Fresher Research Assistant Job Opportunities – SoCha

Job Title:   Research Assistant  

Organisation: SoCha

Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda


About US:

SoCha (a portmanteau of Social and Change) is an independent Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL) firm that provides bespoke solutions to social challenges. We are a US-registered, veteran-owned small business and staff support offices in Nairobi, Bangkok and Mauritius. SoCha currently supports multiple foreign assistance interventions across Asia and Africa.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Develop a study assessment tool and review 25 – 50% of studies;
  • Assess study utilization through an online client survey;
  • Collect information on study use;
  • Analyze study themes and user responses;
  • Reflect on findings;
  • Present findings to multiple target audiences in the Mission;
  • Assess client knowledge and skill gaps and develop and execute a training on utilization-focused evaluation, and;
  • Share asynchronous resources for extended learning across the Mission.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The ideal candidate must hold a bachelor’s degree qualification, preferably in the social sciences field.
  • Two years of experience in supporting or conducting qualitative analyses.
  • Two years of experience in development programming preferred.
  • Experience conducting online surveys, developing, distributing, cleaning data, and conducting preliminary analysis.
  • Experience coordinating with stakeholders and mobilizing participation.
  • Experience conducting or supporting online workshops preferred.
  • Experience coordinating with asynchronous / remote teams preferred.
  • Experience utilizing asynchronous learning materials and platforms and knowledge of best practices and challenges.
  • Prior experience working with USAID preferred.
  • Strong English writing skills.
  • Experience revising project deliverables preferred.


How to Apply:

All candidates should apply online at the link below.


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Deadline: 14th January 2022; application review will be on a rolling basis.


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