IPA Research Associate/Senior Research Associate, Innovative Youth Skill Development & Entrepreneurship Jobs in Uganda

IPA Research Associate/Senior Research Associate, Innovative Youth Skill Development & Entrepreneurship Jobs in Uganda



IPA Uganda is looking for a Senior Research Associate to work closely with the PIs (Paul Gertler and Laura Chioda) and other field staff to perform a variety of tasks including, but not limited to: designing survey questionnaires, conducting qualitative research, running extensive piloting exercises, refining study design and surveying instruments, managing survey teams, checking and analyzing data.


Responsibilities


  • Implement Computer Assisted Interviewing (CAI) for surveys using SurveyCTO and STATA;
  • Develop and pilot survey instruments; manage translation into local languages;
  • Lead field team training and prepare high quality training materials;
  • Manage data entry and assure smoothness of daily data quality checks;
  • Ensure adherence to data quality protocols, including auditing enumerators, monitoring data collection, and conducting data quality audits;
  • Perform related duties as assigned by supervisor; and
  • Maintain compliance with all company policies and procedures.


    Requirements


  • At least 2-3 years of fieldwork management experience. This includes training and managing large teams in the field.
  • A bachelor's degree in economics, social sciences, public policy, or related
    fields (candidates with a Master’s degree strongly preferred);
  • Excellent management and organizational skills along with strong quantitative skills;
  • Knowledge on biomarkers is a plus;
  • Experience living in a developing country is a strong plus;
  • Fluency in English with strong communication skills;
  • High level of STATA knowledge;
  • Strong SurveyCTO skills;
  • Familiarity with randomized controlled trials preferred;
  • Flexible, self-motivating, able to manage multiple tasks efficiently, and team player.


    How to Apply


    Interested and qualified candidates should apply online by 10th July, 2019


    For more information and job application details, see; PA IPA Research Associate/Senior Research Associate, Innovative Youth Skill Development & Entrepreneurship Jobs in Uganda


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