Position Duties & Responsibilities:

The Research Assistant will work with the Monitoring, Evaluation & Learning team primarily to support data analysis for a mixed-methods needs assessment on midwifery training in Zambia. Results of this needs assessment will help Seed to better understand midwifery clinical training at health facilities and inform our work supporting the education and clinical training of midwives in Zambia. The Research Assistant will also take on additional monitoring & evaluation projects as needed. Responsibilities will include but are not limited to:

• Becoming familiar with the desk and document review that helped inform the needs assessment, as well as with the data collection tools and methodology

• Working collaboratively with Seed and the Zambian data collectors to determine a data analysis plan, as well as analyzing both quantitative and qualitative data

• Supporting the Zambian data collectors and Seed team to integrate findings into a comprehensive final report



• At least three years of bachelor’s level work with a research focus; Masters preferred

• Prior independent research experience

• Strong experience with data management - including data cleaning, coding and analysis of both quantitative and qualitative data

• Highly proficient in Excel, and strong skills in Word and PowerPoint

• Clinical background and/or prior work in global health preferred

• Experience in creating graphs and other data visualizations a plus

• Excellent ability to problem-solve and attention to detail

• Passion and commitment to Seed’s mission

• Strong sense of accountability, personal initiative, and responsibility

• Excellent interpersonal skills, including flexibility and a sense of humor

• Demonstrated cross-cultural sensitivity and ability to build respectful relationships with colleagues from different cultural, linguistic, and educational backgrounds



This position is a part-time, remote, paid position of 8-10 weeks. Given the timing of the needs assessment, the ideal start date is early to mid June 2021. Weekly schedule is flexible, but must be available at least 2-3 mornings (EST) a week to participate in calls with Zambian data collectors.


To view the complete Job Description and to apply, please visit : https://seedglobalhealth.org/connect/jobs/#.YLpEPzZKjPA


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