Data Enumerators in Kiryandongo, Uganda(Not open to expatriates)

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Open to Expatriates: No

Job Description

Organization Description:

The International Rescue Committee (IRC) is one of the world’s leading crisis response agencies, providing life-saving assistance and supporting recovery and reconstruction for people affected by war and natural disasters. Active in public health, education, livelihoods, women’s empowerment, youth development, and protection and promotion of rights, IRC assists people from harm to home.

The IRC was registered in Uganda in mid-1998 and implements rehabilitation activities in the sectors of Child and Youth Protection and development, Health, Economic recovery and Development and women protection and empowerment as well as contributing to the response to the Southern Sudanese Refugee situation. IRC Uganda has a head office in Kampala, field offices in Kiryandongo, Lamwo, Moroto, Kyaka and West Nile.

Major responsibilities:

As Enumerator, your tasks, duties, and responsibilities will be:

 Participate in the training of data collection methodologies and tools.
 Carryout pretesting of tools and gathering feedback.
 Visit Households to conduct interviews.
 Take notes/transcribe interviews conducted and prepare summaries from Focus Group Discussion and Key informant interviews.
 Collect and update relevant data that meets the intended purpose and quality using the recommended data collection tools/methods and platforms.
 Ensure compliance with organizational performance standards, code of conduct and safeguarding policy.

 Fill in and submit to supervisor timesheets detailing the level of effort per day worked.

 Adhere to confidentiality procedures and policies when collecting, storing, and sharing data.
 Safeguard targets provided including but not limited to tablets.
 Perform other duties as assigned and agreed upon with your supervisor.


 A Diploma or a Degree in statistics, social sciences, business administration or any other relevant field.
 Experience in use of mobile data collection apps, MS Excel, and MS Word applications (if you have experience with mobile/online data collection tools, please indicate)

 Experience in data or records management will be an added advantage. 

 Previous work with an NGO on humanitarian setting is desirable especially in Data collection will be an added advantage.
 Previous experience using an audio recorder, Comcare will be an added advantage.
 The ability to speak Runyakitara, Luganda, Swahili, Lugisu, Dinka, Juba Arabic, Acholi, Neur, Kakwa/Kuku or any other language spoken in refugee settlement will be an added advantage. Functional Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
 Remains productive when under pressure.
 Ability to enhance good interpersonal relationships.
 Good communication skills.
 Excellent organizational skills
 Works collaboratively with team members to achieve results.
 Relates and works well with people of different cultures, gender, and backgrounds.
 Flexibility and prepared to work additional hours.
 Ability to multi-task
 Ability to work both independently and as part of a team.
 Able to respond rapidly to changing environments yet remain productive and focused.
 Strong and fast computer skills (primarily Word, Excel, Power Point, and outlook).
 Time management skills.

Gender Equality & Equal Opportunity

We are committed to narrowing the gender gap in leadership positions. We offer generous benefits that provide an enabling environment for women to participate in our workforce including parental leave, gender-sensitive security protocols and other supportive benefits and allowances. We welcome and strongly encourage qualified female professionals to apply.

IRC is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and we value diversity in our organization. We do not discriminate based on race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender, age, marital status, veteran status, disability status or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request reasonable accommodation.

Professional Standards

IRC workers must adhere to the values and principles outlined in the IRC Way – Standards for Professional Conduct. These are Integrity, Service, Accountability and Equality. In accordance with these values, the IRC operates and enforces policies on Beneficiary Protection from Exploitation and Abuse, Child Safeguarding, Anti Workplace Harassment, Fiscal Integrity, and Anti-Retaliation.

NB: This advert will close on 23rd January 2024.

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