Thursday, November 1, 2018

Short-term Consultancy – Enumerator

Stanford University’s Center on Food Security and the Environment in conjunction with Daemeter Consulting and TNP2K 

Location: Jakarta and West Kalimantan, Indonesia
Duration: 3 months equivalent beginning December 1, 2018. This position requires some domestic travel and stay in West Kalimantan.
Number of positions: 4 (four)

Role and Scope of Work
Stanford University’s Center on Food Security (FSE) in conjunction with Daemeter Consulting and the National Team for the Acceleration of Poverty Reduction (TNP2K) under the Vice President’s Office of Indonesia*, is conducting a randomized controlled trial (RCT) experiment in 150 villages located across 4 districts in West Kalimantan, Indonesia. The project seeks to answer the impact of financial incentives to villages on reducing fire incidence. Villages have received fire prevention trainings, upfront payment to fund fire prevention activities, and will later be rewarded with financial prizes upon the success of maintaining zero fire during the dry season.

Our team is seeking 4 (four) enumerators to administer a survey with 150 village officials whose village become parts of our project. The aim of the survey is to understand the actual situation on the ground such as details of the challenges in incentivizing villages to prevent fire, and to obtain basic data on existing fire prevention activities. Enumerators will work in a team of two and spend time in the field during the data collection. Enumerators will also be responsible for data entry and validation to ensure the highest quality of information.

Specific duties and responsibilities will include:
  • Active participation in project and survey trainings which will be conducted in both Jakarta and Pontianak.
  • Conduct survey of 150 villages in West Kalimantan that are included in the project.
  • Work closely with the team to ensure smooth implementation and high quality of information.
  • Help to design efficient schedules.
  • Help acquire transportation and accommodation in the field.
  • Communicate with local governments, team leaders, and assist as needed.

The ideal candidate will have strong analytical skill, problem solving ability, and proven attention to detail. Knowledge of Indonesian village politics, environmental policies, and ongoing fire prevention efforts are highly valued. The position requires:
  • A minimum of bachelor’s degree in a relevant field
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Proven attention to detail
  • Excellent team work
  • Passion in rural development, forest preservation and environmental issues
  • Excellent communication and writing skills
  • Experience working on tight project timelines and comfort in a fast-paced environment
  • Fluent in Bahasa Indonesia
To apply, email application letter and CV to Gracia Hadiwidjaja at Please put at least two references in your application letter. Applications will be considered on a rolling basis, so it is advantageous to apply early. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

This is an equal opportunity position. We are committed to hiring without regard to race, religion, or gender.
*For further information on The Center on Food Security and the Environment see For further information on Daemeter Consulting see For further information on TNP2K see

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