Consultancy - BMZ Project Feasibility Study - Afghanistan

  • Mid-level, Short-term contract assignment
  • Posted on 6 December 2019

Job Description

The Opportunity

The purpose of the study is to assess the viability of the interventions proposed to increase access to Community Based Education programs for children from returnee, IDP and host community households in Kunduz Province of Afghanistan. The findings of this study shall ensure accountability to the donor and communities by demonstrating a well-founded basis of the project design, including thorough contextual analysis and integrating the needs and opinions of stakeholders. The processes preceding the feasibility study is expected to increase the effectiveness of the project, and to ensure that external specialist recommendations are captured and integrated in the proposal design phase through the proposed changes, if any.

Key Responsibilities

Consultant Roles and Responsibilities

As may be deemed relevant, the consultant’s responsibilities shall include but not be limited to:

  • Consulting with technical advisors and program implementation team
  • Developing feasibility study implementation plan
  • Developing processes and tools
  • Travel to field/Save the Children target province (Kunduz)
  • Training data collection team
  • Conducting key informant interviews
  • Overseeing data collection
  • Data entry/analysis
  • Presentation of final report

Deliverables

  • Inception report to include details of methodology, tools and timeline/ work plan for the study to be approved by PDQA and/or technical advisory team
  • Draft and final feasibility study report(s), page limit (maximum 15 pages excluding annexes), executive summary (to include Background, Study Objectives, Methodology, Summary of Findings, Key Recommendations)
  • Presentation of report findings to Save the Children.

Application Information

Expressions of interest are requested from suitably qualified candidates and addressing the following:

  • An outline of the proposed methodology to complete the study.
  • Response to the criteria as set out in the ‘consultant requirements’.
  • Consultant daily rate.
  • Examples of at least two similar reports or studies produced in English, and for which the consultant is sole or lead author
  • Details of three professional referees
  • Consultant qualifications

Expressions of interest that do not cover these requirements will not be considered.

Please apply using a cover letter and up-to-date CV as a single document. Please also include details of your current remuneration and salary expectations. A copy of the full role profile can be found at www.savethechildren.net/careers

Closing Date for Application: 20 December 2019

We need to keep children safe so our selection process, which includes rigorous background checks, reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.

All employees are expected to carry out their duties in accordance with our global anti-harassment policy.

About the Organization

The Organisation

We employ approximately 25,000 people across the globe and work on the ground in over 100 countries to help children affected by crises, or those that need better healthcare, education and child protection. We also campaign and advocate at the highest levels to realise the right of children and to ensure their voices are heard.

We are working towards three breakthroughs in how the world treats children by 2030:

  • No child dies from preventable causes before their 5th birthday
  • All children learn from a quality basic education and that,
  • Violence against children is no longer tolerated

We know that great people make a great organization, and that our employees play a crucial role in helping us achieve our ambitions for children. We value our people and offer a meaningful and rewarding career, along with a collaborative and inclusive workplace where ambition, creativity, and integrity are highly valued.

More information

AFG - BMZ Project Feasibility Study (Consultancy).docx

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