Restless Development Youth Research Manager Jobs in Uganda

Restless Development Youth Research Manager Jobs in Uganda

Job Details

  • We know young people have the power to solve the challenges we face in our world, but they are being side-lined.

  • We are the agency that works with young people so they can lead in solving those challenges.

  • Whether that means supporting communities to end child marriage or prevent HIV, we work with young people to change their lives and the lives of people in their communities.

  • Our programmes are genuinely life- changing, but we can’t do any of this without talented, creative individuals at every level of our organization.

    Key Duties and Responsibilities

    Delivering 2 Youth-Led Research Programmes (45%)

    • Provide technical oversight on: designing research methodologies; developing research tools and questionnaires; and determining analytical methodologies

    • Ensuring successful delivery of research programmes to standard and to targets

    • Responsible for delivery of high-quality research products for external audiences

    • Lead plans for sharing these findings both internally and externally, in consultation with the Senior International Research Manager

    Performance and Budget Management (15%)

    • Provide effective and supportive performance management for Research Coordinator

    • Ensure effective management of available budget, tracking expenses and variance in real-time and identifying solutions to budget adjustments, as needed

    • Ensure delivery of high-quality narrative and financial reports, liaising with Finance teams

    Liaising with Research Partners and Consortium Members (10%)

    • Provide strategic leadership in communicating with partners and consortium members for programmes listed above, under the guidance of the Senior International Research Manager

    • Represent Restless
    Development Research in partnership and consortium meetings

    Providing Technical Support to Other Programmes (15%)

    • Provide technical support to Uganda programmes delivering youth-led research

    • Build the capacity of our global teams to practically deliver our youth-led research methodology

    • Develop centralised resources to help support other Restless Development teams in delivering youth-led research

    • Provide technical insight and input as a member of the Uganda Leadership Team

    Delivering Our Research Vision (15%)

    • Provide strategic leadership over our global Young Researchers platform

    • Provide creative thinking on how we can share our research findings effectively and impactfully with internal and external audiences

    • Delivery of additional elements of the research vision, based on the successful candidate’s passion and expertise.

    • Other duties as required, sometimes requiring working on weekends and holidays, for which time off in lieu can be taken.

    How to Apply

  • Interested candidates should send a completed application form, Download Here to


  • Please note that we do not accept CVs, resumes or cover letters.

  • We will only contact you if you are invited for an interview.

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