War Child Senior Research Coordinator Jobs 2024 – Uganda NGO Jobs

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War Child Senior Research Coordinator Jobs 2024 – Uganda NGO Jobs.

War Child Uganda looking for “Senior Research Coordinator”.

Applicants with a degree in University Degree may apply on or before April 25, 2024.

War Child International is a network of three independent non-governmental organisations: War Child UK, War Child Holland, and War Child Canada, each legally, operationally, and financially independent but sharing a common brand identity and mission to support children and young people affected by armed conflict and war. They work with parents, caregivers, community members, NGOs, governments, corporations, and other partners worldwide to ensure children have access to protection as well as education and psychosocial support. War Child has its work rooted in the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child.

The War Child has published a job vacancy announcement on April 10, 2024 for qualified Uganda’s to fill in the vacant post of Senior Research Coordinator to be based in Kampala, Uganda.

War Child Job Vacancy 2024

Roles and Responsibilities

Provide technical and process support for War Child’s PlayMatters research program

  • With guidance from the Senior Researcher/Deputy Project Director for Research at, and in collaboration with the R&D team and research collaborators, implement the research agenda.
  • Ensure all research activities are implemented according to internationally accepted ethical and accountability to affected communities’ standards and in accordance with War Child and IRC codes of conduct and child safeguarding policies
  • Provide oversight and quality assurance for data management standards and procedures to support War Child’s PlayMatters research.

Position in Organization:

  • Position: Senior Research Coordinator
  • Location: Kampala, Uganda
  • Total Vacancy: 01


  • MA degree in a relevant discipline (monitoring and evaluation , social science)
  • Minimum 4 years of relevant human subjects primary research experience (e.g. child-focused MHPSS, SEL, play-based programs, social sciences research with refugee populations)
  • Minimum 4 years of research/programme implementation experience in East Africa
  • Minimum 4 years of experience in supervision and mentoring of research staff and students


  • Significant experience with different study designs,in any case experience with randomised control trials is required
  • Familiarity with implementation research design and methodologies
  • Knowledge of and linkages with research networks, structures, and systems in East Africa
  • Demonstrated technical knowledge related to MHPSS or learning through play
  • Advanced familiarity with SPSS or STATA, Dedoose
  • Demonstrated understanding of factors affecting conflict-affected children and families in East Africa


  • Planning, sequencing, and coordination of complex multi-site processes
  • Excellent communication skills in English (oral and written)
  • Cultural sensitivity and competency
  • Flexibility, and ability to adapt processes to varying contexts
  • Practicality and ability to link research processes with program and service provision goals
  • Able to work and influence across organisations, geographies, and cultures
  • Able to think through randomisation and sampling issues
  • Enjoys mentoring and supervising emerging researchers and students

How to Apply War Child Senior Research Coordinator 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://warchild.onlinevacatures.nl/en/job/143833

The Closing Date: April 25, 2024.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

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