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 Ethiopia


Objectives of the position

  • The 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

    Research leadership

  • 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

    Job Requirements

  • 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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