12 No Experience Data Collector Job Opportunities – Palladium

Job Title:        Data Collectors (12 No
Experience Job Opportunities)

Organization: Palladium

Project Name:
NU-TEC MD

Duty Station: Uganda

Reports to: Monitoring
and Results Measurement Manager

About US:

Palladium develops
and delivers solutions that create positive impact for communities, businesses,
societies and economies. We transform lives and create enduring value by
working with governments, corporations and non-profit organisations. Palladium
is built on the idea that progress will be supported by four key pillars:
International Development, Strategy Execution Consulting, Impact Investment,
Training and Events.

About Project:

NU-TEC MD is a seven
year DFID funded programme (2015 – 2022) that aims to increase the incomes and
climate resilience of poor-men and women in northern Uganda (NU) by (a)
stimulating sustainable, pro-poor growth in selected agricultural markets and
(b) improving the position of poor men and women within these market systems,
to make them more inclusive for poor people. Palladium manages the programme on
behalf of DFID.

Job Summary: The
specific purpose of the position is to support the MRM team in collection of
seasonal agricultural data (both qualitative and quantitative) from sampled
farmers in Northern Uganda, data cleaning and uploading of cleaned data to the
established Management Information System (MIS). The data collector will spend
a minimum of 10 days and maximum 20 days per production season on data
collection related roles. NU-TEC MD will take the responsibility to train and
update the data collector on rolled out interventions and thus, data and
information needs. All data collection with will follow NU-TEC MD approved data
collection forms, templates and intervention areas.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

·       
Collect
Seasonal farmer production and marketing data from sampled and profiled farmers
in accordance with pre-determined sampling guidelines and data collection
procedures.

·       
Upload
all collected data to the project MIS using agreed to data collection tools

·       
Ensure
that data quality assurance mechanisms are in place, adhered to, and daily
targets are met within the stipulated time frame.

·       
Take responsibility
for the data collection tools such as tablets, Phones, etc.

·       
Take
professional and appropriate pictures using the phone gadget provided

·       
Ensure
maximum confidentially of all information under his/her care.

·       
During
engagement, record and update NUTEC MD with at least two success stories for
future follow up.

·       
Compile
and submit a comprehensive technical report presenting field findings. This
should be well thought through with supporting visuals (pictures) and
quantitative data as applicable.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
The applicant
must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Social sciences/ M&E studies or related
disciplines.

·       
Experience
in Use of tablets and/or electronic devices for data collection and additional
knowledge of data collection applications like ODK, KOBO Toolbox is desirable
but not necessary.

·       
Competency
in quantitative and qualitative research methods.

·       
Good
communication and inter-personal skills, team player, able to work under
minimal supervision in a fast-paced work environment.

·       
Willingness
to be based in a rural setting within the stipulated data collection period in
each location.

·       
Cultural
sensitivity, patience and flexibility.

·       
Very
strong reading and English writing skills and Fluency in one of the following
languages is a MUST – Luo, Alur, Lugbara, Kakwa and Madi or any of the local
languages in Northern Region.

·       
Resident
in any district of the preferred region – Lango, Acholi, West Nile

·       
Ability
to work independently as well as in a multi-cultural team

·       
Willingness
to work flexible hours and days within a week

·       
Willingness
to travel with public means and more often on a boda-boda

·       
Detail
oriented

·       
Good
listening and communication skills; proactive and triangulating

How to Apply:

All candidates
should send their applications via Email to info.NU-TECMD@thepalladiumgroup.com 

Note:

·       
Persons
with disabilities are encouraged to apply

·       
Only
applicants from Uganda will be reviewed.

Deadline: 8th May 2020

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