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Evaluation Specialist, Endline Data Collection for Citizens Involvement in Health Governance (CIHG) Activity

Location: Guinea

Description

Evaluation Specialist, Endline Data Collection for Citizens Involvement in Health Governance (CIHG) Activity, Guinea

Project Objectives:

Social Impact is a sub-contractor to FHI 360 on the Citizens Involvement in Health Governance (CIHG) Activity, which is conducted for USAID under the Strengthening Civil Society Globally (SCS-Global) LWA. A key SI role in the CIHG activity is to conduct endline data collection. This endline data collection seeks updated data regarding key outcomes of interest, such as:

  • Citizen awareness of health governance;
  • Citizen engagement in health governance; and
  • Citizen satisfaction with health services and governance.

The endline will include both a quantitative survey (data from which will be compared back to similar baseline surveys conducted at the start of the activity) as well as qualitative Outcome Harvesting.

Position Description:

The Evaluation Specialist is a consultant. The consultant will be expected to contribute technical and local knowledge to assist in the design and implementation of endline data collection for the CIHG activity, specifically the qualitative Outcome Harvesting exercise. To implement Outcome Harvesting, the consultant will conduct in-person qualitative interviews and focus group discussions with key stakeholders, including taking notes and coordinating with stakeholders to schedule data collection activities. He/she may also contribute to preliminary data coding and analysis immediately after data collection.

This position will be hired by SI and managed by the Team Leader. The Evaluation Specialist will be expected to support to this project for approximately 20 days from June through August 2020, with fieldwork scheduled for July 2020.

**Please note: Local Guinean citizens are preferred; however, international experts with considerable experience in Guinea may be considered. Applicants has to be based in Conakry**

Responsibilities:

  • Prior to field work, add technically and contextually relevant expertise to evaluation design, data collection instruments, interviewee targets, and logistic planning.
  • Participate in 3-5 days of internal training and discussions at the start of fieldwork.
  • Manage scheduling and coordination in Guinea for interviews and focus group discussions.
  • Conduct qualitative interviews and focus group discussions for Outcome Harvesting activities, including notetaking and team debriefs.
  • If required by SI, contribute to preliminary data analysis and note synthesis. Data will be in the form of qualitative notes and transcripts.
  • Participate in client and stakeholder presentations.

 

Qualifications

  • Three-five years of demonstrated experience conducting program evaluation or research, including evaluation or implementation experience specifically in the area of health or citizens engagement in Guinea, or a similar context.
  • Bachelor’s degree required, with strong preference for degree relevant to public policy, public health, or another health or M&E-related field.
  • Demonstrated experience conducting qualitative data collection, experience with Outcome Harvesting is a plus.
  • English and French fluency required; local language fluency preferred.
  • Proficiency with MS Office Suite programs required.
  • USAID experience is a plus.

 




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