5 No Experience Data Collector / Enumerator US NGO Job Opportunities – Catholic Relief Services (CRS)

Organisation:  Catholic Relief Services (CRS)
Duty Station:
Kampala and Field Locations, Uganda
About US:
Relief Services (CRS) is an international non-governmental organization (NGO)
supporting relief and development work in over 100 countries around the world.
CRS carries out the commitment of the Bishops of the United States to assist
the poor and vulnerable overseas. CRS’ Catholic identity is at the heart of our
mission and operations; serving people on the basis of need, regardless of
creed, ethnicity or nationality. CRS works through local church and non-church
partners to implement its programs. CRS has worked in Uganda since 1965,
initially providing emergency assistance to Sudanese refugees living in the
north. Over the years, CRS has expanded its programming to also address
development needs in western, central and eastern Uganda. CRS’ projects in
Uganda currently include agriculture, health, microfinance, peacebuilding and
youth. CRS Uganda implements its programs through partnerships with local
organizations, including the Catholic Church, other faith-based organizations
and community entities for maximum impact and sustainability
Duties and Responsibilities: 
·       The primary responsibility of the enumerators will be
to apply surveys with farming households in the field and record the resulting
responses using digital devices with the CommCare application.
Specific Responsibilities
·       Conduct surveys following the prescribed guidelines
·       Enter responses accurately (without alterations or
omissions) during the interviews onto the tablet using CommCare.
·       Sync the data with the online database daily
·       Liaise with the study lead on reporting issues at
field level to ensure understanding and to maintain accuracy.
·       Maintain quality control by reviewing the collected
information before uploading
·       Complete the number of interviews required per working

Skills and Experience:
·       The ideal applicant must be a University Student or
degree holder in Agriculture or a related field.
·       Knowledge of maize production required; knowledge of
integrated pest management and the fall armyworm pest preferred
·       Fluent in one or more local languages of the study
area (proposed study area is: Masindi, Kyankwanzi and Iganga)
·       Capacity to communicate effectively in verbal English
and one or more local language
·       Capacity to communicate effectively in written English
·       Excellent listener
·       Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to create
rapport with respondents, empathize and be culturally sensitive.
·       Very good understanding of the local context and
cultural nuances of the following districts: Masindi, Kyanwanzi and Iganga
·       Open-minded to new ways of knowing, curious and open
to new approaches and methods, and willing to unlearn old ways of data
·       Basic understanding of rural livelihoods
·       Basic knowledge of Smart Phone and/or tablet use.
·       Ability to work in a team
·       Ability to work independently, within specific
·       Ready to work in a rural setting for the duration of
the engagement
·       Good oral and written skills in English
·       Good Listening Skills
·       Good Communication Skills
·       Good Computer Skills
Agency-Wide Competencies (for all CRS staff)
These are rooted in the
mission, values, and principles of CRS and used by each staff member to fulfill
his or her responsibilities and to achieve the desired results.
·       Serves with Integrity
·       Models Stewardship
·       Cultivates Constructive Relationships
·       Promotes Learning
How to apply:
All candidates should Email a
cover letter and updated CV only to ug_recruitment@crs.org
·       Large files and/or scans of documents will lead to
rejection of your application, in the subject line of the email, copy and paste
·       All applications that do not contain this exact
subject line will be rejected and not read
Only Selected Candidates That
Meet The Requirements Will Be Notified.
Deadline: 2nd January 2020 at 5:00pm.
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