Many job offers of Data collectors of International Alert(Deadline: 2023-05-21)


Job Title: Data Collectors

Location: Depending on available role and locations

Contract length: Standby role hired as per available M&E activities

International Alert

International Alert has been working for over 30 years with people directly affected by conflict to find peaceful solutions.

We believe in a world where people resolve their differences without violence and can build a more peaceful future for their families and communities.

We build a more peaceful world by collaborating with people from across divides to resolve the root causes of conflict, because everyone can play a part in building peace, every day.

We work alongside local communities, partners, businesses, and policymakers to turn our in-depth research and analysis into practical solutions and action on the ground.

And we bring together people from the grassroots to the policy level to inspire and amplify the voice of peace, because it is only together that we can achieve change. To learn more

about how and where we work, visit

About the role

International Alert Rwanda seek to update its Data Collectors’ database, commonly referred to as Enumerators, to meet the needs for conducting rigorous research and monitoring activities.

Monitoring and Evaluation frequently relies on the external support to collect real-time monitoring data, annual assessment, baseline and end-line data, including research and evaluation for different projects.

Enumerators will participate in different trainings to be debriefed and trained prior to being deployed to various parts of the country.

Data collector (Enumerator) signs a work-based contract on the needs and available opportunities. Upon request of M&E and research teams/supervisors, a successful enumerator in the pool is called for data collection in qualitative research and rigorous evaluation to cascade a complete function to research needs. The Enumerator will play a critical role in planning and carrying out data collection and will work closely with the M&E team and Project Team to perform a variety of tasks including, but not limited to:

Duties and Responsibilities

In close collaboration with the M&E staffs/local consultants, the data collectors will undertake the following specific tasks:

  • Collect quality data using both qualitative and quantitative tools/methods;
  • Transmit data collected to her/his supervisor/M&E team on a daily basis.
  • Ensure that the data is collected from the right people (as selected by M&E team/team leaders/local consultants);
  • Ensure that collected data reflects responses provided by respondents and that it is well captured in the required format/software;
  • Document and communicate to the field supervisor issues encountered during data collection exercise;
  • Attend after-data collection evaluation workshop to share experiences with other enumerators and local consultant;
  • Check the quality of transcripts and translations;
  • Contribute to the interpretation of data and analysis where necessary;
  • Perform other activities as needed and indicated by the field supervisor or local consultant;
  • Avoid causing conflicts and troubles with other team members during the field work;

Essential skills and qualifications

The desired candidates should meet the following requirements:

  • Holding at least a bachelor’s degree in social sciences, Conflict and Peace Studies, development and business studies, Statistics, Economics, Health, IT or Data Science.
  • Prior experience with quantitative and qualitative data collection on reconciliation, social cohesion, mental health and livelihood for peace (at least 3 recommendations);
  • A good understanding of the sociopolitical context of Rwanda is a pre-requisite.
  • Should be familiar with computer-assisted interviews (ODK, CTO) and have the ability to use electronic devices, i.e. tablets or smartphones
  • Prior experience in providing psychosocial support to people with the psychological/emotional problem is an asset;
  • Good communication skills in Kinyarwanda, English and French.
  • Ability to maintain the anonymity/confidentiality and trust with people.
  • Willingness to travel independently and extensively within rural communities.

How to apply?

Please use this link to apply before 21/05/2023

Please note that the following:

  • This is a local position
  • Women candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.


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