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Data Collector/Enumerator needed at Ethiopian Public Health Institute (EPHI), April 27 2022
Organization: Ethiopian Public Health Institute (EPHI)
Position: Data Collector/ Enumerator
Deadline: 05.02.2022
Employment: Contract
Salary: 12500 Birr
Location: Amhara, Oromia, Somali Region

Job Description:


Duration: 1 month with possible extension

Required number: 15 (6 for Amhara Region, 6 for Oromia Region, 3 for Somali Region)

Report to:  Food Sciences and Nutrition Research Directorate

Job Description:

The Ethiopian Public Health Institute (EPHI) strives to address nutrition and health-related problems through operational research and generating evidence to inform policy and effective implementation of health and nutrition programs in Ethiopia. To this end, the Food Sciences and Nutrition Research Directorate is planning to collate routine service delivery data to assess the performance of severe acute malnutrition (SAM) treatment in children. The survey will be implemented in Amhara, Oromia, and Somali.


Data collectors will have the following responsibilities;

1.      Data collectors will collect relevant data from the SAM management logbooks (register books) from randomly selected health posts.

2.      Each data collector team will also visit a randomly selected household from the health post records for a follow-up home visit.

3.      Data collectors will liaise with Health Extension Workers.

4.      Obtain informed consent from the selected respondents for the follow-up visit.

  1. Interview the child’s primary caregiver and accurately record their responses.
  2. Review each questionnaire on the tablet before leaving the respondent’s house and ensure all questions are answered correctly.

7.      Measure, the height, weight, and Mid Upper Arm Circumference (MUAC) of children during follow-up home visits.

8.      Conduct key informant interviews with Health Extension Workers.

9.      Send data to the EPHI server daily.

Job Requirements:

·         BSc in nutrition, nursing, public health or midwifery, with at least two years of experience.

·         Proficiency in Amharic, Oromiffa and Somali language is mandatory.

·         Experience related to the Community Management of Acute Malnutrition (CMAM) program is advantageous.

·         Experience of mobile data collection with ODK Collect is advantageous.


How To Apply:

·         Interested applicants can register online through and must send their application letter, CV, work experience, educational and other relevant documents within 5/five/ workingdays from the first appearance of the announcement.

·         Applicants must define/describe the region they apply/compute for.



·         Both the Civil service and EPHI Human Resource Directorate rules and regulations will be applied to guide the day to day services.

*As new priorities emerge, EPHI may periodically revise the TOR for this position.

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