Data Collector

Chemonics International

Chemonics International, a US-based international development consulting firm, is currently accepting expressions of interest from qualified candidates for potential long-term and short-term positions for an upcoming USAID-funded Nepal Jal Jangal (Freshwater & Forests). This new activity aims to reduce multiple threats to ecosystems and species to converse nature, enhance human well-being, and safeguard the future with a focus on following…

Job Information

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    Duty Station Nepal
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    Type of Appointment Full time
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    No. of Openings 1 opening
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    Salary Negotiable / Monthly
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    Job Level : Mid-Level
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    Job Experience : Any
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    Job Category Health Care | Public Health ,NGO | INGO | Charity
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    Job Qualification : Bachelor
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    Posted Date : Jul 08, 2021

Job Description

JOB TITLE: Data Collector

REPORTS TO: EUV Data Collector Reports to M&E Director and MNCH Commodity Supply Chain Management and Inj. Oxytocin Storage Practices data collector reports to Sr. HSS Manager

LOCATION: Different Provinces of Nepal

Position Objective

The purpose of the Global Health Supply Chain (GHSC) – Procurement and Supply Management (PSM) project is to ensure uninterrupted supplies of health commodities in support of USG-funded public health initiatives around the world. The project provides direct procurement and supply chain management support to the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR), the President’s Malaria Initiative (PMI), and Population and Reproductive Health. In supporting USG-funded global health activities, GHSC-PSM will develop and manage a wide array of services for health commodity procurement and related systems strengthening technical assistance encompassing different elements of a comprehensive supply chain.

GHSC-PSM conducts End-Use Verification (EUV) and research on Newborn Resuscitation, Supply Chain Management practice of MNCH commodities and storage practice of oxytocin as part of its program to ensure evidence-based decision making in supply chain systems strengthening. EUVs are conducted to verify access to critical public health commodities at SDPs and determine the performance of the supply chain in areas such as commodity availability and storage conditions. The results of the EUVs provide evidence for corrective actions and systems improvements as may be required. Accordingly, GHSC-PSM seeks to recruit EUV data collectors for the EUV survey. Twenty data collectors are required for EUV survey for approximately three weeks of data collection.

Assess Newborn Resuscitation Corner at Birthing Centers of Nepal to identify supply chain barrier in providing quality newborn health services and develop an actionable strategy to increase the availability of quality newborn resuscitation equipment. Assess supply chain management practice of MNCH commodities in selected birthing centers of Nepal, evaluate existing gaps and challenges and propose recommendations to ensure uninterrupted availability of these commodities. Assess distribution and storage practice of oxytocin at different tiers of health store will identify the storage practice of Oxytocin Injection at different level of Health Stores of Nepal. Twenty data collectors are required for MNCH Commodity Supply Chain Management and Injection Oxytocin Storage Practices for approximately two weeks of data collection.

Job Responsibilities

The principal tasks for EUV to be completed are as follows:

  • Participate in data collection at selected health facilities.
  • Ensure timely data entry for all data collected from health facilities visited each day
  • Attend to any issues or queries related to data quality that may arise during the process of data cleaning and entry.
  • Compile a trip report at the end of the exercise and submit to the project EUV team.
  • Manage efficiently the itinerary of the data collection sites to ensure the best use of available resources.
  • Perform other duties as may be assigned by the project EUV team.
  • The principal task for assessment of MNCH commodity availability and Inj. Oxytocin storage practices:
  • Coordinate with districts, LLGs and birthing centers for permission for data collection and schedule for interview.
  • Travel to field sites to collect and record data appropriate to the specific objectives of the study.
  • Conduct face-to-face interviews with participants in accordance with the predetermined questionnaires, data collection procedures and documentation protocols.
  • Entering data into a excel spreadsheet and uploading data in google drive.
  • Perform miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.

Required Qualification & Experience

Qualification & Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Pharmacy, Supply Chain Management, Public Health, or a health-related field is preferred.
  • Experience in data collection and active participation in previous research studies as a data collector is an added advantage.
  • Knowledge of the Health Commodity Supply System is an added advantage
  • The candidate must demonstrate special attention to detail.
  • Ability to interact with the various cadre of supply chain staff.
  • The candidate(s) should be readily available to commence assigned duties on the expected date.

Level of Effort and Location

  • Data Collection at District and up to the Service Delivery Points of different provinces of Nepal.

Supervision

  • EUV Data Collector Reports to M&E Director
  • MNCH Commodity Supply Chain Management and Inj. Oxytocin Storage Practices data collector reports to Sr. HSS Manager

How to Apply

Applications Instruction: Applicants are requested to send their CV and Cover letter at PSMNepalRecruitment@ghsc-psm.org Deadlines for the application is Thursday, July 15, 2021. No telephone calls are entertained

Chemonics is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in its selection and employment practices. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, or other legally protected characteristics.