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19-075: Multi-sectoral Needs Assessment
Country:Jordan
Department:Humanitarian Response
  
Essential Job Duties/Scope of Work:

International Medical Corps is a global humanitarian nonprofit organization dedicated to saving lives and relieving suffering through health care training and relief and development programs.

Established in 1984 by volunteer doctors and nurses, International Medical Corps is a private, voluntary, nonpolitical, nonsectarian organization. Its mission is to improve the quality of life through health interventions and related activities that build local capacity in areas worldwide. By offering training and health care to local populations and medical assistance to people at high risk, and with the flexibility to respond rapidly to emergency situations, International Medical Corps rehabilitates devastated health care systems and helps bring them back to self-reliance.

Purpose of the assignment

  • The purpose of this Multi-Sectoral Needs assessment is to allow International Medical Corps to understand the key gaps and learn about the needs of the affected populations in different locations. The findings of the needs assessment will inform the current and future strategic planning of International Medical Corps.  Scope of the assignment The assessment intends to cover following aspects:
  • The needs assessment will focus on the people’s needs that falls within International Medical Corps programming scope in the targeted areas, which includes: Medical, Nutrition, Physical Rehabilitation, MHPSS, Child protection, and GBV sectors.
  • The assessment will be conducted in the catchment areas and other locations identified by the field team
  • The assessment will include service-mapping component to identify the gaps in service provision in the targeted areas. 
  • The assessment will also include needs and priorities change from previous assessments conducted by IMC, and any available assessments provided by the clusters or partners, and will look into the dynamics of the situation in the targeted areas that affects these needs. 

Deliverables Description

The consultant will be required to perform the following tasks:

  • Consult with program/MEAL management to determine the best methodology, sampling and approach to conduct the assessment.
  • Provide the tools to be used for the assessment and finalize it in collaboration with program/MEAL team.
  • Desk review for the available tools, reports, service mapping and 4Ws from different actors and the related clusters for triangulation purposes and for service mapping.
  • Identify resources and time needed for the needs assessment and provide a specific work plan for the assessment
  • Provide detailed inception report that includes sample size, tools, team composition, work plan, and other related information.
  • Train the field staff on the data collection tools 
  • Follow-uInternational Medical Corps is a global, humanitarian, nonprofit organization dedicated to saving lives and relieving suffering through health care training and relief and development programs.
  • Established in 1984 by volunteer doctors and nurses, International Medical Corps is a private, voluntary, nonpolitical, nonsectarian organization. Its mission is to improve the quality of life through health interventions and related activities that build local capacity in underserved communities worldwide. By offering training and health care to local populations and medical assistance to people at highest risk, and with the flexibility to respond rapidly to emergency situations, International Medical Corps rehabilitates devastated health care systems and helps bring them back to self-reliance.
  • Purpose of the assignment
  • The purpose of this Multi-Sectoral Needs assessment is to allow International Medical Corps to understand the key gaps and learn about the needs of the affected populations in different locations. The findings of the needs assessment will inform the current and future strategic planning of International Medical Corps.  Scope of the assignment The assessment intends to cover following aspects:
  • The needs assessment will focus on the people’s needs that falls within International Medical Corps programming scope in the targeted areas, which includes: Medical, Nutrition, Physical Rehabilitation, MHPSS, Child protection, and GBV sectors.
  • The assessment will be conducted in the catchment areas and other locations identified by the field team
  • The assessment will include service-mapping component to identify the gaps in service provision in the targeted areas. 
  • The assessment will also include needs and priorities change from previous assessments conducted by IMC, and any available assessments provided by the clusters or partners, and will look into the dynamics of the situation in the targeted areas that affects these needs.
  • Deliverables Description
  • The consultant will be required to perform the following tasks:
  • Consult with program/MEAL management to determine the best methodology, sampling and approach to conduct the assessment.
  • Provide the tools to be used for the assessment and finalize it in collaboration with program/MEAL team.
  • Desk review for the available tools, reports, service mapping and 4Ws from different actors and the related clusters for triangulation purposes and for service mapping.
  • Identify resources and time needed for the needs assessment and provide a specific work plan for the assessment
  • Provide detailed inception report that includes sample size, tools, team composition, work plan, and other related information.
  • Train the field staff on the data collection tools 
  • Follow-up with the field staff on daily basis and inform IMC team about the progress.
  • Conduct debriefing and a presentation meeting to share the preliminary findings and validate them with the IMC team. 
  • Provide final report and the inclusion of IMC team comments.
  • Code of Conduct
  • All Consultants are required to adhered to  and promote International Medical Corps shared responsibility and obligation to report matters involving Sexual Exploitation & Abuse, Trafficking in Persons, Child Safeguarding and any suggested violation to our Code of Conduct which may involve Conflicts of Interest, Fraud, Corruption or Harassment.  If you see, hear or are aware of any suggested activities then you have an obligation to report to International Medical Corps.
  • p with the field staff on daily basis and inform IMC team about the progress.
  • Conduct debriefing and a presentation meeting to share the preliminary findings and validate them with the IMC team. 
  • Provide final report and the inclusion of IMC team comments. 

Code of Conduct
All Consultants are required to adhered to  and promote International Medical Corps shared responsibility and obligation to report matters involving Sexual Exploitation & Abuse, Trafficking in Persons, Child Safeguarding and any suggested violation to our Code of Conduct which may involve Conflicts of Interest, Fraud, Corruption or Harassment.  If you see, hear or are aware of any suggested activities then you have an obligation to report to International Medical Corps.


 
Qualifications:

Experience

  • The consultant should be experienced in the Syrian context.
  • At least 5 years of demonstrated experience related to Humanitarian Needs Assessments, evaluations and overall M&E field. 

Competency

  • Excellent analytical skills using mixed methods of Correlation/Regression, Test of statistical inference, Descriptive, Thematic or Narrative analysis
  • Excellent capacity building skills in remote management environment.
  • Excellent written and spoken English skills, Arabic is a plus.

Equal Opportunity

International Medical Corps is proud to provide equal consultancy opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, age, disability or status as a veteran.