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UNICEF hires 01 Consultancy: Regional Household Survey (MICS)

UNICEF hires 01 Consultancy: Regional Household Survey (MICS)

Entreprise/Structure: UNICEF
Ville, Pays: Sénégal
Niveau d’études minimum réquis: Bac + 5 ou plus
Expériences professionnelles demandées: 7 ans
Date limite de dépôt de dossier: 01-09-2017
Email de réception des candidatures : Non précisé

Détails de l’offre:

Consultancy: Regional Household Survey (MICS) – WCARO – UNICEF

Job Number: 506700 | Vacancy Link

Locations: Africa: Senegal

Work Type : Consultancy

If you are a committed, creative professional and are passionate about making a lasting difference for children, the world’s leading children’s rights organization would like to hear from you.

For 70 years, UNICEF has been working on the ground in 190 countries and territories to promote children’s survival, protection and development. The world’s largest provider of vaccines for developing countries, UNICEF supports child health and nutrition, good water and sanitation, quality basic education for all boys and girls, and the protection of children from violence, exploitation, and AIDS. UNICEF is funded entirely by the voluntary contributions of individuals, businesses, foundations and governments.

Assignment Tasks

Under the overall supervision of the Regional MICS Coordinator, the Regional Household Survey Consultant is responsible for supporting UNICEF Sierra Leone, Gambia and Ghana UNICEF offices, UNICEF MICS Consultant hired by UNICEF Country Offices and implementing partners in survey planning, questionnaire design, sampling, training, field work, data entry, data processing and report writing, and ensuring that MICS guidelines[1] and protocols are being followed at all times.

Working closely with the Regional Survey Coordinator, the Sampling Consultant and the Data Processing Consultant, the Regional Household Survey Consultant will carry out technical reviews and support COs and implementing agencies at key moments in the survey process. The Regional Household Survey Consultant will also, often together with the Regional Survey Coordinator and / or the Sampling Consultant and / or the Data Processing Consultant carry out a series of country visits, in order to support survey teams and monitor quality of surveys at critical stages of survey implementation.  Specific tasks include:

1.Support the Regional Survey Coordinator in providing technical support and oversight for household surveys, particularly MICS, in the region;

2.Provide support to MICS6 Survey Design, Data Processing and Data Dissemination Workshops: facilitate selected sessions and work bilaterally with participating countries from the region;

3.Directly, provide support to assigned countries in the implementation of MICS6 activities including review and finalization of Country Survey Plan, review and finalization of sampling and questionnaires, testing of CAPI application, training, monitoring of fieldwork through field visits and review of weekly Field Check Tables, data analysis and, report writing.

As needed, the Regional Household Survey Consultant will also take part in missions carried out by the Regional MICS Coordinator to support COs in negotiating, promoting, and presenting MICS to governments and other partners.

[1] All guidelines are provided in the MICS6 manual

Expected Deliverables

1.Bi-monthly reports for each survey outlining key recommendations and proposed changes and how the survey plans meet or do not meet MICS technical standards, including review of Field Check tables;

2.Country visit reports (including presentations and training materials) for each country visited;

3.Survey Design, Data Processing and Data Dissemination Workshop trip report;

4.      Presentations and training materials used in workshops and trainings;

5.      All of the above summarized appropriately in consultancy progress reports (incl. documented time spent).

Qualifications of Successful Candidate


At least a Master’s Degree or equivalent in Demography, Statistics or Epidemiology.

Years of relevant experience

a.At least 7 years of experience in the coordination and/or management of quantitative household surveys and at regional level.  Prior MICS/DHS coordination/management experience is required;

b.Prior experience with implementation of CAPI Household surveys required;

c.Expertise in statistical analyses (familiarity with data processing and data analysis software, SPSS highly desirable);

d.Experience in survey report writing;

e.Fluency in English is mandatory. Good command of French is a good asset.

f.Excellent communication and interpersonal skills;

g.Ability and willingness to travel to all countries across West and Central Africa.

Competencies of Successful Candidate

To view our competency framework, please click here.

Please indicate your ability, availability and daily/monthly rate (in US$) to undertake the terms of reference above (including travel and daily subsistence allowance, if applicable).  Applications submitted without a daily/monthly rate will not be considered.

UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages qualified female and male candidates from all national, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of our organisation.

Closing Date Fri Sep 01 2017 00:55:00 GMT+0200 (Paris, Madrid (heure d’été))

Apply: https://www.unicef.org/about/employ/?job=506700

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