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Research Coordinator

John Snow Health Zambia Limited

This is a Full-time position in Lusaka posted 24/03/2022.

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# Job Description

USAID ZAM-Health Project – Scope of Work for Research Coordinator

A. Background to the project

The USAID Zambia Accessible Markets for Health ZAM-Health Activity is a
five-year project to expand the availability and accessibility of high-quality
health products and services in the private sector, improve health knowledge,
and increase the adoption of healthy and health-seeking behaviors. The program
will employ private sector approaches such as marketing, social franchising,
and partnerships with for-profit entities to achieve these outcomes. USAID
ZAM-Health is implemented by John Snow Health Zambia JSH in partnership with
JSI Research & Training Institute, Inc. JSI, Media 365, and PharmAccess.

In order to effectively monitor and evaluate project progress, the project
will collect baseline data on select indicators. The sources for the baseline
data will include, but are not limited to, facility records and sales data of
private providers with whom the project will partner. The project will also
undertake key informant interviews beneficiaries and private-sector
partners, a knowledge, attitude, and practice KAP survey with beneficiaries
and a health facility survey. Baseline data will also serve as a benchmark to
assess activity impact over the life of the project.

B. Purpose of the consultancy

A key project deliverable is to generate knowledge at baseline that will
enable the project to subsequently monitor progress during implementation of
various programs over the life of the project. The purpose of the consultancy
is to ensure that high quality data is generated and analyzed timely to inform
project programming.

Specific Objectives:

The Research Coordinator will perform a variety of tasks related to managing
day-to-day research activities, from planning to implementation, and
monitoring quality. These include, but are not limited to:

1\. Recruiting, training and supervising field-based teams

2\. Programming, refining and piloting data collection instruments

3\. Supervising and monitoring data collection to ensure high-quality of the

4\. Running data quality checks and fixing issues with data collected during
data collection

5\. Assisting in data cleaning and preliminary analysis and ensuring ready
access to all data for the Supervisor.

6\. Developing a codebook for qualitative data

7\. Documenting in detail all activities related to the research activities.

8\. Maintaining accurate records of interviews, and safeguarding the
confidentiality of subjects, as necessary.

9\. Preparing high-quality progress reports and updates to the supervisor and
sharing them timely

10\. Ensuring that all field team members follow necessary protocols and

11\. Collaborate in the preparation of study reports

C. Selection of Consultants

The Research Coordinator will be selected through a competitive process. An
advert will be posted and shortlisted candidates based on their academic
qualifications as well as experience will be subjected to an aptitude test.
Furthermore, interviews will be held to select the final candidates who will
demonstrate knowledge, skills and expertise to work on the activities that the
project will embark on.

D. Dates of consultancy

The consultancy is planned to run for a maximum of 3 months from the 4th April
2022 to 8th July 2022.

E. Deliverables

1\. Raw data files

2\. Clean Stata data files and associated do-files

3\. Codebook for qualitative research work

4\. Clean Transcripts for qualitative work

5\. Preliminary and final study reports

All deliverables are due to the Market Research Advisor.

G. Consultant Qualifications

1\. : Master’s degree in Public Health, Economics, Public Policy, or
other social science disciplines.

2\. Quantitative Skills: Strong technical understanding of statistics
required. Demonstrated proficiency in Stata, and experience with data
, and data cleaning and analysis.

3\. Qualitative Skills: Some demonstrated knowledge of qualitative
methodologies and any qualitative data management software such as Nvivo.

4\. A minimum of 2 years of work experience is required. Experience managing

staff strongly preferred.

5\. Excellent management and organizational skills; ability to successfully
completing assigned tasks and meeting deadlines, required.

6\. Communication Skills: strong oral and written communication skills in the
English language required

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Please note that you do not need to apply if you don’t meet the minimum
requirements. Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Closing Date: 31st March, 2022

John Snow Health Zambia, Limited is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action
Employer committed to workplace diversity. We are committed to providing equal
employment opportunities for all qualified applicants and employees without
regard to age, race, color, national origin, ancestry, creed, religion,
gender, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, sexual preference,
genetic information, political affiliation, or military status special
disabled veterans or veteran status in any employment decisions.

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