0 Field Officer - BRAC University
Field Officer
BRAC University
JOBID: #086431
  • Identify factory location with name and address by walking on foot in survey areas for verifying and ensuring that all address lists are correct.
  • Determine longitudes and latitudes of factory locations within survey areas using mobile devices (Tab and GIS).
  • Correspondence through phone/email with factory management to obtain pertinent data from appropriate personnel.
  • Clearly explain the objectives of survey and their procedures to people who are to be interviewed.
  • Collect factory information from designated personnel of a factory and assist in filling out survey forms and explaining data points to factory management.
  • Double check information on survey forms and/or Tab to ensure the accuracy of information.
  • Identify and report any issues that may arise while attempting to obtain valid data.
  • Compile, record and code information derived from specified forms into a predefined online database.
  • Ensure that Supervisor(s) are kept well-informed of completed/incomplete assignments and progress.
  • Ensure that repeat visits are performed in case a respondent is not present in the first instance or because of any other reasons.
  • Compile reports of information derived from census activities and ensure that they are vetted by the Supervisor(s) and Data Validation and Verification Officer(s).
  • Create survey sheets or work according to survey plan to gather census information maintaining deadline.
Education Requirement:
  • Bachelor/Master degree in any discipline, preferably in Statistics, Humanities, and Social Sciences.
Additional Requirement:


  • Bachelor/Master degree in any discipline, preferably in Statistics, Humanities, and Social Sciences.
  • At least 3 to 4 years’ experience in field-based research, especially surveys, is required.
  • Familiarity of using computer, Tab, GIS device, etc.
  • Ability to work under pressure for 40–50 hours per week, including evenings and weekends.
  • Physical ability to conduct data collection by walking in survey areas.
  • Experience of GIS-based data collection using online tools.
  • Knowledge on Ready-Made Garment (RMG) industry in Bangladesh is preferable.
No. Of Vacancy: 1
Salary: Negotiable
Other Benefits:

As per company policy.

Company Description:

Centre for Entrepreneurship Development (CED), BRAC University (BRACU) is recruiting "Field Officer"(s) for the ready-made garment (RMG) related project titled “Digital RMG Factory Mapping in Bangladesh” (DRFM-B). The 4-year project aims to build an interactive, digital map for the Bangladeshi RMG sector by offering credible and comprehensive industry-relevant data through a publicly accessible RMG database for strengthening prevailing working conditions in the Bangladeshi RMG sector. [Project details: http://ced.bracu.ac.bd/drfm-b/].

Apply Instruction:

Instruction: Please send your CV, recent photo and a cover letter to: drfmb@bracu.ac.bd by November 22, 2017.

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Job Highlights
# Category: Education/Training Category
# Position Level: Mid
# Employment Type:Full Time Job
Country : Bangladesh
Division: Dhaka,

District : Dhaka

Job Location: All over Bangladesh with extensive field visits.

Published: 14 Nov 2017   |   Deadline: 22 Nov 2017
Who Can Apply:
# Age: Not Mentioned
# Gender: N/A
# Experience Required: N/A
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