We seek an individual with a commitment to sexual and reproductive health, rights, and justice to join the team in Oakland, CA as a Senior Project Manager. The Senior Project Manager will take a leadership role on study teams conducting policy evaluation in restrictive states in the United States and research addressing quality of care in abortion services and abortion stigma in Latin America, South Asia, and sub-Saharan Africa. A competitive candidate for this position will have experience in research management across a diversity of geographic contexts, overseeing multiple projects simultaneously, conducting quantitative and qualitative analyses, and communicating research findings to a range of audiences. Senior Project Managers are responsible for coordinating research portfolios, supervising project staff, managing budgets, building and strengthening project partnerships and contributing to grant-writing, donor reporting, and study design. The person in this position will also represent Ibis in professional settings, the media, and policy discussions. Senior Project Managers should expect to travel up to 30% of the time.
Six or more years of work experience and/or education (advanced relevant degree such as master’s or doctorate) in the fields of public health, demography, epidemiology, or related field
Fluency in Spanish
Experience managing quantitative and/or qualitative studies with demonstrated leadership in recruitment, data collection, and analysis
Ability to manage multiple responsibilities on a range of concurrent projects with attention to detail, flexibility, and creativity
Quantitative training and applied experience in statistical analysis, survey research, or epidemiological methods and use of analysis software such as Stata or R
Demonstrated interest in sexual and reproductive health, rights, and/or justice
Experience with and enthusiasm to lead collaborative research teams in multiple cultural contexts
Ability to make and carry out strategic decisions independently, and to seek input when needed
We particularly welcome those who have:
Experience with qualitative research and exposure to qualitative analysis software such as Atlas.ti or Dedoose
Excellent writing skills
Experience working with advocacy organizations to translate research
Publication track record in peer-reviewed journals
Sense of humor
Ibis is an equal opportunity employer. Ibis seeks to build and maintain a diverse and inclusive workplace; we encourage applications from people of color, people with disabilities, LGBTQ+ people, first-generation college graduates, and people from other underrepresented communities.
Salary and benefits: Salary based on qualifications and experience. Ibis offers a generous benefits package and professional development opportunities.
Deadline for applications: Interested candidates email a cover letter and resume to email@example.com. Priority will be given to applications received by June 10, 2018. Position starts as soon as filled. No phone calls, please.
About Ibis Reproductive Health
Ibis Reproductive Health is a nonprofit organization with a mission to improve reproductive autonomy, choices, and health worldwide. Our core activity is clinical and social science research on issues receiving inadequate attention in other research settings and where gaps in the evidence exist. Our agenda focuses on increasing access to safe abortion and expanding contraceptive access and choices. We partner with advocates, health care providers, policymakers, and other stakeholders who use our research to improve policies and delivery of services in countries around the world to advance reproductive justice and equity. Our offices are located in Cambridge, MA and Oakland CA, USA; and Johannesburg, South Africa. For more information, visit: www.ibisreproductivehealth.org