Research Officer Job Opportunity at Infectious Diseases Research Collaboration (IDRC)

Vacancy title: Research Officer

Jobs at: Infectious Diseases Research Collaboration (IDRC)

Deadline of this Job: 16th August 2019 before 5:00pm

Duty Station: Within Uganda , Kampala , East Africa

JOB DETAILS: 
The Infectious Diseases Research Collaboration (IDRC) seeks to hire a suitable candidate with working knowledge in both qualitative and quantitative data collection methods for the position of RESEARCH OFFICER. This position will be based in Kampala with frequent travel to the field sites. .

Duties and Responsibilities
• Carrying out quantitative data analysis of existing secondary data sets and primary quantitative data.
• Carry out process tracking of Global Fund and GAVI streams of funding at national and sub-national levels by:
• Participant observation at meetings.
• Key informant interviews
• Actively participate in development of data collection tools, and data collection activities tracking processes pertaining to the implementation of Global Fund and GAVI streams of funding in Uganda at national and sub-national levels.
• Synthesize and analyze data across data sources and in accordance to milestone tables and theories of change.
• Produce high quality and varied research outputs for a range of audiences including analysis, report writing and presentations where necessary.
• Participate in dissemination meetings for Global Fund PCE and GAVI findings to all stakeholders

Job Skills: Not Specified

Qualifications and other desirables for the job:
• A Bachelor’s degree in any of these fields: Monitoring & Evaluation, Project
• Management, Public Health, Social Work & Social Administration, Development Studies.
• Master’s Degree in Public Health or a related field is a MUST
• Competent in quantitative data analysis – Priority
• Experience in data management; i.e. preparation of data sets for analysis
• Knowledge and past exposure is basic coding of quantitative data using R software including cleaning of data sets, descriptive analysis and creating simple visuals
• Competent in Qualitative data analysis – Desirable
• Knowledge and experience in conducting qualitative data
• Past exposure in transcription, coding and analysis of data using any qualitative software will be an added advantage
• Ability to participate in synthesis and deductive analysis of both qualitative and quantitative data.
• Good knowledge of health systems especially HIV/TB, Malaria and immunization programs in Uganda
• Excellent communication, organizational and interpersonal skills
• Ability to work under stringent deadlines and to work independently

Job Education Requirements: Master’s Degree
Job Experience Requirements: Not Specified

Job application procedure
Applications should be delivered to:
The Human Resource Manager
Infectious Diseases Research Collaboration (IDRC),
Plot 2C, Nakasero Hill Road next to Uganda Blood Bank.
P. O Box 7475 Kampala, Uganda. This advert can also be found on our website
www.idrc-uganda.org
ADDITIONAL IMPORTANT COMMENTS: Please note that failure to comply with the below will render your application invalid for this process.
All applications must be delivered on or before 5:00pm, Friday 16th August 2019
All applications must be accompanied by the following at the time of submission:
Current CV, typed application letter, the contact details of three work related referees not relatives and copies of academic certificates.
Submission of incomplete or inaccurate documents will render the applicant ineligible for consideration for the job opening.
Applications cannot be amended following submission.
PLEASE NOTE THAT ONLY SHORTLISTED CANDIDATES WILL BE CONTACTED
FURTHER.

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