Quality Assurance Supervisors

February 14, 2024
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Job Description

About IRC (International Rescue Committee):

The International Rescue Committee (IRC) responds to the world’s most severe humanitarian crises, providing life-saving care and transformative assistance to refugees forced to flee from war or disaster. Established in 1933 at the request of Albert Einstein, the IRC operates in over 40 countries and 22 U.S. cities, restoring safety, dignity, and hope to millions uprooted and struggling to endure. The IRC leads the way from harm to home, with a country program in Afghanistan since 1988, working in 10 provinces, including some of the most security-volatile areas, employing over 1000 staff.

Compliance with Policies:

Adherence to the IRC WAY (professional conduct standards) and Safeguarding Policies is integral to all involved in delivering on IRC’s mission. A zero-tolerance approach to IRC Code of Conduct violations, including safeguarding violations, is maintained for staff, consultants, contractors, volunteers, interns, suppliers, vendors, sub-grantees/partners, and associates.

Job Description:

  • The Quality Assurance Supervisor will be responsible for:
  • Attending and delivering enumerator training sessions to ensure complete understanding of responsibilities and survey concepts.
  • Understanding questionnaire administration thoroughly.
  • Assigning enumeration areas to enumerators and executing systematic random sampling of households.
  • Preparing daily itineraries for enumerators, including schedules and paths during data collection.
  • Distributing all survey documents and materials to enumerators.
  • Leading enumerators and comprehending all aspects of field operations.
  • Conducting random systematic sampling for sample households.
  • Coordinating with provincial staff and introducing enumerators to local community leaders.
  • Maintaining constant contact with enumerators and resolving issues encountered.
  • Conducting spot checks and final reviews of questionnaires.
  • Reporting enumerator issues to the AQBE office in Kabul.
  • Coordinating replacement of enumerators if needed.
  • Checking and collecting all survey documents and materials after data collection.
  • Ensuring completeness and accuracy of questionnaires after data collection.
  • Attending and participating in appropriate meetings.

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in education or statistics is required.
  • Minimum of ten years of experience in the humanitarian or international development sectors.
  • Experience training enumerators for data collection in Afghanistan.
  • Experience overseeing and managing data collections in Afghanistan.
  • Experience with leading household survey data collection is preferred.
  • Proficiency in English, Pashtu, and Dari is required.
Submission Guideline:

For IRC- Afghanistan Internal Candidates:

The IRC encourages employees to remain in a position for at least one year before applying for another position.

We are flexible for IRCA employees who work in the current IRC position for at least 6 months or above, giving them a chance to compete for an opportunity in the organization.

All qualified candidates are requested to apply here.

Note: Applicants who recently applied/interviewed will not be considered again. Applications without the given link and/or online system will be disqualified.

Shortlisted candidates will be directly contacted for a written test and interviews. If not contacted within TWO or FOUR WEEKS after the closing date, consider your application unsuccessful.

IRC Afghanistan Country Office, Qala-e-Fathullah, Street # 3, District 10, Old UNOCHA Office, Beside Fatemia Mosque.