REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL: CONSULTANT TO LEAD – END-OF-PROJECT EVALUATION – SIKAI PROJECT

World Vision International Nepal

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REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL:  CONSULTANT TO LEAD – END-OF-PROJECT EVALUATION – SIKAI PROJECT

World Vision International Nepal (WVI Nepal) is a child focused relief, development and advocacy organization that has been transforming the lives of vulnerable people and disaster affected communities since 2001. WVI Nepal has been implementing multi-sectoral programs partnering with local communities, civil societies, government and the private sector. Currently, WVI Nepal has long-term development programmes in Udayapur, Sarlahi, Mahottari, Rautahat, Sindhuli, Kathmandu, Lamjung, Jumla, Dailekh, Jajarkot, Kailali, Achham, Doti, Bajhang, and Kanchanpur across six provinces of Nepal out of seven provinces (except Lumbini Province), covering Nutrition Resilience & Livelihood, Inclusive Quality Education and Protection and Community Engagement Sponsorship Program. 

World Vision’s Sikai (‘learning’ in the local language): Strengthening Inclusive Education Project in Nepal, aims to improve education access, participation and achievement for children in and out of school, with a specific focus on caste, disability, ethnicity and gender, reaching 61,904 beneficiaries in Sarlahi district of Nepal over five years of implementation.

WVI Nepal is looking for potential Nepalese Consultant Service Provides to undertake the following assignment:

1.  Consultancy Service: END OF PROJECT EVALUATION – SIKAI PROJECT

The prime purpose of this End line evaluation is to examine the extent to which Sikai Project has been successful to achieve its goal and outcomes. The specific objectives of the evaluation are:

  1. Measure the effectiveness of the project by comparing the baseline result to the end line survey result based on goal and outcome level indicators.
  2. Evaluate the impact of the project in reference to its goals and outcomes, with focus on intersectionality of caste/ ethnicity, gender and disability. 
  3. Assess projects’ sustainability in the light of social norms/practices change at community, family, and at the system level (local s)
  4. Document the lesson learnt, challenges, barriers, good practices for future inclusive education projects and local government demonstrating accountability. Provide evidence on the effectiveness of successful project interventions/components for local government to use.

The end-line evaluation process will be supported by two types of consultants (i) national consultant for overall execution of the study and (ii) international consultant for quality assurance at each step of the process. The national consultant will be responsible for overall execution of the evaluation starting January, 2024 and completed by 20 June, 2024.

The consultant can be a research team from an academic institution or research firm who have competency and experiences of conducting project evaluation or mid-term assessment study particularly in inclusive education sector and Gender Equality, Disability and Social Inclusion (GEDSI). 

Qualification for Principal Investigator:

Master’s degree in Education, Social Science, Demography or related discipline with minimum five years’ experience in conducting similar studies.

Skills and experience:

  • Have more than 5 years of experience on carrying out assessment, evaluation research and studies in inclusive education sector. 
  • Have published papers or reports in education sector within past two years. 
  • Demonstrated experience in study design using methodological variation, varied tools and data analysis. 
  • Expert in research, project evaluation, Monitoring & Evaluation methodologies
  • Experience of using advanced statistical tools (eg. STATA, SPSS etc) 
  • Experience of working on consultative process
  • Excellent knowledge and understanding of research methodologies and processes
  • Excellent knowledge and understanding of GEDSI programming and the local context.
  • Experience in gathering and systematizing large volume of data;
  • Experience in working on cultural, humanitarian and related social issues. 
  • Experience of working with women and children (including children with disability) using participatory methods

Based on the details outlined above, interested agencies/firms are requested to submit a technical proposal highlighting some review of relevant literature, detailed methodological description, study timeline and team composition. 

Along with technical proposal, interested parties are also requested to submit a financial proposal to enable the delivery of the required objectives. The document should have annexed bio-data of the core study team members and a copy of one recently completed work of similar nature for reference.

The detailed Terms of Reference [TOR] can be accessed via email to npl_supplychain@wvi.org with subject line: “Request for TOR – END OF PROJECT EVALUATION – SIKAI PROJECT” 

on or before 4 December 2023.

The date for submission of due Technical & Financial Proposal is 6 December 2023

Interested firms/VAT registered consultants fulfilling the criteria mentioned above may send in their complete ‘Technical proposals and financial proposal separately’ on or before 6 August to the email address mentioned below:

Contact Email for TOR and RFP Document : npl_supplychain@wvi.org

Contact Email to submit Technical & Financial Proposals : npl_scmbid@wvi.org 

World Vision International Nepal is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourage service providers of diverse background, women and differently abled, to apply. Only eligible service providers will be contacted for the subsequent selection procedure.

WVI Nepal reserves all rights to qualify/disqualify proposals in its sole discretion. 

Supply Chain Management Department

World Vision International Nepal

+977 01 5970877

Job Overview

Category Development and Project, Expression of Interests, Tender Notice, Bid, Development / INGO
Openings 1
Position Type Contract
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Posted Date 06 Nov, 2023
Apply Before 06 Dec, 2023
City Lalitpur