Rwanda Country Programme, Kigali Rwanda
Save the Children International Rwanda Country office started working in Rwanda since in 1994, in the aftermath of genocide against the Tutsi, focusing mainly in tracing parents or relatives of thousands of children who had become separated from their families. Since then, Save the Children have been working in partnership with the government and local stakeholders to promote a bright future for Rwanda’s children.
Our Vision is a world in which every child attains the right to survival, protection, development and participation while our mission is to inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children, and to achieve immediate and lasting change in their lives.
In order to achieve the above vision and mission, Save the Children International Rwanda Country office has structured its interventions around five thematic areas that include: Child Protection, Child Rights Governance, Health and Nutrition, Education (Early Childhood Care and Development and Basic education) and Humanitarian Response (Primary health, protection, education and livelihoods).
As part of its activities, Save the Children conducts research and evaluation activities with the aim to generate evidence that informs its core interventions. It is in this regard that Save the Children wishes to invite competent and experienced candidates to submit their applications for this position.
SC Rwanda Country Office seeks to hire qualified, committed and experienced national staff to fill the following positions:
Number of Position:100
Place of Work:Across the country
Reports to:Time frame:
Senior Research and Evaluation Specialist:One year
Tentative start date: ASAP
Level 3 – the responsibilities of the post may require the post holder to have regular contact with or access to children or young people
- Scope of the Work
The scope of the assignment varies from one research/evaluation project to another and this will clearly be defined in specific research proposals. Successful enumerators will be called-upon on temporary basis (fixed period) based on the ongoing activity and be given fixed-term contracts.
KEY AREAS OF ACCOUNTABILITY:
Enumerators will perform the following tasks:
- Participate in training sessions prior to field work,
- Conduct interviews in the field using survey instruments designed by Save the Children;
- Conduct field preparation, including engaging local authorities and identifying potential research participants;
- Support Save the Children research team in collecting primary data for both qualitative and quantitative research;
- Produce qualitative interview write-ups (transcripts);
- Upload and submit data collected on daily basis;
- Document any issues arising from field and submit a report to the field supervisor;
- Assist in any other tasks related to the delivery of the evaluation/research activities.
SKILLS AND BEHAVIOURS (our Values in Practice)
- Holds self-accountable for making decisions, managing resources efficiently, achieving and role modelling Save the Children values
- Holds the team and partners accountable to deliver on their responsibilities – giving them the freedom to deliver in the best way they see fit, providing the necessary development to improve performance and applying appropriate consequences when results are not achieved
- Sets ambitious and challenging goals for themselves, takes responsibility for their own personal development and encourages others to do the same
- Widely shares their personal vision for Save the Children, engages and motivates others
- Future orientated, thinks strategically
- Builds and maintains effective relationships, with their team, colleagues, members and external partners and supporters
- Values diversity, sees it as a source of competitive strength
- Approachable, good listener, easy to talk to
- Develops and encourages new and innovative solutions
- Willing to take disciplined risks
- Honest, encourages openness and transparency
QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE:
We are seeking for qualified and self-motivated individuals with the following key qualifications and competencies:
- At least a Bachelor’s degree in Education, Psychology, clinical Psychology, Pedagogy, social sciences, Population studies, statistics or any other related field
- Experience in data collection in districts and nationwide surveys (such as EGRA, EGMA, EICV, DHS and similar surveys)
- Experience in qualitative (interviewing, expert note-taking, high quality transcription), quantitative data collection as well as data entry
- Experience in translating document from Kinyarwanda to English and vice versa
- Experience in using digital devices for data collection, GPS equipment and PDAs/Android Tablets, photography and recording.
- At least 3 years of relevant experience
- Strong communication (written and spoken) skills in Kinyarwanda and English as well as interpersonal skills
- Willingness to work in rural areas and on weekends, if required
How to apply
All applications comprising of a detailed CV in English including 3 names of professional referees, copies of academic degrees and Certificate attesting the good candidate’s experience in similar works should submitted to Save the Children Rwanda Country Office electronically on: HR-Rwanda@savethechildren.org
The deadline for receiving applications is 22nd April 2018. Please mention: “SCI Enumerator” as subject of your mail
NB: Applications not fulfilling the requirements will not be considered. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted for interviews.
Note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
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