Vacancy: Research Officer

Date 03 Apr 2024
Location Kintampo
Job Type Fixed term (Renewable)
Industry Public Health

Company Profile

Kintampo Health Research Centre (KHRC) is a well-established, African-based, research centre and one of three field research centres of the Research and Development Division of the Ghana Health Service an agency of the Ministry of Health. The work of KHRC has implications for health policy and practice throughout Ghana, Africa and the rest of the world. KHRC is situated in the middle part of Ghana and offers research and training services nationally and internationally and its staffs are multidisciplinary.

Job Description

Qualified applicants are invited to apply to work as a Research Officers on a research project at Kintampo Health Research Centre, Kintampo North Municipality, Bono-East Region.

Brief Job Description

He or She shall assist the project head to implement a research to accomplish specific objectives.

Key Responsibilities 

  •  Maintaining register of study participants 

  • Draw up and implement research study plans 

  • Visit home of study participants to obtain consent and ascertain their residence and collect data 

  • Liaise with the data management team to resolve queries with appropriate resolutions 

  • Appropriate filing of all study documentations. 

  • Strong cooperation with study visits and quality assessors at study site during periodic visits at study sites. 

  • Write study reports 

  • Management of study supplies and logistics with appropriate updates and documentations. 

  • Support other team members 

  • Perform other assigned by KHRC. 

Required Skills or Experience


First Degree in the following areas; 

  • Environment Science

  • Climate Science

  • Public Health 

  • Development Studies 

  • Population Studies 

  • Social sciences


  • At least three years’ experience in research work

  • Proficiency in data analysis tools and statistical applications 

  • Proven knowledge of data collection methods.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Problem solving and investigative skills

  • Ability to work within a team.

  • Excellent presentation skills and ability to write research reports for publication in reputable journals.

  • Good analytical and strategic thinking skills.

  • Attention to detail.

How To Apply

Applicants should send their comprehensive Curriculum Vitae and Cover Letter and relevant certificates in ONLY one attachment (MSWord document or pdf) confirming his/her suitability for the job from 3rd April, 2024 to 16th April, 2024. The link for the application is , only shortlisted applicants will be contacted. Applicants are advised to provide their functional emails and mobile phone numbers on the application letter as well as two (2) professional referees including their functional e-mail addresses and telephone numbers.



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