Consultant to Develop Baseline and Knowledge, Attitude and Practices 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 consultancy services for:

Vacancy: Consultant to develop Baseline and Knowledge, Attitude and Practices survey

Based in Dong Thap province

Main Responsibilities:

The consultant will be responsible

  • To review relevant documents for the background information of this work. Documents will be provided to the consultant by Save the Children.
  • To draft and discuss with Save the Children the agreed design of the study methodology and sampling method;
  • Develop KAP survey questionnaire in consultation with key staff if needed.
  • To prepare a detailed plan of implementation of the pre KAP survey, including technical design, training of data collection, field data collection, data entry, data cleaning and analysis and the final report to Save the Children.
  • To deliver training for field data collectors and provide quality control during data collection.
  • To use SPSS or other analysis software to analyze the statistical data of knowledge, attitudes and practices of target groups.
  • To write one narrative report; the outline of report should be agreed by Save the Children.
  • To provide a book of coding in excel format

Key Competencies:

  • University degree in social sciences and statistics; Communications experience is preferred.

  • Have excellent experience/knowledge in conducting both quantitative/ qualitative researches/surveys, especially in KAP study;

  • Demonstrated supervisory and training skills;

  • Demonstrated ability and skills to analyze and report research findings in a related field;

  • Previous documented research experience in the areas of climate change  and disaster risk reduction preferred;

  • Good command of English (written and oral).

  • Good knowledge of MS Word, MS Excel and SPSS software.

  • Good data analysis, report writing in Vietnamese and English, and presentation skills;

  • Experience in working with local authorities where the baseline survey will be conducted;

  • Ability to meet required date of report’s submission.

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, Machinco Building, No. 444 Hoang Hoa Tham street, Tay Ho District Hanoi or by Email: Vietnam.HR@savethechildren.org

Full Scope of Work are available here (attached SOW)

The closing date for application is 5 pm 17th October 2017. 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
Location: 
Dong Thap
Application Deadline: 
Tue, 2017-10-17