24 Fresher Data Collection Jobs – Research Assistants – Makerere University School of Public Health (MakSPH)

Job
Title:             
 Research
Assistants (24 No Experience Data Collection Jobs)

Organization: Makerere
University School of Public Health (MakSPH)

Duty Station: 
Uganda

About US:

Makerere University
School of Public Health (MakSPH) in collaboration with the Global

Women’s Institute
(GWI) at the George Washington University (GWU) and the Lutheran

World Federation
(LWF) intend to undertake a study titled, “Gender Based Violence amongst South
Sudanese Refugee and Host Women Populations in Adjumani and Moyo

Districts, Uganda.”  The study seeks to document the magnitude and
scope of gender based violence (GBV), associated factors or drivers and
barriers to access to GBV services so that members of the humanitarian
community in addition to the Ugandan government can develop and implement
context-specific interventions to prevent and manage GBV in vulnerable refugee
populations.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

·        
Attend
pre-data collection training and piloting sessions

·        
Administer
the informed consent in accordance with the study protocol

·        
Conduct
and complete survey interviews using tablets in accordance with the study
protocol

·        
Ensuring
data collected from the field is correctly saved the existing data bases on the
allotted server

·        
Conduct
focus group discussions with the appropriate respondents

·        
Participate
in data management processes including translation and transcription of
qualitative data

·        
Ensure
quality assurance of the data collected

·        
Perform
any other tasks as required by the Field Supervisor and Research Team

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 

·        
The ideal
candidate must hold a Bachelor’s degree in Humanities, Statistics, Demography
and Population studies, Information Technology, Public Health, Environmental
Health and any other Medical, Biomedical and Biological related Disciplines

·        
Preferably
Female because of the sensitive nature of the topic understudy among women
populations

·        
At least
6 months of prior experience in quantitative and/or qualitative data collection
for a reputable organization/institution

·        
Experience
using electronic data collection software e.g. ODK, etc

·        
Proficiency
in spoken and written English and at least one of the locally spoken languages
among the South Sudanese and Host populations – that is Arabic, Dinka, Madi,
Neur and Acholi

·        
Excellent
communication, organizational and interpersonal skills

·        
Ability
to spend a period of time in rural areas away from home

·        
Ability
to work in a diverse team independently with minimal supervision and observe
deadlines

·        
Integrity/Respect
for colleagues

How to Apply:

All suitably
qualified and interested persons should send their applications with an
Application Letter, current Curriculum Vitae and Copies of Academic Transcripts
and/or Testimonials), indicating two referees and their contacts. The
application should be addressed to:

The Dean,

Makerere University
School of Public Health,

P. O. Box 7072,

Kampala, Uganda.

Please indicate on
the top right corner of envelope: Attention: GBV Project

The application can
either be submitted as a hard copy at either

1) The Reception
Desk, Ground floor, MakSPH Building, Mulago Hospital Complex or

2) The Reception
Desk at the Lutheran World Federation Field Office in Adjumani and Moyo
Districts. Ensure that you register after submitting the application.

NB:
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

Deadline: 26th July 2019 by 5:00pm

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