Research Analyst - MIHM

Job Title:

Research Analyst (Quantitative)



Reports to position:

Research Director– MIHM



Reportees to Position:

Interns on project basis




Job Purpose

Responsible for performing quantitative analyses; developing research design, survey instruments; executing[PJ1]  the instruments; presenting findings and writing manuscripts in the areas of the areas of time and motion studies and costing studies.


Job Outline

The Research Analyst (Quantitative) position requires significant training and experience in empirical research. The holder of this position is involved in a project with respect to tuberculosis care. Primary areas of work will include but will not be limited to time and motion studies, supply chain mapping and costing studies

The Research Analyst (Quantitative) will be responsible for providing quantitative expertise in: (i) research design, (ii) execution of quantitative analyses, (iii) protecting databases and confidential information, (iv) presentation of results to different stakeholders, and (v) writing of manuscripts, reports and presentations for knowledge dissemination.

About the project: The two projects that this candidate will work on are funded by The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and in partnership with other organizations, such as World Health Partners, and are described below:

A randomized control trial to study the impact of monitoring methods using digital technologies, such as 99DOTS, MERM and Refill Monitoring on TB treatment. The primary objective is to study how these monitoring methods impact the patient’s adherence and clinical outcomes. The trial will involve implementation of specific interventions, collection of primary data (surveys and interviews) as well as secondary programmatic data, which will then be analyzed to estimate the impact of the interventions. Additionally, qualitative studies will be conducted to understand the behavioral mechanisms driving the impact.


Job Specification

Knowledge / Education

Specific Skills

Desirable Experience

  • Master's degree in, operations, economics, mathematics, or engineering.
  • Graduates from other disciplines may also be considered if they have relevant experience and can demonstrate the relevant skills





  • Working knowledge in at least one statistical and computational packages in addition to MS Excel such as R, Python, and STATA is desirable.
  • Familiarity with advanced research methodologies such as simulation, optimization, survey design is desirable.
  • Strong writing and verbal skills in English and ability to communicate complex quantitative analyses in a clear, precise, and actionable manner
  • Independently carry out research activities and maintain high quality and integrity of work process and results 
  • Keen attention to detail and excellent recordkeeping skills
  • Responsive to mentorship to produce high-quality outputs in the defined timeframe
  • At least 2 years of professional experience with prior experience in conducting quantitative research/ analyses or consulting projects will receive strong preference.
  • Knowledge of the healthcare sector will be a plus.
  • Candidates with prior experience in healthcare supply chain, time and motion studies, ICT and healthcare will receive strong preference.



Job Interface/Relationships:



  • Department: MIHM Research and Admin team
  • Other departments:  Grants team, Finance, Legal, web team and IT.
  • Grantor research/program team
  • Government officials.
  • Vendors & Consultants



Key Responsibilities

% Time Spent


Conduct secondary and primary research for time-and-motion and costing studies. This includes,

  • Develop quantitative surveys and questionnaires, which include (i) questionnaire design, (ii) sampling and survey administration
  • Collect data as planned in the study design
  • Perform statistical/quantitative analysis and tests, and interpret the collected data
  • Liaise with the data collection teams to ensure smooth ongoing field activities as per project timelines
  • Prepare reports and presentations based on research findings for internal (within ISB) as well as external agencies 



Total Time Spent on All Responsibilities



Any Other Significant Input

Send an email to with subject line “Application for Research Analyst (Quantitative) - 2022” with a copy of your CV and academic transcripts Any evidence of written work and references by academics would be a strong positive.  Applications will be reviewed until the position is filled. You will be contacted only in case you are shortlisted for an interview.