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Job title:  Enumerator(s) 

Reports to:  Field Manager

Innovations for Poverty Action (IPA) is a non-profit 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 donors.

Innovations for Poverty Action (IPA) Zambia seeks qualified and suitable candidates to join the IPA Zambia Research Team as  Enumerators .

The  field Enumerator  is primarily responsible for collecting field data by using various data collection methods. He/ she has direct contact with participants and have a significant bearing on the quality of data collected and ultimately on the quality of data output.


  • Collect and record data from the field for a specific project through in-person interviews.
  • Submit completed tasks to the supervisor and discuss developments daily
  • Review data gathered from an interview to check if they are complete and accurate
  • Report any complication during data collection to the Field Manager or Research coordinator as soon as he/she identifies the problem.
  • Keep all data collecting instruments safe and secure
  • Effectively communicate the research to all participants in an easy to understand the language

Education/Work Experience/Requirements:

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Must be able to work under pressure and meet deadlines while maintaining a positive attitude and providing exemplary customer service
  • Ability to work independently and to carry out assignments to completion within parameters of instructions given prescribed routines, and standard accepted practices
  • Must have at least a Diploma.
  • He/she must be physically fit as they have to walk from one place to another for long hours for data collection.
  • Good listening, analytical and probing Skills.
  • Must have basic knowledge of how to use Microsoft office tools, especially Word and Excel.
  • Ability to safely use electronic gadgets
  • Fluent in any Bemba and Nyanja.

How to Apply:

Send your  application letter, CV, NRC, and copies of your academic certificate as ONE document . Save your file with your full names as shown on your NRC, position, month and NRC number. Example:  “John Sankhulani Banda. Enumerator. April.123456.65.1”.  Open  Enumerator Recruitment  to submit your application or click the apply button below.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. If you do not receive any feedback one week after the deadline, consider your application unsuccessful.

The deadline for applications is Tuesday 20 April 2021 at 17:00 hrs. First come, first serve

Address your letter to:

Human Resources
Innovations for Poverty Action,
26 Mwambula Street, Jesmondine,
Post. Net box 653, P/bag E891, Manda Hill,

To apply for this job please visit ipastorage.app.box.com .

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