15 Field Worker Interviewers – MRC/UVRI

January 24, 2023

Job Title: 15 Field Worker Interviewers

Organization: MRC/ UVRI and LSHTM Uganda Research Unit

Duty Station: Kampala


Roles and responsibilities:

  • Administer study information to eligible participants and their parents;
  • Seek informed consent and assent from parents, teachers and students for the MENISCUS trial;
  • Participate in the recruitment of study participants and administer study questionnaires and other study tools using tablet computers and paper;
  • Collect, enter and safely keep information obtained from the field both electronically and on paper, working closely with the project team leader;
  • Transcribe and translate all data collected from the schools and parents;
  • Keep documentation of all field activities and participate in writing reports;
  • Manage field-based project equipment, materials and data;
  • Ensure timely and accurate completion of study forms;
  • Maintain and regularly update the database which contains the contact details and information of the participants;
  • Attend MENISCUS project meetings and workshops as required;
  • Follow up with study participants to remind them of appointments, to inform them of study activities, or to carry out study procedures, according to SOPs;
  • Carry out desk-based research on selected topics as directed by the project team leader; and,
  • Perform other related duties as assigned to you.


Minimum Qualifications & Skills

  • Possession of a Bachelor’s degree in Social sciences or related;
  • Certificate in Good Clinical Practice or Research Ethics;
  • At least 2 years experience working in a research-based organization;
  • Minimum 1-year experience in conducting fieldwork including quantitative data collection from participants;
  • Experience delivering and collecting informed consent from study participants;
  • Experience in electronic data capture;
  • Experience in community mobilization and interviewing;
  • Experience working on adolescent health research studies;
  • Good computer skills, knowledge of Microsoft Office (e.g. Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook);
  • Organized with excellent attention to detail;
  • Excellent networking, and communication skills (written and verbal);
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team;
  • Ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines; and,
  • Interest in adolescent health


Application Instructions

Interested applicants should submit their applications by completing the form below:

Application Form

Combine all your application documentation i.e. cover letter, CV & certified copies of academic documents into one PDF document.

Closing Date: 4th February 2023, 5:00 pm.

N.B: You will be required to present certified copies of your academic documentation before employment.
The applications should be addressed to:
The Head of Human Resources,
MRC/ UVRI and LSHTM Uganda Research Unit,
P.O. Box, 49, Entebbe, Uganda.

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2 thoughts on “15 Field Worker Interviewers – MRC/UVRI”

  1. What I don’t have abachelor and having diploma but having experience in data collection can I apply or no

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