Forum on Sustainable Child Empowerment

Reporter Jun28,2020

Forum on Sustainable Child Empowerment (FSCE)

Call for Consultancy

Forum on Sustainable Child Empowerment (FSCE) previously named  as Forum on Street Children-Ethiopia is an indigenous not-for-profit,  non-governmental organization established at the end of 1989 by a  group of social development professionals. Currently, FSCE offer a  continuum of child focused development works in six Area Program  Offices (Addis Ababa, Dire Dawa, Bahirdar, Dessie, Gamo Gofa, and  Adama) located in two cities namely Addis Ababa and Dire-dawa, and  three regional states oromiya, Amhara, & SNNP respectively. FSCE, in its 30 years of service in promoting and implementing child protection  work has accumulated an extensive expertise and experience that has  helped the organization to evolve into one of the leading local child  protection organizations in the country and has enjoyed successful track record of success stories.

This call for consultancy is for undertaking mid-term evaluation for a  project entitled Integrated Community Based OVC Protection Projectone of the projects under implementation in Dredawa with the financial support of KNH (kinder not hilfe). Therefore FSCE is looking for a potential consultant/consultancy firm who will undertake Midter m Evaluation of the Integrated Community Based OVC Protection Project in Diredawa.

Qualification and Desirable Competencies:

Applications from any teams are welcome and will be assessed on their  ability to demonstrate the following qualifications and competencies:

Essential

  • Relevant academic degree (master level) in Social Science, Sociology, Psychology, Economics or other relevant field of studies.
  • The team leader has carried out at least three similar consultancy contracts around the same core subject areas supported by testimonies
  • Demonstrable academic and practical experience in qualitative and quantitative research methodology, evaluation design and implementation.
  • Strong analytical, facilitation and communication skills.
  • Good understanding on Orphan and vulnerable children situation in Ethiopia and the guidelines of the implementation
  • Excellent reporting and presentation skills
  • Experience and expertise in project cycle management evaluating  cross-cutting issues
  • Excellent proficiency in spoken and written English skills including  local languages

Desirable

Interested freelance consultancy/consultancy firms are requested to submit:

  • An Expression of Interest detailing their interpretation of the TOR, proposed methodology including work schedule and proposed budget;
  • A capability statement demonstrating how they meet the required qualifications and competencies;
  • Copies of all relevant Curriculum Vitae (CVS). Only CVs for the  specific individuals that will form the proposed evaluation team should be included;
  • A sample of an evaluation report for a similar project completed  within the last 24 months (this will be treated as confidential and  only used for the purposes of quality assurance);
  • Two references (including one from your last client/employer).

Timetable Schedule: A total of 45 days is estimated for this assignment  following the sign of agreement.

Scope/Coverage: The Midterm evaluation will be conducted in Diredawa town.

Delivery address: collect the TOR from Forum on Sustainable Child  Empowerment (head office) located Yeka sub city, woreda 9, Ten sisters  building, 5th floor, near to Beshale hotel next to ‘Ethiopian Athletics  Federation, Tel. +251118333928, P.O box, 9562. Addis Ababa, Ethiopia  within ten working days starting from the date of announcement.