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United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) is the world’s largest humanitarian agency, fighting hunger worldwide. Brief description of WFP in Uganda WFP delivers food assistance in emergencies and work with communities to improve nutrition and build resilience. WFP provides life-saving food assistance and livelihood opportunities to over 1,200,000 refugees in Uganda.

WFP intends to build a pool of Enumerators/ Data collection with the right skillset that will be called upon as and when need for data collection arises for short assignment ranging from a few days to a couple of weeks. The data collectors will be responsible for conducting one on one physical interviews with mostly Refugee households in the settlement and nearby host communities. The enumerators will not be WFP staff but will be paid per day worked. The Enumerator will be supervised by a designated WFP Staff.


Enumerator role is found in the Field Office. The role holders typically provide data collection services , and report to a designated WFP staff.


To conduct one on one physical interviews with mostly Refugee households in the settlement and nearby host communities

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES (not all-inclusive)

1. Collect, sort and disseminate correspondence, reports and other materials, to meet the required demands of staff to time standards.
2. Respond to simple routine queries with readily available support by senior staff, and escalate where appropriate, in order to provide a timely and accurate response to enquiries.
3. Support the maintenance of office files, documents and records in accordance with established systems and processes, so that information is current and readily available for staff.
4. Undertake standard data entry tasks in accordance with defined systems, to ensure information is organised and readily available.
5. Assist in creating simple images or information using standardised templates, such as graphs or tables to support the drafting of reports for staff.


Education: Minimum qualification is a Diploma and with a good comprehension of the English Language.

Languages: Indicate in your Curriculum Vitae  and rate as Excellent, Good, Basic, no understanding of any of these languages i.e English, Swahili, Kinyabusha, Runyankitara  as these are the languages spoken by the communities in the targeted areas.

Skills: Good communication skills, Ability to build trust with the respondent, ability to remain impartial and maintain confidence during the interview, physically fit and able to move distances during the data collection areas.


  • Contacts (phone number and email)
  • Experience
  • Referees
  • Preferred location from the 5 refuge settlements. Include all settlements you are comfortable working in.


Thursday 28th September 2023

WFP has a zero-tolerance approach to conduct such as fraud, sexual exploitation and abuse, sexual harassment, abuse of authority and discrimination. All selected candidates will be expected to adhere to WFP’s standards of conduct and will therefore undergo rigorous background verification internally or through third parties. Selected candidates will also be required to provide additional information as part of the verification exercise. Misrepresentation of information provided during the recruitment process may lead to disqualification or termination of employment