OptiMetriks Data Collection Careers – Field/Project Manager

Job Title:    Field/Project Manager
Duty Station: Kampala,
About US:
OptiMetriks is a leading data
collection company specialized in emerging markets. We developed unique tools
allowing us to collect extremely robust data on short notice. We work for both
private and public sector and are constantly expending our field of expertise.
We are launching a new office in Uganda to reinforce our presence in
Sub-Saharan Africa. First project we were granted consists in conducting 1000
phone interviews. For this purpose we need to hire 20 freelance phone
Job Summary: The Field
Manager will be required to manage field executives, a team of freelance field
interviewers. The job holder will primarily responsible for Uganda field
department, all its respective regions within the country. Set field objectives
and priorities, in alliance with the Head of Function and be responsible to
raise the financial acumen of the business.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Oversee
    all the activities of the field teams in Uganda
  • Ensure
    the quality of the collected data
  • Oversight
    of Interviewer capacity and resources
  • Actively
    monitor and track Operation of field projects
  • Ensure
    Business development / Interaction with clients
  • Regularly
    visit projects in field to ensure effective and efficient application of
    operations procedures
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The
    applicant should hold a bachelor’s degree in Statistics, Mathematics,
    Marketing, Sociology, Anthropology or any other relevant degree course and
    higher. An advanced degree will be desirable.
  • At
    least five years’ work experience as a manager in a data collection
    company (TNS, GFK, Bureau of Statistics)
  • Possess
    excellent analytical skills (Knowledge of ODK, Survey to Go, Survey CTO,
    is a major advantage)
  • Possess
    an Operations and or Logistics background.
  • Be
    a good team leader/player with strong interpersonal skills.
  • Have
    really good initiative skills
  • Demonstrate
    good understanding of the complexities associated with providing logistical
    and administrative support services in international organizations
    operating in other countries
  • Should
    be results oriented, able to work under pressure
  • Fluent
    in English (oral and written).
  • Be
    quality and deadline driven and be able to work independently.
  • Skills
    in People Management, Skill development, Training, Appraisals
How to Apply: 
All suitably qualified and
interested candidates should send their applications to  career@optimetriks.com with the following
reference REF: UG-PM-AIE-201501

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