60 Fresher Data Collection Jobs – Enumerators and Field Coordinators – Laterite Uganda

 

Job Title:    60 Enumerators and Field
Coordinators (60 Data Collection Job Opportunities)

Organization: Laterite
Uganda

Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda

Enumeration areas:  Soroti, Amuria and Dokolo
districts

Duration: On
Project-Basis, Project duration varies 2-8 weeks

 

About Laterite:

Laterite is a data,
research, and technical advisory firm that helps clients understand and analyze
complex development challenges. We work with universities, global think tanks,
international NGOs, multilateral donor organizations, and government ministries
and agencies.

 

Job Summary:  Laterite is looking for up to 60
highly-motivated young people to assist with our fieldwork activities in
Uganda. The position will be based in Soroti, Amuria and Dokolo districts of
Uganda. Enumerators will attend Laterite training sessions, conduct surveys,
and collect data using a pre-designed data collection instrument. This position
is offered on a project-basis. Successful candidates will be added to our
database and be contacted based on availability of positions.

 

Enumerators will
also benefit from training sessions aimed at improving their professional
development and should have experience in collecting quantitative data using
electronic data collection Instruments. They should have the ability to ask the
questions exactly as they appear in the questionnaire, keep a neutral attitude
with the respondents, good understanding and skill of properly managing
respondents, interview locations and maintain the pace of interview.

 

As part of the
COVID-19 SOPs, we will proceed with data collection only if it is safe to do so
in these regions. We shall also follow all the SOPs and guidelines as per the
ministry of health and the World Health Organisation to ensure the Enumerators
safety at all times. Therefore, Residents of the Enumeration Areas are
preferred.

 

Based on interview
assessment and relevant experience, Laterite will select candidates to serve as
Field Supervisors.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

Enumerators and
Field coordinator positions:

·       
Attend
training sessions

·       
Conduct
interviews in the field using survey instruments and electronic tablets

·       
Test
questionnaires designed by Laterite in the field

·       
Travel
to different locations to conduct field preparation, contacting local
authorities and identifying potential research participants

·       
Document
issues that arise during fieldwork and communicate them to the supervisor

·       
Keep
track of expenses

·       
Transmit
data collected on a daily basis

·       
Assist
in any other tasks related to the delivery of the project at hand

·       
Engage
in feedback session with the field team during the project and upon its
completion

 


ualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
The
applicants must hold Bachelor’s degrees in Economics, Social Sciences, ICT,
Statistics, Business Administration, Social Science or related field

·       
Experience
in conducting quantitative and qualitative data collection in Uganda in lieu of
at least one year of experience of field-based data collection preferably in
the Teso and Lango sub-regions of Uganda

·       
Fluent
and excellent verbal and written proficiency in English and at least one local
language Ateso (Soroti dialect)/Kumam/Kiswahili and English/Langi

·       
Good
computer skills – especially the ability to use Microsoft Word and Excel

·       
Familiarity
with basic smart phones apps henceforth the ability to use Survey CTO or ODK
data collection platforms

·       
Willingness
to work in rural areas and on weekends, if required

·       
Willingness
to travel for long periods of time, usually up to 60 days

·       
Sharp
problem-solving skills and interpersonal skills

·       
Consistent
punctuality, effective team-player and quick learner

·       
Excellent
communication skills, good team player and ability to cope with unpredictable
field conditions

·       
Smart
and presentable, professional and courteous

·       
Above
all, one MUST present a very high degree of morals, honesty and integrity.

 

Compensation: Competitive
with similar roles in other social enterprises and research firms in Uganda.
Benefits include individual/team bonuses.

 

How to Apply:

All suitably
qualified and interested candidates should apply and send their letters of
motivation and resumes to:  Click Here

 

NB: Applications
are reviewed on a rolling basis, so we encourage you to apply ASAP. Women are
encouraged to apply.

 

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