Research Coordinator – Cant Wait To Learn (CWTL) NGO Jobs – War Child Holland (WCH)



Job Title:         Research
Coordinator – Cant Wait To Learn (CWTL)

Organization: War Child Holland (WCH)

Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

Reports to: Program Manager


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.


About – Can’t Wait to
Learn (CWTL):

Can’t Wait to Learn (CWTL) programme incorporates a unique
and innovative EdTech model – designed both for and by conflict-affected
children – and delivers high quality, cost-effective, curriculum-based
learning. To date, multiple mixed-methods research studies on CWTL have been
conducted and show promising results, including significant increases in
mathematics and literacy competency as well as improvement to multiple
dimensions of psychosocial wellbeing. The Knowledge and Innovation Exchange
(KIX) – a joint initiative from the Global Partnership for Education (GPE) and
the International Development Research Centre (IDRC) – has selected War Child
Holland’s Can’t Wait to Learn programme to be the focus of new research to help
improve educational outcomes in low- and middle-income countries. The research
activities will explore how innovative education interventions – such as Can’t
Wait to Learn – can be adapted and scaled up to improve education access and
quality for refugee and displaced children in conflict-affected countries. The
research will be carried out in Uganda, Sudan and Chad. More information on
CWTL can be found here.


Job Summary:  The role of the Research Coordinator is the
backbone of the research team. The coordinator will be responsible for the
training and management of data collectors, adaptation of research tools, and
coordination with the partners, OPM, and districts”. Travelling to WCH Field
offices, its affiliates and elsewhere is required to fulfil the obligations of
this role.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

Actively contribute to development and
contextualisation of research documents and data collection tools.

Coordinate and communicate with in-country
partners including focal person in the MoE.

Support in country approval process.

Manage recruitment, selection & hiring of
research assistants.

Lead/co-lead research assistant training.

Coordinate and supervise all data collection and
research activities.

Comply with data management and protection
regulations and adverse events reporting.

Coordinate closely with national programme team
and international research team.

Contribute to data cleaning, analysis and
research publications

Any other duties as assigned by the line manager
in fulfillment of the tasks.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

The applicant for the War Child Holland Research
Coordinator job placement must hold a Masters level degree in relevant field
(e.g. Education, Social sciences, Health)

At least 5 years’ research experience, including
2 years’ experience in coordinating field-based research with human subjects in
a relevant field (i.e. Psychosocial Support, Education, and/or Child

Experience with Community-based research

Extensive experience working in Uganda.

Proven track record in implementing research
activities and data management for research projects with human subjects.

Experience in training and supervision of
research assistants.

Experience in (basic) analyses of data sets in
SPSS of similar software package.

Experience in a research coordinator role in a
field-based project.

Collaboration experience with governmental
bodies and international organizations.

Excellent English (oral and written)

Strong (research) communication skills.

Ability to operate independently.


Core Values






How to Apply:

All interested applicants should apply online at the link





 Application should not exceed 3 pages.

to the vision and goals of War Child Holland in Uganda, including adherence to
the Child Safeguarding Policy, is essential”


Deadline: 23rd
August 2020


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