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Temporary Data Collectors at Partners In Health

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Partners In Health

ORGANIZATIONAL PROFILE:

Partners in Health (PIH) is a non-profit organization based in Boston, Massachusetts, USA, whose mission is to provide a preferential option for the poor in health care. Through service delivery, training, advocacy and research, PIH works globally to bring the benefits of modern science to those most in need and to serve as an antidote to despair. PIH has programs in Haiti, Peru, Mexico, Russia, Rwanda, Lesotho, Malawi, Sierra Leone, Liberia, Kazakhstan and Boston.

PIH began working in Malawi in 2007, where today we support the Ministry of Health (MOH) to serve a catchment area of 165,000 through 12 health centers and two hospitals in partnership with our sister
organizations. Abwenzi Pa ZaUmoyo (APZU) has its headquarters in Neno District with operations across the country.

We, therefore, seek to recruit suitably qualified and experienced candidates for the following temporary positions:

Post: Temporary Data Collectors

Reports to: Research Assistant

Commitment: Short term

Working Hours: 40 hours per week

Location: Neno District, Malawi

Post Summary

Data collectors will support data collection for various research projects within APZU/PIH (Abwenzi Pa
ZaUmoyo / Partners In Health). The Data collectors will report directly to the Research Assistant and
indirectly to the Principal Investigator. This temporary position offers a unique opportunity to contribute to meaningful research in the field of public health.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Collect quantitative data through surveys, and registers data abstraction
  • Ensure the accuracy and completeness of collected data by implementing quality control
  • Assist in analysing and interpreting quantitative data, including generating summary statistics and conducting basic statistical analyses.
  • Prepare clear and concise reports, summaries after data collection
  • Stay informed about developments in data collection methodologies and contribute to improving data collection processes.
  • Collect data using Focus Group Discussions (FGDs), In-depth Interview (IDIs) and Observation
  • Translation of the interview guides to Chichewa, transcribing and translating generated transcripts into English.
  • Any other duties assigned within the research department from time to time

Qualifications, Attributes and Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Statistics, Computer Science, Public Health, Nursing, Social Sciences or a related field. Only for medical professions, Diploma in Clinical Medicine or Diploma in Nursing may be considered.
  • Good Clinical Practice (GCP) certificate
  • Demonstrated experience in quantitative data collection and management.
  • Proficiency in data collection tools such as CommCare, REDCap, and other similar platforms
  • Attention to detail and a commitment to maintaining data accuracy and integrity.
  • Ability to work independently as well as collaboratively in a team environment.
  • Prior experience with data collection tools and techniques, such as survey design and administration.
  • Previous data collection in Neno will be an added advantage

Benefits

  • Monthly stipend throughout the data analysis period to support living expenses.
  • Opportunities for professional development and mentorship within the research team, providing valuable learning experiences and growth opportunities.

Method Of Application

Qualified and interested persons should send (to the Director of Human Resource and Administration)
their cover letter, copies of relevant certificates and curriculum vitae indicating three names of traceable referees with valid telephone numbers and email addressed strictly to the following email address: [email protected] not later than Friday, 31st May, 2024. The subject of the email should be the title of the position that you are applying for.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

NB: Partners In Health/Abwenzi Pa ZaUmoyo (PIH/APZU) is is an equal opportunities employer, so,
all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour,
religion, gender, tribe, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We strive to provide an inclusive and supportive working environment.

Partners In Health/Abwenzi Pa ZaUmoyo (PIH/APZU) is committed to safeguarding staff, children
and communities with whom we work with. We are committed to ensuring that those who benefit from our work – including our patients, families and community members – as well as our staff are treated with dignity and respect and are protected from sexual exploitation, abuse and sexual harassment. Therefore, any offer of employment is conditional upon the successful completion of applicable background checks.

The Organisation does not charge any fees at any stage of the recruitment process. If you are asked to make a payment at any stage of the recruitment process, please contact [email protected] and [email protected].

To apply for this job email your details to apzuhr@pih.org