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Consultants wanted; Comprehensive Baseline Survey


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Rift Valley Children and Women Development Organization (RCWDO)


Oromia, Ethiopia 


Economics-Development, Science-Agro

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Job Description:

Consultancy Announcement      

Rift Valley Children and Women Development Organization (RCWDO) was established in 1993 and is currently registered as Ethiopian Resident Charity. Currently, it is working in five zones of Oromia Regional state in partnership with various international NGOs. Among these it has been implementing a project on "Resilience Strengthening through Promotion of a Climate Smart Livelihood Approach (SEWOH)" in Ginir & Sawena Woreda in Bale Zone of Oromia Region in partnership with Kindernothilfe e.v through funding of German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) and Kindernothilfe e.v.
Now, it is planning to undertake comprehensive base line survey to serve as benchmarking for the project in two project targeted woredas and communities. The organization wants to hire competent consulting firm who will be able to assign at least three persons knowledgeable about Food Security Project and PM and E to undertake the intended baseline survey.

Objective of the evaluation
The specific objective of the baseline survey is aimed at generating /establishing baseline information on certain project outcome indicators identified and listed in this TOR to serve as benchmark for future reference & tracking changes due to the project. In other words, analyzing the information collected and organizing it in a concise report will remain imperative just to compare it against end line survey or changes brought by the project after four and half year of its implementation.

Job Requirements:

Competence of the consultant
The consulting firm or freelance consultant should have sufficient experience and professionalism in project or program evaluation, in conducting baseline survey and outcome evaluations especially in the area of food security project management and promotion of different livelihood options.
Educational qualification: Master's Degree in Development Studies, and other relevant fields particularly the consultant/s should possess at least BA degree in the area of food security while professional training, expertise and experience in nutrition, hygiene and food security survey is a must.
Be able to submit letter of application along with concise/clear technical and financial proposal of not more than 15 pages (excluding attachments) within the set time frame.
Own interpreter or competency in Afan Oromo (the local language) is highly required
Recent and summarized Curriculum Vitae (CV) of the professionals involved in the evaluation including gender composition of its team.
General profile of the consultant(s) and/or consulting firm and samples of related works to prove organization capacity and competence.

How To Apply:

Interested consulting firm with renewed license for 2009 E.C can collect the detail TOR for the work from the organization appearing in person and prepare detail technical and financial proposal to undertake the baseline survey and submit with detail CV and other documents that show professionalism of the firm or the team in sealed envelope until June 26, 2017 to: Rift valley Children and Women Development Organization (RCWDO) office, located around Gurd ShoIla, CMC Road, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. For further information contact project focal person through Telephone +251-11-647 83 82

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