Job title; KPC Survey Consultant
Location; Maban County, Batil Refugee Camp
Reports to; Health and Nutrition Coordinator
Relief International is a leading non-profit organization working in 20 countries to relieve poverty, ensure well-being and advance dignity. We specialize in fragile settings, responding to natural disasters, humanitarian crises and chronic poverty.
Relief International combines humanitarian and development approaches to provide immediate services while laying the groundwork for long-term impact. RI’s signature approach emphasizes local participation, an integration of services, strategic partnerships, and a focus on civic skills. In this way, we empower communities to find, design and implement the solutions that work best for them.
Relief International (RI) is implementing a UNHCR funded Livelihoods, Environment and Agriculture for Peace (LEAP II) project . The overall objective of the LEAP II project is to improve communities’ resilience and self-reliance through integrated health, nutrition, livelihoods, and environment programming. Relief International has 2 PHCC (primary health care centres) (Central and West) in Yusuf Batil camp, Maban, providing comprehensive Primary Health Care with integrated nutrition. Services include outpatient consultation (according to South Sudan PHCC/U and IECHC guidelines), EPI, HIV/AIDS/Reproductive Health services (ANC, skilled delivery and PNC), management of SAM and MAM, health education and referral for emergencies and SAM with complications. Relief International also implements the Care Group model as its behavior change strategy.
Purpose of the consultancy
The purpose of this consultancy is to lead the design, implementation, and analysis of knowledge, practice and coverage (KPC) survey on health including reproductive health (RH) services in Yusuf Batil camp, Maban. This assessment will target refugees in Yusuf Batil camp and the surrounding host community to inform program implementation for RI health and nutrition. This assessment will look at service coverage and capacity as well as KPC of target populations to better inform programming and content of awareness raising sessions and other information and education materials. The overall assessment will allow RI to generate strategy that will help promote positive behaviors that are appropriate to the setting and also to provide a supportive environment that will enable the community to initiate and sustain positive behaviors on maternal and child health and IYCF practices.
The consultant will prepare a draft proposal on how they intend to conduct the survey. The consultant is expected to propose and design a suitable methodology for gathering information and delivering results
Timeframe planned from start of survey planning to final report reviewed
A detailed draft report showing how the consultant seeks to undertake the study. The report will include a clear methodology and data collection tools, analysis reporting details and a detailed work plan.
Training and organizing survey team; conduct pilot visits and data collection
Data entry and analysis.
Restitution & final report
Interested candidates should present an application, as follows:
Health and Nutrition Coordinator
Relief International's Values:
We uphold the Humanitarian Principles: humanity, neutrality, impartiality and operational independence. We affirmatively engage the most vulnerable communities.
Interested candidates are required to submit all the documents listed under ‘’Application’’ before or by March 18, 2019.
Due to the critical nature of this assignment, applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis and candidates will be interviewed prior to the closing date that may appear on any of the job boards where this is posted.
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