Health, Clean Energy Access Fellow at CLASP – May 2024

Health, Clean Energy Access Fellow

Responsibilities

The Fellow will be responsible for a variety of internal and external facing research activities including, but not limited:

  • Conduct desk research and data analysis on 1) clinic electrification efforts with a specific focus on medical equipment needs in energy-constrained settings, and 2) the current landscape and global supply chains for relevant medical equipment types. Potential utilization of advanced analytics techniques to extract meaningful insights from large datasets.
  • Participate in site visits to a set of Kenyan clinics that lack reliable access to electricity to identify the medical device types currently deployed in field setting.
  • Coordinate the administrative components of the product testing process at Kijani Testing Limited.
  • In collaboration with CLASP’s research leads, contribute to producing a high-quality public-facing research output highlighting the current state of the medical device sector and the need for increased.
  • Support other related CLASP research projects as needed.
  • CLASP is a fast-paced, international, and highly collegial work environment. The right candidate will be able to move creatively and strategically from idea to implementation, know how to prioritise and re-prioritize in a fast-paced work environment, move between the small details and the big picture with skill, bring well-honed listening and interpersonal skills, and can filter many streams of information for the best process or product.

The Ideal Candidate

  • Current or recent post-graduate student studying data analytics/ data visualization or research-based degree and/or 1-3 years of relevant professional experience.
  • Knowledge of the public health sector in the Global South; knowledge of solar powered appliances and the off-/weak-grid context preferred.
  • Knowledge of and experience with qualitative and quantitative research methods.
  • Strong work ethic and an ability to take the initiative; a drive to learn and grow on the job.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills; proven ability to write clearly and concisely.
  • Ability to identify and interpret trends and patterns in data and support informed decision-making processes.
  • Professional demeanour, including the ability to comport in a diverse, international work environment.
  • Experience in public health, renewable energy, economics or analogous sectors preferred.
  • Intellectual agility and a commitment to professional development.

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