8 Fresher Data Collection Jobs – Quantitative Research Assistant – FHI 360

Job Title:   Quantitative Research Assistant (8 Fresher Data Collection Jobs)

Organisation: FHI 360

Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda


About US:

FHI 360 is an international non-profit human development organization dedicated to improving lives in lasting ways by advancing integrated, locally driven solutions. Our staff includes experts in health, education, nutrition, environment, economic development, civil society, gender, youth, research, technology, communication and social marketing — creating a unique mix of capabilities to address today’s interrelated development challenges. FHI 360 serves more than 60 countries and all U.S. states and territories.


Job Summary:  The research assistants are primarily responsible for conducting interviews and data entry into data entry screens. They will have direct contact with respondents and have a great bearing on the quality of data collected and ultimately on the quality of data output.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Fieldwork preparation duties
  • Attend a one-day training workshop for research assistants. Receive data collection tools (questionnaires).
  • Conduct piloting of the data collection tools.
  • Fieldwork and data collection
  • Perform day-to-day data collection activities: Identify and seek consent from eligible respondents from selected health facilities and conduct structured interviews
  • Provide a daily summary of interviews conducted with the supervisor.
  • Ensure completeness and confidentiality of data collected and study information.
  • Conduct after field visits
  • Ensure that all data captured is always kept secure.
  • Submit every questionnaire of the interviews to the supervisor.
  • Enter quantitative data into data entry screens.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The applicant must hold a Bachelor of Arts in Social Sciences, Nursing and Midwifery, or similar qualification.
  • A certificate in Research Ethics will be an added advantage.
  • Previous experience with quantitative data collection on maternal newborn health, family planning, and immunization with a reputable research organization.
  • At least two years of relevant working experience as a health research assistant is required
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, written and verbal.
  • Computer literate, and able to use ODK for data collection.
  • Ability to produce concise, informative, and appropriate written documentation.
  • Ability to work independently as well as an effective team player.
  • Ability to speak native languages in the area (English and Luganda).


How to Apply:

All suitably qualified and interested candidates should submit their applications (CV and cover letter) by email to: uganda.procurement@fhi360.org


Please indicate the title of the position in the e-mail subject line.


Deadline: 26th July 2023.


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Date Posted 2023-07-24
Valid Through 2023-07-26
Employment Type FULL_TIME
Hiring Organization FHI 360
Job Location Kampala, Kampala, Kampala, 0256, Uganda

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