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World Vision

Community Engagement And Development Assistant

Kampala, Uganda

Closing: Jun 3, 2022

10 days remaining

Published: May 23, 2022 (1 day ago)

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Education and Experience:

• A Ph.D. in Social Science (Public Health, Sociology, Social Anthropology, etc) or related field with application to infectious disease research preferred. Ongoing PhD candidates or Masters level researchers with significant experience may be considered • A proven research record extending to study design, data collection, analysis, and peer-reviewed outputs, required • Strong qualitative research training and experience, required • Proficiency in qualitative data management and analysis software, required • High proficiency with Microsoft applications (Word, Excel and PowerPoint), required • Experience in application of quantitative and mixed methods research, preferred • Experience in team leadership, planning, mentoring, and managing performance of researchers of various levels, required • Experience managing financial resources, required • Strong supervisory and management skills, required • Willingness to reside near field study sites, required • Experience with malaria vector control research, preferred. Desirable attributes: • Excellent organizational skills, attention to detail, and a focus on quality of work • Ability to prioritize work, take initiative and work with minimal direction • Ability to manage multiple methods and study sites concurrently • Ability to manage schedules, meet deadlines, and communicate challenges/delays in a timely manner • Adaptability to changes in work duties, responsibilities, and requirements • Ability to work independently and collaboratively with colleagues • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with ability to make sound judgment and decisions and offer innovative solutions • Strong relations management abilities. Ability to relate to people at all levels internally and externally. Strategic in how you approach each relationship. • Good presentation and facilitation skills • Proactive, resourceful, solutions-oriented and results-oriented


Responsibilities

Education and Experience:

• A Ph.D. in Social Science (Public Health, Sociology, Social Anthropology, etc) or related field with application to infectious disease research preferred. Ongoing PhD candidates or Masters level researchers with significant experience may be considered • A proven research record extending to study design, data collection, analysis, and peer-reviewed outputs, required • Strong qualitative research training and experience, required • Proficiency in qualitative data management and analysis software, required • High proficiency with Microsoft applications (Word, Excel and PowerPoint), required • Experience in application of quantitative and mixed methods research, preferred • Experience in team leadership, planning, mentoring, and managing performance of researchers of various levels, required • Experience managing financial resources, required • Strong supervisory and management skills, required • Willingness to reside near field study sites, required • Experience with malaria vector control research, preferred. Desirable attributes: • Excellent organizational skills, attention to detail, and a focus on quality of work • Ability to prioritize work, take initiative and work with minimal direction • Ability to manage multiple methods and study sites concurrently • Ability to manage schedules, meet deadlines, and communicate challenges/delays in a timely manner • Adaptability to changes in work duties, responsibilities, and requirements • Ability to work independently and collaboratively with colleagues • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with ability to make sound judgment and decisions and offer innovative solutions • Strong relations management abilities. Ability to relate to people at all levels internally and externally. Strategic in how you approach each relationship. • Good presentation and facilitation skills • Proactive, resourceful, solutions-oriented and results-oriented


• Supervise social science data collection team, comprised of Assistant Research Officers

• Plan and execute community entry activities in consultation with AEGIS Program Manager II.

• Maintain regular communication and coordinate with Social Science study principal investigators at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health (JHSPH)

• Lead development of and training for study Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and ensure adherence to SOPs by all members of the study team, in line with the study protocol and in collaboration with JHSPH

• Lead planning and implementation of data collection

• In collaboration with the Data Manager and JHSPH partners, monitor study data to ensure the quality and completeness of the data submitted

• Review transcripts and provide feedback on data quality to social science data collection team on an ongoing basis • Facilitate weekly debriefing meetings with social science data collection team to identify emergent themes and opportunities to build on previous research findings

• Implement capacity-building efforts to increase and expand the skills of the social science study team

• Participate in planning meetings and scheduled conference calls with the study team and study partners

• Participate in social science data analysis and dissemination, including manuscript and report writing in collaboration with JHSPH and other study partners


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