Job Vacancy At Innovations for Poverty Action

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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 evaluate 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: Research Associate
  • Location: Accra, Ghana
  • Length of Commitment: 1 (renewable)
  • Desired start date: February-2022
  • Deadline to apply: Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis throughout the year

IPA is looking to recruit Field Manager from February to December 2022 to manage field activities on a new research project. Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for the above position.

Position Summary

The Field Manager will work closely with the Research Associate and will oversee the adequate execution of all field based data collection activities.

Responsibilities

The Field Manager will perform the following responsibilities:

  • Recruitment, training, and supervision of Field teams during field surveys;
  • Development of training manuals for all data collection activities;
  • Managing finances and tracking field expenditures;
  • Assisting with data reconciliation and management;
  • Piloting and developing instruments with the Research Associate or Research Coordinator;
  • Manage and track survey and intervention equipment used in the field;
  • Accurately evaluate the performance of field staff during recruitment, training and data collection;
  • Adhere to all IPA survey protocols and ensure field teams also do same;
  • Report all concerns and issues immediately to the Research Associate;
  • Promptly respond to contact from the IPA Research Associate or other IPA staff;
  • Be responsible for maintaining good relations with IPA, its employees, partner organizations and project participants;
  • Perform other work-related duties that may be assigned.

Required Skills or Experience

  • A minimum educational qualification of HND in economics, statistics or related field.
  • Bachelor degree is preferred;
  • Project management experience, as well as experience supervising, designing and implementing data collection and managing large teams of enumerators/surveyors is preferred;
  • Fluency in English and at least one of the dominant languages in the survey sites;
  • Experience in field data collection is a plus;
  • Excellent management, communication and organizational skills;
  • Experience working in an international NGO is a plus.

How To Apply

To apply, please fill out the online application form by clicking the link below: https://ipaghana.surveycto.com/collect/fm_application_form_2022Viamo321?caseid=

Please take note of the following instructions:

  • This position is only open to Ghanaian nationals
  • Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until suitable candidates are found
  • Your CV is required to complete the application form.
  • Incomplete applications or applications not completed through the web-form will not beconsidered.
  • Due to high volume of applications received, IPA will only contact shortlisted candidates.

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