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Friday, October 28, 2022

Research Assistant



Job Description

Health for a Prosperous Nation (H-PON) is a Local Nongovernmental organization with a vision of a healthy Tanzanian population. The H-PON works to contribute towards the Government efforts via its development agenda of having a healthy Tanzanian population which engages effectively in development efforts and hence reduce poverty and generating a prosperous Nation. The organization Core areas include; Research, Health system Strengthening and Implementation of innovative evidence-based approaches which have the potential of making difference in lives of the people at grass root level.


Health for a Prosperous Nation is looking for suitable qualified “Research Assistant” to work on one of its projects titled “Rudi Kundini, Pamoja Kundini (RKPK)” in Katoro, Geita.


  1. Job Title: Research Assistant
  2. Posts: 1 Posts
  3. Duration: 1 Year
  4. Location: Katoro, Geita
  5. Qualifications & Experience
    • Must have Bachelor Degree/Diploma in social science, health related subjects or equivalent.
    • Must have good experience in Research
    • Must be a good team leader and Manager.
    • Must have prior experience in Field Research and Data collection
    • Must have experience in data collection using digital devices like tablets or PDAs
    • Fluent in speaking Swahili & English
    • Good Swahili & English writing skills
    • Good report writing skills
    • Must have spirit of working under minimal supervision
    • Driving skills will be an added advantage.
  6. Roles and responsibilities
    • Assist Regional Team Lead in developing project operational plans
    • Assist Regional Team Lead in field logistics and data handling.
    • Recruitment and enrolment of study participants
    • Escalate operational issues with Regional Team Lead
    • Strictly adhere to project protocols and escalate technical issues to Regional Team Lead
    • Strictly observe codes of conduct
    • Attend training for the planned activity.
    • Data collection and Management
    • Safe keeping of all organization’s properties
    • Any other duties that may be assigned by Regional Team Lead.
  7. Remuneration

Attractive package will be offered to successful candidate.

  1. Mode of Application
    • Cover letter addressed to Human Resources Manager (P.O.BOX 13560, Dar es salaam).
    • Updated CV
    • Scanned copy of Academic certificates and transcripts
    • Other relevant field certificates
    • Combine all the documents (8.1-8.4) in one pdf file.
    • An electronic copy of a combined file should be sent to [email protected] not later than Tuesday 25th October, 2022: 1600hrs.
    • Applicants submitting more than one file or non-pdf file will not be considered.
  2. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. (Please do not ask for feedback unless you are contacted).
  3. Closing Date:

11th October, 2022, 1600hrs.