Wednesday , March 22 2023

Wits Rhi Careers – Researcher

Website Wits Health Consortium

Job Description:

The researcher will conduct secondary research in support of RHAP evidence based advocacy strategies.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Identify, build and maintain working relationships with key national, provincial and district stakeholder groups, to include public health officials, health worker associations and civil society/social justice organisations.
  • Drive the development of RHAP policy briefs, fact sheets, evidence summaries, Parliamentary submissions and other policy advocacy outputs.
  • Contribute to the design and drafting of research findings, publications, project updates, tool kits, guidance documents, presentations, and donor reports.
  • Represent RHAP in relevant working groups and donor meetings as needed
  • Identify, analyse and compile existing evidence to support RHAP’s policy priorities, and identify and evidence gaps
  • Assist with research and information gathering to support proposals, policy submissions and opinion editorials.
  • Refine/revise and finalise for publication existing RHAP publications and positions for external audiences (i.e., donors, media).
  • Attend relevant webinars and review and consider emerging research/reports.

Job Requirements:

  • High level of proficiency knowledge in Microsoft Office (EXCELL, POWERPOINT, WORD)
  • Ability to think strategically, handle ambiguity, and problem solve in a fast-paced, limited-structure, multicultural environment.
  • Exposure to the rural implementation context and or rural origin advantageous
  • Knowledge and experience in advance analytics are an advantage

Qualification & Experience:

  • Evidence of research skills and ability to produce quality research reports and/or policy brief
  • A degree in Public Health or related field
  • 5-10 years of work experience with interest in Public Health Policy.

Job Details:

Company: Wits Health Consortium

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Functions: N/A

Job Location: Rosebank, Gauteng, SA

Application Deadline: N/A

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