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Request For Proposal To Conduct Project Feasibility Study Full-time Job

2023-02-06 22:32   Economics   Addis Ababa   73 views
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Job Description

ChildFund Ethiopia is an international child focused NGO working to improve the wellbeing of deprived, excluded, and vulnerable children and families. We strive to 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. Currently, ChildFund Ethiopia is directly reaching out to 39,629 children in sponsorship through its local implementing partners in Addis Ababa, Oromia, SNNPR and Amhara regional states.

ChildFund Ethiopia is currently developing a project which, if approved, will be funded by the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) under the special initiative "Promotion of Developmentally Important Projects by Private German Sponsors”. The project title is “Sustainable food security program for 1,800 households in rural areas in Ethiopia particular reference to Sodo, Debub Sodo, Misrak/ Meskan and Marko woredas”. In this relation ChildFund Ethiopia is desirous to conduct a feasibility study. The purpose of the feasibility study is to provide the target funding partner with a sound basis for developing a project concept, by identifying project prerequisites, opportunities, and risks. It involves an assessment of the feasibility of a project and a systematic review of the extent to which the project's approach can plausibly achieve the planned changes under the existing framework conditions. This in turn, will increases the effectiveness of the project and avoids mis investment at early stage. To this end, the service of a competent consultant/firm is required

Job Requirements

Required Qualification

  • The Consulting team/firm has to have an experience of more than five years related with the assignment. The proposed team for the assignment needs to have the following educational background and experience.
  • MSc/BSC degree with demonstrable expertise (at least 7/10 years) in Economics, development studies, Agriculture, Social development especially in area of Food Security and Natural Resource management.
  • Demonstrable experience (at least 7 years) in feasibility study/research/evaluation of complex programs related to the sectors.
  • Experience working with Food Security project.
  • Ability to conduct high quality research, meet deadlines and respond to requests and feedback provided timely and appropriately.
  • Excellent track record in designing and conducting quantitative and qualitative research, analysis and evaluation.
  • Experience in undertaking feasibility study/research with most vulnerable communities.
  • Knowledge of Ethiopia governance and cultural context.
  • Knowledge of women’s and children’s rights: previous experience conducting research with young children, women and vulnerable groups will be considered an asset.
  • Excellent and demonstrated understanding of child protection, gender and cultural diversity issues in research and project design.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication and reporting skills in English

How to Apply

Please submit your proposal in line with the following instructions.  

1.   A technical proposal which includes a capability statement detailing suitability for the assignment, similar assignments undertaken, references for the same, CVs of the team members who will involve in the assignment. Copies of legal documents (renewed license, TIN certificate …) should also be enclosed in the technical proposal

2.   A financial/budget proposal which indicate cost description, unit of measure, unit price or rate and total price (in ETB) including all applicable taxes.

3.   All bids should be submitted in a sealed envelope with both the technical and financial proposals enclosed and sealed separately.

4.   All bids should be submitted to ChildFund Ethiopia office located in Addis Ababa, Bole Sub-City, Kebele 03, House No. 2310, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, Tel: +251 116 612928

 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 fteshome@childfund.org

Closing date: the closing date for submission of proposal is 13 Feb 2023 at 4:00 PM in the afternoon

Feb 13, 2023


Company Description
ChildFund Ethiopia