Organization: Hebrew Immigration Aid Society (HIAS)
HIAS protects refugees—including women and children, and ethnic, religious, and sexual minorities—whose lives are in danger for being who they are. Guided by our Jewish values and history, we help refugees rebuild their lives in safety and advocate to ensure that all displaced people are treated with dignity, regardless of ethnicity, religion, or place of birth.
The Uganda Field Researcher will carry out the following duties during the consultancy period:
Identify and reach out to organizational stakeholders and refugees to set up interviews.
Carry out, record and transcribe interviews with organizational and refugee stakeholders in
Kampala, using interpreters, as necessary.
In coordination with UNHCR HQ, develop and conduct a training workshop on the protection of overlooked refugee populations in the context of GBV prevention and response.
Compile a report including analysis and recommendations based on field research and training.
The applicant should hold an M.A. in social work, psychology, sociology or law. (B.A. in same with extensive field research experience may be sufficient).
Skills and Experience:
Extensive familiarity with refugee communities in Uganda or Ugandan GBV survivor communities from the target groups, and with relevant organizational stakeholders in Uganda.
Fluency in English, with knowledge of Swahili, French, Somali, Arabic, Tigrinya or Amharic, a plus.
Excellent oral and written communication skills.
Significant survey experience, including strong background conducting semi-structured interviews and qualitative data analysis.
Extensive experience developing and conducting trainings.
Deep understanding of and sensitivity to cultural, age, gender and sexual diversity.
Strong commitment to human rights.
Excellent working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel.
All suitably qualified applicants should send a CV and cover letter to email@example.com by
NB: Please clearly indicate “GBV Field Researcher – Uganda” in the subject line. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. This position is only open to Ugandan nationals.
Deadline: 11th November, 2013