Overview

Concern Worldwide is recruiting for motivated, talented and hardworking individuals for the following position:

Temporary Data Collection Assistants – Various Districts (Nsanje, Mwanza, Neno, Lilongwe, and Chikwawa – other districts maybe included based on needs in the future).

PURPOSE OF THE POSITION

The Data Collection Assistants will be expected to collect and enter data for surveys, monitoring and evaluation activities from the districts that Concern is operating.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES AND TASKS

  • Collect both qualitative and quantitative project data using digital and paper based tools
  • Ensure data is captured with great integrity, confidentiality, accuracy and reliability
  • Ensure compliance to General Data Protection Regulations and other security policies
  • Support targeting processes for project participants.

QUALIFICATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED

  • Minimum of a Diploma in Nutrition and Food Security, Rural and Community Development, Public Health or any other relevant field from accredited universities
  • Experience in qualitative data collection approaches including Focus Group Discussions (FGDs), Key informant Interviews (KIIs) and semi structured interviews (SSIs).
  • Practical experience in data collection using digital platforms (ODK, iFormBuilder)
  • Ability to work in remote locations with tough conditions
  • Excellent communication skills in both English and Chichewa. Knowledge of other local languages will be an asset.
  • Safeguarding at Concern: Code of Conduct and its Associated Policies

Concern has an organisational Code of Conduct (CCoC) with three Associated Policies; the Programme Participant Protection Policy (P4), the Child Safeguarding Policy and the Anti-Trafficking in Persons Policy. These have been developed to ensure the maximum protection of programme participants from exploitation, and to clarify the responsibilities of Concern staff, consultants, visitors to the programme and partner organisation, and the standards of behaviour expected of them.

In this context, staff have a responsibility to the organisation to strive for, and maintain, the highest standards in the day-to-day conduct in their workplace in accordance with Concern’s core values and mission. Any candidate offered a job with Concern Worldwide will be expected to sign the Concern Staff Code of Conduct and Associated Policies as an appendix to their contract of employment.

By signing the Concern Code of Conduct, candidates acknowledge that they have understood the content of both the Concern Code of Conduct and the Associated Policies and agree to conduct themselves in accordance with the provisions of these policies.

Additionally, Concern is committed to the safeguarding and protection of vulnerable adults and children in our work. We will do everything possible to ensure that only those who are suitable to work or volunteer with vulnerable adults and children are recruited by us for such roles.

Subsequently, working or volunteering with Concern is subject to a range of vetting checks, including criminal background checking.

MODE OF APPLICATION

All interested applicants for the above position are requested to apply using this email address; malawi.hr@concern.net

The application should include application letter, CV with educational qualifications, names and contact telephone numbers of at least three referees.

Deadline for receiving Applications is 22nd May, 2022.

Only short listed candidates will be acknowledged.

Concern is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all qualified people. Qualified women are particularly encouraged to apply.