Land and Corruption in Africa Program – Consultant for research and data analysis
Application Closing Date - 31 Aug 2019
Job Start Date - 15 Sep, 2019
Duration - 15 September to 15 December 2019
Location - Remote
Transparency International (TI) is the global civil society organisation leading the fight against corruption. Through more than 100 chapters worldwide and an international secretariat in Berlin, Germany, TI raises awareness of the damaging effects of corruption and works with partners in government, business and civil society to develop and implement effective measures to tackle it.
The Transparency International Secretariat (TI-S) in Berlin is seeking a consultant to analyse large sets of data and information generated by its Land and Corruption in Africa Programme, and to review, update, complement and finalise the programme baseline. The data and information are generated through both quantitative and qualitative research techniques, including field surveys and focus groups results. The aim of the consultancy is to update data gathered in six countries in Sub-Sahara Africa, to present the main findings, and contribute to develop a sharable dataset.
- Update empirical research findings on the database
- Contribute to develop the land programme database
- Review and finalise the land programme baseline analysis and compare it with current findings
EXPECTED DELIVERABLES AND TIMELINE
- Update of database and information system finalised for feedback by mid-October 2019,
- Baseline analysis and comparative analysis report finalised for feedback by mid-November 2019,
- Final report by mid-December 2019.
All presentations and reports are to be submitted in English, in electronic form, in accordance with the deadlines stipulated above. The Consultant is responsible for editing and quality control of language. The TI Secretariat retains the sole rights with respect to all distribution, dissemination and publication of the deliverables.
The Consultant should have the following qualifications:
- Significant experience in research on land (desk-based, empirical: quantitative and qualitative);
- Excellent knowledge of data analysis;
- Experience in governance-related (ideally, anti-corruption) work;
- Fluency in English;
- Good working knowledge of French.
REMUNERATION AND COSTS
The Consultants should provide their estimated total fee as a lump sum or as standard daily or hourly rates, before any VAT or other charges.
For Consultants based in the EU, EEA and Switzerland
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The application should include the following documents in English:
- Business proposal including budget
- Motivation letter and Curriculum Vitae
- One sample of relevant previous work (confidentiality guaranteed).
- Completed VAT Form for Tenders/Vendor Form (Only for Consultants based in the EU, EEA and Switzerland)
Please indicate “Land Program Research Analyst” in the subject line of your email application. Applications should be sent in English by email to firstname.lastname@example.org by close of business of 31/08/2019.
Please note that only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.
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