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Team Leader

To attend the training

ACTED Pakistan
Kandhkot
Contract
Category : Field Operations Salary : PKR50,000 Experience(s) : 5 Year

Overview

At least Master in social science or any other relevant field Minimum 3 years experience in supervising large scale field research, surveys, preferably in the field of public health and nutrition. Excellent in tasks/ activities managment.

About ACTED Pakistan

ACTED is a non-governmental organization with headquarters in Paris. Independent, private and not-for-profit, ACTED operates according to principles of non-discrimination and transparency. Our mission is to support vulnerable populations affected by wars, natural disasters and/or economic and social crises, and to accompany them in building a better future; thus contributing to the Millennium Development Goals. ACTED ‘Links Relief, Rehabilitation and Development’ to provide continued support to vulnerable communities as their needs evolve.

Job Description

Under the supervision of the Project Manager & Deputy Project Manager along with the technical support of the Area Coordinator, the  teamleaders are responsible for managing the time,  quality of work and logistics of the field enumerator’s teams, ensuring that they achieve targets and reporting regularly on the progress and quality of data collection. He is the link between the PM/DPM, AME monitors/ DEO  and the enumerators .

he ideal candidate shall have technical knowledge of nutrition and strong skills in supervising and  conducting interviews, focus groups discussion, case studies and surveys. Moreover, the candidate should be aware of the minimum standard that have to be ensured in data-collection used for research. The candidate needs to be willing and able to travel regularly to project sites and to other districts, and or where needed.

: Responsibilities

Objective 1: Data-collection activities

  • To attend the training and piloting phase of the survey procedure.
  • Dispatch the enumerators teams in the villages.
  • Conducts spot checks to ensure the right people are being interviewed and data is being collected correctly.
  • Does spot checks on how nutrition data is being collected.
  • Talks to community leader if a problem arises.
  • They will give district field leader a daily balance of what was achieved during the day.
  • To support Surveyors in planning and conducting a survey in various locations in districts of Sindh (for North Sindh: Kashmore and South Sindh (Badin).
  • To ensure quality through regular checks of data collected and will randomly visit to check the interviewed HH/individual.
  • To ensure that the teams plan their activities to achieve the targets in survey data collection before the given deadlines
  • To ensure that Surveyors obtain informed consent and respect confidentiality of information received.
  • Coaching surveyors on improving their skills and ensure they are correctly performing their data-collection task to ensure high quality data-collection: ensure that enumerators properly understand all questions and ask to respondents in the correct way and give appropriate feedback if not the case
  • To communicate any technical or administrative issues/ problems with the field coordinator.
  • To undertake a village level area analysis before deployment of enumerators  so that the survey is conducted smoothly in the villages.

Objective 2 – Beneficiary accountability

  • Ensure that all relations with the communities we work with are conducted in a respectful and consultative manner.
  • Ensure that communities are adequately consulted and informed about programme objectives, activities, selection criteria, and methodologies
  • Orient community members about accountability mechanism and disseminate the telephone number

    Objective 3 – General objectives

  • Carry out all activities according to the objectives of the programme and the beneficiary involvement strategy of programme.
  • Ensure on time completion of the tasks in line with the workplan.

Essential

  • At least Master in social science or any other relevant field
  • Minimum 3 years experience in supervising large scale field research, surveys, preferably in the field of public health and nutrition.
  • Excellent in tasks/ activities managment.
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Fluency in spoken and written English and Sindhi
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to establish good working relations with target communities.

Desired

  • Experience in working on large scale field research, surveys in the field of public health and nutrition

The candidate will work six days a week (Monday to Saturday) excluding Sundays.

 Note: Minorities, people with disabilities and women are encouraged to apply.

Skills

Job Details

Functional Area:
Total Positions:
5 Posts
Job Shift:
First Shift (Day)
Job Type:
Contract
Department:
Sind North
Job Location:
Gender:
No Preference
Minimum Education:
Masters
Degree Title:
Social Sciences, MBA, MPA, Msc,
Career Level:
Experienced Professional
Minimum Experience:
3 Years (Preference will be given to candidates from local districts having relevant experience.)
Work Permit:
Pakistan
Require Travel:
75%
Apply Before:
Nov 06, 2016
Posting Date:
Oct 31, 2016

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