Job Position: Field Officer, Dispenser Choice
Work location: Nairobi/Various
Application deadline: 5 PM, Monday, 4th
Start date: Immediately
About Innovations for Poverty Action
IPA is a nonprofit organization that creates and evaluates solutions to social
and development problems, and works to scale up successful ideas through
implementation and dissemination to policymakers, practitioners, investors, and
Field Officers will work individually and in a team to administer surveys to
councilors, chiefs, village elders and other political and administrative
leaders where necessary.
They will organize data in the field, compile survey information, translate
between English and Swahili, and complete other tasks required for the project
or assigned by a supervisor.
Though Field Officers will be based in Nairobi, most of the work will be
undertaken in Central, Eastern and some parts of Rift Valley Provinces. Working
outside of standard business hours in either morning, evening or on weekends
will sometimes be necessary.
Work Duration: Successful applicants will initially be hired for one month on a casual
basis. Those who demonstrate consistent exceptional performance and ability may
be considered for long-term placement.
It is preferred that candidates possess a college diploma, preferably in the
social sciences, development studies, political science, economics, education,
health, or other related fields.
Candidates must have completed their Form 4.
Candidates must have excellent interpersonal skills and must be fluent in both
English and Swahili; working knowledge of local dialects of study areas will be
Preference will be given to candidates who have lived and/or worked in the
following areas: Nyandarua, Maragua, Murang’a, Laikipia, Mbeere, Meru South,
Kirinyaga, Nyeri and Machakos.
They must be team players, possess high attention to detail, and demonstrate
Previous experience in data collection and survey administration will be a
To apply: Please
send a cover letter and detailed CV, 3 references, daytime phone number(s), and
email address. Your CV should include your scores or grades and other measures
of academic achievement, and details about any relevant work experience.
Applications can be submitted to any of our branch offices, or by email to
email@example.com, or by post office using P.O Box 373, Busia area
code 50400 Kenya.
Application can also be dropped at our Nairobi Office at (Kipro Plaza, 3rd
Floor, DCE/eMobilis Office, Sports Road, Westlands, Nairobi) from 9 AM to 5PM).
If you submit by email, please ensure that the subject line reads: “FIELD
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for interviews
Disclaimer: The above
statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of the work
being performed by the Field Officer.
The statements are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all possible
duties, tasks, and responsibilities.
Management reserves the right to amend and change responsibilities to meet
organizational needs as necessary.
Please note that IPA will never request any form of payment from an applicant.
Applicants are encouraged to confirm the information listed above with IPA
prior to releasing any extensive personal information to the organization.
Please direct questions to firstname.lastname@example.org.