- Company: Population Council
- Deadline: Thursday 20th October 2011
- Location: Nairobi
Population Council is implementing research in Kenya to strengthen the evidence of HIV and sexual and reproductive health service integration and the benefits and costs of voucher-based reproductive health service delivery. To implement these projects we wish to urgently recruit a highly competent, proactive and self-driven person to fill the above position.
Provide techncial assistance for the implementation of rigorous operations research studies under the INTEGRA project to assess the relative benefits of different models of integrated SRH and HIV services Manage research activities for systematic evaluation of health facility assessment and cohort data from Kenya and Swaziland.
Work with voucher and acreditation (V&A) partners in Kenya/Uganda and elsewhere to implement evaluation of Reprodutive Health (RH) to assess the effect of the V&A approach on increasing access to quality of, and reducing inequities in, the use of selected RH services. Collaborate with RH Team to ensure the appropriate data collection and analysis for reporting against the two Project Frameworks and on information dissmenination and utilization of results. Prepare activity workplans, budgets, reports and other required documents. Enhance utilization of project findings through working with Ministries of Health, donors and partners.. Engage in other Council activities that contribute to improved understanding of V&A activities and integrated SRH/HIV in the region.
Demonstrate intellectual leadership in disseminating and communicating the Council’s results at national, regional and international levels through presentations, preparation of reports, and publications of papers in high impact peer reviewed journals. Contribute to the development of fundraising for, and implementation of, the Council’s RH Program within the country and the region.
Doctoral degree in demography, social science, public health, or related field with training relevant to reproductive health, family planning, HIV and AIDS, poverty, gender, and youth. Minimum of two years' relevant postdoctoral professional experience. Demonstrated ability to design, implement, analyze, publish, and disseminate operations research results. Understanding of bureaucratic systems in Africa and a demonstrated ability to work in a multicultural environment. Excellent English written and oral communication skills including the ability to translate technical information for non-technical audience. Willingness to travel within East Africa and elsewhere
How to apply
Interested candidates should send their resume and cover letter to the attention of:
Human Resources /Logistics Manager P.O. Box 17643-00500 Nairobi. Or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Applications must be received no later than October 20th 2011. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. Population Council is an equal opportunity employer.
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