Full Time
November 17, 2023
Lilongwe, Malawi
November 25, 2023

Company: African Institute for Development Policy (AFIDEP)

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AFIDEP is a regional non-profit research and policy Institute whose mission is to institutionalize a culture of consistent use of evidence in public policy formulation and implementation to address various development challenges in Africa.

AFIDEP, together with other partners, is implementing a five-year global project called Building Capacity for Integrated Family Planning and Reproductive Health (FP/RH) and Population, Environment and Development (PED) Action (BUILD) funded by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) through the Office of Population and Reproductive Health (PRH) in Washington D.C. The other consortium partners are Leadership for Environment and Development Southern and Eastern Africa (LEAD SEA); PATH Foundation Philippines Inc. (PFPI); FHI 360; and Pan-African Climate Justice Alliance (PACJA). For more information about us, visit our website www.afidep.org

AFIDEP is seeking to recruit a Population, Environment, and Development (PED) Director with experience in cross-sectoral development policy, research, MEL,and programming to join our team.

The role will be the technical PED lead of the project, providing technical support to our cross-sectoral PED policy, research, and advocacy efforts towards achieving the BUILD project objectives. The role shall provide support to the Project Director with strategic leadership and oversight of the BUILD project.

The position could be at either AFIDEP’s Nairobi or Lilongwe offices.

The successful candidate will have a PhD or Masters’ Degree in social sciences i.e. international development, demography, public health, environment, climate change or related field, with at least 5 years post-graduation experience in cross-sectoral development policy, research, and programming.

They should possess strong research and analytical skills, including experience with quantitative and qualitative data analysis, as well as the ability to communicate complex issues to a range of audiences.

To apply: Please visit our website (www.afidep.org) for a detailed advert to see the full description of this position before applying.Please submit a detailed CV and cover letter to recruitment@afidep.org including the position title “Population Environment and Development Director – BUILD” on the subject of the email by 25th November, 2023. Your cover letter should highlight your relevant experience and qualifications, explaining your interest in this position. Your CV should include three relevant referees. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

AFIDEP is an Equal Opportunities Employer and does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process.