KPC Survey Consultancy

Organisation: Relief International
Post: South Sudan
Deadline: 18/3/2019
Posted: Thu, 03/07/2019 - 10:24

Job Description

TERMS OF REFERENCE

 

Job title;     KPC Survey Consultant

Location;    Maban County, Batil Refugee Camp

Reports to; Health and Nutrition Coordinator

Background Information.

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

 

Specific Objectives

 

  • To establish a baseline on health and nutrition indicators for new programming
  • To follow up and measure changes in indicators from a previous baseline
  • To provide required measurement and reporting of donor-required indicators
  • To better define programming needs and behaviors to address community needs and gaps in service delivery
  • To serve as a final programme evaluation for certain aspects of RI programming

 

 

Specific tasks.

 

  • Submit a report, which will include an interpretation of the tasks, and methodologies, which will be used in the KPC study.
  • Develop appropriate tools and instruments for gathering information by using ODK. Submit the prepared questions to the health and nutrition program team for approval.
  • Submit the approved questionnaire for the survey.
  • Present the KPC Methodology.
  • Conduct a desk review (nutrition Survey reports, HIS, DHIS Reports etc.) relevant to the survey.
  • Conduct KPC survey: Train data enumerators and ensure quality of data.
  • Process and analyze the data, write and submit a draft report of the survey;
  • Present Preliminary findings at the mission level.
  • Present the draft report of the findings in a stakeholder forum for comments and feedback.
  • Revise and submit a final copy of the survey report including recommendations.

 

 

Timeframe planned from start of survey planning to final report reviewed

 

Activities

Time (Weeks)

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.

2 Weeks

Training and organizing survey team; conduct pilot visits and data collection

1 Week

Data entry and analysis.

1 Week

Restitution & final report

1 Week

 

 

Qualifications.

 

  • Experience in Public Health, Nutrition and related fields.
  • Previous experience in similar assessments.
  • Previous experience conducting KPC survey.
  • Good analytical skills.
  • Good communication, interpersonal, administrative and management skills.
  • Experience in conducting surveys in South Sudan or the region will be considered a plus.
  • Attachment of all supportive documents with the technical proposal is required.

 

Application:

 

Interested candidates should present an application, as follows:

 

  • A brief introduction of bidding consultant or person attaching relevant CVs.
  • Proposed work plan and budget (Should express all proposed costs in American Dollar) (USD).
  • A Technical proposal with: - Technical reference of previous similar works Methodological note with a proposition regarding organization of survey, planning, etc.
  • The financial proposal should list itemized details of costs associated with the assessment.
  • Inquiries to:

 

 

Maban Contacts

Name

Position

Organization

Contacts                       

David Mwita

Health and Nutrition Coordinator

RI

David.mwita@ri.org

 

 

 

Relief International's Values:

We uphold the Humanitarian Principles: humanity, neutrality, impartiality and operational independence.  We affirmatively engage the most vulnerable communities.

 

We value:

  • Inclusiveness
  • Transparency and accountability
  • Agility and innovation
  • Collaboration
  • Sustainability

 

  1. HOW TO APPLY

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.

 

https://chp.tbe.taleo.net/chp01/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=RI&cws=4&rid=1330

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