ToR for Consulting Service
Detailed Job description / requirements:
PeaceWin (hereinafterPW) is not for profit Non-Government Organization (NGO) established in 1992 AD and registered at DAO Bajura and Social Welfare Council (SWC) Nepal. It has significant contribution on community development through different intervention like education, good governance, livelihood enhancement, health and nutrition, water sanitation and human right etc. from last three decades in Sudurpashchim Province (Far- Western Part) of Nepal, particularly in Bajura district.
Currently PW has been implementing Strengthening Food and Nutrition Security Resilience of Disadvantaged Population Groups in Mugu and Bajura Districts, Western Nepal (hereinafter, SAMPURNA, Nepali branding) project in Himali Rural Municipality and Budhinanda Municipality in Bajura district. The same project has been implementing by Reconstruction and Research Development Center (RRDC) in Khatyad Rural Municipality of Mugu district. The project started on November 2017 and will be accomplished on October 2020. The project is financially and technically supported by Welthungerhilfe (WHH) Nepal and BMZ, Germany.
Overall goal of the project is to strengthen the food and nutrition security of disadvantaged population groups through three interventions or result i.e. Good Governance, Agriculture and Value Chain Development and Nutrition Awareness.
Under result area, good governance promotion, the project is aiming to support local government for improved service provided by authorities and more accountable to the citizen through capacity building of local representatives, office equipment supports etc. On the other hand, project is also supporting Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) to strengthen civil society monitoring system in local level and to ensure the voice of marginalized and disadvantaged communities are addressed in local level planning through institutional development of CSOs, networks and groups and advocacy work.
As the project is aiming to strengthen civil society monitoring system to improve local government services and accountability, the project is going to establish an independent third- party monitoring mechanism at ward level for the various services and their provision (including monitoring of the implementation of the periodic and annual plans). In this context, PW is seeking highly experienced individual professional/institution for undertaking following task mentioned in Scope Section.
The objective of implementation of third party monitoring plan and evaluation of service performance is to establish an independent monitoring mechanism at the ward level around the project area. The specific objectives are as follows.
2.1.To select the third party civil society organizations (CSO) for regular monitoring visits.
2.2.To train the CSO to develop and effectively implement mechanism for monitoring the periodic and annual plans of the local level as well as national action plans such as Zero Hunger National Action Plan, Multi- Sector Nutrition Plan (MSNP), Agriculture Development Strategy (ADS) etc.
3.Scope of Work
3.1.Prepare Terms of Reference (ToR) to establish monitoring mechanism. The monitoring events will be conducted by CSOs around the project area. 10 CSOs (third party) will be selected by the consultant. Monitoring events will be carried out in 6 wards (2 Budhinanda MC, 2 Himali RMC, 2 Khatyad RMC) at 4 times. The first, second, third and fourth monitoring events should be carried on May 2019, September 2019, March 2020 and September 2020 respectively.
3.2.Conduct capacity building training to selected CSO on the area of monitoring the various services and their provision of local government, the national action plans etc.
3.3.Facilitate the monitoring events conducted by monitoring agency (Sample).
3.4.Conduct mid- term and final evaluation of the ward plans.
3.5.Prepare the reports of monitoring events, training mid-term and final evaluation of ward plans.
The consultant should have prepare ToR for monitoring event and contents and materials for training after acceptance of proposal. The consultant should visit the field to select the CSOs and wards for conduction the monitoring events. Appropriate methodologies like presentation, group discussions, simulation, brain storming, game model etc. for training have to be followed.
The overall supervision will be carried out by PW and Welthungerhilfe (WHH) Nepal.
All material issued in connection with this ToR shall remain the property of PW and shall be used only for this procurement exercise. All information provided shall be either returned to PW or securely destroyed by unsuccessful applicants at the end of the procurement exercise.
During the performance of the assignment or at any time after expiry or termination of the Agreement, the Consultant shall not disclose to any person or otherwise make use of any confidential information which s/he has obtained or may in the course of this agreement relating to partner project the respondents or otherwise.
The consultant will be required to sign a non-disclosure/ confidentiality agreement as part of their undertaking of this work.
7.Term of Payment
The amount will be paid as partial basis after the completion of ToR preparation, training to CSOs and mid- term and final evaluation of ward planning with receiving the report.
8.Qualification and Experience of Consultant
Education: Minimum University Degree (Master) with expertise in good governance, laws and government policies, participatory planning and monitoring plan etc.
Experience: Minimum 5 years proven experience in M&E plan preparation on good governance, participatory planning, service provision of local government etc.
Language: Excellent Command on oral and written in Nepali and English language, dialects of Karnali will be an asset.
9.Interested individual or form are requested to submit their CV or organization profile along with technical/financial proposal (max 5 page) on following address within 5:00 PM, 27 May 2019.
PeaceWin reserves the right to accept orreject any proposal without assigning any reasons whatsoever.
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|Posted Date||13 May, 2019|
|Apply Before||27 May, 2019|