RELB Project 14 Field Officers Jobs in Kenya

RELB Project 14 Field Officers Jobs in Kenya

About Innovations for Poverty Action:

  • Innovations for Poverty Action (IPA) is an international non-profit research organization dedicated to discovering and promoting effective solutions to global poverty problems.

  • IPA works in partnership with development partners and academic researchers to create and evaluate approaches potential solutions to poverty problems using randomized evaluations in the fields of health, education, microfinance, governance, and agriculture.

  • We also mobilize and support these decision makers to use these solutions to build better programs and policies at scale.

    About the Project:

  • The RELB project is a study that seeks to establish the role of religious behaviour on people’s beliefs in Busia County.

  • The study amins to measure perceived returns to church donations among members of various types of Christian churches as well as measure pro-social and anti-social behaviour of people towards members of different religions and churches, and towards people of different ethnicity.

  • The study will employ the use of in-field social experiments such dictator’s game, incentivized questions etc..

    About the Position:

  • The Field Officer under the general supervision of the Senior Field Officer and within the limits of Innovations for Poverty Action-Kenya policies will primarily be responsible for collection of high-quality data.

  • Below is a list of some of the general duties and responsibilities of the Field Officer to be carried out as needed according to the determination of the Field managers and Associate Research Manager.

    Duties and Responsibilities

  • Administer household surveys to adults in Busia County in Swahili using SurveyCTO

  • Visiting and tracking of survey respondents to administer the survey tools

  • Diligent completion of checklists and other means of monitoring data

  • Always assist in organizing materials in readiness for field work and for data
    processing and organizing data collected from the field and ensuring safety of these materials.

  • Providing feedback during debriefs on data collection activities and survey instruments that will inform and monitor improvements in project operations.

  • Ensure data integrity is always maintained and minimize errors in survey administration

  • Other duties related to project implementation and administrative tasks as needed.

    Qualifications and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree or Diploma in Social Sciences or related fields from a recognized learning institution.

  • Excellent verbal communication skills with fluency in the Swahili language.

  • Well organized, detail-oriented, excellent listening skills.

  • Experience in using surveyCTO for data collection

  • Proven ability to exercise discretion in dealing with confidential or sensitive matters.

  • Willing and able to traverse various study regions by public transport.

  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team

  • Ability to recall important details and apply existing knowledge to new situations.

  • Capability to exercise honesty, trustworthiness, and HIGH INTEGRITY.

  • Willing to stay and work comfortably in any part of Busia County during the duration of the study.

  • Prior experience in household data collection with in-field experiments or games such as dictator’s game, incentivized questions etc. will be an added advantage.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; RELB Project 14 Field Officers Jobs in Kenya

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