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Sudan, Blue Nile, South Kordofan, Darfur and potentially Khartou, Sudan, Blue Nile, South Kordofan, Darfur and potentially Khartou

Consultant Title: Enumerator 

Location: Sudan, Blue Nile, South Kordofan, Darfur and potentially Khartoum  

Reports To: Field Senior Program Manager and M&E Specialist 

Project Summary: 

The BIPS program is a three-year project, funded by the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (SIDA). It is designed to exemplify the people-to-people approach by creating a safe space for diverse communities to build mutual understanding, trust, empathy, and resilient social ties by addressing divisions rooted in group differences such as ethnicity, religion, status, gender, or political affiliation in Sudan. 

Position Summary:   

The Enumerator will gather data and monitor activities on behalf of the Building Inclusive Peace in Sudan (BIPS) program from the office located in Blue Nile, South Kordofan, Darfur, and potentially Khartoum. Two enumerators are needed per location (a team of one male and one female).  

Primary Responsibilities:   

  • The Enumerator will work under the overall direction of the DT Institute – Field Senior Program Manager and M&E Specialist  

  • The Enumerator will gather local perception data in location for the SIDA BIPS project in Sudan.   

  • The Enumerator will be responsible for the following deliverables and activities:  

  •  Training (2 days)  

  • Partake in a two-day training session for data collectors in November 2023 (either virtual or physical training)  

  • Contribute expertise to the session.   

  • Data Collection (not to exceed 21 days, up to 7 days at a time)  

  • Collect quantitative and qualitative Key Informant interviews (KIIs) & Focus group Discussions (FGDs) responses (amount TBD) following proper procedures outlined during the training. The Enumerator is expected to do up to three 7-day data collection for Foundational, Midterm and Final Evaluations in their assigned locations.  

  • Responsible to be located on KIIs and FGDs sites as agreed with the DT Institute Sudan FSPM.  

  • Spend credible time to conduct the KIIs as determined by the training. 

  • Participate and take notes during FGDs.  

  • Activity Monitoring (at minimum, two days per month for 33 months)  

  • Enumerator is responsible for overseeing grant execution, activity implementation, and providing monthly updates on project output and outcome targets in their target locations.  

  • Reporting  

  • Submit monitoring reports to the M&E Specialist, MEL Manager, and FSPM 

  • Communicate with the M&E Specialist on a regular basis during data collection.   

  • Communicate with the FSPM during emergencies.   

  • Data Quality  

  • Failure to follow the data collection protocol outlined during the training may result in a data collection day or days being rejected for payment.  


  • DT shall pay the Enumerator a daily rate for up to 21 days of effort for data collection services to conduct the baseline, midline, and endline assessments, including FGDs and KIIs.  

  • DT Institute shall pay the Enumerator for two days per month over 33 months (a maximum of 66 days) for activity monitoring upon the submission of an accurate and timely invoice and expense report to DT Institute.  


  • This engagement shall commence on November 1, 2023, and shall continue in full force and effect through November 30, 2026, or earlier upon completion of the Provider’s services under this Agreement. 

  • The Agreement may only be extended thereafter by mutual agreement, unless terminated earlier by operation of and in accordance with this Agreement. 

  • Enumerator agrees that compensation is contingent on the Enumerator submitting a true and accurate invoice and expense report to DT Institute. 

  • Enumerator agrees that compensation is contingent on the Enumerator abiding by the terms of the Agreement.  

Education & Minimum Qualifications:  

  • A bachelor’s degree in a relevant field is required. 

  • At least 1 year of professional work experience in data collection and monitoring is required. 

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Ability/willingness to travel throughout Sudan on a regular basis. 

  • Ability to work in a professional and cordial manner with fellow staff members, visitors, and partner institutions including international and local NGOs, governmental entities, support organizations, and the public. 

  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision, to prioritize multiple work assignments in an extremely fast-paced environment, to meet deadlines, and to exercise good, professional judgment that reflects positively on the image and communicates the established program message. 

  • Ability to effectively use phone applications including Kobo and computer software including MS Word and Excel. 

  • Fluent written and spoken English is preferred but not required. 

  • Position open to Sudanese nationals only. 

DT Institute is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran status, gender identity, or national origin. DT Institute prohibits discriminating against employees and job applicants who inquire about, discuss, or disclose the compensation of the employee or applicant or another employee or applicant. 

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