3 Fresher Research Officer Job Placements – Makerere University College of Health Sciences, School of Public Health (MakSPH)

Job Title:       Research Officer (3 Job
Placements)

Organization: Makerere
University College of Health Sciences, School of Public Health (MakSPH)

Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda

Reports to: Study
Principal Investigator

About US:

Makerere University
College of Health Sciences, School of Public Health (MakSPH) with support from
the World Bank Group is coordinating the Operations Research Program on
Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn, Child and Adolescent Health (RMNCAH) in Uganda
for a period of one (1) year. RMNCAH seeks to recruit Research Assistants (RAs)
and Research Officers (ROs) to support data collection for the different
Operations research studies.

Job Summary: The
research officer will be responsible for both quantitative and qualitative data
collection and management at district, health facility and community levels

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

·       Quantitative data collection o Conduct
structured interviews with In-Charges of Health Center IVs o Conduct a
retrospective review and abstraction of data from health facility records

·       Make observations and documentation of
specific health facility logistics, equipment, infrastructure, etc using a
structured check list

·       Qualitative data collection: Conduct key
informant interviews (KIIs) with members of the District Health Teams,
In-Charges of HC IVs, members of Health Unit Management Committees and local
leaders

·       Management and transcriptions of qualitative
data

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       The applicant must hold a Master’s degree in
public health or health services research

·       Bachelor’s degree in a health related field
(medicine, nursing, public health, social sciences, etc)

·       Vast expertise in both quantitative and
qualitative data collection methods

·       Previous experience in conducting health
facility assessments in both private and public health sector

·       A good understanding of the national and
district health care system, particularly, functionality of HC IVs will be an
added advantage

How to Apply:

All suitably
qualified and interested candidates should complete and submit a one page
filled form at the link below. All candidates should upload their necessary
documents (application letter, CV and academic documents) in the provided
sections. Incomplete applications will not be considered

Click Here

Deadline: Thursday, March 26, 2020 by 5.00 pm.

NB:Only
shortlisted candidates will be contacted

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