You should know how to work with informants to make them feel comfortable and allow them to speak candidly as part of the data collection process. You should be aware of ethical considerations in data collection and how they apply in the Ugandan context. For the right candidate, this position can be a stepping stone for a full-time research position over time, depending on the volume of research work Forcier conducts in Uganda.
Forcier is dedicated to building the capacity of researchers within Uganda, and as part of this role you will have the opportunity to work alongside specialists and receive training that will enhance your skills in research, monitoring & evaluation, and project management.
This position will require travel to field locations within Uganda up to 100% of the time of the contract.
A Bachelor's degree in a related field.
Minimum 3 years of experience conducting research in the field. This can either be as a full-time position or a series of project-based positions that add up to 3 years of experience.
Ability to communicate effectively in an English-speaking work environment
Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications and G Suite applications