Field Interviewer at Ifakara Health Institute


Field Interviewer at Ifakara Health Institute

  •   4 Vacancy


4 Year

Employee type

Full Time


Experienced Professional

Offer Salary


Job Description

Ifakara Health Institute (IHI) is a leading research organization in Africa with a strong track record in developing, testing, and validating innovations for health


Driven  by  a  core  strategic  mandate  for  research,  training  and  services,  the  Institute’s  work  now  spans  a  wide  spectrum,  covering  biomedical  and  ecological  sciences,  intervention  studies,  health-systems  research,  service  delivery  and  policy translation.

 Position Summary

Ifakara  seeks  a  qualified  candidate  to  fill  the  Field  Interviewer  position.  This  individual  will  work  within  study  antenatal  care  clinics  and  assist  study  nurses  to  collect  data  on  mothers  and  infants  enrolled  in  the  Multiple  Micronutrient  Supplementation  for  Maternal  Anemia  in  Pregnancy –   “MMS-MAP” study.

 Duties and Responsibilities

  • Conduct home visits for participants who miss their scheduled clinic appointments.
  • Conduct delivery and newborn assessment for health facility and home births as well as conducting verbal autopsies.
  • Responsible for research-related activities at the clinic from recruitment to patient discharge.

 Academic Qualification

  • Certificate of secondary school education (FORM IV/VI) with computer training.
  • Holding a basic certificate in nursing or any other field, and experience working on a clinical trial will be an added advantage.

 Professional Experience

  • 1-2 years working experience.

 Skills and Competencies

  • Ability to use laptop for data collection for MMS-MAP study.
  • Ability to work under minimum supervision but also within a team.
  • Good/Excellent writing and verbal communication skills.
  • Excellent attention to details.
  • Adhere to IHI core values (Transparency, Accountability, Respect, Integrity and Initiative).


An attractive and competitive remuneration package will be offered to successful candidates as per IHI  salary scales.

Field Interviewer Job Vacancies at Ifakara Health Institute – 4 Posts

 Equal Opportunity

IHI  is  an  equal  opportunity  employer.  We  prohibit  intentional  biases  or  discrimination  and  harassment  of  any  kind  at  the  workplace  and  during  recruitment.  All  employment  decisions  are  based  solely  on  job  requirements  and  individual  qualifications,  and  our  recruitment  process  is  governed  by  the  labor  laws  of  Tanzania.

 Mode of Application

All  candidates  who  meet  the  above  job  requirements  should  send  their  application  letters  together  with  their  detailed  curriculum  vitae  (CVs)  showing  contact  addresses  including  email,  telephone/cell  phone  numbers and copies of academic and professional certificates to the email address below.

The  deadline  for  this  application  is  23:59  hrs  on  Sunday,  December  17th  2023.  All  e-mail  application  subject  lines  should  include  Field  Interviewer  –  MMS-MAP  STUDY.  Only  shortlisted  applicants will be contacted for an interview.

Human Resources Manager


#5 Ifakara Street Plot 463 Mikocheni

P.O. Box 78,373

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