UNOPS Survey Team Leader
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UNOPS Survey Team Leader>>Nairobi
The Ministry of Environment and Mineral Resources in partnership with UNOPS Kenya office has designed a project aimed at climate change adaptation and sustainable use of natural resources in rural areas of Kenya through the eco-village model.
The project will mitigate climate change associated risks to food security and livelihoods in 50 vulnerable communities established as a network of eco-villages. Given the scope of the project, implementation will be performed in three successive phases.
The selected candidate will be part of a team of technical experts who will complete the first phase of this project.
Duties and responsibilities:
Responsible for the organisation of a field survey team
Responsible for ensuring that you have all the relevant survey timetable, transport plans, questionnaires, stationery and equipment needed for the survey
Responsible to ensure that the methodology is followed
Responsible for the introduction of the team and the survey to the head of the village on arrival
Responsible for the liaison with the head of the households and the mothers
Ensure that the questionnaires are completed correctly
Ensure that the correct data is collected
Responsible for the team's equipment
Ensure that the equipment is prepared the night before the following days departure
Ensure that the team leave for the survey promptly each day
Responsible for reporting all problems/difficulties/questions to the Survey Coordinator
Ensure that there is drinking water in the vehicle and that it is replenished each day
Responsible for the submission of the completed questionnaires to the Survey Coordinator at the end of each week.
Required Selection Criteria:
1.Professionalism, integrity and commitment to project demands.
2.Ability to motivate and build a team working environment to support organizational goals.
3.Self motivated with an ability to accept responsibility and accountability for decisions and actions.
4.Highly motivated with a positive attitude and problem-solving approach.
5.Ability to work as part of a team in a fast-paced professional environment.
6.Ability and willingness to travel extensively in rural locations.
7.Excellent time management skills, with an ability to deliver high-quality outputs on time.
8.Working computer knowledge in MS Office Academic.
Bachelors degree-level education in surveying or equivalent from a recognized institution
At least 5 years experience working on survey implementation
Previous experience of managing field teams for multi-indicator surveys in Kenya
Fluency in written and spoken English and Swahili is mandatory.
Please note that this is a local post and is open to all nationals of the country of the duty Station and to individuals who have a valid work permit.
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UNOPS Survey Team Leader
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