IPA BOMA Evaluation Project Senior Field Officers Jobs in Kenya

IPA BOMA Evaluation Project Senior Field Officers Jobs in Kenya

Vacant Positions: Senior Field Officers (5 Positions)

Reporting To: Field Manager Start Date: 7th February 2023

Location: Samburu, Turkana, and Marsabit

Duration: 2.5 Months

Deadline: 7th January 2023


  • Position open to local Kenyan hires only

    About the Project

    In collaboration with Innovations for Poverty Action (IP A) K enya, the principal investigators are conducting a randomized evaluation of the Livelihoods and Inclusion for Transformation programme implemented by the BOMA project in ASAL areas of Kenya, that is Samburu, Turkana and Marsabit.

    This study aims to address the question of whether successful graduation programs can be bundled with activities that target environmentally friendly behavior.

    It thus speaks to the UN Sustainable Development Goals, striving to achieve both progress for households and a clean and healthy environment.

    About the Position

    The Senior Field Officer under the general supervision of the Field Manager and within the limits of Innovations for Poverty Action-Kenya policies and procedures coordinates the facilitation of field activities and functions within IPAK.

    Below is a list of some of the general duties and responsibilities of the Senior Field Officer, to be carried out as needed according to the determination of the Field Manager.

    Duties and Responsibilities

  • Work closely with the RA/FM to ensure that all work schedules are received by the enumerators every morning before any activities begin.

  • Ensure all teams have sufficient work for the day based on the work schedules and make changes/adapt if necessary.

  • Ensure that all the teams have all necessary material/tools required for data collection. This must be made available on time.

  • Attend an intensive training. Assist regulating the project staff training. Assist in preparing the training materials for the field teams.

  • Lead a team of FOs during pilot practice and provide feedback on questionnaire and Survey CTO programming.

  • Ensure completion of scheduled activities each day in a
    timely manner including updating reports of work accomplished and call backs.

  • Organizing data collected by enumerators, providing feedback on day-to-day operations and survey instruments.

  • Conduct back-checks and enforce feedback from HFCs that will inform data quality and monitor improvements.

  • Operations management which includes tracking and updating inventory of all project items, participating in general procurement and logistics for the project and liaising with the operations
    department for necessary action.

  • Human resource management which includes: Supervision, monitoring and evaluation of FOs.

  • Develop and discuss a supervision plan with the project management.

  • Monitor staff attendance and updating attendance records including leave and to enforce all human resource policies and procedures in coordination with IPAK’s Human Resource Manager and the Research Associate

  • Other tasks as assigned by the ARM/RA/FMs

    Qualifications and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree or Diploma in social sciences, public policy, or related fields. 2-3 years of field research experience.

  • Previous experience in translation and survey administration.

  • Previous experience working in ASAL areas (preferred)

  • Demonstrated managing teas

  • Excellent planning and organizing skills

  • Effective communication skills with fluency in English, and Swahili, in addition to either Samburu, Turkana, Borana, and Rendile languages

  • Previous tablet-based survey experience / computer literate.

  • Demonstrated ability to work in a demanding environment with great interpersonal skills.

  • Residents of Samburu, Turkana and Marsabit counties are encouraged to apply.

    How to Apply

    For more information and job application details, see: IPA BOMA Evaluation Project Senior Field Officers Jobs in Kenya

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