Third Party Monitoring (TPM) Enumerators Career Opportunities in Kenya


Job Title: Third Party Monitoring (TPM) Enumerators

Company Profile: SoCha (a portmanteau of Social and Change) is an independent Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning (ME&L) firm that provides bespoke solutions to social challenges.

We are a US-registered, veteran-owned small business, headquartered in Mauritius. SoCha supports foreign assistance interventions across Africa and Asia and specializes in advancing innovative methodologies and changing the way donors find solutions to social problems.

Background: USAID Kenya and East Africa (USAID/KEA) contracted SoCha LLC to implement the five-year USAID Localization, Inclusion, and Sustainability Activity (LISA). The activity aims to support USAID/KEA staff and stakeholders to be more efficient, effective, transparent, inclusive, and skilled in achieving development outcomes.

The LISA team will support USAID’s work to increase locally led, owned, and managed development outcomes. It will utilize local expertise and seek to partner with local entities with in-depth knowledge and networks in Kenya and utilize this expertise strategically.

Utilization of local expertise will focus on work objectives entailing close collaboration and interaction with local actors, including local indigenous organizations, counties, companies, institutions, and government.

Activity Background: The Localization, Inclusion and Sustainability Activity (LISA), implemented by SoCha LLC, seeks short-term consultants to serve as enumerators for TPM data collection. Applicants will be considered for work that is available immediately and over the next 12 months.

Roles and Responsibilities:

The enumerators will support the team leader in undertaking the following tasks:

  • Support data collection planning, coordination, and logistics.
  • Review, test, translate and pilot data collection instruments, identify and correct issues before full-scale deployment.
  • Gather and accurately record responses on qualitative and quantitative questionnaires.
  • Support electronic designing/scripting of data collection tools using SurveyCTO, Kobo or ODK.
  • Submit complete and accurate questionnaires, in format determined by the Team Leader.
  • Follow all ethics requirements for collecting data on human subjects.
  • Recognize and give account of problems in obtaining data and provide useful feedback.
  • Provide daily briefings to the team leader and other relevant staff, and support development of weekly reports.
  • Collect data on a tablet and upload it to the secure LISA server daily.
  • Participate in regular check-in calls and debriefs with the LISA staff.

Required Skills:

  • Undergraduate degree in statistics, M&E, or related field from a recognized university.
  • 3+ years of experience in undertaking qualitative and quantitative data collection in the selected region of Kenya.
  • Experience supporting or implementing third party monitoring activities.
  • Advanced knowledge of designing/scripting electronic data collection tools using SurveyCTO, Kobo or ODK.
  • Experience working with USAID projects preferred.
  • Strong communication skills (both written and verbal) in English and Kiswahili
  • Professional, reliable, deadline-oriented, team player.
  • Ability to travel or support tasks with short notice to indeterminate locations in the assigned cluster or other counties as needed


The following are illustrative of that deliverables will be required:

  • Qualitative and quantitative datasets submitted to the data collection portal
  • Daily briefing notes and transcripts (translated into English, if necessary).
  • Inputs to weekly summary reports, due at the end of each week
  • TPM site photos based on sites visited

Location: Various locations across Kenya as needed

LOE or Contract Length: Contracts and LOE vary and will be issued based on clients’ requests. Average contract length: one to three weeks, with LOE between 7 to 30 days.

How to Apply:

Please submit your CV via THIS LINK.

Applications close 10, May 2023, application review will be on a rolling basis.