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Field Enumerators Jobs in Kenya

Sustainet EA is looking for a well-organized and highly motivated individual who is results oriented to fill the following position:
Job Title: Field Enumerators
Department: Programmes and Projects
Location / Duty Stations: Siaya, Bungoma and Kakamega Counties

Background: This baseline is to be conducted as an integral step towards the establishment of Green innovation centres which is one of the components of the broader GIZ vision of “One world zero hunger”.  

This is a global project that aims to use innovation in the agricultural and food sector to boost the incomes of smallholders, create more employment opportunities (particularly in food processing), and to increase regional food supplies in the project’s rural target areas. 

Value chains of interest will include dairy and orange fleshed sweet potatoes (OFSP).To achieve this, the project works with innovation partners locally to promote green innovation networks in the agricultural and food industry. 

Together, they are developing innovative approaches to growing, processing and selling staple foods, and establishing and implementing programmes for strengthening the domestic processing sector.
Sustainet EA ,a regional consulting company has been sub contracted by GFA to implement the household baseline survey for GIZ Green Innovation program. 

Sustainet EA,will therefore  spearhead this assignment in western Kenya  and seeks to recruit enumerators  specifically in Bungoma Siaya and Kakamega.

Purpose: The enumerator will be responsible for carrying out the interview with individuals selected specifically at the household level (House hold survey). 

The enumerator will have an important task of delivering first-hand information from the community. 

He or she, working under the guidance of the field supervisor will thus be required to ascertain the accuracy information being collected.  

Further, this nature of assignment requires that the enumerator is consistent across tables and that all tables and data sheets in the survey are adequately completed.  

Enumerators must check over surveys upon completion and sign the survey verifying the accuracy of the survey.  

Responsibilities and Tasks of the enumerator:
  • Under go 3 day training  in Kisumu town
  • Conduct test trials before the commencement of the actual house hold survey
  • Study and understand all instruction included in the enumerators guide and provided through the preceding training
  • Coordinate with the supervisor on how to carry out the survey and to report daily work done;
  • Check that material necessary to carry out the survey is sufficient, appropriate and accurate;
  • Introduce yourself, explaining who you are and for who you are working in a manner that facilitates the participation of individuals in the survey;
  • Accurately capture and record  data from the household surveys
  • Double check and revise the survey at the end of the survey in order to correct mistakes and sign off on completed surveys as verification of the accuracy of the survey.
  • Ensure adherence to the Code of Conduct for Enumerators.
Reporting Arrangements: The Enumerator will report to the Field supervisor

Commencement dates

Training in Kisumu: 23 – 26 May
Pilot survey: 27 – 28 May
Field survey: 30 May – 23 June

  • Ability to read and write
  • Fluent in English, Kiswahili and local languages in the target counties
  • Advanced level certificate (university education desired)
  • Competencies in community mobilization and facilitation/training and good understanding of rural livelihoods
NB:The applicant should make applications in their respective counties.

How to apply:

If you meet the requirements above, please send your application letter and CV plus telephone contacts to:

Head of Human Resources and Development Department
Sustainet East Africa
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