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  • Posted: Oct 5, 2022
    Deadline: Oct 7, 2022
  • Street Child is a UK charity, established in 2008, that aims to create educational opportunity for some of the world's most vulnerable children Street Child began its work in Sierra Leone in 2008 working with a small number of street children, eight years later we have helped to transform the lives of more than 50,000 children across Sierra Leone, Liberia a...
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    Reports To       : MEAL Officer

    Duty Station     : Borno (50), Adamawa (50), Yobe (30) and Edo (20)

    Contract Term : Temporary

    Working Hours : As required


    Street Child is a UK charity working to protect vulnerable children and improve access to education in some of the poorest communities in the world. We work in Sierra Leone, Liberia and Nepal and since November 2016, Street Child has been involved in the Humanitarian response in North East Nigeria as well as being a partner of the Education in Emergencies Working Group.

    Street Child works in the fields of education, child protection and livelihoods, working to deliver sustainable solutions and create maximum impact. Our work combines counselling, family mediation, business support, school building, teacher training and child protect. We were a key player in the Ebola crisis and led the global response for children orphaned by Ebola in Sierra Leone and Liberia. We deliver all our programmes through local partners and, since 2008, together we have built/renovated over 200 schools and are now helping to educate over 40,000 young people.

    2About the job

    The Enumerator’s contract is on a need-for-work basis and is not a full-time role. This role is for candidates already based in the targeted locations, however, there may be occasion(s) which will require travel to other LGAs and the enumerator may be required to be spend few days in the field.

    The enumerator is primarily responsible for collecting qualitative/quantitative field data and data entry using mobile platforms (e. g koboCollect or SurveyMonkey). They have direct contact with respondents and have a great bearing on the quality of data collected and ultimately on the quality of data output.

    The enumerator will work under the guidance and supervision of Street Child MEAL Officer, and oversighted by the MEAL Manager.

    3Key Responsibilities

    • Study the data collection tools and study protocol
    • Participate in sourcing Households and Learners within the various LGA in the BAY state.
    • Collect data and measure information on variables of interest in line with the data collection tool
    • Participate in daily briefing on key achievements, challenges and solutions
    • Provide timely responses on data query for clarification and be willing to redo if required.
    • Provide reliable, accurate, valid and relevant data relating to the subject matter (data is free of bias and not subjective).
    • Ensure anonymity of respondents and develop relationship of trust and safe space during data collection exercise with respondents.
    • Comply with Street Child Nigeria policies and practice with respect to code of conduct, safety and security, equal opportunities and other relevant policies and procedure
    • Strict adherence to time frame of assignments
    • Take responsibility for project equipment that you may be entrusted with.
    • Effectively manage all project resources
    • Any other tasks that may be assigned.

    3.1Required Skills/Abilities

    • Experience in data collection
    • Experience in using digital data collection tools and tablets
    • Experience in working with community members of diverse backgrounds
    • Excellent communication & influencing skills (Fluency in Hausa and English languages)
    • Experience with relevant software packages, including Microsoft Excel
    • Experience in working with an INGO is an added advantage
    • Experience working in rural communities in Northern Nigeria
    • Be based in one of the BAY states and be willing to work in one of the LGA
    • Self-starter, energetic, and friendly
    • Comfortable with new ways of thinking and working
    • Humble and pays attention to details

    This is a temporary engagement and successful applicants are expected to be resident in state all through the period of engagement. Also, remuneration will be paid based on the tasks carried out.

    3.2Core values

    • Commitment to Street Child mission, vision and values, and the ability to convey with enthusiasm Street Child’s role in accompanying and serving forcibly displaced people and in advocating for their right to protection and a life in dignity.
    • High integrity, honesty and confidentiality; ability to deal tactfully and discreetly with situations, people and information.
    • Acceptance of diversity and inclusion as a core value.
    • Willingness to work in flexible, sub-optimal, stressful and unstable environment.


    • Minimum High school certificate.
    • OND/HND/Bachelor’s degree in related field is desired.
    • Prior experience in qualitative/quantitative data collection, specifically conducting in-depth interviews, FGDs and experience in probing for clearer answers
    • Good understanding of the humanitarian context in Nigeria.

    5Street Child’s commitment to Safeguarding

    Street Child is committed to the safeguarding and protection of the communities we serve, our partners, our volunteers, and our staff. As part of this commitment to safeguarding, all offers of employment will be subject to satisfactory references and appropriate background checks. Street Child also participates in the Inter Agency Misconduct Disclosure Scheme. In line with this Scheme, we will request information from job applicants’ previous employers about any findings of sexual exploitation, sexual abuse and/or sexual harassment during employment, or incidents under investigation when the applicant left employment.

    Street Child welcomes applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.  Street Child Nigeria does not charge any fees for recruitment and does not use any employment mediator. Canvassing attempt at any stage of the recruitment process will lead to direct disqualification and black listing.

    Method of Application

    Applicants must fill this form and send a cover letter & updated CV in English at using the position as subject of email.

    Interested and qualified? Go to Street Child on to apply

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