International / Multinational

Consultant – Data Management and Analysis at Palladium Group

Palladium is a global leader in the design, development and delivery of Positive Impact – the intentional creation of enduring social and economic value. We work with foundations, investors, governments, corporations, communities and civil society to formulate strategies and implement solutions that generate lasting social, environmental and financial benefits.

For the past 50 years, we have been making Positive Impact possible. With a team of more than 2,500 employees operating in 90 plus countries and a global network of more than 35,000 technical experts, Palladium has improved – and is committed to continuing to improve – economies, societies and most importantly, people’s lives.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Consultant – Data Management and Analysis for Vulnerability Assessment of Trafficking in Edo State

Job Ref.:  req9933
Location: Edo

Project Overview and Role

  • Stamping out Trafficking in Nigeria (SoTiN) is a 4-year DFID Nigeria programme which aims to change or reduce the behaviours, attitudes, and social norms in Edo State that drive or enable human trafficking.
  • The project seeks to achieve the impact that more effective Government and non-Government institutions reduce the drivers and enablers of unsafe migration and trafficking through three components:
    • Strengthened Edo State Government response to preventing unsafe migration and human trafficking: more effective and innovative use of resources – human, financial, physical, political and network assets – supports a ‘whole of government’ approach to preventing unsafe migration and human trafficking through social and attitudinal change.
    • Improved coordination, innovation and quality of NGO response to preventing unsafe migration and human trafficking: better coordinated and more effective civil society tackling the drivers and enablers of human trafficking.
    • A stronger evidence base for action in anti-slavery prevention, with learning platforms operating and informing policy and interventions: the use of evidence and sharing of best practices becomes embedded in ways of working, to deliver improved performance not only in Nigeria but globally.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • As part of SoTiN’s mandate to facilitate a stronger evidence base for action in anti-trafficking prevention that encourages the continued use of quality data to inform government policies and implementation priorities.
  • In the absence of reliable state and LGA specific data and information it has been a challenge to develop appropriate measures to address the needs of person at risk of Trafficking in the state.  Hence, a comprehensive study on vulnerable groups is necessary. The programme is particularly interested in capturing the following:
    • Definition of vulnerable groups in the Edo state context.
    • Numbers, types of vulnerability and geographical location.
    • To assess the existing polices, institutions (including Non-Governmental Organizations) and their interventions pertaining to specific vulnerable groups.
    • To understand the current situation based on which specific policies / interventions to address the needs of vulnerable groups could be developed.
    • Recommendations/way forward to address the special needs of vulnerable groups as well as identifying information gaps to be considered in a further assessment.
    • The Data management team will prepare and submit a consolidated and detailed protocol and methodology report covering the above-mentioned focus areas and submit it to the SoTiN.


  • The main objective of the consultancy is to develop study protocol (comprising of survey methodology, data collection tools, data management and analysis plan) and conduct analysis of data collected by the field implementation consultants.

Methodology / Tasks for Consultant
To achieve the consultancy objective, the consultants will:

  • Review relevant SoTiN documents (Strategy documents, ToC and logframe) to develop an understanding of the SoTiN project.
  • Design data management and analysis plan
  • Conduct analysis of qualitative and quantitative data
  • Conduct Data Quality Assurance during the field implementation
  • Support field implementation consultants in developing and finalizing the survey report
  • Conduct desk review of past and current vulnerability assessment carried out to guide the methodology development
  • Design and develop survey methodology (mixed approach) including sample selection criteria
  • Develop data collection tools including questionnaires and data quality assessment checklist
  • Develop process report documenting the support provided, lessons learned and any recommendations for SoTiN


  • Inception report
  • Survey protocol
  • Survey data collection tools and DQA checklist
  • Analyzed data tables
  • Top line findings / PowerPoint presentation

Milestones and Timeline:

  • Task 1: Inception report 25%
  • Task 2-4: Survey methodology / protocol, Survey data collection tools and DQA checklist, Analyzed data tables 50%
  • Task 5: Top line findings / PowerPoint presentation 25%

This work is to be carried out over a 1-month period. 5th October -5Th November 2020

Required Qualifications

  • A company with a proven track record of conducting baseline assessment, data management and data analysis.
  • Experience in analyzing and presenting data effectively for a wide range of audiences, with attention to detail and user profile.
  • Principal officers with extensive experience in Behavioral sciences, demography, statistics, management, information technology, monitoring and evaluation or related field.
  • Excellent writing, conceptual and analytical skills including the ability to present complex processes and issues clearly to a heterogeneous audience and in an actionable manner.
  • Direct relevant work experience in qualitative and quantitative data analysis
  • Direct relevant work experience in developing study and data quality assurance protocols
  • Ability to work well under pressure to meet tight deadlines

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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  • We are committed to safeguarding the rights and welfare of children, young people and ‘at risks adults’ and expect all staff and consultants to uphold this commitment.
  • We have a zero-tolerance policy for violence, abuse, discrimination, exploitation, bullying or harassment and the selected candidate will be expected to adhere to these standards.
  • Selected applicants will be subject to child protection / safeguarding Policy, reference and background checks.
  • Women are strongly encouraged to apply

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