Technical Expert – Qualitative Data Collection
YRGCARE | REMOTE JOB
Job Opening: IDYRGCARET385
Work Experience: 4-5 years
Industry: NGO/Social Services
Salary: Commensurate with skills and experience
This is a remote position.
Position Name: Technical Expert – Qualitative Data Collection
Reports to: Assessment Coordinator, ACCELERATE
Location: Hyderabad or Pune or New Delhi, India
Number of positions: One
Duration of contract: One year and renewable as per requirement
The successful candidate will be based in India at the office of Program ACCELERATE, and provide support to a large USAID- funded HIV/AIDS program aimed at improving health outcomes among higher-risk populations in India. ACCELERATE delivers services and provides technical assistance to National HIV/AIDS programs in India for comprehensive HIV prevention and treatment targeting key populations (men who have sex with men, female sex workers, transgender individuals, and people who inject drugs). ACCELERATE is led by the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in partnership with The Fenway Institute, YR Gaitonde Centre for AIDS Research and Education (YRG CARE) and Blue Lotus Advisory.
ACCELERATE is seeking a technical expert with expertise with qualitative data collection in India. The position will report to the Assessment Coordinator and work closely with the Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) team to prepare for, coordinate, and conduct interviews and/or focus groups with key stakeholders of ACCELERATE activities across India. The technical expert will be responsible for conducting interviews, and transcribing and cleaning completed interviews, including translation to English. We are looking for someone who has experience conducting qualitative data collection with a range of different stakeholders, with a preference for experience in the field of public health, particularly in HIV/AIDS, and with higher-risk population groups including sex workers, men who have sex with men, transgender populations, or people who inject drugs in India. The ideal candidate is trained in qualitative methods, has experience conducting interviews, is highly organized, detail-oriented, and has experience collaborating with communities of interest.
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