Data Collector (x63)

Right to Care

Right to Care is at the vanguard in supporting and delivering prevention, care, and treatment services for HIV and associated diseases. We work with government and communities to find pioneering solutions to build and strengthening public healthcare. We embrace a strong entrepreneurial culture and focuses on innovation and the use of technology to enhance services, address skills shortages, and deliver quality healthcare outcomes. Our areas of expertise include HIV and TB care and treatment, pharmacy automation, medical male circumcision, and cervical cancer diagnosis and treatment.

About the Position

  • Request to Hire Ref#: RTCZ21-072
  • Date advertised: 14th July 2021
  • Closing date: 21st July 2021
  • Position: Data Collector X63
  • Location: Choma and Nyimba
  • Contract type: Temp
  • Contract duration: 26th Sept – 6th Nov 2021
  • Reporting to: Programme Manager
  • Job grade: N/A
  • Contact Person: Vacancy26
  • Contact email: vacancy26@righttocare.org

Position 1: IDELA Data Collector (Southern province x18), (Eastern province x 3)

Location: Southern and Eastern province

Main Purpose of the Job:

The main purpose of this position is to conduct end-line data collection using the International Development and Early Learning Assessment (IDELA) tool under the Scaling Up Early Childhood Development in Zambia (SUpErCDZ) project that has been co-funded by Grand Challenges Canada and USAID for implementation in the districts Kalomo, Choma and Pemba of Southern Province and Nyimba of Eastern Province. It is a requirement that the data collectors be fluent in one of the languages: Tonga and Nyanja/Nsenga for this work.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Grade 12 School Certificate
  • Minimum Diploma or Higher Diploma in social sciences or data relevant field. Degree will be an added advantage.
  • 2 – 3 years’ experience in quantitative and qualitative data collection, and data management.
  • Experience working with children or conducting data collection on children.
  • MUST display the ability to create rapport with children.
  • Experience administering the IDELA is an added advantage.
  • Excellent command of ciTonga for position in Southern province and ciNyanja/Nsenga languages for position in Eastern province.
  • Must be amenable to instruction.
  • Must have good interpersonal skills and ability to work in a team environment.

Position 2: MDAT Data Collector (Southern province x18), (Eastern province x 3)

Location: Southern and Eastern province

Main Purpose of the Job:

The primary responsibility of this position is to conduct child developmental assessment in quantitative data collection for endline data collection for the Scaling Up Early Childhood Development in Zambia (SUpErCDZ) project that has been co-funded by Grand Challenges Canada and USAID for implementation in the districts Kalomo, Choma and Pemba of Southern Province and Nyimba of Eastern Province. In addition to quantitative data, data collectors will also need to be able to interact with the children whom they must engage in play activities so as to carry out the data collection process effectively. It is a requirement that the data collectors be fluent in one of the languages: Tonga and Nyanja/Nsenga for this work.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Grade 12 School Certificate
  • Minimum diploma or Higher in Early Childhood Development or Early Childhood Education. Degree will be an added advantage.
  • 2-3 years’ experience in quantitative data collection, and data management.
  • Must be excellent in building relationships with children.
  • Must be able to work under minimum supervision, have good interpersonal skills and ability to work in a team environment.
  • Excellent command of chiTonga for position in Southern province and ciNyanja/Nsenga languages for position in Eastern province.
  • Experience working with the MDAT will be an added advantage.

Position 3: Household Survey and In-Depth Interview data collector (Southern province x18), (Eastern province x3)

Location: Southern and Eastern province

Main Purpose of the Job:

The primary responsibility of this position is to conduct population level quantitative data collection for end-line data collection for the Scaling Up Early Childhood Development in Zambia (SUpErCDZ) project that has been co-funded by Grand Challenges Canada and USAID for implementation in the districts Kalomo, Choma and Pemba of Southern Province and Nyimba of Eastern Province. In addition to quantitative data, data collectors will also be conducting in-depth interviews. It is a requirement that the data collectors be fluent in one of the languages: Tonga and Nyanja/Nsenga for this work.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Grade 12 School Certificate
  • Bachelor’s degree in the following social sciences: Demography, Early Childhood Development/ Early Childhood Education, Economics; or Diploma with at least 2 years’ experience in quantitative and qualitative data collection.
  • 1-year experience in quantitative and qualitative data collection and data management. Quantitative data collection experience should include electronic data collection tools and Qualitative data collection experience should include In-depth Interviews/Key Informant Interviews/Key Person Interviews.
  • Excellent command of chiTonga for position in Southern province and ciNyanja/Nsenga languages for position in Eastern province.
  • Must have good interpersonal skills and ability to work in a team environment and must be able to work with minimum supervision.

NOTE:

Indicate your preferred position and location in the reference line in your cover letter. Apply for one position ONLY (Household Survey and In-Depth Interview data collector or IDELA Data Collector or MDAT Data collector) and indicate ONLY one location (Southern province or Eastern province), e.g. Application for IDELA data collector – Southern province.

Technical and Behavioural Competencies

  • Able to meet dead lines
  • Able to work with minimum supervision
  • Professional ethics
  • Good Interpersonal skills

Key Performance Areas

  • Data Management/ Analysis
  • Data verification
  • Maintain data confidentiality and protect operations by keeping information confidential.

Disclaimer

By applying for the above-mentioned position, you consent to Right to Care to conduct qualification, ID, criminal and reference checks (internal and external) which forms part of the Company’s recruitment policy and procedure. Should you not receive a response to your application from Right to Care within one month of this advert being placed, kindly consider your application as being unsuccessful.

Only applicants meeting the strict criteria outlined above will be contacted as part of the shortlisting process. Right to Care reserves the right to withdraw the vacancy at any time for whatever reason.

Right to Care is an equal opportunity affirmative action employer. The Company’s approved Employment Equity Plan and Targets will be considered as part of the recruitment process. As an Equal Opportunities Employer, we actively encourage and welcome people with various disabilities to apply

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