IPA Data Entry Consultant Job in Kenya-September 2015


Innovations for Poverty Action (IPA)

Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene (WASH) Benefits Project
Position: Data Entry Consultant

Start Date: As soon as possible
Location: Bungoma and Kakamega, Western Kenya
Eligibility: Position open to local Kenyan hires only

About Innovations for Poverty Action (IPA): seeks qualified applicants for the position of a Data Entry Consultant for the Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene (WASH) Benefits Project.

Wash Benefits is a 5 year project that is evaluating the combined impacts of water, hygiene, sanitation and nutrition interventions on the health of young children in Western Kenya.
The Project is currently on its final year focuses on evaluating the health benefits of sanitation, hygiene, household water treatment and nutrition, using a large-scale, randomized evaluation that is taking place in Western province.

We are currently seeking two Data Entry Consultants to provide data entry services to IPAK for WASH Benefit surveys and forms.
Overview: The Data Entry Consultants will be based in the Western region of Kenya, in either Bungoma or Kakamega County.

He/she will work closely with the WASH Benefits Data Collection and Data Management teams.

The Consultant will be expected to enter different types of survey and the pay will be determined by the number and type of surveys entered.
Tasks, Duties and Responsibilities

  • Data entry
  • Data reconciliation
  • Data storage
  • Data inventory
  • Completion of scheduled activities each day in a timely manner.
  • Maintaining high standard of professional integrity in all activities.



  • Post-high school training
  • Experience entering data
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and CS Pro
  • Fluent in Swahili and English, Luhya speaking will be an added advantage
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in both English and Kiswahili
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Well organized, detail-oriented, able to prioritize and manage multiple tasks simultaneously with minimal supervision
  • Experience with position responsibilities listed above

How to Apply

Please send by email a cover letter and detailed CV, 3 references, daytime phone number(s), and email address.

Your CV should include your scores or grades and other measures of academic achievement, and details about any relevant work experience.
Applications must be submitted by email to [email protected]

Please ensure that the subject line reads: “Data Entry Consultant” REF NO. Wash Benefits- 2015-09-03”.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for an interview.

Applicants are encouraged to apply early, as applications will be reviewed on a ROLLING BASIS.

Deadline to Apply: 18th September 2015
Disclaimer: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of the work being performed by the (Data Entry Consultant). The statements are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all possible duties, tasks, and responsibilities. Management reserves the right to amend and change responsibilities to meet organizational needs as necessary. Please note that IPA will never request any form of payment from an applicant. Applicants are encouraged to confirm the information listed above with IPA prior to releasing any extensive personal information to the organization. Please direct questions to [email protected]