5 Enumerators, Parental Nudges Project (PNP) Job at Innovations for Poverty Action (IPA) - Career Opportunity in Ghana

Vacancy title:
5 Enumerators, Parental Nudges Project (PNP)

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Nonprofit, and NGO , Category: Civil & Government ]

Jobs at:

Innovations for Poverty Action (IPA)

Deadline of this Job:
09 April 2021  

Duty Station:
Within Ghana , Accra , West Africa

Summary
Date Posted: Friday, March 26, 2021 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed


JOB DETAILS:
Company Profile
Company: Innovations for Poverty Action (IPA)
Industry: NGO/IGO/INGO
Job Status: Short-term
Salary: GH¢
Education: HND / Degree
Experience: 1 year
Job Expires :Apr 09, 2021
Innovations for Poverty Action (IPA) is a United States-based non-profit organization dedicated to discovering, and promoting effective solutions to global poverty problems. IPA designs, rigorously evaluate and refines these solutions and their applications together with decision-makers to ensure that the evidence created is used to improve opportunities for the world’s poor.
The Parental Nudges Project (PNP) is a household-level intervention designed to improve school-aged children’s outcomes by engaging parents in their children’s learning. The intervention involved text messages being sent to caregivers in simple English with behavioral “nudges” around engaging with children’s learning generally and during remote learning across grades and ages. The PNP is developed collaboratively by research teams from the University of Pennsylvania, Imperial College London as well as in partnership with Innovations for Poverty Action and Movva Technologies. The PNP is being conducted in 16 districts/municipalities across the 5 northern regions (Northern, North East, Savannah, Upper East, and Upper West) of Ghana.
The study will be carried out in 250 communities, reaching 2,500 households (2500 caregivers and 5000 students). The geographic focus will be in the Northern, North East, Savannah, Upper East, and Upper West Regions. The project will conduct a midline survey for assessment across the 5 regions in the northern part of Ghana.
IPA is looking to recruit field supervisors on a short-term contract of about 2 months to carry out the Midline Survey on the PNP.
Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for the above field position to work on the PNP.
Job Description
Location: Northern, North East, Savannah, Upper East, and Upper West Regions
Deadline to apply: 9th April 2021
Duration: About 2 months.
Desired start date: 16th April, 2021
Language requirement: Buli, Dagbani, Frafra, Gruni, Kasem, Mamprusi, Talensi, Hausa, Dagaari, and Sissali
Job Code: PNP-ML-ENUM-21
Reports to: Team Leader .

Job Description
Location: Northern, North East, Savannah, Upper East, and Upper West Regions
Deadline to apply: 9th April 2021
Duration: About 2 months.
Desired start date: 16th April, 2021
Language requirement: Buli, Dagbani, Frafra, Gruni, Kasem, Mamprusi, Talensi, Hausa, Dagaari, and Sissali
Job Code: PNP-ML-ENUM-21
Reports to: Team Leader
Project Summary
The Parental Nudges Project (PNP) is a household-level intervention designed to improve school-aged children’s outcomes by engaging parents in their children’s learning. The intervention involved text messages being sent to caregivers in simple English with behavioral “nudges” around engaging with children’s learning generally and during remote learning across grades and ages. The PNP is developed collaboratively by research teams from the University of Pennsylvania, Imperial College London as well as in partnership with Innovations for Poverty Action and Movva Technologies. The PNP is being conducted in 16 districts/municipalities across the 5 northern regions (Northern, North East, Savannah, Upper East, and Upper West) of Ghana.
The study will be carried out in 250 communities, reaching 2,500 households (2500 caregivers and 5000 students). The geographic focus will be in the Northern, North East, Savannah, Upper East, and Upper West Regions. The project will conduct a midline survey for assessment across the 5 regions in the northern part of Ghana.
IPA is looking to recruit field supervisors on a short-term contract of about 2 months to carry out the Midline Survey on the PNP.
Reports to: Team Leader
Job description
The Surveyors shall conduct in-person interviews with caregivers and administer direct assessment


Responsibilities
• Conduct baseline surveys in assigned communities;
• Live within assigned districts or field stations during the period of the survey;
• Adhere to all IPA survey and data protocols;
• Adhere to all covid-19 protocols outlined by the Ghana Health Service.
• Promptly respond to contact from the Field Manager, Field Supervisor, Team Leaders, or other IPA staff.
• Perform other duties related to the project that may be assigned to him/her;


Required Skills or Experience
• Must have Higher National Diploma (HND), first degree or its equivalent from a reputable institution with at least one-year field/data collection experience
• Should be familiar with Computer Assisted Interview (CAI) or keen to learn.
• Familiarity with administering interviews using SurveyCTO is an added advantage.
• Experience working on previous rounds of PNP survey will be an added advantage.
• Should be fluent in English
• Should be fluent and able to translate questionnaire in any of the following languages: Buli, Dagbani, Frafra, Gruni, Kasem, Mamprusi, Talensi, Hausa, Dagaari, and Sissali.
• Should be willing to travel and work in remote communities within the above-mentioned districts.
Note: Trainees who perform best at the surveyor training will be considered for auditor position.


Education Requirement: No Requirements

Job Experience: No Requirements

Work Hours: 8

 

{module 317}

Job application procedure
To apply, please fill out the online application form by clicking the link: https://ipaghana.surveycto.com/collect/enumerator_application_pnp_midline?caseid= 
Please take note of the following instructions:
Candidates will only be considered for the roles they applied for. Those who apply for higher positions and do not qualify for those roles will not be considered for other lower positions.
Only the newest application will be considered from candidates who submit multiple applications.
Due to the high volume of applications received by IPA, only short-listed candidates will be contacted for interview. Applicants are also encouraged to apply early.
DISCLAIMER: Please note that IPA will never require monetary compensation as part of its application process. Any requests for monetary compensation by persons claiming to be IPA employees or persons claiming to represent IPA should be disregarded and reported. Please direct questions to jobs-ghana@poverty-action.org.


All Jobs

QUICK ALERT SUBSCRIPTION

{module 321}

Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Ghana
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: 09 April, 2021
Duty Station: Accra
Posted: 26-03-2021
No of Jobs: 5
Start Publishing: 26-03-2021
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 26-03-2065
Apply Now

Notification Board:

Join a Focused Community on job search to uncover both advertised and non-advertised jobs that you may not be aware of. A jobs WhatsApp Group Community can ensure that you know the opportunities happening around you and a jobs Facebook Group Community provides an opportunity to discuss with employers who need to fill urgent position. Click the links to join. You can view previously sent Email Alerts here incase you missed them and Subscribe so that you never miss out.

Caution: Never Pay Money in a Recruitment Process.

Some smart scams can trick you into paying for Psychometric Tests.