Job Title: 14 Research Assistants/Data Collectors

Organization: FHI 360

Duty station: Kampala


Roles and responsibilities:

  • Fieldwork preparation duties o Undertake a 3-day training on the adapted tools ensuring a common understanding of the data collection tools.
  • Ensure that clearance for data collection has been obtained from the appropriate authorities before the onset of the data collection process.
  • Fieldwork and data collection
  • Perform day-to-day data collection activities: seek consent from eligible participants and conduct in-depth interviews and key informant interviews in the field.
  • Respond to questions the participants may have about the assessment.
  • Share field notes and have brief discussions with the supervisor at the end of each day to discuss any challenges, solutions, and experiences.
  • Comply with the requirements necessary for conducting successful interviews using qualitative methods.
  • Ensure confidentiality of data collected and information.
  • After field visits
  • Ensure that all data captured is always kept secure.
  • Ensure all the modules are complete and are submitted to the National Server o Submit all participants’ consent forms to the supervisor.
  • Write a field report.


Minimum qualifications:

  • MB ChB; at least a diploma in Midwifery with experience of 3 years in the public or private sector.
  • OR At least a Diploma in Clinical Medicine and Community Health with 3 years’ experience
  • A certificate in Research Ethics will be an added advantage.
  • Previous experience with qualitative data collection on similar studies with a reputable research organization.
  • Basic Knowledge of EmONC.
  • Demonstrated capacity to effectively communicate in English both orally and in written form.
  • Must be computer literate and able to use the ODK tools.
  • Ability to work independently as well as an effective team player.


How to Apply:

interested and qualified individuals should submit their applications (CV and cover letter) by email to:

Please indicate the title of the position in the e-mail subject line.
Application Deadline: Thursday 3rd August 2023.



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