Jhpiego, an Affiliate of Johns Hopkins University, is a global leader in improving healthcare services for women and their families.
We are recruiting to fill the position below:
Job Title: Data Collector
Job ID: 2023-5026
Locations: Sokoto and Ebonyi
Category: International Positions
Employment Status: Part-Time
- The “MOMENTUM Country and Global Leadership” (MCGL), is a four-year USAID funded project led by Jhpiego in consortium partnership with Save the Children, PACT and The Manhoff Group (TMG). The project focuses on Prevention and Mitigation of the consequences of violence against women and girls and addressing possible drivers of Forced Early and Child Marriage (CEFM) and will be implemented in Sokoto and Ebonyi States, to address four technical areas such as Sexual violence (SV), Intimate Partner Violence (IPV), CEFM and Early adoption of family planning.
- One of the key formative assessment activities implemented is the GBV services mapping in MCGL focus LGAs (11 per state) in Sokoto and Ebonyi, which was conducted in 2021. However, MCGL plans to expand this exercise to cover the remaining LGAs in Sokoto and Ebonyi State i.e. 12 in Sokoto and 2 in Ebonyi respectively.
- Hence, the project seeks qualified data collectors to collect data across 12 and 2 LGAs in Sokoto and Ebonyi respectively. The goal of this activity is to map existing GBV prevention and management services available, as well as potential barriers to care, towards improving co-ordination and availability of GBV services in the targeted LGAs in Ebonyi (2 LGAs) and Sokoto (12 LGAs) State.
- Collect data (qualitative and quantitative) from legal, health, temporary shelter, law enforcement and legal aid services available in assigned LGA.
Data Collection Preparation:
- Participate in pre-assessment training
- Ensure required tools, consent forms are complete
- Identify communities within the LGAs and plan visits.
- Management of Tablets that will be utilized to record interviews and assessments.
- Travel to LGA of assignment and visit all communities within the LGA.
- Pay advocacy visits to Community gatekeepers to solicit their support and necessary information
- Scope and identify institutions across key sectors (governmental, non-governmental, faith-based, community-based organisations, civil society organizations etc.) in the area that provide services relevant for survivors of GBV
- Use the survey questionnaire tool to assess current GBV prevention and response activities within the LGA of assignment through Key Informant Interviews (KII) and Focus Group Discussions (FGDs),
- Map existing GBV services in and around communities. Part of the services to be mapped include;
- Health Services Social support services
- Emergency Shelter
- Legal counsel/support
- Long-term psychosocial support (individual counseling, support group, etc.)
- Law enforcement services: e.g. Police Services
- Child protection services
- Economic empowerment/ Livelihood services
- Upload all responses from survey tools to the Jhpiego server as appropriate.
- Store all audio recordings securely on project tablets/phones
- Deliver audio recordings to MCGL Study Team in a secure manner
Quality Assurance of Data Cleaning:
- Coordinate with the implementation team to ensure consistency and quality of interview transcripts in English.
- Respond to any follow-up requests from MCGL study Team related to data collection or data cleaning.
- Completed Qualitative interviews (KIIs) and FGDs.
- Completed documented mapping of GBV services across sectors.
- Completed Quantitative interviews received on Jhpiego server
- Completed Transcripts of all interviews
- Minimum of BSc in Social Sciences / Development Studies / Gender Studies or its equivalent.
- Minimum of 1 year experience in qualitative/quantitative data collection, specifically conducting in-depth interviews and experience in probing for clearer answers.
- Experience using electronic data collection softwares
- Strong interpersonal skills and communication skills, initiative, patience and problem-solving abilities, diplomacy and good judgment.
- Good time management skills and ability to work under pressure with little or no supervision.
- Excellent report-writing skills in English.
- Familiarity with gender and gender-based violence programming is desirable and will be an added advantage
- Must be resident and have good working knowledge of the State and LGAs of interest.
- Understanding of local language will be an added advantage.
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