• +256200901387
  • smiles@ruralsmiles.org
  • Job Context

    Rural Smiles Foundation is implementing projects in Kisoro, Kanungu, Rukungiri, Kagadi, Mitooma, Kyenjojo, Kaliro, Rubanda, Luuka, Kiryandongo, and Rubirizi with a field office in Kibaale and Mbale
    Rural Smiles Foundation now seeks to recruit Enumerators to support the Planning, Evaluation, and Learning department by conducting Baseline Household Surveys in Rukiga, Buhweju, Kitagwenda, Kyenjojo, Kaliro, Bunyangabu, Kiryandongo, Rubirizi, Rakai and Mbale districts. The exercise will run for 1 month with a possible extension for another month.

  • Job Responsibility

    Job Summary
    With the support and supervision of the Rural Smiles Foundation Planning Evaluation and Learning team and following Rural Smiles Foundation guidelines and ethical procedures, Enumerators will support the data collection exercise and ensure that accurate data is collected and disseminated.

    Specific Responsibilities;
    • Attend training in evaluation procedures and tools
    • Pretest the data collection tools
    • Conduct informed consent processes with relevant local leadership structures and potential households before collecting the data;
    • Implement the scheduled work plan.
    • Ensure daily targets are hit, but ensure quality.
    • Arrange and conduct interviews in accordance with predetermined interview guidelines, data collection procedures, tools, and documentation procedures;
    • Code and verify data collected;
    • Ensure the data collected is accurate, cleaned, complete, properly handled, and stored in accordance with the principles of confidentiality;
    • Take responsibility for the data collection tools, such as Tablets and computers entrusted to him/her during the data collection period;
    • Take part and perform any job-related duties assigned by the lead Rural Smiles Foundation personnel.

  • Educational Requirement

    Candidates who fit the following criteria are strongly encouraged to apply:
    • Bachelor’s degree in Statistics, Economics, Business or Commerce, Social Sciences or any other related field

  • Experience Requirement


    • Previous experience in data collection is a MUST

  • Additional Requirement


    • Excellent probing skills in the execution of duties of data collection
    • Work under minimum supervision to deliver results in the stipulated time.
    • Prior demonstrable experience in research methods is an added advantage
    • Excellent knowledge and use of Excel and digital data collection tools, especially CSEntry
    • Ability to understand and apply specified field data collection procedures and protocols
    • Ability to work in a team (good team player) and independently
    • Excellent communication skills
    • Ability to maintain data ethics
    • Able to work and travel in remote and hard-to-reach areas for long hours
    • Ability to demonstrate moral values that are acceptable within the rural setting across communities
    • Ability to uphold the reputation and credibility of the organization within partner communities during the period of the survey
    • Ability to walk on very difficult terrains and for long hours to access respondents
    • Excellent command of English, Lusoga (Kaliro) and Runyankole/Rukiga (Kanungu, Rubanda & Mitooma) languages is a MUST.

  • Others Benefits

    Competitive salary, daily per diem. 

Dead Line Expired

Jobs Information

  • Organization Name

    Rural Smiles Foundation
  • Job Category

    Data Collection
  • Job Position

    Enumerators
  • Job Type

    project based
  • Salary

    RSF004 - scale
  • Job Location

    Uganda
  • Deadline

    16 Feb 2024