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Research Medical Officer Ii – Service Delivery Redesign Evaluation

Kemri Wellcome Trust Research Programme Kwtrp

Nairobi | Full Time | NGO / Non-Profit Associations

End date 21 Jul 2024

JOB PURPOSE: 

The research officer will be responsible for 1 Executing research activities focused on a process evaluation of a maternal and child health service redesign in Kakamega county 2 Support County feedback activities together with Havard TH Chan Public Health School.

Description: 

REPORTS TO:  Study PI and Study Supervisor.

DIRECTLY SUPERVISES: None

INDIRECTLY SUPERVISES: None

BUDGET AND RESOURCE RESPONSIBILITY:  None

JOB DIMENSIONS:

The primary responsibility will be to support a body of work focused on a on a process evaluation of a maternal and child health service redesign in Kakamega county.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Under the direction of the supervisor to:

  • Lead the process evaluation of health system effects of SDR and its political economy
  • Lead the analysis and write-up of study findings
  • Develop written reports on the analyses conducted and their interpretation.
  • Support the day-to-day management of the project including through co-ordination with stakeholders at local, regional and national level.
  • Support stake-holder meetings with project participants, local, regional and national governments and key stakeholders.
  • And any other duties that may be assigned from time to time.

QUALIFICATIONS:

The successful applicant will have:

  • A bachelor’s degree in medicine and surgery MBChB, MBBS or equivalent.
  • At least two years post-qualification experience in medical practice or health research environment.
  • Experience and skills in conducting evaluations of complex interventions, and broader policy and systems research
  • Qualitative data analysis skills using NVIVO as a minimum.
  • A licensed Kenyan Medical practitioner

Desirable Criteria

  • Excellent organizational and communication skills

COMPETENCIES:

  • Good writing skills.
  • Good presentation skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills a meticulous approach to documentation including word processing and spreadsheet skills
  • Team working and ability to work in a multi-cultural environment.
  • Ability to work with limited supervision and meet deadlines.

PHYSICAL ENVIRONMENT/CONDITIONS:

  • Office based.
  • Field work in selected counties.
  • Willingness to travel to Kakamega.

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