Population Services International Individual Research Consultant Jobs in Ethiopia

Population Services International Individual Research Consultant Jobs in Ethiopia


Job Id: 203128

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

Job Description

Vacancy Announcement

Position Title: Individual Research Consultant

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 an individual researcher consultant to undertake different kinds of qualitative and quantitative researches and surveys.

He/she will be expected to conduct marketing, WASH, reproductive health, HIV/AIDS, non-communicable, gender and other health and social science researches.

Essential Functions

Under the guidance of research team, the individual consultant will accomplish
the following:

  • Develop research protocol and get comments from PSI/E research team;
  • Develop research tools based on the objective;
  • Submit all relevant materials for local ethical approval;
  • Translate the tool and modify based on local languages
  • Lead or co-lead the training of data collection teams and pretest the tool;
  • Coordinate the data collection, resolve challenges receive daily performance reports of each filed team, and compile the daily reports.
  • Share the compiled reports to PSI/E research team on weekly basis;
  • Ensure data collection being undertaken based on protocol and according to ethical requirements and discussion guide;
  • Record and transcribe all qualitative data collection events, and translate into English
  • Prepare data entry template using appropriate software;
  • Follow up data entry, check for consistency and completeness;
  • Perform data analysis;
  • Prepare draft report and submit to PSI/E for comments;
  • Finalize the report based on comments and submit to PSI/E;
  • Preset the report to PSI/E research team and program staffs

    Job Requirements

    What are we looking for? The basics

  • MA/MSc/MPH or above in Health, Statistics, Marketing or other Social Science fields with at least 5 years research experience.

    What would get us excited?

  • Excellent written, verbal and inter-personal communication skills in English and knowledge of other local languages is preferable.
  • 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 Individual Research Consultant 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 Individual Research Consultant Jobs in Ethiopia

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