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60 No Experience Data Collection Jobs - Research Assistants - National Union of Disabled Persons of Uganda (NUDIPU)

Organization: National Union of Disabled Persons of Uganda (NUDIPU)
Duty Station:  Busoga, Bukedi, Bugisu, Teso, Karamoja, Lango, Acholi, West Nile, Bunyoro, Tooro, Kigezi and Ankole, Uganda

About US:
National Union of Disabled Persons of Uganda (NUDIPU) and Makerere University, Department of Social Work and Social Administration are conducting a research on “Living Conditions of Persons with Disabilities in Uganda”. Overall, the project is coordinated by SINTEF, a Norwegian agency with funding from Atlas Alliance/NORAD and the work will be done in accordance with the SINTEF project documents.

Job Summary:  The Research Assistants will support the data collection exercise scheduled to take place in early 2019. The research Assistant will report to Supervisors for the Living conditions study

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·         Participate in a training on the study protocol, data collection and ethical procedures
·         Participate in pilot study
·         Travel to selected study enumeration areas for the entire study data collection duration
·         Identify potential households , assess eligibility and recruit household members
·         Conduct informed consent processes with potential participants according to the study procedures
·         Develop interview schedules; arrange and conduct interviews in accordance with pre-determined interview guidelines, data collection procedures, tools and documentation standards
·         As appropriate to the specified position, code and verify data in accordance with the study data management standard operating procedures (SOPs), and enter data into the data collection electronic tools
·         Ensure that data collected are accurate, complete, properly handled and stored in accordance with study SOPs and confidentiality stipulations
·         After data collection, a RA should write a brief report on the field exercise where he/she was deployed and submit to the immediate supervisor
·         Take responsibility of all the research tools and equipment entrusted to him/her during the data collection
·         Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
·         The Research Assistant must hold a Bachelor’s degree in a related field
·         Prior experience in research methods
·         Previous experience in data collection
·         Knowledge of disability issues is an added advantage
·         Skills in identifying and recruiting research subjects
·         Interviewing and electronic data collection skills
·         Ability to understand and apply specified field research procedures and protocols
·         Ability to work in a team (good team player) and independently
·         Excellent communication skills
·         Able to work long hours
·         Ability to work in any part of the country

NB: Applicants should indicate preferred region and language proficiency

How to Apply:
All candidates are strongly encouraged to send their capability statements, updated CVs and two professional referees addressed to Executive Director, NUDIPU P.O. Box 8567 Kampala. Uganda

Deadline: 11th January 2019

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