Dec 082016

Organization: Palladium International
Country: Zambia
Closing date: 14 Dec 2016

Palladium is a global leader in the design, development and delivery of Positive Impact – the intentional creation of enduring social and economic value. We work with foundations, investors, governments, corporations, communities and civil society to formulate strategies and implement solutions that generate lasting social, environmental and financial benefits.

For the past 50 years, we have been making Positive Impact possible. With a team of more than 2,500 employees operating in 90 plus countries and a global network of more than 35,000 technical experts, Palladium has improved – and is committed to continuing to improve – economies, societies and most importantly, people’s lives.

Palladium is a child-safe organisation, and screens applicants for suitability to work with children. We also provide equal employment to all participants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, gender, age, disability, sexual orientation, veteran or marital status. In Zambia, Palladium is implementing the USAID District Coverage of Health Services Project (USAID DISCOVER-Health). The project aims to ensure equitable access to and use of high quality health services and products at the district and community levels. DISCOVER-Health will implement a market-based approach that works across the public, social marketing and commercial sectors to target all consumer markets. In doing so, the project will work with the Government of the Republic of Zambia and other stakeholders at the national, provincial and district levels to be strategic partners and stewards to ensure a conducive policy environment for a total market approach. Palladium will conduct and use market-based research to define market segments so that messages, services and products can be appropriately targeted and to ensure that strategic partnerships are created to grow and sustain the overall health market in Zambia.

Palladium is hiring a Social Marketing Research Coordinator for the DISCOVER-Health project in Zambia. The Social Marketing Research Coordinator will support research and evaluation related to the project’s social marketing activities.

  • Support the Social Marketing and Consumer Research Manager and other senior research staff to design the project’s research strategy and develop associated implementation plans.
  • Support senior research staff to develop study protocols, data collection tools, data analysis processes, etc.; ensure that all requirements are met and standards are followed for complying with Institutional Review Board requirements.
  • Support the training of data collectors and program staff as needed to advance research activities, including training on data collection, data entry and data analysis.
  • Contribute to and support the design of a technology driven consumer feedback system to inform program activities and improve marketing strategies.
  • Support the Social Marketing & Consumer Research Manager to undertake planned research studies related to social marketing activities.
  • Proactively identify key program areas for further research and/or analysis to better inform program implementation.
  • Contribute to the synthesis of research results for use by program staff; contribute to written reports outlining study results and proactively identify ways to clearly disseminate research results to a larger audience.
  • Other activities as requested by project leadership.

  • Degree/Diploma in a related field (Public Health, Management or other).

  • At least 3-5 years of research experience; experience working on USAID-funded programs a plus.

  • Experience working on social marketing and/or sales programs a plus.

  • Demonstrated experience supporting research initiatives, including research design, data collection, data entry and data analysis.

  • Proficiency in English at minimum USG FSI-III level or equivalent required.

  • Excellent interpersonal skills; comfortable working independently and in a team.

  • Only Zambian nationals will be considered.

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