Careers at HealthServe

Thank you for your interest in working with HealthServe! 

We look for passionate, committed individuals who can work together in a team and seek to build long term relationships with our community.

HealthServe strives to be a progressive employer and observe fair employment practices.

We are an age friendly organisation that has adopted age management practices when hiring, managing and engaging mature employees.

We care for our employees and offer quality healthcare coverage, ample paid time off (18 days) and practice Annual Wage Supplement (AWS) for qualifying employees.

We also invest in the professional development of employees who are committed to serve with us long-term.

Please note that we only accept applications through our Job application form below and only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

Please include answers to the following questions in your cover letter:
Why you are interested in working with HealthServe?
What do you think you can contribute and why?
What are your strengths and weaknesses?

If you have any further questions please email careers[at]


Time/Status: Full-time OR Part-time (minimum 20 hours/week)

Salary Range: SGD 3K to SGD 3.8K /month depending on experience, pro-rated to part-time equivalent.

Position Summary

RDO assists in all research and operational data management functions in HealthServe, under direction of Head of Medical Services and Research (HoMSR).

Key responsibilities

  1. Provide Technical and Managerial support for all Research activities, including:
    1. Development of research policies and procedures
    2. Developing and managing relationships with research/academic institutions, individual partners, and wider research community
    3. Identify research opportunities
    4. Screening project proposals
    5. Writing project and funding proposals
    6. Support in design, methodological, statistical, and ethical aspects of projects
    7. Project management of research projects, including staff, interns and volunteers
    8. Writing manuscripts and bringing to publication
    9. Presenting academic and research outputs at conferences
    10. Literature reviews and rapid reviews for ad-hoc operational questions

  2. Provide Technical and Managerial support for all  data, reporting, monitoring and evaluation activities, including:
    1. Support development of data, monitoring and evaluation systems for operations which are aligned with HealthServe’s mission and feed into donors’ reporting
    2. Development and implementation of program evaluation
    3. Data extraction, analysis and reporting from HealthServe’s clinic and case work data management systems
    4. Ensure appropriate storage and security of data

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in social sciences, life sciences, public health or relevant field.
  • At least 1 year experience in an academic / research capacity

Technical Competencies

  1. Acquaintance with statistical packages (STATA, SPSS, R, REDCap etc.)
  2. Good knowledge of basic and operational research methodology

Core Competencies

  1. Research methodology
  2. Operational data management

Preferred achievements / characteristics

  • Effective written and communication skills
  • Track record of research and publication
  • Experience conducting research in a VWO/NGO/non-profit setting
  • Works effectively independently and within a team
  • Skilled at multitasking and prioritising
  • Organised and able to independently oversee projects and work with others to ensure research projects are successfully completed within a time frame
  • Commitment to serve disadvantaged populations
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, and intercultural sensitivity

Supervision Received: Head of Medical Services and Research