Enumerator Vacancy at Mercy Corps (NGO) Apply Now(Location: Plateau, Kaduna, Benue, Katsina, Kano, Kogi states, Niger, Nasarawa and Zamfara states)

Enumerator Vacancy at Mercy Corps (NGO) Apply Now(Location: Plateau, Kaduna, Benue, Katsina, Kano, Kogi states, Niger, Nasarawa and Zamfara states)

Enumerator Vacancy at Mercy Corps (NGO) Apply Now(Location: Plateau, Kaduna, Benue, Katsina, Kano, Kogi states, Niger, Nasarawa and Zamfara states)

Scope of Work for Enumerator Contract

 1. Background of the program

The PARTNER Project is a 5-year USAID-funded project that seek to ensure that Nigerian communities, government, security, and civil society actors will collaborate to increase the effectiveness, local ownership, and sustainability of an inclusive Early Warning Early Response (EWER) system for improved violence prevention. The above will be achieved when key stakeholders work together to create and sustain conflict EWER systems to foster peace and tolerance in communities and mitigate banditry and criminality in areas currently affected or at risk of violent conflict. A diverse set of key stakeholders will be engaged in community-based effort to promote communication, dispute resolution, dialogue, and advocacy for peace and reconciliation. 

Together with other consortium partners (WANEP, IPCR, KSPA and PPBA), Mercy Corps will lead the conduct of participatory rapid assessment exercise to identify conflict affecting the sites where PARTNER Project will be implemented, Mercy Corps will conduct a baseline data collection before program activities begin, a midterm evaluation and compare outcomes across communities to assess the impact of Early warning Early response, peace building and social cohesion, Again the PARTNER project will be conducting a Gender needs assessment to explore the context-specific dynamics of the implementation states, analyze the trends, develop tailored approaches by leveraging this evidence for impactful implementation, The gender assessment will also identify the underlying barriers to socially marginalized especially youth and women’s participation in the creation and sustainability of conflict EWER systems to foster peace and tolerance in communities

The project will be implemented in phases, starting with Plateau and Kaduna states, followed by Benue, Katsina, Kano and Kogi states, and subsequently Niger, Nasarawa and Zamfara states.

The PARTNER project is planning to collect data on inception phase assessment in Plateau and Kaduna State to have a benchmark and evidence to leverage on to make informed decisions that will be used for program implementation.


Conducting constant research and analysis to better understand the dynamics created because of our interventions or other contextual environment shape our programming and learn from it to make evidence-base informed decisions and make course corrections is at the core of our programmatic approach to improve adaptive learning process. Mercy Corps Nigeria will continuously commission series of quantitative and qualitative data collection on program activities across multiple sectors (Peace building, EWER, Social Cohesion) which will range from.

Rapid Needs Assessment 

Baseline Data Collection

Gender Assessment

Midterm Data Collection 

Other Assessments 

These will employ numerous techniques including structured survey questionnaires for individuals and businesses or institutional, Focus group discussions, Key informant interviews and any other methodologies that are relevant for the specific project scope.


The field enumerators are primarily responsible for collecting qualitative/quantitative field data and data entry using mobile platforms (e.g., Ona or CommCare). 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. 

Note: Different criteria which range from skills, experience in research or any form of data collection, knowledge in certain technical areas, contextual understanding, and familiarity with local language of defined data collection area would be important steps in selection of enumerators for an assignment.

 Location of assignment will be in the following LGAs of Plateau and Kaduna States. 

Plateau State: Jos South LGA, Jos North LGA, and Mangu LGA

Kaduna State: Kaduna South LGA, Igabi LGA, Zango Kataf LGA and Sabon Gari LGA

4. Responsibilities 

The field enumerators will: 

Get familiar with data collection tools and study protocol

Attend assessment orientation and data collection training

Conduct data collection in selected PARTNER sites in Plateau and Kaduna states

Orient and guide the MC project team on likely sensitivities that could affect the usage of the survey tools within the target communities

Work collaboratively with PARTNER project and MC M&E team to ensure successful implementation of the study

Review filled data collection tools to ensure completion and quality of data

Provide guidance and clarifications at data analysis stage regarding collected data as needed    

Play a key role in the mobilization of community respondents for the survey.

5. Qualifications and Personal Attributes 


Qualifications in the fields of the Social Sciences, Economics, Development Studies or Statistics. 

A soundtrack record in developing and conducting research

Proven skills in the use of mobile device for data collection

Experience in conducting quantitative and qualitative research in Nigeria

Experience working in the selected communities and a good understanding of the local dialects is preferred. 

Experience in data collection and analysis using participatory methodology. 

Possess a degree of flexibility to work and availability to respond to comments and questions in a timely and appropriate manner. 

Eligible applicant must be from the local government of assignment or at least must be resident in the state indicated for the assignment

Strong command over English and Hausa, especially ability to write high quality, clear and concise reports. 

Previous experience working with Mercy Corps is an added avantage

 The enumerators will work with:

 PARTNER Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning team and Partners

The enumerators will report to:

PARTNER Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Officer.

How to Apply: 

Applicants should clearly indicate his/her community and LGA of residence in their application letters or should use the below link address to apply


Closing Date for the Application:  

NB: Enumerators will be hired on a 1 year contract basis; however, they only be paid based on days worked, meaning that enumerators are only paid when they are engaged by the PARTNER Activity team within the period of the contract

Mercy Corps Nigeria is an equal opportunity employer and engages qualified individuals without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, gender, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, weight, appearance, or any other basis prohibited by Mercy Corps policies and procedures. Consideration will be given to indigenous people from the specific geographical area/LGA the position covers.

Contract Duration

The contract with the enumerator will be for 12 (twelve) months. Mercy Corps will only pay for the actual days of enumerators’ work. 

The enumerator will work any day required by Mercy Corps and payments will be made according to the number of days worked and the number of accurate entries made during the period of engagement. At the end of each exercise, an engaged enumerator will be required to complete and submit a duly signed timesheet

1 Response to "Enumerator Vacancy at Mercy Corps (NGO) Apply Now(Location: Plateau, Kaduna, Benue, Katsina, Kano, Kogi states, Niger, Nasarawa and Zamfara states)"

  1. I will be very glad if given opportunity to with u in jos south