QUANTITAVE FIELD INTERVIEWERS FOR THE URBAN EDUCATION III PROJECT IN UGANDA

DEADLINE: June 4, 2021
OPEN JOB

The African Population and Health Research Center (APHRC) is an African-led and Africa based international research institute committed to conducting high quality and policy relevant multidisciplinary research. Our research addresses important development issues and challenges facing sub-Saharan Africa in areas such as education, population, health, aging, urbanization and wellbeing. Our goal is to generate evidence for meaningful action, engage with policy makers in the region to disseminate our research findings, influence policy decisions, and improve the quality of life in Africa.

The APHRC invites applications for Quantitative Field Interviewers in its Urban Education III project that will be conducted in Kampala and Mukono in Uganda.

Minimum Qualifications Required
1. Higher Diploma in Developmental Studies, Education, Social Administration, Social Sciences. University degree in any of the above fields will be an added advantage
2. Training in data collection and/or research methods is an added advantage
3. Proven experience in quantitative research data collection
4. Strong command of both written and spoken English and Luganda languages
5. Familiarity and proficiency in using smart phones, tablets and/electronic gadgets for quantitative data collection, particularly use of Survey CTO or Open Data Kit (ODK)
6. Experience in conducting interviews with varied audiences (children, adolescents and households)
7. Be familiar with and proficient in computer applications including use of MS Excel, MS Word and MS PowerPoint
8. Be a resident of Uganda and one of the two study sites (Kampala and Mukono) with knowledge of the slums/informal areas of either of the two study sites
9. Must be available full time for mapping exercise, training and during the entire data collection period- (June-July 2021).

Duties and Responsibilities
a) Administer interviews on study participants assigned
b) Identification and enumeration of households with participants meeting the study inclusion criteria
c) Keep updated records and databases of assigned work
d) Complete collection of data, edit and submit all interviews for cross-checking and verification by the supervisor
e) Where need be write and submit update reports, and
f) Any other related assignment(s), assigned by the partner organization, supervisor, project manager and the principal investigator (PI).

Interested candidates are invited to submit their applications including a Cover letter and CV with contacts of three referees by June 4, 2021 to jobs@aphrc.org . Please indicate on the subject line of the email “Quantitative Field Interviewer- Urban Education III Project.” We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

PLEASE NOTE: APPLICANTS ARE NOT REQUIRED TO MAKE ANY PAYMENTS TO ANYONE DURING ANY STAGE OF THE RECRUITMENT PROCESS.

APHRC is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to the protection of
vulnerable persons.