International Expert on PAPI Research Quality Control (A-210601)

Location : Homebased with mission to Hanoi, Vietnam
Application Deadline :22-Jun-21 (Midnight New York, USA)
Additional Category :Management
Type of Contract :Individual Contract
Post Level :International Consultant
Languages Required :
Starting Date :
(date when the selected candidate is expected to start)
Expected Duration of Assignment :140 working days

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UNDP Vietnam is seeking for 01 International Expert on PAPI Research Quality Control (140 working days)

 Procurement Notice with enclosed TOR and evaluation criteria are in the attached files or can be downloaded from the below links:

The objectives of the assignment is to provide international expertise in and advice on research quality control for the PAPI initiative, in particular: 

  • doing sampling of PAPI populations using the PAPI sample framework and to provide quality control of PAPI surveys
  • overseeing real-time data collected from the tablet-based PAPI surveys and inform UNDP Viet Nam about any abnormality that needs concurrent attention and field intervention
  • calculating and applying survey weights necessary to construct the index and measure national trends
  • analyzing national aggregate data for special thematic chapters in the annual PAPI reports

Duties and Responsibilities

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Submission Deadline: ?Tuesday 22 June 2021


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Demonstrated in-depth knowledge of Vietnamese politics

Strong and proven competence in using STATA software for sampling and data analysis with large “n” databases

Proven experience in survey methodology and demonstrated expertise in quantitative approaches to governance measurement and analysis

A proven track record of international publications on governance, politics and/or related fields

Required Skills and Experience

PhD degree in political science and/or economics (an asset if Viet Nam related);

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