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Several Research Assistant NGO Jobs - mothers2mothers (m2m)


Organization: mothers2mothers (m2m)
Duty Station: Jinja, Uganda
Reports to: Monitoring and Evaluation Officer

About US:
mothers2mothers (m2m) is an international non-governmental organization based in Cape Town, SA, dedicated to providing education and support to pregnant women and mothers living with HIV, and preventing mother-to-child transmission. Since its inception, m2m has reached more than one million mothers in seven countries. Founded in Cape Town in 2001, m2m is a partner in the United Nations’ Global Plan towards the Elimination of New HIV Infections among Children by 2015 and Keeping their Mothers Alive.

Job Summary:  The Research Assistant will be part of a pool of resourceful persons who will be engaged from time to time on temporary assignments.  S/he is responsible for implementing m2m research and evaluation activities in accordance to the standard operating procedures.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Actively participate in research related and other trainings as may be required.
  • Conduct data audits
  • Collect & enter data in the m2m databases as per set targets and time frames
  • Support the cleaning process of the data sets
  • Compile a list of data related issues, and share recommendations for improvement
  • Identify potential participants, assess eligibility and recruit them as per standard operating procedures
  • Conduct informed consent processes with potential participants according to m2m standard procedures
  • Develop interview schedules; arrange and conduct interviews in accordance with pre-determined interview guidelines, data collection procedures, tools and documentation standards.
  • Ensure that data collected is accurate, complete, properly handled and stored
  • Analyze and disseminate research or evaluation findings when necessary
  • Ensure the research activity is implemented ethically as per standard operating procedures and code of ethics


Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant for the mothers2mothers (m2m) Research Assistant job must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in public health, social science field or related discipline (biostatistics/ epidemiology advantageous)
  • At least three to five years’ experience in conducting research and analysis related to managing research and field-based evaluations and reporting
  • Knowledge, skills and experience in quantitative and qualitative research, data collection, management and analysis, report writing and editing, and visual presentation of research findings
  • Experience in analysing large data sets using a statistical software essential, preferably SPSS or willingness to learn SPSS
  • Knowledge, skills and experience in qualitative research is an added advantage
  • Good working knowledge of major databases and analytical programs including MS access, MS excel, STATA, SPSS and Epi Data.
  • Passionate and committed to making a difference in the lives of women and children
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to work independently
  • Ability to organize and prioritize tasks and meet deadlines
  • Self-starter, results oriented and willing to work longer hours
  • Good inter-personal skills within a dynamic multicultural environment
  • Good written and verbal communications skills in English
  • Fluent in Lusoga or Samia or Luganda

How to Apply:
All those excited about serving in this prestigious NGO should send their applications online at the link below


Deadline: 19th May 2019

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