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Field Supervisor

JOB SUMMARY

Company Innovations f...
Industry NGO/IGO/INGO
Category Science/Resea...
Location Greater Accra...
Job Status Fixed Term
Salary GHS
Education Diploma
Experience 1 year
Job Expires Apr 20, 2018
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Company Profile

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 evaluates, 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.

Job Description

  • Reports to: Field Manager
  • Work Location: Greater Accra Region
  • Duration: About two months
  • Application deadline: 20th April 2018
  • Job Code: FS-QP4G-20032018

Project Overview:
The Quality Preschool for Ghana (QP4G) Study is a study being conducted by IPA, Ghana in partnership with researchers at New York University in the United States. The project aims to develop a cost-effective, scalable model of transformational training that would produce significant behaviour change in the largely untrained kindergarten teacher workforce. The participating municipals are La Nkwantanang-Madina Municipal, Ga Central Municipal, Ledzokuku-Krowor Municipal, Adentan Municipal, Ga South Municipal, and Ga East Municipal in the Greater Accra Region. IPA will be conducting the third round of follow-up surveys in May/June 2018 across schools in the Greater Accra Region to assess the longer-term impacts of the interventions on children.

IPA would like to recruit Field Supervisors to form part of the QP4G project team.

Job Description:
The QP4G Field Supervisor reports directly to the Field Manager and is responsible for the quality and progress of field activities. He/she plays a significant role in ensuring that work is carried out systematically and in accordance with prescribed IPA data collection protocols.

Responsibilities:
As part of the responsibilities, the Field Supervisor will:

  • Plan, coordinate, train, and supervise survey teams performing all modules of the QP4G Study in selected schools;
  • Assist in monitoring and assessing the quality of the work of survey teams, team leaders and interviewers;
  • Monitor the condition of survey equipment assigned to the interviewers;
  • Maintain team motivation and morale and foster team spirit;
  • Other tasks as will be assigned by the Research Associate/Field Manager.

Required Skills or Experience

The Team Leader must satisfy the following requirements: 

  • A diploma certificate in any related field;
  • At least one year of experience in school-based data collection;
  • Experience in the use of Computer Assisted Personal Interviewing (CAPI).
  • Experience in supervising data collection activities involving multiple survey teams;
  • Knowledgeable about Microsoft Applications like MS Word and Excel;
  • Knowledgeable about the selected project municipalities.

How To Apply

To apply, please fill out the online application form by clicking the link below:

https://www.surveygizmo.com/s3/4280638/IPAG-QP4G-Field-Supervisors-Application-Form

Please take note of the following instructions:

  • Your Cover Letter and CV will be required to complete the application form.
  • Incomplete applications or applications not completed through the web-form will not be considered.
  • Due to high volume of applications received, IPA will only contact shortlisted candidates.

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.

 
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