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  • Posted: Jan 26, 2023
    Deadline: Not specified
  • The Leprosy Mission (TLM) is an international Christian organization serving the needs of people affected by leprosy in 30 countries. We bring healing through appropriate treatment and care, as well as practical support for people with ongoing leprosy related problems, working in partnership with communities, national governments and other agencies. We s...
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    Reasearch Officer – Programmes

    Core Responsibilities

    • Develop, and disseminate the TLM-Nigeria Research Agenda which outlines key research priorities for the country in alignment with TLM-Nigeria Country Strategy.
    • Support implementation of TLM-Nigeria Research Agenda including coordination of research stakeholders at national and county level.
    • Undertake reviews of the TLM-Nigeria Research Agenda to determine progress in implementation and inform resource allocation.
    • Engage partners to mobilize resources for implementation of TLM-Nigeria’s research agenda.
    • Prepare concept notes and terms of Reference for various research projects for funding from partners.
    • Support the delivery and implementation of various research and innovation programmes.
    • Undertake research, write research reports & facilitate dissemination of findings.
    •  Any other duties as assigned by the Head of Programmes and Operations. Person Specification Education Master’s degree in Public Health, Social Sciences, Epidemiology or closely related field.


    • Have a minimum of three (3) years’ experience in research; at least two (2) years of which should involve working experience in health research as evidenced by publications in scientific journals, presentations in research conferences and/or successful research grant submissions.

    Key competencies

    • Interpersonal skills to effectively deal with stakeholders in leprosy/NTD research that range from institutions of higher learning, ethics review committees, leprosy/NTD research & implementing partners as well as development partners.
    • Communication and interpersonal skills to be able to deal effectively with various research stakeholders.
    • IT proficiency is an added advantage.  
    • Team player to effectively engage with other team members for delivery of the various roles of the Operations and Programmes Unit.
    • Analytical, strategic planning and policy making skill.

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