The Institute of Statistical, Social and Economic Research (ISSER) is collaborating with the Global Poverty Research Lab (GPRL) of Northwestern University, USA to undertake the third wave of the Ghana Socioeconomic Panel Survey (ISSER/GPL I). ISSER/GPL I is a continuation of an earlier collaboration between ISSER and the Economic Growth Center (EGC) of Yale University, USA.

The panel survey is providing a scientific framework for a wide range of potential studies of the medium- and long-term changes that are taking place during the process of development in Ghana. The survey is being carried out in 341 enumeration areas across the country and is expected to last for at least 6 months, uninterrupted.

ISSER is recruiting suitably qualified persons to work as enumerators on the project.

Duties and Responsibilities

Enumerators are expected to:

  • Gather data for the project
  • Participate fully in the training of selected applicants leading to participation in the main fieldwork
  • Take care of all materials relating to the training and the conduct of the main fieldwork.
  • Perform other tasks related to the fieldwork that may be assigned by the Panel Project team during the period

Minimum Requirements:

  1. Minimum of a First degree (although HND may be accepted)
  3. Fluency in at least two local languages spoken in Ghana
  4. Must have previous “computer assisted” field data collection experience, preferably with ISSER
  5. Must be available (full time) for work from April to September.
  6. Willingness to travel and work in any part of Ghana
  7. Must be honest, diligent, energetic, smart and hardworking


Please take note of the following instructions:

  • Due to high volume of applications received, ISSER will only contact shortlisted candidates
  • Please DO NOT send your CV or call the office - ALL interested persons MUST submit an application using the online registration form below.