International Potato Center Baseline Study - Consultant Jobs in Uganda
International Potato Center Baseline Study - Consultant Jobs in UgandaThe position The International Potato Center is looking for a consultant to conduct a baseline study on the status of OFSP production and utilization and the nutritional status and welfare of sweetpotato growing households in Northern and Eastern Uganda.
The study will be conducted in the following districts; Adjumani, Lamwo, Kitgum, Pader, Omoro, Agago, Kotido, Moroto, Tororo, Busia, Butaleja and Bugiri districts of Uganda.
Design the data collection tools
Collect data in the study areas
Submit both the qualitative and quantitative data collected and field photos.
The data sets should be in both Excel and STATA format
Prepare and submit a detailed final report of the survey findings with S.M.A.R.T.
recommendations to CIP on strategies to increase adoption, consumption of OFSP and improvement in the nutritional status of individuals and households
The consultant is expected to present findings in a stakeholder’s workshop organized by CIP.
A master’s degree in Agricultural Economics, Agribusiness, Nutrition or other relevant post-graduate qualification but with agricultural/socio-economics background
At least seven years of experience of consulting
Demonstrated evidence of conducting impact evaluation studies
Strong demonstrated experience and knowledge of quantitative and qualitative research and data analysis methods
First author of at least three peer reviewed journal papers
Excellent communication, report writing and presentation/facilitation skills.
The consultancy is limited to Uganda nationals and permanent residents only.
The consultancy contract will be for a sixty (60) day term within the months of January to April 2020.
The schedule will be agreed upon by the consultant and CIP based on a workplan developed by the consultant in the proposal.
How to Apply
Visit the following link: http://cipotato.org/open-vacancies/ and submit the financial and technical proposal including the CV.
The proposal will be assessed against
Profile of the consultant proposed for the job (area of specialization, knowledge about sweetpotato and OFSP value chains, nutrition)
Understanding of the assignment
Methodology, draft questionnaire and approach (detailed sampling procedures)
Work plan and timing, and suggested outline of the final report.
Screening of applications will begin on January 16, 2020. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted
For more information and job application details, see; International Potato Center Baseline Study - Consultant Jobs in Uganda
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