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  • Posted: Apr 3, 2024
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    The International Rescue Committee is a global humanitarian aid, relief and development nongovernmental organization.
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    Research Assistant

    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.

    Minimum Qualifications:

    • 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.

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