Bomet Field Officer

Bomet Full-time

                                                                                                                            

Placement: Field location

Responsibilities

  • Census team
    • Meet with the village elder and guides to understand village boundaries  
    • Working with a  partner, visit every household in the village, excluding no-one
    • Complete census surveys using ODK with accurate data
  • Registration team
    • Explain Give Directly’s program to eligible households
    • Provide cell phones and SIM cards as appropriate
    • Identify and eliminate ineligible households
    • Complete surveys using ODK with accurate data
  • Back check team
    • Explain safety and readiness information to recipients 
    • Ensure someone in the household is ready to operate the phone to access transfers
    • Identify and eliminate ineligible households
    • Complete surveys using ODK with accurate data

A given FO will be a member of one of these three teams.

Requirements

  • Diplomas and degrees in relevant fields
  • Previous working experience in the field with vulnerable communities (1-2 years minimum)
  • Empathy, honesty, and the highest standards of integrity
  • Strong interest in advancing the distinctive values and mission of GiveDirectly
  • Fluency in Kalenjin is a MUST
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Physical fitness and ability to cope with difficult weather conditions or terrain
  • Patience and good judgment in resolving recipient problems