IRC Research Assistant Jobs 2024 – Kenya NGO Jobs

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IRC Research Assistant Jobs 2024 – Kenya NGO Jobs.

IRC Kenya looking for “Research Assistant”.

Applicants with a degree in Bachelor Degree may apply on or before May 13, 2024.

The International Rescue Committee (IRC) is a global humanitarian aid, relief, and development nongovernmental organization. Founded in 1933 as the International Relief Association, at the request of Albert Einstein, and changing its name in 1942 after amalgamating with the similar Emergency Rescue Committee, the IRC provides emergency aid and long-term assistance to refugees and those displaced by war, persecution, or natural disaster.

The IRC has published a job vacancy announcement on May 04, 2024 for qualified Kenyans to fill in the vacant post of Research Assistant to be based in Lodwar, Kenya.

IRC Job Vacancy 2024

Statement of Work:

The Research Assistants will be expected to perform the following roles (not limited to).

  • Participate in the training on RCT methodologies.
  • Client mobilization, registration, and recruitment.
  • Client info sessions, onboarding, and monitoring.
  • Maintain communication with the RCT clients including attending to their inquiries.
  • Data collection.
  • Business verification and spot checks.
  • Ensure compliance with organizational performance standards, code of conduct, and safeguarding policy.
  • Adhere to confidentiality procedures and policies when collecting, storing, and sharing data.
  • Report writing.
  • Keep the supervisor appraised of all outputs, feedback and issues arising from the project activities conducted.
  • Interaction with Principal Investigators.
  • Translation and transcription as required by the research team.
  • To perform other duties as assigned and agreed upon with the supervisor.

Position in Organization:

  • Requisition ID: req51672
  • Job Title: Research Assistant
  • Sector: Monitoring & Evaluation
  • Employment Category: Fixed Term
  • Employment Type: Full-Time
  • Open to Expatriates: Not Applicable
  • Location: Lodwar, Kenya

Qualification:

  • Degree or Diploma in Education, International Development, Anthropology, Sociology, Linguistics, Community Development, Economics, Entrepreneurship,
  • Business Administration, or a related field.
  • Experience in data collection, analysis, or research dissemination desirable.
  • Minimum 1-year research experience, specifically implementing research activities in Randomized Controlled Trials (RCTs).
  • Language skills: Strong preference to candidates who speaks Somali, Oromo and French. Refugees are strongly encouraged to apply
  • Experience working with refugee communities in urban settings.
  • Experience managing data collection and concrete knowledge of open-source tools such as ODK collect, KoBo Toolbox, Survey CTO or CommCare platforms.
  • Excellent people skills. Approachable personality and patience to connect with clients and address their unique needs.
  • Strong communication and report-writing skills.
  • Flexible approach to the changing nature of work and ability to adapt to rapidly changing work demands and expectations.
  • Ability to work effectively both independently and within a multicultural team.
  • Computer skills, especially Ms. Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.

How to Apply IRC Research Assistant Jobs 2024

Note: Before you apply, please download (link is given below) the full advertisement and read it carefully.

Then to apply, go to https://rescue.csod.com/ux/ats/careersite/1/home/requisition/51672?c=rescue&source=unjobs

The Closing Date: May 13, 2024.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

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