Vacancy No: 004

Job Title: Surveyor  

Number of Position: 2

Duty station: Kabul, Nangarhar, Kunduz and Ghazni

Duration: 20 days (at least)

Salary: Market compatible wages


Position Objectives:

The surveyor will be responsible for carrying out the interviews with randomized respondent groups based on the sampling plan. As a surveyor he/ she will be collecting and delivering first- hand information from the respondent groups ensuring that the data is complete, accurate, consistent, and all the questionnaires and surveys are neatly completed and submitted to lead surveyor on time.


  • Study and understand all instruction included in the survey guideline and provided through the training in order;
  • Ensure adherence to the Code of Conduct for surveyors provided through the training;
  • Coordinate with the supervisor/ lead surveyor on survey procedures and report the work progress on the daily basis;
  • 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;
  • Double check and revise the completed questionnaires before submitting to his/ her supervisor;
  • Report the work progress on daily basis
  • Cooperate with the team members to develop a positive team spirit
  • Any additional duty related to the project work assigned by supervisor/ project officer;


Experience and Qualifications

  • Bachelor degree or equivalent in research, sociology, law, economics, political science;
  • Minimum six months of data collection i.e. administering questionnaires and conducting interviews/ surveys;
  • Strong communication skills;
  • Willingness to learn and explore new experiences;
  • Fluently speaking and understanding Dari and Pashto;
  • Having knowledge of English language;
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a team;
  • Ability to work in challenging circumstances;
  • Ability to use personal initiative and creativity to solve research problems;

Reporting Arrangements

  • The surveyor will report to the lead surveyor, and in his/her absence will report to 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.Surveyor