Qualitative Research Advisor for Immunization and COVID-19 Survey

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JOB TITLE:   Qualitative Research Advisor for Immunization and COVID-19 Survey

LOCATION:  Country Office, Addis Ababa

REQUIRED NUMBER:  1

TERM OF EMPLOYMENT:  Contract for 3 Months

 POSITION SUMMARY :

Under the supervision of the Survey Coordinator for Immunization and COVID-19 Survey, and in close collaboration with the technical working group (TWG), the Qualitative Research Advisor will support all aspects of qualitative data collection over the course of the project, including interviewing, recording, transcription, analysis, synthesis, and report writing. S/he will assist with the training, and supervision of qualitative data collectors, extract secondary data from health facilities, and support and coordinate with the qualitative data collection process.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES

·         Provide overall day to day field coordination and management to ensure field activities are well coordinated and implemented as planned

  • Provide technical support to qualitative data collectors and ensure the rollout and maintenance of high quality qualitative data collection, transcription and reporting;
  • Assist with recruiting, training and supervision of field staff and assist with training and capacity building
  • Ensure team members adhere to COVID-19 mitigation strategies at all times
  • Work with the COVID-19 focal person  & Central Coordinator to coordinate to COVID-19 mitigation strategies
  • Analysis of qualitative data in collaboration with the team at ICAP.
  • Through this analysis, build the capacity for the ICAP team in methods for analyzing qualitative data including any appropriate software.
  • Prepare interview questions and summarize results.
  • Perform literature reviews.
  • Assist in integration of the qualitative analysis with the quantitative analysis into a final report.

·         Write a draft TPM report and submit for internal review to survey team

·         Address any comments merging from the survey team review process.

  • Prepare progress and other reports and study documents
  • Assume other responsibilities that are relevant to the position and which might emerge in the course of program implementation
  • Perform other duties, as assigned by immediate supervisor.

Job Requirements

QUALIFICATION

  •  MPH/MSc in health related field of study

MINIMUM REQUIRED QUALIFICATION

  • Seven years of experience, mostly in qualitative research
  • Excellent  computer skills (using different soft wares and applications)
  • Extensive knowledge of qualitative data analysis and appropriate software
  • Experience of training/ capacity building in the area of qualitative analysis
  • Strong research background in public health or similar, preferable child health
  • Knowledge of the Ethiopian health care system
  • Experienced in data management and analysis
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English

TRAVEL REQUIREMENTS

Travelling in Oromia and Addis Ababa

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ICAP at Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health supports programs and research that address HIV/AIDS and related conditions and works to strengthen health systems. ICAP currently supports HIV/AIDS prevention, care and treatment programs in 13 African countries including: Côte d'Ivoire, Ethiopia, Kenya, Lesotho, Mozambique, Nigeria, Rwanda, South Africa, Swaziland, and Tanzania. ICAP supports several hundred project sites, which provide HIV prevention, care and treatment to hundreds of thousands of individuals.

Launched in 2004 as the International Center for AIDS Care and Treatment Programs, ICAP is led by its Director Wafaa El-Sadr. With a special emphasis on family-focused care, use of multidisciplinary teams, attention to the multitude of needs of individuals at risk for or living with HIV/AIDS, ICAP programs include HIV counseling and testing, prevention of mother-to-child HIV transmission, comprehensive HIV care, antiretroviral therapy, and management for related conditions, such as tuberculosis.

ICAP's goal is to build capacity for the implementation of diverse programs and to support the strengthening of other aspects of health systems, such as the renovation of health facilities, the training and mentoring of health care providers, and building the capacity of program managers and administrators. Such programs include Clinical Mentorship Systems Training and the ICAP Nurse Capacity Initiative. In addition, ICAP supports a Student Opportunities Program for undergraduate and graduate student from all disciplines.

ICAP partners with both public and private organizations, including ministries of health, the World Health Organization, and UNAIDS. Partnerships with non-governmental and community-based organizations, as well as faith-based groups, address care for at-risk populations, including children, and create income-generating projects for people living in affected communities.

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0 USD Addis Ababa CF 3201 Abc road Full Time , 40 hours per week International Center for AIDS Care and Treatment Programs (ICAP)

JOB TITLE:   Qualitative Research Advisor for Immunization and COVID-19 Survey

LOCATION:  Country Office, Addis Ababa

REQUIRED NUMBER:  1

TERM OF EMPLOYMENT:  Contract for 3 Months

 POSITION SUMMARY :

Under the supervision of the Survey Coordinator for Immunization and COVID-19 Survey, and in close collaboration with the technical working group (TWG), the Qualitative Research Advisor will support all aspects of qualitative data collection over the course of the project, including interviewing, recording, transcription, analysis, synthesis, and report writing. S/he will assist with the training, and supervision of qualitative data collectors, extract secondary data from health facilities, and support and coordinate with the qualitative data collection process.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES

·         Provide overall day to day field coordination and management to ensure field activities are well coordinated and implemented as planned

  • Provide technical support to qualitative data collectors and ensure the rollout and maintenance of high quality qualitative data collection, transcription and reporting;
  • Assist with recruiting, training and supervision of field staff and assist with training and capacity building
  • Ensure team members adhere to COVID-19 mitigation strategies at all times
  • Work with the COVID-19 focal person  & Central Coordinator to coordinate to COVID-19 mitigation strategies
  • Analysis of qualitative data in collaboration with the team at ICAP.
  • Through this analysis, build the capacity for the ICAP team in methods for analyzing qualitative data including any appropriate software.
  • Prepare interview questions and summarize results.
  • Perform literature reviews.
  • Assist in integration of the qualitative analysis with the quantitative analysis into a final report.

·         Write a draft TPM report and submit for internal review to survey team

·         Address any comments merging from the survey team review process.

  • Prepare progress and other reports and study documents
  • Assume other responsibilities that are relevant to the position and which might emerge in the course of program implementation
  • Perform other duties, as assigned by immediate supervisor.

Job Requirements

QUALIFICATION
  •  MPH/MSc in health related field of study
MINIMUM REQUIRED QUALIFICATION
  • Seven years of experience, mostly in qualitative research
  • Excellent  computer skills (using different soft wares and applications)
  • Extensive knowledge of qualitative data analysis and appropriate software
  • Experience of training/ capacity building in the area of qualitative analysis
  • Strong research background in public health or similar, preferable child health
  • Knowledge of the Ethiopian health care system
  • Experienced in data management and analysis
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English
TRAVEL REQUIREMENTSTravelling in Oromia and Addis Ababa
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