Evidence Based Solutions (EBS)

Evidence Based Solutions (EBS)


Job Time: Full-Time
Job Type: Contract
Place of Work: Addis Ababa, Addis Abeba - Ethiopia
Posted date: 1 week ago
Deadline: July, 31/2024 (18 days left)

Company Description:

EB Consulting (PTY) LTD aka Evidence-Based Solutions (EBS), is a pioneering research organization committed to advancing knowledge and contributing to the betterment of society through rigorous academic and public health studies. We are currently embarking on a significant study across 31 Commonwealth and selected African countries, aiming to collect and analyze data to inform future strategies and policies on Gender-Based Violence and Sexual and Reproductive Health Rights in the Commonwealth and Africa.

Job Description:

We are looking for experienced and proactive Field Work Supervisors (FWS) to join our team. As an FWS, you will play a pivotal role in managing the data collection process across various countries, ensuring the project aligns with its intended objectives. This role provides an excellent opportunity to contribute to meaningful research while engaging with diverse cultures and environments.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Project Management Support: Ensure that data collection activities meet the study objectives. Inform project staff about timelines, responsibilities, and specifications.
  • Coordination and Oversight: Oversee the planning, execution, and monitoring of data collection, ensuring all timelines and job requirements are met.
  • Ethics and Permissions: Obtain ethics approval from local institutions and permissions to conduct the study within selected institutions. Ensure all research activities comply with local regulations and ethical standards.
  • Stakeholder Engagement: Actively liaise with local ministries, departments, and other key stakeholders in the country to facilitate smooth operation and collaboration.
  • Team Leadership: Lead and support two field workers, fostering an environment of collaboration and efficiency.
  • Independent Work and Decision Making: Display self-motivation, with the ability to work independently and make critical decisions. Manage multiple tasks efficiently.
  • Translation of Study Questionnaires and documents into local language


  • Experience: Minimum of five years of supervisory experience with field workers and/or teams.
  • Language Skills: Fluent in the local language of the operation country and strong verbal and written English/French communication skills.
  • Educational Background: Significant academic experience, preferably in public health, nursing, research methods, or related fields.
  • Research Experience: Prior experience in public health and academic research is preferred.
  • Data Skills: Proficiency in working with data for reporting purposes will be an advantage.
  • Personal Qualities: Self-motivated, capable of working independently and as part of a multidisciplinary team. Must be able to multitask and make independent decisions.


  • Competitive remuneration: Commensurate with experience and the critical nature of the role.
  • Impactful Work: Make a significant contribution to research with the potential to influence global strategies and policies.
  • Diverse Environment: Experience working in various cultural and geographical settings.

How to apply

Please submit your CV and a cover letter detailing your experience, suitability for the role, and your motivation for applying in the form below.

EBS values diversity and inclusion and encourages qualified candidates from all backgrounds to apply.

Application Deadline: Ongoing

Become a part of EBS’s mission to advance knowledge and make a significant impact through rigorous research and data collection in the area of Gender-Based Violence and Sexual and Reproductive Health. We look forward to welcoming committed Field Work Supervisors to our diverse team.