Project Enumerators
TechnoServe
Abuja, Enugu, Kano, Lagos, NGA
2d ago

We're looking for 300 motivated enumerators (90 in Kebbi, 60 in Kaduna and Niger and 30 in Kano, Jigawa, and Taraba).

TechnoServe works with enterprising people in the developing world to build competitive farms, businesses, and industries.

We are a non-profit organization that develops business solutions to poverty by linking people to information, capital, and markets.

Our work is rooted in the idea that given the opportunity, hardworking men and women in even the poorest places can generate income, jobs, and wealth for their families and communities.

With more than four decades of proven results, we believe in the power of private enterprise to transform lives.

About the Project : The project is to support the building of a knowledge base of community-based actors in the agriculture value chain and strategically defining and implementing an expansion plan that increases the volume of goods traded on the donor’s platform as well as creates work opportunities for at least 50,000 youth.

Project actors are farmers, aggregators, transporters, and youth engaged in the agriculture sector across 6 states and 50 LGAs in Nigeria.

The database of market actors will include at least 30,000 farmers, 2,500 agribusinesses, and 20,000 youth across 6 implementation states.

The project is, therefore, seeking for 300 motivated enumerators (90 in Kebbi, 60 in Kaduna and Niger and 30 in Kano, Jigawa, and Taraba).

Primary Purpose : The Enumerator (s) will be expected to participate in data collection from a minimum of 30,000 farmers and 2,500 agribusinesses from the 6 focal states broken down to at least 600 farmers and 416 agro businesses per state.

To achieve this, each enumerator will survey an average of 8 farmers and 3 agribusinesses per day. The successful candidate(s) will work under the supervision and guidance of state field data verifiers and be oversighted by the TNS MIS Coordinator.

Duties & Responsibilities :

  • Study the data collection tools and study protocol
  • Participate in sourcing farmers and agribusinesses within the various LGA
  • Collect data and measure information on variables of interest in line with the data collection tool
  • Participate in daily briefing on key achievements, challenges and solutions
  • Provide timely responses on data query for clarification and be willing to redo if required.
  • Provide reliable, accurate, valid and relevant data relating to the subject matter (data is free of bias and not subjective).
  • Comply with TechnoServe policies and practice with respect to code of conduct, health and safety, equal opportunities and other relevant policies and procedure
  • Strict adherence to time frame of assignments
  • Effectively manage all project resources
  • Any other tasks that may be assigned.
  • Required Skills & Experience :

  • Experience in data collection
  • Experience doing similar surveys
  • Experience in using digital data collection tools and tablets
  • Experience in working with community members of diverse backgrounds
  • Excellent communication & influencing skills (Fluency in Hausa and English languages)
  • Experience with relevant software packages, including Microsoft Excel
  • Experience in working with an INGO is an added advantage
  • Experience working in rural communities in Northern Nigeria
  • Be based in one of the 6 states and be willing to work in one of the LGA
  • Desired Skills :

  • Self-starter, energetic, and friendly
  • Comfortable with new ways of thinking and working
  • Nimble and pays attention to details
  • Maintains integrity and personal reputation
  • Reviews information quickly and does not hesitate to try out solutions
  • Passionate about knowledge learning and sharing
  • Ability to manage electronic tablet
  • Perform any other tasks required by the organization
  • This is a short term part-time engagement and All successful applicants are expected to be resident in state all through the period of engagement.

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