7 Data Career Opportunities – Research Assistant at Management Sciences for Health (MSH)

Organization: Management
Sciences for Health (MSH)
Duty Station: Mbale, Uganda
Job ID: 13-9173
About MSH:
Management Sciences for Health (MSH) is a nonprofit international
health organization composed of nearly 2500 people from more than 74
nationalities working in over 50 countries. Our mission is to save lives and
improve the health of the world’s poorest and most vulnerable people by closing
the gap between knowledge and action in public health. Together with our
partners, we are helping managers and leaders in developing countries to create
stronger management systems that improve health services for the greatest
health impact.
Job Summary: The Research
Assistants will support a research carried out by the STAR E project in eastern
Uganda particularly through the following;
  • Data collection:
    This will be according to the data collection questionnaire
  • Data entry: This will include data entry,
    data verification and data cleaning.
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience:  
  • The
    applicants for the Research Assistant jobs 
    must hold Bachelor’s level degree(s) or equivalent in relevant
    field, such as public health, Statistics, demography, education, Social
    Sciences or development studies.
  • Prior
    experience in conducting reviews and operational research;
  • Extensive
    knowledge of the Ugandan health systems;
  • Demonstrated
    experience in applying both quantitative and qualitative research methods
    with proven ability to organize research, data entry, data analysis and
    produce good quality reports;
  • Strong
    computer skills especially in statistical data-analysis;
  • Excellent
    skills in data entry using any statistical packages such as SPSS, STATA,
    SAS, EPI-INFO and proficient in the use of office applications such as;
    Ms. Word, access, and excel among others.
  • Previous
    work with MSH or in similar position will be of an added advantage.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates who wish to join the
Management Sciences for Health in the aforementioned capacity are encouraged to
Apply Online by clicking on the link below.
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