Data Collection Specialist

Job Locations ES-Remote
Posted Date 2 days ago(6/27/2022 1:15 PM)
Data Collection


Data Collection Supervisor

  • Position Summary

The Data Collection Supervisor will be required to work as part of the Data Collection team for a fixed term until project completion, approximately 32 weeks, ensuring that the data required for the project is collected to the required quality standards. You will independently interact with members of the public who have been recruited to take part in the project based on demographic quotas, advise them about the project requirements, handle data release consent forms, accompany participants during collection, and liaise with the recruitment teams where necessary. The project requires participants to perform prompted actions and gestures that are recorded on video whilst in a stationary car or whilst driving a car, for sessions ranging from 10 to 60 minutes. The required working hours are approximately eight hours a day, five days a week. There may be the possibility of some overtime (evening or weekend sessions) if required and not encumbering the minimum rest time of one and a half uninterrupted days per week.


Please send us copy of your ENGLISH cv.

  • Responsibilities
  • Sensitive data handling
  • Data entry of participant information
  • Reporting to program manager and project managers
  • Monitoring demographic quotas
  • Liaising with recruitment teams
  • Interacting with members of the public, both adults and minors
  • Explaining project quality requirements to participants
  • Accompanying participants during data collection, either stationary or in moving vehicles
  • Moving vehicles to different locations
  • Troubleshooting any software/hardware issues with the help of colleagues and technical support if required
  • Setting up the camera equipment in different vehicles based on training provided
  • Setting up the vehicles as per project requirements with a variety of objects loaded into the vehicles


  • Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Native speaker of Spanish
  • Living in Madrid
  • Fluent in English
  • A full driving licence (manual and automatic) with zero endorsements or penalties
  • Good Microsoft Excel skills
  • Good technical/software skills e.g. MS Office, Windows, and comfortable with troubleshooting software/hardware


  • Qualifications and Experience
  • Experience with interacting with members of the public (adults and children)
  • Experience with monitoring quotas, for example matching participants to demographic targets
  • Experience with managing your own time and schedule to meet project deadlines
  • Comfortable driving a range of rental vehicles from compact to SUV
  • Comfortable working independently


  • Information Security Responsibilities
  • The management of Appen has adopted an Information Security Management System and Information Security Policy that complies with BS7799-2:2005/ISO27001:2013 (the ISMS). All Appen employees are expected to adhere to this policy and the ISMS that implements this policy.  All staff will receive appropriate training.
  • All employees must sign an Individual User Agreement as part of the terms and conditions of their employment contract. User Agreements inform employees of their access rights and define their roles and responsibilities following Appen's Information Security Policy.
  • Users are only allowed access to Appen information facilities after signing a User Agreement. They accept that disciplinary action may be commenced against anyone who abuses access rights and contravenes the Internet Acceptable Use Policy, email rules, or any other part of Appen's Information Security Management Systems.


  • About Appen


Appen collects and labels images, text, speech, audio, video, and other data used to build and continuously improve the world’s most innovative artificial intelligence systems. Our expertise includes having a global crowd of over one million skilled contractors who speak over 180 languages and dialects, in over 70,000 locations and 130 countries, and the industry’s most advanced AI-assisted data annotation platform. Our reliable training data gives leaders in technology, automotive, financial services, retail, healthcare, and governments the confidence to deploy world-class AI products. Founded in 1996, Appen has customers and offices globally.


At Appen, we value performance, honesty, humility, and grit. We persevere and remain focused, whilst maintaining agility to achieve quality outcomes and exceed expectations. We’re truth tellers – respectfully of course. We take accountability for our actions and believe in giving and receiving direct feedback. We give credit where credit is due and show gratitude to others for their contributions. We seek diverse perspectives as we recognise the value in teamwork and collaboration. Through grit, we take ownership, and we don’t give up.



We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.


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