Research Assistant Supervisor (Temporary Hire) at Jhpiego Nigeria

Jhpiego, an Affiliate of Johns Hopkins University, is a global leader in improving healthcare services for women and their families.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Research Assistant Supervisor

Job ID: 2023-5073
Location: Abuja
Employment Status: Temporary Hire
Category: International Positions

Responsibilities

  • We are looking for an experienced and detail-oriented Research Assistant Supervisor to join our team in Oyo State.
  • The Research Assistant Supervisor will be responsible for overseeing and supporting Research Assistants across multiple wards in Atiba, Iseyin and Ibadan North LGAs, ensuring high-quality data collection and adherence to study protocols.
  • Supervise and support Research Assistants across multiple wards in Atiba, Iseyin and Ibadan North LGAs, ensuring they understand and follow study protocols, SOPs, procedures and ethical standards
  • Conduct regular site visits to monitor and evaluate data quality and provide feedback to Research Assistants
  • Review data entered by research assistant for accuracy and completeness before sending to the study server
  • Ensure timely and accurate data entry, verification and validation, and troubleshoot issues related to data collection and management
  • Provide regular feedback to the Research Assistants on the progress of data collection.
  • Coordinate with the M&E/Program Officer to ensure that the study is progressing as planned and that all data collection activities are on track
  • Support with the organization and facilitation of Focus Group Discussion and KII sessions
  • Co-facilitate refresher training and capacity building of Research Assistants
  • Support  the M&E/Program Officer in periodic data analysis and progress report of study implementation
  • Support the Program/M&E officer in monitoring and supervising study site compliance with protocol
  • Conduct regular site and community visits to monitor and evaluate data quality and provide feedback to Research Assistants
  • Ensure timely and accurate data entry, verification and validation, and troubleshoot issues related to data collection and management
  • Providing guidance and support to Research Assistants to ensure that they are effectively communicating with study participants and caregivers, and collecting complete and accurate data
  • Assume data collection and other roles of research assistant when necessary and based on needs

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree of HND in a health-related field, Social Sciences or a related field as a minimum
  • At least 2 years of experience in research project management, data collection and analysis
  • Experience in supervising and training research assistants in field data collection
  • Strong organizational, interpersonal and communication skills
  • Familiarity with electronic data collection tools such as ODK and REDCap
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment.
  • Must be resident in the study LGAs in Oyo state; this is a prerequisite.
  • Knowledge of polio immunization programs in Nigeria is an added advantage.

Salary Range
N14,000 per day (inclusive of transportation and communication)

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Note: This is a field-based position and will require travel within the study LGAs.

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