SMC State Survey Consultant Vacancy at Malaria Consortium – 6 Openings
Malaria Consortium
Bauchi State, Nigeria
1d ago
source : MyJobNigeria


job opportunity is available at for individuals who possess relevant qualifications.

Purpose / Scope of Assignment

  • The purpose of this assignment is to engage research personnel that will carry out data collection, analysis and interpretation for EoC evaluation.
  • Some personnel will train data collectors and oversee data collection process while other personnel will carry out the actual data collection using an electronic platform.

  • The EoC evaluation will be conducted in the 6 states supported by PF where SMC is being implemented. The process will involve identification, selection and training of supervisors at a ToT and subsequently, data collectors in the states.
  • The aim of the EoC evaluation is to assess SMC coverage and adherence of community drug distributors (CDDs) to treatment protocol immediately and not more than 5 days after each cycle of treatment.

  • The findings will be analysed and any ward (lot) scoring less than 80% will be targeted for corrective measures in their area of poor performance for improvement in subsequent cycles.

  • Survey Consultants (one per state) : S / he will have overall technical coordination role and lead in planning and implementing the surveys as well as interpretation of results and report writing for the assigned State.
  • S / he will train survey supervisors and data collectors. Prior to this, the consultants will be briefed by SMC team and given background documents to study.


    State Survey Consultants :

  • Collectively develop agenda for the training of Data Collectors.
  • Facilitate the training of Data Collectors and Supervisors in their respective assigned States
  • Collectively develop supervision checklist that will guide supervisors during data collection
  • Develop pre and post test questions as well as qualitative performance assessment checklist to be used for final selection of data collectors
  • Download analyzed data from the electronic platform
  • Interpret the analyzed data in a simple usable form for SMC personnel
  • Facilitates the feedback mechanism of findings as appropriate
  • Overall technical oversight for implementation of the EOC protocol in assigned State
  • Write technical report highlighting key findings and recommendations
  • Deliverables :

  • Training agenda
  • Training delivery guide, stating quality parameters for the delivery
  • Training monitoring checklist to be used by MC Zonal Project Managers to ensure quality
  • Supervision checklist
  • Pre and post test questions
  • Technical report narrative format
  • Technical report Power point format
  • Profile Requirements of State Survey Consultants

  • Must be a Degree holder in Demography, Statistics, Public Health or other related disciplines with at least 8 years post-qualification experience
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in public health research methodology
  • Ability to demonstrate good facilitation skills
  • Demonstrable report writing skills
  • Availability for the whole of the period of the survey
  • Must not be a staff of Government at any level and in any Ministry
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