Several No Experience Data Collection Jobs – Research Assistants/ Field Workers – Agribanks Limited

 

Job Title:    Research Assistants/ Field
Workers (Several Fresher Data Jobs)

Organisation: Agribanks Limited

Duty Station:  Kampala,
Uganda

Reports to: Field
Supervisor

 

About US:

AGRIBANKS is a
Private Limited—Agricultural Contractor and Investment Company established to
increase food security and the production of cash crops among families. One of
our priorities is to attract and help different groups of people, such as
youth, monthly earners, and people living in the diaspora to invest in
agribusiness. We are also established to conduct research and development
(R&D) in the agricultural sector and implement modern methods of farming
that protect the environment and save lives.

 

Job Summary:  We are looking for Field Research Assistants
to help us in collecting relevant field data, Collects edits, processes, and
coordinates research data in support of a specified research study or group of
studies. Arranges and conducts field interviews as appropriate to the study,
and records research data in accordance with specified protocol and procedures.
He/She must be prepared to Travel to various sites within a specified
geographical area, as appropriate to the objectives of the study.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

·       
Travels
to field sites to collect and record data and/or samples as appropriate to the
specific objectives of the study.

·       
As
appropriate to the specified position, codes and verifies data in accordance
with the specified research protocol and coding procedures, and enters data
into a computer database and/or spreadsheet application for subsequent
analysis.

·       
Develops
or assists in the development of interview schedules; contacts potential
subjects to introduce and explain study objectives and protocol, and to arrange
interviews, either in person or by telephone.

·       
Identifies
and compiles lists of potential research subjects in accordance with study
objectives and parameters, as appropriate to the individual position.

·       
Conducts
and records face-to-face and/or telephone interviews with subjects, in
accordance with predetermined interview protocol, data collection procedures,
and documentation standards.

·       
Reviews
and edits data to ensure completeness and accuracy of information; follows up
with subjects to resolve problems or clarify data collected.

·       
May set
up, calibrate, and maintain laboratory and/or field research equipment, as
specified by the requirements of the study.

·       
Performs
miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.

 




Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
The
applicant must hold an Advanced High school level or High school diploma

·       
Ability
to maintain quality, safety, and/or infection control standards.

·       
Knowledge
of planning and scheduling techniques.

·       
Ability
to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.

·       
Skill in
identifying and recruiting research subjects.

·       
Interviewing
and data collection skills.

·       
Ability
to understand and apply specified field and/or laboratory research procedures
and protocols.

·       
Computer
data entry skills.

·       
Skill in
the use of computer spreadsheets and/or database applications in the
compilation of research data.

·       
Ability
to evaluate, verify, and edit research data.

·       
Distinguishing
Characteristics

·       
The
position requires: a) travels to remote field sites; b) using established
research protocol, procedures, and techniques to collect and/or prepare
biological field data, samples, specimens, materials, and/or media; c)
following detailed protocol and procedures in the recording, processing, and
routine analysis of field data; d) setting up and operation of relevant
research equipment.

 

How to Apply:

Send your CV and
Letter to hr@agribanks.org

 

Deadline: Friday 18th December 2020.

 

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