(TOR) to recruit Field Research Enumerators for Gikuriro Beneficiary Assessment


The purpose of these Terms of Reference (TOR) is to recruit Field Research Enumerator’s who will carry out data collection for CRS-Rwada Gikuriro Program Annual Beneficiary assessment. This document will provide the background and objectives of the assessment and the responsibilities of enumerators.


Gikuriro is implemented through a consortium of two International Agencies; Catholic Relief Services - USCCB (CRS) who is the prime and SNV, the Netherlands Development Organization a sub recipient. INWA works through decentralized Government of Rwanda (GoR) systems and structures and local civil society organizations (LCSOs) in the eight targeted districts. CRS and SNV pool significant technical expertise and capacity strengthening experience in the four key areas to catalyze results of existing actors: nutrition (CRS), hygiene and sanitation (SNV), capacity strengthening (CRS and SNV) and BCC (CRS and SNV).

Gikuriro embodies CRS and SNV’s programmatic and operational approach to improve the nutritional status of women of reproductive age and children under five, especially in the first 1,000 days of life. Nutrition and WASH are inextricably interlinked; poor sanitation and hygiene practices increase the risk of diseases that can contribute to malnutrition. Children with diarrhea eat less and are less able to absorb the nutrients from their food.

The program therefore, intends to conduct targeted assessment on its beneficiaries. This will be conducted using a light questionnaire and indicator load with Statistical representative samples at district level.

This assessment will only be targeted on 5 districts. These districts include: Nyabihu, Kicukiro, Nyarugenge, Kayonza and Ngoma. The purpose of this study is to conduct a targeted beneficiary assessment with light questionnaire to support internal program needs.
It is against this background that DUHAMIC-ADRI in collaboration with CRS would like to recruit 5 local enumerators who will carry out data collection in Kicukiro District in august 2017.

Job title: Enumerator (5)
Location: Kicukiro District
Duration of the assignment: 6 days data Collection excluding training
Overall Responsibilities:
The enumerator will be responsible for carrying out quantitative data collection using electronic devices at the household level (House hold survey). enumerator will have an important task of delivering first-hand information from the community.
He or she, working under the guidance of the field supervisor will thus be required to ascertain the accuracy information being collected.
Further, this nature of assignment requires that the enumerator is consistent across tables and that all tables and data sheets in the survey are adequately completed.
Enumerators must check over surveys upon completion and sign the survey verifying the accuracy of the survey.

Specific responsibilities and Tasks of the enumerator:

• Conduct test trials before the commencement of the actual household survey
• Study and understand all instruction included in the enumerators guide and provided through the preceding training
• Coordinate with the supervisor on how to carry out the survey and to report daily work done;
• Introduce yourself, explaining who you are and for who you are working in a manner that facilitates the participation of individuals in the survey;
• Accurately capture and record data from the household surveys using a tablet
• Double check and revise the survey at the end of the survey in order to correct mistakes and sign off on completed surveys as verification of the accuracy of the survey.
• Ensure adherence to the Code of Conduct for Enumerators.
Reporting Arrangements: The Enumerator will report to the Field supervisor.

Commencement period:

Orientation Session, pilot survey and Field data collection 2nd—3rd weeks of August 2017.

Qualifications and experience
• Knowledge of Nutrition, Environmental Health and public health is a requirement
• Previous experience conducting surveys (required)
• Experience in using smart phone or tablets (Android)
• Reside within Kicukiro District (required)
• Strong observation and communication capabilities Ability to work well both independently and in a team
• Bachelor’s degree in environmental science, psychology, sociology, statistics, education, health, or other relevant discipline or Student in the last years of University education
• Ability to read and write
• Fluent in Kinyarwanda and English
• Competencies in community mobilization and facilitation/training and good understanding of rural livelihoods
• Competencies in using ICT4D devices
Skills and Traits:
• Personable and able to build trusting relationships
• Able to remain impartial and maintain confidence
• Able to elicit information without leading the interviewee
Important code of conduct for enumerators

  Honesty and Integrity
  Confidentiality of research information

How to Apply

If you meet the requirements above, please send your application letter and CV plus telephone contacts to mugeni.grace@duhamic.org.rw and dushimimana.alexis@duhamic.org.rw.
The subject of the email must be Field Research Enumerator/GIKURIRO Program.

The closing date for submission of applications is Tuesday, July 25, 2017 by 5.00 pm (Kigali time); no later applications will be accepted.

Executive Secretary

DUHAMIC – ADRI through the partnership with Catholic Relief Services is implementing in Kicukiro District the USAID-funded Integrated WASH and Nutrition Activity (INWA) locally as GIKURIRO program with the main goal to to improve the nutritional status of women of reproductive age and children under five years of age, with an emphasis on the 1,000-day window of opportunity from pregnancy until a child’s second birthday. To ensure the smooth implementation of the field program activities, DUHAMIC-ADRI would like to recruit a high motivated and qualified Field Officer to work as WASH Officer for GIKURIRO Program.

Number of Position: One
Job location: Kicukiro District

Major Responsibilities

• Responsible for planning and implementing WASH related activities especially increase of and access to clean water by residents of Kicukiro District;
• Establishment and capacity building for Community water committees on operation and maintenance of water supply;
• Mobilize community members and support them in rehabilitation/construction of community water spring and water kiosks;
• Work closely with existing platforms at District and Community levels to promote water, hygiene and sanitation good practices;
• Organize and facilitate all related behavior change and social communication activities aiming at promoting proper hygiene, sanitation and use of clean water;
• Ensure that WASH and Nutrition are well integrated in all program interventions;

Qualifications and requirements

• University Degree (A0) in Environment and water engineering and other related field with at least two years of experience in water, sanitation and hygiene using CBEHPP approaches, water supply scheme management and community-based water resource management;
• Having proven oral and written communication skills with a fluency in English;
• Have basic computer literacy;
• Have been working in USAID-funded projects is an added advantage;
• Be available and ready to start immediately after recruitment.

How to apply

Motivated candidates who meet the requirements can submit their applications to DUHAMIC- ADRI Executive Secretary. Application letter addressed to DUHAMIC-ADRI Executive Secretary enclosed with a detailed CV, copies of degrees and certificates for the past experience and other relevant certificates, daytime telephone number and two professional referees shall be deposited at DUHAMIC-ADRI Head Office located in Kicukiro District, Niboye Sector opposite to NPD (former COTRACO) no later than Monday 12th November 2018 at 4:00 pm. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for exams. For more information, you may call to this service phone number 0788305329.

Done at Kigali on 02/11/2018

Executive Secretary

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