3 Research Coordinator / Data Collection Supervisor NGO Jobs – FHI 360

Job Title:   Research Coordinator / Data Collection Supervisor (3 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 Coordinator / Data Collection Supervisor will be primarily responsible for overseeing the data collection and carrying out quality checks on the data collected.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Fieldwork preparation duties
  • Participate in the 3-days training workshop for research assistants.
  • Ensure that clearance for data collection has been obtained from the appropriate authorities before the onset of the data collection process.
  • Fieldwork and data collection
  • Work closely with in-charges of selected health Facilities during data collection.
  • Participate in training data collectors.
  • Support data collectors in the identification and collection of data from eligible respondents.
  • Perform study management activities based on the study protocol including getting consent and ensuring confidentiality.
  • Review data collected for completeness and consistency daily.
  • Ensure storage of survey data and ensure successful handover to the National consultant.
  • Always keep the data and gadgets safe.
  • After field visits
  • Ensure that all data captured is always kept secure.
  • Synthesize and produce daily reports from data collectors

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • MB ChB; at least a degree in Midwifery with experience of 3 years in the public or private sector.
  • Must be computer literate and able to use the ODK tools.
  • Post graduate qualifications in health is an additional advantage.
  • Ready to stay in an area/district allocated for 30 days uninterrupted.
  • Experience in similar studies and Knowledge of EmONC
  • Demonstrated capacity to effectively communicate in English both orally and in written form.
  • A certificate in Research Ethics is desirable.
  • Previous experience with supervision of quantitative and qualitative data collection on reproductive, maternal and newborn health with a reputable research organization.
  • Familiarity with Kampala public and private health service provision/facilities is required.
  • Ability to manage field teams of diverse backgrounds.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, written and verbal.
  • Computer literate
  • Ability to produce concise, informative, and appropriate written documentation.
  • Ability to work independently as well as an effective team player


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: 3rd August 2023.


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Date Posted 2023-08-02
Valid Through 2023-08-03
Employment Type FULL_TIME
Hiring Organization FHI 360
Job Location Kampala, Kampala, Kampala, 0256, Uganda

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