Armauer Hansen Research Inistitute(AHRI)

Background:
The Armauer Hansen Research Institute (AHRI, https://ahri.gov.et) established in 1970 through the initiative of the Norwegian and Swedish Save the Children organizations as a leprosy research institute made breakthrough contribution in understanding the immunology and eventual improved treatment (MDT) that changed the global landscape of leprosy epidemiology. Re-organized by the decree of the Council of Minister’s Regulation No. 376/2016 as biomedical research, clinical trial and biomedical research capacity building arm of the Federal Ministry of Health. The London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine is a world-leading centre for research and postgraduate education in public and global health. Save the Children works to improve children’s lives around the world. These three institutions are working in partnership on Research for Sustainable and Scalable Solutions(RESONATE)  for under-immunisation in Ethiopia and Nigeria. The project is a multidisciplinary research program aiming to improve vaccination uptake of un-and-under-immunized children.. To attain its aim we are planning to conduct A pre-intervention mixed methods study to inform a large-scale programme to increase childhood vaccination in Ethiopia  in three regional states

Assistant Research, Social science

Main duties and responsibilities;

·         Develop standard operating procedures (SOPs), data collection tools and training materials

·         Plan, organize and train qualitative  data collection team

·         Conduct multilingual qualitative interviews  in health facilities and in the community

·         Conduct supportive supervision to support field data collectors.

·         Transcribe and translate qualitative data

·         Conduct quality control and consistency checking procedures periodically when the data collection is on progress

·         Communicate with the data manager and project coordinator for data quality control regularly.

·         Analyze quantitative and qualitative data , write a report and draft a manuscript

·         Assist in  dissemination of findings to policy makers, other stakeholders, and academic audiences

·         Contribute to preparation of journal articles and conference reports

·         Coordinate the project field work and implementation of activities alongside the project coordinator

·         Ensure effective communication between the multi-disciplinary RESONATE research team

·         Coordinate the RESONATE team in other thematic area in achieving project milestone as assigned by senior staffs

·         Coordinate other related duties as assigned by the project

Job station

Armauer Hansen Reserch Institute

Job Requirements

Job requirement

 Qualification & Experiences:

MA in Sociology or Anthropology

Experiences:

·         Minimum of 3 years experiences of work in MA in social science

·         An experience in project work and coordination is advantageous. 

·         Have adequate research experience in qualitative methods and published in reputable journals

·         Demonstrated research communication and interpersonal communication skills

·         Demonstrable organization and communication skill

Desired Competencies

·         Knowledge of different qualitative methods and  data management software and Microsoft excel applications

·         Practical data management software experience and NVivo or MAXQDA,   has additional advantage

·         Knowledge of different data analysis and management techniques

·         Fluency in English communication (spoken & written)

·         Fluency in Amharic, Afan Oromo  and Somaligna is advantageous

 Number  required: 1 (One)

 Employment: Full time contract basis for four months with possible extension based on performance.

 Salary: 15767 Birr/month

How to Apply

·         Interested applicants who fulfil the above requirements should send the following through ethiojobs.net

·         CV/resume (not more than 5 pages)

·         A cover letter (not more than one page)

·         A one page table summarizing your educational background, technical skills and competencies to facilitate the screening process

·         Letter of motivation on how your qualifications, experience and training make you an ideal candidate as well as why you are interested to join and what added value you may bring to the project.

References: Please provide two references including their e-mail addresses and phone numbers.

 Remarks: Please attach copies of transcripts, academic degree together with the application

2.Assistant Research

Main duties and responsibilities;

·         Develop standard operating procedures (SOPs), data collection tools and training materials

·         Plan, organize and train survey data collection team

·         Conduct multilingual qualitative and quantitative interviews  in health facilities and in the community

·         Conduct supportive supervision to support field data collectors.

·         Transcribe and translate qualitative data

·         Conduct quality control and consistency checking procedures periodically when the data collection is on progress

·         Communicate with the data manager and project coordinator for data quality control regularly.

·         Analyze quantitative and qualitative data , write a report and draft a manuscript

·         Assist in  dissemination of findings to policy makers, other stakeholders, and academic audiences

·         Contribute to preparation of journal articles and conference reports

·         Coordinate the project field work and implementation of activities alongside the project coordinator

·         Ensure effective communication between the multi-disciplinary RESONATE research team

·         Coordinate the RESONATE team in other thematic area in achieving project milestone as assigned by senior staffs

·         Coordinate other related duties as assigned by the project

Job station

Armauer Hansen Reserch Institute

Job Requirements

Job requirement

 Qualification & Experiences:

MPH/MSc in public health or related fields

Experiences:

·         Minimum of 3 years experiences of work in MPH/MSc in public health or related fields

·         An experience in project work and coordination is advantageous. 

·         Have adequate research experience in both qualitative and quantitative methods and published in reputable journals

·         Demonstrated research communication and interpersonal communication skills

·         Demonstrable organization and communication skill

Desired Competencies

·         Knowledge of different qualitative and quantitative data management software and Microsoft excel applications

·         Practical Stata software experience and NVivo or MAXQDA,   has additional advantage

·         Knowledge of different data analysis and management techniques

·         Fluency in English communication (spoken & written)

·         Fluency in Amharic, Afan Oromo  and Somaligna is advantageous

 Number  required: 2 (Two)

 Employment: Full time contract basis for four months with possible extension based on performance.

  Salary: 15767 Birr/month

How to Apply

How to Apply

·         Interested applicants who fulfil the above requirements should send the following through ethiojobs.net

·         CV/resume (not more than 5 pages)

·         A cover letter (not more than one page)

·         A one page table summarizing your educational background, technical skills and competencies to facilitate the screening process

·         Letter of motivation on how your qualifications, experience and training make you an ideal candidate as well as why you are interested to join and what added value you may bring to the project.

References: Please provide two references including their e-mail addresses and phone numbers.

3.Project Coordinator

Key Duties and Responsibilities

1.      Stakeholders Management and Communication Tasks

·         Bringing together all the national and international policy makers, experts, research institutions, academic institutions, collaborators and funders that are working on malaria research and capacity building.

·         Create a malaria research network community

·         Advocate national and international partners and funders to bring them on board on malaria research agenda

·         Bridge the communications with major national and international stakeholders

·         Design and manage regular meetings with these stakeholders

·         Review and filter the real time scientific findings disseminated through different platforms and share to team members

·         Lead the design of webpages, social media platforms (linkedIn, twitter, etc), manage them and disseminate the new scientific findings and progresses of malaria research unit in real time to the national and international community

·         Announcing and highlighting relevant events such as publications, media coverages, conferences and training programs.

2.      Office Assistance Tasks

The person will be responsible for bridging the Principal Investigator (PI) and inter and intera-departmental stakeholders. Specifically, she will perform the following activities:

·         Shape the informal communication of the PI within internal stakeholders, specifically scheduling communications and meetings staffs and intera-departmental staffs

·         Arranging appointments with external stakeholders  

·         Compiling all the weekly plans and reports of different teams under the Malaria Research Unit

·         Prepare annual Lab Meeting Schedule and monitor its implementation

·         Documenting all the relevant scientific findings, publications and progress reports

·         Perform any activities given by the PI 

Job Requirements

Required Qualifications:

Education

·         A candidate must have a first degree in Public Health, Health Informatics or other related health science fields and having MSc Degree in Health Communications, Epidemiology or other related health science fields has an advantage

·         A strong background of computer science/software engineering

·         CGPA 3.00 and above for male applicants and 2.75 and above for female applicants

·         Work experience is not required

Skills and Competences

·         Strong time management skills

·         Excellent interpersonal communication skills

·         Fluent in English Languages (speaking, writing, reading and listening)

·         Advanced skill of computer science

·         Ability to work with others/team work, including international collaborators

·         Social media management

·         Office management

·         Stakeholders engagement and management

  • Excellent organizational and record-keeping skills.

Duty station: Addis Ababa AHRI Head Office

Number required: 1 (One)

Terms of employment: one year contract period with full time employment basis with possibility of extension based on performance and budget availability

Salary: As per the institute’s salary scale

How to Apply

How to Apply

Interested applicants who fulfill the above requirements should send their CV/resume through ethiojobs.net and to facilitate the screening process, applicants should also fill the online application form at the following website:

https://ee.kobotoolbox.org/single/m0zWGCTL

Please note that this online application form is mandatory and applicants who fail to fill the online form will not be considered for screening. Multiple submissions for this job post is not allowed.

4.Administration Assistant

Key Duties and Responsibilities

·         Assist the project manager in the preparation of project plans and periodic performance reports

·         Monitor  weekly plans and performance reports of each team under the Malaria Research Unit

·         Communicate with the Lab Logistics and Quality Assurance Officer and collect procurement demands from different teams, prepare procurement requests and follow up the procurement process of different consumables and equipment

·         Follow up payment requests from different teams and ensure their timely delivery to concerned person/team

·         Assist in the preparation of different events (meetings, conferences, etc); arranging meeting venues, communicating with participants and logistics arrangements

·         Facilitate communications with different stakeholders and prepare any pertinent documents requested by stakeholders

·         Collect capacity building needs of staff and design capacity building mechanisms in consultation with the Division Head and the PI

·         Communicate with different departments in the institute to facilitate the day to day operation of the Division

·         Documenting all the relevant minutes of meetings, letters, certificates and progress reports

·         Perform any activities given by the PI and the project manager

Job Requirements

Required Qualifications:

Education

·         A candidate must have a first degree in Management, Economics, Public Administration and Business Administration.

·         CGPA 3.00 and above for male applicants and 2.75 and above for female applicants

·         Work experience is not required

Skills and Competences

·         Strong time management skills

·         Excellent interpersonal communication skills

·         Fluent in English Languages (speaking, writing, reading and listening)

·         Ability to work with others/team work

·         Office management

·         Stakeholders engagement and management

  • Excellent organizational and record-keeping skills.

Duty station: Addis Ababa AHRI Head Office

Number required: 1 (One)

Terms of employment: one year contract period with full time employment basis with possibility of extension based on performance and budget availability

Salary: As per the scale of the institution

How to Apply

How to Apply

Interested applicants who fulfill the above requirements should send their CV/resume through ethiojobs.net and to facilitate the screening process, applicants should also fill the online application form at the following website:

https://ee.kobotoolbox.org/single/V5ELA7D9

Please note that this online application form is mandatory and applicants who fail to fill the online form will not be considered for screening. Multiple submissions for this job post is not allowed.

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