TEMPORARY RESEARCH OFFICER IN KAGANDO, UGANDA Posted on 21/08/2022 by lillian osano CAREERS GET INVOLVED // CAREERS TEMPORARY RESEARCH OFFICER IN KAGANDO, UGANDA DEADLINE: August 29, 2022 OPEN JOB SHARE THIS 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 a Temporary Research Officer in a study that aims to undertake a short survey in Kagando, Uganda. Duties and Responsibilities Assist in reviewing study materials (protocols, questionnaires, consent forms etc). Day to day supervision of the data collection teams in Kagando Health and Demographic Surveillance Systems (HDSS) in Kasese, Uganda. Train field interviewers on data collection and ethics. Conduct spot checks on the field staff. Monitor the performance and quality of work done by each of the teams. Oversee the work of the team leaders including editing, work allocation to fieldworkers, spot check reports on fieldworkers. Liaison between APHRC and the local community. Filing daily reports on the performance and quality of work done by the teams in the fieldsite to APHRC. Undertake data analysis and produce reports. Ensure data linkage between HDSS and hospital data in the maternal and child health department and/or the outpatient department. Minimum Qualifications A Master’s degree in Public Health, Social Sciences or related field. Proven experience in coordinating quantitative field studies and managing field interviewers in Uganda, preferably in Kasese district. Excellent communication, interpersonal and report writing skills Interested candidates are invited to submit their application including a cover letter and CV with contacts of three referees by August 29, 2022 to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please indicate on the subject line of the email “Temporary Research Officer- Vaccine Equity Pilot. 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 and Flexi Personnel are equal opportunity employers and are committed to the protection of vulnerable persons.