26 Fresher Data Collection Jobs – Annual Survey Enumerators – Catholic Relief Services (CRS)

Organization: Catholic
Relief Services (CRS)
Duty Station:
Reports to:
MEAL Manager (Survey Team Lead)
About US:
Catholic 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, peace building 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.
About USAID Program:
CRS is leading a
consortium of six implementing and technical partners to run a five-year, $35
million USAID/FFP funded program called Nuyok to build resilience to shocks,
enhance livelihoods through improved food security and nutrition and promote
maternal and child health for vulnerable rural families in four districts of
Karamoja – Abim, Nakapiripirit, Nabilatuk and Napak. Nuyok seeks to strengthen
governance and gender equity, community capacity to manage shocks and stresses,
traditional and diversified livelihood opportunities and nutrition and health
(including improved water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) of pregnant and
lactating women, adolescent girls and children under five years of age.
Job Summary:  CRS seeks to recruit 26 experienced annual
survey enumerators. The enumerators’ responsibilities will be on a
need-for-work basis and is not going to be a full-time job. The enumerators
will work under the supervision of Nuyok MEAL officers and will be responsible
for administering questionnaires to Nuyok participants (beneficiaries) in rural
communities of Abim, Napak, Nakapiripirit and Nabilatuk districts as well as
entering responses into CommCare Mobile Application, providing important
feedback on key issues of concern as they emerge during survey testing and data
collection. Enumerators will participate in a training related to the tool
before administering the survey in targeted households. The enumerators will be
primarily responsible for collecting data for the Nuyok participant based
annual survey at household level. The enumerators will be responsible to gather
and accurately record responses in the questionnaire uploaded in CommCare
Mobile Application. The jobholder will ensure that data entered into the system
is accurate and complete. The jobholder will recognize and give account of
problems in obtaining data and provide useful feedback from the field in the
course of the survey.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
Enumerators duties:
in the training workshop for the survey questionnaire to understand the
requirements and contents;
in training workshop and orientation of the use of the CommCare based
in a questionnaire pretest and trial-run of the data processing and reporting.
Data Enumerators
face to face interviews with selected respondents using the survey
responses to the CommCare application using data collection tablets;
daily uploads of survey data into the server;
key issues of concern during data collection and hand over to the team lead at
end of each day;
high level of security measures to avoid data loss and theft of devices.
Collection duties:
all data collection gadgets and materials to survey supervisor;
any questions from the supervisor regarding the data uploaded;
confidentiality of all the information under your access;
in any post survey learning event Nuyok may organize.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
ideal applicant for the Catholic Relief Services (CRS) Annual Survey Enumerator
job must hold a bachelor’s degree or equivalent in in Economics, Social
Sciences or Development Studies.
experience conducting data collection using mobile devices is a must;
organized individual, capable of handling multiple priorities, meeting
deadlines, and managing time effectively;
Must be
available for the entire period.
to work independently as well as an effective team player;
to work long hours to achieve set goals;
fluent in the local languages Leb Thur, Nga’karimojong;
English language proficiency;
and willing to learn;
with development programming, preferably in one or more of the following
sectors: agro-enterprise and agriculture; DRR and resilience; irrigation and
natural resource management including farmer producer group (FPG) participants;
livestock and fisheries; nutrition-related SBCC activities; savings and
internal lending communities (SILC); and water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH);
of CommCare Application is an added advantage but not a requirement.
Essential Traits
Enumerators should be able to show a high level of integrity and will not
fabricate responses or misrepresent Nuyok;
to Communicate: Confidently expresses self, able to clearly ask questions and
help the respondent understand what is needed from her/him;
Building: Able to build trust with people at the rural level and maintain
Awareness: Must be aware of and sensitive to the cultural expectations of
communities in Karamoja;
Must be able to interpret and record responses appropriately without distorting
the respondent’s meaning;
Must be able to work for full day working hours in the field across a number of
How to Apply:
All candidates
should Email a cover letter and CV only to ug_recruitment@crs.org
files and/or scans of documents will lead to rejection of your application.
In the
subject line of the email, copy and paste – ANNUAL SURVEY ENUMERATOR. All
applications that do not contain this subject line will be rejected and not
Deadline: 23rd August 2020 by 5:00pm
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