Organization: ECPAT International
Closing date: 11 Jan 2021
ECPAT International is a global network of organisations working together for the elimination of the sexual exploitation of children. It currently consists of 122 members working at national and local levels in 104 countries. The ECPAT International Secretariat is based in Bangkok, Thailand and provides services like technical support and information, coordination of multi-national projects, and holds workshops and other educational forums to extend and exchange knowledge among members in different countries. It also conducts and coordinates research and represents and advocates on key issues at the international level on behalf of the network.
The ECPAT International research department is currently managing two research projects which include data collection via surveys of frontline welfare workers in 15 countries via our members.
LOT 1: Global Boys Initiative (9 x 100 case data-sets)
ECPAT International is coordinating a multi-stakeholder Global Boys’ Initiative to explore the sexual exploitation of boys. The initiative includes data collection from surveys with up to 100 frontline workers in each of 9 countries that explores the access to, and quality and effectiveness, of welfare support services regarding sexual exploitation and abuse that are available to boys. This tool includes both quantitative items (mostly multiple choice, some numeric data) and qualitative items (short answer items).
LOT 2: Voices of Survivors project (6x 100 case data-sets)
ECPAT International has entered into a partnership with the WePROTECT Global Alliance to conduct important research that puts the voices of survivors of online child sexual exploitation at the forefront of the response to this problem. The project will be implemented in three countries in Latin America and three in Eastern Europe. Data collection from surveys with up to 100 frontline workers will be conducted in each of 6 countries to measure the quality and effectiveness of welfare support services for survivors of online child sexual exploitation and abuse. This tool includes both quantitative items (mostly multiple choice, some numeric data) and qualitative items (short answer items).
Key areas of responsibility
For each lot applied for, the Consultant will collaborate with the ECPAT Research Team to:
Design an analysis plan based on the survey used for data collection. This plan will be approved by ECPAT Research Team.
Complete initial cleaning of raw data sets. (ECPAT will coordinate translation of qualitative data to English prior to sharing raw data sets).
Liaise with ECPAT Research Team and in some cases directly with member organisations to clarify issues that arise in cleaning, with translation of qualitative data.
Conduct data analysis for each country data set.
Generate a draft report for each country data set.
Accommodate one round of feedback on each draft report from the ECPAT Research Team.
Track record of research projects in social sciences;
Demonstrated ability to work autonomously to meet agreed objectives;
Strong communication skills and experience with science communication;
Demonstrated commitment to ECPAT’s mission and values.
Demonstrated intermediate knowledge of statistics;
Proficiency with data analysis software (e.g. Excel, SPSS, STATA);
Knowledge of online survey tools (Alchemer platform a plus);
Track record of high quality research, preferably in related area;
Excellent capacity to write for different audiences;
Fluency in English.
Qualifications & Experience
Bachelors level qualification in statistics, Masters an advantage;
Some experience with the international development working context desirable but not essential
Design an analysis plan based on survey tools to be agreed by ECPAT: 14 February 2021
Develop and agree on template outline for country reports (based on analysis plan):28 February 2021
Complete cleaning of raw data sets and preliminary analysis of 9 and/or 6 country data sets:(as sets received, between March-May 2021)
Complete draft reports for 9 and/or 6 countries:31 May 2021
Accommodate one round of feedback to finalise each country report.:30 June 2021
Lot 1: 50 days work (5 days preparation, approximately 5 days per country, including analysis, report writing and accommodating feedback)
Lot 2: 40 days work (10 days preparation, approximately 5 days per country, including analysis, report writing and accommodating feedback)
- It is expected that this short-term consultancy will be completed between February 2021 and June 2021.
Management and Reporting Arrangements
The Consultant will report to the Head of Research and Policy of ECPAT International, Mark Kavenagh but will also work closely with the project leads for the Global Boys Initiative and the Voices of Survivors Project.
This is a home-based position; the consultant will work from home but should be available online during hours agreed with the Head of Research, and for Lot 1 be available for communication with different time zones.
All discussions and documents relating to this Terms of Reference will be treated as confidential by the parties.
The Consultant is expected to act at all times in a manner consistent with the values of ECPAT International and in compliance with the organisation’s policies and procedures including Child Safeguarding Policy and the Staff Code of Conduct.
How to apply:
Expression of interest: please send CV and short cover email, including requested daily rate, to email@example.com
Mention in the subject header: your name and “Survey Data Analyst”
Interested candidates can apply for one Lot only, or for both Lots.
Deadline: 11 January 2021