5 No Experience UN Data Jobs – Business Support Assistant (Enumerator) – United Nations World Food Programme (WFP)

Job Title:   Business Support Assistant (Enumerator) – 5 UN Data Collection Jobs

Organisation: United Nations World Food Programme (WFP)

Duty Station: Kyaka, Rwamwanja, Orichinga, Nakivale and Kyangwali, Uganda

Reports to: Head of Social Protection & Resilience


About US:

United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) is the world’s largest humanitarian agency, fighting hunger worldwide. The mission of WFP is to help the world achieve Zero Hunger in our lifetimes. Every day, WFP works worldwide to ensure that no child goes to bed hungry and that the poorest and most vulnerable, particularly women and children, can access the nutritious food they need. In emergencies, WFP gets food to where it is needed, saving the lives of victims of war, civil conflict and natural disasters. After an emergency, WFP uses food to help communities rebuild their lives. On average, WFP reaches more than 80 million people with food assistance in 80 countries each year. The organization has the global footprint, deep field presence and local knowledge and relationships necessary to provide access to food and contribute to lasting solutions, especially in many of the world’s most remote and fragile areas.


Job Summary:  WFP intends to build a pool of Enumerators/ Data collection with the right skillset that will be called upon as and when need for data collection arises for short assignment ranging from a few days to a couple of weeks. The data collectors will be responsible for conducting one on one physical interviews with mostly Refugee households in the settlement and nearby host communities. The enumerators will not be WFP staff but will be paid per day worked. The Enumerator will be supervised by a designated WFP Staff.


Enumerator role is found in the Field Office. The role holders typically provide data collection services , and report to a designated WFP staff.


To conduct one on one physical interviews with mostly Refugee households in the settlement and nearby host communities


Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Collect, sort and disseminate correspondence, reports and other materials, to meet the required demands of staff to time standards.
  • Respond to simple routine queries with readily available support by senior staff, and escalate where appropriate, in order to provide a timely and accurate response to enquiries.
  • Support the maintenance of office files, documents and records in accordance with established systems and processes, so that information is current and readily available for staff.
  • Undertake standard data entry tasks in accordance with defined systems, to ensure information is organised and readily available.
  • Assist in creating simple images or information using standardised templates, such as graphs or tables to support the drafting of reports for staff.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The applicant for the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) Programme Policy Officer (Social Protection Systems) job must hold a Diploma and with a good comprehension of the English Language.
  • Languages: Indicate in your Curriculum Vitae and rate as Excellent, Good, Basic, no understanding of any of these languages i.e English, Swahili, Kinyabusha, Runyankitara  as these are the languages spoken by the communities in the targeted areas.
  • Skills: Good communication skills, Ability to build trust with the respondent, ability to remain impartial and maintain confidence during the interview, physically fit and able to move distances during the data collection areas.



  • Contacts (phone number and email)
  • Experience
  • Referees
  • Preferred location from the 5 refuge settlements. Include all settlements you are comfortable working in.


NB: Female applicants and qualified applicants from developing countries are especially encouraged to apply.  WFP has zero tolerance for discrimination and does not discriminate on the basis of HIV/AIDS status.


How to Apply:

All candidates who wish to join the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) in the aforementioned capacity should apply online at the online portal link below.


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Deadline: 28th September 2023


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Date Posted 2023-09-15
Valid Through 2023-09-28
Employment Type FULL_TIME
Hiring Organization World Food Programme (WFP)
Job Location Kampala, Kampala, Kampala, 0256, Uganda

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