Forcier Consulting Group

EAF100 - Researcher - Kampala

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Active since 18-07-2018 Job category Advice / consultancy
Location Kampala Level Entry level/Graduate
Educational level Bachelor / Graduate Employment type Fixed term contract with option...
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Forcier is looking for new team members to fill the following position:
Title: Researcher
Line Manager: Research Officer
Post: Kampala, Uganda with travel throughout Uganda

The responsibilities of the Researcher are to:
• Collect qualitative data in the form of key informant interviews, focus group discussions, case studies, or observational analysis.
• Oversee data collection teams including training, supervision, quality control, and protocol adherence.
• Collaborate with other research staff in planning, implementation and evaluation of fieldwork.
• Program quantitative questionnaires into data collection software.
• Draft fieldwork reports and collaborate with Research Officers and Research Managers on data analysis and report writing.
• Ensure adequate recordkeeping of financial expenditures in the field and submit expenses reports to Finance in a timely manner.
• Conduct data entry, data quality assurance, data cleaning and translation.
• Other tasks as agreed between the Researcher and Research Officer.

Required skills & qualifications
• B.A. degree (or equivalent) in international affairs/development, political science, anthropology, sociology, statistics or a related field;
• Coursework in anthropology, sociology, statistics or research methods is required.
• Knowledge of STATA or SPSS for data quality assurance, data cleaning and data analysis will be considered a significant asset;
• Experience in conducting research (professional or academic) will be considered an asset;
• Experience collaborating with diverse, multi-cultural teams;
• Eagerness to learn and be pushed into new areas, and ability to learn from mistakes;
• Energetic, dynamic and strong work ethic;
• Fluency in written and spoken English.

This position is open to Ugandan nationals only. To apply, please visit Applications for this position are reviewed on a rolling basis.

More information
This listing is a full-time job

Job category Advice / consultancy
Industry / Industries Consultancy
Region Uganda

Contact information

Name John Honohan