IPA Senior Research Associate Jobs in Uganda

IPA Senior Research Associate Jobs in Uganda

This position provides an excellent opportunity to gain extensive hands‐on experience in a field setting and to have significant management responsibility in a vibrant organization undertaking cutting‐edge development research.

Key areas of involvement will include: piloting, designing survey questionnaires, recruiting, training and managing survey teams, designing and supervising logistics for the field activities, cleaning and analyzing survey data, managing a mixed-methods process evaluation and assisting in the writing of project reports and policy memos.


  • Developing and piloting the survey instruments and interventions, including programming digital data collection; managing the translation and back-translation of the survey into the local language.
  • Refinement of the methodology, data collection tools, and data analysis plan of the process evaluation
  • Finalizing cleaning of baseline data and process evaluation data
  • Hiring, training, and managing the field teams that will conduct the data collections.
  • Managing all field logistics, procuring products, and getting approvals from local authorities.
  • Ensuring all data quality protocols are followed including auditing enumerators and performing daily checks of the incoming data; correcting the errors of staff iteratively to ensure the data is of the highest quality.
  • Managing the data from collection at the household to delivery of a final, cleaned dataset.
  • Managing the budget including tracking all expenses to ensure costs are within project funds.
  • Managing the project budget and field expenses. formulation of direction and strategy
  • Act as a liaison between the research team and the AVSI implementation team and
    manage communications and relationships with Principle Investigators and other members of the research team
  • Perform related duties as assigned by supervisor
  • Maintain compliance with all IPA policies and procedures


  • A Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in economics, statistics, data science, international development, social sciences, or related field;
  • Minimum two years of research project experience at a field research management or analyst position in developing countries;
  • Proficiency with Stata, SurveyCTO programming language and Microsoft Office tools; programming and other technical knowledge a plus
  • Familiarity with randomized controlled trials
    Demonstrated ability to manage relationships with stakeholders (especially principal investigators and partner organizations);
    Strong written communication skills;
    Excellent command of English, both spoken and written;
    Demonstrated commitment to IPA’s high standards of data quality;
    Excellent management and organizational skills;
    Demonstrated ability to coordinate work effectively over email and phone:
    Flexible, self-motivating 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; IPA Senior Research Associate Jobs in Uganda

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