Thursday, February 9, 2017

Save the Children,Enumerators Jobs in Rwanda

Terms of Reference
Save the Children International Rwanda Country office started working in Rwanda since in 1994, in the aftermath of genocide against the Tutsi, focusing mainly in tracing parents or relatives of thousands of children who had become separated from their families. Since then, Save the Children have been working in partnership with the government and local stakeholders to promote a bright future for Rwanda’s children.

Our Vision is a world in which every child attains the right to survival, protection, development and participation while our mission is to inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children, and to achieve immediate and lasting change in their lives.
In order to achieve the above vision and mission, Save the Children International Rwanda Country office has structured its interventions around five thematic areas that include: Child Protection, Child Rights Governance, Health and Nutrition, Education (Early Childhood Care and Development and Basic education) and Humanitarian Response (Primary health, protection, education and livelihoods).
As part of its activities, Save the Children conducts research and evaluation activities with the aim to generate evidence that informs its core interventions. It is in this regard that Save the Children wishes to invite competent and experienced candidates to submit their applications for these positions.
Scope of Work:
The scope of the assignment varies from one research/evaluation project to another and this will clearly be defined in specific research proposals. Successful enumerators will be called-upon on temporary basis (fixed period) based on the ongoing activity and be given fixed-term contracts.
Enumerators will perform the following tasks:
  • Participate in training sessions prior to field work,
  • Conduct interviews in the field using survey instruments designed by Save the Children;
  • Conduct field preparation, including engaging local authorities and identifying potential research participants;
  • Support Save the Children research team in collecting primary data for both qualitative and quantitative research;
  • Produce qualitative interview write-ups (transcripts);
  • Upload and submit data collected on daily basis;
  • Document any issues arising from field and submit a report to the field supervisor;
  • Assist in any other tasks related to the delivery of the evaluation/research activities.
Required qualification and experience
We are seeking for qualified and self-motivated individuals with the following key qualifications and competencies:
  • At least a Bachelor’s degree in Education, Psychology, clinical Psychology, Pedagogy, social sciences, Population studies and statistics
  • Experience in data collection in districts and nationwide surveys (such as EGRA, EICV, DHS  and similar surveys)
  • Experience in qualitative (interviewing, expert note-taking, high quality transcription), quantitative data collection as well as data entry
  • Experience in translating document from Kinyarwanda to English and vice versa
  • Experience in using digital devices for data collection, GPS equipment and PDAs/Android Tablets, photography and recording.
  • At least 3 years of relevant experience
  • Strong communication (written and spoken) skills in Kinyarwanda and English as well as interpersonal skills
  • Willingness to work in rural areas and on weekends, if required
Any employee, consultant, contractor or the supplier undertaking an activity on behalf of Save the Children International (SCI) must sign the Child Safeguarding – Declaration of Acceptance Form - and comply with SCIs Child Safeguarding Policy which is a statement of SCI’s commitment to preventing abuse and protecting children with whom it comes into contact. This extends not only to children with whom SCI and its partners work directly, but also includes children whom staff are responsible for. SCI believes that the situation of children must be improved through the promotion of their rights supported and demonstrated by all members of staff. Save the Children International’s Code of Conduct sets out the standards which all staff members must adhere to.
Interested candidates should send an application letter plus updated Curriculum Vitae in English, including 3 names of professional referees to The deadline for receiving applications is 22nd February 2017.
                               Please mention Enumerators as subject of your mail.
NB: Applications not fulfilling the requirements will not be considered. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted for interviews.  
                                   *Note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.   

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