Innovations for Poverty Action Recruitment 2020

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3 Feb, 2020

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Innovations for Poverty Action (IPA) is a United States-based non-profit organization dedicated to discovering, and promoting effective solutions to global poverty problems. IPA designs, rigorously evaluate and refines these solutions and their applications together with decision-makers to ensure that the evidence created is used to improve opportunities for the world’s poor.

Job Description

Job Title: Qualitative Officer

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  • Reports to: Field Manager
  • Location:  Greater Accra, Eastern, Central, Volta, Northern, Upper West & Upper East Regions
  • Deadline to apply: 3 Weeks from job posting
  • Duration: 3 weeks
  • Desired start date: 24th February 2020
  • Job Code:  STARS-QUAL-FAC-2020

Project Summary:
Innovations for Poverty Action (IPA) is a United States-based non-profit organization dedicated to discovering, and promoting effective solutions to global poverty problems. IPA designs, rigorously evaluates, and refines these solutions and their applications together with decision-makers to ensure that the evidence created is used to improve opportunities for the world’s poor.
The Strengthening Targeted Instruction for Implementation at Scale (STARS) Project is an educational project to carried out in 21 districts in 7 regions; Northern, Upper East, Upper West, Volta, Eastern, Greater Accra and Central regions. STARS is looking to recruit Qualitative field staff on a short-term contract of 3 weeks to carry out qualitiative survey in its schools/districts.
The Qualitative Facilitator shall conduct In-depth Interviews and Focus Group Discussion in all assigned schools.
Responsibilities:

  • Conduct In-depth Interviews and Focus Group Discussions
  • Take good notes during the discussions
  • Transcribe the audio-tapped discussions in to word for further analysis
  • Live within assigned districts during the period of the survey;
  • Adhere to all IPA survey and data protocols;
  • Perform other Duties related to the project that may be assigned to him/her;

Required Skills or Experience

  • Must have Higher National Diploma (HND), first degree or its equivalent from a reputable institution with at least one-year field/data collection experience
  • Should be able to coordinate an IDI or FGD
  • Should possess good listening skills
  • Should be able do detailed transcription of audio files
  • Must have excellent writing skills
  • Should possess good note-taking and typing skills
  • Should be deadline oriented
  • Should be familiar with Computer Assisted Interview (CAI) or keen to learn
  • Should be fluent in English
  • Should be fluent and able to translate questionnaire in any of the language requirement of the chosen district.
  • Should be good at using Microsoft Office; Excel and word


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