2 Senior Research Associate Job Vacancies – BRAC International

Organisation: BRAC International
Duty
Station:
Kampala, Uganda
About
US:
BRAC International is one of the world’s largest
Non-Governmental Development Organizations, working in a number of countries in
Africa and Asia on poverty alleviation Programs, is registered in Uganda as
BRAC Uganda. The organization implements integrated development approach combining
Education, Health, Agriculture, Livestock, Adolescent Empowerment and
Microfinance.
Key
Duties and Responsibilities: 
·        
Write
research proposals and projects and contribute to the design and lead the
piloting of quantitative survey instruments
·        
The
incumbent will be responsible for designing and overseeing survey of research
projects.
·        
Organize
and lead the training of enumerators for data collection, and manage the field
implementation of surveys-involving monitoring the central server as well as
the activities of enumerators in the field, to ensure maximum data quality
·        
Participate
and lead the programming of survey instruments on tablet computers and writing
research reports
·        
Ensure
quality date collection, cleaning, and analysis.
·        
Perform
any other duties as may be assigned by the supervisor from time to time.
Qualifications,
Skills and Experience: 
·        
The Senior
Research Associate should preferably hold a Master’s Degree in Economics,
Statistics or any other related quantitative disciplines.
·        
Additional
professional certificate in Research Methodology or Data analysis will be of an
added advantage.
·        
Good
knowledge/skills in mix methods of research especially quantitative.
·        
Track
record and skills in data analysis especially using STATA, for quantitative and
any qualitative data analysis package.
·        
Capacity
to design research instruments like questionnaires and supervise data
collection.
·        
Working
knowledge of digital data management like ODK, Survey CTO.
·        
Prior
experience working in developing countries especially in sub-Saharan Africa.
·        
Working
knowledge of ArcGIS or any other geographic information systems.
·        
Previous
experience in research and evaluation, research communication, development
management quantitative research or any related capacity on such issues, will
be of an added advantage.
·        
Excellent
written and oral communication skills  
How
to Apply: 
All suitably qualified and interested
candidates should send their application letters, Curriculum Vitae not scanned
(including bio-data such as: Date of birth, Education qualification, language
proficiency, work experience and at least three professional referees in Ms.
Office Word Document) and all Scanned copies of academic /other supporting
documents. They should all be merged into one PDF file. In total, there must
only be two attachments sent to hrd.uganda@brac.net.
Deadline:
15th January 2016

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