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Research Promotion 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 Promotion Officer will provide support to the National Health
Research Authority NHRA in developing a functional national health research
system in Zambia. This includes helping to regulate the implementation of
health research and clinical trials and to support in the promotion of health
research within and outside the country. The Officer will report to the Chief
Research Promotion Officer at NHRA and help coordinate various research
promotion activities, including research data , data related to
epidemics outbreak responses in Zambia, and management of the Research Trust
Fund.

Responsibilities
Support the implementation of National Health Research Ethics Board NHREB
meetings which reviews the protocols from different researchers for authority
to conduct research
Participate in the monitoring and inspection of clinical trials
Participate in grant writing and protocol development activities
Assist with data analysis and interpretation of in-house data collection
activities
Create platforms that support evidence-based decision-making
Offer support for epidemic preparedness and response to institutions that
directly respond to epidemics through the following:Offer statistical
information from research that will help inform policy
Participate in monitoring and evaluation M&E of ongoing epidemic and
outbreak response programs
Prepare activity and M&E reports as required and submit research activity
reports
Harmonize, network, and promote public-private partnerships
Develop and disseminate technical guidelines for conducting research in
traditional, complementary, and alternative medicine in order to promote
utilization of local remedies and discoveries
Promote multidisciplinary and intersectoral research collaboration
Participate in other activities as requested by supervisor

Skills and Experience
Items indicated with an asterisk > are required
Proficient scientific writer, as evidenced by producing technical reports,
abstracts, journal articles, or other related materials>
Strong research background, including quantitative and/or qualitative data
analysis>
Experience in data management software like SPSS, SAS, STATA, MS Access,
and/or NVivo>
Master’s degree in epidemiology, statistics, public health, math, social
science, or related field
Experience with grant writing or management e.g. proposal development,
implementing proposed projects, and/or reporting back to donors, especially in
a research context
Experience with advocacy work
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
Familiarity with research ethics, ideally in health contexts
Knowledge of or familiarity with monitoring and evaluation
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
encouraged.

Apply Online Now



URL:: Link to Apply

[ **Submit your CV and Application on Company Website : Click Here**
]https://ghcorps.org/research-promotion-officer-z04b-nat/

Closing Date : 12th January , 2022.

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