The Fred Hollows Foundation Research Advisor Jobs in Ethiopia

The Fred Hollows Foundation Research Advisor Jobs in Ethiopia

Purpose of the role:

  • The Research Advisor is accountable for delivery of high-quality research technical support to teams across (and beyond) the Programs Division, and for leading the design of funding submissions for single and/or multi-country research projects aligned to The Foundation’s strategic framework.

  • The Research Advisor is responsible for delivery of the following key outcomes:

  • Proactively offer support and respond to requests for research technical support from global program managers. The type and level of support will be negotiated on a case by case basis, and may include assistance with research design, project planning, project establishment and staffing, project implementation, data analysis, research reporting and knowledge translation.

  • Research grant development to secure funds for research projects. These may be projects initiated by the Research Advisor or this may involve provision of support to program managers wishing to secure funding for research projects they have initiated. It is expected that the Research Advisor will support development of >4 research grant proposals each year.

  • Where appropriate, act as chief or co-investigator on studies and provide ongoing project management and technical support for a portfolio of research studies as required.

  • Engage in partner and donor engagement activities to contribute to strengthening the profile of The Foundation’s research and attracting and retaining high quality research partners and donors.

  • Other tasks as requested by your manager

    Our Capabilities:

    As a member of The Foundation Family you will:

  • Live by the values of The Foundation and support The Foundation’s culture, performance and brand.

  • Adhere to all The Foundation’s policies and

  • Strengthen the health, safety and well-being of all/look out for the well-being.

  • Lead, collaborate and contribute in all interactions.

    Essential Experience:

    • Strong experience in international development or public health.

    • Strong experience in identifying strategic research opportunities.

    • Strong experience acting as chief investigator, coinvestigator, or project manager on research projects - including experience designing research studies, developing research protocols and data collection tools, and undertaking and/or coordinating research in low resource settings.

    • Strong experience developing grant proposals and securing grant funding for research studies.

    • Demonstrated high level understanding of a broad range of development, humanitarian and poverty issues.

    • Strong experience working in diverse teams.


    • Research design, project planning, budget development, and project management skills.

    • Grant development skills.

    • Networking and relationship management skills.

    • Ability to adapt and work flexibly within a team environment.

    • Ability to work with non-research staff to understand and respond to their support needs.

    Desirable Experience:

    • Experience in international development & NFP sector.

    • Experience building research capacity
    of others.

    • Experience of building and growing relevant external networks.


  • Postgraduate Degree in Public Health, International Development, or related field.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; The Fred Hollows Foundation Research Advisor Jobs in Ethiopia

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