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13 Jun 2018


Job Description


Location:              Baidoa IDP Camps

Position Type:      Partial Consultant/Firm (For data analysis and reporting)

Duration:              7 DAYS

Start date:             13thJune 2018

  1. Background:

Save the Children has worked in Somalia/Somaliland since 1951 and has provided emergency assistance since 1970 whenever there has been need. In 2016, SCI directly reached 600,936 children. Each year about 650,000 people benefit from our longer term development work in Health, Nutrition, Water, Sanitation & Hygiene (WASH), Education, Food Security and Livelihoods (FSL), Child Protection and Child Rights Governance.

1.1 Project summary

Save the Children is intending to sustain the famine prevention response in Baidoa through the provision of water, sanitation and hygiene services in communities, schools and health/nutrition facilities while still meeting immediate WASH needs and easing the burden for vulnerable drought and conflict displaced populations in the target areas of Baidoa.The proposed project activities will include construction of strategic water sources, pipeline extensions and distribution systems, provision of operation and maintenance tools, construction/rehabilitation of sanitation facilities in the target IDPs, schools and health/nutrition facilities, trainings and dissemination of hygiene best practice through IECs with and distribution of hygiene kits.

The project is designed to ensure equitable access to WASH services considering people with disabilities and elders, safety of children and dignity and privacy for women and girls. Coordination will be maintained with nutrition, health, education and WASH clusters at national and state levels, in addition to coordination with key actors in Baidoa. This project is also designed to improve and sustain the quality and access to services in communities, in particular the provision of WASH services at the community level.

  • Overall project objectives
  1. Provide immediate life-saving WASH services to the targeted communities through supporting enabling environment and integrated participatory approaches which seek to sustaining disease epidemic prevention response in Somalia by increasing the impact of the interventions and reducing vulnerabilities of the beneficiaries to WASH related diseases.
  2. Contribution to undernutrition prevention through mitigating the risk of WASH-related diseases* among children affected by multiple-deprivations and displacements in Baidoa

Indicators for baseline survey: –

  • Indicator 1:Number of people with sustained access to safe water
  • Indicator 2: % of people living in areas with appropriate solid waste management) through community capacity strengthening and social behavior change communication
  • Indicator 3:Percentages of people in target communities disaggregated by sex with increased Knowledge and adoption of good hygiene practices through hygiene & environmental sanitation education in target areas. This includes washing hands at critical times.

 2.1 Purpose

Save the children is seeking a consultant with strong analytical expertise and WASH Sector experience who will do data analysis for WASH KAP survey baseline.

  • Key Deliverables
  1. Consultant will:
  • conduct data cleaning and analysis for SHF Baidoa WASH KAP survey baseline
  • Generate a report with A 20 to 25-page draft report (in MS Office), in the following format at a minimum
  1. Executive Summary (max. 2 pages)
  2. Methodology, including sampling(SCI will share the sampling and data collection, data files/set).
  3. Analysis and findings of the evaluation; responding to the objectives and evaluation criteria
  4. Conclusions
  5. Recommendations
  6. Annexes: The consultant shall submit the following as annexes in both soft and hard copy to SC within one week following the end of field work
  7. Bibliography of consulted secondary sources
  8. Presentation summary in PPT.
  • Timeline

The consultant i is expected to complete the report in 15 days with

  • Profile Required

The prospective consultant is expected to meet the following requirements:

  • Experience in Public Health, and related fields especially WASH sector.
  • Strong child rights programming skills (child participation skills an asset)
  • Able to travel to travel to project sites is utmost importance.
  • Prior experience in conducting health and WASH assessments in Somalia’s similar context will be an advantage
  • Strong analytical skills
  • How to Apply:

Applications Interested candidates should present an application, as follows:

  • A Resume- Technical reference of previous similar works –
  • A financial proposal with a detailed budget taking considering the details in the TOR and timelines therein.
  • All proposals should be sent by toLOGISTICS@savethechildren.orgindicating SHF WASH Baidoa KAP survey baseline” as the subject.Deadline for submission20thJune 2018

NB: those who applied in the initial advert, please do not reply again, we have your applications and this will reduce the heavy applications.

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