Population Services International Field Coordinator Jobs in Ethiopia

Population Services International Field Coordinator Jobs in Ethiopia

Job Id: 203130

Category: Research and Development
Location: Different parts of the country, Addis Ababa
Career Level: Mid Level ( 2+ - 5 years experience)
Employment Type: Full time
Salary: XXX

Job Description

Vacancy Announcement

Position Title: Field Coordinator

Department/Program: Business Analytics

Reports to: Research Focal person

Based in: Different parts of the country

Duration of contract: Definite to be engaged when a need arises

Remuneration: As per organization pay scale

Application Deadline: April 8, 2019

Who we are

We’re Population Services International (PSI), the world’s leading non‐profit social marketing organization.

We work to make it easier for people in the developing world to lead healthier lives and plan the families they desire by marketing affordable products and services that range from mosquito nets to contraceptives to HIV testing.

We are a $560m enterprise based in Washington, DC, operating in the private and public sectors in more than 65 countries.

Join us!

There are over 9,000 “PSI’ers” around the world. It’s a diverse group of entrepreneurs and professionals with an unusually wide range of backgrounds - from the medical industry to the music business - all with unique skills we bring to the job.

PSI/Ethiopia wants reimagine healthcare, put the consumer at the center, and whenever possible, bring quality care to the front door.

We achieve health impact in Ethiopia by working with both government and private partners and harvesting technology innovation to bring quality care closer to communities, schools, and homes.

We empower consumers by including them in the design of healthcare solutions, offering them more healthcare choices, and helping them to have a voice in influencing national priorities.

We work with all market actors in the health system to understand their needs, designing and delivering solutions so that market systems can sustainably serve consumers for the long term, helping to support the Government of Ethiopia in achieving Universal Health Coverage.

We are looking for a field coordinator who is responsible quality for data collection, and data management in the assigned study area. He/she will closely work with the field team, governmental and non-governmental stakeholders for the smooth implementation of the data collection.

The field coordinator's priority assignment will be to ensure
optimal use of resources, maintaining of data quality and ethical standards as per the study procedure set by PSI/Ethiopia operational research.

Essential Functions

You will work under the direct supervision of the researcher, in close collaboration with the research team. More specifically, you will:

  • Attain training and pretest organized by PSI/E;
  • Internalize methods of data collection, and questionnaires;
  • Independently communicate with stakeholders and smooth the data collection process;
  • Lead a team of data collectors & supervisors to the assigned site and ensure quality data collection;
  • Ensure proper use of resources field staff, and logistics (Vehicle, GPS & Bags etc);
  • Ensure that the data collection is done as per the protocol;
  • Ensure that ethical matters are maintained through the process of data collection;
  • Review quality of completed questionnaires and skip patterns and provide feedback;
  • Properly handle completed questionnaires;
  • Regularly report to PSI/E research focal person;

    Job Requirements

    Your background

    What are we looking for? The basics

  • MA/MSc/MPH in Health, Statistics or other Social Science fields with 4 years of research experience

    What would get us excited?

  • Excellent written, verbal and inter-personal communication skills in English and knowledge of at least more than one local language is preferable.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently with minimum supervision.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and good team spirit.
  • Ability to follow deadlines, accuracy and attention to detail.

    How to Apply

    Are you intrigued? Apply!

    By following our 3 steps application process:

    1. Fill out the application form using the following link: Online Application Form. It will only take 5 to 10 minutes.

    2. Send your CV and application letter to recruitment@psiet.org clearly mark “Application for Field Coordinator Position” in the subject line.

    3. Check your email and make sure you receive an automatic response acknowledging receipt of your application that means your application was successful.

    If you don’t receive the automatic response, check again your subject line and if needed, re-submit your CV and application letter with the correct subject.

    Application deadline April 8, 2019. We’ll call or e-mail you back if there is a good fit on both sides.

    PSI is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from qualified individuals regardless of race, religion, national origin, sexual orientation or disability.

    Population Services International Field Coordinator Jobs in Ethiopia

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