Research Specialist

Population Services International

Population Services International (PSI), a global nonprofit organization, is focused on the encouragement of healthy behavior and affordability of health products. PSI is committed to the principle that health services and products are most effective when they are accompanied by robust communications and distribution efforts that help ensure wide acceptance and proper use. PSI uses commercial marketing strategies to achieve this in the areas…

Job Information

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    Duty Station Nepal
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    Type of Appointment Full time
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    No. of Openings 1 opening
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    Salary Negotiable / Monthly
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    Job Level : Mid-Level
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    Job Experience : As Per Job Detail
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    Job Category NGO | INGO | Charity
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    Job Qualification : Related Field
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    Posted Date : Sep 11, 2022

Job Description

PSI/Nepal aspires work in multiple health areas with diversified portfolio in nationally defined health  priorities in Nepal. The Research Specialist is responsible for the design, implementation, and reporting of  research/studies; and share results for informing policies, improving programs and contribute evidence to  generate new projects and program innovations most applicable for PSI/Nepal.

Required Qualification & Experience

  • Advanced university degree in Public Health, Epidemiology, Population Studies, or Biostatistics.
  • At least five years of progressive experience on health-related research and evaluation activities,  preferably in maternal and sexual and reproductive health and health systems.
  • Sound understanding and competence in research methodology: quantitative, qualitative, and  mixed methods. Skills and experience in program management, field research, further data analysis  and evidence generation.
  • Proven competence on management and analysis of quantitative and qualitative data using software  – SPSS, Stata, NVivo, Atlas.ti, Dedoose and digital data collection software/tools.
  • At least two scientific research papers published in peer-reviewed indexed journals within last five  years.
  • Strong negotiation, coordination, communication, and interpersonal skills (diplomacy, patience)  with the ability to perform multiple tasks and work under pressure.
  • Proactive and independent approach to work and problem solving with the capacity to perform in a  complex environment with cultural sensitivity.
  • Fluent in English and Nepali (speaking, writing, and typing) with excellent writing skills in English.

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How to Apply

  • Interested candidates are requested to submit their motivation letter, updated resume (including two referees), and Employment Application Form by September 24, 2022, to:
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for the selection process.

“We are an Equal Opportunity Employer”