Several Fresher Research Assistant / Data Collector NGO Job Opportunities – Infectious Diseases Institute (IDI)

Job
Title:         
 Research
Assistant/Data Collector
Organisation: Infectious
Diseases Institute (IDI)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
Reports to: Local
PI
Vacancy Code: RAX01
About US:
The Infectious
Diseases Institute (IDI) is an international non-profit organization which is a
partnership of infectious diseases and public health specialists. The overall
objective of the IDI is to strengthen health systems with strong emphasis on
Infectious Diseases, through Research and Capacity Development. IDI has five
operational areas through which it works to achieve its mission: Prevention,
Care and Treatment; Training, Research and Laboratory services (provided
through a partnership with the Makerere University – John Hopkins University
Core Lab) and Outreach.
Job Summary:  The Research Assistant/Data Collector will conduct
data collection and analysis. They will also be required to conduct in-depth
interviews and provide regular feedback and reports from the field to the
project management team.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·        
Develop
and design data collection tools for qualitative and quantitative studies.
·        
The Research
Assistant /Data Collector will analyse qualitative data (e.g. observations,
in-depth/key informant interviews; FGDs and field notes.
·        
Experience
working in field research work especially among the elderly/ageing people.
·        
Provide
project management team with regular feedback on field activities.
·        
Speak,
transcribe, and translate between Luganda and English.
·        
Able to
operate a voice recorder upon training.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
·        
The Research
Assistant/Data Collector must hold a diploma or degree in arts, health, or
statistics.
·        
Additional
training and experience in conducting qualitative research.
·        
Past
experience in electronic data collection
·        
Ability
to work independently and as part of a team
·        
Willing
to learn interview skills to obtain high-quality qualitative data.
·        
Excellent
organisational skills
·        
Good
interpersonal skills
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified
and interested candidates should E-mail their updated CVs, which should include
details of email address (if any), present position, current remuneration,
Certificate/testimonials and address of three (3) Referees plus telephone
contact to the following address. Please make sure that your application letter,
updated CV and certificates are attached as one document and indicate the
Vacancy code as the subject for your email
The Senior Human
Resource Manager,
Infectious Diseases
Institute — IDI Knowledge Centre,
Makerere University
Main Campus College of Health Sciences, Makerere University,
P.O. Box 22418,
Kampala, Uganda.
Email to: hr@idi.co.ug
Deadline: 15th June 2018
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