30 Mar 2020

Project Assistant – Nairobi at GeoPoll

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GeoPoll is a leading research organization that uses mobile phones to gather direct, real-time insights from millions of people throughout Africa, Asia, and Latin America. Working with clients including global brands, media outlets, and international development groups, GeoPoll facilitates projects that measure vital indicators around the world.

About this Role: We are currently looking for a seasoned Project Assistant in Nairobi, Kenya to join the GeoPoll’s Solutions team. This position will be responsible for working with GeoPoll’s Commercial and Social Business Development teams to develop and maintain data collection activities across a global network of research partners.

They will also be responsible for the oversight of research being conducted at GeoPoll’s Nairobi Call center.

This position will report to the Feasibility Specialist based out of the Nairobi office.

Key Responsibilities

Project development

  • Assist with project outreach to GeoPoll’s vast network of over 80 international research organizations
  • Co-design data collection strategies that meet GeoPoll and Constituent’s research needs
  • Utilize GeoPoll’s variety of survey modes (SMS, CATI, CAPI, MROC, Mobile Web) to meet project needs

Project oversight

  • Assist with the oversight of Nairobi CATI call center (Computer Assisted Telephone Interviewing)
  • Develop project performance trackers and provide daily updates to GeoPoll constituents
  • Maintain strict adherence to GeoPoll’s Research and ethics standards (confidentiality, anonymity, transparency)

Team Management

  • Coordinate project implementation strategies with internal GeoPoll teams (Survey Operations, Client Services, Business Development)
  • Provide training support to new GeoPoll team members

Qualifications and Skills

  • 2+ years experience in survey design and project implementation
  • 2+ years experience in basic data prep practices (cleaning raw data, analyzing frequencies, building pivot tables, etc.)
  • 1+ years experience managing direct reports
  • Extremely self-motivated and highly organized
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to take initiative and develop other team members
  • Ability to exercise good judgment and discretion in confidential matters
  • Enjoys a fun, dynamic and challenging work environment within a start-up culture


      Method of Application

Interested candidates can email their CVs, salary history and relevant work examples with the subject eith the position in the subject mail e.g. “Project Assistant – Nairobi” to [email protected] on or before 3rd April 2020.

GeoPoll’s parent company is Mobile Accord, Inc. Mobile Accord, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and welcomes diversity.

Feel free to check out our website: https://www.geopoll.com .






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