Head of Field Operations
Hamza is the Head of Field Operations at NOIPolls Limited, a position he has held since joining the organization since 2013. He has over 14 years work experience in professional services, consulting, socio-economic, health and market research, in the areas of qualitative and quantitative research and field management.
Prior to joining NOIPolls, Hamza was a research executive and the Head of Unit at Market Research Consultancy Ltd Nigeria. He managed PAN Nigeria Projects for Nigerian Breweries, Coco Cola, Niger rite, Dulux paints, Total, Oando etc. Hamza has led several surveys and assignments for the UK Department for International Development (DFID) funded programs such as ENABLE, FOSTER, GEMS, NSRP, Solar Nigeria, SPARC and NIAF. He has also managed US State Department funded surveys on the Niger Delta and consulted for the World Bank, International Republican Institute (IRI), and the German and Japanese development agencies GIZ and JICA amongst others. Hamza was a national expert for the GFA Consulting Group, he is an experienced focus group moderator in different languages and also delivers quality reports. Hamza is a very experienced researcher who has handled both quantitative and qualitative research assignments.
He holds degrees in Banking and Finance and a Masters in Business Administration. Hamza has been exposed to diverse research methods and has worked with a variety of clients in different industries. He is proficient in data collection using electronic data capture devices, having been in charge of numerous research projects for a leading multinational in Nigeria that required daily tracking. He has worked in all states in Nigeria and has traveled to work on different projects in Togo, Ghana, Benin Republic, Abidjan, Cameroon, Mali etc.
Hamza is passionate about learning new languages and speaks English, Hausa, Yoruba, Pidgin and Ebira fluently. He is an avid tennis player who also enjoys reading and traveling.