Consultancy Service to conduct Formative Study on Maternal and Child Nutrition and Hygiene in Pastoral Areas of Ethiopia and develop SBCC strategy

Country: Ethiopia Organization: GOAL Closing date: 23 Oct 2020 1. About GOALEstablished in 1977, GOAL is an international humanitarian and development agency committed to working with communities to achieve sustainable and innovative early response in crises and to assist them to build lasting solutions to mitigate poverty and vulnerability. GOAL has worked in over 60 countries and responded to almost every major humanitarian disaster. We are currently operational in 13 countries globally. For more information on GOAL and its operations please visit has been working in Ethiopia since 1984, implementing a range of multi-sectoral development and humanitarian programmes responding to sudden-onset and protracted crises. GOAL works with the most vulnerable groups – primarily children under five, pregnant and lactating women, street-connected children and youth, refugees, internally displaced people, and drought-affected pastoralist, agro-pastoralists, and smal…

Data Collector

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Social Impact (SI) Inc.

Social Impact (SI) is a US- based international development management consulting firm. SI’s mission is to improve the effectiveness of international development programs in improving people’s lives. We provide a full range of management consulting, technical assistance, and training services to strengthen international development programs, organizations, and policies. We provide services globally in the areas of monitoring and evaluation, strategic planning, project and program design, organizational capacity building, and gender and social analysis.  



USAID/Ethiopia requested Social Impact/EPMES to conduct a Secondary Cities Assessment. The aim of the Assessment is to identify Ethiopia’s dynamic and investment-ready secondary cities that can serve as urban anchors for surrounding rural and urban areas. Additionally, the Assessment is expected to help USAID/Ethiopia to target and design USAID investment and program initiatives to have the greatest collective and compounded impact.

Position Description:

Social Impact, through its EPMES Activity, is seeking to recruit on a short-term basis, Data Collection Consultant(s) who will collect primarily secondary data (primary data if needed) in either soft or hard copy from different government and non-government organizations.  The Data Collector(s) will work under the supervision of the EPMES Assessment Team member responsible to coordinate and manage the data collection activity. The number of days for data collection is expected to be approximately 23 working days but will be finalized after the number of indicators and associated offices to be visited for data collection during this Assessment has been agreed on.

The Data Collector will be responsible for:

  • Understanding the type of data to be collected.

  • Arranging time with organizations/offices to identify contact persons and suitable day/time for data collection.

  • Physically visit Government and non-government offices identified in the SOW and other offices that may be identified later in due course of the data collection period.

  • Request the needed data from the GoE office / point of contact for the Assessment and follow-up on all requests until the data has been obtained.

  • Check the quality and completeness of data

  • Submit the dataset in hard or soft copy to the EPMES assigned person.

    Key Skills

  • Experience with secondary and primary data collection

  • Experience with USAID-funded programs

  • Experience interfacing with GoE offices

  • Preferably good understanding of socio-demographic and economic indicators

  • Diplomacy, respect and tact in way of interfacing with GoE officials especially during the difficulties associated with CV-19 restrictions

    Key qualifications are:

  • Master's degree or above required

  • Minimum of 8 years' work experience with USAID, UN or other international donor-funded M&E or implementation programs in Ethiopia

  • Must speak and write good Amharic and English

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