18 Data Collection Jobs at Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF)

Job Title: Data Collectors / Interviewers (15 Vacancies)
Job Title: Data Collector Supervisors (3 Vacancies)
Location: Mbarara, Uganda
About
EGPAF:
The Elizabeth Glaser
Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF) is a global leader in the fight against
pediatric HIV and AIDS, working in 17 countries and at 4,700 sites around the
world to prevent the transmission of HIV to children, and to help those already
infected. Today, because of the highly successful work of the Foundation and
its partners, pediatric AIDS has been virtually eliminated in the United
States. With a growing global staff of nearly 1,300—nine of 10 who work in the
field—the Foundation’s global mission is to implement prevention, care, and
treatment; further advance innovative research; and to execute strategic and
targeted global advocacy activities to bring dramatic change to the lives of
millions of women, children, and families worldwide.
The Elizabeth Glaser
Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF) is implementing a 3-year Canadian
International Development Agency (CIDA) funded project: Advancing Community
Level Action for Improving MNCH/PMTCT outcomes (ACCLAIM).
The goal of the Uganda ACCLAIM (Advancing
Community- Level Action for Improving MCH/PMTCT) project is to increase
community demand for, uptake of, and retention in maternal and Child health
(MCH)/Prevention of Mother-to-child transmission of HIV (PMTCT) services to
improve country progress towards elimination of pediatric HIV/AIDS. 
Job Title: Data Collector/Interviewer (15 positions)
Job Title: Data Collector Supervisors (3 positions)
Location: Mbarara, Uganda
Reporting Relations: The Data Collectors/Interviewers
and Data Collector Supervisors will report to the Project Coordinator
Key Duties and
Responsibilities
Data Collectors
  • ·        
    Maintains
    hardcopy of data collected in compliance with the study protocols
  • ·        
    Participate
    in the seven day training workshop (including the day of the pre-test) about
    the survey methodology and implementation.
  • ·        
    Locate
    the sample households and/or MAPRs sites within the geographical area assigned
  • ·        
    Identifying
    all eligible respondents in selected households/MARPs sites.
  • ·        
    Soliciting
    for consent from eligible respondents.
  • ·        
    Conduct
    face to face interviews with the selected respondents using the study
    questionnaires.
  • ·        
    Checking
    completed interviews to be sure that all questions were asked and responses
    neatly and legibly recorded.
  • ·        
    Returning
    to households to interview respondents who could not be interviewed during the
    initial visit.
  • ·        
    Participate
    in team review meetings after each day of data collection.
  • ·        
    Transcribe
    the audio recording through hand writing in the same language
  • Translate the transcribed content into English through hand writing
  • Responsible for any organization’s device or property handed over to for use
    during the exercise

 Supervisors
In addition to the specific
tasks and responsibilities to the data collector/ interviewer, the supervisor
will be responsible for;
  • ·        
    Establishment
    of the availability of household lists at the village level.
  • ·        
    Do
    spot-checks on the research Assistants while in the field
  • ·        
    Observe
    some of interviews
  • ·        
    Review
    questionnaires for completeness and consistency
  • ·        
    Meet
    with research assistants on a daily basis to discuss performance and assign
    work as appropriate
  • ·        
    Provide
    technical support to Data Collector/Interviewer in resolving process issues
    including but not limited to selection of household, understanding the
    questionnaire

Qualifications,
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • ·        
    A
    degree in statistics, development studies, Social Sciences, Public Health, IT
    or other related research studies
  • ·        
    Good
    understanding of research methodologies, including research ethics
  • ·        
    Familiarity
    and experience in quantitative and qualitative primary data collection
    techniques
  • ·        
    Hands-on
    knowledge and skills in primary data collection in the communities
  • ·        
    An
    understanding of current issues and developments in the field of HIV/AIDS, TB,
    Malaria and other public diseases of importance
  • ·        
    Very
    good understanding of current mass media approaches to information, education
    and communication is a plus
  • ·        
    Good
    interviewing and verbal communication skills.
  • ·        
    Willingness
    travel, work and spend about 3 weeks in rural settings of south western Uganda.
  • ·        
    Fluency
    in English required, knowledge of Runyakitara preferred.
  • ·        
    Experience
    in data collection using devices, i.e. computers and audio recorders

How to Apply
Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric
AIDS Foundation is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified individuals are
welcome to apply. Please send cover letter and CV to:
The Country Director/COP
Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric
AIDS Foundation (EGPAF)
Plot 18A Kyadondo Road,
Nakasero
P.O. Box 21127, Kampala,
Uganda
E-mail: UgandaRecruitment@pedaids.org
EGPAF will only contact
short-listed applicants.
Deadline for submission is 29th
April 2013
  www.pedaids.org
Only shortlisted
candidates will be contacted.
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