Fresher Research Officer Job Opportunities – Forcier Consulting Group

Job Title:      Research
Organization: Forcier
Consulting Group
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: Director
of Research
About US:
Forcier Consulting
was founded in response to the overwhelming demand for data, research and
information in some of the most challenging environments in Africa. While we
aim to produce reliable and high-quality research in these complex settings, we
also make long-term investments in building the capacity of national staff to
serve as researchers and consultants. Through this approach, not only do we
ensure that today’s decision-makers are able to create evidence-based policies
and programs,  but we also establish a research legacy and sustainable
technical services industry within each country we work in.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Conduct literature reviews, draft concept notes and inception
    reports, and gather relevant background information;
  • Develop fieldwork and data collection plans including coordinating
    logistics, operations and financial aspects of fieldwork;
  • Develop fieldwork budgets and monitor their effective execution;
  • Draft quantitative and qualitative data collection tools for
    projects covering a range of subject matters;
  • Conduct data entry, data quality assurance, data cleaning;
  • Analyze qualitative and quantitative data and actively contribute to
    report writing;
  • Other tasks as agreed between the Research Officer and the Director
    of Research.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant must hold a B.A. degree (or equivalent) in
    international affairs/development, political science, or a related field,
    M.A. degree preferred;
  • Two years of experience (professional or academic) conducting
    research including quantitative and/or qualitative data analysis and
    report writing;
  • Prior experience with project management including budgets,
    timelines and logistics preferred;
  • Knowledge of STATA or SPSS for data quality assurance, data cleaning
    and data analysis will be considered a significant asset;
  • Experience collaborating with diverse, multi-cultural teams;
  • Eagerness to learn and be pushed into new areas, and ability to
    learn from mistakes;
  • Energetic, dynamic and strong work ethic;
  • Fluency in written and spoken English.
NB: This
position is open to Ugandan nationals only.
How to Apply:
All candidates
should apply online by clicking on the link below.
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