Request for Applications-Short Term Survey Team Lead


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USAID Paani Program

Request for Applications

DAI seeks a Short Term Survey Team Lead for the USAID Paani Program. The purpose of the technical assistance provided by Survey Team Lead is to oversee all aspects of carrying out a visitor survey in primary tourism markets at the Karnali River Basin including:

  • Finalize survey tool design, methodology, and data collection platform;
  • Recruit, train, deploy, and manage survey enumerators and data entry personnel, including handling all enumerator logistics, stipends, etc.;
  • Verify collected data for completeness, and provide quality control on survey forms and data entry (including a verified data audit of entered data compared against forms);
  • Provide data analysis of collected data and a summary report.

The minimum qualifications are as follows:

  • 10 years’ experience managing data collection activities in Nepal including: household surveys, questionnaires, polls, or censuses;
  • Experience managing a team of field-based enumerators including developing survey training materials, overseeing field logistics for data collection, data quality assurance, and data compilation and analysis;
  • Experience designing survey methodologies, data collection tools (including paper-based data collection forms and their electronic equivalents), and databases;
  • Tourism/hospitality sector experience preferred;
  • Ability to translate survey materials into Nepali, Hindi, and English.

Applicants should submit a CV along with a cover letter to  by February 19, 2020. Please mention the position in the subject line of the email.

Women and persons with disabilities, marginalized and disadvantaged communities are encouraged to apply.

Job Overview

Category Development and Project
Openings 1
Position Type Contract
Experience 10+ years
Education Please check vacancy details
Posted Date 07 Feb, 2020
Apply Before 19 Feb, 2020
City Kathmandu