Earn 1.8m monthly as Research Assistant at International Center for Research on Women (ICRW)

Job Title:  Research Assistant (Fresher Jobs)

Organisation: International Center for Research on Women (ICRW)

Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda

Salary: UGX 1,800,717 – 2,157,100 per month


About US:

International Center for Research on Women (ICRW) has been the premier applied research institute focused on women and girls for the last four decades. ICRW works with partners to conduct empirical research, build capacity, and advocate for evidence-based practical solutions to change policies and programs. Headquartered in Washington, D.C., and with regional offices in South Asia and Africa, ICRW conducts research to inform policies and programs seeking to alleviate poverty, promote gender equality and protect the rights of women and girls. Corporations, foundations, governments and civil society organizations partner with ICRW to discover through rigorous research how to dismantle barriers and help women and girls achieve their full potential. ICRW’s focal areas include gender-based violence, healthy transitions to adulthood, economic empowerment, HIV/AIDS, and sexual and reproductive health and rights.


Job Summary:   We are seeking a female Research Assistant to join the project team as a co-designer, co-producer, co-creator, and co-owner of the research and the entire project. She will be mentored over a period of one year and will serve as a co-interpreter of research data. She will share responsibility with other team members to ensure that there is effective dissemination of project evidence.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:  The Research Assistant will support ICRW Project Implementation as follows:

  • Provide technical support in development of research proposals/ protocols, study tools etc.
  • Support in conducting literature searches/ reviews.
  • Provide technical support for quality implementation of research activities as shall be assigned.
  • Support in field data collection (qualitative and quantitative) and management.
  • Data transcription, entry, cleaning, coding, and analysis.
  • Support project documentation and learning (technical writing of study findings, learning information and publications; knowledge management).
  • Provide administrative assistance to projects (e.g., planning for project meetings, webinars, taking minutes, etc.)

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The applicant must hold a Bachelor’s degree in any of the humanities (arts and social sciences) Law, Economics, Gender Studies, or related fields. A higher degree (or evidence of an ongoing graduate program is an added advantage).


How to Apply:

All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their applications and CVs to admin@icrw.org. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

The pay range for this position is UGX 21,608,600 – UGX 25,885,200 per year (UGX 1,800,717 – 2,157,100 per month), however actual offer will be based on the candidate’s job-related knowledge, experience, qualifications, and an assessment of internal and external equity review.


Deadline: 16th February 2024


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Date Posted 2024-02-12
Valid Through 2024-02-16
Employment Type FULL_TIME
Hiring Organization International Center for Research on Women (ICRW)
Job Location Kampala, Kampala, Kampala , 0256, Uganda