Vacancy No: 003

Job Title: Lead Surveyor 

Number of Position: 2

Duty station: Kabul, Nangarhar, Kunduz and Ghazni.

Duration: 20 Days (at least)

Salary: Market compatible wages


Position Objectives:

Lead surveyor will be responsible to lead and supervise the field team to carry out the survey and interviews with randomized respondents and officials. He/ she will carry out an important task of collecting and delivering first- hand information from the respondent groups ensuring that the data is complete, accurate, consistent, and all the questionnaires are adequately completed and submitted to the office.


  • Study and understand all instruction included in the survey guide and provided through the training in order;
  • Ensure adherence to the Code of Conduct for surveyors provided through the training;
  • Guide the surveyor on how to carry out the survey and to report daily work done;
  • Initially coordinate the interview for surveyor;
  • Supervise the surveyor and the whole data collection process;
  • Guide the surveyor on the replacement strategy;
  • Contact local authorities to inform them about the research and to gain their support if needed;
  • Check that material necessary to carry out the survey is sufficient and appropriate;
  • Motivate and obtain permission of the respondent/ participants for the interview;
  • Conduct the interviews by asking questions in a clear and kind manner;
  • Probe to clarify unclear answers;
  • Record the responses accurately;
  • Develop case studies, one from each province
  • Double check and revise the completed questionnaires at the end for accuracy consistency and completion before submitting the data.
  • Report the work progress on daily basis;
  • Cooperate with the team of supervisors and other team members to develop a positive team spirit;
  • Any additional duty related to the project work assigned by project manager;


Experience and Qualifications

  • Bachelor degree or equivalent in research, sociology, law, economics, political science;
  • Minimum one year experience of data collection i.e. administering questionnaires; survey and conducting interviews;
  • Strong communication skills;
  • Experience working in the field/ provinces;
  • Willingness to learn and explore new experiences;
  • Fluently speaking and understanding Dari and Pashto;
  • Having knowledge of English language;
  • Ability to work collaboratively with colleagues;
  • Ability to work in challenging circumstances;
  • Ability to use personal initiative and creativity to solve research problems;

Reporting line:

  • Lead surveyor will report to project manager and in his/her absence will report to the project officer.


Interested candidates are advised to send their cover letter and CV of no more than 3 pages to: OR

The closing date for receipt of applications is September 15, 2018.Lead Surveyor 4 September 18