One Health and Development Initiative (OHDI)


Advisor, Right-Fit Evidence at Innovations for Poverty Action

advisor at innovation for poverty action

Application deadline: 6th June 2024

Location: This role is open to the following offices: Colombia, Cote d’Ivoire, Ghana, Kenya, Liberia, Malawi, Mexico, Nigeria, Peru, Rwanda, Sierra Leone, Tanzania, Uganda, and Zambia.

Innovations for Poverty Action (IPA) is a research and policy nonprofit that discovers and promotes effective solutions to global poverty problems. IPA brings together researchers and decision-makers to design, rigorously evaluate, and refine these solutions and their applications, ensuring that the evidence created is used to improve the lives of the world’s poor. 

About the role:

  • The Advisor will play a crucial part in providing Monitoring, Learning, and Evaluation (MEL) advice to inform effective policy-making.
  • Collaborate with partners to develop and strengthen their Theories of Change (ToCs) and Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning (MEL) plans.
  • Offer continuous technical guidance and training to partners on various aspects of MEL and evidence-based decision-making.
  • Prepare and present advisory and analytical deliverables, ensuring clear communication and maintaining high standards.
  • Contribute to the development of new projects by participating in scoping meetings, designing methodologies, and crafting concept notes or proposals.

Eligibility requirements:

  • 2-5 years of relevant work experience, which includes, for example, work in MEL, data analysis and management, consulting and project management, and research and development
  • Superior analytical, quantitative, and conceptual thinking skills
  • Entrepreneurial self-starter mindset, highly adaptable, and versatile, with strong multi-tasking skills
  • Ability to travel up to 20% of your time
  • English language fluency
  • Passion for making data-driven decisions a reality in the international development sector.
  • A Bachelor’s or Master’s degree (Master’s preferred) in economics, statistics, public policy, international development, social science, or related fields. 

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