Description of the job supply
Médecins Sans Frontières, a global humanitarian medical affiliation based in 1971, gives medical help to populations whose lives are threatened: primarily within the occasion of armed battle, but in addition epidemics, pandemics, pure disasters or exclusion from care.
MSF WACA (West and Central Africa) was created in 2019 and goals to vary the dynamics of the MSF motion. WACA is supported by numerous docs and humanitarians from Médecins Sans Frontières in West and Central Africa who want to be heard, contribute and above all proactively assume the humanitarian mission of the group. WACA displays a humanitarian id, an aspiration for MSF, a really inclusive motion of people that share the values of empathy for others. Its power relies on the opposite MSF associations and its associative fiber is amplified by concrete operational aims.
Why be a part of us?
You will see your self in a wealthy multicultural setting with many leisure areas to change or just create. The chance to check and be taught. Each thought is welcome, your feedback and opinions will probably be appreciated in any respect ranges of the group. The prospect to be a key participant in a rising and extremely expert workforce. And above all, nice colleagues in a wholesome work setting… (sure, sure…)
We’re searching for: EPIDEMIOLOGY/OPERATIONAL RESEARCH ADVISOR
direct supervisor: Chief of Epidemiology
Purposeful Supervisor: Chief of Epidemiology
Variety of workforce members to handle:
Work %: 100%
Place based mostly at: Abidjan
Sort of Contract: CDD
Period: Renewable fastened time period
Place to be stuffed on: As quickly as doable
As a frontline medical humanitarian group offering direct affected person care in response to epidemics, pure disasters and well being crises, MSF-WaCA typically has a singular alternative to pilot and doc new intervention methods and management. Due to this fact, it’s the responsibility of MSF-WaCA to carefully doc analysis in order that it may be shared with others and affect modifications in coverage and observe in humanitarian drugs.
- By way of construction, operational analysis is below the accountability of the deputy medical director and is technically supervised by the epidemiology supervisor of MSF-WaCA. It’s carried out in accordance with the MSF-WaCA strategic plan, its medical technique and in collaboration with the innovation cell and the digital transformation division.
The place of Advisor in Epidemiology and Operational Analysis goals to help analysis actions within the area, the capitalization of interventions and their inner and exterior dissemination. The help to be supplied contains methodological help, implementation within the area, documentation (report writing) and dissemination of outcomes (scientific publication).
- Assist the Operations Division within the definition and prioritization of operational analysis initiatives.
- Write examine and operational analysis protocols and supply help of their implementation.
- Adjust to the necessities of the MSF Ethics Board (ERB) and nationwide committees utilizing the suitable channels for moral clearance submission.
- Monitor the progress of research and investigations in progress and guarantee compliance with the protocol
- Analyzes analysis knowledge to make sure translation into info for programmatic decision-making
- Present help for writing manuscripts for publication in scientific journals
- Make sure the publication of scientific articles in journals to extend the visibility of MSF WaCA within the scientific neighborhood
- Implement superior medical knowledge evaluation strategies and disseminate these analyzes by applicable channels inside MSF WaCA.
- In liaison with different workforce members, be immediately answerable for the common updating of operational analysis and documentation initiatives.
- Write coverage paperwork based mostly on analysis proof, program descriptions to tell or provoke considering, information advocacy inside MSF WaCA.
- In collaboration with the innovation supervisor and the initiatives, check modern instruments or methods and doc their relevance; if obligatory, doc the enhancements wanted to realize the anticipated outcomes.
Capitalization and documentation
- Coordinate challenge monitoring and analysis by systematically monitoring challenge logframes, analyzing whether or not efficiency has been achieved and figuring out causes, together with alternatives to enhance the impression of interventions.
- Perform secondary analyzes together with meta-analyses and disseminate the outcomes internally or externally (scientific publication) after technical and strategic validation respectively by the Head of Epidemiology and the Deputy Medical Director.
- Coordinate the capitalization of initiatives and make sure the dissemination of classes discovered
- Conduct visits to MSF WaCA initiatives to debate operational analysis alternatives and supply operational help.
- Assist for junior or nationwide epidemiologists
- On delegation of the top of epidemiology, accompany junior epidemiologists concerned with MSF WaCA.
- Take part in coaching actions for the brand new era of area epidemiologists able to responding to well being emergencies of the MSF motion and companion ministries of well being.
- Accompany junior epidemiologists on the methodological plan for the drafting of survey protocols
- Assist junior epidemiologists in establishing survey knowledge evaluation
Coaching / Qualification / Stipulations
- Medical or paramedical profile with at the very least a Grasp’s diploma in epidemiology or public well being (within the latter case extra coaching in superior statistics or analysis methodology will probably be required)
- PhD in epidemiology or biostatistics or public well being on a subject associated to tropical drugs (Asset)
- Coaching or certificates in medical analysis (an asset)
Abilities / Talents
- Extremely expert in knowledge evaluation and use of statistical software program (R and python or related)
- Potential to conduct meta-analyses
- Glorious degree in English and good degree in French.
Skilled expertise required
- Expertise writing protocols, together with methodological elements corresponding to design choice, calculating pattern measurement, and growing statistical evaluation plans
- Confirmed expertise in writing and publishing scientific articles in peer-reviewed journals (an inventory of scientific publications will probably be requested)
- Subject expertise as a analysis assistant or monitor
- Expertise in conducting systematic evaluations and meta-analyses
- English (glorious)
- French (glorious)
- Good data of the Microsoft Workplace package deal
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In a dynamic work setting, MSF presents equal alternatives for recruitment and improvement with none type of discrimination based mostly on gender, faith, sexual orientation, ethnicity, geographical origin, profile, bodily incapacity or every other discriminatory motive.
Feminine candidates who meet the necessities are strongly inspired to use.
NB: This job description gives a framework for the primary obligations and actions of the place. It’s not exhaustive. Due to this fact, the obligations and actions of the place could differ from these described on this job description because of organizational and operational wants.
Deadline: 15/10/2022 at 6:00 p.m. GMT Solely chosen candidates will probably be contacted.
The way to register
Please apply by way of this hyperlink: EPIDEMIOLOGY/OPERATIONAL RESEARCH ADVISOR (recruitee.com)