Consultancy: Evaluation of the NRC Humanitarian Mediation Initiative in CAR, Mali and DR Congo

Published 16. Jul 2020
Invitation to tender: Consultancy for Evaluation of the NRC Humanitarian Mediation Initiative in the Central African Republic (CAR), Mali and the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

Purpose of the tender

The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is seeking to engage a Consultant to conduct an evaluation of the pilot project “Humanitarian Mediation Initiative” implemented in CAR, Mali and DR Congo; in order to build the knowledge base in humanitarian mediation, learn from the project, improve programming and define future direction for NRC.

The evaluation has accountability aspects, through transparency of the level of achievement of project objectives and should include a desk review, face-to-face and/or remote key informant interviews (KIIs) with internal and external actors to feed into the evaluation questions, and an assessment of the mediation processes in DR Congo using mixed methods, including a population-based survey (NRC is open to additional suggestions).

The contract will be for a period of 6 months starting October 2020, ending March 2021.

Tender process

All interested are requested to submit their curriculum vitae to the following email address: sn.procurement@nrc.no

The application should be titled: “Proposal HMI Evaluation CWA” in the email subject line.

Applications should include:

  1. Technical offer detailing the methodology, the work plan and the team, including alternatives depending on limitations due to Covid-19 (max 5 pages)
  2. Biography (CV) of the team members demonstrating relevant experience/capacity (max 10 pages)
  3. Financial offer (bid) detailing the budget (in USD)
  4. Two references of organisations who can verify the quality of the consultant’s work and/or publicly available works or studies commissioned earlier

Closing date

The deadline for submission of bids is 24 August 2020. All tenders submitted after that date will be rejected. Note: only CVs that meet the profile will be analysed.

Questions can be addressed, before the closing date, to: jessica.sjolander@nrc.no and gareth.gleed@nrc.no

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