Maternal Health Researcher-Nepal Focused
- Volunteer Opportunity posted by International Women's Initiative
A few hours per week
Long-Term (6 months-1 year)
Under the direction of the Director of the Safe Birthing Programme, the Nepal Maternal Health Researcher supports the mission of International Women’s Initiative by providing accurate, timely, and reliable information to respond to the research needs of the programme and community being served. This position requires someone who has excellent research, writing, and communication skills, is self-motivated, reliable, organised, thorough and timely.
▪ Prepares reports for Executive Director, and Director of the Safe Birthing Programme as required
▪ and necessary
▪ Performs literature reviews on maternal health and cites up-to-date research studies
▪ Prepares research-based documents on various topics pertaining to global health
▪ Utilises databases and appropriately reports data entry errors and discrepancies
▪ Data entry following established guidelines
▪ Conducts research and data analysis regarding certain aspects of projects
▪ Assists with the collection of information for and helps update IWI’s website and social media outlets
▪ Assists with preparation of materials for use at meetings and presentations
▪ Must maintain IWI’s strict code of integrity (Plagiarism in any form will not be tolerated and will place the staff member at risk of immediate dismissal)
▪ Participates in organisation-wide awareness and fundraising campaigns
▪ Works collaboratively and actively with teams to ensure a spirit of collegiality, civility, and unity
▪ Passion and support of IWI’s vision and mission
▪ Proven research experience
▪ Knowledge of maternal health, as well as Nepal is a big advantage
▪ Excellent command of English Language; written and oral
▪ Solid organisational skills, attention to detail, including multitasking and time-management
▪ Strong teamwork and communications skills
▪ Communication: Must be able to speak and write about their findings clearly, as well as understand assignments and instructions.
▪ Critical thinking: Have use of decisive reasoning to determine the best course of action in their research.
▪ Minimum bachelor's degree preferred in a related field. Preferably a master's degree in public health or social work.
- Training Provided
- International Volunteers