4 New Jobs Dar es salaam at Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric Aids Foundation (EGPAF), Temporary Research Coordinators | Deadline: 17th February 2019

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Jobs in Tanzania 2019: 4 New Jobs at Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric Aids Foundation (EGPAF), Temporary Research Coordinators | Deadline: 17th February 2019
“Sometimes in life there is that moment when it’s possible to make a change for the better. This is one of those moments.”
Elizabeth Glaser
The Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation is a global leader in the fight against pediatric HIV and AIDS, working in 19 countries and supporting close to 6,000 sites around the world to prevent the transmission of HIV to children, and to facilitate access to services for those already infected. Today, because of the highly successful work of the Foundation and its partners, pediatric AIDS has been virtually eliminated in the United States. With a growing global staff of over 1,000—nine of 10 who work in the field—the Foundation’s global mission is to implement prevention, care, and treatment; further advance innovative research and to execute strategic and targeted global advocacy activities to bring dramatic change to the lives of millions of women, children, and families worldwide.

Title: Temporary Research Coordinators – 4 Positions
Duration: Temporary contract for a period of 3-6 weeks starting around March 2019
Budget: Pop Council SOAR-OVC Supp-245 

Job Summary
EGPAF is implementing a qualitative study to assess how lay workers administer an HIV risk-screening tool. Data collection duties involve structured observations of the tool administration, in-depth interviews with adolescents and caregivers, and focus group discussions with community workers. Field work will be required, and may be in one or more of these regions: Shinyanga, Tabora, Njombe, Dar es Salaam. 

Essential Duties And Responsibilities
The essential duties and responsibilities will largely focus on:
  • Training in protection of human subjects (ethics) and all study procedures
  • Conducting respondent recruitment, consenting, observations, qualitative interviewing
  • Data entry and data cleaning
  • Reporting on activities and deliverables
  • Completing assigned tasks within time frame allotted
  • Payment justification
  • All RCs will submit daily or weekly reports detailing their hours completed and achievement of work targets.
  • Work in Dar es Salaam will be compensated at a daily allowance rate, subject to tax.
  • When travelling outside of Dar es Salaam, a small stipend in additional to the daily allowance rate, will be provided to cover per diem and lodging costs. Air travel to the field will be covered by EGPAF.
  • Submitting completed data collected in paper and electronic formats, as stipulated by EGPAF. 
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Required Qualifications
Education & Experience
  • Must have at least an advanced diploma/degree in either of the following: sociology, statistics, medical or related field
  • Must be fluent in English and Kiswahili
  • Must have prior experience in conducting qualitative research data collection
  • Proficiently with computers and audio recording equipment
  • Ability and availability to travel to the field for at least 3 weeks non-stop.

EGPAF is an equal opportunities employer and the position is open to all. Qualified candidates should submit a CV, cover letter and relevant certificates explaining how the experience detailed in the CV will contribute to the requirements of the position and references to EGPAF.
Submissions to be sent to:

Senior Human Resource Manager,
Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric Aids Foundation,
P.O. BOX 1628,
395 Ursino Park, Mwaikibaki Road, Morocco
Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.

Or e-mail: [email protected].org
Closing date: 17th February 2019
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Source: https://chj.tbe.taleo.net/chj05/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=PEDAIDS&cws=1&rid=1663