Research Assistant

Website Nuru Nigeria

Research Assistant at Nuru Nigeria – 20 Openings

Nuru Nigeria is a local NGO with affiliates in the US, Kenya and Ethiopia, and is starting up operations in Nigeria. The mission is to end extreme poverty in remote rural communities. Nuru’s first involvement in Nigeria was established in 2017 and began work in 2018 in Adamawa State, Nigeria with the creation of Nuru Nigeria. The long-term goal of Nuru Nigeria is the establishment of a locally led, self-sustainable, Nigerian NGO which will continue to work with local rural communities indefinitely.
We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Research Assistant

Locations: 5 in Michika, 10 in Hong, 5 in Gombi LGAs in Adamawa State
Employment Type: Temporary Employment
Start Date: July/August, 2021
Duration: 10 Months
Reports To: Monitoring and Evaluation Officer
Slot Required: Twenty (20)
Organization Background

Nuru Nigeria is a local NGO with affiliates in the US, Kenya and Ethiopia, and is starting up operations in Nigeria. The mission is to end extreme poverty in remote rural communities. Nuru’s first involvement in Nigeria was established in 2017 and began work in 2018 in Adamawa State, Nigeria with the creation of Nuru Nigeria.
The long-term goal of Nuru Nigeria is the establishment of a locally led, self-sustainable, Nigerian NGO which will continue to work with local rural communities indefinitely.

Position Description

The Research Assistant (enumerator) will be responsible for primary data collection during surveys, assessments and qualitative studies such as FGD, KII etc for Nuru Nigeria in Michika LGA.

Key Responsibilities
Data Collection:

Support Nuru Nigeria M&E unit in the collection of primary data during surveys, assessment and qualitative studies such as FGD, KII etc
Data Quality:

Ensuring that Nuru Nigeria data collection activities are carried out in line with standard
Guidelines:

Perfect all required data quality checks as instructed during data collection
Documentation:

Proper records and documentation of all survey materials
Daily update on activity progress
Transcribing and translating qualitative data

Requirements

At least a National Diploma, NCE or its equivalent with at least One year of experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified
Speaks, reads and writes fluently in English, Kamwe, Hausa, Huna, Ganda, Kilba& Fulfulde required
Knowledge of operational area
Previous experience as an emergency or Research Assistant working with an NGOs
Proven interest & commitment to humanitarian and development principles and demonstrates understanding of conflict/post conflict development contexts.
Understanding of confidentiality requirements
Resident and familiarity with the terrain in North East Nigeria
Excellent computer application skills, particularly Ms Word & Excel programs
Can operate an android phone
Strong typing skills
Strong attention to detail
Strong analytical skills
Team player with positive attitude
Flexibility in a fast-paced evolving work environment
Good communication and public speaking skills
Ability to work under pressure, independently and with limited supervision while maintaining high level of accuracy
Demonstrate ability to operate in both office and field settings
Prior experience of carrying out surveys, conducting interviews, and undertaking assessments.
Experience implementing electronic data collection methods

Application Closing Date
20th July, 2021.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should submit their Cover Letter and Resume / CV to: recruitment.nurunigeria18@gmail.com Please reference the Job Title and Location on the subject line.

Note

Female candidates are highly encouraged to apply.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

To apply for this job email your details to recruitment.nurunigeria18@gmail.com


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