Project Assistant Officer - Research

Job Description

Title: Project Assistant Officer - Research

Company Name: Action Contre la Faim (ACF)

Vacancy: Not specific

Job Location: Cox's Bazar (Teknaf, Ukhia)

Employment Status: Contractual

Educational Requirements:
∎ Bachelors degree in any discipline with prior experience in data collection.

Experience Requirements:
∎ At least 1 year(s)
∎ The applicants should have experience in the following area(s): Data Collection, Survey

Job Context:
∎ Duration: 31 March 2022
∎ Start Date: 1 October 2021
∎ Contract Type: Fixed Term
∎ The successful candidate will be responsible for quantitative data collection.

Job Responsibilities:
∎ Data collection: interview target people and complete the questionnaires of the study:
∎ Explain to caregivers the purpose and process of the research project
∎ Observe and collect information of participants in terms of mental health and nutritional status from the psychosocial workers and nutrition enumerators.
∎ Liase with psychosocial worker and nutrition team to select target people for interview
∎ Interview participants in local language and complete questionnaires legibly
∎ Attend training on research ethics and quantitative approach to data collection.
∎ Conduct pre-testing and interviews comitting to ethical and confidentiality procedures, including blindness regarding research treatments and collect data properly
∎ Conduct data collection using electronic devices throught KOBO.
∎ Report regularly on the status of data collection in the field:
∎ Commit to the planned working schedule.
∎ Develop initiatives for good organization of data collection.
∎ Report regularly to the data manager, in particular if difficulties arise on the ground (bad data collection, difficulties in maintaining the calendar, etc.)
∎ Work in collaboration with the data manager to ensure that the data are well entered and compiled
∎ Inform in case of difficulties regarding the testing procedure
∎ Regularly communicate and report to the research manager regarding any issues, challenges difficulties and necessary updates from the field.
∎ Organize adequate timing and meetings for data collection with the targe groupd.
∎ Ensure good collaboration with facilities regarding the time and place for the data collection.
∎ Attend weekly team meeting and update the progress
∎ Support to the data entry and management
∎ Provide significant support to the Data manager, including ongoing verification of data entered during the data entry process
∎ Ensure that the collected data is properly managed and stored maintaining confidentiality

Additional Requirements:
∎ Both males and females are allowed to apply
∎ Fluency in Bengali and Chittagonian dialect
∎ Knowledge of data collection tools: KOBO, MS Excell
∎ Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Salary: Tk. 36574 (Monthly)

Compensation & Other Benefits:
∎ Festival Bonus: 02 basic salary per year.
∎ Provident Fund: 7.5% of Basic Salary.
∎ End of Contract Benefits: As per organization policy.
∎ Medical coverage: 80% hospitalization coverage medical expenses (max limit BDT 120,000 per year).
∎ Group Life insurance and Group Personal Accidental Insurance
∎ Maternity Benefit: 3 (three) basic salary.
∎ Birth Allowance, Marriage Allowance, etc.

Job Source: Online Job Posting.

Application Deadline: 19 Sep 2021

Company Information:
∎ 12 Sep 2021
∎ Action Contre la Faim (ACF)
∎ Address : Orin Tower, House # 23, Road # 113/A, Gulshan - 2, Dhaka 1212
∎ Web :
∎ Business : Action Contre la Faim | Action Against Hunger is a humanitarian non-Governmental, non-political, neutral and non-profit international organization (INGO) that was established in France in 1979 to deliver aid in countries throughout the world. The aim of Action Against Hunger is to save lives by combating Hunger and Disasters that threaten the Lives of vulnerable Children, Women & Men. Since 2007, Action Against Hunger has been providing assistance to vulnerable populations in Bangladesh in the arena of Nutrition & Health, Mental Health & Care Practices (MHCP), Food Security & Livelihoods (FSL & DRR), and Water Sanitation & Hygiene (WaSH).

Category: NGO/Development