AHI Endline Consultant

Applications submitted after September 6th, 2009 will
not be considered. Female candidates are encouraged to apply.

The American Red Crosshelps vulnerable people around the world to prevent, prepare for and respond to disasters, complex humanitarian emergencies and life-threatening health conditions. As a member of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) and one of more than 20 National Societies working with PMI in Indonesia, the American Red Cross is currently implementing its development programs in Banda Aceh, Aceh Utara, Lamno and Calang with a liaison office in Jakarta.

The work of the American Red Cross in Indonesia is focused on 6 main areas: water and sanitation, community infrastructure, psychosocial support, health (avian flu, community-based first aid, social mobilization and youth red-cross), disaster management and livelihood support. We implement our work directly, through partnership with host national societies, UN agencies and other non-governmental organizations.

The American Red Cross seeks to conduct an end line survey to measure the contribution of AHI program intervention to the changes over the course of the project life-cycle in TRP – Indonesia.
The study will also inform any future evaluation or impact related studies, PMI’s ongoing response to Avian Influenza (H5N1) and Human Influenza (H1N1) pandemic, as well as contributed to the wider organizational learning.

The American Red Cross Tsunami is currently seeking AHI Endline Consultant to be based in Banda Aceh for 45 working days.

Duties & Responsibilities
S/he will develop the end line survey protocols including detailed sampling procedure, plan for data analysis, data collection instruments, time frame and work plan. The survey protocols will ensure that the data collected will be unbiased and comparable with the end line data. S/he will directly supervise for enumerators, field supervisors, conduct pilot testing of data collection instrumentation and, where necessary, work with the country team and the technical advisor to make the minor modification of the survey instruments based on the result of pilot testing; if required. As a part of ARC guidelines, s/he will need to design and facilitate a workshop to train enumerator to carry out data collection associated with end line in targeted groups. S/he will also supervise implementation of the end line survey in target areas in accordance with approved sampling plan, develop appropriate entry program in MS Access and any relevant software (NOT EXEL) for data entry and perform random checks to ensure the quality of the entered data. S/he will produce a statistical report of the above and provides draft to ARC country team and technical advisor for review and comment. S/he will work closely with technical staff to ensure accurate data collection and reporting and work closely with the ARC monitoring and evaluation unit to ensure coordination between reporting and monitoring of project activities.

The suitable candidate should have at least a graduate degree (master’s degree preferred) equivalent combination of education and relevant work experiences, with  minimum of eight years of direct full-time experience in the monitoring and evaluation field with at least five years experience designing and implementing household survey. S/he should have experience in all aspects of household survey management including: training and management of numerators, instrument design, validity testing, pilot testing
quantitative analysis, etc. S/he must have experience in qualitative data collection and data analysis technique (especially in design of coding scheme). S/he also must possess strong computer skill in the areas of spreadsheets, word processing, data base management, and statistical analysis software. S/he should have proven ability to train, supervise, and support local staffs; and also strong organizational skills, etc.

Interested firm or individuals can send their expression of interest (EOI), application and curriculum vitae in English to hr@amredcross.org, placing the job title in the subject line and label your CV with your name (CV max. 500KB size).  Only short listed candidates will be notified.

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