Technoserve Data Collector Jobs in Ethiopia

Technoserve Data Collector Jobs in Ethiopia

Job Id: 216246

Category: Business and Administration, Economics, Information Technology
Location: Addis Ababa and surrounding areas, Addis Ababa
Career Level: Junior Level (1+ - 2 years experience)
Employment Type: Full time
Salary: Per the organization scale

Job Description

I. TechnoServe Background:

TechnoServe works with enterprising people in the developing world to build competitive farms, businesses and industries. Founded in 1968, we are a nonprofit organization that develops business solutions to poverty by linking people to information, capital and markets.

Our work is rooted in the idea that given the opportunity, hardworking men and women in even the poorest places can generate income, jobs and wealth for their families and communities. In East Africa, we operate in Ethiopia, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania, and Uganda.

Across the region, we implement a range of large-scale value chain interventions, agribusiness programs and entrepreneurship/economic empowerment projects. With more than four decades of proven results, we believe in the power of private enterprise to transform lives.

II. Program Description:

LI-WAY is a five-year program implemented by a consortium of partners composed of the Netherlands Development Organization (SNV), Mercy Corps (MC), TechnoServe (TNS) and Save the Children International by the financial support from the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida).

The overall objective of the program is to contribute to sustainable poverty reduction and social stability in Addis Ababa. The specific objective is to improve the livelihoods of 200,000 poor people, of which at least 50% are women and 75% youth, by increasing their income and access to economic opportunities.

The program will achieve this through activating, catalyzing and promoting market-based solutions to address systemic constraints that undermine the potential of selected sub-sectors in creating jobs and increasing income for women, youth and the poor in Addis Ababa.

TechnoServe is focused on growth sector firms. Growth sector firms refers to medium and large manufacturing industries and grade 1-3 construction companies.

LI-WAY interventions aim to address constraints that are impeding the growth of these high potential industries, which present the opportunity to create more and higher-paying jobs for women and youth.

III. Position Description:

TechnoServe is planning to roll out a baseline survey in the coming two months. The purpose of the survey is to assess the constraints medium and large
manufacturing firms face related to production efficiency, using Kaizen first level status assessment tools.

The baseline study will be collected from 30 – 40 -manufacturing firms in Addis Ababa and its surrounding areas. The assigned data collector will be responsible for collecting data from the selected manufacturing firms and employees using a digital tablet.

I. Duties & Responsibilities

  • Attending the preparatory theoretical training given by TechnoServe or other partners.

  • Identify and establish contact with production managers or company appointees and building trust before starting data collection.

  • Getting consent from individuals and companies for conducting the interview by providing them letter and explaining the objective of the study.

  • Conducting survey in a gender sensitive way.

  • Survey the primary list of companies and employees assigned by TechnoServe and complete the survey provided by TechnoServe’s MEL Officer.

  • Survey companies and employees from the secondary or tertiary list of companies assigned by TechnoServe, only if a company from the primary sample list refused to participate in the survey or is no longer operating

  • The Data Collector should survey a minimum of one company and five employees per day

  • Provide daily update to the TechnoServe MEL Officer assigned to oversee the Data Collector about the number of surveys completed and any issue encountered when doing the surveys.

  • Synchronize the tablet every day or as required by the MEL Officer

  • Respond to requests for information about the data collection in a confidential way

  • Sharing appropriate information if required by TechnoServe’s MEL Officer

    Job Requirements

  • Minimum of first degree in any field of study

  • Experience in data collection, administering questionnaires and conducting interviews, in manufacturing firm is necessary

  • Good knowledge of both Amharic & English language is preferable

  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, group work and working in industrial environment skills

  • Experience working with digital tablets and SurveyCTO application is desirable.

    How to Apply

    Qualified and interested applicants should submit a cover letter & resume to until August 05. Please identify the position for which you are applying in the subject line.

    Only applicants meeting minimum qualifications will be contacted. No phone calls please.

    NB: Only short listed applicants will be communicated

    TechnoServe is an equal opportunity employer. Women are highly encouraged to apply. TechnoServe has the right to cancel this advertisement.

    Technoserve Data Collector Jobs in Ethiopia

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