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Immediate vacancy Announcement

Position: Qualitative Data Analyst

Required Number: 01

Work place: EPHA main office, Addis Ababa

Employment type: Contract

Duration of contract: 15 Working days

Application Deadline: December 2, 2015

Salary: Negotiable

Job description

EPHA has been implementing a project called Expanding Long Acting Family Planning in Ethiopia (LAFP) in five zones of Oromia regional state in collaboration with the Lucile and David Packard Foundation. One of the major project activities generating evidences in the area of family planning service through conducting operational researches.

Accordingly, EPHA has been conducting two operational researches entitled 'Quality of family planning Service' and 'Client satisfaction with the family planning service received' at Public health facilities in Oromia Regional state. The quantitative and qualitative field data collection process is successfully completed. The qualitative data include key informant interviews with family planning service providers and Woreda MCH process owners and focus group discussion with women of reproductive age and women development army. All transcripts were cleaned, edited and entered in to Open code version 4.02.
Therefore, EPHA invites competent applicants who will analyse these data using open code software and write the report based on the output.

Duties and Key Responsibilities
In consultation with EPHA-RH/FP team, the intended consultant shall have the following scope of works; but not limited to these.

  • The Analyst is accountable to the research, training and publication department of EPHA and works closely with EPHA’s research team 
  • Review research proposals and data collection tools 
  • Create thematic codes on quality and clients satisfaction in consultation with research team based on the objectives of the interviews and FGDs 
  • Analysis of the transcribed in-depth interviews (n=67 ) and FGDs (n=28)
  • Discuss the main findings with other research findings 
  • Write the report based on the open code output (not less than 20 page for the satisfaction and 40 page for the quality of family planning part)

Expertise required

  • MPH and related fields 
  • Three years and above work experience in public health qualitative research 
  • Previous experience of qualitative data analysis
  • Training on qualitative data analysis techniques (mainly in open code)
  • Ability to meet tight deadlines and to work effectively under pressure
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Readiness to accept comments and suggestions.

Financial expectation:

Each applicant should indicate his/her expectation of professional service fee on daily bases.

Application Instruction

Interested applicants who meet the above requirements are invited to submit their updated CV, work experience and academic credentials as well as other supporting documents and financial expectation in a separate envelop prior to the deadline in person at EPHA’s head office, whose address is stated here below or You can send your application though mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Close to the Dreamliner Hotel on the way to Meskel flower about 500 meter from Dembel City Center,
Ethiopian Public health Association
Bole. Kirkos Sub City Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
P.O.Box: 7117 Tel +251-1- 416 60 83 / 41 / 88 Fax +251-1- 416 60 86
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.