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Job titleResearch Assistant
Research Assistant ProfileResearch Assistant
Reporting toProject Coordinator
Timeframe14 months  
Location of SupportMaiduguri with travelling within Adamawa, Yobe and Borno states
  1. Role Title

Research Assistant

  • Background

Within the framework of a research project aimed at exploring health care delivery models  in conflict affected settings of the North East Nigeria. HERWA will be partnering with other academic and humanitarian organizations to conduct a research to improve the quality of health service delivery in humanitarian settings.

The research assistant will assist the project coordinator in recruiting study participants, conducting focus group discussions, informant in-depth interviews and transcribing qualitative data.

  • Responsibilities:


  • Assist in recruiting research participants
  • Assist in facilitating focus group discussions with humanitarian organizations and community members across different communities.
  • Assist in conducting one-on-one interviews with key persons.
  • Assist in conducting surveys.

2- Facilitation

Support in facilitating, and managing field related aspects of the research

  • Qualifications
  • Hold a master degree or higher in public health, public health research or a related field.
  • Justify a professional research experience of at least 01 year in similar roles conducting research
  • Excellent facilitation skills
  • Familiarity with qualitative research techniques and analysis will be an added advantage
  • Intercultural tact and awareness
  • Fluency in English, Kanuri and Hausa

6. Desirable qualities

a. Good interpersonal and communication skills

b. Ability and willingness to learn

c. Be able to communicate in English, pidgin and the local dialect.

d. Ability to conduct dealings with honesty and confidentiality.

e. Willingness to adhere to humanitarian principles


Interested and qualified? Please submit:

-CV, two references and application letter to copying

-Latest date: 14th October, 2021 at 17:00 GMT.

Application closed

9 thoughts on “JOB ADVERT: Research Assistant”

  1. I have successfully completed the ACF formative research 2019, using various research tools in four LGAs of borno state;monguno,nganzai,kukawa and damboa.
    Highly experience in the field of monitoring and evaluation coding, the use of ODK,and RED ROSE technology and contextualizing them as well.
    Familiarity with both Adamawa and Borno context with vast experience in deep field region.

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