Country Portfolio Manager

The Country Portfolio Manager (CPM) is a member of the Project’s Field Operations Division and performs technical research duties.
Position Type Permanent Staff (EHRA NF)
Department Carolina Population Center-631100
Working Title RA - Country Portfolio Manager
Appointment Type EHRA Non-Faculty Research
Position Posting Category Research Professionals
Salary Range Dependent on Experience
Full Time/Part Time? Full-Time Permanent
Hours per Week 40
Vacancy ID NF0002525
Position ID 01002931
Posting Open Date 05/17/2017
Application Deadline
Open Until Filled Yes
Proposed Start Date 06/12/2017

MEASURE Evaluation, a global USAID-funded multi-partner project focusing on population, health and nutrition monitoring and evaluation (M&E) activities based at the Carolina Population Center (, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, has an immediate opening for a Country Portfolio Manager to assist in the monitoring of MEASURE Evaluation’s field programs. MEASURE Evaluation focuses on monitoring and evaluation (M&E) and health information systems (HIS) for improving health sector decision making.

The Country Portfolio Manager (CPM) is a member of the Project’s Field Operations Division and performs technical research duties. The CPM works in close collaboration with other Field Operations staff to ensure cohesive and effective implementation of field-funded programs, as well as coordination of field- and core-funded activities implemented in countries. The CPM provides strategic information needed by Project Senior Management for programmatic and budgetary decision making, and assists with facilitating key partnerships critical to the functioning of MEASURE Evaluation. In this role, the CPM coordinates cross-partner collaboration at the field level, facilitates training and technical updates for field-based staff, and ensures clear and systematic information-sharing between field-based staff, central staff, and Project Senior Management. From time to time, the CPM is also called upon to assist country teams in the delivery of their approved scopes of work.

Reporting to the project’s Director for Field Operations, the CPM will provide research technical assistance, individually or as part of a Field Operations team, to organizations and institutions in developing countries, as well as to global institutions (such as the United Nations agencies and international donor organizations) on issues related to the monitoring and evaluation of population, health and nutrition programs, including HIV/AIDS, TB, and Malaria.

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