Job at International Labour Organisation (ILO) for a Study Coordinator

The ILO Office in Abuja covers Nigeria, Ghana, Liberia, Sierra Leone, The Gambia and Liaison office for ECOWAS provides technical and advisory services to the ILO Constituents (Government, Workers and Employers’ Organizations) in these countries.

We are recruiting to fill the position of:

Job Title: Study Coordinator – Consultancy to coordinate a quantitate research on trafficking, forced labour and children associated with armed forces and groups
Location: Nigeria
Contract type: Short term consultancy
Contract Duration:51 work days within a period of four months
Start and End Date: 1 April 2017 to 30 June 2017 (tentative)

  • To provide technical leadership and coordination in conducting three probabilistic surveys to estimate the number of victims of trafficking, forced labour and child recruitment, among IDPs in Nigeria, South Sudan and Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).

Overall Tasks and Responsibilities

  • The Study Coordinator will be overall responsible for the timely completion of the survey and the finalisation of the survey report. He/she will take over from the point up to which the SSC has undertaken activities and see to the completion of the survey. The main tasks and deliverables of the Study Coordinator are listed in the table below.

Tasks (please see attachment for details):

  • Finalise the Survey questionnaire
  • Develop the survey protocol
  • Oversee data cleaning
  • Oversee data entry
  • Analyse data, draft survey report and share with SSC
  • Plan validation workshop,
  • Present draft report at validation workshop
  • Finalise the survey report
  • Localise Pre-test and finalise the questionnaire
  • Train IOM enumerators
  • Oversee data collection

Time frame/Key Milestones:

  • Questionnaire and survey protocol finalised by 15th April
  • Data collection completed by 31st May
  • Data entry and analysis concluded by 15th June
  • Draft report shared by 30th June
  • Validation workshop conducted by 10th July
  • Final report and estimates produced by 15th July

Required Qualifications

  • Advanced university degree (Masters or above) in statistics, social sciences, human rights, conflict studies or a related field.
  • Very good knowledge of surveys, qualitative and quantitative research and analysis
  • Sound analytical and writing skills and proven ability to write concise, informative, and accurate reports in understandable terms.
  • Able to work under time-pressure and deliver work of outstanding quality.
  • Fluency and a high level of competency in English is a must. A working knowledge of French will be highly advantageous.
  • At least 10 years relevant experience including in conducting surveys in conflict settings and among vulnerable populations..
  • Very good knowledge of conflict dynamics, human rights monitoring, protection monitoring.


  • First instalment of 30% of the fees upon satisfactory completion of tasks 1 to 4.
  • Second instalment of 20% of the fees upon satisfactory completion of tasks 4 to 5.
  • Third and final installment of 50% upon satisfactory completion of all other remaining tasks.
  • In addition, the consultant will be paid DSA according to standard UN rates for travel undertaken for the assignment.

Note: Candidates should use the format for the subject line titled: Pilot Study Consultancy.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send a brief covering note explaining their suitability for this assignment and indicating their expected daily fee, together with their CV’s to: [email protected]

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Application Deadline: 15th of March 2017.

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