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Wednesday, February 1, 2017

The Research Officer Job at Engender Health - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
The Research Officer

Jobs at:
Engender Health

Deadline of this Job:
Friday, 3 February 2017.

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Job details:
Engender Health’s vision is Women and Girls First. The vision is underpinned by the mission, namely catalyzing the value of women and girls by harnessing the power of sexual and reproductive rights and health. Engender Health is a leading global women's health organization committed to ensuring that every pregnancy is planned, every child is wanted, and every mother has the best chance of survival.

The Research Officer will support the project's research agenda encompassing all research activities This will include overseeing implementation of the research agenda; design, implementation, analysis and dissemination of operations research within the project; and coordinating technical inputs by partner organizations. S/he must have a Master's degree or higher in public health, demography, sociology, biostatistics or related field with five years of experience in the design implementation of research studies and familiarity with quantitative and qualitative research methods. Operations research experience in family planning/reproductive health or other health programming strongly preferred. Strong understanding of local ethical review requirements and processes is required. Computer literacy and analysis experience using statistical and database programs such as SPSS, Stata, EPI Info, and MS Access is desired. Previous experience on USAID-funded awards is preferred. S/he must have a demonstrated ability to work effectively in team settings and have the ability and willingness to travel. Excellent past performance references are required (references must be provided, including email addresses).

Job application procedure
please visit the careers page at and search job openings under the ‘Uganda’ location to submit your details by Friday, 3 February 2017. Please submit an application along with resume and cover letter including details of your salary requirements and salary history. Only the short-listed candidates will be contacted.