Aug 03, 2018
Quantitative Data Collectors Objective of the Assignment FHI 360, through the USAID Caring for Vulnerable Children Activity, seeks to recruit thirty-six (36) Quantitative Data Collectors to be engaged in the planned Baseline Survey to establish benchmark values for key indicators against which program contributions will be measured at the end of the program. About FHI 360 FHI 360 is a non-profit human development organization dedicated to improving lives in lasting ways by advancing integrated, locally driven solutions. Our staff includes experts in Health, Education, Nutrition, Environment, Economic Development, Civil Society, Gender, Youth, Research and Technology– creating a unique mix of capabilities to address today’s interrelated development challenges. FHI 360 serves more than 70 countries, all 50 U.S. states and all U.S. territories. FHI360 is currently implementing the USAID Caring for Vulnerable Children (CVC) project in 126 woredas/towns spread across four regions of Amhara, Oromia, SNNPR, Tigray – and two City Administrations – Addis Ababa and Dire Dawa to reach a total of 325,000 HIV-impacted vulnerable children in five years (May 2017 to 2022). The project, funded by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID)/Ethiopia is implemented at the community level through 22 Local Implementing Partners under the leadership of GOE’s Ministry of Women and Children’s Affairs (MoWCA), Ministry of Health, HIV/AIDS Prevention and Control Office (HAPCO), and Ministry of Labor and Social Affairs (MoLSA). The project is designed to improve health and wellbeing outcomes for Orphans and vulnerable children (OVC) in Ethiopia. Scope of Work – Quantitative Data Collectors The baseline assessment survey will be conducted in 22 targeted Woredas/towns of the implementing regions of Amhara, Oromia, SNNPR, Tigray, Addis Ababa, and Dire Dawa – at household level. The assignment requires thirty-six (36) Quantitative Data Collectors with the following scope of work: - Able to fully avail his/her time during the study period - Review the protocol, understand the purpose of the data collection and internalize the quantitative data collection tools - Participate in the quantitative study tools orientation and operating procedures training - Seek assent with the study participants before starting interviews - Collect data using tablets/smart phones provided for data collection - Attend daily debriefs with FHI 360 field staff to review and discuss potential improvements for field implementation - Safeguard the confidentiality of study participants, conducting each interview in a location where participants feel comfortable offering candid responses; - Take notes of from overall observation during the interview and field work, and report to FHI 360; - Report challenges faced to the field supervisor immediately and provide input for field report; - Submit cleaned and completed questionnaires for supervisor approval - Be responsible for electronic equipment provided for field work until they are returned to FHI 360; and - Attend follow up meetings/be available to discuss field work after the assignment is completed Job Requirements Qualifications The Quantitative Data Collectors must be individual consultants with relevant academic qualifications and professional experience with the following specific requirements: - Should have a minimum of first degree in Statistics or social science studies - Minimum of 3-5 years-experience in field quantitative data collection preferably in household surveys - Practical experiences in electronic data collection including using mobile/tablet applications - Excellent inter-personal skills particularly with people of different backgrounds - Excellent coordination and problem-solving skills including ability to effectively manage and coordinate quantitative study participants - Proficiency in one or more of the local languages – Amharic, Afaan Oromo and Tigrigna - Excellent reading, writing, listening and comprehension/analytical skills in English as well as in one of the local languages - Work experience in OVC programming (Health and HIV, Education, Economic Strengthening, Food/Nutrition) is an advantage How to Apply How to Apply & Application Deadline Interested applicants should submit the following by mid-night of August 12, 2018. Cover letter and Curriculum Vitea – subject on the cover letter should specify the position applying for Attach certificates demonstrating experience in quantitative study References from a minimum of 2 or more organizations for similar services rendered Submit the required documents via email using HREthiopia@fhi360.org (indicate subject) no later than mid-night of August 12, 2018 . Any applications received after the deadline will not be accepted. FHI 360 is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, age, disability or status as a veteran with respect to policies, programs, or activities. Women applicants are strongly encouraged to apply. Kindly note that only shortlisted persons will be contacted Please note that you should write the position title that you have applied for in the subject line. Failure to do this will lead to disqualification of your application.
FHI 360 Ethiopia Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Full time