Temporary Data Collectors x25 at IntraHealth

By | January 22, 2020

INGOBYI ACTIVITY
GOLDEN PLAZA, 3rd Floor
KG 546 Street 1
P.O. Box 6639-Kigali
Tel.: + (250) 738795924
Kacyiru, Kigali
www.intrahealth.org

Temporary Data Collectors (25) Work Opportunity

For almost 40 years in over 100 countries, IntraHealth has partnered with local communities to make sure health workers are present where they’re needed most, ready to do the job, connected to the technology they need, and safe to do their very best work. Our programs are designed with a deep understanding of and appreciation for the context of human rights, gender equality and discrimination, economic empowerment, and changing populations. And the longstanding relationships we’ve built with government agencies, private-sector partners, and members of civil society make our efforts stronger and more effective. Join us and together we can make lasting changes in global health—for all of us.

 Summary of Role

IntraHealth is seeking 25 Temporary Data Collectors for the USAID Ingobyi Activity in Rwanda.

The Temporary Data Collectors, reporting to the Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Director, will be responsible for collecting data from study participants, including getting informed consent, filling in the survey questionnaires conducting in-depth interviews for the selected participants and service providers. The Data Collectors will be responsible for entering questionnaires into the respective databases and also take photos as per the study requirements and will be required to write a brief report for their respective study sites. The

 ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Recruitment of study participants;
  • Provide information to, and take consent from, potential study participants;
  • Collect data using both qualitative and quantitative tools/methods, including taking photographs;
  • Track research participants, and perform any necessary follow-up tasks;
  • Check the quality of transcripts and translations;
  • Contribute to the interpretation of data and analysis;
  • Ensure the study is carried out ethically and according to applicable laws and regulations;
  • Perform other activities as needed and indicated by the Research Coordinator or other study investigators;

MINIMUM EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS

Essential

  • Bachelor’s degree in social sciences, statistics, population studies, public health or related field;
  • At least a minimum of one (1) year working experience in monitoring and evaluation of data collection preferably on health projects (reproductive, maternal, newborn, child health, and malaria);
  • Demonstrable thoroughness and care for high-quality work;
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills in English and Kinyarwanda;
  • Computer literacy and ability to use Word, Excel, and PowerPoint;
  • Ability to work independently and to take initiative;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and a highly professional attitude;

 Desirable

  • Good understanding of research methodologies, including data collection;
  • Experience in conducting data collection using qualitative and quantitative approaches;
  • Effective communication skills and teamwork;
  • Familiarity with working in both rural and urban areas with a focus on participatory processes;
  • Willingness to spend 90% of the time in the study areas and interact with different stakeholders;
  • Problem-solving ability;
  • Results-oriented and able to deliver on time;
  • Ability to work flexibly and good time management;

 Other Requirements

  • Ability to work on irregular schedule on some occasions and travel on short notice
  • Self-starter, competent and requires minimal supervision;
  • Ability to work effectively under pressure and meet competing deadlines;

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