Job Title: 2 Field Worker Interviewers

Organization: Uganda Virus Research Institute (UVRI)

Location: Entebbe


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 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:

  • 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 mobilisation 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


How To Apply:

Interested applicants should fill out the form below and submit their application documentation:

Filling out the form more than once will lead to automatic disqualification. High level of integrity while filling the form is required and will be considered during shortlisting.

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

Application Deadline: 26th May 2023


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