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Job Title:   Surveyor
Total Positions:   4
Job Location:   Karachi
Gender:   No Preference
Minimum Education:   Bachelors
Degree Title:   BBA,BA,BSc,MBA,M.Com,MSc,MA OR Equivalent
Career Level:   Entry Level
Minimum Experience:   2 Years year(s)
Salary Range:   PKR 30,000 to 35,000 per Month
Apply By:   Dec 13, 2017
Job Description:


Under the supervision of the Area AME Manager and DAC/area coordinators, the Surveyors is responsible for quality data collection on prescribed forms from Households/individuals, as well responsible for conducting Focus Group Discussions (FGDs) to obtain information at village level and has reporting tasks in line with the quality criteria and strategy, and for developing open, mutually respectful, and accountable relationships with the target communities.

 The ideal candidate shall have strong skills in conducting interviews, household and individual level surveys, FGDs. The candidate needs to be willing and able to travel regularly to various districts and villages for collection of data. 


(Short Term Contract 06 Days only)


Objective 1 -  Data collection activities

  • To ensure the data collection from HH/Individual/villages on the daily basis as per the designed tools like MUAC, questionnaires related to nutrition, WASH, shelter and FSL as well as FGDs (for males).
  • To ensure all the interviews planned for a day on the daily basis.
  • Inquire about a variety of specific information given in the survey form.
  • Gather information, record and encode correctly information from a survey
  • To ensure the necessary items to carry out before starting the field work i.e. forms, pens, pencils, erasers, etc.
  • Ensure quality of data in terms of neat and clean entries in the forms with no missing information.
  • Recognize the problems in obtaining data and share with DPM and also proposed solution for them.
  • Submit completed forms to the supervisor to discuss the daily progress.
  • Review data gathered from survey to check its accuracy on daily basis.
  • Keep the record and addresses of the HH for future consultation if needed.
  • Ensure informed consent and respect confidentiality of information received.
  • Ensure that respondents understand uniformly questions the way intended, as explained in training given to enumerators before carrying out the data-collection
  • Support and cooperate with the supervisor in team building and better coordination.
  • Male enumerators will have the additional responsibility to facilitate the female enumerators when they need their help during interview and the field movement/deployment.
  • All the team members (surveyors) will cross check the filled forms of each other at the end of a day on daily basis.

Objective 2 – Beneficiary accountability

·         Ensure that all relations with the communities we work with are conducted in a respectful and consultative manner.

·         Ensure that communities are adequately consulted and informed about purpose of the data-collection and ensure no false responses are given/recorded

·         Orient community members about accountability mechanism and disseminate the telephone number

Objective 3 - General objectives

  • Carry out all activities according to the objectives of the program and the beneficiary involvement strategy.
  • Ensure on time completion of the tasks in line with the work plan.
  •  Excellent in reading, understanding and speaking questionnaire in Sindhi (Balochi Speaking, added value)
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to establish good working relations with target communities.
  • The candidate will work six days a week (Monday to Saturday) excluding Sundays.

Minorities are encouraged to apply.

Required Skills:
Strong interpersonal skills,establish good working relation with working community

Company Information
Company Name:  ACTED Pakistan
Company Description:

ACTED is a non-governmental organization with headquarters in Paris. Independent, private and not-for-profit, ACTED operates according to principles of non-discrimination and transparency. Our mission is to support vulnerable populations affected by wars, natural disasters and/or economic and social crises, and to accompany them in building a better future; thus contributing to the Millennium Development Goals. ACTED ‘Links Relief, Rehabilitation and Development’ to provide continued support to vulnerable communities as their needs evolve.

ACTED has been present in Pakistan since 1993 with assistance ongoing presently in Sindh, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP), the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) and Azad Jammu Kashmir. The country programme comprises of four key pillars:
Pillar 1 – Humanitarian assistance – Through this component, ACTED supports the emergency and early recovery needs of communities following disasters. In recent years this has included support for communities affected by floods, earthquakes and the complex emergency;
Pillar 2 – Income generation and sustainable livelihoods – ACTED has extensive experience in this sector including market-oriented vocational trainings, basic skills development, as well as on and off-farm livelihood assistance;
Pillar 3 – Social cohesion and access to basic services – ACTED improves access to basic services through a range of measures including support for educational institutions, community infrastructure and local governance. Social cohesion is a key component to ensuring equitable service provision. ACTED’s interventions include the establishment of local representation bodies as well as supporting the rights of women, minorities and marginalized groups;
Pillar 4 – Environmental protection and community resilience – This pillar aims to mitigate some of the effects of recurrent disasters, climate change and environmental degradation. Interventions start at a household level, such as construction of fuel efficient

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