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DRC Research Team Leader Jobs 2024 – Uganda NGO Jobs.

DRC Uganda looking for “Research Team Leader”.

Applicants with a University Degree may apply on or before January 28, 2024.

Founded in 1956, the Danish Refugee Council (DRC) is Denmark’s largest, and a leading international NGO – one of the few with a specific expertise in forced displacement. In 40 countries 9,000 employees protect, advocate and build sustainable futures for refugees and other displacement affected people and communities. DRC works during displacement at all stages: In the acute crisis, in exile, when settling and integrating in a new place, or upon return.

The DRC has published a job vacancy announcement on January 17, 2024 for qualified Uganda’s to fill in the vacant post of Research Team Leader to be based in Kampala, Uganda.

Recruiter Danish Refugee Council (DRC)
Position Research Team Leader
Location Rhino Camp, Uganda
Country Uganda
Total Vacant Post N/A
Qualification University Degree
Experience Required Minimum Five years
Application Deadline January 28, 2024

DRC Job Vacancy 2024


The post-holder will be responsible for the following:

  • Provide technical and programmatic leadership for research assistants
  • Attend onboarding and comprehensive training in anthropological methodology
  • Conduct training of the team in data management, filing, new SOPs and other topics when required.
  • Support and coordinate anthropological field research conducted by the Research Assistants.
  • Assist the PM in ensuring quality of the planning, implementation and follow-up of activities
  • Support and coordinate setup of trainings and events in the field.
  • Share weekly report with PM including ethnographic fieldnotes (and interviews when relevant) to inform supervision session
  • Attend bi-monthly planning/status meetings with MEAL manager (and PM online)
  • Provide contributions to progress reports, and other donor reports and data dissemination products
  • Organize and facilitate capacity building plan to Research Assistants based on identified needs
  • Take responsibility of arranging all logistics and procurement relating to the annual events, meetings and trainings.
  • In collaboration with the finance officer, monitor financial commitments and expenditures against budgets and provide timely feedback on budget follow ups.
  • Build strong collaboration with DRC Administration, Logistics, and Finance Departments and the Project Manager to ensure cross team collaboration.
  • Maintain/establish rapport with government authorities, UN agencies, international and local NGOs as required.
  • Accountable for people management of the Research Assistants in line with DRC’s performance management system
  • Accountable for ensuring that agreed work plans and tasks set by the PM are implemented on time
  • Support recruitment processes
  • Support donor visits to the field
  • Uphold DRC’s code of conduct, Values, and principles of accountability.

Position in Organization:

  • Job title: Research Team Leader
  • Reporting to: Program Manager – ASPIRE
  • Location: Rhino Camp


  • Training in Anthropology or related field / similar or equivalent practical experience.
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in working with refugees, vulnerable communities and project management and preferably ethnographic research.
  • Training in Anthropology or related field / similar or equivalent practical experience
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Experience with ethnographic research methodology and interview
  • Previous staff management experience
  • Experience living and working in Rhino Camp/ similar setting
  • Understanding of protection, conflict sensitivity and peacebuilding
  • Strong commitment to gender equality
  • Experience of working with local or national Non‐Governmental organizations;
  • Good communication skills and ability to conduct training and awareness;
  • Computer skills; Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point
  • Good organizational skills.

Languages (indicate fluency level)

  • Full professional proficiency in English and Juba Arabic
  • Lugbara, Kakwa, Dinka or Nuer proficiency

How to Apply DRC Research Team Leader Jobs 2024

Interested candidates who meet the required qualifications and experience are invited to submit updated CV of not more than four (4) pages and cover letter explaining their motivation and why they are suited for the post.

We only accept applications sent via our online-application form on www.drc.dk under Vacancies. Applications close on 28th January 2024.

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