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  • Posted: Mar 23, 2020
    Deadline: Not specified
  • Transcription Services International Ltd, also known as Transsil is a one-stop-shop for research, evaluations and assessment services; organizational development services; project monitoring and management services; community development services; and health systems strengthening services in Nigeria. Our edge had enabled us repeat delivery of premium and cost effective solutions for our numerous research, evaluations and assessments, organizational development, project monitoring and management, community development as well as health systems strengthening clients in Nigeria.
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    Qualitative Research Moderators

    Job Summary
    The moderators will be responsible for collecting qualitative data via focus group discussions and in-depth interviews from study subjects while maintaining
    confidentiality of participants and the information collected, including interview notes and audio recordings.

    • Carry out primary data collection using discussion guides.
    • Audio-record the discussions and take notes.
    • Participate in immediate debrief with lead qualitative researchers, and create expanded notes in English immediately after each focus group and/or in-depth
    • interview using provided tool.
    • Adhere strictly to study protocols, ethical research principles, and administrative requirements.
    • Handle and protect confidential and sensitive data with integrity.
    • Maintain close communication with the study manager and lead qualitative researcher by phone and email to discuss any issues and ensure adherence to
    • the project plan.
    • Hand over digital recordings and written transcription files to study manager/supervisor as soon as possible.
    • Label files by the agreed upon naming conventions.
    • Work collaboratively with study team members.
    • Manage data collection by meeting deadlines and reaching agreed upon targets.
    • Keeps log of daily activities and submit report at the end.


    • Hard copies of original interview notes and soft copies of the expanded notes.
    • Participation logs for each focus group and interview completed.
    • Audio recordings of the interviews and focus group discussions following the file naming convention.

    Required Qualifications

    • Experience conducting qualitative in-depth interviews and focus group discussions facilitation.
    • Understanding of the socio-cultural context/terrain of the state you want to work in.
    • Degree in health, social sciences, education, community health or development-related field.
    • Organization skills (for keeping data files organized).
    • Demonstrated ability to exercise confidentiality and professionalism.
    • Strong ability to work and communicate within a team.
    • Fluent in oral and written English; fluent in the major local language in the state.
    • Ability to work independently and attention to detail.
    • Word processing and report writing.

    Competencies and Behaviors

    • Ability to be open minded, emotionally intelligent and respectful.
    • Ability to be resilient and adaptive to new situations.
    • Ability to facilitate positive change and build sustainable working relationships.
    • Ability to seek and share knowledge.

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Masters Degree in Health, Social Sciences, Community Health or Development- related field.
    • Minimum of 3 years’ experience conducting qualitative research.
    • Experience transcribing and translating focus groups and interviews.

    Method of Application

    Applicants should send CV and Cover Letter to:
    Subject of the mail should be; JOB TITLE AND STATE

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