Wednesday, June 6, 2018

3 Job Positions at Innovations for Poverty Action(IPA)

  Xpresstz       Wednesday, June 6, 2018
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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.


POSITION: Senior Field Officers (3 positions)
DEADLINE TO APPLY: June 7th
START DATE: June 18th
LOCATION: Tanga, Kilimanjaro, Mbeya, Tabora, and Morogoro
REPORTING TO: Field Manager
LENGTH OF COMMITMENT: 1.5 months with the possibility of extension
ELIGIBILITY: Position open to local Tanzanian hires only.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Help ensure that targets are met on time and that all activities are carried out in accordance with the study design.
  • Schedule and attend meetings between IPA and Local Leaders.
  • Ensuring effective communication between all the team members
  • Ensure data integrity is maintained at all times and minimize errors in recording all data.
  • Accurate daily reporting and tracking for oneself and within assigned team.
  • Demonstrate integrity and understanding during interaction with community members and local leaders
  • On non-field days, accurately perform office duties for instance translation and data entry.
  • Maintaining security and quality of project assets and materials.
  • Overseeing a field team of up to 10 field officers
  • Diligent planning of all field activities to ensure mobilization and data collection goals are being hit
  • Frequent check-in with field staff and problem-solving of field activities
  • Ensuring staff is familiar with goals and procedures.
  • Punctuality: both to determined daily schedule, scheduled meetings with local leaders, and appointments with participants.
  • Maintain team cohesion and respect among team members.
  • Maintaining security and quality of project assets and materials.
Qualifications
  • Management experience is required.
  • A Certificate, diploma or bachelor’s degree in economics, social sciences, public policy, or related field is required
  • Flexible, self-motivating, able to manage multiple tasks efficiently, and team player
  • Excellent verbal communication skills in both English and Kiswahili
  • Well organized, detail-oriented, and excellent listening skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • At least 2 years of research experience
  • Preferred experience with STATA and SurveyCTO
  • A strong interest in the field of impact evaluation
  • Experience in both qualitative and quantitative data collection.
TO APPLY: Send CV to jmugango@poverty-action.org and “cc” akweka@poverty-action.org. Only
shortlisted applications will be contacted.
DISCLAIMER:
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of the work being performed by the Field Officer – Foreigner Effects. 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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