HSRC: Data collectors / interviewers (Nationwide)

Position: Data collectors / interviewers


Company Human Sciences Research Council

Reference # HSCGBV/0621

Published 15/06/2021

Contract Type Contract

11 Months

Salary Market Related

Location Nationwide, Nationwide, South Africa

Introduction

In delivering ‘social science that makes a difference’, the Research Programmes of the Human Sciences Research Council initiate and undertake policy-oriented research projects and programmes from its offices in Cape Town, Durban, Pietermaritzburg and Pretoria. Its public-purpose mandate is set out in the Human Sciences Research Council Act of 2008.


The Human and Social Capabilities research programme within the HSRC employs a multi-disciplinary group of social scientists and public health specialists who conduct numerous empirical and policy-related studies each year, three-quarters of which are donor-funded. The Human and Social Capabilities division conducts transdisciplinary, intersectional, policy and programme-relevant research to improve health, well-being and promote a socially just and cohesive society. The Human Sciences Research Council supports diversity and workplace inclusion. It is therefore, inviting and encouraging individuals from the LGBTQI community, disabled individuals as well as white male individuals to apply for the data collector position for a study on Gender-Based Violence Survey and COVID-19 in The Human and Social Capabilities unit. The aim of the study is to estimate the prevalence of gender-based violence. The study will be conducted in all the provinces in South Africa.


External Advert

Position: Data collectors / interviewers

Number required: X19 positions

11 months Contract

Ref: HSCGBV/0621

PLEASE indicate your location and province on your application

The South African National Gender-based Violence Survey and COVID-19 in partnership with the HSRC’s Human and Social capabilities division, seeks to appoint data collectors and interviews in the LGBTQI communities.


Job Functions Research

Industries Research

Specification

The successful candidates will participate in the implementation of the survey by collecting data.

•Ensure a welcoming environment for survey participants

•Conduct interviews with participants and ensure that survey participants complete the questionnaire according to protocol

•Ensure quality and completed questionnaires

•Ensure that all relevant forms are completed (hard copy and digital)

•Ensure that information is stored and managed in a confidential manner

•Assist the project manager with the successful execution of the survey and with site reports






Requirements

requirements

•At least a Grade 12 (Matric) education,

•The applications are opened to the individuals from the LGBTQI communities, people living with disabilities and white male individuals.

•Good interviewing skills.

•Comfortable about asking sensitive questions on areas of interest to the study

•Good listener.

•Good inter-personal skills.

•Flexible schedule and willing to work outside standard office hours.

•Experienced or exposed in the NGO Sector.

•Sensitized to, and an understanding of gender diversity.

•Sensitized to, and an understanding of Gender-Based Violence

•Be willing to undergo a psychometric/competency test.

•Previous experience working as a data collector and in a similar project or working on gender and GBV issues will be a recommendation.



The HSRC offers attractive, market-related packages depending on qualifications and experience.


Applications: In your application cite the reference for the position and your location in the South African provinces, and please include (1) your CV and ID, qualifications and (3) the names of three contactable referees (with telephone, fax and/or e-mail contact details). Please indicate the province for which you are applying in your letter of motivation.


The HSRC will only consider applications that comply with the above requirements. Applicants may be required to undertake a written exercise in the competencies required for the position.


The HSRC offers attractive, market-related packages depending on qualifications and experience.


Applications: In your application, please include: your CV, a letter of motivation, and the details of three recent referees (with telephone, fax and e-mail contact details). Please ensure that you indicate the reference number of the position for which you are applying. The HSRC will only consider applications that comply with the above requirements. Applicants may be required to undertake a written exercise or an oral presentation in the competencies required for the position.



Please note the following:

•Ensure you use Google Chrome or Firefox from a computer or laptop, and not a cell phone

•Only your CV can be uploaded on the first page after you have registered/logged in.

•ALL OTHER DOCUMENTS can be uploaded on the “Document” tab on your profile

•Attachments must be less than 2 MB.

•Should you have any HR enquiries please send your query citing reference number to HREnquiries@hsrc.ac.za

•Should you experience problems applying online, please send your applications to recruitment@hsrc.ac.za. Clearly indicate the reference number in the subject line.

•For further information, not applications please e-mail on ndukhi@hsrc.ac.za


Details about the HSRC can be found at www.hsrc.ac.za

Only applications that comply with the listed above requirements will be considered.


The HSRC is committed to accelerating the improvement in the proportion of its senior managers and research leaders who are black, female or disabled.


Closing date: 25 June 2021. We encourage applicants to submit prior to that date. Applicants who have not been contacted within eight weeks should assume that their application has been unsuccessful. Only candidates who are interviewed will be advised of the outcome of the interview.


The HSRC reserves the right to not make an appointment


APPLICATIONS FROM RECRUITMENT AGENCIES WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED


Job Closing Date 25/06/2021




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