International Potato Center Baseline Study - Consultant Jobs in Uganda

International Potato Center Baseline Study - Consultant Jobs in Uganda


The 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.

    Key Responsibilities

  • 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.

    Selection Criteria

  • 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.

    conditions

  • 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)

  • Financial proposal

  • 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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