Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Innovations for Poverty Action (IPA),Enumerator Jobs in Rwanda

Enumerators, Financial Education through Savings and Credit Cooperatives (SACCOs), Rwanda
  • Location: Kigali and nationwide field sites, Rwanda
  • Desired Start Date: May 2, 2017
  • Reports to: Field Supervisor, IPA Rwanda
  • Length of Commitment: 32 working days
  • Application deadline: April 5, 2017
Organizational information:
Innovations for Poverty Action (IPA) is an international non-profit research organization. Based in New Haven, CT, with offices in Washington, D.C. and worldwide, IPA works with development partners and academic researchers to create and evaluate approaches to solving development problems, to communicate “what works” in development and to scale up successful projects in a variety of fields, including health, education, microfinance, governance and agriculture.
Project Description:
IPA will carry out field data collection for the Financial Education through Savings and Credit Cooperatives (SACCOs) project in Rwanda, which is led by the Ministry of Finance and Economic Planning. The Enumerators will play a critical role in planning and carrying out this data collection. The project will be working within all districts and will be collecting data from SACCO clients.
Position Summaries:  
The Enumerator position provides an excellent opportunity to gain handson experience in a field setting with a vibrant organization undertaking cuttingedge development research. The Enumerator will work closely with the research staff and field staff to perform a variety of tasks including, but not limited to:
  • Conduct interviews to research participants in the field;
  • Be willing to work in rural areas and stay overnight, for 5 days in a week;
  • Adhere to all IPA survey and data protocols;
  • Perform other duties related to the project that may be assigned to him/her, such as, but not limited to, testing the questionnaire and make arrangements for his/her interviews;
  • Be responsible for maintaining good relations with IPA, its employees, partner organizations and project participants;
  • Keep track of expenses;
  • Transmit data collected to her/his coordinator on a daily basis.
  • The applicant must have a bachelor’s degree, most preferably in Economics, Finance, Management, Social work, Development Studies or related field, with at least one (1) year of field/data collection experience;
  • Must have practical knowledge of MS Office; should be familiar with computer assisted interviews and should have the ability to use electronic devices, i.e. tablets or smartphones;
  • In addition to English, written and spoken fluency in Kinyarwanda is essential.
  • Extensive knowledge of quantitative data collection; a passion for learning best practices and innovations is desired;
  • Having worked with IPA in the past is an added advantage.
How to Apply:
Please click on the following link to apply for this job position and follow the instructions here.
Please apply by April 5, 2017
Start date is May 2, 2017, and the expected commitment is 32 working days. Salary is based on experience.

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