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10 Fresher Data Collection Job Opportunities – Research Assistants – Action Against Hunger

Organization:  Action
Against Hunger
Duty Station:  Uganda
About US:
Action Against
Hunger is a global humanitarian organization that takes decisive action against
the causes and effects of hunger. We save the lives of malnourished children.
We ensure families can access clean water, food, training, and health care. We
enable entire communities to be free from hunger. With more than 6,500 staff in
over 45 countries, our programs reached 14.9 million people in 2015.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
·       
Providing
research support in the program activities, assessments and reporting.
·       
Ensuring
daily targets are met while ensuring quality and ethics are adhered to;
·       
Arranging
and conducting interviews in accordance with pre-determined guidelines, data
collection procedures, tools and documentation procedures;
·       
Coding
and verification of data collected;
·       
Ensuring
that data collected is accurate, cleaned, complete, properly handled and stored
in accordance with the principles of confidentiality;
·       
Taking
responsibility for the data collection tools such as tablets, computers, etc.
entrusted to him/her during the data collection period;
·       
Other
responsibilities as might be required.



Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·       
The applicants
for the Research Assistant jobs must hold a Uganda Advanced Certificate of
Education (UACE) or its equivalent plus Uganda Certificate of Education (UCE)
with at least 5 credits, including English Language and Mathematics; or the
equivalent.
·       
One year
of cumulative experience in conducting field based data collection in humanitarian
and development context.
·       
Proficiency
in relevant computer applications, particularly Microsoft Suite (MS Word, MS
PowerPoint, MS Excel and Access).
·       
Additional
knowledge of data collection applications ODK, KOBO Toolbox desirable;
·       
Experience
in Use of tablets and/or electronic devices for data collection;
·       
MUST be
a current resident of Kikuube District and or neighbouring Districts.
·       
Strong
English language written and verbal communication skills with ability to write
reports.
·       
Cultural
sensitivity, patience and flexibility.
·       
Ability
to communicate in languages used in and around the settlement i.e. Kiswahili,
Runyakitara, Luo, Kigegere, French and Kinyarwanda/Kinyabwisha is desirable.
Desirable:
·       
Ability
to conduct interviews and record data accurately.
·       
Knowledge
of data management
·       
Ability
to work independently with minimal supervision
·       
Ability
to communicate clearly and concisely both orally and in writing
·       
Attention
to detail
·       
Sound
judgment to identify and report issues to supervisors
How to Apply:
All candidates
should submit their applications online at the link below. All applicants must
attach a cover letter and an updated CV/resume in a single file (MS Word or
PDF). Documents larger than 2MBS will be rejected. Applications shall only be
received through the above link (online platform).
NB: Please note that
the link is case sensitive.
Deadline: Tuesday 25th February 2020
For more of the
latest jobs, please visit 
http://www.theugandanjobline.com or find us on our facebook page https://www.facebook.com/UgandanJobline

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