Monday, 25 September 2017

Job Opportunity At Palladium-Household Financial Asset & Cash Flow Analyst


Other Dar es Salaam District Dar Es Salaam
Company Overview
Palladium is a global leader in the design, development and delivery of Positive Impact - the intentional creation of enduring social and economic value. We work with foundations, investors, governments, corporations, communities and civil society to formulate strategies and implement solutions that generate lasting social, environmental and financial benefits.
For the past 50 years, we have been making Positive Impact possible. With a team of more than 2,500 employees operating in 90 plus countries and a global network of more than 35,000 technical experts, Palladium has improved - and is committed to continuing to improve - economies, societies and most importantly, people's lives.
Palladium is a child-safe organisation, and screens applicants for suitability to work with children. We also provide equal employment to all participants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, gender, age, disability, sexual orientation, veteran or marital status.
Project Overview and Role
Project Overview
The MEASURE Evaluation Project, based at the Carolina Population Center at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC), is a global health project funded by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID). MEASURE Evaluation focuses on monitoring and evaluation (M&E) of population, health, and nutrition programs and improving health sector decision-making. In Tanzania, the Project received an Associate Award from USAID/Tanzania that is anticipated to run from 2014 ? 2019.
MEASURE Evaluation Tanzania is supporting USAID to evaluate community savings and loan groups that are implemented within the PEPFAR-USAID program that supports orphans and vulnerable children, Kizazi Kipya. This evaluation is a mixed-methods evaluation that will include both household surveys and case studies. Within the case studies, we will collect routine data on household financial assets, including cash inflows, cash outflows, assets and liabilities. This consultancy is specific to providing technical assistance on the analysis of household asset data, as well as on existing, draft data collection tools.
Period of Performance and Reporting
The period of performance will be for up to 18 months, starting in October 2017, and involve up to 28 days of work. The consultant will work in collaboration with MEASURE Evaluation counterparts to review the study questions and draft an analysis plan, update the already-existing data collection tools, finalize the analysis plan and support data analysis. The consultant will report to Palladium counterparts through email, phone calls and in-person meetings.
The consultant will review the existing study questions and provide recommendations on financial indicators and the required analysis to answer these questions. MEASURE Evaluation has already drafted an introductory questionnaire and financial diary tool that the consultant will work from. The consultant will draft an analysis plan that outlines the analysis required to answer the study questions. The consultant will present this draft analysis plan back to the MEASURE Evaluation team for discussion. After discussing the draft analysis plan, the consultant will review and revise already-existing draft data collection tools (focusing on the financial diary tool). The consultant will present the tools back to the MEASURE Evaluation team for discussion. The consultant will then finalize the data analysis plan based on the final data collection tools. The consultant will then support the analysis of financial data, as requested.
Tasks with specific estimated time to completion are as follows:
TaskEstimated # of days
  1. Develop and present a draft analysis plan based on study questions
  2. Draft data collection tools
  3. Finalize analysis plan
  4. Analyse data
    Up to 15 daysTotal28
Requirements Required
• Master?s degree in statistics, economics, monitoring & evaluation or a related field
• Minimum of 3 years? experience in leading and/or participating in household financial analysis
• Experiencing designing tools to capture household-level cash flow data, assets and liabilities, including financial diaries)
• Experience in and knowledge of implementing and/or evaluating large community savings and loan groups
• Experience analysing large sets of quantitative household-level cash flow, asset and liability data
• Fluency in English
• Based in Tanzania with legal authorization to consult, or prior experience working in Tanzania
• Experience working in PEPFAR programming, specifically orphans and vulnerable children programs

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