, in consideration and inclusion of USAID’s feedback

Deliverables

  • Evaluation work plan
  • Evaluation design (protocols)
  • In-briefing upon arrival in Abuja, mid-term updates, and final exit briefing
  • Draft evaluation report
  • Final evaluation report with final PowerPoint presentation according to specified template

Qualifications

  • At least five years’ experience working with the Nigerian health system, with basic familiarity on quality control of pharmaceutical products
  • Experience conducting surveys, key informant interviews and focus group discussions, both facilitating and note taking.
  • Strong technical/evaluation report writing and communication/presentation skills
  • Proficient and native-level fluency in English.

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to Apply for this Position

Note:

  • This position description should not be construed to imply that the requirements are the exclusive standards of the position nor will it be the sole basis for any subsequent employee evaluations.
  • All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, protected veteran status or other status protected by applicable law.
  • Incumbents will follow any other instructions and perform any other related duties as may be required by their supervisor.