Request for Proposal to Conduct Project Baseline Survey

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Category:
Consultancy and Training, Social Sciences and Community
Location:
Addis Ababa 
Career Level:
Senior Level (5+ years experience)
Salary:

Job Description

Background

ChildFund Ethiopia is an international child focused NGO working to improve the wellbeing of deprived, excluded, and vulnerable children and families. We achieve positive change in communities in partnership with local organizations through our three core programs that improve education, health and livelihoods and achieve the outcomes of healthy and secure infants, educated and confident children and skilled and involved youth. ChildFund begun its operations in Ethiopia in 1971 and currently supports 13 community-based child development programs in Amhara, Oromia, SNNP regional states and Addis Ababa city administration.

With the aim of improving protection of vulnerable adolescent children from violence through access to quality child protection and response services ChildFund Ethiopia alongside the Joining Forces Alliance members will be implementing a two-year project titled “Joining Forces for Child Protection in Emergencies (JF-CPiE) in Amhara Regional State, South and North Wollo Zones, five woredas including IDP sites and host communities. The intervention is primary focus on children and their protection in emergencies. The project is based on differential and equity approaches that ensure the integration and inclusion of all people and communities considering diversity. The project will follow the Sphre Handbook and INSPIRE framework to ensure equal access for all groups of persons with and without disabilities. In this relation ChildFund Ethiopia is currently seeking the service of a team of independent consultants to undertake a baseline survey of the project.

Purpose of the Baseline Survey

The main purpose of the survey is to systematically gather baseline data at the beginning of the project so that progress and impact can be measured at the end of the project period. The assessment will also serve as the base measurement of key indicators of the project and hence initiates the project Monitoring and Evaluation systems.

Job Requirements

Requisite Qualification

The baseline survey will require an experienced multi-disciplinary team of consultants with experience in designing and conducting project baseline survey in development contexts. The requirements include the following.

  • Team members should have master's degrees in Development Studies, Sociology, Social Work, or related field (CVs required)
  • Each member should have extensive experience in conducting survey or research (7 to l0 years for team leader, 3-5 years for other members) and must have completed at least two high quality baseline studies or research projects in recent time and at least one of them being directly related to current project. Provision of sample work is required.
  • Demonstrated experience at national/international level in assessing child protection related situation in use of participatory appraisal and child friendly techniques in data collection responsive to gender.
  • Familiarity with national humanitarian context and the socio-cultural context of the target area.
  • Excellent writing and communication skills in English.
  • Strong experience in conducting similar evaluation escort with in-depth interviews, focus group discussions, participant-observation, and case studies, and qualitative data management and analysis.

How to Apply

Competent and interested consultants are requested to submit their proposal which include the following to ChildFund Ethiopia office address stated below. 

A technical proposal which includes a capability statement detailing suitability for the assignment, similar assignments undertaken, references for the same, CVs of the survey team members who will involve in the assignment. The proposal should also include proposed work plan and timeline for the activities Copies of legal documents need to be enclosed in the technical proposal

A separately sealed financial proposal to conduct the evaluation which should be inclusive of all associated costs to conduct the baseline study including data collection, travel costs and professional payments…

Interested consultants may collect the detailed ToR of the assignment from ChildFund Ethiopia office at the address stated below or alternatively send request for the ToR at email address [email protected]und.org

Closing date: the closing date for submission of proposal is July 28, 2022, 5:00PM in the afternoon.

ChildFund Ethiopia,

Bole Sub city - KebIe 03 H. No 2310

P. O. Box 5545- Tel: 011 661 29 28

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

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