Research Assistants Fresher NGO jobs(10 Fresher Data Collection Job Opportunities)

Job Title: Research Assistants (10 Fresher Data Collection Job Opportunities)
Organization:  Action Against Hunger
Duty Station:  Uganda
POSTED ON 22/02/2020
About US:

Action Against Hunger is a global humanitarian organization that takes decisive action against the causes and effects of hunger. We save the lives of malnourished children. We ensure families can access clean water, food, training, and health care. We enable entire communities to be free from hunger. With more than 6,500 staff in over 45 countries, our programs reached 14.9 million people in 2015.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:
·        Providing research support in the program activities, assessments and reporting.
·        Ensuring daily targets are met while ensuring quality and ethics are adhered to;
·        Arranging and conducting interviews in accordance with pre-determined guidelines, data collection procedures, tools and documentation procedures;
·        Coding and verification of data collected;
·        Ensuring that data collected is accurate, cleaned, complete, properly handled and stored in accordance with the principles of confidentiality;
·        Taking responsibility for the data collection tools such as tablets, computers, etc. entrusted to him/her during the data collection period;
·        Other responsibilities as might be required.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·        The applicants for the Research Assistant jobs must hold a Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education (UACE) or its equivalent plus Uganda Certificate of Education (UCE) with at least 5 credits, including English Language and Mathematics; or the equivalent.
·        One year of cumulative experience in conducting field based data collection in humanitarian and development context.
·        Proficiency in relevant computer applications, particularly Microsoft Suite (MS Word, MS PowerPoint, MS Excel and Access).
·        Additional knowledge of data collection applications ODK, KOBO Toolbox desirable;
·        Experience in Use of tablets and/or electronic devices for data collection;
·        MUST be a current resident of Kikuube District and or neighbouring Districts.
·        Strong English language written and verbal communication skills with ability to write reports.
·        Cultural sensitivity, patience and flexibility.
·        Ability to communicate in languages used in and around the settlement i.e. Kiswahili, Runyakitara, Luo, Kigegere, French and Kinyarwanda/Kinyabwisha is desirable.

·        Ability to conduct interviews and record data accurately.
·        Knowledge of data management
·        Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
·        Ability to communicate clearly and concisely both orally and in writing
·        Attention to detail
·        Sound judgment to identify and report issues to supervisors

How to Apply:
All candidates should submit their applications online at the link below. All applicants must attach a cover letter and an updated CV/resume in a single file (MS Word or PDF). Documents larger than 2MBS will be rejected. Applications shall only be received through the above link (online platform).

NB: Please note that the link is case sensitive.

Deadline: Tuesday 25th February 2020


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