Vacancy Number:MCA066-18
Title: Enumerator
Category:Education Teaching & Training
Duration:15 Days
Exp.:2018-05-20-(8 Months Ago)
Jobs no:8
Salary:As per MCA Salary Scale


Organization:Mercy Corps |About Mercy Corps


Education:High School Graduate is required and university degree is preferable
Work Experience:Experience working on humanitarian programs and fi Years

  • High School Graduate is required and university degree is preferable.

  • Fluent in Pashto and Dari languages.

  • Good knowledge of reading in English language.

  • Good understanding of Afghanistan culture tradition and values.

  • Familiarity with target locations at province district and community/village-level.

  • Experience with Open Data Kit (ODK) Ona Kobo Toolbox and mobile data collection preferred but not necessary.

  • Experience working on humanitarian programs and field assessments is preferable.

Notes: Facilities for training and data collection will be provided by implementing agency such as venue and meal during the trainings data collection instrument vehicle to take enumerator from the partner office to the target location IDP/returnees camps/settlements for data collection and take them back from the field to the partner office. 

Duties & Responsibilities


The program Humanitarian Assistance for Protracted IDPs and Returnees in Western Afghanistan is an eighteen-month intervention with the goal to ensure that the critical water and sanitation needs for prolonged IDPs and returnees living in IDP camps/settlements in Heart are met and they adopt improved hygiene practices.  The program addresses the WASH needs of 58 500 IDPs located in six camps and settlements in Heart province by tackling four of the five WASH sub-sectors of OFDA namely environmental health hygiene promotion sanitation infrastructure and water supply infrastructure.

Enumerators’ responsibilities:

  • Participate in  one day training on the assessment tools as well as paper-based and mobile data collection

  • Participate in testing the questionnaire and provide input for enrichment of data collection instrument.

  • Become familiar with the assessment questions in advance so they can keep eye contact with the respondent while asking question without referring to the questionnaire or tablet frequently.

  • Understand each question correctly and it is essential that all enumerators have exactly similar understanding about questions.

  • Get familiar with the work plan provided by the team supervisor and follow it accordingly. If the enumerator has question it should be asked before leaving for data collection purpose.

  • Conduct all necessary surveys as instructed by the team supervisor.

  • Ensure that protection principles are upheld at all times while collecting data and respect and ensure the confidentiality privacy and if necessary anonymity of survey participants. 

  • Be respectful to local tradition and values and laws.

  • Be patient while speaking and listening to the respondents and make sure not to fall behind the schedule.

  • Ensure quality and accuracy of data collected by conducting daily checks of completed questionnaires at the end of the day.

  • Abide with security protocols as instructed during data collection.

  • Upload electronically collected data to a password-protected server on a daily basis and request target achieved for each category in order to keep track of progress.

  • Data entry/transfer under the supervision. (if applicable)

  • Be on time and punctual to duty station as mentioned in the ToR or in the Contract.

  • Have a functional mobile number during data collection period.

  • Other duties as assigned by team supervisor.

Submission Guideline

While sending your CV & Cover letter please mention the vacancy number and position in the subject line application received after the closing date and without subject line will not be given consideration. Please include three references from you previous and current supervisors in your CV and make sure that their official email addresses are mentioned in the reference information. 

Only short listed candidates whose application responds to the above criteria will be contacted for interview. Interested candidates should submit their Application To: Mercy Corps Office: 30 metra Street in front of BiBi Sumaya kindergarten Herat Afghanistan or Email to: [email protected] 

Email:[email protected]