Research Manager (Public Health) - Indonesia



Jakarta, Indonesia
Posted on Monday, May 29, 2023

SwipeRx is the number one app for pharmacies across southeast Asia. Today, SwipeRx connects over 255,000 pharmacy professionals from 55,000 pharmacies which reach more than 150 million patients every month. 1 in every 3 licensed pharmacists across Southeast Asia use SwipeRx to access free online professional education, pharmacy-specific news, practical tools and a community of pharmacy professionals. In addition, pharmacists in Indonesia can procure medicine, contraceptives and rapid diagnostics through an integrated B2B e-commerce platform.

SwipeRx is a fast-growing, venture-backed, public health focused technology company whose mission is to empower pharmacies to operate more efficiently and more effectively to improve client health outcomes and strengthen health systems. We are a team of more than 400 smart and driven people operating across Southeast Asia. We work with the worlds’ leading pharmaceutical companies as well as global health partners and national professional associations to improve quality of care at the pharmacy. Through our global health partnerships –supported by the World Health Organization, USAID, the Global Fund, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and others–we are increasing pharmacy contributions to family planning, tuberculosis, COVID-19, non-communicable diseases and HIV. We conduct digital surveys through the SwipeRx platform to inform and assess digital pharmacy engagement efforts.

Given the potential to leverage our digital network to generate insights, monitor and evaluate all aspects of our model—including digital campaigns, education and supply chain activation - SwipeRx is hiring a Research Manager. This position will work closely with SwipeRx’s research, data analytics and program teams across Southeast Asia to generate, analyze and apply quality data to increase pharmacy contributions to numerous community health priorities. If you are passionate about analyzing and using data to strengthen innovative digital health programs, this is a great role for you!

Your Role

  • Set and oversee compliance with standards of excellence for all SwipeRx research and monitoring activities related to our public health programming.
  • Lead the development of research protocols, questionnaires, analysis plans, and monitoring reports to ensure alignment with standards of excellence for public health.
  • Facilitate data-to-decision research and monitoring interpretation and application efforts to optimize the use of data to improve public health outcomes generated through SwipeRx.
  • Develop guidance and templates for digital professional education and post-education quality improvement tools to improve alignment with digital learning best practices.
  • Write high-quality reports, manuscripts and slide decks summarizing research and monitoring findings as well as implications for future SwipeRx programming.

Your Qualifications

  • Master of Public Health and at least 4-6 years experience designing and analyzing public health research.
  • Exceptional English writing skills are essential.
  • Experience using Stata quantitative analysis tools is required.
  • Publication in peer-reviewed public health journal.
  • Based in Southeast Asia and legally authorized to work in the region.
  • Experience leading the design of digital monitoring tools and analysis of digital monitoring data is an added advantage.
  • Experience assessing digital health worker engagement is an added advantage.
  • Demonstrated quantitative research methodology and analysis expertise, with qualitative expertise is an added advantage.

What You Can Expect from Us

  • Opportunity to expand the evidence-base and publications relevant to digital health and pharmacy engagement in Southeast Asia.
  • Work regionally across Southeast Asia and contribute to research projects addressing a variety of public health issues.