Several No Experience Data Collection Jobs – Enumerators – Catholic Relief Services (CRS)

(Several No Experience Data Collection Jobs)

Organization: Catholic
Relief Services (CRS)

Duty Station: 

About US:

Catholic Relief
Services (CRS) is an international non-profit organization which implements the
commitment of the Bishops of the United States to assist the poor and
vulnerable overseas. Our Catholic identity is at the heart of our mission and
operations. We welcome as a part of our staff and as partners people of all
faiths and secular traditions who share our values and our commitment to
serving those in need.

About Project:

CRS is leading a
consortium of 7 implementing and technical partners to run a five-year
USAID/FFP funded $35 million program called Nuyok to build resilience to
shocks, enhance livelihoods and improve food security and nutrition for
vulnerable rural families in four districts of Karamoja – Abim, Nakapiripirit,
Nabilatuk and Napak – which are home to 406,880 people living in an estimated
58,126 households. At the end of the program, sustainable results will include
empowered, resilient, healthy families; responsive, inclusive governance; and a
vibrant private sector that engages smallholders at every level. 

Job Summary:  The enumerators will be primarily responsible
for collecting data for the Nuyok participant based annual survey at household

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • The enumerators will be responsible to gather and accurately record
    responses in the questionnaire uploaded in CommCare Mobile Application;
  • Ensure that data entered into the system is accurate and complete;
  • Recognize and give account of problems in obtaining data and provide
    useful feedback from the field in the course of the duties and responsibilities
    of the data enumerator are as follows:

Enumerators duties:

  • Participate in the training workshop for the survey questionnaire to
    understand the requirements and contents;
  • Participate in training workshop and orientation of the use of the CommCare
    based questionnaire;
  • Participate in a questionnaire pretest and trial-run of the data
    processing and reporting.
  • Data Enumerators duties:
  • Conduct face to face interviews with selected respondents using the
    survey questionnaire;
  • Enter responses to the CommCare application using data collection
  • Ensure daily uploads of survey data into the server;
  • Report key issues of concern during data collection and hand over to
    the team lead at end of each day;
  • Exercise caution to avoid data loss and theft of devices.

Collection duties:

  • Return all data collection gadgets and materials to survey
  • Answer any questions from the supervisor regarding the data
  • Maintain confidentiality of all the information under your access;
  • Participate in any post survey learning event Nuyok may organize.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The ideal candidate for the Catholic Relief Services (CRS)
    Enumerator job should hold a bachelor’s degree or equivalent in in
    Economics, Social Sciences or Development Studies.
  • Previous experience conducting data collection using mobile devices
    is a must;
  • Highly organized individual, capable of handling multiple
    priorities, meeting deadlines, and managing time effectively;
  • Must be available for the entire period.
  • Ability to work independently as well as an effective team player;
  • Willingness to work long hours to achieve set goals;
  • MUST be fluent in the local languages Leb Thur, Nga’karimojong;
  • Working English language proficiency;
  • Self-motivated and willing to learn;
  • Experience with development programming, preferably in one or more
    of the following sectors: agro-enterprise and agriculture; DRR and
    resilience; irrigation and natural resource management including farmer
    producer group (FPG) participants; livestock and fisheries;
    nutrition-related SBCC activities; savings and internal lending
    communities (SILC); and water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH);
  • Knowledge of CommCare Application is an added advantage but not a
    requirement. Timeframe:
  • Required Language:
    English, Leb Thur and Nga’karimojong

Essential Traits

  • Honesty:
    Enumerators should be able to show a high level of integrity and will not
    fabricate responses or misrepresent Nuyok;
  • Ability to Communicate: Confidently expresses self, able to clearly ask questions and help
    the respondent understand what is needed from her/him;
  • Relationship Building: Able to build trust with people at the rural level and maintain
  • Cultural Awareness: Must be aware of and sensitive to the cultural expectations of communities
    in Karamoja;
  • Accuracy: Must be able to interpret and record responses
    appropriately without distorting the respondent’s meaning;
  • Endurance:
    Must be able to work for full day working hours in the field across a
    number of days.

NB: The enumerators
positions are short-term (12 working days) from 19th – 30th September 2019. In
addition to the daily rate, enumerators will be provided with all travel
arrangements for field data collection and piloting of the tools.  Travel to the training location will not be
compensated. Meals and refreshment may not be provided during the data
collection period. Successful candidates will cater for their own accommodation
in the areas of their assignment hence people residing in the areas of
operation highly desirable.

How to Apply:

All candidates
should Email a cover letter and CV only to Large
files and/or scans of documents will lead to rejection of your application, in
the subject line of the email, copy and paste – SURVEYENUMERATOR only

Deadline: 13th September 2019

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