Data Management Jobs – Study Enumerator – Innovations for Poverty Action (IPA)

Job Title:      Study Enumerator
Organization: Innovations
for Poverty Action (IPA)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
Reports to: Research
Associate
Duration: 1.5 months
About US:
Innovations for Poverty Action (IPA) is a research and policy
non-profit that discovers and promotes effective solutions to global poverty
problems. IPA brings together researchers and decision-makers to design,
rigorously evaluate, and refine these solutions and their applications,
ensuring that the evidence created is used to improve the lives of the world’s
poor. In recent decades, trillions of dollars have been spent on programs
designed to reduce global poverty, but clear evidence on which programs succeed
is rare, and when evidence does exist, decision-makers often do not know about
it. IPA exists to bring together leading researchers and these decision-makers
to ensure that the evidence we create leads to tangible impact on the world.
Since its founding in 2002, IPA has worked with over 400 leading academics to
conduct over 600 evaluations in 51 countries. This research has informed
hundreds of successful programs that now impact millions of individuals
worldwide.
About Study:
IPA Uganda is planning to conduct a pilot study for an evaluation of
the impact of the “Solar Suitcase” on maternal quality of care and
the reliability of electricity in rural health care facilities in Uganda.
Job Summary: The Study
Enumerator will be responsible for collecting high quality data from the study
health facilities. S/he will conduct in-person interviews with health workers
and conduct observations of labor and deliveries. The incumbent must hold a
Diploma in Comprehensive Nursing or Midwifery or a Medical Degree. Current
Diploma students in their final year of study are also encouraged to apply. The
nature of the assignment requires one to stay within close proximity of the
health facility and thus the incumbent must be willing to work and reside in
remote settings with limited basic amenities. 
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
·        
Attend trainings to understand how to comprehensively
collect data using the data collection tools
·        
Conduct interviews with health facility staff at
all levels
·        
Maintain regular and clear records of the
observation processes
·        
Maintain constant communication with supervisor
on the progress and challenges of the observation process
·        
Maintain compliance with all organizational
policies and procedures
·        
Perform any other related duties as assigned by
the supervisor



Qualifications, Skills and
Experience:  
·        
The applicant should preferably hold a Diploma
in:  (1) Comprehensive Nursing or (2)
Midwifery obtained within the last 2 years OR should be a current diploma
student in his/her final year of study.
·        
Experience in conducting research in areas of
public health, medicine or a relevant subject area 
·        
Fluency in English and Luganda
·        
Excellent verbal and written communication
skills, with the ability to effectively communicate with health facility staff
and patients preferably in the local language
·        
Ability to work independently and to carry out
assignments to completion within parameters of instructions given, prescribed
routines, and standard accepted practices
·        
Must be able to work under pressure and meet
deadlines, while maintaining a positive attitude
·        
Ability and willingness to work at night for 6
days a week
·        
Willingness to reside and work in remote
settings
·        
Strong writing and analytical skills and able to
work with minimum supervision
·        
Demonstrated commitment to IPA’s high standards
of data quality;
·        
Previous experience in collecting electronic
data using tablets  is an added advantage
How to Apply:
Interested applicants meeting the above requirements should complete
the following application at this link: Click Here.
You must attach:
·        
An updated CV – max 2 pages (include only
relevant work experience)
·        
A cover letter – max 1 page
·        
A copy of your original Diploma (if available)
NB: There is an
attachment limit of 4 pages for all documents, so please only attach your most
relevant documents.
Deadline: 21st November
2017
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