Field Research Assistants Jobs in Kenya

Position: Field Research Assistants


Location: LOCALS ONLY Wajir, Garissa,
Mandera, Kilifi, Taita-taveta, Makueni.

Job description

UCGHI seeks to recruit Field Research Assistants in
the Impact Assessment study. Research assistants will assist in Data collection
both Quantitative and Qualitative from selected participants to help understand
Family Planning partaking. They will be important in ensuring the objective of
the study is achieved.

Responsibilities

The successful candidate will be
expected to:

  • Collecting and recording data as accurate as
    possible within established timeframe.

  • Understanding the objectives of the evaluation
    coordinated by partner Evaluators

  • Submit daily field reports to the Research
    Manager.

  • Ensure strict adherence to Research Ethics,
    participants Safeguarding Guidelines including Prior Consenting.

  • Familiarizing with the primary research
    instruments as outlined during training.

  • Maintaining Organization Equipment in good
    shape. {Tablets, Dictor Phones, Identification Budges}

  • Conduct other activities as assigned by
    scientists and Project Managers

In Addition to these
responsibilities, the Qualitative Research Assistants Will:

  • Conduct Focus Group Discussions with Women
    selected from the Clusters.

  • Transcribe recorded discussions with
    participants.

  • Write and report number of transcriptions
    completed weekly.

  • Living and speaking local languages in target
    counties is important.

Required Qualifications

  • University Degree in Social Sciences, Nursing,
    Public Health, Gender Studies Humanities or other related fields.

OR;

  • Diploma Certificates with Proven Experience in
    collecting data for development or research projects will be considered.

Required Experience:

  • Excellent communication and social skills.

  • Good experience in conducting studies related
    to gender.

  • Good experience in collecting Quantitative or
    Qualitative information depending on the role.

  • Prior experience using Tablet or other
    electronic devices in data entering.

  • Computer literacy preferred.

  • Willingness and commitment to spend extensive
    days in humanitarian settings

  • Fluent in English and Kiswahili is a must;
    fluent in any of the local languages spoken in the study counties is key.

Terms of Engagement:

This is a Temporary consultancy
Position and the successful applicants will be engaged for a period of
tentatively 6 months. Payment terms will be daily professional fee and other
facilitation allowances.

How to Apply:

Indicate County you are applying on the
Email Subject.

Applications Deadline 12th May 2020. Interested applicants should submit:(a) a cover letter; (b)
detailed CV with names and contacts of 2 referees.

Candidates are required to apply by
Email: 
[email protected]
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