Data Enumerators

Catholic Relief Services

Title: Data Enumerators
Department: Programs
Report to: Project Manager – MEAL
Duration: Part time
Payment Model: Per day worked.
Job Location: Kampala – Uganda
Vacancies: Six (6)

About CRS
Catholic Relief Services is the official international humanitarian agency of the Catholic community in the United States. CRS works to save, protect, and transform lives in need in more than 100 countries, without regard to race, religion or nationality. CRS’ relief and development work is accomplished through programs of emergency response, HIV, health, agriculture, education, microfinance and peacebuilding.
CRS has been working in Uganda since 1965 and has a vibrant portfolio of projects, serving over a million vulnerable Ugandans and refugees each year through the Country Program 2030 Strategy. CRS programs in Uganda currently support five strategic priority areas, including Health and Social Services Systems Strengthening, Resilient Food Systems, Emergency Preparedness and Management, Climate Change Adaptation and Mitigation, and Local Leadership. CRS Uganda implements its programs through partnerships with local organizations, including international and local NGOs, Ugandan government departments and ministries, the Catholic Church, and community-based organizations for maximum impact and sustainability.


The CRS`s Livelihoods Improvement and Transformation for Refugees and Host Communities in Kampala (LIFT) project with aim to improve the livelihoods of 96 urban refugees and host community families in Kampala urban area intends to conduct an Urban Assessment (UA) in the selected urban areas of Makindye and Kampala central division to understand the unique challenges and opportunities affecting refugees and vulnerable host community members. The assessment will focus on: (1) understanding livelihoods needs, barriers and opportunities for urban refugees and vulnerable host community members focusing on self- employment (business) and formal employment; (2) mapping out key stakeholders in improving livelihoods in both the private and public sector; (3) understanding opportunities to improve social cohesion between refugees and host populations.

Job Summary:
The Enumerator will be responsible for ensuring that data collected during the studies is timely, reliable, accurate and valid to meet the information needs of the organization. S/he should adhere to the standard ethical research principles.

Roles and Key Responsibilities:
• Participate in the trainings for both data collection methodologies and the understanding of data collection tools.
• Carry out pretesting of the data collection tools while gathering feedback.
• Support collection of accurate, reliable, and valid data during the studies.
• Ensure that data is collected within the stipulated time frame and in accordance with CRS standards, code of conduct and safeguarding policy.
• Fill in and submit to supervisor timesheets detailing the level of effort per day worked.
• Support in any data entry into a designated system.
• Keep and maintain records of data collected in a safe custody.
• Perform any other CRS duties as assigned and agreed upon with your Supervisor.

Basic Qualifications
• Should have at least completed Ordinary Level Diploma.
• MUST have knowledge of basic computer skills like especially spreadsheets.
• Should have at least one year of experience in data collection/research.
• Knowledge in CommCare application is an added advantage.
• MUST be able to speak at least TWO of these Languages, including English: Swahili, Luganda, Arabic, Hebrew, or any common language spoken in these two areas. English is mandatory.
• Should be always ready to work on call.
• Understanding of Catholic Social Teaching concepts or willingness to learn.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
• Cultural sensitivity, patience, and flexibility
• Strong written and verbal communication skills.
• Demonstrated personal accountability and drive to serve others.
• Strong organizational, planning and time-management skills, detail-oriented
• Information dissemination skills, ability to understand, explain and contextualize.
• Able to prioritize work, multi-task and meet deadlines.
• Ability to perform repetitive tasks with a high degree of accuracy.
• Comfortable working independently with minimal supervision.
• Ability to work effectively under pressure.
• High integrity and willingness to conduct her/himself transparently.

Required Languages – English proficiency (both written and oral) is required.

NOTE: This is a temporary assignment and compensation will be dependent on the engagement

Agency REDI Competencies (for all CRS Staff):
Agency competencies clarify expected behaviors and attitudes for all staff. When demonstrated, they create an engaging workplace, help staff achieve their best, and help CRS achieve agency goals. These are rooted in the mission, values, and guiding principles of CRS and used by each staff member to fulfill his or her responsibilities and achieve the desired results.
• Personal Accountability – Consistently takes responsibility for one’s own actions.
• Acts with Integrity – Consistently models values aligned with CRS Guiding Principles and mission. Is considered honest.
• Builds and Maintains Trust – Shows consistency between words and actions.
• Collaborates with Others – Works effectively in intercultural and diverse teams.
• Open to Learn – Seeks out experiences that may change perspective or provide an opportunity to learn new things.

Agency Leadership Competencies:
• Lead Change – Continually looks for ways to improve the agency through a culture of agility, openness, and innovation.
• Develops and Recognizes Others – Builds the capacity of staff to reach their full potential and enhance team and agency performance.
• Strategic Mindset – Understands role in translating, communicating, and implementing agency strategy and team priorities.

Disclaimer: This job description is not an exhaustive list of the skill, effort, duties, and responsibilities associated with the position.

CRS is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Our Catholic identity is at the heart of our mission and operations. Catholic Relief Services carries out the commitment of the Bishops of the United States to assist the poor and vulnerable overseas. We welcome as a part of our staff people of all faiths and secular traditions who share our values and our commitment to serving those in need. CRS’ processes and policies reflect our commitment to protecting children and vulnerable adults from abuse and exploitation.

By applying to this job, I understand and acknowledge that CRS requires its staff to treat all people with dignity and respect and to actively prevent harassment, abuse, exploitation, and human trafficking. Further, I understand that if I am a successful candidate, I will be subject to a comprehensive background check, and my personal/professional references will be asked to evaluate my behaviors related to the above safeguarding related topics.

How to apply

All candidates who meet the requirements are encouraged to apply by following the provided instructions.
•This position is for Uganda Nationals only.
•The deadline for submitting applications is March 22, 2024, no later than 5:00pm.
•Applications are received electronically through this link only.


Deadline: 22 Mar 2024