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CESHHAR ZIMBABWE JOB OPPORTUNITIES YOU DO NOT WANT TO MISS !!!(OCTOBER 2023)

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Geospatial Science Intern -CeSHHAR Zimbabwe

The Geospatial Science Intern will play an integral role in assisting with the collection, pre-processing, and cleaning of geospatial data from various sources, such as satellite imagery and spatial databases. They will contribute to the development and implementation of geospatial data analysis workflows, which encompass data manipulation, feature extraction, and statistical analysis.

Key responsibilities include: –

  • Assist in collecting, pre-processing, and cleaning geospatial data from diverse sources, including satellite imagery and spatial databases.
  • Contribute to the development and implementation of geospatial data analysis workflows.
  • Perform data manipulation tasks to prepare geospatial data for analysis.
  • Assist in feature extraction tasks to derive valuable insights from geospatial datasets.
  • Support statistical analysis efforts to uncover patterns and trends within geospatial data.
  • Collaborate with the team to ensure data quality and accuracy during the analysis process.
  • Document and maintain clear records of data collection, pre-processing, and analysis procedures.
  • Contribute to the generation of visualizations and reports to effectively communicate geospatial analysis outcomes.

Data Analytics Intern -CeSHHAR Zimbabwe

The Data Analytics Intern will play a vital role in assisting with the collection and organization of individual participant data from different studies while ensuring compliance with data sharing agreements and privacy regulations. They will support the research coordinator in procuring research data from diverse sources and assist with various tasks related to data harmonization.

Key responsibilities include: –

  • Assist in the collection and organization of individual participant data from different studies, ensuring adherence to data sharing agreements and privacy regulations.
  • Collaborate with the research coordinator to procure research data from various sources, including databases, surveys, and electronic health records.
  • Support tasks related to data harmonization, including data cleaning, standardization, and integration.
  • Assist in the identification and resolution of data quality issues during the data harmonization process.
  • Collaborate with the research coordinator and other team members to ensure data accuracy and consistency.
  • Document and maintain clear records of data collection, organization, and harmonization procedures.
  • Contribute to the generation of visualizations and reports to communicate key findings and insights from the harmonized datasets.

Heat Stress Health Behaviour Scientist-CeSHHAR Zimbabwe

The Heat Stress Health Behaviour Scientist is integral to the HIGH Horizon & HAPI projects, focusing on the effects of climate change on maternal and child health, as well as the well-being of health workers. The core mission of these initiatives is to devise interventions at the individual, household, community, and healthcare facility levels to protect these vulnerable demographics from the harmful impacts of extreme heat. Beyond analysing behavioural responses to heat stress, the scientist collaborates closely with the Principal Investigator (PI) in implementing the Climate Early Notification Systems, aiming for enhanced health outcomes. Their deep insight into behavioural patterns, combined with a strong commitment to research, positions them to make significant contributions to these critical projects.

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE

Postgraduate qualification in any social science field. A least 3 years’ research experience. Experience with participatory approaches such as Photovoice, Transect walks, other qualitative methods, and qualitative data processing. Research Ethics Training. Microsoft Office packages. Ability to work within a multidisciplinary team. High respect for confidentiality. Good verbal and written communication skills.

Research Officer (Junior Health Economist)-CeSHHAR Zimbabwe

The Research Officer (Junior Health Economist) will be responsible for supporting research projects under the Climate and Health Department. This includes costing of interventions under High Horizons and HAPI which seek to design individual/household/ community and health facility-level interventions. Overall, the junior health economist will play a role in conducting research and analysis to guide in decision making which ensures relevance, efficiency, effectiveness and sustainability of interventions.

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE

An honours degree in a relevant field such Health Economics or any related field. A postgraduate qualification is desirable At least 2 years’ experience working as a junior health economist. Ability to work well collaboratively as part of a research team. Understanding of methods, software’s and other tools used by health economists to support decision making to ensure cost effectiveness of interventions. Proficiency in statistical software (e.g., Stata, R, SAS) and Microsoft Office suite. Self-motivated. Good communication skills. Ability to work with people from different backgrounds.

Research Assistant -CeSHHAR Zimbabwe

The Research Assistant will implement research on the impact of Climate change on Health (HIGH Horizon & HAPI) that seek to assess the impacts of heat on maternal and child health and health workers. These projects aim to design individual/household/community and health facility-level interventions that protect these vulnerable groups from elevated heat.

Key responsibilities include: –

  • Implementing all study procedures according to the study protocol and SOPs
  • Data abstraction
  • Monitoring thermal measurements
  • Survey administration
  • Data handling, transcription, and translation
  • Maintaining accurate and up-to-date records on agreed deliverables.
  • Attending scheduled project meetings.
  • Any other duties assigned by the project PI.

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE

At least a minimum of a Social Science Honours Degree. A post graduate qualification will be an added advantage. A minimum of 2 years’ research experience. Experience in a clinical setting is highly desirable. Knowledge of ethnography method is a must. Strongly writing skills. Ability to work with people from different backgrounds. Computer literacy and skills. Good communication skills. A GCP certificate and research ethics training is desirable.

Data Assistant- CeSHHAR Zimbabwe

The Data Assistant will play a vital role in supporting the Data Officer in coordinating and managing the collection and integration of individual participant data from multiple studies. The incumbent will contribute to the data harmonization process by assisting in data cleaning, validation, and harmonization procedures. The Data Assistant will also actively participate in the development and maintenance of data pipelines and workflows to optimize the efficiency of data harmonization and analysis processes. His / her responsibilities will extend to organizing and documenting data management procedures, maintaining comprehensive records and associated metadata. Additionally, the incumbent will assist in generating visualizations and reports that effectively communicate key characteristics of the harmonized data for monitoring and evaluation purposes. The Data Assistant will provide general administrative support, including scheduling meetings, organizing project-related documentation, and assisting with project coordination.

Key responsibilities include: –

  • Assist the Data Officer in coordinating and managing the collection and integration of individual participant data from multiple studies.
  • Support data cleaning, validation, and harmonization procedures to ensure data quality and consistency.
  • Contribute to the development and maintenance of data pipelines and workflows, streamlining data harmonization and analysis processes.
  • Organize and document data management procedures, maintaining comprehensive records and associated metadata.
  • Collaborate with the Data Officer and team members to generate visualizations and reports that effectively communicate key characteristics of the harmonized data for monitoring and evaluation purposes.
  • Provide general administrative support, including scheduling meetings, organizing project-related documentation, and assisting with project coordination.
  • Stay updated on data management principles and best practices, continuously expanding knowledge and skills in data pre-processing tasks.
  • Utilize programming languages such as Python or R to support data management and analysis tasks.
  • Demonstrate a strong attention to detail and ability to work with large datasets.
  • Exhibit strong organizational and time management skills to handle multiple tasks and meet deadlines.
  • Effectively communicate and collaborate with team members and stakeholders.
  • Leverage geospatial data experience, if applicable, to contribute to data integration and analysis efforts.

QUALIFICATIONS

Bachelor’s degree with a minimum of 3 years of experience or a master’s degree with a minimum of 1 year of experience in a relevant field, such as data science, statistics, or bioinformatics. Clinical training will be an important advantage Basic knowledge of data management principles and experience with data pre-processing tasks. Familiarity with programming languages such as Python or R, with a willingness to learn and apply data science techniques. Strong attention to detail and ability to work with large datasets. Good problem-solving and analytical skills, with the ability to assist in tackling data integration challenges. Strong organizational and time management skills to handle multiple tasks and meet deadlines. Effective communication skills to collaborate with team members and multicounty stakeholders. Experience with geospatial data will be an added advantage.

Data Officer -CeSHHAR Zimbabwe

The Data Officer will play a crucial role within a multi-country team, responsible for coordinating and overseeing the collection and integration of individual participant data from multiple studies. They will ensure data quality and consistency by aligning datasets with different formats, variables, and coding systems. Leveraging data science techniques, including large language models, the Data Officer will streamline and automate the data harmonization process. They will collaborate closely with domain experts and data providers to gain a comprehensive understanding of the data context and nuances, proactively identifying potential challenges and proposing innovative solutions. Developing and maintaining data pipelines and workflows will be a key responsibility to optimize data harmonization and analysis processes.

QUALIFICATIONS

A Master’s degree in data science, statistics, bioinformatics, or a related field with 3-5 years of experience in a similar role. Clinical training will be an important advantage. Proven strong proficiency in programming languages such as Python or RIn-depth knowledge of data harmonization techniques, data integration methods, and data pre-processing approaches. Strong problem-solving and analytical skills, with the ability to handle complex data integration challenges. Excellent attention to detail and ability to work with large and diverse datasets. Strong understanding of research ethics, data protection regulations, and privacy considerations in working with sensitive data. Prior experience working on data harmonization projects is highly desirable. Experience with geospatial data will be an added advantage.

Field Coordinator-CeSHHAR Zimbabwe

The Field Coordinator is responsible for overseeing and managing the fieldwork activities and community engagement under HIGH Horizon and HAPI in Mt Darwin District. The two projects address knowledge gaps around the quantification and monitoring of direct and indirect impacts of ambient heat exposure on maternal, new-born and child health. The projects will contribute to designing individual/household/community and health facility-level interventions. The Field Coordinator is responsible for coordination of fieldwork activities to ensure compliance with protocols and overall study objectives.

QUALIFICATIONS

A post graduate qualification in relevant fields such as Public Health, Social Science etc. Valid GCP Certificate. At least 5 years research experience. Ability to work well independently as well as collaboratively as part of a research team with good understanding to qualitative and quantitative methods of research. Prior experience managing a field team. Be a self-motivated and good leadership skill. Ability to understand/communicate with local communities. Ability to work with people from different backgrounds. Excellent communication skills.

Training and Engagement Manager -CeSHHAR Zimbabwe

The Training and Engagement Manager will be reporting to the Director – Climate and Health and is responsible for identifying capacity development needs and organizes trainings. The Training and Engagement Manager (TEM) is also responsible for strategic engagement with key stakeholders, community leaders, and community advisory boards. While primary the position in within the Climate and Health portfolio, the TEM will also work with other departments. The Training and Engagement Manager will be responsible for planning and organizing high-level events at CeSHHAR.

QUALIFICATIONS

A strategic thinker with a postgraduate qualification in a relevant field. At least 5 years in a management/leadership position. Ability to work well independently as well as collaboratively as part of a team with good diplomacy. Traceable experience in engaging government ministries and other stakeholders. Microsoft Office packages. Diplomatic etiquette. Emotional intelligence, self-motivated and good leadership skills. Excellent communication skills

Research Manager-CeSHHAR Zimbabwe

Reporting to the Director – Climate and Health, the Research Manager will be responsible for overseeing and managing the (day-to-day) operations of one or two research projects. This includes overseeing all aspects of stakeholder engagement, protocol development, ethics and compliance, data collection, management and analysis, data quality as well as ensuring that researchers have everything, they need to complete their work. Research outputs would be periodically reported in status reports with contributions into manuscript preparation.

QUALIFICATIONS

A PhD in Policy Management or Public Health or Population Health, Social Science or Management or other relevant degree highly desirable. At least 8 years’ technical experience coordinating or managing community-based and/or clinical research with human subjects; Certificate in ICH-GCP is required. Ability to work well independently as well as collaboratively as part of a research team with good understanding to qualitative and quantitative methods of research; Prior experience managing a field team; Capacity to conduct trainings and capacity development initiatives amongst team member; Computer competency particularly with Microsoft Office packages. Possession of GCP certificate and Research Ethics. Microsoft Office packages. Excellent interpersonal skills, including the ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing. Ability to understand/communicate with local communities. Ability to work in a multidisciplinary team with people from various disciplines, socioeconomic and cultural backgrounds.

Social Scientist-CeSHHAR Zimbabwe

The Social Scientist will be reporting to the Director – Climate and Health and is responsible for leading research projects under HIGH Horizon and HAPI in Mt Darwin District. The two projects address knowledge gaps around the quantification and monitoring of direct and indirect impacts of ambient heat exposure on maternal, newborn and child health. The projects will contribute to designing individual/household/community and health facility-level interventions.

QUALIFICATIONS

A PhD in Social Sciences. Publications in climate-related topics is an added advantage. Possession of a valid GCP Certificate and Research Ethics. At least 8 years of research experience. Ability to work well independently as well as collaboratively as part of a research team with a good understanding of qualitative and quantitative methods of research; Prior experience managing a field team. Conversant in Microsoft Office packages and possession of excellent interpersonal skills, including the ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing. Self-motivated and good leadership skills. Ability to work with people from different backgrounds.

Senior Health Economist-CeSHHAR Zimbabwe

QUALIFICATIONS

A relevant PhD in Health Economics or equivalent field. At least 8 years’ experience working as a health economist. Ability to work well independently as well as collaboratively as part of a research team. Solid understanding of methods, software, and other tools used by health economists to support decision-making to ensure the cost-effectiveness of interventions. Proficiency in statistical software (e.g., Stata, R, SAS) and Microsoft Office suite. Self-motivated and good leadership skills. Excellent communication skills. Ability to work with people from different backgrounds.

READY TO APPLY?

If you are interested in the above position, please email your CV and application cover letter addressed to the Human Resources Manager by 20th October 2023 (4.30pm) and send to [email protected]Indicate the position you are applying for in the subject line. Only short-listed applicants will be contacted.

CeSHHAR Zimbabwe is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages all candidates, irrespective of gender, nationality, sexual orientation, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply

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