30 Youth Researchers job at Restless Development

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Vacancy title:
30 Youth Researchers

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Nonprofit, and NGO , Category: Management ]

Jobs at:

Restless Development

Deadline of this Job:
10 July 2022  

Duty Station:
Within Uganda , Arua , East Africa

Date Posted: Wednesday, July 06, 2022 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

Restless Development in partnership with CARE International in Uganda, Centre for Reproductive Rights, and Youth Coalition for Sexual and Reproductive Health & Rights, is implementing a seven-year project; Sexual and Reproductive Health and Economic Empowerment supporting out of school adolescent girls’ rights and skills (SHE SOARS) in Arua city, Terego, Madi-Okollo and Kampala districts. The SHE SOARS project seeks to increase enjoyment of sexual related human rights by the most marginalised and vulnerable women and girls’ rights holders particularly out of school adolescent girls. Therefore, we are looking for young people passionate about sexual reproductive health and research to be part of this exciting work as youth researchers. Your role as a Youth Research As a Youth Researcher, you will support the implementation of the project in the districts Arua in Ayivu Division and particularly in; Pajulu sub County, Adumi sub County, Tadamu sub County as well as Terego and Madi-Okollo district, and you will take the lead of the entire research cycle i.e., conduct data collection, participate in the analysis of findings and reporting.

Below are the specific roles and responsibilities; For more information on Restless Development’s mission, values and work, please visit: www.restlessdevelopment.org.
Attending foundation trainings for both the qualitative and quantitative research
• Mobilise respondents
• Carryout data collection as per the agreed upon targets/deliverables
• Ensure high quality of data collected by cleaning it
• Carry out transcription of collected data
• Participate in the analysis workshop
• Conduct validation exercises
• Ensure the safety of fellow researchers and the community members

Key Priorities
• Research Questions and Training (20%)
• Attend a 4-day training, to equip you with the skills to complete this work.
• Participate actively during the training sessions and related activities.
• Provide feedback on the research tools/instruments to ensure they align with youth priorities.
• Data Collection (60%)
• Collect survey data independently, ethically, and accurately from young people in communities
• Together with your data collection team, manage and update your data collection work plan
• Ensure that all data is effectively uploaded to the data collection platform
• Data Analysis and Interpretation (20%)
• Attend a 3-day analysis workshop, to identify key trends arising in the data
• Provide your own interpretation of the data collected, based on what’s presented in the workshop
• Be available for follow-up and assist in collating the findings from the analysis workshop
• Other
• You will also be given an opportunity to participate in sharing our research findings with partners and other key stakeholders at district level as well as national policy-makers.
• Other duties as required.

Skills and Experience essential
• Completed at least O levels
• Aged between 18-24 years
• Current resident of Arua city particularly In Arua She soars will be working in Ayivu Division and particularly in; Pajulu sub County, Adumi sub County, Tadamu sub County as well as Terego and Madi-Okollo district.
• Passionate about research and sexual reproductive health Desirable
• Prior social science research experience preferred, but not required
• Fluent in English, Lugbara, Kiswahili, Alur, Arabic

Job Experience: No Requirements

Work Hours: 8

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree

Job application procedure
Please send a completed application form to [email protected]   or drop it by our offices in Arua, Block A, Plot 4 Ceaser Ocama Close, Arua Municipality by 10 th July 2022. Please note that we do not accept CVs, resumes or cover letters.
Interviews are scheduled to take place in the week of 18 th July, after which you will be informed of whether you are moving forward to the interview round.

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