3 Fresher Research Officer Job Placements – Makerere University College of Health Sciences, School of Public Health (MakSPH)

By | March 25, 2020

3 Fresher Research Officer Job Placements – Makerere University College of Health Sciences, School of Public Health (MakSPH)

Job Title:       Research Officer (3 Job Placements)

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Organization: Makerere University College of Health Sciences, School of Public Health (MakSPH)

Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

Reports to: Study Principal Investigator

About US:

Makerere University College of Health Sciences, School of Public Health (MakSPH) with support from the World Bank Group is coordinating the Operations Research Program on Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn, Child and Adolescent Health (RMNCAH) in Uganda for a period of one (1) year. RMNCAH seeks to recruit Research Assistants (RAs) and Research Officers (ROs) to support data collection for the different Operations research studies.

Job Summary: The research officer will be responsible for both quantitative and qualitative data collection and management at district, health facility and community levels

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

  • Quantitative data collection o Conduct structured interviews with In-Charges of Health Center IVs o Conduct a retrospective review and abstraction of data from health facility records
  • Make observations and documentation of specific health facility logistics, equipment, infrastructure, etc using a structured check list
  • Qualitative data collection: Conduct key informant interviews (KIIs) with members of the District Health Teams, In-Charges of HC IVs, members of Health Unit Management Committees and local leaders
  • Management and transcriptions of qualitative data

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The applicant must hold a Master’s degree in public health or health services research
  • Bachelor’s degree in a health related field (medicine, nursing, public health, social sciences, etc)
  • Vast expertise in both quantitative and qualitative data collection methods
  • Previous experience in conducting health facility assessments in both private and public health sector
  • A good understanding of the national and district health care system, particularly, functionality of HC IVs will be an added advantage

How to Apply:

All suitably qualified and interested candidates should complete and submit a one page filled form at the link below. All candidates should upload their necessary documents (application letter, CV and academic documents) in the provided sections. Incomplete applications will not be considered

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Deadline: Thursday, March 26, 2020 by 5.00 pm.

NB:Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

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