16 Data Collection Enumerator Job Vacancies – DAI

Job Title:  Data Collection Enumerator (16 Job Vacancies)

Organisation: DAI

Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

Reports to: EL Advisor FTF


About Organisation:

DAI is a global development company with corporate offices in the United States, the United Kingdom, EU, Nigeria, Pakistan, and Palestine and project operations worldwide. We tackle fundamental social and economic development problems caused by inefficient markets, ineffective governance, and instability. DAI works on the frontlines of global development. Transforming ideas into action—action into impact. We are committed to shaping a more livable world.


About USAID ATI Activity:

The USAID Africa Trade and Investment (ATI) Activity is designed to bolster the U.S. Government’s ability to boost trade and investment to, from, and within the African continent. The continent-wide program is USAID’s flagship effort in support of the Prosper Africa initiative and will expand and accelerate two-way trade and investment between African nations and the United States.


Job Summary:  The objective of this Scope of Work is to outline the requirements for conducting a comprehensive survey in August to collect essential data on outcome indicators for the annual report.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Understanding the Survey Objectives: Grasp the goals and objectives of the survey to ensure that data collection aligns with the intended outcomes of the project.
  • Participate in training sessions to thoroughly understand the survey instruments, methodology, and ethical considerations.
  • Familiarize themselves with the survey tools, including questionnaires and digital data collection devices.
  • Contact and arrange for phone interviews with the respondents provided by the survey coordinator
  • Conducting Interviews and Data Collection on the digital survey tool ensuring that each question is understood by the respondent and answered completely.
  • Record data accurately and record it as specified in the survey guidelines
  • Adhere to protocols that ensure the quality and reliability of data, such as obtaining consent from respondents and maintaining confidentiality.
  • Monitor data for completeness, consistency, and accuracy during collection.
  • Identify and resolve any issues that arise during data collection, such as respondents’ unwillingness to participate or misunderstandings regarding questions.
  • Report significant issues to supervisors or team leaders for further guidance.
  • Conduct all survey activities in an ethical manner, respecting the rights and privacy of participants.
  • Maintain impartiality and avoid influencing respondents’ answers.
  • Manage and store data collection tools and devices responsibly.
  • Complete assigned tasks and submit all collected data within the specified timelines.
  • Offer insights and feedback on the data collection process during debriefings to help refine and improve the survey methodologies.
  • Work collaboratively with other team members, sharing insights and supporting each other to meet the project’s objectives.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:


  • Education: Minimum of a bachelor’s degree in social sciences, statistics, agriculture, economics, or a related field is preferred.
  • Experience: Minimum 4 years’ experience in conducting surveys, interviews, or data collection. Experience working in the relevant countries and with the specific communities where data collection will occur is required. Experience in conducting phone interviews will be added advantage.

Technical Skills:

  • Proficiency in using digital data collection tools such as tablets, smartphones, and software like ODK, KoboToolbox, SurveyCTO, or similar.
  • Ability to manage and organize data effectively and ensure accurate entry into databases.

Language Skills:

  • Fluency in the local language(s) of the area where data collection will take place, as well as proficiency in the working language of the project (often English or French).
  • Excellent verbal communication skills to interact clearly and effectively with participants.

Interpersonal Skills:

  • Strong interpersonal skills to engage with diverse groups of people, sometimes in challenging or sensitive environments.
  • Respect for cultural differences and the ability to behave appropriately in varied social settings.
  • Training: Willingness to participate in intensive training sessions prior to the start of fieldwork to understand the survey methodology, ethical considerations, and specific tools used for data collection.
  • Ethical Integrity: Strong ethical standards to ensure confidentiality and impartiality in the collection and handling of data.
  • Availability: Must be available for the full duration of the data collection period, including any preparatory meetings and post-fieldwork debriefings.


How to Apply:  

Applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible as interviews will be conducted soon. Please note, due to the volume of applications that we receive and the urgency to fill-up positions, only shortlisted applicants will receive notification on next steps. All interested candidates should submit their applications at the link below.


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Deadline:  18th June 2024.


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Date Posted 2024-06-14T13:50
Valid Through 2024-06-19T00:00
Employment Type FULL_TIME
Hiring Organization DAI Uganda
Job Location Kampala, Kampala, Kampala , 0256, Uganda

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