MFSI Research Coordinator Job Careers at Grammen Foundation Uganda

Job Summary: The MFSI Research Coordinator will work with the AppLab team to manage all research related activities in the field, support the development of the research plan for the incubator and determine product ideas that could be tested. He/she will also support the dissemination of research findings.

Essential Job Functions:

·         Manage all research related activities in the field
·         Hire and manage research team in field
·         Support research disseminator on developing methodology for data collection
·         Conduct interviews in the selected sites
·         Ensure that all research activities are completed on schedule
·         Write-up research findings in the form of short briefs and reports
·         Support research disseminator on the dissemination of research outcomes
·         Facilitate in the development of a monitoring and evaluation framework
·         Support data collection for monitoring and evaluation
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
·         Deep commitment to eradication of poverty and alignment with Grameen Foundation’s mission
·         Experience working in developing countries
·         Understanding of both qualitative and quantitative research methods
·         Experience in the dissemination of research findings, both through formal (academic publications) and informal (blogs etc.) channels
·         Strong writing skills
·         Understanding of technology, particularly mobile applications.
·         Experience managing field workers
·         Belief in the potential to leverage information and communication technology (ICTs) for the benefit of poor people –with practical experience.
·         Knowledge of the mobile money space
Education and Experience:
·         At least post-graduate degree (Master’s preferred)
·         5 years experience in research management role
How to Apply:
Please follow the instructions as stated below as failure to do so could lead to disqualification.
1. Send an Application letter and CV/Resume.
2. Merge these two documents into one document in either word or pdf format.
3. Do not attach or send any scanned documents, these are sometimes too large for our inbox.
4. Include the job title and/or reference number in the subject line of the email address and send your application by email to
5. Only successful candidates will be contacted. For all other inquiries please contact our offices directly.

Deadline: 10 Aug, 2012
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