60 No Experience Data Collection Jobs – Research Assistants – National Union of Disabled Persons of Uganda (NUDIPU)

Organization: National
Union of Disabled Persons of Uganda (NUDIPU)
Duty Station: 
Busoga, Bukedi, Bugisu, Teso, Karamoja, Lango, Acholi, West Nile, Bunyoro,
Tooro, Kigezi and Ankole, Uganda
About US:
National Union of
Disabled Persons of Uganda (NUDIPU) and Makerere University, Department of
Social Work and Social Administration are conducting a research on “Living
Conditions of Persons with Disabilities in Uganda”. Overall, the project is
coordinated by SINTEF, a Norwegian agency with funding from Atlas
Alliance/NORAD and the work will be done in accordance with the SINTEF project
documents.
Job Summary:  The Research Assistants will support the data
collection exercise scheduled to take place in early 2019. The research
Assistant will report to Supervisors for the Living conditions study
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·        
Participate
in a training on the study protocol, data collection and ethical procedures
·        
Participate
in pilot study
·        
Travel
to selected study enumeration areas for the entire study data collection
duration
·        
Identify
potential households , assess eligibility and recruit household members
·        
Conduct
informed consent processes with potential participants according to the study
procedures
·        
Develop
interview schedules; arrange and conduct interviews in accordance with
pre-determined interview guidelines, data collection procedures, tools and
documentation standards
·        
As
appropriate to the specified position, code and verify data in accordance with
the study data management standard operating procedures (SOPs), and enter data
into the data collection electronic tools
·        
Ensure
that data collected are accurate, complete, properly handled and stored in
accordance with study SOPs and confidentiality stipulations
·        
After
data collection, a RA should write a brief report on the field exercise where
he/she was deployed and submit to the immediate supervisor
·        
Take responsibility
of all the research tools and equipment entrusted to him/her during the data
collection
·        
Performs
miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned


Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
·        
The Research
Assistant must hold a Bachelor’s degree in a related field
·        
Prior
experience in research methods
·        
Previous
experience in data collection
·        
Knowledge
of disability issues is an added advantage
·        
Skills
in identifying and recruiting research subjects
·        
Interviewing
and electronic data collection skills
·        
Ability
to understand and apply specified field research procedures and protocols
·        
Ability
to work in a team (good team player) and independently
·        
Excellent
communication skills
·        
Able to
work long hours
·        
Ability to
work in any part of the country
NB: Applicants
should indicate preferred region and language proficiency
How to Apply:
All candidates are
strongly encouraged to send their capability statements, updated CVs and two
professional referees addressed to Executive Director, NUDIPU P.O. Box 8567
Kampala. Uganda
Deadline: 11th January 2019
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