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Rockville, Maryland, United States of America
JOB #R1903983

International Survey Manager - Rockville, MD

International Health and Development

International Survey Manager

Rockville, MD

ICF's Social, Environment, Energy, and Development Solutions (SEEDS) Division seeks a Survey Manager with international experience to work in our Rockville, Maryland office. Our division supports international health and development projects, including the population-based surveys, research and assessments, and monitoring and evaluation. A global audience including national governments, donor agencies, and stakeholders use the information that ICF generates to monitor their progress and to make decisions. As a Survey Manager, you will work on a variety of surveys, including food security, nutrition, resilience, and HIV, and have an excellent opportunity for growth alongside recognized experts in the field.

Responsibilities:

  • Designing and adapting questionnaires, drafting survey protocols, and obtaining IRB-approval
  • Reviewing computer-assisted personal interviewing (CAPI) data entry systems
  • Developing, negotiating and/or managing survey budgets with host country implementing organizations
  • Preparing or adapting training materials and working with implementing agencies to train local field staff in questionnaire content and interviewing techniques
  • Working with implementing agency to ensure proper fieldwork procedures
  • Supervising field operations;
  • Monitoring data collection and data quality; and
  • Writing survey reports, including descriptions of survey activities and interpretation of survey results
  • Communicating throughout all stages of the survey process with other staff, implementing agencies, USAID Missions, and other key stakeholders in a clear and timely manner
  • Manage survey teams that include staff members and local data collection firms to ensure the highest quality of work.
  • Developing and implementing work plans, agreements, and subcontracts

Basic Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree or PhD in demography, public health, survey methods, nutrition, epidemiology, or other relevant field of study
  • Relevant experience and a broad familiarity with subject matter related to food security, gender, poverty reduction, nutrition, agriculture development, natural resources management, resilience, HIV, and vulnerable populations
  • At least 5 years of experience conducting survey research in developing countries
  • Experience in survey design, managing, leading and coordinating population-based household surveys in developing countries
  • Familiarity with applied statistical packages, preferably STATA, SPSS and/or SAS
  • Strong organizational and program management skills, including the ability to balance multiple tasks simultaneously and set strategic priorities
  • Proficiency in MS Office Applications (Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, Excel)
  • Fluency in spoken and written English
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills as demonstrated by the delivery of high-quality presentations and written reports
  • Familiarity with subcontracting processes including developing scopes of works and budgets and monitoring subcontractor performance
  • Ability to work both independently and in teams
  • Ability to travel internationally up to 25-30% of time

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 7+ years of experience in survey design, managing, leading and coordinating population-based household surveys in developing countries
  • Knowledge of and experience in survey design for complex surveys and complex survey data analysis
  • Project management experience on international programs
  • Experience training in anthropometry measurements and using computer assisted personal interviewing (CAPI)
  • Proficiency in one or more of the following languages: French, Portuguese, or Spanish

ICF offers an excellent benefits package, an award winning talent development program, and fosters a highly skilled, energized and empowered workforce. 

ICF is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity at all levels. (EOE – Minorities/Females/ Protected Veterans Status/Disability Status/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity)

Pay Transparency Statement: For more information, please click here: https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/pdf/pay-transp_formattedESQA508c.pdf

Working at ICF

Working at ICF means applying a passion for meaningful work with intellectual rigor to help solve the leading issues of our day. Smart, compassionate, innovative, committed, ICF employees tackle unprecedented challenges to benefit people, businesses, and governments around the globe. We believe in collaboration, mutual respect, open communication, and opportunity for growth. ICF—together for tomorrow.

About ICF

ICF (NASDAQ:ICFI) is a global consulting and technology services provider with more than 5,000 professionals focused on making big things possible for our clients. We are business analysts, policy specialists, technologists, researchers, digital strategists, social scientists and creatives. Since 1969, government and commercial clients have worked with ICF to overcome their toughest challenges on issues that matter profoundly to their success. Come engage with us at icf.com.

Working at ICF

Working at ICF means applying a passion for meaningful work with intellectual rigor to help solve the leading issues of our day. Smart, compassionate, innovative, committed, ICF employees tackle unprecedented challenges to benefit people, businesses, and governments around the globe. We believe in collaboration, mutual respect, open communication, and opportunity for growth. If you’re seeking to make a difference in the world, visit www.icf.com/careers to find your next career. ICF—together for tomorrow.

ICF is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity at all levels. (EOE – Minorities/Females/ Protected Veterans Status/Disability Status/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity)

Reasonable Accommodations are available for disabled veterans and applicants with disabilities in all phases of the application and employment process. To request an accommodation please email icfcareercenter@icf.comand we will be happy to assist. All information you provide will be kept confidential and will be used only to the extent required to provide needed reasonable accommodations. Read more about non-discrimination:  EEO is the law and  Pay Transparency Statement.

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