Consultant / Group of consultants for Child Right Situation Analysis (Sponsorship program)

Save the Children’s vision is a world in which every child attains the right to survival, protection, development and participation. Our mission is to inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children, and to achieve immediate and lasting change in their lives.

Save the Children started our work in Vietnam in 1990, and implements programs in the key thematic areas: Education, Health and Nutrition, Child Protection, Child Rights and Governance, Child Poverty, Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) and Emergency Response. At present, Vietnam Country Office has programs in 20 out of 63 provinces in Vietnam.

Save the Children in Vietnam continues to develop innovative programming that reflects the overall strategic goal of measurably improving the survival, health, protection and development of Vietnam’s poorest children by strengthening the capacity of women and children, caring adults, communities and partner organizations.

Save the Children is committed to ensuring that all our personnel and programmes are absolutely safe for children.

Child Safeguarding positioning statement:

We need to keep children safe so our selection process, which includes rigorous background checks, reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.

We are looking for consultancy services for:

  • Vacancy: Consultant / Group of consultants for Child Right Situation Analysis (Sponsorship program)
  • Based in Lao Cai

Objectives of Consultancy

The consultant/Group of Consultants will provide services for Save the Children to conduct the CRSA in Lao Cai to guide program design for the Child Protection program under the Sponsorship Program.

The purpose of the survey is as below:

  • To seek and gather figures/data and information and analyze the situation of children protection and support, particularly for disadvantaged children, in project schools and communities. These will be used as a database for development of action plans and comparison for final evaluation of project implementation.
  • To raise awareness and build capacity of local counterpart’s officials, community members, and youth/children on child protection, supportive learning environment, how to collect data/ analysis and develop action plans based on the practical situation.

Consultant’s responsibilities

  • Develop detail plans, including qualitative and quantitative methods, and related tools for the survey.
  • Develop inception report
  • KAP tools for the survey.
  • Desk review about the children rights/ child protection issues in Lao Cai to have an overall picture on child protection, child violence and issues of disadvantaged children in community, child care shelters and schools.  
  • Conduct the survey (both qualitative and quantitative methods) in Lao Cai.
  • Data entry, cleaning and analysis
  • Report writing  (in both Vietnamese and English)
  • Power-point file on the findings and recommendations
  • Meeting with SC staff to discuss on the process of survey implementation, methodologies, content, survey tools and other related issues.
  • Meeting with local partners to present the whole plan of baseline survey and work closely with SCI staff and local partners to prepare for implementation process
  • Data analysis and report writing: the draft report will have to be shared with relevant SC staff and counterparts to get their comments and feedback before being finalized.
  • Propose the recommendations for action plans and adaption models based on key findings from survey. 
  • Present and agree on survey finding and action plans in final workshops with local partners

Key Competencies:

The national or local firm/ institute/ organization should demonstrate expertise in:

  • Strong experiences in researches/studies/surveys on children issues/children’s rights/development sectors.
  • At least 5 years experience in conducting survey/research
  • Able to allocate resources for a long term contract (up to 38 days)
  • English language skills.
  • Good analytic skills.
  • Good computing skills (Epidata, SPSS, Stata, etc).

Please send CV and a completed application form, contact of three referees and a covering letter in English addressing the list of competencies to: 4th Floor, Mercury Building, No. 444 Hoang Hoa Tham street, Tay Ho District, Hanoi or by Email: Vietnam.HR@savethechildren.org

The SC’s application form and Terms of Reference are attached.

The closing date for application is 5pm on 23rd September 2018. Applications will be treated in confidence. Due to the volume of applications we receive, only short-listed candidates will be contacted and CVs cannot be returned.

Save the Children is an equal opportunities employer. Our selection processes reflect our commitment to the protection of children from abuse, and our people are as diverse as the challenge we face.  We welcome applications from all qualified candidates, regardless of age, disability, HIV/AIDS status, race, national origin, religion, or sexual orientation.

Job Details
Organisation Name: 
Save the Children
Application Deadline: 
Sun, 2018-09-23