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Evidence Base Program Manager

The FHW Network is building a community of practice for those working with Frontline Health Workers (FHWs). One focus is to develop a knowledge base and networking tools for practitioners that evaluate FHW programs or do other research relevant to the sector. We are currently seeking a program manager to lead this effort.

Applications due: Rolling basis

Start: Immediately

Compensation: Volunteer position, but will offer: 
  • Excellent social venture start-up experience
  • Management and leadership experience that is rare for young professionals
  • Position that focuses on developing contacts within and learning a lot about the FHW research space
  • A great CV addition for a young professional or a really meaningful and valuable experience for those seeking a mid-career change or work in retirement.

Hours: 10-20 hours per week, ideally 40 hours per week in Summer 2012
Location: Remotely
Minimum Commitment: 6 months

Reports to: Executive Director
Managing: Evidence Base Researchers (approximately 10-15 part-time volunteers)

Position Goals: 
  • Refine and implement systematic search/inclusion/exclusion strategy 
  • Oversee crowdsourced search for and indexing of FHW studies 
  • Develop guides on strength of evidence for key areas of FHW care delivery
  • Build relationships with FHW program researchers and evaluators 

Ideal Candidate:
  • Dedication to fields of global health and/or healthcare delivery
  • Awareness of or expertise with academic literature reviews, research methodologies
  • Awareness of or expertise in FHW/CHW sector
  • Able to work remotely, able to be a leader, able to function in a start-up
  • System-builder

How to Apply: Send a cover letter and CV to