10 Field Officers Jobs in Kenya 2019
Job Employment Kenya: 10 Field Officers Jobs in Kenya 2019
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Innovations for Poverty Action (IPA)

Position: Field Officer – Participatory Budgeting Project
Reporting To: Field Manager
Start Date: 4th March 2019
Deadline to Apply: 17th February 2019

Eligibility: Position open to local Kenyan
hires only.

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
About the Project: The Kenya Participatory
Budgeting Initiative (KPBI) builds on international practices supporting public
participation and social accountability at both the county and national levels.
The monitoring project leverages
opportunities in Kenya to pilot new monitoring techniques, better understand
Kenyan Participatory Budgeting programs, and use this knowledge to inform
Participatory Budgeting design and operation throughout the country.
The result will be a better
understanding of how Participatory Budgeting impacts citizens in Kenya as well
as a foundation for expanding novel, knowledge-generating monitoring techniques
across all of Kenya’s Participatory Budgeting programs.
About the Position: The
Field Officer under the general supervision of the Field Manager and within the
limits of Innovations for Poverty Action-Kenya policies will implement survey
field activities and functions. Below is a list of some of the general duties
and responsibilities of the Field Officer, to be carried out as needed
according to the determination of the Field Manager.
This position will be based in Baringo County and with up to
90% of field travel across all sub counties.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Data collection on SurveyCTO: Assist
with translations, piloting surveys and actual data collection.
Ensure proper respondent screening
for eligibility and administration of informed consent.
Providing feedback during debriefs on
field operations and survey instruments that will inform and monitor
improvements in project operations.
Ensure data integrity is maintained
always and minimize errors in survey administration
Completion of scheduled activities
each day in a timely manner including keeping logs of work accomplished and
call backs as assigned by SFO and PB management.

Interact with community members with
the highest level of integrity and understanding.
Assist in daily electronic devices
maintenance and storage
FO will be required to attend an
intensive one-week training prior to data collection.
Other tasks as assigned by the
Qualifications and Experience:
Bachelor’s degree or Diploma in social
sciences, public policy, or related fields.
2-3 years of field research
experience. Extensive experience in implementing data collection.
Previous experience in translation
and survey administration.
Demonstrated experience in data
collection at various levels (planning, piloting and collecting)
Excellent management and
organizational skills.
Flexible, self-motivating, able to
manage multiple tasks efficiently and team player
Effective communication skills with
fluency in Tugen or Pokot a must, but also English and Swahili
Previous tablet-based survey
experience / computer literate.
Experience in conducting data
collection in Baringo.
Experience in developing work plan,
survey tracking and reporting.
Demonstrated ability to work in
demanding environment including weekends.

Disclaimer: The above statements are
intended to describe the general nature and level of the work being performed
by the Field Officer PB Project. 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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