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Senior Research Associate


This is a Full-time position in Uganda posted January 25, 2022.

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# Job Description

BRAC is a global leader in creating large-scale opportunities for the poor.
Founded in Bangladesh in 1972, it is now one of the world’s largest
development organizations, touching the lives of an estimated 138 million
people in 11 countries across Asia and Africa. BRAC is a global leader in
developing cost-effective, evidence-based programs, and has been ranked the #1
NGO in the world for the last five years consecutively by NGO Advisor. For
more information, please visit BRAC’s website, Starting from a
modest launch in 2006, Uganda is the site of BRAC is largest and fastest
scale-up in Africa. BRAC in Uganda, is comprised of three legal entitles i.e.
BRAC Uganda NGO; BRAC Uganda Bank Limited BUBL and BRAC Social Business
Enterprise Uganda Limited BSBE.

BRAC Uganda NGO operates in: 1 Agriculture, Food Security & Livelihood; 2
Program; 3 Ultra Poor Graduation /Disability inclusion; 4 Education & youth
Empowerment – inclusive of scholarship programs; 5 Emergence Preparedness
Response; and 6 Gender Equality and women development. We are operating in
114 districts in Uganda. BRAC Uganda country office is located at Plot 880,
Heritage Road Nsambya.

Independent Evaluation & Research Cell IERC
The IERC conducts research and evaluation, nationally representative surveys,
and other process documentation on multi-sectoral topics in the diverse
contexts in Africa and Asia. With technical supervision from the Brac
Institute of Governance and Development BIGD under Brac University, IERC
generates knowledge for policy actors on the relevance, impact, and
sustainability of BRAC programs and beyond. IERC works with development and
academic partners to evaluate approaches to solving development problems, to
communicate what works and does not work in scale

Job Title: Senior Research Associate Re- advertised
Positions: 01
Location: Country Office – Nsambya

Core Roles and Responsibilities
1\. Design research both qualitative and quantitative, write project
proposals, development research protocols, and secure Institutional review
board IRB formalities.
2\. Conduct data processing, data analysis, and data presentation
3\. Write quality research reports for donor reporting, external communication
and peerreviewed publications
4\. Lead implementation of research projects with & without analytic supports
from PIs
5\. Make publication and policy briefs for external audience and advocacy
6\. Manage multiple research projects with due action plans and budget
7\. Monitor the progress of the study to ensure protocol compliance with and
adherence to the project plan.
8\. Identify, evaluate and rectify problems including working with the
internal and external team members to ensure efficient research management.
9\. Lead and facilitate grant and finance management of the projects
10\. Presentation of the research at appropriate local, regional, national and
international meetings and conferences
11\. Work hand in hand with data manager and field team to ensure quality data
and research protocols including data protection.

Safe guarding roles.
• Ensuring the safety of team members from any harm, abuse, neglect,
harassment and exploitation to achieve the program’s goals on safeguarding
implementation. Act as a key source of support, guidance and expertise on
safeguarding for establishing a safe working environment.
• Practice, promote and endorse the issues of safeguarding policy among team
members and ensure the implementation of safe guarding standards in every
course of action.
• Follow the safeguarding reporting procedure in case any reportable incident
takes place, encourage others to do so.

Required Qualifications and Skills
The position requires Master’s Degree in Economics, Development Studies,
Social Sciences, Public Health, Statistics, or any other related subject.
Bachelor degree can be considered only when at least 3 years’ of directly
relevant experience is demonstrated. Certificate in research methodology –
study designs, data analysis is added advantage. Successful candidate should
also have interest in mixed methods of research. Professional level experience
and expertise in data analysis, interpretation of data, and good knowledge on
at least one of the packages – STATA, SPSS, R, NVivo or Atlas.Ti are
mandatory. Knowledge of digital data management like ODK/SurveyCTO, recorders,
is considered as value. Capacity to manage the technical, logistical aspects
of several research projects, and ability to write research proposals,
reports, and publications.

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Email:: [email protected]

Interested candidates should send their Application, CV and academic documents
as one document addressed to the Head Human Resources by email to
**[email protected]** Deadline is Wednesday, 4 February 2022. The subject
must be the name of the position applied for strictly when submitting. Only
complete applications will be accepted, and only shortlisted candidates will
be contacted.

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