Save The Children GSK Immunization Project Baseline Survey and Health Facility Assessment Lead Jobs in Ethiopia

Save The Children GSK Immunization Project Baseline Survey and Health Facility Assessment Lead Jobs in Ethiopia

Job Id: 224947

Category: Consultancy and Training

Location: Addis Ababa, Addis Ababa

Career Level: Senior Level (5+ years experience)

Employment Type: Contract


Job Description

Child Safeguarding:


Level 1: the role holder will not have contact with children and/or young people, or access to personal data about children or young people, as part of their work; therefore, a police check will not be mandatory unless the content or location of the role changes, in which case the Child Safeguarding level will be reviewed.

Level 2: either the role holder will have access to personal data about children and/or young people as part of their work; or they will be working in a ‘regulated’ position (accountant, barrister, solicitor, legal executive); therefore, a police check will be required (at ‘standard’ level in the UK or equivalent in other countries).

Role Purpose:

Under the guidance of the MEAL Manager and Health and Nutrition Specialist, the Research Lead will be responsible for the analysis and write up of the baseline survey using WHO 2015 guide and health facility assessment for the GSK funded Immunization Strengthening Project in Somali Region.

Specifically, S/He will lead the data analysis and reporting of the baseline survey and health facility assessment using the revised WHO immunization coverage guide and ensure all data related to the projects are entered, analysed and reported to inform and guide project implementation.

S/he will also organize validation workshop and finalize the baseline survey and health facility assessment reports.

Scope of Role:

Reports to: GSK Project Manager

Staff Directly Reporting to this Post: None

Dotted line relationship- PDQ Health and Nutrition Specialist and MEAL Manager for East Hub

Functional relationship-

Job specific roles and responsibilities

The position holder is expected to work on the following:

  • Literature review for the baseline and health facility assessments

  • Develop Database for the survey of both the child immunization and mothers TT survey data set and health facility assessment

  • Perform data cleaning, analysis and report writing of the baseline survey and health facility assessment that would be used as a baseline for the project in the newly included four project woredas

  • Develop a baseline information for the project

  • Submit the draft EPI coverage survey report including factors affecting completion of vaccination in the community

  • Immunization coverage of children between children age 15 to 23 months of age

  • Immunization coverage of women with 1-months of age old

  • knowledge, attitude and practice of mothers on immunization will be explored,

  • factors affecting utilization of vaccination services among care takers

  • Draft report on the Health facility assessment and baseline survey separately

  • Presentation of the findings and recommendation of the survey and health facility assessment separately

  • Incorporate comments on the draft report and during the validation meeting and share the final report both for baseline survey and health facility assessment

  • Lessons from the study result would be shared to stakeholders

  • Perform any other activities based on Line manager’s assignment

    Job Requirements

    Minimum Qualification, Experience, Competencies


  • Professionals with minimum of first degrees in health, statistics or and other related field from recognized institution of higher learning


  • A minimum of five years’ experience in designing
    and conducting surveys and Health facility assessments
  • Strong experience in research analysis and write up
  • Experience in leading surveys, assessments in hard to reach and pastoral areas

    Knowledge Skills and Ability

  • Familiarity with the newborn and child health situation in Ethiopia in general and Somali region in particular;
  • Knowledge and experience using WHO 2015 immunization coverage survey guide is a plus
    Excellent data analysis and report writing skills in English language;
  • Proficiency in computer skills such as EPI Info and SPSS

    Scope & complexity of decision making ( choose the appropriate description and delete the rest)

  • Able to work in line with strict adherence of specific policies and supervisor’s order.
  • Expected to make decisions on well-established procedures, under close supervision
  • Able to make decisions within a range of established alternatives
  • Able to solve problems by selecting the most suitable procedure or method within guidelines and precedents; direction sought when solutions not within established guidelines or precedents

    Percentage of Travel (Out of duty station if applicable)

    The position holder will spend up to 50% of his time on the project implementation areas.

    Competencies ( Choose the competency appropriate for the role and delete the other. 3-5 competency should be enough)

    SC Values are: Accountability, Ambition, Collaboration, Creativity and Integrity. To meet the value system the post holder is expected to demonstrate the following Competencies on ongoing bases ( this varies according to the position please consider the below as example)

  • Leading ( align with Ambition, Integrity collaboration and creativity)

    Delivering result: Takes personal responsibility and holds others to account to deliver our ambitious goals for children, continually improving own performance or that of the team/ organisation.

    Developing Self and Others: Invest time and energy to actively develop self and others to help realise their full potential and to build the organization capability for the further.

  • Thinking ( align with Ambition, creativity, Collaboration and Creativity)

    [Problem solving and decision making: Takes effective, considered and timely decisions by gathering and evaluating relevant information from within or outside the organisation and making appropriate judgements.

    Innovating and Adapting: Develop and implement innovative solutions to adapt and succeed in an ever-changing uncertain work and global environment.

    Applying technical and professional expertise: Applies the required technical and professional expertise to the highest standards; promotes and shares best practice within and outside the organisation..

  • Engaging (align with Collaboration, Creativity,

  • Networking: Builds and use sustainable relationship to support the work of save the children

  • Working effectively with others Works collaboratively to achieve shared goals and thrives on diversity of people and perspectives; knows when to lead and when to follow and how to ensure effective cross-boundary working.

  • Communicating with Impact: Communicates clearly and confidently with others to engage and influence; promotes dialogue and ensures timely and appropriate messages, building confidence and trust with others.

    Date of issue: Author :


    I, _____________________________________ certify that I have read and understood this job description and I pledge to respect it along with the SC’s Code of Conduct, Child Protection Policy, the Staff Regulations and the terms and conditions of the contract I signed.

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