Jobs, Nigeria

Vacancy – Data Collectors needed for Animal Welfare Research

One Health and Development Initiative (OHDI) is a nonprofit organization that works to promote education, advocacy, and solutions to correlated issues of human, animal, and environmental health using the integrated “One Health” approach. Our mission is rooted in the belief that public health and development issues are intertwined across the human, animal, and environmental ecosystems thereby requiring a holistic approach to effective and sustainable solutions. 

We have just begun the implementation of the Project Aquaculture welfare Research (AQWR) under our Animal welfare work area – the project seeks to evaluate aquaculture welfare knowledge and practices among stakeholders in Nigeria to support the design and implementation of effective interventions. 

Therefore, we are seeking Data Collectors that would facilitate the project’s data collection process and support research documentation over the short-term research period. Applicants must be willing to commit to a period of 4 to 6 weeks wherein training and conducting of data collection activities will take place. 


  • Disseminating surveys in selected states 
  • Provide support in qualitative data collection.
  • Identifying, organizing and interviewing eligible survey participants. 
  • Entering survey data into dedicated databases with occasional requirements to scan documents.
  • Cleaning data by ensuring names, dates, and values are correct.
  • Assisting the project manager and data analysts with writing and research documentation.


  • Must have established education, knowledge and/or experience in one or more of the following areas – fish farming, poultry farming, aquaculture welfare, animal science, veterinary medicine, agricultural science/businesses. 
  • Availability and access to target stakeholders in the aquaculture sector (such as fish farmers, fish and aquaculture researchers, government officials)  is an added advantage.
  • Experience in quantitative and/or qualitative data collection is also an advantage
  • Must be located in any of the following states:
    • Northeast: Adamawa, Bauchi and Taraba
    • Northwest: Kaduna, Kano and Kebbi
    • Northcentral: Kogi, Benue, Niger
    • Southeast: Abia, Anambra, Ebonyi
    • South-south: Bayelsa, Rivers and Edo
    • Southwest: Lagos, Oyo and Ogun
  • Applicants must be able to work effectively virtually and be adept at using computers and mobile devices for uploading and storing data in an efficient manner.


All data collectors will be provided with a stipulated remuneration and a transportation stipend.


All data collected, field tools and other deliverables of the study shall remain the property of One Health and Development Initiative (OHDI) during and after the contract implementation period and shall under no circumstance whatsoever, be disclosed or reproduced without the prior written consent of the organization. Non-disclosure agreement shall be entered into as deemed appropriate.

The deadline for application is July 31, 2022


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