2 Job Positions at University of Global Health Equity (UGHE): (Deadline 17, 18 November 2021)

2 Job Positions at University of Global Health Equity (UGHE): (Deadline 17, 18 November 2021)

Nutrition and Early Childhood Development Coordinator at University of Global Health Equity (UGHE): (Deadline 17, 18 November 2021)

Nutrition and Early Childhood Development Coordinator

University of Global Health Equity (UGHE) Butaro, Rwanda

Description

Nutrition and Early Child Development (NECD) Coordinator

University of Global Health Equity is on a mission to radically change the way health care is delivered around the world. UGHE is a new university based in Rwanda that is building the next generation of global health professionals—doctors, nurses, researchers, and public health and policy experts—into leaders and change makers who strive to deliver more equitable, quality health services for all.

ROLE PROFILE:

 Title: NECD Coordinator

Reports to: DVC – Academics & Research Affairs

Location: Butaro, Burera District, Rwanda

Role Purpose: This role will be responsible for undertaking administrative, project management, and research development, execution, monitoring, and reporting of NECD programs.

 KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Manage programmatic logistics to support all NECD program related events;
  2. Coordinate and support all events and processes related to the NECD grant related research, training, and reporting
  3. Serve as the first point of contact for NECD partner organizations and ensure a quality experience in their interaction with the university;
  4. Generate reports and content for internal and external audiences derived from the NECD programmatic data;
  5. Provide general and technical support to the NECE research projects, assessment, and program evaluation, through background research, data collection, entry, and analysis;
  6. Identify and implement NECD related research projects
  7. Evaluate NECD training curriculum
  8. Identify skill gaps in NECD training programs
  9. Schedule and coordinate curriculum review meetings, research dissemination meetings for NECD;
  10. Manage NECD project timeline to ensure all activities are efficiently executed;
  11. Assist in managing external relations, serving as a point of contact between the team and internal and external stakeholders; and
  12. Organize necessary logistics related to the NECD projects.

KEY DELIVERABLES

  1. Ensure UGHE conducts 4 NECD research projects each year (Two by faculty, two by students)
  2. Review NECD training curriculum
  3. Organize 2 curriculum review workshops
  4. Organize annual dissemination meeting
  5. Professional coordination of NECD meetings and accuracy in documentation
  6. All required program documentations and reports

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE

  1. Master degree in health, public health, nutrition, childhood development;
  2. Research experiences
  3. Three (3) years of working experience

TECHNICAL COMPETENCIES

  1. Proficient computer skills with fluency in Microsoft Office Suite programs including Excel, Google Suite products, and the ability to learn new computer programs quickly
  2. Experience in project management
  3. Background in research projects
  4. Demonstrated work experience in an administrative, management role in a fast-paced environment
  5. Experience supporting the project team in producing deliverable and manage timeline
  6. Experience in event planning or proven skills to organize and execute logistics
  7. Experience in report writing

BEHAVIOURAL  COMPETENCIES

  1. Ability to make decisions based on data findings
  2. Exemplary interpersonal skills
  3. Ability to effectively collaborate with culturally diverse staff across departments and countries
  4. Exemplary written and oral communication skills
  5. Demonstrated strategic thinking and analytical skills.
  6. Good judgment, and creative problem-solving
  7. Possess diplomatic instincts, ability to gracefully and humbly work within challenging professional contexts requiring tact and judgment.

To Apply

Applicants should provide: (1) a curriculum vitae, (2) a cover letter, (3) a personal statement addressing candidate’s experience working in a related field; (4) copies of all degrees earned and current professional certifications. Please upload your cover letter, personal statement, and proof of degrees attained as a single PDF file under “Additional Files” on the application page.

The deadline: 18th November 2021

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Research Assistant at Partners In Health (PIH):(Deadline 17 November 2021)

JOB DESCRIPTION

DESCRIPTION

Job Title: Research Assistant

Reports to: Chair, Center for Gender Equity, University of Global Health Equity (UGHE)

Fixed Term Contract: 6 months

Location: Kigali, Rwanda; and as required with field trips to Butaro

ORGANIZATIONAL PROFILE

University of Global Health Equity is on a mission to radically change the way health care is delivered around the world. UGHE is a new kind of university based in Rwanda that is building the next generation of global health professionals—doctors, nurses, researchers, and public health and policy experts—into leaders and change makers who strive to deliver more equitable, quality health services for all.

Members of the UGHE community are tenacious and resolute in our drive to attain social justice, make common cause with those in need, listen to and learn from others, and operate with honesty and humility as we uphold academic integrity and intellectual curiosity. The University of Global Health Equity seeks individuals committed to these values to join the team.

 

ROLE PROFILE

The Center for Gender Equity at University of Global Health Equity was launched in 2020 and is responsible for mainstreaming of gender in UGHE’s academic, research, community engagement and organizational development activities. The Center is also responsible for directing a Gender and Social Justice Course for UGHE’s Bachelor of Science, Bachelor of Surgery program (MBBS), as well as other long- and short-term trainings on gender and global health issues including the Master of Global Health Delivery (MGHD) program.

The Research Assistant will provide research support to the Center for Gender Equity. S/he will be involved in various research projects pertaining to gender and sexual and reproductive health. This position is an opportunity for the Research Assistant to develop his/her research skills. The ideal candidate for this position is highly self-motivated and passionate about research and education, with superior attention to detail and organizational skills. S/he will work across all research engagements at the center and must be exceedingly well organized, flexible, resourceful, and proactive.

Responsibilities

  • Data collection, conducting qualitative and/or quantitative analyses, including data management
  • Writing project deliverables, such as research proposals, reports, and publications
  • Preparing PowerPoint slides, report and poster presentations as required
  • Conduct literature searches and reviews and support with ethics review submissions
  • Support resource mobilization for the Center for Gender Equity including preparing research grant applications to external funding sources, coordinating reporting to external funders, and managing financial approvals and other financial processes
  • Any other tasks as designated by the supervisor

Qualifications

  • BA, MA or MSc in Gender Studies, Public Health, Global Health or health related programs
  • Demonstrated research experience – minimum of 2 years
  • Expertise in research methods and practical knowledge of research implementation
  • Familiarity with qualitative and/or quantitative data analysis and related software, including SPSS, Nvivo and others
  • Fluency in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Google Drive
  • Ability to manage and prioritize projects with high attention to detail
  • Ability to work under pressure, meet tight deadlines, and manage competing priorities
  • Knowledge of gender, sexual and reproductive health, health sciences and/or global health content preferred
  • Experience working in a higher education environment preferred
  • Exemplary interpersonal skills; ability to effectively collaborate with culturally diverse staff across departments and countries;
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills in English. Preference is given to candidates with Kinyarwanda knowledge

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