Jobs at:Family Health International - FHI 360
Deadline of this Job:
30 May 2022
Within Zambia , Lusaka , South - Central Africa
Date Posted: Tuesday, May 24, 2022 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed
FHI 360 is a nonprofit human development organization dedicated to improving lives in lasting ways by advancing integrated, locally driven solutions. Our staff includes experts in Health, Education, Nutrition, Environment, Economic Development, Civil Society, Gender, Youth, Research, and Technology; creating a unique mix of capabilities to address today’s interrelated development challenges.
FHI 360 seeks qualified candidates for the position of Data Collectors on consultancy basis to work on Family Connections Cluster Randomized Control Trial in Zambia: Impact of a youth and caregiver intervention on virologic status among HIV-positive youth (ages 15-21) in Ndola. The main objective of the study is to assess the impact of Family Connections intervention on achieving undetectable Viral Load among the youth.
The Data Collectors will engages in data collection procedures for the Family Connections research study including conducting informed consent, structured face-to-face interviews, and data extraction from existing sources, according to study specifications. Maintains confidentiality and security of data gathered.
Position Description: Responsibilities will include:
• Participate in all sessions of 5-day data collection training and refresher trainings as needed
• Complete human subjects research ethics training and good clinical practice training and submit the certificates to the Study Principal Investigator and Research Manager
• Master study questionnaires and standard operating procedures
• Recruit and enroll participants into the study and record their information in study tracking logs
• Conduct and document informed consent to eligible research participants, as described in the study protocol and SOPs to ensure voluntary participation
• Conduct in-person structured interviews using tablet computers with adolescents and young adults who are living with HIV (15 to 21 years old) and their parents/caregivers
• Administer surveys in English, Bemba and/or Nyanja, following the wording and order of questions in the survey.
• Maintain respect and confidentiality during interviews
• Follow confidentiality procedures, as described in the protocol, training and study SOPs
• Upload survey data from tablet to study server every day. Report any problems with uploading to the Research Manager.
• Inform Research Manager and participants of delays or changes in schedule
• Administer urine-based adherence test: involves following detailed instructions to use self-collected urine specimens to conduct test and read results
• Act responsibility, treat participants and community with respect and show integrity in work
• Perform other miscellaneous study-related duties as required
• Grade 12 school certificate
• A certificate in social work or related fields, diploma will be an added advantage
• 2 years of work experience
• Experience with data collection for research studies
• Experience with conducting surveys on tablet computer or mobile phones (or, at ease using mobile devices)
• Fluent in Bemba and English; Proficiency in Nyanja is also desire.
• Works well with adolescents and youth as well as adults
• Familiar with HIV and treats people living with or affected by HIV with respect
• Good organizational skills and ability to follow study-specific procedures and guidelines reliably.
• Good verbal and written communication skills. People-oriented.
• Must be available for the entire training period and anticipated periods of data collection
The last day of receiving applications is 30th May,2022
Work Hours: 8
Experience in Months: 24
Level of Education: Professional Certificate
Job application procedure
To apply for this job email your details to [email protected]