Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation Public Health Evaluation Advisor Jobs in Kenya
Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation Public Health Evaluation Advisor Jobs in KenyaJob Summary
Under the leadership of the Associate Director, Public Health Evaluation & Documentation, the Public Health Evaluation Advisor will support development and implementation of all studies conducted by EGPAF in Kenya.Participate in protocol development
Support program staff in developing concept notes for evaluations
Prepare research protocols for submission to both local and US-based ethical review committees
Lead the development of necessary tools and resources including SOPs to implement the studies
Plan and coordinate the initiation of studies
Maintain all required regulatory documentation in collaboration with the associate regulatory officer
Support data collection, quality control and cleaning activities
Ensure all human subjects research requirements are in place and are adhered to
Plan, implement, and maintain data collection systems in support of qualitative and quantitative studies
Plan and coordinate recruitment of research assistants as appropriate
Provide support for study-related training activities.
Monitor the progress of research activities; develop and maintain records of research activities, and prepare periodic and ad hoc reports, as required.
Liaise with county and sub county health department as appropriate on study related matters.
Liaise with the Public Health Evaluation Lead to provide supervisory oversight of project staff, as well as guidance and support for effective implementation.
Provide study updates throughout implementation and dissemination of results at the end of the studies.
Support preparation of abstracts and presentations for national and international conferences.
Support development of manuscripts.
Monitor research budgets to ensure no overspend.
Support the development of manuscripts for publication on study results.
Any other duties as assigned.
Master’s Degree in Public Health, Sociology, Anthropology, Social Studies, Population Studies/Demography, Health Promotion or related field from a recognized institution.
7 years proven experience in research
5-7 years of proven experience working with health programs in Kenya
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Expertise in social and behavioral sciences and public health
Experience with both quantitative and qualitative research methods
Ability to conduct needs assessment studies and evaluations
Experience in writing protocols and reports
Experience with IRB submissions
Qualitative analysis skills
Experience in use of Nvivo , MAXqda or similar qualitative analysis software for thematic coding
Ability to work well independently and within a team
Good knowledge and understanding of HIV/AIDS issues in the health sector
Good understanding of research methodologies and research ethics
Strong written and verbal skills
Written and spoken knowledge in English and Kiswahili
The Foundation expects all employees to possess the fundamental competencies of interpersonal skills, communication, accountability, continual learning, and driving results.
The ideal candidate will either be proficient or advanced in the following set of competencies, specific to this position’s level of Manager:
Problem Solving – Problem solving is a person’s ability to use critical thinking to identify and analyze problems, weigh relevance and accuracy of information, generate and evaluate alternative solutions, and makes recommendations.
Flexibility – Flexibility is a person’s ability to be open to change and new information and rapidly adapt to new information, changing conditions, or unexpected obstacles.
Customer Service – Customer service is a person’s ability to anticipate and meet the needs of internal and external customers while delivering high-quality products and services and being committed to continuous improvement.
Decisiveness – Decisiveness is a person’s ability to make well-informed, effective, and timely decisions, even when data is limited or solutions produce unpleasant consequences.
He/she will also perceive the impact and implications of decisions.
How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should apply online by 13th September 2019
For more information and job application details, see; Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation Public Health Evaluation Advisor Jobs in Kenya
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