BOTSWANA GOVERNMENT JOBS – Gender Affairs Department


VACANCY CIRCULAR NO. 1 OF 2017
Gender Affairs Department will be conducting a Botswana Relationship Survey. The aim of the survey is to provide updated information and data on socioeconomic dynamics pf relationships in the sixteen (16) districts of Botswana. The findings from the research are expected to inform and strengthen implementation strategies for ideal relationships. The Department wishes to recruit individuals for the posts of Temporary Fields Assistants (170 posts) and Temporary Field Supervisors (43 posts). The posts are tenable all over the country.
1) TEMPORARY FIELDS ASSISTANTS (170 POSTS)
QUALIFICATIONS:
Certificate in Statistics, Population Studies, Demography, Business Management, Business Administration, Social Sciences or any other relevant qualification.
WORK EXPERIENCE
Direct entry, experience in data collection will be an added advantage.
MAIN PURPOSE OF THE JOB
To collect data from selected households during the Botswana National Relationship Study 2017.
KEY PERFOMANCE AREAS
• Will be responsible for household interviews, data capturing and typing field reports.
• Will ensure optimum operation of gadgets in the field by verifying that they are fully charged, kept clean and away from hazards such as direct sunlight.
• Will work closely with other team members daily to troubleshoot any fieldwork challenges in the designated enumeration areas.
• Will perform any other study related duties as assigned by the supervisor.
REQUIRED COMPETENCIES
• Reliable and self disciplined
• Good communication and interpersonal skills
• Client focused
• Ability to work under minimal supervision
• Time conscious
• Knowledge of quantitative and qualitative research methods
• Excellent documentation and data analysis skills including quantitative data analysis.
2) TEMPORARY FIELD SUPERVISORS
QUALIFICATIONS:
Diploma in Statistics, Population Studies, Demography, Business Management, Business Administration, Social Sciences or any other relevant qualification.
WORK EXPERINCE
Applicants must have previous experience in survey supervision.
MAIN PURPOSE OF THE JOB
To supervise fields assistants collecting data duties during the National Relationship Study 2017 as well as handling administrative duties.
KEY PERFOMANCE AREAS
• Will be responsible for troubleshooting field information and applying appropriate response methods.
• Will conduct regular spot checks on progress made by fields assistants.
• Will be responsible for data monitoring and compiling field reports.
• Will perform other study related duties as assigned by the study manager.
REQUIRED COMPETENCIES
• Supervisory and planning skills
• Results oriented and performance driven
• Reliable and self disciplined
• Time conscious
• Knowledge of research methods
• Excellent documentation and data analysis skills including quantitative data analysis.
The positions above are for a fixed term of six (6) weeks.
APPLICATIONS
Applicants for the above positions must be 21 years of age and above. Applicants meeting the above requirements quote reference number with position and submit applications with curriculum vitae, certified copies of certificates, ID, names and addresses of two references to:
Director
Gender Affairs Department
Private Bag 00107
Gaborone
OR HAND DELIVER TO:
Ministry of Nationality, Immigration and Gender Affairs, Records Management Unit, 6th Floor, Block 8 Government Enclave.
Faxed applications will not be accepted nor considered.
CLOSING DATE: 17 March 2017.
SOURCE: Botswana Daily News Paper dated March 6 2017.
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