Consultant- Sexual Reproductive Heath and Rights fro Adolescents and Youth using Data from CDHS 2014

  • Level: Consultant
  • Contract Type: Consultancy
  • Closing date: 08 Apr 2016 08:00 PM (Asia/Phnom_Penh)
  • Duty station: Phnom Penh

Position Summary:

Consultancy to provide technical support in developing Secondary Data Analysis Report on “Sexual Reproductive Health and Rights for Adolescents and Youth using Data from CDHS 2014”

Specific Objective of Assignment:

 To document trends (2000–2014) with regard to key aspects of sexual reproductive health knowledge and behavior of adolescents (15-19) and youth (20-24) in Cambodia (if possible using same level of disaggregation as in Annex 1);
 To disaggregate data on adolescents and youth sexual reproductive health available from the Cambodia Demographic and Health Survey 2014 by a selection of variables for more specific variables and disaggregation;
 To conduct a comparison between the performance of adolescents and youth with regard to key indicators and the national average (or total average of age groups above) based on Cambodia Demographic and Health Survey 2014;
 To provide an analysis of the findings and recommendations for policy and programme intervention as well as relevant follow-up researches; and
 To provide hands-on coaching to National Institute of Statistics/Ministry of Planning, Ministry of Health assigned officials on the secondary data analysis, analytical skills and report writing skills;

Scope of work:

• Propose a timeline of activities and regularly update UNFPA on progress;
• Conduct a desk based review of relevant Cambodia and regional adolescent reproductive sexual health literature, from 2000 onwards, covering quantitative and qualitative researches;
• Provide a draft report to the Ministry of Planning, Ministry of Health and UNFPA for comments; and
• Submit the final print ready report to Ministry of Planning, Ministry of Health and UNFPA after incorporating comments provided.

Requirements:

Qualification and Experiences:

 PhD Degree in Demography and Social Science (Statistics/Demography) or related subjects;
 At least 10 years’ experience in supporting, advising or working with Government in population research study, designing probability samples for household surveys/research with quantitative and qualitative analysis;
 training national staff, analyzing, and reporting on the results of big scale surveys of the countries in the region, preferably in respect of Cambodia;
 Ability to work independently in a cross-cultural environment, and demonstrated capacity to build strong relationships with local counterparts;
 Good communications, negotiation and coordination skills;
 Previous working experience in Cambodia or the Greater Mekong sub-region would be an advantage; and
 Relevant experience in the use of computer data analysis applications (eg SPSS, SAS).

Duration and Working schedule: 23 working days, starting from April - September 2016 including home based with two missions to Cambodia

How to apply:
Applications must be supported with a UN Personal History Form (P11) and a detailed CV. The application should be addressed directly to Dr. Derveeuw Marc G. L., Representative, UNFPA, Phnom Penh Center, Room 526. The P11 Form and Terms of Reference can be obtained via email cambodia.office@unfpa.org or UNFPA Website http://countryoffice.unfpa.org/cambodia. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. UNFPA retains the right to contact referees directly.

There is no fee at any stage of the application process. UNFPA does not solicit or screen for information in respect of HIV or AIDS and does not discriminate on the basis of HIV status.

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