Consultant for the final survey in Bangladesh | ReliefWeb

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For your application to be considered, you must have this request ended and the bound RFP Form submitted.

GENERAL IDEA:

The survey will serve as a baseline for FH and as a final survey to conclude the Medical Teams PMR grant. It will measure the prevalence of communicable diseases; vaccination coverage; maternal and child health knowledge and health behaviours; family planning adoption and attitude; infant and young child feeding practices, including exclusive breastfeeding; knowledge of the main hygiene practices to prevent communicable diseases; and the general well-being of the community.

WORK’S EXTENT:

The consultant’s expectations are outlined in this agreement. This role within medical teams is dynamic and undertaken in an environment with limited resources, so this position requires flexibility. The outline of the proposed activities below recognizes that the details may change in order to meet the needs identified on the ground.

The activities listed below must be undertaken remotely between September 1 and October 15, 2022, with the possibility of extension. The consultant will report directly to Medical Teams HQ, MEAL Advisor, Jenny Perry.

The consultant will receive investigation-specific advice from Jenny Perry, MEAL Advisor.

The consultant will act as survey consultant for a total of 1.5 months. The consultant will be flexible, able to manage his time; and, be prepared to tackle other tasks commensurate with the role and level of experience, on short notice.

DELIVERABLES:

  • Feedback on sampling methodology and sampling frame
  • Update of the analysis plan / indicator tabulation plan
  • Mapping document of village selected for data collection, with final verification by MEAL officer.
  • Optional: Overview of training for MEAL focal points and survey supervisors on standard data collection procedures and how to avoid common mistakes when conducting surveys.
  • Raw data set in Excel for completed questionnaires
  • Document on the preliminary results of the survey and summary PowerPoint presentation
  • Final investigation report in English. Confidence intervals to report for each indicator.
  • Original and editable versions of all tables or graphs in Excel or PowerPoint

SPECIFIC ACTIVITIES:

  • Survey planning
  • Review sampling methodology, ensuring the design has sufficient sample sizes to generate a 5% margin of error and 95% confidence interval per settlement and in total.
  • Develop a sampling frame from the list of households in each camp.
  • Data analysis and reports
  • Respect the deadlines for the submission of data sets, preliminary and final report to the medical teams.
  • Update existing analysis plan, if necessary, and share with Country MEAL Focal Point and HQ MEAL Advisor for review.
  • Perform an initial data analysis and provide a brief written summary and PowerPoint presentation of the preliminary results
  • Present initial findings to MEAL Advisor and relevant Bangladeshi team members.
  • Do a thorough analysis of the data and compare it with previous national and local surveys, if available.
  • Incorporate the findings and recommendations developed by the Bangladesh Medical Teams Country Office team.
  • Write a comprehensive survey report with relevant charts and data visualizations and submit for review by HQ Health and MEAL advisors.
  • Complete the final report based on the comments of the medical team advisors. The final report should include concluding remarks and recommendations based on the results of the investigation. It will then be reviewed and signed in-country and by HQ advisers.

CONSULTANT QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Advanced degree in: public health, epidemiology, monitoring and evaluation, project management or community development studies with proven experience in collecting and analyzing quantitative household survey data.
  • Demonstrated experience in conducting KAP and/or KPC surveys.
  • Experience using Epi Info or other statistical software for statistical analysis
  • Experience in producing statistical analyzes and reports for maternal and child health programs
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Excellent command of written and spoken English.

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