GeoPoll Project Assistant Jobs in Nairobi, Kenya

GeoPoll Project Assistant Jobs in Nairobi, Kenya


  • GeoPoll is a leading research organization that uses mobile phones to gather direct, real-time insights from millions of people throughout Africa, Asia, and Latin America.

  • Working with clients including global brands, media outlets, and international development groups, GeoPoll facilitates projects that measure vital indicators around the world.

  • GeoPoll seeks smart, dedicated, and passionate individuals to join our team, and help us improve the lives of citizens around the world through the mobile phone.

    About this Role

  • We are currently looking for a seasoned Project Assistant in Nairobi, Kenya to join the GeoPoll’s Solutions team.

  • This position will be responsible for working with GeoPoll’s Commercial and Social Business Development teams to develop and maintain data collection activities across a global network of research partners.

  • They will also be responsible for the oversight of research being conducted at GeoPoll’s Nairobi Call center.

  • This position will report to the Feasibility Specialist based out of the Nairobi office.

    Key Responsibilities

    Project development

  • Assist with project outreach to GeoPoll’s vast network of over 80 international research organizations

  • Co-design data collection strategies that meet GeoPoll and Constituent’s research needs
    Utilize GeoPoll’s variety of survey modes (SMS, CATI, CAPI, MROC, Mobile Web) to meet project needs

    Project oversight

  • Assist with the oversight of Nairobi CATI call center (Computer Assisted Telephone Interviewing)

  • Develop project performance trackers and provide daily updates to GeoPoll constituents

  • Maintain strict
    adherence to GeoPoll’s Research and ethics standards (confidentiality, anonymity, transparency)

    Team Management

  • Coordinate project implementation strategies with internal GeoPoll teams (Survey Operations, Client Services, Business Development)

  • Provide training support to new GeoPoll team members

    Qualifications and Skills

  • 2+ years experience in survey design and project implementation

  • 2+ years experience in basic data prep practices (cleaning raw data, analyzing frequencies, building pivot tables, etc.)

  • 1+ years experience managing direct reports
    Extremely self-motivated and highly organized
    Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Ability to take initiative and develop other team members

  • Ability to exercise good judgment and discretion in confidential matters

  • Enjoys a fun, dynamic and challenging work environment within a start-up culture

    How to Apply

  • Interested candidates can email their CVs, salary history and relevant work examples with the subject “Project Assistant – Nairobi” to researchcareers@geopoll.com on or before 3rd April 2020.

  • GeoPoll’s parent company is Mobile Accord, Inc. Mobile Accord, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and welcomes diversity.

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