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EXPRESSION OF INTEREST (EOI): BASELINE SURVEY CONSULTANT

Please note that this is neither a Request for Quotation (RFQ) nor a commitment from Mercy Corps to fund any organization that responds by sending an expression of interest

BACKGROUND: Mercy Corps is a global organization powered by the belief that a better world is possible. We help people survive and get back on their feet when natural disaster strikes, economies collapse or conflict erupts. Where there are chronic threats to peace and progress, we partner with communities to overcome obstacles and thrive. We live and work in more than 40 countries facing world’s toughest challenges. Mercy Corps has been in Nigeria since 2012. We started with a peace-building programme and this has since grown to a multi-sectoral country office with more than 130 staff, with offices in some selected states in Nigeria.

Mercy Corps in Nigeria is implementing a 24 month EC funded project that focuses on adolescent girls but will also target adolescent boys in the course of implementation, through the safe spaces model. The project is implemented in North East Nigeria, and titled “Investing in the Safety and Integrity of Nigerian Girls” (I-SING). The project is being implemented in three (3) states, namely; Borno State (Southern Borno), Gombe and Adamawa States. The project is targeting a total of 32 communities, in 11 local government areas.

MINIMUM CRITERIA FOR EXPRESSION OF INTEREST AS BASELINE SURVEY CONSULTANT
The consultancy firm is expected to demonstrate that it has a track record of no less than five (5) years of experience executing similar surveys in a developing country set-up. The firm should also list the scale of similar projects worked on in the past and the team members to be involved in the Baseline Survey

The firm’s experts are expected to display;
1. High sensitivity to conflict-affected settings and diversity issues
2. Good interpersonal, administrative and management skills
3. High level of experience in research methods, data collection, analysis, as well as report writing

All bidders are expected to meet the following minimum requirements in order to qualify for submission of their proposal
1. Previous experience in surveys; applicants must have experience in conducting baseline surveys for community based projects, preferably in the field of adolescent health and gender issues in a remote and fragile setup and of similar or bigger magnitude
2. Experience in project and programme planning, monitoring and evaluation
3. High level experience of project implementation M&E in fragile states and difficult environments
4. Capability of the Study Team-Team Member(s) shall have public health professionals, sociologists/social workers and psychologists with a minimum of MPH/MA/MS Degree to undertake the proposed study, along with relevant experience
5. Attachment of all supportive documents with the technical proposal is required
6. Knowledge of the project area or knowledge of Hausa language will be considered a plus

Eligibility Criteria:
Mercy Corps Ltd/Gte seeks for interested and competent consultants who will carry out a baseline survey and will be required to submit the following;
1. Evidence of Incorporation of the Company with the Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC) for companies
2. Evidence of most recent TAX clearance Certificate
3. Detail Curriculum Vitae and profile of key/Professional Staff
4. Clear indication of Office Address
5. Letter of expression of interest and demonstration of capability
6. Evidence of past experience in undertaking similar assignments; A copy of at least two (2) baseline reports

Mercy Corps reserve the right to verify the authenticity of any claims made in the documents to be submitted.

SUBMISSION
All interested candidates/organizations should send a letter of expression of interest and demonstration of capability to: ng-submission_abuja@mercycorps.org for the complete Terms of Reference (TOR)

Proposal Submission Date: The detailed Proposal should be submitted on or before 23rd January, 2017

SOURCE: DAILY TRUST

 

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