20 Fresher Data Jobs – Qualitative Research Assistants at Rakai Health Sciences Program (RHSP)

Organisation: Rakai Health Sciences Program (RHSP)
Duty Station: Kampala/ Wakiso, Gulu, Kamuli and Luwero, Uganda
Reports to: Team Leader
About RHSP:
Health Sciences Program is a collaborative Bio-medical research and service
delivery organization. It strives to improve the quality of life of the local
population through a combination of community based research, curative services
and prevention strategies in the District of Rakai, South Western Uganda. It is
based at the Uganda Virus Research Institute – Entebbe and Kalisizo in Rakai
District. The Program has been contracted to provide qualitative data
collection and transcription/translation services to support evaluation
research on projects implemented in Gulu, Kamuli, Luweero, Wakiso/ Kampala
districts. The qualitative evaluation research on these projects will be built
around a series of longitudinal interviews and associated activities with
project beneficiary (children and their caregivers) in households.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Collect qualitative research data
  • Actively participate in qualitative research
    trainings and retraining
  • Complete summary debriefing forms
  • The incumbent will translate and timely
    transcribe interviews
  • Compile data in required formats
  • Handle data using appropriate and ethically
    sound research techniques and according to the developed research
    protocols and standard operating procedures
  • Administer study informed consent to study
  • Prepare and submit progress reports
  • Perform any other official duties as may be assigned
    from time to time.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • All candidates must be Ugandans in possession
    of an Honors Bachelor’s degree in Social Sciences, Social Work and Social
    Administration or any other humanities from a reputable institution.
  • Possession of Certificates in Good Clinical
    Practice and Human Subjects Protection is an added advantage.
  • At least two years’ of relevant working
    experience which should have been gained in conducting individual
    interviews using qualitative research methods such as pile sorting
    techniques, in-depth interviews, translation and transcription from a
    reputable research organisation.
  • Excellent interpersonal and organizational
  • Ability to effectively prioritize and execute
    tasks in a high-pressure environment to drive results with minimum
  • Skills in interviewing children.
  • Computer literacy skills
  • Basic knowledge of qualitative research data
  • English and local language spoken in the respective
    district (Luo, Acholi, Lusoga and Luganda)- Kampala/ Wakiso, Gulu, Kamuli
    and Luwero
  • Age: 23-40 years
 NB: Applicants should not apply for more than one
district and should indicate the district they are applying on the envelope or
in subject of E-mail.

How to Apply:
suitably qualified and interested applicants should send their application
letter, valid academic documents and detailed resume (CV) with three
recognizable referees to:
Human Resource Manager,
Health Sciences Program,
Box 279, Kalisizo, Rakai, Uganda
by E-mail to: info@rhsp.org
Deadline: 5th August 2016
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