Several NGO Jobs – Data Entrants, Research Assistants, Locums and Supervisors at Marie Stopes

Organization:      Marie Stopes Uganda (MSU)
Duty Station:       
Kampala, Uganda
Reports to:           RME Manager
About MSU:
Marie Stopes
Uganda (MSU) is a marketing-focused, results-oriented social business that uses
modern management and marketing techniques to provide family planning and
reproductive healthcare across every district of Uganda. We aim to contribute
15 points to Uganda’s contraceptive prevalence rate by 2015, saving and
improving many thousands of Ugandan lives. For over 15 years, Marie Stopes
Uganda (MSU) has prided itself on providing a wide range of high quality,
affordable and client-centred services to men, women and young people. Our 340
team members work in every district of Uganda and provide approximately 35% of
all modern contraception, the majority of which is delivered in hard to reach
and remote areas. In 2012, MSU generated over 1.1 million Couple Years of
Protection and provided quality services to over 350,000 Ugandans.
Job Summary: The qualified and experienced Research
Assistants, Locums, Data Entrants and Research Supervisors will be called on a
seasonal, short term basis depending on organization needs in the following
intervention areas: Family planning, Cervical Cancer and HIV/AIDS
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Conducting
    interviews and focus group discussions
  • Data
    entry and cleaning
  • Mobilizing
    survey/ research respondents
  • Compiling
    field reports
  • Transcribing
    interviews and focus group discussion proceedings
  • Perform
    any other duties assigned by MSU
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The
    candidate should possess a degree in Statistics, Development Studies, Social
    Sciences, Public Health, medicine, nursing IT or other related research
  • Good
    understanding and knowledge of research methodologies, including research
  • Experience
    in data management and entry
  • Familiarity
    and experience in quantitative and qualitative primary data collection
  • Hands-on
    knowledge and skills in primary data collection in the communities
  • Understanding
    of current issues and developments in the field of Reproductive Health,
    HIV/AIDS, Family Planning, Cervical Cancer and other public diseases of
  • Good
    understanding of current mass media approaches to information, education
    and communication is a plus
  • Good
    interviewing and verbal communication skills.
  • Experience
    in data collection using devices, i.e. computers, smart phones and audio
  • Willingness
    travel, work rural areas of Uganda.
  • Fluency
    (oral and written) in English required and any of the following local
    languages: Luganda, Lusogo, Runyankore, Rukiiga, Rutooro, Runyoro,
    Lugbara, Luo, Ateso, Akaramajong, Samia, Lugisu, and Japadhola among
How to Apply:
All interested
candidates should send their applications with updated CVs and cover letters by
email to / or post to
the Senior Manager, People and Development, Plot 1020, Kisugu-Muyenga, P.O Box
10431, Kampala-Uganda quoting the position title
Deadline: Friday 4th October, 2013
by 6pm

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