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I. Position Information
Job title: Senior CoordinatorResearch, Learning, and Evaluation

Location:  Aahung Karachi Office

 II. Organizational and Position Information
Aahung is a non-profit organization founded in 1994. Aahung uses a rights-based approach to improve the quality of sexual and reproductive health services provided in Pakistan to men, women, and young people.

Aahung collaborates with partner institutions with the aim of building the capacity and knowledge base of service providers comprised of doctors, nurses, government health workers, community and field workers, teachers, and parents.

III. Essential Functions / Key Responsibilities and Duties/Results Expected
Detail of key functions
Research, Learning, & Evaluation

●       Conduct relevant activities for all on-going research studies, including fieldwork.

●       Conduct both quantitative and qualitative data analysis for on-going research studies.

●       Develop research manuscripts, abstracts, and briefs for submission to journals and conferences.

●       Support executive team in programme conceptualization, logical framework analysis.

●       Provide grant writing support to RLE and component managers by conducting literature reviews, developing indicators, and preparing drafts of grant proposals.

●       Facilitate all components in the development of quantitative and qualitative tools for collecting data for needs assessments, baseline studies and output and impact level evaluations studies.

●       Support RLE team in any monitoring and evaluation tasks, including field visits.

●       Support RLE team in any reporting activities, including developing donor and annual reports.

●       Participate and represent the organization at national and international forums, events and meetings as directed.

●       Work with RLE team to ensure that Aahung’s M&E system is implemented.

●       Provide any other support to component managers and Aahung management as and when required.

Core Competencies: (What we hope person has or will have soon after joining)

●       Demonstrates commitment to SRHR and Aahung’s mission, vision and values.

●       Experience and understanding of sexual and reproductive health and sexuality issues.

●       Experience and understanding of adolescent sexual and reproductive health and sexuality issues.

●       Experience and understanding of human rights, reproductive rights, and sexual rights.

●       Familiarity with concepts such as empowerment, stigma, discrimination, non-judgmentalism, gender, and social justice

●       Displays culture, gender, religion, race, nationality and age sensitivity and adaptability.

●       Familiarity with reproductive health indicators and situation in Pakistan

●       Familiarity with relevant international documents such as the MDGs, ICPD, the Beijing Conference, etc., and Pakistan’s commitments to them

●       Demonstrable commitment to working with empowerment of sexually marginalized groups (gay, lesbian, transgender, transgender, HIV positive, etc.)

●       Respect for confidentiality and ability to adhere to confidentiality policies.

V. Recruitment Qualifications 


Bachelor’s Degree (Minimum requirement)
Experience: – Minimum two years’ experience of working in monitoring and evaluation, or academic research project/s on issues related to health, rights, gender, and sexuality.

-Understanding of monitoring and evaluation systems and data collection in public health

-Experience in report writing (writing sample will be requested during interview process)

Language Requirements:


-Outstanding written and spoken English skills

-Exceedingly strong documentation and writing skills

-Bilingual in spoken English and Urdu

  1. Knowledge of research theories and methods and creativity in their application
  2. Familiarity with designing research studies and developing data collection tools.
  3. Experience with IRB review process and publishing research findings
  4. Experience conducting quantitative and qualitative data collection.
  5. Strong data management and analytical background for both quantitative and qualitative data
  6. Strong documentation and record keeping skills
VI. Working Conditions
Flexibility to travel locally and internationally, comfort with field work.
VII. How to apply

Candidates to send their CV and writing samples to jobs.aahung@gmail.com