12 No Experience Data Collector Job Opportunities – Palladium

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

Organization: Palladium

Project Name:

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:

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

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

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.

professional and appropriate pictures using the phone gadget provided

maximum confidentially of all information under his/her care.

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

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

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.

in quantitative and qualitative research methods.

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

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

sensitivity, patience and flexibility.

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.

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

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

to work flexible hours and days within a week

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


listening and communication skills; proactive and triangulating

How to Apply:

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


with disabilities are encouraged to apply

applicants from Uganda will be reviewed.

Deadline: 8th May 2020

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