77 Data Collection Jobs – Research Assistants – Integrated Community Based Development (ICOBAD)

 Job Title:    Research Assistant (77 Data
Collection Job Opportunities)

Organisation: Integrated
Community Based Development (ICOBAD)

Duty Station:  Kampala (16 Jobs), Jinja (3 Jobs), Wakiso (16 Jobs), Mukono (5 Jobs), Mbale (4 Jobs), Gulu (3 Jobs), Kabale (4 Jobs), Katakwi (2 Jobs), Arua (5 Jobs), Namutumba (2 Jobs), Mityana (3 Jobs), Kalungu (2 Jobs), Kasese (5 Jobs), Kotido (1 Job), Katakwi (2 Jobs), Busia (2 Jobs), Alebtong (2 Jobs), Masindi (2 Jobs), Uganda


About US:

Integrated Community
Based Development (ICOBAD) is implementing a 5-year program on Improving Sexual
Reproductive Health Outcomes in Uganda with funding from USAID.


Job Summary:  ICOBAD seeks to hire suitable candidates for
the positions of Research Assistants who will be field based in the 10 regions
of Uganda. The study districts and the required number of research assistants
are listed here; Wakiso (16), Kalungu (2) Mukono (5), Mityana (3), Jinja (3),
Namutumba (2), Mbale (4), Busia (2), Kumi (2), Kampala (14), Gulu (3), Alebtong
(2), Kasese (5), Masindi (2), Kotido (1), Kabale (4), Katawi (2), Arua (5). The
successful candidates will be reporting to the Field Team Supervisors.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

household data collection activities including administering informed consent,
conducting and completing interviews in accordance with the study protocol

study related questions that the respondents may ask before or during the
course of data collection

data collected from the field is correctly saved in the existing databases on
the allotted server

the research supervisor with daily field updates on data collection and
participate in the development of daily field report Perform any other duties
relevant to this position as may be assigned from time to time


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

applicant must at least hold a diploma in humanities and related fields from a
recognized higher institution of learning.

should have demonstrated experience with collecting data using tablets/phones
uploaded with ODK system

of conducting household interviews, mapping and listing selected enumeration

be fluent in reading, writing and speaking any of the following languages:
Ngakarimojong, Luganda, Lugbara, Luo, Runyankole-Rukiga, Runyoro-Rutoro, Lugisu
and Lusoga, Ateso, lukonjo and Kiswahili.

interpersonal/communication skills

organized and detail oriented

Must be
willing to work beyond official working hours


How to Apply:

All suitably
qualified and interested persons should submit their application to the Human
Resource Coordinator Integrated Community Based Development (ICOBAD) P.O Box
70983 Clock Tower Kampala, via the email. icobadhr@gmail.com indicating what
they have in regard to minimum qualifications/requirements, and proficiency in
any of the local languages prevalent in the study area. In addition, they
should attach official copies of academic transcripts/certificates and updated
curriculum vitae stating at least two referees. Please provide a reliable
24-hour phone contact and WhatsApp line if different. Only short-listed
candidates will be contacted.


Deadline: Friday 26th March 2021 at 05:00 Pm


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