Research Specialist

Population Services International/Nepal (PSI/Nepal) began operations in early 2002 and has been partnering with the Government of Nepal, the private sector, and local and international organizations in areas of nationally defined health priorities to create health solutions that are built to last. PSI/Nepal has been capacitating private sector health services delivery system since last two decades and in parallel providing technical assistance to strengthen public health facilities to deliver primary health care and increase access to family planning and reproductive health services. PSI/Nepal with its expertise and experience in social and behavior change communication, clinical quality assurance, monitoring and evaluation and digital health interventions focuses on designing client centered health care projects to address reproductive health challenges affecting women of reproductive age. With an emphasis on consumer powered health care, PSI/Nepal invests in improving health care market for product and services, and develop solutions that are affordable, convenient, and effective, to help make universal health coverage more of a reality. In the past, PSI/Nepal has successfully managed HIV, malaria, menstrual hygiene management and health and hygiene projects. Currently, it works in areas of family planning, sexual and reproductive health and maternal and newborn health with health systems strengthening at its core. PSI/Nepal is seeking qualified candidates for the following position:

Population Services International/Nepal (PSI/Nepal) began operations in early 2002 and has been partnering with the Government of Nepal, the private sector, and local and international organizations in areas of nationally defined health priorities to create health solutions that are built to last. PSI/Nepal has been capacitating private sector health services delivery system since last two decades and in parallel providing technical assistance to strengthen …

Research Specialist

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PSI/Nepal aspires work in multiple health areas with diversified portfolio in nationally defined health  priorities in Nepal. The Research Specialist is responsible for the design, implementation, and reporting of  research/studies; and share results for informing policies, improving programs and contribute evidence to  generate new projects and program innovations most applicable for PSI/Nepal. 

Experience and Qualification: 

  • Advanced university degree in Public Health, Epidemiology, Population Studies, or Biostatistics. 
  • At least five years of progressive experience on health-related research and evaluation activities,  preferably in maternal and sexual and reproductive health and health systems. 
  • Sound understanding and competence in research methodology: quantitative, qualitative, and  mixed methods. Skills and experience in program management, field research, further data analysis  and evidence generation. 
  • Proven competence on management and analysis of quantitative and qualitative data using software  - SPSS, Stata, NVivo, Atlas.ti, Dedoose and digital data collection software/tools. 
  • At least two scientific research papers published in peer-reviewed indexed journals within last five  years. 
  • Strong negotiation, coordination, communication, and interpersonal skills (diplomacy, patience)  with the ability to perform multiple tasks and work under pressure. 
  • Proactive and independent approach to work and problem solving with the capacity to perform in a  complex environment with cultural sensitivity. 
  • Fluent in English and Nepali (speaking, writing, and typing) with excellent writing skills in English. 

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