2 Jun 2017

Consultancy Data Auditors

Research Support Services – Posted by rssgroupAnywhere

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Job Description


Research Support Services Ltd. (RSS Group) is an independent employee-owned research consulting and institutional strengthening firm established to conduct health, policy, social, agricultural, environmental and development research through innovation, partnership and capacity building, with the aim of promoting evidence based decision making processes.

RSS is currently looking for short term data auditors to assist in data quality checks for one of its potential health based household survey projects in Tanzania. We are seeking qualified and self-motivated individuals with the following key qualifications;

Degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, Statistics, Information Technology, Health Information, Medical Records or any relevant discipline from a recognized institution.;

Experience in data management processes in research studies; Excellent skills in using online/ web based platforms for data collection, data entry and data quality checks. Additional knowledge of any quantitative and qualitative statistical packages (e.g. Stata, SPSS and Nvivo) and/or business intelligence software (e.g. Talend Data Studio) will be an added advantage.

Experience in conducting interviews on sensitive topics for research purposes preferably in the key sectors of health; Past experience in conducting household studies and studies especially within poor and rural communities;

Good written and verbal skills in English and Swahili; and ability to translate research documents in English;

Experience in qualitative & quantitative data collection and a demonstration of good interviewing & data entry;

Good working knowledge of office computer applications preferably Word and Excel.

Familiarity with the use of digital voice recorders for data collection, GPS equipment and PDAs/Android Tablets for data collection, photography and recording..

How to Apply

The data collection work shall be conducted within the Tanzania between July and September 2017. We shall select researchers who emanate from and have knowledge of the local communities in Tanzania. If you feel you are the right person we are looking for, send a cover letter, copies of academic certificates and CV (maximum of 2 pages) that highlights your key qualifications and experience to;


Ensure you state the vacancy reference (RSS/2017/05/TANZANIA/DATAAUDITOR) in the subject line as well as the local region you are most familiar with.. Applications MUST be received on or before 7th June 2016.

Job Categories: Research and Planning. Job Types: Consultancy. Job Tags: baseline surveys, data quality assurance, and research.

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