Recent Vacancies at Action Against Hunger
Recent Vacancies at Action Against Hunger

Job at Action Against Hunger for an Enumerator Supervisor

Action Against Hunger works to save lives by combating hunger and diseases that threaten the lives of vulnerable communities, through nutrition, food security, water and sanitation, health and advocacy.

We are recruiting to fill the position of:



Job Title: Enumerator Supervisor
: Damaturu, Yobe State
Starting date: as soon as possible
Direct Line Manager: Monitoring and Evaluation or Program Officer
Job Type: Full time
Job Summary

  • The Enumerator Supervisor will support the Monitoring & Evaluation and/or Programs teams in ensuring collection of qualitative and quantitative data.
  • They will ensure accuracy of the data collected by his/her team. He/she will supervise activities such as registration, verification of beneficiaries, household surveys under the direct supervision of ACF staff members, using paper or mobile data collection tools.

Objective 1

  • Supervision of data collection team

Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Carry out routine/spot checks on the enumerators work
  • Ensure quality of the data being collected by the enumerators
  • Locate and validate each respondent before the questionnaire is administered
  • Provide technical support with data collection tools to enumerators in the field if required
  • Coordinate movements of the enumerators team in the field to reach the determined threshold of respondent according to schedule
  • Carry out data entry in some cases
  • Supervise the accurate filling of Household control forms

Objective 2

  • Conduct accurate quantitative and qualitative data collection

Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Conduct data collection using electronic devices: handling of ACF mobile data collection devices (smartphones, GPS…)
  • Conduct paper data collection
  • Interpret interview results to third party when necessary
  • Interpret the interview findings in English
  • Transcribe the answer in an ordinate and clear way by recording responses accurately
  • Probe to clarify unclear respondents answers when necessary
  • Adhere to survey methodologies trained on by ACF teams
  • Transcribe and take notes from phone interviews when required
  • Ask questions in a clear and kind manner, and ask all the questions exactly as worded
  • Provide live translation of data collection tools

Objective 3

  • Accountability Mainstreaming

Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Report any cases or complaints formulated by beneficiaries to the accountability unit (CRM)
  • Make use of the feedback complaint form for stakeholders
  • Give feedback to field supervisors after each day of data collection

Internal Relationships

  • M&E Officers: Technical hierarchical relationship – exchange of information, collaboration, coordination
  • ACF Managers: Operational hierarchical relationship– exchange of information, reporting, collaboration, coordination
  • Project Officers: Ensure exchange of information, collaboration and coordination.
  • M&E Field Assistants: report to M&E Field Assistants to ensure effective supervision
  • Other ACF staff: exchange of information, collaboration and coordination


  • Degree in any Science or Social Sciences or any other relevant field
  • At least with 1 year relevant experience in field data collection and related activities
  • Fluency in English and local languages especially Hausa, Kanuri, Fulani (both written and spoken skills)

Skills & Experience

  • Have a minimum of degree in any science or social sciences or any other relevant field.
  • Have basic computer literacy
  • Have good capacity to work in a team.
  • Be strategic in thinking, planning, reporting and have strong communication skills.
  • Have demonstrated experience and knowledge of survey procedures and data quality techniques.
  • Have strong verbal and written communication skills including report writing skills.
  • Be fluent in English and at least one local language:  Kanuri, Fulani, Hausa and other local languages
  • Previous working experience in multiple languages : interpretation and translation skills
  • Possess good interpersonal skills – able to work with diverse stakeholders and partners effectively
  • Have good understanding and knowledge of the local situation and community dynamics including cultural, gender and protection issues, including ability to effectively convey information in local languages.


  • Previous experience in the use smart phone data collection
  • Previous experience of working with NGOs
  • Proficiency in the use of Microsoft package
  • Proven interest & commitment to humanitarian and development principles and demonstrable understanding of conflict/post conflict development contexts.
  • Fluency in other local languages peculiar to State of the activities (Yobe, Borno, Jigawa)
  • Female indigenes of Yobe, Borno or Jigawa states, depending on the project implementation location

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply

Note: Applications from Female Yobe indigenes will only be reviewed.


Application Deadline: 4th April, 2019.