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Field Coordinator

Malawi/Namibia/Cameroon/Lesotho/South Africa


Basic Requirements

  • Highly preferred full-time employment of at least 40 hours per week. Promising students with exceptional skills should contribute at least 24 hrs/week.
  • Good fluency in English speaking and writing (typing > 35 wpm).
  • Critical thinking skills, expressiveness, and team-oriented attitude.
  • And you have to care about the work that you do!
  • Residency in Malawi, Namibia, Cameroon, Lesotho, South Africa.
  • Experience with field work and coordination of field teams.
  • Fluency in multiple languages, including both English and local languages in the country of residence.
  • Emotional intelligence and strong face-to-face communications skills.
  • Experience and comfort with making public presentations.
  • High proficiency in speaking, reading, and composing clear and correct English.
  • English typing speed of at least 40 words per minute.
  • Strong logical reasoning and attention to detail.
  • Composing field reports and summaries.
  • Experience working with Excel spreadsheets.
  • Ability to listen carefully to our clients and communicate their desires accurately back to the team.
  • Ability to juggle substantial quantities of facts and figures.
  • Enthusiasm for technology and optimization.

Nice to haves

  • Domain expertise, experience, or energetic interest in medicine and/or agriculture.
  • Some experience with monitoring and evaluation, or basic programming, or basic statistics.
  • Experience with video screencasting.

Work with us and contribute to these projects

Coordination and management of projects, including epidemic surveillance, vaccine delivery, and clinical trials

Provision of technical support, and assistance to governments with data quality monitoring and evaluation. Identify problems, diagnose causes, and resolve or delegate tickets to appropriate staff.

Perks of working with QED

Unusual, socially conscious projects

Little bureaucracy

Travel to exotic places around the world!

QED provides mission-critical support to health and agricultural projects in 13 countries. We help our partners scale their operations by using software and artificial intelligence (AI).