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Jhpiego, an Affiliate of Johns Hopkins University is a global leader in improving healthcare services for women and their families.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: State Coordinator Consultant

Locations: Niger, Kebbi and Taraba
Position Reports to: Project Director
Duration: 30 working days (Between August-October 2021)

Job Description

  • The State Coordinator will serve as liaison contacts between Jhpiego study team and NFWP team to oversee all activities pertaining to the GBV mapping exercise.
  • Also, the Coordinator will provide key support for the day to day management of all data collectors in the State during the period of assignment.

Responsibilities

  • Lead advocacy planning and visits to stakeholders across the State of assignment,
  • Organize required logistics for sensitization meeting
  • Organize required logistics for field data collection,
  • Oversee activities of data collectors during data collection, support adherence to standard operating procedures during data collection, verification and quality improvement.
  • Provide supportive supervision during data collection,
  • Participate in data analysis and report writing workshops.
  • Provide on-going updates and reports to the Project Director on status of data collection, successes and challenges, and recommendations for overcoming them.
  • Organize required logistics for stakeholders’ validation meeting
  • Any other duty in relation to the assignment as assigned**.**

Qualifications

  • Minimum of BSc in Social Sciences or its equivalent.
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in managing research activities involving qualitative/quantitative data collection.
  • Strong leadership, management and administrative skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills and communication skills, initiative, patience and problem-solving abilities, diplomacy and good judgment.
  • Good time management skills and ability to work under pressure with little or no supervision.
  • Excellent report writing skills in English.
  • Familiarity with gender and gender-based violence programming is desirable and will be an added advantage
  • Must have good working knowledge of the State and LGAs.

Job Title: Data Collector

Location: Niger, Kebbi and Taraba
Position Reports to: State Coordinator
Duration: 15 working days (Between August-October 2021)

Description

  • The Data Collectors are expected to participate in a 4-day pre-data collection training workshop, and will be responsible for completing the following tasks under the guidance and supervision of the State Coordinator, entire Jhpiego implementation and NFWP teams.

Responsibilities
General administration:

  • Participate in Training and debrief meetings.
  • Provide updates to Jhpiego implementation team throughout the period of performance through an online platform.

Data collection preparation:

  • Ensure required tools, consent forms are complete
  • Identify communities within the LGAs and plan visits.
  • Management of Tablets that will be utilized to record interviews and assessments.

Data collection:

  • Travel to LGA of assignment and visit all communities within the LGA.
  • Pay advocacy visits to Community gate keepers to solicit their support and necessary information
  • Scope and identify institutions across key sectors (governmental, non-governmental, faith-based, community-based organizations, civil society organizations etc.) in the area that provide services relevant for survivors of GBV
  • Use the survey questionnaire tool to assess current GBV prevention and response activities within the LGA of assignment through Key Informant Interviews (KII) and Focus Group Discussions (FGDs),
  • Map existing GBV services in and around communities. Part of the services to be mapped include
    • Health Services Social support services
    • Emergency Shelter
    • Legal counsel/support
    • Long-term psychosocial support (individual counseling, support group, etc.)
    • Law enforcement services: e.g. Police Services
    • Child protection services
    • Economic empowerment/ Livelihood services Etc
  • Determine the geographic area to be included in the referral network, based on accessibility to where most of the women live
  • Upload all responses from survey tools to the Jhpiego server as appropriate.
  • Store all audio recordings securely on an external hard drive
  • Deliver audio recordings to Jhpiego Study Team in a secure manner

Quality Assurance of Data Cleaning:

  • Coordinate with implementation team to ensure consistency and quality of interview transcripts in English.
  • Respond to any follow-up requests from Jhpiego study Team related to data collection or data cleaning.

Deliverables:

  • Completed Qualitative interviews (KIIs) and FGDs.
  • Completed documented mapping of GBV services across sectors.
  • Completed Quantitative interviews received on Jhpiego server
  • Completed Transcripts of all interviews**

Qualifications

  • Minimum of B.Sc in Social Sciences / Development Studies / Gender Studies or its equivalent.
  • Minimum of 3-5 years’ experience in qualitative/quantitative data collection, specifically conducting in-depth interviews and experience in probing for clearer answers.
  • Experience using electronic data collection software
  • Strong interpersonal skills and communication skills, initiative, patience and problem-solving abilities, diplomacy and good judgment.
  • Good time management skills and ability to work under pressure with little or no supervision.
  • Excellent report writing skills in English.
  • Familiarity with gender and gender-based violence programming is desirable and will be an added advantage
  • Must be resident and have good working knowledge of the State and LGAs of interest.

Deadline: 4th July, 2021.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified consultants should send their updated CV to: ng-recruitment@jhpiego.org using the title and location of the position applied for e.g. “State Coordinator Consultant, Kebbi” as the subject of the email.

Note

  • CV and Cover Letter as ONE SINGLE WORD document
  • The title/subject of your email and application should be the position and location you are applying for.
  • Candidates that do not comply with the application instruction will be disqualified.
  • Qualified female applicants are encouraged to apply.
  • We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if a suitable candidate is found.
  • Only shortlisted candidates will receive an invitation for an interview
  • JHU is an Equal Opportunity Employer
  • For further information about Jhpiego, please visit our website at www.jhpiego.org

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