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START DATE            :         November 2021                               DURATION              :         5 Months

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 to 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 position : Reporting to the Senior Field Managers will primarily be responsible for data collection for this study. He/she will be predominantly based in the field.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Undergo an intensive training
  • Familiarization with the missions of IPA
  • Collect data according to protocols of IPA
  • Report progress and challenges regularly to Field Manager
  • Accurate daily reporting and tracking for oneself and within assigned team
  • Ensure data integrity is maintained at all times and minimize errors in recording data
  • Punctuality: both to determined daily schedule, scheduled meetings with local leaders, and any other meetings
  • Maintain team cohesion and respect among team members
  • Demonstrate integrity and understanding during interaction with community members/leaders and partner organization staff
  • Maintaining security and quality of project assets and materials

Qualification and Experience

  • At least a College diploma from recognized Institution in any research related field with data collection experience
  • Must possess a valid human subject certificate by Collaborative Institutional Training Institute
  • Must be 18 years and above
  • Familiarity with Commcare, Survey CTO, ODK, or any electronic data collection softwares
  • Excellent verbal communication skills in both English and Chichewa.
  • Well organized, detail-oriented, and excellent listening skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Experience conducting long surveys on tablets are a strong plus
  • Those with experience in Anthropometrics survey/any health survey using Anthropometric equipment will have an added advantage

TO APPLY:    If you are interested and meet the above requirements, apply by  Clicking Here  by  midnight October 25th, 2021

This also confirms that by applying for the above-mentioned position you consent to IPA to conduct qualification, ID, Criminal and Reference checks which is part of our recruitment process.

DISCLAIMER The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of the work being performed by the  Field Officer – Malawi Family Planning Study.  The statements are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all possible duties, tasks, and responsibilities. Management reserves the right to amend and change responsibilities to meet organizational needs as necessary.  Please note that IPA will never request any form of payment from an applicant.

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