The Indaba Agricultural Policy Research Institute (IAPRI) is Zambia’s first premier and indigenous policy research institute dedicated to analysis of the agricultural and environmental sectors while also offering outreach services and capacity building. IAPRI is a non-profit company limited by guarantee and collaboratively works with public and private stakeholders. Established in 2011, the Think Tank provides empirically grounded policy advice on agricultural and natural resource management policies and rural livelihoods more broadly.
IAPRI in collaboration with Scaling Up Nutrition learning and Evaluation (SUN LE) project and the National Food and Nutrition Commission (NFNC), with the support of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) will be conducting data collection exercise for the Scaling Up Nutrition First 1000 Most Critical Days Program (SUN/MCDP) II Midline survey.
The midline survey is designed to track progress against SUN 2.0 indicators in the 30 priority districts. The survey will estimate the nutrition status of women and children 0- 23 months old and assess progress made in addressing underlying factors associated with malnutrition.
IAPRI is recruiting for various positions to support this exercise.

1. Data Enumerators/Research Assistants (75 positions)

Successful candidates are expected to perform the following duties and responsibilities:

  • Attend the training course and other scheduled meetings.
  • Become fully familiar with the questionnaire.
  • Participate in listing of households
  • Administer questionnaire (using CAPI) to households in your assigned districts as directed by the supervisor.
  • Review each completed questionnaire for accuracy and completeness with your supervisor immediately after completing the interview.
  • Upload completed questionnaires each day.
  • Perform any other functions which the supervisor may assign you from time to time in furtherance of the survey.
  • Keep all the survey retainable materials safe.
  • Keep all information received from respondents completely confidential.
  • Cooperative with all members of the team.

Basic qualifications, skills, and requirements:

  1. Zambian citizen or permanent resident.
  2. High school certificate. Tertiary level of education will be an added advantage
  3. At least two years’ work experience in data collection at the Household level or/and experience with the provision of maternal and child services.
  4. Able to use smartphones or tablets.
  5. Able to follow written instructions and read maps.
  6. Industrious, tactful, conscientious, reliable, energetic, and capable of exercising good judgment
  7. Willing to work long hours, including evenings, weekends, and as required for a short period of time.
  8. Relevant language skills.
  9. Able to read and speak the language of the assessment
  10. Minimum 20 years of age
  11. Able and willing to live in a field setting for 6-8 weeks
  12. Have a basic understanding of nutrition

Indaba Agricultural Policy Research Institute
26A Middle way Road, Kabulonga, Lusaka
Mail: P.O. 320142, Woodlands, Lusaka, Zambia
Tel: 260-211-261194/97, 260 977 771 097/81
Fax: 260-211-261199,
Email: info@iapri.org.zm, Website: www.iapri.org.zm
Centre of Agricultural Policy Excellence

 

2. Data Collection Supervisors (15 positions)

  • Successful candidates are expected to perform the following duties and responsibilities:
  • Attend the training course and other scheduled meetings.
  • Become fully familiar with the questionnaire.
  • Lead and guide Enumerators and ensure they perform their work according to protocol and data collection manual.
  • Ensure that each person taking part in the survey under your supervision carries his/her full load of work and that all work is completed accurately and on time as specified in the data collection manual and schedule.
  • Review and validate each interview file from the enumerator before submission to the Quality Controller.
  • Communicate updates of team movements (between enumeration areas and districts) and or logistical issues with the survey manager in a timely manner.
  • Perform courtesy calls in each district and or enumeration area at the relevant points of contact before enumeration begins.
  • Oversee listing of households in the respective enumeration areas and perform sampling of households
  • Keep all information received completely confidential.

Basic qualifications, skills, and requirements:

  1. Zambian citizen or permanent resident;
  2. Minimum of three years’ relevant work experience (preferably in research or data collection) or Bachelor’s degree;
  3. Minimum 25 years of age
  4. Prior work experience with fieldwork supervision and/or leadership
  5. Organizational ability and attention to detail
  6. Able to use smartphones, tablets
  7. Strong computer skills (to download and review electronic data)
  8. Able to follow written instructions read maps
  9. Industrious, tactful, conscientious, reliable, energetic, and capable of exercising good judgment;
  10. Willing to work long hours, including evenings, weekends and as required for a short period of time;
  11. Relevant language skills; and
  12. Able to read and speak the language of the assessment.
  13. Able and willing to live be available for the duration of the survey

Indaba Agricultural Policy Research Institute
26A Middle way Road, Kabulonga, Lusaka
Mail: P.O. 320142, Woodlands, Lusaka, Zambia
Tel: 260-211-261194/97, 260 977 771 097/81
Fax: 260-211-261199,
Email: info@iapri.org.zm, Website: www.iapri.org.zm
Centre Agricultural Policy Excellence

 

3. Data Collection Quality Controllers (8 positions)

Successful candidates are expected to perform the following duties and responsibilities:

  • Attend the training course and other scheduled meetings.
  • Participate in the various activities during the data collectors training
  • Become fully familiar with the questionnaire.
  • Work with the supervisor to ensure that the questionnaires are completed accordingly for the particular Enumeration area.
  • Document daily reports arising from the questionnaires to be shared with the senior research fellow and the survey manager.
  • Review each completed questionnaire for accuracy and completeness
  • Keep all information received completely confidential.
  • Manage data from the teams assigned
  • Any other duties assigned to them.

Basic qualifications, skills and requirements:

  1. Zambian citizen or permanent resident;
  2. Minimum of five years’ relevant work experience (preferably in research or data collection) or Bachelor’s degree;
  3. Minimum 25 years of age
  4. Prior work experience with fieldwork supervision and/or leadership;
  5. Experience in people management;
  6. Organizational ability and attention to detail;
  7. Experience in Data quality control during survey data collection will be an added advantage
  8. Able to use smart phones, tablets;
  9. Strong computer skills (to download and review electronic data);
  10. Industrious, tactful, conscientious, reliable, energetic, and capable of exercising good judgment.

Successful candidates are expected to perform the following duties and responsibilities:

  • Attend the training course and other scheduled meetings.
  • Become fully familiar with the questionnaire and training manual.
  • Able to read the maps
  • Participate in listing of households
  • Conduct hemoglobin testing among women and children
  • Conduct anthropometric measurement of sampled women and children.
  • Complete all the data collection activities as required and keep a clear and concise records as directed by the supervisors.
  • Perform any other functions which the supervisor may assign you from time to time in furtherance of the survey.
  • Keep all information received from respondents strictly confidential.
  • Work collaboratively with all the teams members.
  • Keep all the survey equipment securely.
  • Ensure that all survey materials are looked after properly, clean and returned to the supervisor after the survey exercise is completed.

Basic qualifications, skills and requirements:

  1. Zambian citizen or permanent resident.
  2. Tertiary level education in nursing.
  3. Practising licence and be registered by the health professional association.
    Indaba Agricultural Policy Research Institute
  4. At least two years’ work experience in conducting human health test especially in maternal and child services;
  5. Able to use smart phones or tablets.
  6. Able to follow written instructions and read maps;
  7. Relevant language skills.
  8. 20 years of age or older at the start of duties;
  9. Industrious, tactful, conscientious, reliable, energetic, and capable of exercising good judgment;
  10. Willing to work long hours, including evenings, weekends and as required for a short period of time; and 
  11. Able and willing to live in field setting for 6-8 weeks.

26A Middle way Road, Kabulonga, Lusaka
Mail: P.O. 320142, Woodlands, Lusaka, Zambia
Tel: 260-211-261194/97, 260 977 771 097/81
Fax: 260-211-261199,
Email: info@iapri.org.zm, Website: www.iapri.org.zm
Centre of Agricultural Policy Excellence