Consultant Team to Conduct Baseline Assessment for the Project Making My Tho City Safe for the Journey to School

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 a team to perform consultancy services for:

  • Vacancy: Consultant team to conduct the Baseline assessment for the project Making My Tho City Safe for the Journey to School
  • Location: My Tho, Tien Giang

Main Responsibilities:

The overall objective of this assignment is to conduct a formative study (baseline survey) in the targeted locations using variables and indicators to understand the landscape of road safety at the school zones, knowledge, attitude and practices among road users.

SC is seeking a consultant firm/ group to develop a proposal for the study, which includes submission to the SC Ethics Review Committee, conduct data collection and complete the final report.

Key Competencies:

Overall requirements for the consultant team:

  • Demonstrated experience in leading and conducting evaluations/ assessments of child road safety projects/programs
  • Demonstrated experience in participatory assessments methods
  • Demonstrated experience in qualitative and quantitative data collection and analysis
  • Professional work experience in Viet Nam preferred
  • Fluency in English required; fluency in Vietnamese preferred
  • Results focused and accountable

Specific requirements for the TEAM LEADER

  • At least 5 years of theoretical and practical experience with road safety, child road safety projects including “4E” elements (education, engineering, emergency, enforcement)
  • Master degree in social science or public health or engineering or road safety
  • Work experience and knowledge of Viet Nam and/ or global best road safety practices, particularly with regard to the typical road safety risk factors of Mekong Delta province and the national legal frameworks and regulations on child road safety
  • Strong management experience in both development and humanitarian work
  • Strong experience leading road safety related assessment/ evaluation teams
  • Good command of both written spoken English and Vietnamese
  • Previous experience working with GRSP is preferred
  • Good command of MS Word, MS Excel and any statistical software

Specific requirements for the TEAM MEMBERS

  • University degree in social science, or development studies, or transportation, community development
  • Demonstrated experience in conducting and reporting about quantitative and qualitative data/ analysis, researches/ surveys
  • Good command of MS Word, MS Excel and any statistical software
  • Demonstrated experience in both development and humanitarian work and community development work

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: [email protected]

The SC’s application form and job description are attached.

The closing date for application is 5pm on 3rd December 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
Tien Giang
Application Deadline: 
Mon, 2018-12-03