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Research Capacity Building Officer

Global Health Corps

This is a Full-time position in Lusaka posted 31/12/2021.

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# Job Description

Global Health Corps is building the next generation of diverse health leaders.

We offer a range of 13 month long paid fellowship roles with health
organizations in Malawi, Rwanda, Uganda, and Zambia and the opportunity to
develop as a transformative leader.

Everyone has a role to play in the health equity movement!

Global Health Corps GHC together with its partner National Health Research
Authority is inviting self-driven, passionate, young professionals with
diverse skill sets and experiences to apply for this global health position
for our 2022-2023 fellowship class.

Role Overview

The Research Capacity Building Officer will provide support to the National
Health Research Authority NHRA in developing a functional national health
research system in Zambia. This includes coordinating health research and
helping to build the capacity to undertake health research activities and
develop effective strategies for communicating research findings. The Officer
will report to the Senior Research Capacity Building Officer at NHRA and help
coordinate various research activities, including research monitoring, grant
writing, and dissemination activities. The Officer will also participate in
knowledge translation activities such as development of policy briefs and
facilitating dissemination of research findings for researchers in Zambia.

Capacity Building

Participate in the conceptualization, design, and implementation of capacity
building and policy engagement programs
Conduct capacity building training on research for NHRA
Facilitate development of research curriculums and modules

Initiate research by actively exploring research questions
Analyze research findings to facilitate decision-making
Organize research dissemination activities for the unit/directorate
Develop policy briefs and memos for meetings
Conduct literature review on topical issues as required
Participate in monitoring and evaluation M&E of ongoing health research to
assess outcomes and identify remedial interventions
Prepare activity and M&E reports as required and submit research activity
reports to the Head of the Research Unit
Grant Proposals

Prepare letters of intent for grant applications and participate in proposal
Review research proposals for clearance to ensure they are in line with the
national guidelines
Participate in other activities as requested by supervisor

Skills and Experience
Items indicated with an asterisk > are required
Strong research background, including quantitative and/or qualitative data
Strong writing skills, as evidenced by experience writing materials for
external audiences such as grant proposals, reports, blogs, or summaries>
Experience in data software, including either SPSS, STATA, MS
Access, or NVivo>
Master’s degree in public health, demography, statistics, or related field
Experience with capacity building initiatives e.g. designing or implementing
efforts to strengthen an organization’s ability to perform functions, solve
problems, and achieve objectives
Experience with grant writing or management e.g. proposal development,
implementing proposed projects, and/or reporting back to donors, especially in
a research context
Familiarity with research ethics, ideally in health contexts
Excellent interpersonal communication skills
Ability to work in a multidisciplinary and multicultural environment
Commitment to professional integrity and confidentiality

About the Organization
The National Health Research Authority NHRA is a statutory body established
through an act of parliament, Act no. 2 of 2013. The mandate of the Authority
derived from the act is to provide a regulatory framework for the development,
regulation, financing, and coordination of health research and to ensure the
development of consistent health research standards and guidelines for
ethically sound health research while promoting utilization of research
results through knowledge translation to inform policy and programs.

Fellowship Benefits

Fellowship benefits include a living stipend, housing, health insurance,
trainings, access to advisors and much more.

No prior health or international experience is necessary!

Applications opened on December 3rd 2021, will be reviewed on a rolling
basis and will close in January 12th 2022. Early application is highly

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Closing Date : 12th January , 2022.

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