Vacancy Announcement


The position: L-IFT, a Netherland based Research Company focused on youth, is recruiting young Field Researchers who will be paid a stipend for a “Refugee Finance Product Development and Diaries” project to be conducted with refugee communities in Nakivale and Kinyardongo, Uganda. The job experience placement will last at least 6 months.The work consists of interviewing 20 to 30 respondents every week. There will be trainings and 2-weekly meetings with short training items. This is a full-time position of 40 hours work per week, with flexible hours including hours in weekends and public holidays.


Profile of researchers

The ideal candidate:

  • Secondary school diploma required but no previous work experience necessary (the vocational training given will compensate and enhance the skills of the candidate for future job opportunities)
  • Member of the refugee communities in Kinyardongo or those living very close by and speaking at least one of the refugees’ languages fluently
  • Be able to work on foot and by bicycle covering sufficient other refugees (so must live in the middle of refugee communities)
  • Young, enthusiastic and resourceful
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Able to relate easily to people and inspire trust (good at encouraging people)
  • Have good verbal and written communications
  • Speak the local language fluently
  • Speak good English
  • Have some technology skills (phone skills and preferably some computer skills)
  • Have reasonable numerical skills



  • Motivated
  • Energetic
  • Good with people (listener)
  • Reliable
  • Technology orientation
  • Committed to developing his/her country

Only people committed to stay entire period will be able to participate and be paid.


We would particularly appreciate hearing from female candidates


What we offer:

  • Very useful on-job training
  • Very useful experience in a youth network
  • Attaining skills and knowledge, including interview skills, data management skills, skills that may be useful in a range of professions and jobs
  • Receiving training from an international team
  • Become part of L-IFT alumni and will get a chance to other work in the future
  • Interesting and enjoyable work
  • Remuneration is 150,000 UGX per month, with bonus at end when completing the work successfully, plus usage of a smart phone, power-bank, solar lamp & phone charger and bicycle.


Candidates who are interested please apply as soon as possible. We will recruit on a rolling basis, so suitable candidates may be recruited in a few days.

The candidate needs to do extensive travel and work flexible hours, also in weekends and public holidays.

This is a full-time job of at least 40 hours per week.


Those interested to apply, please fill in the Job Application form on our website: and send this form with your resumes to You can also use +251911179256 via WhatsApp or Viber to receive application form and to apply. Deadline of applications: 15th November 2019. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.