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Research Director at LVCT Health

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Job Description

RD/LVCT/04/2023

Key Responsibilities

Leadership and Strategy (25%)

  • Keeping abreast of national and international developments in the specific areas and informing LVCT Health Research programs appropriately.
  • Develop LVCT’s research strategy, identifying opportunities and areas of growth.
  • Ensure the strategy is aligned to the LVCT Health strategy and there is integration of research in LVCT Health program
  • Contacting  and  establishing  relationships  with  external  influencers  and  forming  and maintaining strategic partnerships for research for growth and visibilit
  • Identifying research opportunities for LVCT Health internally and externall
  • Work with the research and communications team to develop and implementa research uptake strateg
  • Establishing, maintaining,and building partnerships with Kenyan MOH, counties,and relevant regional and global bodie
  • Participating in and providing technical support and leadership inrelevant policy forums of priority for developing the research agend
  • Managing  research  partnerships  where  LVCT Health is  in  consortia  to  ensure the organization’sinterests  are  safeguarded  including  data,  intellectual  property, publications etc.

Required Qualification, and Experience

  • Ph.D.in public health, global and international health, social sciences
  • 8 years of experience in public health, health systems,or social research with 3 years post Ph.D.experience.
  • Proven experience in program monitoring and evaluation, research design andsupporting team learning processes.
  • Knowledge of mixed methods research with advanced knowledge in quantitative research methods and statistical analysis, epidemiology, health systems,or health economics.
  • Advanced proficiency in one or more statistical software packages
  • Strong  computer  skills,  with  familiarity  in  using  SharePoint  and  Microsoft  Office  suite applications (particularly Word, Excel, and PowerPoint).
  • Experience with Institutional Review Board (IRB) processes.
  • Demonstrated ability to publish journal articles and other communications documents to disseminate research findings

The closing date is May26th, 2023.

Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates are invited to submit their applications and CV along with a cover letter expressing interest to recruitment@lvcthealth.org.

However, candidates are encouraged to apply early as interviews may be held earlier if an ideal candidate is found. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.LVCT Health is an equal opportunity employer.
Please visit our website www.lvcthealth.orgfor more information about the organization

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