Research Manager NGO Career Jobs – AfriChild Centre

Organization: AfriChild
Centre (AfriChild)
Duty Station: Africhild
Centre, Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda
About US:
The AfriChild Centre
(AfriChild) is a multidisciplinary research Centre that works to improve
child-focused policy and practice through scientific research, analysis and
knowledge development in collaboration with the public and private sectors,
academia and civil society.
About Project:
AfriChild in
collaboration with London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine and Raising
Voices seeks a Research Manager to implement a research project to reduce
physical, sexual and emotional violence in secondary schools in Kampala
Job Summary: The
Research Manager will be responsible for the day-to-day management of the
research project and will perform the following duties and responsibilities.
(S)he will work under the supervision of the AfriChild Director Research and
Knowledge Development.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Working closely with London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
    and Raising Voices, participate in research design and tool development
  • Draft study protocols, work plans, budgets for field implementation
  • Support the recruitment of data collectors
  • Responsible for the management of data collectors for the study
  • Spearhead training of data collectors and piloting of study tools
  • Supervise data collection
  • Ensure quality assurance during data collection and data management
  • Effectively engage key stakeholders to support the research project.
  • Participate in data analysis, report writing and dissemination
  • Participate in writing peer reviewed papers and policy briefs based
    on study findings.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The applicant must hold a Master’s degree or equivalent in the field
    of community development, education, public health, social work or related
  • Knowledge and expertise in the fields of child protection and
    psychosocial support
  • Proven ability to work independently with appropriate guidance
  • Strong communication skills both written and oral.
  • Strong time management skills and the ability to multi-task and meet
    deadlines while paying attention to detail.
  • Experience of training and supervising research teams in challenging
    field settings
  • Strong analytical capability with qualitative and quantitative data
  • Capacity to work in challenging environments, managing multiple
  • Experience with quality assurance and data management of large-scale
  • Experience with coordinating multi-agency communications and
    reporting; and
  • Familiarity with data management packages (e.g. use of NVivo , Stata
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested individuals should send their applications and CV
addressed to the Executive Director of the AfriChild Centre to or hand deliver to the AfriChild Centre located at the
College of Humanities and Social Sciences, Makerere University, Plot 103, Mary
Stuart Road, opposite Lumumba Hall of Residence.
Deadline: 4th June 2018
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