[hepr-vn] consultancy require for food security base line survey
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Thu Sep 2 12:01:26 EST 2010
From: phetphouthone soulinethavong <soulinethavong at yahoo.com>
Date: 31 August 2010 7:11:28 PM PDT
To: lao fab group <laofab at googlegroups.com>
Subject: [LaoFAB] consultancy require for food security base line survey
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Food Security Baseline Survey Consultant
(Dak Chueng District, Sekong Province)
CARE International in Lao P.D.R
This project is funded by the European Union
CARE International in Lao PDR is seeking applications for a consultant as follows:
The Dak Chueng Food Security Project will run for 45 Months with core field activities to commence in the up-coming dry season. The baseline survey for the project will be the first major activity for the new project. (CARE has an on-going livelihoods project in Sekong Province so has institutional knowledge of the target area).
CARE Laos is operating in Laos since 1992 and is line-managed through CARE Australia. CARE works wherever there is a need and wherever we can assist. CARE currently has about 130 staff members in 5 offices across Laos PDR.
At least 5 years experience in development and/or humanitarian response programming, with a focus on SE Asia preferable.
Post graduate qualifications or equivalent experience in livelihood/ food security programming.
Experience in designing and implementing baseline surveys.
Demonstrated experience in gender mainstreaming and analysis
Excellent written and spoken English language skills.
Experience in Lao PDR and Lao language skills are preferred.
Identify/organize consultant team requirements
Design baseline survey correlated with the project log frame in consultation with Care staff in light of the following: Evidence based approaches to carrying out participatory baseline survey for rural communities, Literature review – Laos/general, inc.; Project proposal; Consultation with Care partners ; Care mainstreaming focuses; etc.
Documentation of the survey in English and Laos
Provide data collection and analysis training to survey teams
Facilitate the data collection, data entry, and analysis of data with key staff, which will include establishment of household poverty listings.
Present initial findings in Sekong at a workshop including CARE and relevant stakeholders
Debrief with Provincial Programme Coordinator and Assistant Country Director (Programmes) – including discussion of a draft report
Produce final report in plain English (which will be distributed by CARE to relevant stakeholders). It will include following:
o Executive summary
o Introduction (including details of all participants involved)
o Methodology (to a detail which will enable replication during evaluation stages)
The baseline survey will take place during October and November 2010. All work to be completed by the end of 2010.
How to apply
Interested parties should email to phetphouthone at carelaos.org (Logistics - CARE-LAO Head office in Vientiane) to request the full TOR:
To then apply, please submit the following to the address given below:
· Letter of interest
· Detailed quotation
· A minimum of two referee contacts who have managed the proposed consultant previously
As a matter of course, all consultants are subject to the following policies:
· CARE Lao Child Protection Policy
· Terrorist Check
· Safety and Security Management Plan
· Code of Conduct
CARE-LAO Head office in Vientiane
CARE Laos, PO Box 4328, 329/25 Sibounheuang Road, Ban Sibounheuang, Vientiane
Or e-mail to: phetphouthone at carelaos.org
Deadline for submissions is COB 24th September 2010
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