Wednesday, 16 March 2016

COUNTDOWN Research Officers at Sightsavers Nigeria

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Sightsavers Nigeria - COUNTDOWN is a research study funded by DFID led by Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine (LSTM) and is aimed at illustrating the importance of multidisciplinary approaches in addressing the complexity and challenges of implementing Neglected Tropical.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: COUNTDOWN Research Officer

Location:
 COUNTDOWN Research Officer Kaduna, Kaduna State 

Job Description 
The Research Officer will be responsible for managing the daily and implementation of the research activities of the COUNTDOWN in Ogun State for the period of 2016-2020. 

Description of Post/Responsibilities

  • Responsible for quality assurance of research conducted in Ogun State under the COUNTDOWN research project.
  • Facilitate obtaining relevant ethical approvals in Ogun State and ensure ethical standards are followed in all research implemented.
  • Responsible for data collection to a high qtiality (quantitative and qualitative data), as per the study work plan
  • Responsible for recordkeeping of research data collected (soft and hard copies) and ensure all information is kept secure and as per agreed procedures (as outlined in ethical protocol)
  • Participate and Support the development of systems for monitoring and evaluating the performance of the COUNTDOWN project in Ogun State.
  • Monitors and supervises the progress of the research in the state using appropriate tools
  • Represent COUNTDOWN project at appropriate Forums in Ogun State.
Qualifications and Experience
  • Degree in relevant field (Social Sciences, Biological Sciences, Public Health, Epidemiology or similar)
  • Experience in implementing research studies using both quantitative and qualitative methodologies
  • Minimum of three years of programme/ project management, ideally in a research setting/environment
  • Technical knowledge of one or more of the five Preventive Chemotherapy Treatments (PCT) NTDs
  • Experience of monitoring and evaluation
  • Excellent communication skill
Application Closing Date
28th March, 2016.

How to Apply 
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to Download Application Form

Click here to Download Equal Opportunities Form

These 2 (Two) Separate documents should be completed and sent to:jobs@sightsavers.org