Jobs in Uganda - 03 Social and Behavioral Sciences / Qualitative Research Officers Job at Rakai Health Sciences Program


Rakai Health Sciences Program

03 Social and Behavioral Sciences / Qualitative Research Officers Job Post

Location:  Jobs in Uganda 2021 - 2022


Work Hours: Full-time, 08 hours per day

Salary: UGX

No. of vacancies: 03

Deadline: 16 July 2021

Hiring Organization: Rakai Health Sciences Program

Job Details:

Job title: 3 Social & Behavioral Sciences / Qualitative Research Officer (Part time)
Duty Station: Kalisizo

JOB SUMMARY
The Social & Behavioral Sciences Research Officer works directly with the department of Social and Behavioral Sciences of Rakai Health Sciences Program. On a day-to-day basis, he/she participates in the department’s main activities which include research participants’ mobilization and sensitization, participants’ recruitment and interviewing and data management.


Job Responsibilities
• To participate in ongoing mobilization, participant recruitment and sensitization about Qualitative Research (QR) and other RHSP research activities within the study communities.
• To ensure that all research instruments are prepared and taken to the field.
• To work with the team leader and community mobilizers to identify key informants and FGD participants and to schedule with them when and where to hold interviews and discussions.
• To conduct all data collection, timely transcription and data handling using appropriate and ethically sound qualitative research techniques and according to the developed research protocols and Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs).
• To maintain regular contact with the team leader and to pass on completed transcripts and other forms to him/her.
• To bring to the attention of the team leader any problems that are encountered in the field.
• Participate in developing, preparing and /or fine tuning the instruments for field work.
• Participate in training for new and ongoing qualitative research studies.
• Participating in qualitative research data analysis.
• To keep proper custody of program property like computers, laptops, recorders, etc.
• To attend to any other duties as assigned by the immediate supervisor from time to time.

KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE
• A minimum of a University Degree in Humanities and Education.
• At least one year’s experience in medical research using qualitative research methods in a reputable organization.
• Proficiency in the use of computers
• Fluent in speaking, reading, and writing Luganda and English.
• Good presentation and report writing skills.
• Ability to work in a busy environment under minimal/ no supervision.
• Ability to ride a motorcycle is a MUST and valid riding permit.

Application procedure

All interested candidates possessing the above attributes can send their; applications including a cover letter, updated CV with 3 referees, and copies of academic qualifications/certificates(IN ONE DOCUMENT Pdf/Word),) addressed to the HR Manager to jobs@rhsp.org. Kindly indicate the job title in the subject line of the email. Only online applications will be considered.
Deadline for Submission: Friday 16th July 2021 by 5:00pm Only short-listed candidates will be contacted by Rakai Health Sciences Program. Any form of lobbying and canvassing will lead to disqualification.

Date Posted: 2021-07-14

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