Consultancy: To conduct a study to assess the quality of and access to Friends Help Friends Interventions and services in Cambodia

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Job Opportunity - Vacancy Nº MNCHN/13/009
Consultancy: To conduct a study to assess the quality of and access to Friends Help Friends Interventions and services in Cambodia

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), Cambodia Country Office,is seeking to hire two qualified consultants toconduct a Study to assess the quality of and access to Friends HelpFriends Interventions and services in Cambodia.
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Specific objectives:
This study has the following specific objectives:
• To determine the extent to which the mmm and MMM interventions have addressed the rights, needs and problems of children, adolescents, youth and adults.
• To assess to what extent the mmm/MMM interventions are feasible and efficient in its current model compare with other existing models.
• To review institutional set-up and assess the effectiveness and quality of the interventions against the objectives of the SOPs.
• To identify and draw lessons from different mmm/MMM models and practices used by various stakeholders.
• To formulate recommendations for decisions on future of mmm/MMM interventions for more effective, cost efficient and standardised implementation of the interventions.
Minimum Qualifications and Experience:
Eligible consultants can apply individually, but it is preferred that the lead consultant teams up with one national consultant for this study. Below are requirements for lead and national consultants:
A lead consultant with:
• At least 5 years of experience in leading and conducting similar studies assessment and evaluations;
• Experience and strong skills in quantitative and qualitative research and approaches;
• Advanced degree in research, social sciences or related field;
• Familiarity with the Global, Regional and National HIV Treatment, Adherence and Psychosocial Guidelines.
• Excellent communication, coordination and facilitation skills;
• Strong analytical and report writing skills;
• Fluency in English is required; some fluency in Khmer would be an asset
• Knowledge of Cambodian context on HIV/AIDS and relevant country experience is an asset
A national consultant should possess:
• At least 5 years of experience of working in programme monitoring and evaluation.
• Experience of working closely with government counterparts especially with the Ministry of Health
• Knowledge of the health information systems at the national and sub-national level
• Good understanding of NCHADS, PHD and OD and partner NGO roles and functions
• Communication and facilitation skills to work with various government stakeholders and NGOs
• Research and statistical knowledge and experience, including data collection, transcription and analysis of (qualitative) data
• Computer literacy
• Fluency in English and Khmer and experienced in translation from Khmer to English and English to Khmer
Duration of Contract: Up to 40 working days within a period of 3 months.
Applications shall be addressed to: UNICEF Cambodia, Supply Section, No. 11, Street 75, SangkatSraschark, Phnom Penh, Cambodia; or email to [email protected] Applications MUST include the title and vacancy number.

The deadline for receipt of applications is Thursday 19 December 2013 at 17:00 (GMT + 7 hours)