Senior Research Officer, Ethiopia

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Employment Type: Full-Time

Location: Ethiopia

About us

At Nutrition International, we make a difference, because nutrition is the difference.

Woven into the very fabric of our approach is the passion and drive of our global team of over 400 people, working in 13 offices across 11 countries with one common goal: transforming the lives of people who need it most through improved nutrition.

If you are a motivated and passionate individual who shares our conviction that a better world is possible through improved nutrition, wants to leave the world a little better than they found it, and is looking to be part of a global team with a clear vision, we want to hear from you. Please consider applying for the position below.

Know our team

Nutrition International’s Program Operations Unit is responsible for ensuring the efficient and effective delivery of Nutrition International’s core program interventions including program development, design, planning, implementation, monitoring and reporting, and grant management, including setting annual operational planning, budgeting, and review processes. The unit comprises a global team of professionals located in our 10 core countries across Asia, Africa and our headquarters in Ottawa, Canada. Nutrition International is seeking applications for  Senior Research Officer  to be based in  Ethiopia.

About you

.You will have MS/MA/MPH in relevant field with more than 5 years’ qualitative or quantitative experience in conducting or participating in the implementation of research projects and analysis of data, preferably in nutrition or public health interventions. Research methodology and statistics courses during graduate studies Excellent computing skills including statistical software such as STATA and SPPSS. Specific proficiency in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Access. Experience in quantitative and qualitative data collection and analysis. Well versed with Ethiopian’s health system

About the role

In this role you will be:

The senior Research Officer will provide technical oversight and support to the country team in the “Product Development and Market Introduction of the Double Fortified Salt with Iodine and Folic Acid (DFS-IoFA)” project. The officer will be directly engaged in the operation, management and execution of relevant studies, surveys, field trials and implementation research related to the DFS-IoFA project Specifically, this position will support the technical team of NI to design research questionnaires, develop and implement research plans, oversee the data collection and analysis process, and actively participate in write up of reports, briefs, other knowledge products, and research publication writing and dissemination. He/she will represent NI at national-level meetings related to DFS-IoFA research initiatives.

What we offer

A competitive market pay, health and dental benefits and pension plan, flexible work hours, work from home, four weeks of vacation (plus public holidays) and support for learning and development opportunities. We offer a collaborative and engaging work environment.

Selected candidates must have current legal entitlement to work in Ethiopia. We thank you for your interest, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Nutrition International is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to an inclusive, equitable and accessible work environment. Upon request, accommodations due to a disability are available throughout the selection process.

Please note that all our offers are conditional subject to appropriate screening checks and satisfactory reference checks.

For more detailed information about the role, please click on the attached Job Description. Please click on the Apply button below to submit your application.

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