23 agosto, 2019
Jhpiego is an international, non-profit health organization affiliated with The Johns Hopkins University. Jhpiego works with health experts, governments, and community leaders to provide high-quality healthcare for their people. Jhpiego is leading the Unitaid-funded project, Transforming Intermittent Preventive Treatment for Optimal Pregnancy (TIPTOP). This project aims to scale up an innovative, community-based approach to expand coverage of intermittent preventive treatment in pregnancy (IPTp), with quality assured sulfadoxine-pyrimithimine (SP), for pregnant women. As the five-year project is at its midpoint, Jhpiego seeks one consultant to support an activity to seek feedback from government partners regarding the successes, challenges, and learnings of the project thus far.
The interviewer will be responsible for professionally, and ethically, interviewing district- and national-level government partners. The consultant will also summarize responses succinctly and accurately, and maintain confidentiality of respondents and the information collected. Interviews will be conducted in Maputo, Sofala and district of Nhamatanda. The data collected will provide valuable information to inform the TIPTOP project as it expands into two additional districts in Phase 2.
- Participate in a half-day orientation in Maputo.
- Conduct interviews with national government officials and 2-3 district government officials using a structured interview guide. TIPTOP staff will arrange the interview times and locations (Maputo, Sofala and Nhamatanda).
- Summarize officials’ responses succinctly and accurately.
- Adhere strictly to ethical research principles.
- Handle and protect confidential data with integrity.
- Work collaboratively with TIPTOP team members.
- Hard and soft copies of interview notes within two (2) working days after interviews are completed.
- Orientation: ½ day
- National-level Interviews: 1 day
- District-level interviews: 10 days
- Travel: 3 days
- Creating soft copy of interview notes: 5 days
- Degree in social sciences, public health or development-related field
- Experience conducting qualitative interviews
- Professional demeanor and communication skills
- Word processing skills
- Comfort speaking with high-level government officials
- Demonstrated ability to exercise confidentiality
- Curious, empathetic and a superior listener
- Ability to work and exercise judgment independently
- Fluency in oral and written [English/Portuguese/Other as needed for national- or district-level]
To apply for this position, please email a cover letter and resume or curriculum vitae to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The closing date for applications 31 of August 2019.