Job title: Research Assistant

Organization:  International Rescue Committee

Location:  Kampala Country Field Office

 

Roles and responsibilities:

  • Participate in the training on RCT methodologies.
  • Client mobilization, registration, and recruitment.
  • Client info sessions, onboarding, and monitoring.
  • Maintain communication with the RCT clients including attending to their inquiries.
  • Data collection.
  • Business verification and spot checks.
  • Ensure compliance with organizational performance standards, code of conduct, and safeguarding policy.
  • Adhere to confidentiality procedures and policies when collecting, storing, and sharing data.
  • Report writing.
  • Keep the supervisor appraised of all outputs, feedback and issues arising from the project activities conducted.
  • Interaction with Principal Investigators.
  • Translation and transcription as required by the research team.
  • To perform other duties as assigned and agreed upon with the supervisor.

 

Minimum qualifications:

  • Degree or Diploma in Education, International Development, Anthropology, Sociology, Linguistics, Community Development, Economics, Entrepreneurship, Business Administration, or a related field.
  • Experience in data collection, analysis, or research dissemination desirable.
  • Minimum 1-year research experience, specifically implementing research activities in Randomized Controlled Trials (RCTs).
  • Language skills: Proficiency in English and any of the following languages (French, Somali, Swahili, Amharic/Tigrinya) and must be of Eritrean or Ethiopian origin.
  • Experience working with refugee communities in urban settings.
  • Experience managing data collection and concrete knowledge of open-source tools such as ODK collect, KoBo Toolbox, Survey CTO or CommCare platforms.
  • Excellent people skills. Approachable personality and patience to connect with clients and address their unique needs.
  • Strong communication and report-writing skills.
  • Flexible approach to the changing nature of work and ability to adapt to rapidly changing work demands and expectations.
  • Ability to work effectively both independently and within a multicultural team.
  • Computer skills, especially Ms. Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.

 

How to apply:

Interested applicants should submit their applications online via the link below:

Apply here now!

Deadline: 15th September 2023, 5:00 pm.

 

 

 



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