March 15, 2024
Lilongwe, Malawi
March 15, 2024

Company: Christian Aid

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Vacancy: Temporary Research Assistants (Roster)

About Christian Aid
Christian Aid is a UK-registered charity organization with a vision to end poverty – and we believe that vision can become a reality. Christian Aid is a Christian organization that insists the world can and must be swiftly changed to one where everyone can live a full life, free from poverty. We provide urgent, practical and effective assistance where need is great, tackling the effects of poverty as well as its root causes.

Overall Responsibility
The Temporary Research Assistants are primarily responsible for collecting survey data. They have direct contact with respondents and have a great bearing on the quality of data collected and ultimately on the quality of data output.

Key Responsibilities:
 Locate sample members
 Conduct interviews with respondents
 Record responses as instructed
 Comply with the requirements necessary for conducting a successful interview
 Ensure that data validation is complete
 Ensure that all questionnaires and equipment are accounted for
 Turn over all research materials used in the survey to the assigned supervisor

Key Qualifications & Experience

  • Degree in development studies, social work, economics, agriculture or any relevant field. Experience in survey data collection will be an added advantage.
  • Highly organized individual, capable of handling multiple tasks, meeting deadlines, and managing time effectively.
  • Experience in utilizing technology tools and possess the ability to master new technology tools, as required
  • Familiarity with the use of an Android tablet (familiarity with KoboCollect or ODK application)
  • Ability to work independently as well as an effective team player
  • Willing to travel to the field
  • Outstanding communications, writing, and research skills
  • Confidence and can-do attitude
  • A commitment to the vision and mission of Christian Aid

Suitable candidates are required to send their applications & Curriculum Vitae by 17:00 hrs on Friday 15 th March 2024; addressed to The Human Resources and Administration Manager, Christian Aid, Private Bag B369, Lilongwe 3

Note: All application should be sent through email to Malawi-Jobs@christian-aid.org, hard copies will not be accepted.