As part of a data gathering survey on the socioeconomic outlook of Cameroonians the Nkafu Policy Institute, a Cameroonian Think Tank at the Denis & Lenora Foretia Foundationis launching the recruitment of a team of 20 Intern-field investigators, for a part-time contract.

The main missions of the trainee field investigator will be:

  • Take part in the training session on data collection techniques;
  • Make contact with the target people;
  • Enter data into forms and questionnaires;
  • Validate the person’s understanding of the questions and answers in accordance with neutrality;
  • Respect the time allowed for each question and for the survey in general;
  • Participate in the drafting of survey reports based on data collected in the field;

Skills and profiles sought:

  • Be of Cameroonian nationality;
  • Have a university level (minimum Bachelor’s degree) in natural or social sciences or related fields;
  • Have a good oral expression;
  • Having already conducted a survey would be an asset;
  • Good knowledge of at least one of Cameroon’s 10 regions;
  • Strong relational and communicative skills;
  • Dynamic and rigorous; and good morality and ethical
  • Being able to work in a team, independently and under pressure in a short time,
  • Have a good knowledge of the electronic collection of field data (smartphones, tablets, etc …) will be an asset,
  • Have an ability to assimilate and understand many concepts in a very short time,
  • Have a good ability to analyze, summarize, and write reports,
  • Have the ability to manage and coordinate a field team,
  • Be able to stay and work in difficult environments
  • Being bilingual will be an asset

Your Resume should also include:

  • Confirmation that you are free from any commitment during the survey period
  • The contacts of two reference persons who can attest to your previous similar experiences.

Interested candidates are requested to complete their application using the online portal (CV or Resume + cover letter + copy of the university diploma + copy of the national identity card)

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted and subjected to a series of tests on their skills, aptitudes and experiences.

NB: Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.