Christoffel Blinden Mission (CBM) is recruiting for fulltime State Consultant - Knowledge, Attitude And Practice (KAP) Study.
Christoffel Blinden Mission (CBM), is a Christian international development organisation, committed to improving the quality of life of people with disabilities in the poorest communities of the world irrespective of race, gender or religious belief.
We are hereby inviting reputable research organizations and or suitably qualified research fellows for the position below:
Job Title: State Consultant - Knowledge, Attitude and Practice (KAP) Study
Location: Nigeria Slots: 2 x 5 States = 10
Seeing is Believing (SiB) is managed by a consortium comprising of Christoffel Blinden Mission (CBM) International and Brien Holden Vision Institute (BHVI).
The project seeks to improve access to comprehensive eye health services for children. The project will address the avoidable, preventable and treatable causes of blindness and visual impairment among children aged 0-14 in selected states of Nigeria.
Equal access to both male and female, as well as people with other disability will also be ensured on the project.
The components of the project include; Promotion, Prevention, Medical and Rehabilitation/Education.
SiB is being implemented in 11 States, across 4 geopolitical zones in the country, with each zone referred to as a cluster– Cluster 1 (South-West- Oyo, Osun, Ogun); Cluster 2 (North-Central- FCT, Nasarawa, Plateau); Cluster 3 (North-West- Kano, Katsina and Jigawa); and Cluster 4 (South-South- Cross Rivers and Akwa-Ibom).
Proposed SiB KAP Study
Seeing is Believing (SiB) is now inviting reputable research organizations and or suitably qualified research fellows who wish to participate in the proposed SiB KAP study to apply.
Organizations should endeavor to enclose their profile and capability statement detailing their past experience in undertaking similar studies while individuals should enclose their CV and suitability statement describing their qualifications and experience in the field of qualitative and quantitative research study.
The survey will be conducted over a period of eight (8) weeks. From July 5 to August 30, 2017.
Aims and Objectives
The primary aim of this KAP study is to examine the knowledge, attitude and practice of various stakeholders including policy makers, traditional and religious leaders, community members and health care providers towards Child Eye health (CEH).
This survey will be conducted using a combination of both qualitative and quantitative methodologies.
Scope of Work In order to achieve the study objectives as stated above, the successful candidate, together with the study team will accomplish tasks as outlined below:
Develop research protocol
Conduct desk review
Develop data collection tools, field test and finalize tools
Train local enumerators, FGD moderators and note takers
Carry out field work for data collection
These will serve as FGD & KII moderators and Note takers: Each team will comprise of 1 male and 1 female). Each team is expected to conduct six FGDs and six IDIs with various target groups covering the three geopolitical zones in their assigned States.
Contribute to the pre-test, review and finalization of study tools
Moderate the focus groups and manage data collection, on-site.
Guide note-taking and recording of discussion using midgets to record the FGDs and IDIs discussions.
Guide the transcription of FGDs and IDIs notes.
Contribute to the analysis of findings, with the use of qualitative software.
Type the FGDs and IDIs discussions from the midgets for comparison with the hand written notes.
Min Required Experience:
At least an advanced University Degree/or a Degree in Social, Behavioural or Health Sciences
Five (5) year experience conducting qualitative research especially in moderating and note taking during group sessions
Full availability in the study State is required throughout the study duration
Either Hausa/Yoruba/Efik language is highly desirable depending on the study location.
How to Apply Interested and qualified research organizations and individuals should send their applications - See more at: http://www. /hotjobs/131057/state-consultants-at-christoffel-blinden-mission-c.html#sthash.svB4ETva.dpuf
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