Publish What You Fund Research Assistant Jobs in Uganda

Publish What You Fund Research Assistant Jobs in Uganda


  • Publish What You Fund is committed to enhancing the diversity of its staff team, and to promoting racial and gender equity in the workplace.

  • We particularly welcome applications from people of colour and other underrepresented groups.

    Key duties

    Research

  • Produce literature reviews drawing on academic and industry literature.

  • Conduct in-depth qualitative and quantitative research into funding for WEE. This will include desk-based research, key informant interviews, and survey data collection.

  • Contribute to the conceptualisation of WEE typology and data collection tools including
    KII questionnaires and country level funding surveys.

  • Undertake analysis on a range of specific issues and policies related to WEE, such as
    women’s financial inclusion, gender integration and women’s empowerment collectives.

  • Review transcripts, conducting thematic analysis and analysing large data sets.

  • Contribute to the development of the project’s advocacy strategy and stakeholder mapping.

    Writing

  • Author and co-author a range of written documents including external policy briefs,
    blogs and research reports for different audiences, such as policy-makers, donors and
    programme practitioners.

  • Work with the broader team and in-country partners to communicate findings and
    policy recommendations in an accessible and engaging manner.

  • Present key research findings to a range of stakeholders in both written and oral form.
    General Administration:

  • Maintain large databases of qualitative and quantitative data.

  • Support the organising of meetings with country research teams.

  • Support the organising of research field trips.

  • Develop presentations and related materials ahead of events and advocacy engagements.

    Essential skills and experience

  • Degree in international development, economics, social sciences, international relations or similar field.

  • A minimum of 2 years of professional experience in a research role.

  • Demonstrable interest in gender equality, ideally focused on gender integration or
    women’s economic empowerment.

  • Experience in designing tools and strategies for data collection, analysis and production
    of reports.

  • Expertise in analysing data using simple statistical software/functions, and experience
    with qualitative data analysis.

  • Experience in producing research outputs in a short period of time and for different
    audiences.

  • Clear and concise writing style, including the ability to consolidate information from a
    range of sources and describe research findings and analysis in non-technical language.

  • Ability to communicate with a range of stakeholders – from private institutions to INGO and CSOs.

  • The ability to work on own initiative and ensure that work is delivered on time and to a
    high standard.

  • Flexibility to adjust to changing priorities and timelines.

  • Ability to work collaboratively and with cross-cultural competence.

  • Fluency in English.

    Desirable skills and experience

  • Knowledge/experience of working with/researching gender equality funding

  • Knowledge/experience of gender equality advocacy

  • Other working proficiency language skills a bonus

    How to Apply

  • Please send your two-page CV and a one page covering letter to:
    recruitment@publishwhatyoufund.org. In your cover letter please explain clearly how your
    experience meets the essential criteria and indicate where you are based. Please include
    WEE Research Assistant Application in the subject line.

  • The deadline for applications is 12th October 2020 at 9am.

  • We will review applications on a rolling bases and encourage candidates to submit their
    applications early.

  • Due to the high number of applications we will only be able to respond to successful applicants.

    Find jobs in Uganda.Jobs - Uganda jobs. Search our career portal & find the latest Ugandan job positions, career opportunities & jobs in Uganda.

    Jobs in Uganda - banking jobs, IT jobs, accounting jobs, NGO jobs, business administration, ICT, UN jobs, procurement jobs, education jobs, hospital jobs, human resources jobs, engineering, teaching jobs, and other careers in Uganda.

    Find your dream job from 1000s of vacancies in Uganda posted and updated daily - click here!

  • Click here to post comments

    Join in and write your own page! It's easy to do. How? Simply click here to return to NGO Jobs in Africa.

    Scholarship 2021/22

    Current Scholarships 2021/2022 - Fully Funded

    Full Undergraduate Scholarships 2021/2022

    Fully Funded Masters Scholarships 2020/21

    PhD Scholarships for International Students - Fully Funded!


    Funding Opportunities for Journalists 2021/2022


    Funding for NGOs 2021/2022


    Funding for Artists 2021/2022


    Funding for Entrepreneurs 2021/2022