Qualitative Data collectors –  Reach Ethiopia Vacancy Announcement

Qualitative Data collectors –  Reach Ethiopia Vacancy Announcement, February 16 2024

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Organization: Reach Ethiopia

Position: Qualitative Data collectors

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Employment: Contract

Date of Announcement: February 15 2024

Deadline: February 25 2024

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Job Description

 

Brief introduction:

REACH Ethiopia is a registered Ethiopian nonprofit organization dedicated to community development by executing innovative and targeted projects, delivering high-quality health services to underprivileged communities. Since its establishment in 2013, REACH Ethiopia has implemented more than 16 projects and harmoniously worked with over 19 partners worldwide. The organization has proven its capacity in taking up new initiatives and carefully executing them to retain good practice and disseminate the learning to partners. REACH Ethiopia is currently implementing multiple TB related activities at national and regional level.

REACH Ethiopia, in collaboration with Tigray Regional Health Bureau, is implementing Stop TB Partnership funded project entitled “Identifying and Recommending CRG related TB service Barriers and Ensuring Community Engagement at war affected Zone of Tigray” with the primary goal of ensuring patient centered TB program. The project focuses its activities in two Zones of the region to reach more than 2.6 million population.

REACH Ethiopia is seeking an experienced consultant to lead the operational research activity planned to assess community, right and gender barrier among war affected community by using mixed study design. The purpose of this consultancy service is to assist the REACH Ethiopia Team in the effective management of this operational study.

Duties and Responsibilities

 

Qualitative Data Collectors (6 Individuals): Under the study coordinator and supervisors, the qualitative study collector will execute the following activities: –

  • Attend the research assistance training in person on February 26-27, 2024, at Mekele Town.
  • Prepare micro plans in order to conduct data collection including logistics for the data collection.
  • Communicate Zonal and Woreda TB program experts in order to assist the movement in the catchment area.
  • Conduct a key informant interview as per the protocol.
  • Conduct quality focus group discussions (FGD) with key populations as per the protocol.
  • Properly document the interviews and FGDs
  • Transcribe the records from local language to English;
  • Properly utilize equipment for qualitative data collection;
  • Collect and manage data files including interview and focus group transcripts as per the protocol; transcribe and clean interviews in a timely manner.
  • Regularly communicate and coordinate with study coordinator and rest of study team to ensure data collection progresses smoothly.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Employment type: Short term contract

Number of positions: 12 (6 Qualitative and 4 Quantitative Data Collectors and 2 Supervisors)

Location: Tigray Region, Central and Northwest Zones

Payment rate: As per the scale of the organization

Duration: 10 Days 

Duration of work: – 10 Days (February 19-28, 2024)

 

Location: Addis Ababa, Dire Dawa and Harari all TB key affected population residence areas.

Job Requirements

 

Required educational Qualification.

  • At least BSc in field of health science from recognized College/University or equivalent.

Work Experience required.

  • Five and above years of relevant work experience after graduation and with at least six months of experience in research related activities.
  • Work experience in TB control program is an asset.

Desirable:

  • Relevant Experience as supervisor or data collector for clinical research, Survey and surveillance
  • Good Computer-Assisted Personal Interviews (CAPI) skills
  • Aware of the existing health system structure particularly on TB prevention and control program
  • Good communication and teamwork experience
  • Fluency in written and spoken Tigrigna languages spoken at the project implementation area.
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How to Apply

 

Qualified individuals interested in these positions can apply by following our 3 steps application process: One person can apply only for one position.

Fill out the mandatory application form using the following link: Research Assistance Application Form   It will only take 5 to 10 minutes.

Attach your updated CV and application letter through the system.

Check your email and make sure you receive an automatic response acknowledging receipt of your application which means your application was successful.

If you encounter any challenges while using the system, please reach out to our HR officer at +251911040271.

The application deadline is February 19, 2024. We’ll call or e-mail you back if there is good fit on both sides.

REACH Ethiopia is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from qualified individuals regardless of race, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, or disability. 

 

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