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Nov 7, 2017

IPA Associate Field Manager (DSKUS Project) Job in Nairobi Kenya

Innovations for Poverty Action (IPA)

DSKUS Project
Job Vacancy: Associate Field Manager

(1 Position)
Reporting To: Research Associate
Start Date: ASAP
Location: Nairobi
Duration: 2 Months
Deadline to Apply: 8th November 2017
Eligibility: Position open to local Kenyan hires only
About Innovations for Poverty Action: Innovations for Poverty Action (IPA) is an international non-profit research organization dedicated to discovering and promoting effective solutions to global poverty problems. 

IPA works in partnership with development partners and academic researchers to create and evaluate approaches potential solutions to poverty problems using randomized evaluations in the fields of health, education, microfinance, governance and agriculture. 

We also mobilize and support these decision makers to use these solutions to build better programs and policies at scale.
About the Project: The primary research objective is to evaluate the effect that connection subsidies and a hygiene awareness campaign have on demand for sanitation in the informal settlement of Soweto, Kayole. Kenya. 

Other barriers to connection take up, such as collective action issues in multi-household compounds and resident versus non-resident landlords will be studied. 

Results of this study will be used to inform pricing of subsidy schemes for sewer connections globally. 

Combined with added knowledge about the effect of information and awareness campaigns, the goal of this study is to determine cost-effective policies to improve connectivity and usage of sewage systems in the developing world.
Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Assist in training and mentoring of field staff.
  • Planning, Budgeting (including making necessary requests in time) and coordinating field activities.
  • Supervising field staff.
  • Evaluating field staff.
  • Doing data quality checks including back checks and spot checks.
  • Keeping track of project schedule and development.
  • Process and ensure transport expenses by Senior Field Officers are within limits.
  • Ensure proper storage and handling of field equipment such as tablets.
  • Communicating and establishing good working relations with local administration officials.
  • Assist in monitoring and maintenance of various study inventory for example gifts to respondents
  • Report to the RA on field work activities and provide useful feedback on survey and general field activities
  • Any other duties assigned by the RA.
Qualifications and Experience:
  • University degree in social sciences, economics, community development or its equivalent.
  • Minimum 1 year with demonstrated field experience in community research and development programs.
  • Minimum 1 year in a leadership role on community research and development programs.
  • Excellent verbal communication skills in both English and Kiswahili.
  • Experience executing quantitative data collection.
  • Experience in CAI preferably SurveyCTO
  • Well organized, flexible, detail-oriented, excellent listening skills.
  • Strong ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Willingness to work in informal settlements (slum) environment.
How to Apply

CLICK HERE to apply online

DISCLAIMER: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of the work being performed by the Associate Field Manager-DSKUS Project. The statements are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all possible duties, tasks, and responsibilities. Management reserves the right to amend and change responsibilities to meet organizational needs as necessary. Please note that IPA will never request any form of payment from an applicant.

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