EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES - RESEARCH ASSISTANT (15 POST)
About the Organization
OverviewTanzania Institute of Monitoring and Evaluation (TIME) is a Training and consultancy company that
provides practical solutions to social problems through sound analysis, proven management techniques, and creative implementation in Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) field for the Local and International development programmes, projects, and institutions. Our work covers a range of sectors, including Governance, Climate Change, Health and HIV/AIDS, Private Sector Development and Social Development.
Our vision is to be a model of excellence in the delivery of quality Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E)
services for improving theory and practice in programme Monitoring and Evaluation.
We are currently seeking Research Assistants based in Tanzania, to assist with Qualitative data collection that will be conducted in 7 Regions (Lindi, Mtwara, Ruvuma, Mwanza, Mara, Geita and Kagera). Candidates must be Tanzanian citizens and have previous experience with large survey data collection in rural Tanzania, preferably related to School Projects. Only individuals are eligible to apply; firms/organizations are not eligible to apply as an entity.
Research Assistants will work as part of a team led by Tanzania Institute of Monitoring and Evaluation (TIME).Research Assistants will participate in an initial training in Dar es Salaam and then conduct data collection in 7 regions. Applicants must be available to travel to and work on this assignment full-time in the named Regions above for the duration of the survey data collection, an estimated three weeks. Costs of
travel will be covered by the project.
Expected start date: 17th October, 2016
Expected end date: 4
th November, 2016
Period of Performance: 3 weeks
Level of effort: 21 days
Qualifications and Experience
Social sciences university degree or higher diploma
Previous experience conducting
Face-to-face interviews as part of a large scale survey
Research or program evaluations related to school projects,
Structured and in-depth interviews with consenting subjects.
Audio-record the in-depth interview.
Transcribing and translating transcripts from in-depth interviews.
Developing a codebook for the qualitative data, and assist in coding the transcripts.
Demonstrated knowledge of research ethics and quality assurance practice
Ability to work well in a team under tight deadlines in challenging environments
Strong interpersonal, communications, and problem solving skills
Must be fluent in English and Kiswahili.
Must have experience in conducting research data collection – both quantitative and qualitative methods.
Ability and availability to travel to the field.
Qualified persons should send Cover letter, CVs, and contact addresses of three referees to:
firstname.lastname@example.org . Deadline for application is 14th October 2016.
For further inquiries you can also Contact,
Tanzania Institute of Monitoring and Evaluation (TIME)
P. O. Box 11807
Dar es Salaam
Mobile No: +255 621 123 456.
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