2 Fresher Data Jobs – Research Assistants – International Rescue Committee (IRC)


Job Title:    Research Assistant (2
Fresher Data Jobs)

Organization:  International
Rescue Committee (IRC)

Duty Station:  Uganda

Reports to: Monitoring
and Evaluation Coordinator 


About US:

The International
Rescue Committee helps people whose lives and livelihoods are shattered by
conflict and disaster to survive, recover, and gain control of their future. It
was created by Albert Einstein more than 80 years and has been working in
Uganda since 1998. It has particularly working in the conflict zones where tens
of thousands of people have been kills and over 1.6 million displaced.
Following a peace agreement in 2006, Ugandans are returning home and looking to
rebuild their lives. The IRC is there to protect women and children from
violence and exploitation by fostering a safe environment and encouraging
education, and is supporting farmers and small businesses, and helping
communities promote peace and long-term development.


Job Summary:  The Research Assistant will support the
management of the study in the field, including training of CHWs on SEL and
overseeing the quantitative data collection process, with responsibilities for
organizing interviews, tracking progress, overseeing data checks, and processes
for data entry.


The position holder
will report to the Monitoring and Evaluation Coordinator in country, with
regular communication to headquarters research staff.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

collaboration with IRC health staff, selecting the CHWs to participate in the

training of the CHWs on SEL and sharing of the messages, including
troubleshooting any phone-based messaging

data collection sessions with CHWs and supporting use of any technology by CHWs
for data collection

feedback to IRC research staff: on the progress of data collection and
outstanding interviews, data quality checks, and any problems emerging from the
data which need to be addressed in the field

logistical planning for data collection as appropriate in collaboration with
health staff

feedback on issues and problems related to data collection, and compiling these
into to field reports for research staff

safeguards of confidentiality are in place and are upheld by everyone involved
in the data collection

a weekly update to IRC HQ of the field reports, tracking documents, and data

meetings with supervisor to inform of progress and emerging issues, and regular
phone check-ins with IRC HQ

tasks as required to ensure the smooth implementation of quantitative data


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

ideal candidate for the International Rescue Committee (IRC) Research Assistant
should have experience using electronic data entry platforms

survey experience

with smartphone and tablet operations and applications

in English

communication skills


in MHPSS or Educational content testing or research


Please note: This position is open only to Ugandan


How to Apply:

All suitably
qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to apply online at the link




Deadline: 23rd October 2020


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