SMC End of Cycle Data Collectors at Malaria Consortium – Abuja & Oyo

Job Title: SMC End of Cycle Data Collector

Locations: Local Government Areas in Abuja (FCT) and Oyo
Job type: Full-time
Duration: July – October 2022

Job Description

  • We require qualified research personnel that will carry out data collection, analysis and interpretation for the Seasonal Malaria Chemoprevention End of Cycle evaluation based on LQAS approach.
  • The consultants and the supervisor will train data collectors and oversee data collection process while other personnel will carry out the actual data collection using an electronic platform.
  • The End of Cycle (EoC) evaluation will be conducted in the eight states and the FCT Abuja where SMC is being implemented.
  • The process will involve identification, selection and training of supervisors at a training of trainers (ToT) and subsequently, data collectors in the states.
  • The aim of the EoC evaluation is to assess SMC coverage and adherence of community drug distributions (CDDs) to treatment protocols immediately and not more than 5 days after each cycle of treatment.

Specific Activities for the Personnel
Data collectors:

  • Attend training on data collection and survey methods conducted by supervisors.
  • Conduct interviews in selected households using SurveyCTO.
  • Upload data on the SurveyCTO platform to server.


  • Dataset of completed interviews submitted.

Qualifications and Experience

  • A minimum of Degree (B.Sc / HND) in Social Sciences and Health related discipline.
  • One – Two years’ experience
  • Experience in conducting public health research, particularly data collection.
  • Experience in the use of modern technology in research – use of phone for data collection.
  • Previous experience doing LQAS survey is an added advantage.
  • Ability to speak local language (e.g. Hausa, Kanuri, etc.).
  • Familiarity with and respect for the tradition and culture of the locality.
  • Familiarity with terrain of the locality.
  • Must be a female / mixed in selected states.
  • Ability to give attention to details.
  • Must not be a staff of Government at any level and or the SMoH.
  • Must not be part of SMC personnel in whatever capacity (national, state, LGA, HFW, CHW, TA or LM).
  • Must not be blacklisted during the previous LQAS activities.

Timelines for Activities:

  • July – October, 2022

No of TA Days:

  • Data Collectors – 23 days.

Application Closing Date
20th April, 2022 (8:00 AM).

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidate should:
Click here to apply online

Important Information and Notice

  • Interest candidates who are passionate and willing to contribute towards the achievement of our goals should fill the form using above
  • Kindly note that applicants who do not follow this specification, will be disqualified.
  • Only Shortlisted candidates will be contacted
  • Kindly note that applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis, therefore early applications are highly encouraged.
  • Malaria Consortium does not accept or ask for payment during recruitment. We also would not accept hardcopy CV; all applications should be sent through the above link.
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