Street Child is a UK charity, established in 2008, that aims to create educational opportunity for some of the world's most vulnerable children. Street Child began its work in Sierra Leone in 2008 working with a small number of street children, eight years later we have helped to transform the lives of more than 50,000 children across Sierra Leone, Liberia and Nepal. In 2017, we launched our first project in Nigeria helping children impacted by conflict in the North East to access education.
We are recruiting to fill the position below:
Job Title: Enumerator
Locations: Borno, Adamawa, Yobe and Edo
Reports To: MEAL Officer
Slot: Borno (50), Adamawa (50), Yobe (30) and Edo (20)
Contract Term: Temporary
Working Hours: As required
About the Job
The Enumerator’s contract is on a need-for-work basis and is not a full-time role. This role is for candidates already based in the targeted locations, however, there may be occasion(s) which will require travel to other LGAs and the enumerator may be required to be spend few days in the field.
The enumerator is primarily responsible for collecting qualitative/quantitative field data and data entry using mobile platforms (e. g koboCollect or SurveyMonkey). They have direct contact with respondents and have a great bearing on the quality of data collected and ultimately on the quality of data output.
The enumerator will work under the guidance and supervision of Street Child MEAL Officer, and oversighted by the MEAL Manager.
Study the data collection tools and study protocol
Participate in sourcing Households and Learners within the various LGA in the BAY state.
Collect data and measure information on variables of interest in line with the data collection tool
Participate in daily briefing on key achievements, challenges and solutions
Provide timely responses on data query for clarification and be willing to redo if required.
Provide reliable, accurate, valid and relevant data relating to the subject matter (data is free of bias and not subjective).
Ensure anonymity of respondents and develop relationship of trust and safe space during data collection exercise with respondents.
Comply with Street Child Nigeria policies and practice with respect to code of conduct, safety and security, equal opportunities and other relevant policies and procedure
Strict adherence to time frame of assignments
Take responsibility for project equipment that you may be entrusted with.
Effectively manage all project resources
Any other tasks that may be assigned.
Commitment to Street Child mission, vision and values, and the ability to convey with enthusiasm Street Child’s role in accompanying and serving forcibly displaced people and in advocating for their right to protection and a life in dignity.
High integrity, honesty and confidentiality; ability to deal tactfully and discreetly with situations, people and information.
Acceptance of diversity and inclusion as a core value.
Willingness to work in flexible, sub-optimal, stressful and unstable environment.
Minimum High School certificate.
OND / HND / Bachelor’s Degree in related field is desired.
Prior experience in qualitative / quantitative data collection, specifically conducting in-depth interviews, FGDs and experience in probing for clearer answers
Good understanding of the humanitarian context in Nigeria.
Required Skills / Abilities:
Experience in data collection
Experience in using digital data collection tools and tablets
Experience in working with community members of diverse backgrounds
Excellent communication & influencing skills (Fluency in Hausa and English languages)
Experience with relevant software packages, including Microsoft Excel
Experience in working with an INGO is an added advantage
Experience working in rural communities in Northern Nigeria
Be based in one of the BAY states and be willing to work in one of the LGA
Self-starter, energetic, and friendly
Comfortable with new ways of thinking and working
Humble and pays attention to details
This is a temporary engagement, and successful applicants are expected to be resident in state all through the period of engagement. Also, remuneration will be paid based on the tasks carried out.
Street Child is committed to the safeguarding and protection of the communities we serve, our partners, our volunteers, and our staff. As part of this commitment to safeguarding, all offers of employment will be subject to satisfactory references and appropriate background checks.
Street Child also participates in the Inter Agency Misconduct Disclosure Scheme. In line with this Scheme, we will request information from job applicants’ previous employers about any findings of sexual exploitation, sexual abuse and/or sexual harassment during employment, or incidents under investigation when the applicant left employment.
Street Child welcomes applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age. Street Child Nigeria does not charge any fees for recruitment and does not use any employment mediator. Canvassing attempt at any stage of the recruitment process will lead to direct disqualification and black listing.