Research Coordinator NGO Jobs – Restless Development

Restless Development
Duty Station:
Jinja or Moroto, Uganda (depending on the preference of the successful
Salary: UGX
51,696,665 (Jinja) | UGX 55,054,723 (Moroto
About Restless Development:
We know young people
have the power to solve the challenges we face in our world, but they are being
side-lined. We are the agency that works with young people so they can lead in
solving those challenges. Whether that means supporting communities to end child
marriage or prevent HIV, we work with young people to change their lives and
the lives of people in their communities. Our programmes are genuinely life-
changing, but we can’t do any of this without talented, creative individuals at
every level of our organization.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Recruitment and Facilitation of Young Researchers (35%)
·       Lead on recruitment and contracting of youth
researcher teams
·       Develop and deliver training on practical
field-based research methods to induct Young Researchers
·       Provide training and guidance to Young
Researchers on safety/security and safeguarding
Mentorship and Support Supervision of Young Researchers
·       Support Young Researchers to develop data
collection plans and set targets
·       Provide ongoing support to Young Researchers
during data collection periods, ensuring delivery to targets at quality and
troubleshooting challenges they face
·       Provide ongoing mentorship to Young
Researchers throughout and following the research process to support their
continued research and leadership journeys
·       Continually monitor any possible risks to
researchers/activities and develop risk mitigation plans
Logistics and Budget Management (30%)
·       Track and manage data collection and training
budget lines in real-time
·       Coordinate all logistics for researcher
stipends, trainings, fieldwork, and sharing & learning events
·       Develop quarterly narrative and financial
reports, under the guidance of the Youth Research Manager
Supporting Delivery of Our Research Vision (10%)
·       Providing support to Youth Research Manager
on developing guidance for research training
·       Providing creative thinking to how we can
share our research findings with external stakeholders
·       Other duties as required, sometimes requiring
working on weekends and holidays, for which time off in lieu can be taken.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       Graduate level degree in a relevant field of
study, or equivalent work experience
·       At least 2 years of experience in the
development sector, NGO experience preferred
·       Demonstrated experience in delivering
field-based research projects
·       Demonstrated experience in training and
·       Previous field experience in Uganda, Eastern
or Northeastern Uganda preferred
·       Strong oral and written communication skills
·       Experience supporting research teams,
particularly remotely
·       Experience in youth-focussed and
participatory research methods

·       Prior experience managing an activity budget

How to Apply:
candidates should send a completed application form, Download
NB: Please
note that we do not accept CVs, resumes or cover letters. We will only contact
you if you are invited for an interview.

Deadline: Sunday 14th June 2020 00:00 GMT

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