Consultant to Conduct Baseline Survey

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 Vietnamese national for:

Consultant’s responsibilities:

A national or local professional will work independently in consultation with related Project Manager/ MEAL staff to complete the following tasks:

  • Develop detail proposal of baseline survey including qualitative and quantitative methods, tools for the baseline survey. The tools should be designed to measure project indicators. The Consultant is encouraged to use Kobo for data collection.
  • Pre-test and finalize the tools.
  • Conduct the baseline survey (using both qualitative and quantitative methods) in Ho Chi Minh city, Can Tho City and An Giang province with logistic support from SCI.
  • Prepare qualitative and quantitative data sets for analysis.
  • Analyze qualitative and quantitative data and write a draft report of the study, answering all research questions.
  • Orally present findings of the study to a small audience suggested by SC to receive feedbacks and provide clarifications.
  • Finalize the report after getting the feedback from SC, and submit the finalized report to SC.

Consultant’s Qualifications:

The national or local professional should have:

  • At least 5 years of experience in conducting studies on children issues.
  • At least 5 years of experience in conducting M&E related activities on Child Rights and Child Rights Governance.
  • Familiar with developing survey using online form (e.g. Kobo toolbox, ...)
  • Good skills in both qualitative and quantitative data analysis (Nvivo, Epidata, SPSS, Stata).
  • Knowledge about LGBT groups in Southern Vietnam is a clear advantage.
  • Willingness to discuss and cooperate with SC staff for achieving the best survey results.
  • Good English language skills.

Application package:

Please send your CV and SC’s Application Form to [email protected] to apply.

The closing date for application is 5pm on 15 October 2019. 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
Ho Chi Minh
Application Deadline: 
Tue, 2019-10-15