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Central coordinator needed at Ethiopian public health institute

Central coordinator needed at Ethiopian public health institute, March 5 2022
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Organization: Ethiopian public health institute
Position: Central Coordinator
Deadline: 03.10.2022
Employment: Contract
Salary: ETB 25,714.00
Location: Addis Ababa

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Job Description:

Location: Addis Ababa

Duration of contract: 4 months

Required number: two

Report to: Concerned directorate.

Job Summary: The post-holder will be based in Addis Ababa, and will work under the concerned directorate.

Objectives of the position:

The survey coordinator will support EPHI to develop internal systems for quality control for survey implementation. This means internal systems that validate the survey protocol is being followed by data collectors and field supervisors, and validating the quality of work of the field supervisors. Specifically, the coordinator will provide technical support to EPHI in implementation of health facility surveys according to the Protocol.

The role of this position requires combining various approaches to ensure the NHES survey implementation. 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 Concerned Directorate. The position holder will support the directorate and the survey 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

.  Evaluate data needs;

.  Review and follow survey instruments (questionnaires and manuals);

.  Train data collection staff;

.  Monitor, and coordinate the data collection process;

.  Review the produced and analyzed survey results;

.  Coordinate the write-up of the survey reports;

.  Organize dissemination workshop and use the survey findings.

.  Advise in-depth analysis of NHES data, or any health-related operational studies;

.  Produce policy relevant findings from rigorous reviews, etc.

.  Provide substantial contribution in the scientific advisory committee, research technical working groups and others;

.  Undertake high quality implementation survey as directed by the Principal Investigator.

.  Responsible for the day-to-day management of the survey  activities including training, field support, monitoring, data management

.  Coordinate, manage & ensure the data collection process

.  Lead and guide Data collectors, and Supervisors during data collection.

.  Support the administration of surveys by helping ensure compliance with good practice in relation to the conduct of survey, ethics policy, and other relevant EPHI policies.

.  Performance of the planned activities with data collectors and supervisors providing regular report as well as other needed correspondence in a timely manner to the appropriate bodies.

Coordination, collaboration and networking skills 

.  Ability to create 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

.  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

.  Be familiar with local and international research ethics

Job Requirements:

· At least MSc/MPH in health services public health, biostatistics, health economics, Epidemiology, Health Informatics or other health  related fields.

· Minimum of 10 years of work experience since his/her second degree

· At least 3 peer reviewed publications

·  Must have experience in a similar role in other community based surveys (preferable: Measles coverage survey, EPI survey, DHS, Covid-19 Risk Perception behavioral response Community survey).

Additional Job Requirements:

· Experience in quantitative and qualitative 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

** Female candidates are highly encouraged to apply.

How To Apply:

Note:- Interested applicants can register in Online through Upload CV and academic credential using zip Filename as NAME_F.NAME_G.F_NAME and file size maximum of 5MB

Candidates meeting the above qualifications are encouraged to apply to form using the below link: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1MFTdeHesc8PDbd7r0XB9Tk_2Q2GPZlHavSXJcrDGePM/edit

relevant documents at the address given below within 5 working  days from the first appearance of the announcement

Ethiopian Public Health Institute

Human Resource Management Directorate

Human Resource Management Case Team

Room No. 112

P.O.Box 1242 or 5654

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

 

 

 

 

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