Research Associate – Co-creation Hub (CcHUB)

August 10, 2022

Job Description

Responsibilities
Technical:

  • Research and mine datasets to create impactful analyses and visualizations on the Unit’s key projects.
  • Review large amounts of data from multiple sources and curate the relevant facts.
  • Perform statistical analysis using R/Stata and Qualitative analysis tools.
  • Leverage analytical techniques and technologies to interrogate, visualize and understand data sets.
  • Support data and design production to research, scrape, refine, verify and interpret data to serve Design for Health’s portfolios.
  • Produce data and visualization packages in coordination with the Research team.
  • Work proactively and think critically to improve data and study design components of projects, tools and data stories created by the team.

Research Planning and Management:

  • Project-manage research projects, including creating and managing plans, schedules, budgets, deliverables, and stakeholders contributions.
  • Contribute to a portfolio of impactful research projects, from design to data collection, analysis, and follow-through.
  • Provide any other necessary support as needed.

Research Production and Distribution:

  • Contribute to the development of project reports and other knowledge products including research articles, briefings and presentations.
  • Directly contribute to and manage creation of research reports and presentations including drafting the findings report and presentation and collaborating with stakeholders on design and production.
  • Manage the process and ensure research findings/reports/presentations are announced and distributed. Seek and manage the development and distribution of new/innovative methods for sharing the finding with internal and external stakeholders.

Qualifications
We are looking for a researcher who combines excellent technical skills and experience in project and team management, including:

  • Graduate’s Degree in Statistics or Development Research or a related field.
  • At least 2 years work experience in a research field or as a data analyst.
  • Experience undertaking research in the health sector is strongly desirable.
  • Knowledge and skills in Qualitative and Quantitative research methods.
  • Experience in writing proposals, research write ups.
  • Experience in developing research tools for qualitative and quantitative analysis
  • Experience using statistical languages such as R/Stata
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills including proven success in ability to present  ideas and concepts effectively and persuasively
  • Strong analytical skills, numerical confidence and ability to translate numbers into clear insights and recommendations.
  • Demonstrated experience in managing research projects.
  • Solid project management skills to oversee a portfolio of projects at different stages in the research lifecycle.
  • A critical thinker, who is curious, intuitive and pays attention to details
  • Innovative with ideas on approaches to collecting, evaluating and modelling datasets that will be used as the foundation for the company’s future solutions
  • Strong work ethic and thrives working across multiple projects in a fast-paced environment.

What We Offer

  • Paid time off
  • Healthcare coverage
  • A highly collaborative team environment that will support your professional and personal growth
  • Work alongside great talent.
  • A culture of learning and innovation. 
  • Opportunities for career growth and training.
  • Interaction with industry leaders and forward-thinking people. 
  • A chance to make a social difference.
  • Overall fun company. 
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