Job Posting
Uganda Enumerator
March 29, 2022

Bridges to Prosperity (B2P) is an international non-governmental organization that specializes in the design and construction of trailbridges (pedestrian footbridges in rural areas. We are looking for a responsible enumerator to support the Monitoring and Evaluation department in carrying out pedestrian bridge catchment surveys and assessments for trailbridges in Uganda. This individual will be responsible for collecting quantitative and qualitative data in the field, communicating with local stakeholders to identify potential sites, and groundtruthing B2P’s remotely identified sites.

 

Responsibilities

  • Liaise with local government authorities to identify potential trailbridge sites
  • Communicate with district offices to gain support for field data collection activities
  • Communicate with village leaders to set up focus group meetings
  • Carry out bridge site vetting.
  • Coordinate with local officials to locate river crossings in need of a pedestrian bridge.
  • Conduct bridge catchment surveys which can last up to 7 days.
  • Log and upload information to B2P’s bridge request database.
  • Conduct assessments at requested and remotely identified bridge sites

 

Qualifications

Required

  • Education – Bachelor’s degree in development studies, engineering, demography, economics, geography, CIT, or relevant field (social sciences, statistics)
  • Knowledge and experience in field data collection
  • Familiarity with conducting social surveys and collecting data on tablets/smart phones.
  • Competency in Microsoft Office (Word and Excel)
  • Fluent in spoken and written English is required
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Flexible, capable of working independently, high integrity, and hard-working.

Preferred

  • Experience in doing focus group discussion and other data collection skills
  • At least 3 years experience in data collection.
  • Fluency in Luganda and Western Region languages
  • Driver’s License
  • Technical Writing
  • GIS Mapping

Location

This job will require field work in Uganda for up to 80% of the time with 2 weeks of field training.  The work will primarily be conducted in the Western Region of Uganda.

Because of the remoteness of the work the assessor will be expected to work 6 days a week for assessments for consecutive weeks. For catchment surveys the enumerator will require 7 consecutive days of work.  The majority of the work will be completed outdoors.

 

Sound like you? Tell us a bit more about yourself below by 8 April, 2022.

 

We have seen firsthand the benefits of a diverse team, and the strength that comes with diversity in experience, background, and perspective. We strongly encourage applications from individuals that would bring a unique or underrepresented perspective to our organization.