RCMRD Need Enumerators For A Short-Term Data Collection Exercise In Kenya

The Regional Centre for Mapping of Resources for Development (RCMRD) is an Intergovernmental organization which provides services in surveying, mapping, remote sensing, GIS and ICT to its member States, partners and clients. It currently has twenty member States in the Eastern and Southern Africa Region.


Our Mission is to Strengthen Member States and our stakeholder’s capacity through Generation,
Application and Dissemination of Geo-information and Allied Technologies for sustainable development.


RCMRD is implementing the Gender-sensitive Agricultural Satellite-based Insurance (GAIINS) Project and seeks to recruit enumerators for a short-term data collection exercise in Kenya.
Research Assistants Reporting to the Technical Lead GAIINS Project, the Research Assistants will undertake the following:

Duties and responsibilities

  • Attend training and assist with calibrating/pretesting field instruments as needed.
  • Assess respondents’ eligibility and obtain written informed consents.
  • Conduct one on one interviews and record responses.
  • Participate in data quality assurance procedures.
  • Ensure participants data is kept confidential.
  • Be available full time for the entire period of engagement

Qualifications and experience

  • Holder of Bachelor’s degree in Agriculture, Gender, GIS, Remote Sensing, Climate
    Change, Environmental Science, Statistics and related fields
  • Basic understanding of research ethics
  • Excellent communication skills
  • At least one year experience in ODK based data collection in rural areas
  • Fluency in English and Swahili
  • Should have an android based phone with OS 5.0 or higher
  • Previous experience working in related themes is an added advantage

Individuals who are proficient in local languages such as Luhya, Kalenjin, Kamba and Embu
are particularly encouraged to apply.

The successful candidates will receive a remuneration of $50 per day for a period of nineteen (19) days.


Qualified and interested candidates should submit their applications with the subject “Field Enumerator- GAIINS Project”, along with a detailed Curriculum Vitae as well as copies of relevant certificates and testimonials to:


Director General,
Regional Centre for Mapping of Resources for Development,
P.O Box 632, 00618, Roysambu, Kasarani,
Nairobi – Kenya.


Via email to [email protected] so as to be received not later than 15th May, 2023.


RCMRD is an equal opportunity employer. Applications from suitably qualified female candidates
are particularly encouraged.


Please note that the Centre DOES NOT charge any fees during the recruitment process.

How To Apply

Individuals who are proficient in local languages such as Luhya, Kalenjin, Kamba and Embu are particularly encouraged to apply.

The successful candidates will receive a remuneration of $50 per day for a period of nineteen (19) days.
Qualified and interested candidates should submit their applications with the subject “Field Enumerator- GAIINS Project”, along with a detailed Curriculum Vitae as well as copies of relevant certificates and testimonials to:


Director General,
Regional Centre for Mapping of Resources for Development,
P.O Box 632, 00618, Roysambu, Kasarani,
Nairobi – Kenya.


Via email to [email protected] so as to be received not later than 15th May, 2023.


RCMRD is an equal opportunity employer. Applications from suitably qualified female candidates are particularly encouraged.


Please note that the Centre DOES NOT charge any fees during the recruitment process.

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