Consultant
UNDP
Abuja
6d ago
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Duties and Responsibilities

Purpose of the assignment :

To support UNODC in substantively preparing and implementing the corruption survey in NigeriaTo act as the technical focal point on the corruption survey in the field for UNODC, the implementing partner and all other stakeholders involvedTo carry out data validation and quality assurance in respect to the data collected in the surveyTo independently carry out qualitative research on corruption and bribery in Nigeria following the guidance and methodology provided by UNODC and summarize the findings in a synthesis reportTo provide technical assistance and training to the implementing partner for analysing survey data and draft relevant parts of the second report on corruption in NigeriaTo carry out other tasks related to the Survey as assigned by CONIG and DDDU

In carrying out this assignment, the consultant will be in continuous contact with the selected national implementing partner, CONIG and DDDU to ensure an efficient flow of information and a consistent application of established research standards and principles.

Specific Tasks to be Performed by the Consultant in Project Phase 2 Only

Under the supervision of the Research Officer of UNODC / CONIG, the consultant will undertake the following activities :

Support UNODC (Country Office in Nigeria, CONIG and Data Development and Dissemination Unit in HQ in Vienna, DDDU) in developing survey tools and prepare the survey implementation of the corruption survey in NigeriaLiaise between UNODC, the implementing partner and the contracted Quality Assurance company and follow up on pertinent issues throughout the duration of the survey, including on : survey methodology, sampling issues, training of interviewers, field work, data handling and processing, data cleaning, data preparation, tabulation, data analysis, reporting drafting, review of draft report.

Carry out independent quality assurance for the pilot survey and liaise with the contracted Quality Assurance company for the main survey.

  • Manage the substantive inputs from the National Technical Committee to the survey process and the draft reportFrequently consult with the implementing partner on the progress of survey activities, provide backstopping and early warning of pertinent issues and suggest corrective actions to ensure a high quality of survey operations and resultsUndertake background research on patterns, experiences and manifestations of corruption in Nigeria and provide relevant draft elements for the report on corruption in Nigeria;
  • Carry out a series of interviews and focus group discussions on corruption in four different States in Nigeria, targeting relevant officials in law enforcement, anti-

    corruption agencies and civil society organizations, as well as selected groups of citizens, and condense the results in a summary report on experiences and perceptions of participants, including pertinent quotes and analysis of widespread forms and mechanisms of administrative (petty) corruption.

    A particular focus of the interviews and focus groups is to be placed on the changes that have taken place in this field since the conduct of the last corruption survey and related interviews / focus groups.

    Assess training needs of the implementing partner and provide targeted technical assistance and training to the implementing partner for analysing survey data and draft relevant parts of the second report on corruption in NigeriaCarry out other tasks related to the Survey as assigned by CONIG and DDDU

    Required Skills and Experience

    Education :

    University degree (Master’s degree or above) in Social Sciences, Statistics, Criminal Justice, Criminology or in a related field or at least 3 years work experience in anti-

    corruption work in Nigeria.

    Experience :

    Experience with both quantitative and qualitative research methods, preferably in the field of crime and justice, corruption or victimization surveys.

    Experience in managing large datasets through statistical packages (including SPSS and Excel).Experience in producing analytical publications according to UN standards an asset.

    Good planning and organizational skills.

    Language :

    Excellent skills in spoken and written English.

    Competencies

    All outputs should meet the satisfaction of UNODC according to the following indicators :

    Timeliness of deliveryQuality of documents and reportsTechnical competence.

    Note

    UNDP is committed to achieving workforce diversity in terms of gender, nationality and culture. Individuals from minority groups, indigenous groups and persons with disabilities are equally encouraged to apply.

    All applications will be treated with the strictest confidence.UNDP does not tolerate sexual exploitation and abuse, any kind of harassment, including sexual harassment, and discrimination.

    All selected candidates will, therefore, undergo rigorous reference and background checks.

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