Research Assistant at Nuru Nigeria

  • Nuru equips local leaders with tools and knowledge to lead their communities out of extreme poverty by integrating impact programs that address the most prevalent and fundamental challenges of extreme poverty around four areas of need:
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    Preventable Disease and Death
    Lack of Access to Quality E…

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    Research Assistant

    • Job Type Full Time
    • Qualification NCE , OND
    • Experience 1 year
    • Location Adamawa
    • Job Field Research / Data Analysis&nbsp

    Nuru Nigeria is recruiting for Research Assistants


    Nuru Nigeria

    Slot Required: Twenty-Five (25)

    Location: Michika, Adamawa State

    Employment Type: Temporary Employment

    Start Date: April/May, 2020

    Duration: Two Weeks
    Reports To: Monitoring and Evaluation Officer

    Position Description

    The Research Assistant (enumerator) will be responsible for primary data collection during surveys, assessments and qualitative studies such as FGD, KII etc for Nuru Nigeria in Michika LGA.

    Key Responsibilities

    Data Collection

    • Support Nuru Nigeria M&E unit in the collection of primary data during surveys, assessment and qualitative studies such as FGD, KII etc

    Data Quality

    • Ensuring that Nuru Nigeria data collection activities are carried out in line with standard


    • Perfect all required data quality checks as instructed during data collection


    • Proper records and documentation of all survey materials
    • Daily update on activity progress
    • Transcribing and translating qualitative data


    • National Diploma, NCE or its equivalent with at least One year of experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified
    • Speaks, reads and writes fluently in English, Kamwe, Hausa & Fulfulde required
    • Knowledge of operational area
    • Previous experience as an emergency or Research Assistant working with an NGOs
    • Proven interest & commitment to humanitarian and development principles and demonstrates understanding of conflict/post conflict development contexts.
    • Knowledge of transcribing data into information as requested by NN
    • Understanding of confidentiality requirements
    • Experience moderating and conducting FGD & KII discussions
    • Resident and familiarity with the terrain in North East Nigeria
    • Excellent computer application skills, particularly Ms Word & Excel programs
    • Can operate an android phone
    • Strong typing skills
    • Strong attention to detail
    • Strong analytical skills
    • Team player with positive attitude
    • Flexibility in a fast-paced evolving work environment
    • Good communication and public speaking skills
    • Ability to work under pressure, independently and with limited supervision while maintaining high level of accuracy
    • Demonstrate ability to operate in both office and field settings
    • Prior experience of carrying out surveys, conducting interviews, and undertaking assessments.
    • Experience implementing electronic data collection methods

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified candidates should submit their Cover Letter and Resume/CV to: [email protected] Please reference the Job Title and Location on the subject line.

    Female candidates are highly encouraged to apply.

    Note: Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

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