Deadline of this Job: 28 August 2022
About Pact
At the heart of Pact is the promise of a better tomorrow. A nonprofit international development organization founded in 1971, Pact works on the ground in nearly 40 countries to improve the lives of those who are challenged by poverty and marginalization. We serve these communities because we envision a world where everyone owns their future. To do this, we build systemic solutions in partnership with local organizations, businesses, and governments that create sustainable and resilient communities where those we serve are heard, capable, and vibrant. Pact is a recognized global leader in international development.

Project Overview
Pact Zambia is currently providing Technical Assistance to the Centre for Infectious Diseases Research in Zambia who are implementing the USAID Controlling HIV Epidemic for Key and Underserved Populations (CHEKUP I) project which is a five-year project. The program’s purpose is to enhance Zambians’ health by preventing new HIV infections in priority and critical populations, such as teenage girls and young women, adolescent boys and young men, individuals living with HIV, mobile populations, discordant couples, and key populations. The project takes a targeted evidence-based approach, maximizing the impact of USAID resources by focusing on where the greatest gains can be achieved: in high prevalence districts, especially those that are densely populated; targeting population groups that are at high risk of becoming infected or infecting others; and by tailoring approaches to different segments of the population to address key drivers of the epidemic.
Pact Zambia, USAID CHEKUP I, is seeking proposals from organizations and/or firms to design and conduct STATA training. The consultant primary expertise required: substantive expertise in managing surveys. Experience in education project monitoring and evaluation or survey management; Excellent computer and other IT skills, good command of statistical application such as STATA and SPSS. A recognized institutional member of the national monitoring and evaluation association

The Main objective and responsibility of the consultancy:
The services of a Consulting Firm shall be contracted to design and conduct a STATA training to the M&E staffs of pact Zambia on the CHEKUP I project in data analysis using STATA software;
The specific objective of the STATA Training are;
1. To strengthening the skills of the M&E team on how STATA can be using in analyzing data from DHIS2 to generate descriptive statistics, as well as carry out multiple linear regression and correlation analysis of those data. In particular, the consultancy should train the M&E team in the following methods:
• basic file management and simple data analysis such as opening, reading files, combining and modifying data, and saving files,
• documenting data files with variable labels and value labels
• generating new variables using various functions and operations
• creating tables to describe the distribution of continuous and discrete variables
• creating tables to describe the relationships between two or more variables
• using regression and correlation analysis to study the impact of a variables on another variable
• testing hypotheses using statistical methods

Deliverables:
A. The consultant will deliver the following key deliverables to be submitted one week prior to commencement of the training:
1. Detailed activity level budget plan for the STATA training for 20 people;
2. Training schedule
B. The consultant will deliver the following key deliverable on day one of the training:
1. STATA licensed software for the participants
C. The consultant will deliver the following key deliverables two weeks after the training:
1. The final training report.
2. Institutional branded certificates for the participants

Specific tasks:
The consultant will deliver the following task during the training:
1. Develop sample survey questionnaire for the training demos
2. Create the dataset together with the participants using the sample questionnaire
3. Demonstrate the data entry into the dataset using some filled in questionnaires
4. Demonstrate the data cleaning using the dataset
5. Create the data analysis plan and analysis output
6. Demonstrate the data analysis using STATA

Educational background and Work experience:
1. Master’s degree in statistics or other social sciences disciplines such population studies, demography, public health or monitoring and evaluation from a recognized university.
2. A doctorate (Ph.D.) in the qualifications above will be an added advantage
3. At least 5 years of professional experience in STATA trainings with a strong experience in applied statistical theory and techniques to design, plan and manage data collection and processing efforts for large scale surveys using STATA.
4. Good facilitation skills and excellent writing skills in English;
Desirable competencies:
• Excellent planning and facilitation skills;
• Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously and flexibly;
• Strong analytical and presentation skills;
• Ability to research, analyze and present complex information as demonstrated by past work experience and references;

Deadline of this Job: 26 August 2022
JOB DETAILS:
Request for Quotations for Borehole Drilling and Testing Services
Company Description

SNV Netherlands Development Organisation
SNV Netherlands Development Organization (SNV) is a non-for-profit international development organization founded in the Netherlands in 1965, with local presence in over 25 developing countries in Asia, Africa and Latin America. SNV provides advisory services, knowledge networking and supporting advocacy in the agriculture, water, sanitation and hygiene and renewable energy sectors. Driven by the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), SNV makes a lasting difference in the lives of people living in poverty by helping them raise incomes and access basic services.
The INCREASE Project
SNV Netherlands Development Organization is implementing a project inspired by concepts and lessons from SILMS and E4A projects (an agricultural and a biogas project respectively). The project is called INCREASE (Increasing Climate Resilience in Energy and Agricultural Systems and Entrepreneurship). The INCREASE project is a 7 million Euros SIDA funded project promoting climate resilience in energy, agriculture, and food systems.
The INCREASE project’s goal is to address the major challenge of climate change that farmers, agribusinesses, and SMEs are facing. To achieve this, the project strengthens the adaptive capacity of agricultural and energy systems as well as the promotion of climate smart (CS) diversification practices and productive use of renewable energy.
As the project aims to address the major challenge/s of climate change that farmers, agribusinesses and SMEs are facing using a value chain approach, the project intends to set up irrigation schemes in 12 demo plots. These demo plots are already established Increase models that were set up in 2021 during the rainy season, but will need further irrigation during the dry season to ensure the crops get established as well as assist farmers to grow winter crops.
The irrigation schemes shall be developed and implemented in three (3) provinces and eight (8) district/locations.
SNV Netherlands Development Organisation, Zambia office, seeks specialised services for borehole Geophysical site survey, borehole drilling, water quality and pump testing for 12 borehole sites located in Southern, Eastern and Central Province.

Job Description

SNV Netherlands Development Organization is implementing a project inspired by concepts and lessons from SILMS and E4A projects (an agricultural and a biogas project respectively). The project is called INCREASE (Increasing Climate Resilience in Energy and Agricultural Systems and Entrepreneurship). The INCREASE project is a 7 million Euros SIDA funded project promoting climate resilience in energy, agriculture, and food systems.
The INCREASE project’s goal is to address the major challenge of climate change that farmers, agribusinesses, and SMEs are facing. To achieve this, the project strengthens the adaptive capacity of agricultural and energy systems as well as the promotion of climate smart (CS) diversification practices and productive use of renewable energy.
As the project aims to address the major challenge/s of climate change that farmers, agribusinesses and SMEs are facing using a value chain approach, the project intends to set up irrigation schemes in 12 demo plots. These demo plots are already established Increase models that were set up in 2021 during the rainy season, but will need further irrigation during the dry season to ensure the crops get established as well as assist farmers to grow winter crops.
The irrigation schemes shall be developed and implemented in three (3) provinces and eight (8) district/locations.
SNV Netherlands Development Organisation, Zambia office, seeks specialised services for borehole Geophysical site survey, borehole drilling, water quality and pump testing for 12 borehole sites located in Southern, Eastern and Central Province.
Qualifications

Consultant Mandatory requirements
1. Financial Proposal/Quotation
2. Organisation Profile
3. Certificate of Incorporation
4. TPIN Certificate
5. Valid Tax Clearance Certificate
6. Proof of Physical address – Water bill or Electricity bill
7. Latest Bank Statement for the past three months
8. Three Recommendations from similar assignments
Detailed specifications and requirements are well stated in the RFQ attached to this link -Terms of Reference

Additional Information
Application Criteria:
• Only electronic submissions will be accepted.
• Submission should be made through zambiaprocurement@snv.org not later than 17:30hrs, 1st September 2022.
• For any clarifications, contact zambiaprocurement@snv.org.
Note: SNV Zambia may request for necessary and/or more information during the evaluation. SNV will only contact the successful bidder (s) within the period of 2 weeks from the closing date of submission.
Deadline of this Job: 25 August 2022
Position Description:
The position requires someone who possesses a basic level of knowledge about a tourist Destination and a good knowledge of Travel Products/Packages in Africa.
The applicant must also have a good geographical understanding of a destination and other regions in Africa, as well as the basic day-to-day travel logistics required.
Applicant must be able to advise clients about Products/Packages mostly based on research and training.
Applicant must have excellent sales skills, and be detail-oriented and good at communicating in order to provide efficient customer service.
Core Competencies:
• Sales Ability Potential – Sales Driven
• Handle high volume enquiries
• Good level of understanding of Africa as a whole
• Confidently sell Products/Packages within Livingstone.
• Very good Product Knowledge and basic logistical understanding
• Qualifications:
• Travel Industry Work Experience: Minimum 1 year
• Certificate/ Diploma in Travel & Tourism
• Excellent communication skills
• Adequate knowledge of Microsoft word and excel.
• Conversant with the English language
• Customer oriented.