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Massive Recruitment of Enumerators in Kenya (Many Vacancies)


Indepth Research Institute, Data Science Lab Unit, offers Data Collection, Data Processing and Analytics services using both quantitative and qualitative research approaches and deliver data in the formats that are easy to comprehend and operationalize thus helping our clients positively influence their business developments. We use the modern data technologies and the latest statistical data soft wares to enhance these processes and produce effective data outputs to the benefits of our clients and their organizations.

Job summary.

We are seeking to hire Survey Enumerators who are based in each of the 47 counties in Kenya.

Key responsibilities

Conduct data collection using the provided data collection tool (Either Online/Offline)

  • Attend enumerator workshops to gain a thorough and clear overview of the context, objectives and relevance of the impact of the survey.
  • Understand the manual content, the survey instrument – questionnaire, the survey protocols and design.
  • Visit each household, perform demos where necessary, be keen to observe and check that there are no inconsistencies.
  • Transcribe record, take pictures, enter and maintain data in electronic forms in the App format provided.
  • Conduct household survey on selected households within the assigned areas
  • Document all the findings in the provided data collection tools.
  • Participate in team review meetings at the beginning/end of each day’s assignment
  • Execute surveys and any additional survey-based exercises in the project area as needed
  • Compiling and sorting the filled data collection tools as directed by the supervisor.


  • Present the data to the supervisor at the end of each day.
  • Report to the supervisor before and after day’s work for further direction.
  • Ensure submission of data gathered in an efficient manner, either in paper format or through mobile application (to be determined)

Expected Outputs

  • Fill in duly completed questionnaires from the field on daily basis

Minimum Qualifications and Professional Experience

  • Previous experience using mobile data collection tools to collect data.
  • Demonstrated prior experience in household surveys, baseline surveys, midterm surveys or end line survey is an added advantage.
  • Relevant education and background.
  • Must be keen, observant and pay attention to detail especially in recording the responses.
  • Must have a smart phone and strong technology skills to input data in the App, take pictures and measurements.
  • Must have a KRA pin and National ID card.
  • Must be able to communicate in English, Swahili and the respondent’s local language.
  • Must have interpersonal skills to interact with people from various backgrounds, explain the survey purpose and conduct interviews.
  • Comfortable commuting for long distances covering a wide area.
  • Available to work for the whole duration of the survey.
  • Familiarity with local context or culture.
  • High integrity and punctuality.
  • Teamwork and collaborative skills.

Mode of engagement

Successful candidates will be contacted immediately to offer services as external consultants. More information will be initiated in the first meeting.

Only applicants who have the requisite qualifications and experience are encouraged to apply, by sending their current CVs, with telephone and e-mail contacts; addresses of three referees, and a cover letter to cc.

Please put in the subject line of your e-mail: “Enumerator and County/Town of current residence”.

Note: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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