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Survey Interviewers

Date Posted: Aug 05, 2019

Job Description


Interviewer for a health survey on household level in Blantyre city and Chiradzulu districts

General duties:

  • Conduct structured health-related interviews with individuals from designated audiences
  • Apply detailed procedures for systematic data collection
  • Follow MSF survey protocols to ensure confidentiality of information
  • Ensure accurate recording of results
  • Explain the purpose of interviews and answer questions by the interviewee as needed
  • Assume other duties necessary for a successful implementation of the planned survey as per instructions of the supervisors

Contract details: Daily worker contract

Intended starting date: 9 September 2019

Estimated length of survey: 6 - 8 weeks

Skills & Qualifications:

  • Degree / Diploma student in Health Promotion, Education, Social Work, Public Health, Sociology, Anthropology, or related fields
  • Experience desired
  • Experienced in conducting health-related interviews at household level
  • Experienced in community involvement activities and/or health promotion
  • Experience in field research activities is an asset
  • Work experience with NGOs in the health sector; MSF experience is an asset

Skills needed
  • Excellent reading and writing in English
  • Fluent in the local language Chichewa
  • Experienced in the use of computer tablets is a must
  • Available for the entire time of the survey (training and interview days)
  • Willing and able to work on Saturdays and Sundays during the survey time if necessary
  • Experienced in the use of using GPS devices is an asset
  • Self-initiative, pro-activity, flexibility, self-motivation to participate in the survey
  • Openness and not biased in expectations of the outcome of the survey

How to apply

Interested applicants should send their written application letter (letter of motivation) with a detailed CV indicating postal address, day phone contacts, photocopies of ID, and relevant certificates of diplomas and work experience to the following addresses:

By Mail: By Email: msff-blantyre-recruitment@paris.msf.org 

Médecins Sans Frontières France  
P.O. Box 2736,

Malawi Subject Line: Survey Interviewer

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NOTE: Letters, CVs and any documentation included in application package will not be returned. Only short listed candidates will be contacted. MSFF does not reimburse the possible costs for transportation for tests and interviews that may take place during the recruitment process. MSF is an equal opportunity employer and does not charge any application/recruitment or training fees.

Deadline to apply for this position: August 14, 2019 at 5:00PM

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