Research Coordinator

Date Posted: Oct. 24, 2022, 1:03 p.m.

International Rescue Committee

Job Description

Specific Responsibilities

The work breakdown is expected as follows:
50%: Coordinate and support research project implementation in SRHR / MNH portfolio:

  • Prepare research ethics applications for specified studies
  • Oversee research project implementation, including day to day interaction with research focal points and managers in field sites, facilitation of data collector training, overseeing data collection and analysis.
  • Coordinate and contribute to the development of all external project reporting and manuscript preparation
  • Work with the research uptake and communications team on documentation and dissemination activities for research studies including presentations at conferences/workshops/stakeholder forums.
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor

30%: Specialized Country and Research Partner Support (partner-led projects):

  • Collaborate with local partners/country programs and provide technical review of research concept notes/proposals
  • Support development of research ethics applications for specified studies
  • Support research managers in country programs/local partner institutions to assure methodological soundness and quality implementation of research studies
  • Support design and supervision of data collection, entry, and analysis, where needed
  • Support training of enumerators and other research staff
  • Participate in preparation of manuscripts for peer review and other reporting and dissemination activities

Job Requirements

  • Education: MPH or Masters in relevant field, both quantitative and qualitative training preferred.
  • Work Experience: 3-6 years of experience with at least 1 year experience managing research projects in low-income or developing countries. At least 2 years of field experience in low income or humanitarian settings preferred.

Demonstrated skills and competencies:

  • Demonstrated internal and external communication and coordination capabilities
  • Demonstrated technical expertise in at least one of the following areas: SMNRH, public health, health systems, humanitarian health, experimental or observational study design and implementation, research capacity strengthening
  • Experience managing donor funded projects and grants and technical input to proposal and budget development and donor reports.
  • Experience conducting or supporting primary data collection in challenging environments
  • Data analysis skills, both quantitative and qualitative preferred
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Teamwork: Able to work with remote, multi-cultural, and multi-disciplinary teams
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision on specific projects
  • Language Skills: English required, and French proficiency an added advantage

How To Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should make their applications to the International Rescue Committee via the link IRC Careers

Apply for this Job Now

Related Jobs

Deloitte Consulting

Accounts Receivable Accountant

Deloitte Consulting careers, Deloitte Consulting salaries. 2022 Job vacancies at Deloitte Consulting for Accounts Receivable Accountant in Kenya. Apply today.

ngo Nairobi, Kenya Nov/25/2022
World Food Programme (WFP)

Programme Assistant (OIM & Reports Management)

World Food Programme (WFP) careers, World Food Programme (WFP) salaries. 2022 Job vacancies at World Food Programme (WFP) for Programme Assistant (OIM & Reports Management) in Kenya. Apply today.

ngo Nairobi, Kenya Nov/25/2022
World Vision Kenya

Project Officer- Livelihoods and Resilience - Kajiado

World Vision Kenya careers, World Vision Kenya salaries. 2022 Job vacancies at World Vision Kenya for Project Officer- Livelihoods and Resilience - Kajiado in Kenya. Apply today.

ngo Nairobi, Kenya Nov/23/2022
World Vision Kenya

Project Officer- Livelihood and Resilience - Narok

World Vision Kenya careers, World Vision Kenya salaries. 2022 Job vacancies at World Vision Kenya for Project Officer- Livelihood and Resilience - Narok in Kenya. Apply today.

ngo Nairobi, Kenya Nov/23/2022