14 Fresher Research Assistant Job Opportunities – Makerere University College of Health Sciences, School of Public Health (MakSPH)

Organization: Makerere
University College of Health Sciences, School of Public Health (MakSPH)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
Reports to: Study
Principal Investigator (PI)
About US:
Makerere University
College of Health Sciences, School of Public Health (MakSPH) with support from
the World Bank Group is coordinating the Operations Research Program on
Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn, Child and Adolescent Health (RMNCAH) in Uganda
for a period of one (1) year. 
Job Summary:  The Research Assistants will be responsible
for field data collection for the Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn, Child and
Adolescent Health (RMNCAH) operations research project. The RAs should be able
to think creatively, have excellent writing, communication and interpersonal
skills.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
·       
Data
collection: Take part in the pre-test of data collection tools
·       
Review
of the data collection tools after pre-test
·       
Actively
participate in actual field data collection exercise
·       
They
will administer study tools and accurately record and take notes during field
interviews and ensure highest level of data quality during the study
·       
Produce
accurate data from the respondents



Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·       
The
applicant must hold a Bachelor’s degree in any health or social science related
field
·       
Previous
experience in Reproductive, Maternal, New Born, Child and Adolescent Health
research
·       
Experience
in qualitative research especially conducting focus group discussion and key
informant interviews
·       
At least
two years of relevant working experience as a research assistant
·       
Excellent
interpersonal and communication skills, written and verbal
·       
Ability
to document and produce concise, informative and appropriate written
documentation
·       
Computer
skills in M/S word
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates should complete and submit a one page
filled form at the link below. All candidates should upload their necessary
documents (application letter, CV and academic documents) in the provided
sections. Incomplete applications will not be considered
Deadline: Thursday, March 26, 2020 by 5.00 pm.
NB: Only
shortlisted candidates will be contacted
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