Research Director – LVCT Health – Nairobi

Key Responsibilities
Leadership and Strategy (25%)
Keeping abreast of national and international developments in the specific areas and informing LVCT Health Research programs appropriately.
Develop LVCT’s research strategy, identifying opportunities and areas of growth.
Ensure the strategy is aligned to the LVCT Health strategy and there is integration of research in LVCT Health program
Contacting and establishing relationships with external influencers and forming and maintaining strategic partnerships for research for growth and visibilit
Identifying research opportunities for LVCT Health internally and externall
Work with the research and communications team to develop and implementa research uptake strateg
Establishing, maintaining,and building partnerships with Kenyan MOH, counties,and relevant regional and global bodie
Participating in and providing technical support and leadership inrelevant policy forums of priority for developing the research agend
Managing research partnerships where LVCT Health is in consortia to ensure the organization’sinterests are safeguarded including data, intellectual property, publications etc.

Required Qualification, and Experience public health, global and international health, social sciences
8 years of experience in public health, health systems,or social research with 3 years post Ph.D.experience.
Proven experience in program monitoring and evaluation, research design andsupporting team learning processes.
Knowledge of mixed methods research with advanced knowledge in quantitative research methods and statistical analysis, epidemiology, health systems,or health economics.
Advanced proficiency in one or more statistical software packages
Strong computer skills, with familiarity in using SharePoint and Microsoft Office suite applications (particularly Word, Excel, and PowerPoint).
Experience with Institutional Review Board (IRB) processes.
Demonstrated ability to publish journal articles and other communications documents to disseminate research findings

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates are invited to submit their applications and CV along with a cover letter expressing interest to
However, candidates are encouraged to apply early as interviews may be held earlier if an ideal candidate is found. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.LVCT Health is an equal opportunity employer.
Please visit our website www.lvcthealth.orgfor more information about the organization