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Are you looking for Public Health Jobs in Uganda 2024? If yes, then you might be interested in Research Assistants job at FHI 360

Kampala, Uganda

Full-time

Deadline: 

May 10, 2024 at 2:00:00 PM

About the Organisation

FHI 360 is a global organization that mobilizes research, resources and relationships so that people everywhere can access the opportunities they need to lead full, healthy lives. Our staff of over 4,000 experts work in more than 60 countries around the world.

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Job Title

Research Assistants job at FHI 360

Job Description

FHI 360 is a non-profit human development organization dedicated to improving lives in lasting ways by advancing integrated, locally driven solutions. Our staff includes experts in health, education, nutrition, environment, economic development, civil society, gender, youth, research, and technology — creating a unique mix of capabilities to address today's interrelated development challenges. FHI 360 serves more than 70 countries.


FHI 360 is the prime implementing partner for the USAID-funded Maternal, Child Health & Nutrition (MCHN) Activity FHI 360 is implementing the USAID Maternal Child Health and Nutrition (USAID MCHN) Activity, a five-year program (January 2020 to December 2024) designed and funded by USAID to improve maternal, newborn, child health, and nutrition (MNCH) outcomes in Uganda.

The Activity also supports improved delivery of MNCH services in Kampala through strengthening service delivery systems, focusing on the urban poor in both public and private sectors.

FHI 360 will conduct a study on zero-dose and under-immunized communities in the 5 Divisions of KCCA.

Against this background, FHI 360 is seeking Research Assistants on a locum basis.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Support qualitative and quantitative data collection in study sites through consenting study participants.

  • Support survey data collection in identified missed communities in the 5 divisions of KCCA.

  • Conduct and coordinate focus group discussions (FDGs) and in-depth interviews (IDIs) in the 5 Divisions of KCCA.

  • Work closely with your supervisor/Principal investigator to ensure research participants are protected throughout the data collection process.

Qualifications and Competencies

  • A basic diploma or bachelor’s degree in clinical medicine, nursing/midwifery, public health, social sciences, or related disciplines.

  • Experience in EPI service delivery for 1-2 years at district level.

  • Must be registered with their respective professional councils.

  • Minimum of 2 years of research experience with qualitative and quantitative experiences in data collection.

  • Must possess a valid certificate of good clinical practice (GCP).

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills in English and must be able to communicate effectively

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How to Apply

Candidates should submit a cover letter, CV, including salary requirements/expectations by email to: Uganda.procurement@fhi360.org within seven (07) working days from the date of this advert. Please indicate the title of the position in the email subject line. Kindly note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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