Data Verifier - TechnoServe
14h ago
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Job Details

Locations : Kebbi, Kano, Niger, Kaduna, Taraba and Jigawa


  • We're looking for 7 Data Verifiers for Data Collection in Kebbi, Kano, Niger, Kaduna, Taraba and Jigawa States in Nigeria
  • 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 Cellulant Agrikore 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. The project will work with 300 motivated enumerators (90 in Kebbi, 60 in Kaduna and Niger and 30 in Kano, Jigawa and Taraba).

  • The project seeks seven data verifiers, one per state except for Kebbi State, which will have two data verifiers due to the larger number of enumerators working in the state.
  • Data Verifiers will oversee and manage enumerators in the field. They will be responsible for enumerator training and quality data gathering.

    Will support enumerators with any field challenges (technical or logistical) and conduct data spot checks.

    Primary Purpose

  • The successful candidates will work under the direction and supervision of TechnoServe’s Regional Coordinators to strengthen the data quality and assurance process in line with the data quality and assurance guidelines and deliverables of TechnoServe and its partners.
  • The tasks below are the key deliverables but they are not exhaustive.

    Duties & Responsibilities

  • Provide leadership and oversight to field data collection teams that will ensure the quality and integrity of the assessment and data for each state
  • Lead in sourcing farmers and agribusinesses within the state
  • Perform first-level data cleaning and data verification of all data collected by enumerators
  • Suggest improvements to data collection process / procedures in the field in order to achieve an efficient implementation
  • Provide one - on - one support to data enumerators during field activity
  • Troubleshoot technology and data collection challenges from enumerators
  • Maintain and regularly update secondary data backup on all data collected from the state in google sheet.
  • Convene daily team discussions to ensure camaraderie, communication and quality control
  • Review all completed data entries to ensure clarity and accuracy
  • Provide logistical guidance in the field for data collection team
  • Keep daily summary record regarding activities of the day
  • Perform any other tasks required by the organization;
  • Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree in Social Science, Economics, Statistics, Agriculture, Computer Science etc
  • Experience in digital platforms for monitoring, planning and project / program management
  • Very good computer skills (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, google forms)
  • Experience in statistical analysis software is an added advantage
  • Previous experience working with data collectors is a plus
  • Good communication skills and ability to present documents and activity reports clearly
  • Experience in basic team management, coordination, problem-solving and working under pressures to deliver a quality product is required
  • Speaking the dominant language of the state with strong knowledge of the focal state is required
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