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11 Jan 2019

Full-time Action Against Hunger: Research Assistant Recruitment

Nigeria Job bucket Staff Anywhere

Job Description

Action Against Hunger works to save lives by combating hunger and diseases that threaten the lives of vulnerable communities, through nutrition, food security, water and sanitation, health and advocacy.

The Job : Research Assistant

Job Status: Full Time Job,Graduate/Exp

Remuneration: Attractive,

Location: Nigeria

Job Profile

Location: Damaturu, Yobe
Start Date: ASAP

Objective 1

  • Collect qualitative and quantitative information and program data at LGA level through surveys, assessments, post distribution monitoring, and regular market monitoring under supervision of the Research   Officer and M&E Manager.

Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Quantify methods and identify data sources for program performance and impact indicators, in conjunction with respective program component teams (FSL/social protection, WASH and Nut).
  • Assist in conducting project baseline, end line and progress surveys, ensuring appropriate sample size and sampling survey methods, data collection procedures, and data verification through periodic site visits.
  • Facilitate training of CVs and partners, and participate in the sensitization of beneficiaries in collaboration with program teams.

Objective 2

  • Support in collating and analysing monitoring data, as well as report on findings from monitoring activities for direct reporting to the Research Officer.

Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Ensure proper monitoring of implementation of the program, focusing on overall research   framework of the program at LGA level.
  • Present and analyze data based on information needs of project team and partners and support in data base management. Complete and submit monthly report.
  • Provide support to improve monitoring and reporting mechanism through revised monitoring and reporting framework, through collaboration with the program team at LGA level

Objective 3

  • Work with program teams to ensure that information relating to Action Against Hunger and program activities is shared widely within LGAs and provide for beneficiary feedback in line with relevant guidelines and frameworks.

Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Under guidance of Research Officer work in a close collaboration with the FSL program team in the LGA (whenever required) for resolving complex programme-related issues and information delivery.
  • Collaboratewithgovernmentpartnerstoensurethesmooth implementation of the program delivery.
  • Support  the  program  team  in  facilitating  the  process  of  setting  up Complaint   Response  Mechanism at Ward/ LGA   level and handling complaint/ feedback at LGA level

Objective 4

  • Provide support to the programs at LGA level and within the communities specific to the RESEARCH responsibilities  outlined by the RESEARCHOfficer and RESEARCH Deputy Program Manager.

Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Under guidance of Research Officer work in a close collaboration with the  program team in the LGA (whenever required) for resolving complex programme-related issues and information delivery.
  • Collaboratewithgovernmentpartnerstoensurethesmooth implementation of the program delivery.
  • Support  the  program team in facilitating the process of setting up Complaint Response Mechanism at Ward/ LGA  level and handling complaint/ feedback at LGA level.

Internal & External Relationship
Internal:

  • Research   Officer and Deputy Program Manager: Technical hierarchical relationship- exchange of information, collaboration, coordination

External:

  • Field team: exchange of information, collaboration and coordination.
  • Other partners/stake holders, e.g. LGAs, GoN agencies, donors:  exchange of information, research   reports, collaboration and coordination

Qualifications

  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics, Rural Development, Business, Administration, Statistics, Demography or related subject, with previous experience working in humanitarian projects.
  • Minimum of 1 year of proven experience in the research or M&E of humanitarian or development programs.

Skills & Experience
Essential:

  • Experience in data collection, collation, analysis, and report writing (Mobile Data Collection a strong advantage).
  • Commitment to and understanding of Action Against Hunger aims, values and principles.
  • Professional, good organizational capacity, good human relationships and team spirit, motivated, open, creative, mature, responsible, flexible and, culturally sensitive.
  • Microsoft Office Skills (Outlook, Excel, Power Point, Word).
  • Willing and able to be based and travel regularly within remote areas, where services are limited.
  • Fluency in location local language (Fulani/Kanuri) and English.

Preferred:

  • Previous research experience
  • Good knowledge of the intervention area/s and local economy
  • Previous experience with Action Against Hunger.
  • Previous humanitarian programming experience

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Job Categories: Research Jobs In Nigeria. Job Types: Full-time. Job Tags: Action Against Hunger jobs and Research Assistant Recruitment. Salaries: N300,000 - N400,000.

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