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Massive Recruitment of Enumerators in Kenya – NGO

date: June 14, 2021 


Kisumu & Kisii Counties

frame: July – August 2021

Madrasa Early Childhood Programme

The Madrasa Early
Childhood Development Programme, Kenya (MECP-K), an affiliate of Aga Khan
Foundation East Africa was established in 1986.

MECP-K is implementing a
project titled “***Scaling Up Affordable, Quality, and Contextually Relevant
Pre-school Provision in Kenya**”* in 113 ECDE centres in Kisumu and Kisii
counties. MECP-K will be undertaking a comprehensive and participatory child
assessment of girls and boys who have transitioned to primary schools. The
study will involve the collection of data based on a series of exercises with
children (aged between 5 and 6 years old) focusing on the following domains;
receptive and expressive language, socio-emotional development, gross and fine
motor skills, and cognitive function.

MECP-K is seeking
dynamic and qualified individuals for enumerator positions to support in data
collection for this study in Kisumu and Kisii counties.


  • Attend the
    entire sessions of the enumerators’ training as will be required.

  • Collect
    data using child-friendly methodologies and approaches with sampled girls
    and boys in select primary schools.**

  • Accurately
    collect data using digital devices (Tablets).**

  • Review the
    collected data with the field supervisor at end of every day before
    sending over to the server.

  • Participate
    in process review meetings as will be advised by the Study Supervisor
    during the data collection.

  • Take
    utmost good care of the data collection tablet and other assets that may
    be provided during this engagement, and return the same at the end of the
    assignment **

  • Uphold
    ethical standards and protocols during data collection, and adhere to
    privacy and confidentiality procedures. **


A successful candidate
should have the following qualifications, skills and experience:

  • At least
    Diploma level training in social sciences (preferably Education) or any
    related field from reputable institution.

  • Demonstrated
    experience in data collection that involved working with children.**

  • Ability to
    travel to various ECDE centres within the counties.**

  • Experience
    using Android based tablets or Smartphones (past use of mobile based data
    collection applications will be an added advantage).**

  • Ability to
    communicate effectively in Kiswahili and English, and proficiency in local
    languages. Please note that part of the training will be conducted in
    English and comfort in this language is preferred.**

  • Highly
    organized, capable of handling multiple priorities and managing time

  • Friendly
    personality in working with children**


The key deliverables
will include;

  • Collection
    of data and uploading to the server

  • Submit
    field notes on the process of data collection including any important
    observations and challenges during data collection

  • Handover
    the data collection tablet in good working condition

Duration: The data collection exercise is intended to take a maximum of 12 working
days (9th to 24th August 2021) in Kisii and
Kisumu counties.

to Apply

Application Procedures

Interested candidates should submit a copy of resume and cover
letter which outlines your contact details, previous experience and studies
involved in and confirmation of your availability between July and August 2021.

Applications should be submitted via the following link. not later
than June 14th, 2021.

NB: Only shortlisted candidates will be

“MECP-K is an Equal Opportunity Employer and
is Committed to Safeguarding and Promoting the Welfare of Children and
Vulnerable Adults.

*Successful applicants will be required to
adhere to these commitments and sign a child protection agreement.

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