Several Research Assistant NGO Jobs – mothers2mothers (m2m)

Organization: mothers2mothers
(m2m)
Duty Station: Jinja,
Uganda
Reports to: Monitoring
and Evaluation Officer
About US:
mothers2mothers
(m2m) is an international non-governmental organization based in Cape Town, SA,
dedicated to providing education and support to pregnant women and mothers
living with HIV, and preventing mother-to-child transmission. Since its
inception, m2m has reached more than one million mothers in seven countries.
Founded in Cape Town in 2001, m2m is a partner in the United Nations’ Global
Plan towards the Elimination of New HIV Infections among Children by 2015 and
Keeping their Mothers Alive.
Job Summary:  The Research Assistant will be part of a pool
of resourceful persons who will be engaged from time to time on temporary
assignments.  S/he is responsible for
implementing m2m research and evaluation activities in accordance to the standard
operating procedures.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Actively participate in research related and other trainings as may
    be required.
  • Conduct data audits
  • Collect & enter data in the m2m databases as per set targets and
    time frames
  • Support the cleaning process of the data sets
  • Compile a list of data related issues, and share recommendations for
    improvement
  • Identify potential participants, assess eligibility and recruit them
    as per standard operating procedures
  • Conduct informed consent processes with potential participants
    according to m2m standard procedures
  • Develop interview schedules; arrange and conduct interviews in
    accordance with pre-determined interview guidelines, data collection
    procedures, tools and documentation standards.
  • Ensure that data collected is accurate, complete, properly handled
    and stored
  • Analyze and disseminate research or evaluation findings when
    necessary
  • Ensure the research activity is implemented ethically as per
    standard operating procedures and code of ethics



Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant for the mothers2mothers (m2m) Research Assistant job
    must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in public health, social science field or
    related discipline (biostatistics/ epidemiology advantageous)
  • At least three to five years’ experience in conducting research and
    analysis related to managing research and field-based evaluations and
    reporting
  • Knowledge, skills and experience in quantitative and qualitative
    research, data collection, management and analysis, report writing and
    editing, and visual presentation of research findings
  • Experience in analysing large data sets using a statistical software
    essential, preferably SPSS or willingness to learn SPSS
  • Knowledge, skills and experience in qualitative research is an added
    advantage
  • Good working knowledge of major databases and analytical programs
    including MS access, MS excel, STATA, SPSS and Epi Data.
  • Passionate and committed to making a difference in the lives of
    women and children
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to work independently
  • Ability to organize and prioritize tasks and meet deadlines
  • Self-starter, results oriented and willing to work longer hours
  • Good inter-personal skills within a dynamic multicultural
    environment
  • Good written and verbal communications skills in English
  • Fluent in Lusoga or Samia or Luganda
How to Apply:
All those excited
about serving in this prestigious NGO should send their applications online at
the link below
Deadline: 19th May 2019
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