As part of the wider humanitarian response to the Iraqi IDP crisis, ACTED currently engages in several sectors of interventions across Iraq, including food security, shelter/NFI, WASH infrastructure rehabilitation and hygiene promoton, non-formal child protection programming, broader support to protection networks and communication with communities. All interventions are managed and supervised from its bases in Erbil, Dohuk, Sulaymaniyah, Kalar, Kut, and a newly re-opened base in Baghdad.
In order to be transparent and accountable towards both beneficiaries and donors, ACTED is responsible for conducting assessments, monitoring programming, and ensuring that projects meet the highest standard possible, as well as incorporating feedback from beneficiaries into the programme implementation to involve them as active stakeholders in decision-making processes and project design.
The AME Enumerator under the leadership of the AME Officer/Monitor as part of a field team gathers information for evidence-based programming through a variety of data collection methods including household-level surveys, key informant interviews, focus group and community discussions, and other ad hoc tools as required.
The AME Enumerator will work within the AMEU Field Team under the AME Officer to gather information required to better inform ACTED’s response, and support programme teams prior to project implementation, including multi-sectorial needs assessments. They will also be required to conduct monitoring activities during project’s implementation, as well as data collection for evaluation purposes. On site, they will be responsible for the following:
- Working under the direct, daily supervision of the AME Officer in the base who will give daily tasks and responsibilities as per AME Manager’s directives
- Working in a team
- Efficiently, safely and adequately conducting household-level surveys with vulnerable displaced families and host communities
- Facilitating focus group discussions on specific themes related to ACTED’s work
- Recording and translating transcripts of interviews and group discussions on a daily basis
- Uploading electronically collected data to a password-protected server after each field mission
- Participating in daily debriefs with the AME Officer
- Ensuring protection principles are upheld at all times while gathering data, and ensuring and respecting the confidentiality, privacy, and if necessary, anonymity of survey participants
- Ensuring accurate and timely collection of data, interviewing beneficiaries and other tasks as they arise for the purposes of documenting and reporting on progress.
- Supporting any other field assessment work, as needs arise.
Professionalism and Personal Qualities
Knowledge and experience
- Fluent in spoken and written Arabic essential. English highly desirable.
- Computer skills: Word, Excel.
- Previous experience with Open Data Kit (ODK) and data collection through mobile device.
- Previous experience working on humanitarian programs preferred.
- excellent communication, interpersonal and diplomatic skills in dealing with beneficiaries and ACTED/partner organization staff.
- Strong attention to details and great listening skills; analytical skills an asset.
- High commitment to cultural sensitivity, honesty and integrity.
- Organized, methodical, and thorough work ethic.
- Dedication and proven interest in displacement issues, field work and humanitarian programming.
Interested candidates can send their CVs to the below email:
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Only CVs in PDF format will be accepted.
Please write the position title in the subject line of the email. CVs without the subject line will not be considered.