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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