Ethiopian Public Health Institute Senior Researcher / Health System & RH Research Advisor Jobs in Ethiopia
Ethiopian Public Health Institute Senior Researcher / Health System & RH Research Advisor Jobs in EthiopiaObjectives of the positionThe role of this position requires combining various approaches to ensure ORCA project implementation at EPHI.
This requires decent and productive working relationships geared towards common objectives.
Hence, the position holder will play an important role in building these relationships within EPHI and Health System and Reproductive Health Research Directorate in particular.
The position holder will support the directorate and the ORCA project in performance tracking, problem solving and capacity development.
S/he is expected to be an outstanding professional with strong track record of inspiring team, influencing change and improve performance.
Major duties and responsibilities
Ability to coordinate and lead projects and programs
Experience working with multiple data source agencies, institutes or individuals
Experience on large national or regional health and health related surveys
Ability to guide national data sharing policy, develop data regulations and assist data sharing mechanisms
Ability to work on different data and evidence sources and to make sure the health system addresses national targets
Ability to conceptualize a national data management approaches for several research data sources
Demonstrated research leadership skill locally or internationally
Demonstrated ability in articulating and devising national research strategies, research questions and action plans
Experience in leading research programs and data sources either locally or internationally
Ability to guide publicity of data sources as required
Research technical skill/advisory skills
Demonstrated experience in designing different types of surveys and research programs, research proposals and protocols,
Ability to conduct and advise in-depth analysis of big epidemiologic data, surveillance data, evaluation data, biomedical data or any health-related operational studies
Demonstrated ability to produce policy relevant findings from rigorous systematic reviews, in-depth analysis of studies etc.
Be familiar with local and international research ethics
Be able to provide substantial contribution in the scientific advisory committee, research technical working groups and others
Coordination, collaboration and networking skills
Ability to create national information revolution platform; research data source collaborators or networks, routine data source collaborators or networks
Demonstrated research communication and interpersonal communication skills
Familiar with existing health policies, strategies and plans of the country
Ability to work independently, supervise different data sources
Ability to lead national and international research conferences
Ability to negotiate with funding organizations, research institutes and individual researchers
Able to facilitate and assist in mapping, centralizing, digitizing, manage and analyze existing and new data sources in the country
Translating evidence to policy skills
Ability to identify evidence demands and supplies of the ministry of health
Ability to assess the quality of different sources of evidence to facilitate for health policy decision
Ability to coordinate evidence to policy translation forums and dialogues
Ability to develop evidence use tracking mechanisms at national and regional levels
Demonstrated ability in disseminating research findings with different out lets
maintain regular correspondence with cross site co-coordinator, and other members of the research and project team
Provide technical advisory and input needed for the health system research directorate work plan
At least MSc in health services research, PhD in public health management
15 years of work experience in health system research
At least 20 peer reviewed publications
Additional Job Requirements
Experience in quantitative data collection and analysis
Excellent communication skills
Good written and spoken English
Ability to build rapport and feel comfortable working in a team
Ability to read text, absorb and pick out the interesting, important and relevant parts
Willingness to learn and develop skills
How to Apply
For more information and job application details, see; Ethiopian Public Health Institute Senior Researcher / Health System & RH Research Advisor Jobs in Ethiopia
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