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Interested in getting hands-on experience in Research & Project Management in development programmes?

And do you have an interest in international reproductive healthThen you might be who we are looking for.

We are looking for a volunteer Research and Project Management Officer (RPMO) to support the implementation and evaluation of menstrual cup research & projects in Uganda. The main tasks will involve research design, coordinating data collection and project management including community outreaches, training and advocacy.


The Research and Project Management Officer (RPMO) will work on:

  • Supporting research proposal writing processes
  • Planning and supporting data collection and management, including programming of electronic data collection tools for a refugee menstrual health research project as well as several training projects with help and inputs from other WoMena team members
  • Training and assisting in the management of research assistants
  • Collating, analysing and interpreting research findings and M&E data for internal and external communication purposes
  • Supporting on project management activities related to a refugee menstrual health research project as well as other projects
  • Other tasks when needed

WoMena offers:

  • An opportunity to get strong hands-on experience with Monitoring & Evaluation and Communication within an interesting development settings
  • High level of responsibility and influence on your tasks
  • Experience in collaborating with local partner organizations and international organisations as well as our international network of volunteers and staff members
  • International network
  • A dedicated, friendly team and positive, dynamic working environment
  • Flexible hours, ability to work from home

Qualifications and skills/What we expect from you:

  • Graduate student or graduate volunteer with relevant academic background e.g. public health, international relations, development studies, social science or similar field.
  • Experience with qualitative and quantitative data collection and/or research, preferably in a developing country context.
  • Experience in electronic data collection methodologies and management
  • Experience with implementation of (development) projects & project management.
  • Strong analytical skills; report writing skills; information management, written/oral English and communication skills.
  • That you are creative, proactive and good at working independently, result- and solution-oriented, strong problem-solving skills, conscientious and efficient in meeting commitments, observing deadlines.
  • Experience in working/living in a development setting independently.
  • Positive, supportive team player, strong interpersonal skills and thrive on working in teams.

Practical details:

  • 6-12 months internship in Uganda between July–June 2017.
  • Volunteers are expected to cover their own travel, visa and living expenses, while WoMena will cover all project-related expenses

Kindly send your motivation letter and CV in English to by 9th June 2017.

We look forward to receiving your application!