10 Fresher Data Collection Jobs – Research Officers – TEAMUP – War Child Holland (WCH)

Organization: War Child Holland (WCH)
Duty Station:  Uganda
Reports to:
Research Coordinator
About US:
War Child Holland
(WCH) is an independent and impartial international non-governmental
organization, investing in a peaceful future for children and young people
affected by armed conflict. We strive to empower children and young people
while enabling adults to bring about positive and lasting change in the lives
of conflict affected children and young people.
Job Summary:  The Research Assistant’s main responsibility
is to attain consent from parents and children to be able to collect data and
to collect quality data from children with accuracy, empathy and while
observing confidentiality at all times. Data will be collected with an
electronic tablet using the Kobo application. The incumbent will ensure
accurate quality data collection and reporting using an electronic device with
Kobo application.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
·       
Attend
and participate in the study training and practice to gain the skills and
knowledge necessary to carry out the data collection.
·       
Seek
consent from parents for their children to participate in the study. Seek
assent from children if they like to participate.
·       
Conduct
surveys with children following the set prescribed guidelines.
·       
Enter
responses accurately (without alterations or omissions) during the interviews
with the tablet using Kobo.
·       
Liaise
with the Supervisor on reporting issues to ensure understanding and to maintain
accuracy.
·       
Record
additional data from these conversations by taking notes.
·       
Complete
the number of interviews required per working day (about 6-8 per day).
·       
Work
within a team and have a professional and ethical attitude towards all the
research stakeholders (upholding child safeguarding principles at all times).
·       
Use
feedback provided by supervisors positively to improve on data collection
quality.
·       
Able and
willing to travel with other research assistants in Bidibidi refugee settlement
(transport is provided).
·       
Attend
and participate in meetings when needed.
·       
Able to
work on weekends
·       
Able to
temporarily relocate to Yumbe district.
·       
Any
other duties as assigned by the Research Coordinator in fulfillment of the
tasks.



Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·       
The Research
Assistant should hold a Bachelor’s Degree or diploma in Education, Social
sciences, Development studies, health, child protection, M&E, will be of
added advantage.
·       
One year
of experience in data collection using electronic devices such as
KOBO/ODK/Survey CTO etc.
·       
Additional
experience of working with children (teaching, tutoring or any other relevant
activities) is of advantage.
·       
Demonstrated
knowledge and skills in conducting surveys preferably with children in the
refugee setting.
·       
Must be
able to speak and read a minimum of one local language: Kakwa/Bari,
Arabic(Juba) or Aringa/Lugbara) AND read, write, speak and understand English.
·       
Good
communication skills (both reading, writing and spoken).
·       
Previous
research experience in education and/or health with children is desired.
How to Apply:
All candidates are
encouraged to apply online at the link below.
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