THE 8 Job Positions at Global Health Corps (GHC) (Be 30 years of age or younger,Hold a bachelor’s or undergraduate university degree, Be proficient in English) : (Deadline 11 January 2023)

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THE 8 Job Positions at Global Health Corps (GHC): (Deadline 11 January 2023)

8 Job Positions at Global Health Corps (GHC): (Deadline 11 January 2023)

Research Officer at Global Health Corps (GHC): (Deadline 11 January 2023)

What is the Global Health Corps Fellowship?

GHC recruits and selects highly qualified applicants with diverse skill sets and backgrounds to be placed in high-impact organizations for a 13-month fellowship. During their fellowship year, fellows make significant contributions to their placement organizations and the communities they serve. They also engage in robust leadership training and integrate into GHC’s global network.

Rwandan citizens are eligible to apply for positions in Rwanda, Malawi, Uganda, and Zambia

For Jobs outside of Rwanda, follow this link:

Roles in Malawi, Uganda, and Zambia

 Job position available in Rwanda

Role Overview

The Research Officer will work closely with University of Global Health Equity (UGHE) staff in the Educational Development and Quality Centre (EDQC). They will primarily work on research projects conducted within the EDQC and partner departments. They will also assist with essential quality assurance activities across academic departments at UGHE including the School of Medicine and Institute of Global Health.

Responsibilities

  • Coordinate the implementation of research projects, including secondary data analysis, programme analysis and audits, and rapid reviews and synthesis of evidence
  • Assist with course and programmatic evaluations in the School of Medicine and Institute of Global Health, and synthesize results of evaluations into reports
  • Disseminate knowledge learned through evaluation reports to UGHE faculty and leadership, including lessons learned and strategies for future improvement, and work with these teams to ensure key learnings are incorporated into project plans
  • Support ongoing quality assurance processes and the inception, development and implementation of new processes
  • Participate in relevant committees as related to the role, including UGHE’s Quality Assurance Committee and EDQC committees
  • Support UGHE EDQC’s faculty in research activities, including project formation, proposal writing, grant applications, data collection and write-ups
  • Promote the application of research findings in decision-making and process improvements
  • Write analytical research reports
  • Contribute to overall capacity building activities in the EDQC and across academic departments as needed

Skills and Experience

Items indicated with an asterisk (*) are required

  • Bachelor’s degree in statistics, data science, public health, health economics, development economics, or related field*
  • Strong qualitative and/or quantitative research skills*
  • Demonstrated experience in the use of scientific software for data analysis and management, such as Endnote, SPSS, Stata, NVivo, or Atlas.ti*
  • Interest in global health*
  • Experience designing and implementing research and/or conducting analysis
  • Experience in program management and/or monitoring and evaluation and/or quality assurance
  • Experience working in or with the public sector (e.g. governments)
  • Experience working in higher education
  • Working proficiency in French or another official language
  • Analytical and critical thinking
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision, results-oriented, accountable, and attentive to detail
  • Excellent organizational skills, with the ability to work under pressure

About the Organization

The University of Global Health Equity (UGHE) is a new kind of university focused on training the next generation of global leaders in health care delivery. The university launched in Rwanda in September 2015 with its flagship degree program: the Master of Science in Global Health Delivery. Through an academic experience uniquely rooted in the values of equity, students are empowered to both ease suffering at the bedside and drive transformational, systemic changes to the health system.

UGHE is an initiative of Partners In Health (PIH), an internationally recognized non-profit organization whose mission is to provide a preferential option for the poor in health care. In over nearly three decades of operating alongside public sectors in countries around the world, PIH has developed a model to deliver high quality health care to some of the world’s most marginalized communities. Nowhere has this impact been more profound than in Rwanda, where Inshuti Mu Buzima—PIH’s sister organization—and our government partners have driven innovation for a decade.

Role Function: Data Analysis / Statistics, Monitoring and Evaluation / Quality Improvement, Research

Issue Area: Education / Health Education, Health System Strengthening, Human Resources for Health

ELIGIBILITY

By the start of the fellowship, fellows must:

  • Be 30 years of age or younger.
  • Hold a bachelor’s or undergraduate university degree.
  • Be proficient in English.

Stipend, Benefits, and Logistics

Click here to learn about the stipend, benefits, and logistics associated with the GHC fellowship.

Note: these vary depending on placement country and citizenship.

How do I apply?

To apply click the “Apply” button below Applications close January 11, 2023

FOR MORE QUESTIONS,

A virtual information session is scheduled on the 14th of December 2022 at 5 pm CAT/ 6 pm EAT to support applicants with lingering questions.  Here is the sign-up link for the information session.

For more information, read on and check out our Africa Fellowship FAQs page or Contact rwandarecruit@ghcorps.org

Accreditation & Quality Improvement Officer at Global Health Corps (GHC): (Deadline 11 January 2023)

What is the Global Health Corps Fellowship?

GHC recruits and selects highly qualified applicants with diverse skill sets and backgrounds to be placed in high-impact organizations for a 13-month fellowship. During their fellowship year, fellows make significant contributions to their placement organizations and the communities they serve. They also engage in robust leadership training and integrate into GHC’s global network.

Rwandan citizens are eligible to apply for positions in Rwanda, Malawi, Uganda, and Zambia

For Jobs outside of Rwanda, follow this link:

Roles in Malawi, Uganda, and Zambia

 Job position available in Rwanda

Role Overview

The Accreditation and Quality Improvement (QI) Officer will support the design, implementation, and monitoring of clinical QI initiatives across Partners In Health-Inshuti Mu Buzima (PIH-IMB)’s clinical programs (e.g. oncology; non communicable diseases; mental health; maternal, neonatal, child, and adolescent health; and surgery) and PIH-IMB supported district hospitals while engaging them to adopt best evidence-based clinical practices based on lessons learned from QI projects. They will also provide strategic guidance and technical support to PIH-IMB assisted health facilities to meet the Ministry of Health (MOH) accreditation standards. The Officer will work under the Accreditation and Quality Improvement Instructor, within the Health Systems Strengthening (HSS) department, which focuses on health system decentralization, quality improvement, and biomedical and laboratory support in health facilities.

Responsibilities

  • Liaise with PIH-IMB’s clinical programs leads, district leadership, and supported district hospitals to identify quality improvement (QI) and accreditation priorities.
  • Support clinical programs and PIH-IMB assisted district hospitals to design, implement, and monitor interventions to address identified needs in the areas of quality improvement and accreditation.
  • Support PIH-IMB assisted district hospitals in planning and preparing annual accreditation assessments.
  • Review accreditation assessment reports from PIH-supported district hospitals and liaise with QI Officers to propose an improvement plan
  • Contribute to the documentation of best practices and lessons learned that can contribute to the advancement of delivering high quality health care services
  • Assist in the development and review of QI projects tracking tools
  • Assist in identifying strategic approaches to support PIH-IMB supported health facilities to comply with accreditation standards
  • Assist in training and coaching of QI teams involved in implementation of QI projects
  • In collaboration with PIH-IMB supported district hospitals’ QI Officers, prepare, and co-facilitate accreditation related workshops
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the supervisor

Skills and Experience

Items indicated with an asterisk (*) are required

  • Bachelor’s degree in a health-related field, such as nursing, medicine, public health, or similar field*
  • Strong writing skills, including experience drafting proposals and/or reports*
  • Prior experience in designing or implementing quality improvement projects via academic or professional training*
  • Intermediate skills in using Microsoft package: Excel, Word, PowerPoint*
  • Previous working experience in hospital accreditation
  • At least one-year professional experience supporting QI teams to implement QI projects in health care settings
  • Experience mentoring and/or coaching QI teams
  • Experience facilitating workshops, trainings, or similar activities
  • Experience in quantitative data analysis using Microsoft Excel and/or a statistical package, such as STATA, SPSS, etc.
  • Strong interpersonal and diplomatic skills
  • Ability to work independently
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Team player, results-oriented, and able to engage and work with stakeholders from public health facilities
  • Ability to live PIH values: Humanity, Determination, Dignity, Mutual Respect and Trust, Wisdom, Integrity, and Togetherness
  • Willingness to travel to and live in rural areas
  • Familiarity with the Rwandan health system, demonstrated through prior experience working or volunteering at a hospital or clinic

About the Organization

PIH-IMB envisions thriving communities of healthy, happy, and productive people, where social justice and universal quality health services are available to all. Our mission is to support Rwanda in designing, building, and implementing a world class health system that provides equitable, accessible, and high-quality services to all in need.

PIH Rwanda launched its five-year strategic plan in July 2021. PIH intends to improve quality of care across five clinical areas of focus: maternal, neonatal, child, and adolescent health, oncology, non-communicable diseases, mental health, and surgery. PIH takes a health system strengthening approach to improving quality of care, which includes continuous, data-driven quality improvement interventions.

Role Function: Data Analysis / Statistics, Monitoring and Evaluation / Quality Improvement, Program / Project Management

Issue Area: Health System Strengthening, Primary Health Care

ELIGIBILITY
By the start of the fellowship, fellows must:

  • Be 30 years of age or younger.
  • Hold a bachelor’s or undergraduate university degree.
  • Be proficient in English.

Stipend, Benefits, and Logistics

Click here to learn about the stipend, benefits, and logistics associated with the GHC fellowship.

Note: these vary depending on placement country and citizenship.

How do I apply?

To apply click the “Apply” button below Applications close January 11, 2023

FOR MORE QUESTIONS,

A virtual information session is scheduled on the 14th of December 2022 at 5 pm CAT/ 6 pm EAT to support applicants with lingering questions.  Here is the sign-up link for the information session.

For more information, read on and check out our Africa Fellowship FAQs page or Contact rwandarecruit@ghcorps.org

EHealth Project at Global Health Corps (GHC): (Deadline 11 January 2023)

What is the Global Health Corps Fellowship?

GHC recruits and selects highly qualified applicants with diverse skill sets and backgrounds to be placed in high-impact organizations for a 13-month fellowship. During their fellowship year, fellows make significant contributions to their placement organizations and the communities they serve. They also engage in robust leadership training and integrate into GHC’s global network.

Rwandan citizens are eligible to apply for positions in Rwanda, Malawi, Uganda, and Zambia

For Jobs outside of Rwanda, follow this link:

Roles in Malawi, Uganda, and Zambia

 Job position available in Rwanda

Role Overview

The Public Health Officer is a new role based in the office of the Minister of State in Charge of Primary Health Care. The Public Health Officer will support the Minister of State to assess how models and interventions geared towards improvement of primary health care are monitored and evaluated for progress and impact at district hospitals, health centers and health posts countrywide. This will provide the basis for accountability and informed decision-making at both program and policy levels.

The Public Health Officer will work to address social determinants of health by documenting interventions and scaling up successful models to the national level.

Responsibilities

Monitor quality service delivery at health facilities

  • Monitor the standard alignment by the health facility leadership and governance, hospital management, infrastructure, equipment, personnel, availability of drugs and other essential medical consumables, functionality and effective use of electronic management systems
  • Monitor quality service delivery at health posts, health centers and district hospitals. This includes the effective use of space and resources at all health facilities and the coordination of service delivery activities of the primary care staff team, ensuring an integrated, collaborative and client-centered approach
  • Evaluate the model implemented at the northern border for scale up
  • Develop data analysis tools for weekly, monthly and quarterly reporting at the health facility and central levels
  • Regularly review and analyze service delivery and other relevant data, and provide interpretive information to staff and management
  • Support in setting up strategies in monitoring and evaluation of health facilities management
  • Support with quality improvement, implementation, and evaluation of quality service provision at all health facilities with a focus on Health Posts, Health Centers and District Hospitals

Health facility leadership and learning

  • Support in ensuring that the supervision channel in the clinical services within health facilities is properly and timely followed
  • Follow up on recommendations from key leadership, including the Minister of State, Parliament, and other ministries and government institutions, ensuring timely implementation and monitoring for sustainability
  • Regularly check the health facility appointment scheduling process for the effective use of staff and facility resources
  • Support coordination efforts with development partners supporting HF activities, ensuring alignment with HF, local government and catchment area priorities
  • Track key high-level priorities from MOH and affiliated institutions (Human Resource for Health Secretariate, Rwanda Biomedical Center. Rwanda Food and Drugs Authority and Rwanda Medical Supply for regular monitoring and early interventions where needed
  • Support the implementation of well-defined and effective referral systems

Skills and Experience

Items indicated with an asterisk (*) are required

  • Bachelor’s degree in biostatistics, epidemiology, public health, global health, mathematics or a related field*
  • At least two years of experience working in health data management or a related field*
  • Prior experience conducting analysis of health data for a research study*
  • Experience writing academic papers or articles*
  • Experience with statistical analytical software such as Stata, SPSS, R-Programming, or Eviews*
  • Master’s degree or equivalent in biostatistics, epidemiology, public health, global health, mathematic or a related field
  • Experience in data collection through observations, interviews, surveys, and/or biological samples to find the causes of sickness and disease
  • Experience presenting research findings to health practitioners, policymakers, private organizations, and the public
  • Experience developing policy briefs
  • Working proficiency in Kinyarwanda and French
  • Experience working with or in a government or public health context, ideally in Rwanda
  • Strong organization skills and attention to detail
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills

About the Organization

The Ministry of Health provides and continually improves health services to the Rwandan population through the provision of preventive, curative, and rehabilitative healthcare, thereby contributing to the reduction of poverty and enhancing the general well-being of the population.

In a bid to achieve this mission, the Rwanda Ministry of Health has made universal accessibility (geographical and financial) of equitable and affordable quality health services (preventative, curative, rehabilitative and promotional services) for all Rwandans a priority. This is intended to be achieved through:

  • Full implementation of the main health programs (e.g. demand, access and quality)
  • Strengthening the health systems building blocks (e.g. policies, resources and management)
  • Strengthening all levels of service delivery (e.g. organize the services effectively at all levels, referrals)
  • Ensuring effective governance of the sector (e.g. decentralization, partnership, private sector coordination, aid effectiveness, and financial management)

Role Function: Knowledge Management, Monitoring and Evaluation / Quality Improvement, Research

Issue Area: Health System Strengthening, Healthcare Access, Primary Health Care

ELIGIBILITY
By the start of the fellowship, fellows must:

  • Be 30 years of age or younger.
  • Hold a bachelor’s or undergraduate university degree.
  • Be proficient in English.

Stipend, Benefits, and Logistics

Click here to learn about the stipend, benefits, and logistics associated with the GHC fellowship.

Note: these vary depending on placement country and citizenship.

How do I apply?

To apply click the “Apply” button below Applications close January 11, 2023

FOR MORE QUESTIONS,

A virtual information session is scheduled on the 14th of December 2022 at 5 pm CAT/ 6 pm EAT to support applicants with lingering questions.  Here is the sign-up link for the information session.

For more information, read on and check out our Africa Fellowship FAQs page or Contact rwandarecruit@ghcorps.org

Public Health Officer at Global Health Corps (GHC): (Deadline 11 January 2023)

What is the Global Health Corps Fellowship?

GHC recruits and selects highly qualified applicants with diverse skill sets and backgrounds to be placed in high-impact organizations for a 13-month fellowship. During their fellowship year, fellows make significant contributions to their placement organizations and the communities they serve. They also engage in robust leadership training and integrate into GHC’s global network.

Rwandan citizens are eligible to apply for positions in Rwanda, Malawi, Uganda, and Zambia

For Jobs outside of Rwanda, follow this link:

Roles in Malawi, Uganda, and Zambia

 Job position available in Rwanda

Role Overview

The Public Health Officer is a new role based in the office of the Minister of State in Charge of Primary Health Care. The Public Health Officer will support the Minister of State to assess how models and interventions geared towards improvement of primary health care are monitored and evaluated for progress and impact at district hospitals, health centers and health posts countrywide. This will provide the basis for accountability and informed decision-making at both program and policy levels.

The Public Health Officer will work to address social determinants of health by documenting interventions and scaling up successful models to the national level.

Responsibilities

Monitor quality service delivery at health facilities

  • Monitor the standard alignment by the health facility leadership and governance, hospital management, infrastructure, equipment, personnel, availability of drugs and other essential medical consumables, functionality and effective use of electronic management systems
  • Monitor quality service delivery at health posts, health centers and district hospitals. This includes the effective use of space and resources at all health facilities and the coordination of service delivery activities of the primary care staff team, ensuring an integrated, collaborative and client-centered approach
  • Evaluate the model implemented at the northern border for scale up
  • Develop data analysis tools for weekly, monthly and quarterly reporting at the health facility and central levels
  • Regularly review and analyze service delivery and other relevant data, and provide interpretive information to staff and management
  • Support in setting up strategies in monitoring and evaluation of health facilities management
  • Support with quality improvement, implementation, and evaluation of quality service provision at all health facilities with a focus on Health Posts, Health Centers and District Hospitals

Health facility leadership and learning

  • Support in ensuring that the supervision channel in the clinical services within health facilities is properly and timely followed
  • Follow up on recommendations from key leadership, including the Minister of State, Parliament, and other ministries and government institutions, ensuring timely implementation and monitoring for sustainability
  • Regularly check the health facility appointment scheduling process for the effective use of staff and facility resources
  • Support coordination efforts with development partners supporting HF activities, ensuring alignment with HF, local government and catchment area priorities
  • Track key high-level priorities from MOH and affiliated institutions (Human Resource for Health Secretariate, Rwanda Biomedical Center. Rwanda Food and Drugs Authority and Rwanda Medical Supply for regular monitoring and early interventions where needed
  • Support the implementation of well-defined and effective referral systems

Skills and Experience

Items indicated with an asterisk (*) are required

  • Bachelor’s degree in biostatistics, epidemiology, public health, global health, mathematics or a related field*
  • At least two years of experience working in health data management or a related field*
  • Prior experience conducting analysis of health data for a research study*
  • Experience writing academic papers or articles*
  • Experience with statistical analytical software such as Stata, SPSS, R-Programming, or Eviews*
  • Master’s degree or equivalent in biostatistics, epidemiology, public health, global health, mathematic or a related field
  • Experience in data collection through observations, interviews, surveys, and/or biological samples to find the causes of sickness and disease
  • Experience presenting research findings to health practitioners, policymakers, private organizations, and the public
  • Experience developing policy briefs
  • Working proficiency in Kinyarwanda and French
  • Experience working with or in a government or public health context, ideally in Rwanda
  • Strong organization skills and attention to detail
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills

About the Organization

The Ministry of Health provides and continually improves health services to the Rwandan population through the provision of preventive, curative, and rehabilitative healthcare, thereby contributing to the reduction of poverty and enhancing the general well-being of the population.

In a bid to achieve this mission, the Rwanda Ministry of Health has made universal accessibility (geographical and financial) of equitable and affordable quality health services (preventative, curative, rehabilitative and promotional services) for all Rwandans a priority. This is intended to be achieved through:

  • Full implementation of the main health programs (e.g. demand, access and quality)
  • Strengthening the health systems building blocks (e.g. policies, resources and management)
  • Strengthening all levels of service delivery (e.g. organize the services effectively at all levels, referrals)
  • Ensuring effective governance of the sector (e.g. decentralization, partnership, private sector coordination, aid effectiveness, and financial management)

Role Function: Knowledge Management, Monitoring and Evaluation / Quality Improvement, Research

Issue Area: Health System Strengthening, Healthcare Access, Primary Health Care

ELIGIBILITY
By the start of the fellowship, fellows must:

  • Be 30 years of age or younger.
  • Hold a bachelor’s or undergraduate university degree.
  • Be proficient in English.

Stipend, Benefits, and Logistics

Click here to learn about the stipend, benefits, and logistics associated with the GHC fellowship.

Note: these vary depending on placement country and citizenship.

How do I apply?

To apply click the “Apply” button below Applications close January 11, 2023

FOR MORE QUESTIONS,

A virtual information session is scheduled on the 14th of December 2022 at 5 pm CAT/ 6 pm EAT to support applicants with lingering questions.  Here is the sign-up link for the information session.

For more information, read on and check out our Africa Fellowship FAQs page or Contact rwandarecruit@ghcorps.org

Design Fellow at Global Health Corps (GHC): (Deadline 11 January 2023)

What is the Global Health Corps Fellowship?

GHC recruits and selects highly qualified applicants with diverse skill sets and backgrounds to be placed in high-impact organizations for a 13-month fellowship. During their fellowship year, fellows make significant contributions to their placement organizations and the communities they serve. They also engage in robust leadership training and integrate into GHC’s global network.

Rwandan citizens are eligible to apply for positions in Rwanda, Malawi, Uganda, and Zambia

For Jobs outside of Rwanda, follow this link:

Roles in Malawi, Uganda, and Zambia

 Job position available in Rwanda

Role Overview

The Design Fellow will have the opportunity to participate as a member of a team tackling unique design problems across the globe and should be interested in contributing to every component of the design process and operations of MASS Design Group. The Design Fellow will have the chance to contribute to a variety of challenging projects during the course of the fellowship alongside exciting partners that range from governmental institutions to international development agencies and small grassroots organizations. The role requires supporting experienced project managers and being involved in all project phases, including early stage research, schematic design, development of designs and construction documentation and administration. The Fellow will gain experience in thinking critically and applying new methods of health-centric thinking throughout the design and building process to help MASS improve lives through our buildings.

Responsibilities

  • Provide direct support to project managers and associates to meet design deliverables on schematic, design development, and construction documents
  • Spend time on site immersions, preparing feasibility reports, production of documentation and/or quality assurance construction
  • Work on local design competitions and RFP submissions
  • Assist in the daily tasks of running the office, including operations and development

Skills and Experience

Items indicated with an asterisk (*) are required

  • Bachelor’s degree in architecture, landscape architecture, or urban planning*
  • A portfolio is required for this role. There will be a field to upload your portfolio as part of your application*
  • Interest in global health*
  • Humility and the ability to jump into a diverse and multi-disciplinary office culture*
  • Ability to travel throughout Africa and beyond for work, at times on short notice*
  • Master’s degree in architecture
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills in an intercultural environment
  • Experience with Adobe Suite, Revit, Lumion and AutoCAD

About the Organization

MASS is a global design collective that seeks to design, build, and advocate for buildings and environments that promote human dignity and improve lives. MASS immerses itself in the challenges our partners and their constituents face and develops solutions optimized to improve health, economic, and social outcomes. In East Africa, MASS is currently involved with policy work, design, and construction of several projects across the continent. Some of the partners MASS has worked and continue to work with include Partners In Health, the African Leadership University, RICA and Andela etc. MASS’s programs also serve as a training center and workshop for the next generation of socially minded architects.

Role Function: Design / Architecture, Operations / Logistics, Research

Issue Area: Education / Health Education, Health System Strengthening, Healthcare Access

ELIGIBILITY
By the start of the fellowship, fellows must:

  • Be 30 years of age or younger.
  • Hold a bachelor’s or undergraduate university degree.
  • Be proficient in English.

Stipend, Benefits, and Logistics

Click here to learn about the stipend, benefits, and logistics associated with the GHC fellowship.

Note: these vary depending on placement country and citizenship.

How do I apply?

To apply click the “Apply” button below Applications close January 11, 2022

FOR MORE QUESTIONS,

A virtual information session is scheduled on the 14th of December 2022 at 5 pm CAT/ 6 pm EAT to support applicants with lingering questions.  Here is the sign-up link for the information session.

For more information, read on and check out our Africa Fellowship FAQs page or Contact rwandarecruit@ghcorps.org

Knowledge Management  Officer at Global Health Corps (GHC): (Deadline 11 January 2023)

What is the Global Health Corps Fellowship?

GHC recruits and selects highly qualified applicants with diverse skill sets and backgrounds to be placed in high-impact organizations for a 13-month fellowship. During their fellowship year, fellows make significant contributions to their placement organizations and the communities they serve. They also engage in robust leadership training and integrate into GHC’s global network.

Rwandan citizens are eligible to apply for positions in Rwanda, Malawi, Uganda, and Zambia

For Jobs outside of Rwanda, follow this link:

Roles in Malawi, Uganda, and Zambia

 Job position available in Rwanda

Role Overview

The Knowledge Management Officer will work closely with the knowledge management team and project coordinators to identify and document obstacles and successes from the field, ensuring that the best of HDI’s collective knowledge, best practices, lessons learned, and results are documented and shared. The Officer will ensure staff draw on institutional experience by promoting efficient archiving and exchange of information between different departments.

Responsibilities

  • Coordinate the production and dissemination of knowledge and learning products (e.g. best practices, briefs, workshops, case studies, knowledge notes, and e-learning), capturing lessons at the project level in coordination with the knowledge management team
  • Work collaboratively with the M&E, research, and program staff to identify and prioritize types of knowledge to develop and capture
  • Conduct comprehensive analysis of project learnings and research findings; provide summary of findings, learning, and recommendations to be shared with program staff and on the knowledge management database.
  • Assist with the maintenance of the knowledge management database
  • Organize monthly thematic meetings

Skills and Experience

Items indicated with an asterisk (*) are required

  • At least one year of experience in knowledge management, as evidenced by documenting processes, methods, systems and/or strategies*
  •  Experience working with knowledge management and/or monitoring and evaluation strategies*
  • Experience documenting impact of program/project implementation*
  •  Experience distilling data into written deliverables such as reports, briefs, or other materials that summarize key findings*
  • Experience with online databases
  • Strong oral and written communication skills, evidenced by experience with public speaking (e.g. presentations, trainings, or workshops), as well as drafting documents (e.g. reports or summaries) for a wide range of audiences (technical, programmatic, policy makers, etc.)
  • Past experience in knowledge management or public health programs, especially in development projects
  • Creative problem-solving and ability to work independently under tight deadlines
  • Strong interpersonal skills with experience working in multicultural, values driven teams
  • Familiarity with information technology systems

About the Organization

Health Development Initiative (HDI) is a non-profit organization based in Kigali, Rwanda. HDI strives to improve both the quality and accessibility of healthcare for all Rwandans through advocacy, education, and training. HDI was founded in 2005 by a dedicated group of Rwandan physicians working in health facilities and communities across the country. This diverse group of health professionals was united by a shared commitment to improve the health of disadvantaged communities within and outside of the healthcare system.

Today, HDI brings together a team with vast experience in medicine, public health, and community development to bridge the gap between communities and the healthcare system. HDI believes that health outcomes can be improved through parallel development of the community and the medical profession’s capacity to support prevention, care, and treatment of disease and illness. HDI supports community and health systems strengthening and works to empower individuals with tools and knowledge to advance the health of their communities, so that all Rwandans may lead healthy lives, free from preventable disease and premature mortality.

The current thematic areas for HDI include:

  • Sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR), focusing on access to contraception and other SRHR services; HIV (and other sexually transmitted infections) prevention, testing and treatment; and, comprehensive sexuality education, particularly for adolescents, youth, and women
  • Human rights and the right to health, focusing on the rights of LGBTI persons, prisoners, drug users, sex workers, and refugees
  • Community health and development, particularly child nutrition, water, sanitation, and hygiene

Role Function: Data Analysis / Statistics, Database Management, Knowledge Management

Issue Area: Health System Strengthening, Healthcare Access, Sexual and Reproductive Health

ELIGIBILITY
By the start of the fellowship, fellows must:

  • Be 30 years of age or younger.
  • Hold a bachelor’s or undergraduate university degree.
  • Be proficient in English.

Stipend, Benefits, and Logistics

Click here to learn about the stipend, benefits, and logistics associated with the GHC fellowship.

Note: these vary depending on placement country and citizenship.

How do I apply?

To apply click the “Apply” button below Applications close January 11, 2022

FOR MORE QUESTIONS,

A virtual information session is scheduled on the 14th of December 2022 at 5 pm CAT/ 6 pm EAT to support applicants with lingering questions.  Here is the sign-up link for the information session.

For more information, read on and check out our Africa Fellowship FAQs page or Contact rwandarecruit@ghcorps.org

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