Data Collection Career Jobs – Research Assistant at BeadforLife




Job
Title:    Research Assistant
Organisation: BeadforLife
Duty
Station:
Kampala, Uganda
About
US:
Beadforlife
creates sustainable opportunities for women to lift their families out of
extreme poverty by connecting people worldwide in a circle of exchange that
enriches everyone. We work with impoverished women to make money through the
production of paper beads and other products and to use their income and
additional training to start businesses for life-long sustainability.
Job
Summary:
The Research Assistant will render support in conducting research
including data collection, compilation and data entering and analysis among
others.
Key
Duties and Responsibilities: 
·        
In charge of the development of interview
schedules, contacts potential subjects to introduce and explain study
objectives and to arrange interviews either in person or by telephone
·        
Travel to the field sites to collect and record
data and / or samples as appropriate to the specific objectives of the study.
·        
Conducts and records face to face and/or telephone
interviews with subjects in accordance with predetermined interview protocol,
data collection procedures and documentation standards
·        
Keenly review and edits data to ensure
completeness and accuracy of information, follows up with subjects to resolve
problems or clarify data collected.
·        
Manage confidential and sensitive data with
integrity
Qualifications,
Skills and Experience: 
·        
The ideal candidate should hold a qualification in
Research/entrepreneurship/business/social related field
·        
Previous work experience in interviewing &
data collection
·        
Working knowledge of planning and scheduling
techniques
·        
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
·        
Demonstrated ability to maintain quality
·        
Skills in identifying and recruiting research
objectives
·        
Demonstrated ability to understand and apply
specified field and /or research procedures and protocols
·        
Ability to evaluate, verify and edit research data
·        
Skilled in the use of computer spreadsheet and /or
database applications in compilation of research data
·        
Ability to spend long hours in the field.
How
to Apply:
All suitably
qualified candidates should send their applications with an updated CV and a
cover letter to hr@beadforlife.ug and copy
to catherine@beadforlife.ug
NB: Qualified
women are encouraged to apply.
Deadline:
20th January 2016
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