Save the Children Final Evaluation of East Africa Projects Consultancy Opportunities

Save the Children
Call for Proposals:  Consultants for Final Evaluation of Projects – East Africa (three separate 4-week assignments between July – November 2016)

This is a call for proposals to undertake a final joint evaluation of two thematic projects in East Africa. 

This call comprises three different thematic evaluations (Child Protection in Kenya and Somaliland; Child Rights Governance in Kenya and Somaliland and Education in Ethiopia and Kenya). 

Save the Children Finland (SCF) is a member of Save the Children International; leading independent organisation working to increase realisation of children’s rights.  
Save the Children’s mission is to inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children and to achieve immediate and lasting changes in their lives.

SCF has in its global programme 2014-16 focused on the thematic areas of child protection, child rights governance and education. 

 In East Africa two projects have been implemented under each theme since January 2014 by Save the Children International and partners, and 2016 is the year for their final evaluation.  
The projects are funded by Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland. 
The total budget for the six projects (2014-16) is approximately € 5.4 million.

The Terms of Reference with more details, including selection criteria, can be found in the below links: 

Child protection evaluation ToR
Education evaluation ToR
Child rights governance evaluation ToR

Evaluation timeline: between July and November 2016 (field work dates specified in the ToR); estimated 20-25 consultancy days in total.

 For any arising queries, you can send your question to  by April 29th at the latest, after which they will all be jointly replied. 

How to apply:

Send the below documents by May 10th 2016 to ; stating the relevant theme in the subject line:

  • Cover letter
  • CV (maximum 3 pages; with references) of each person who would be involved in the evaluation
  • Technical proposal (maximum 6 pages) including scope of work, methodology and key evaluation questions
  • Financial Proposal (maximum 13,000 €): The financial proposal should provide cost estimates for services rendered including daily consultancy fees. The consultant has to cover all field related costs (accommodation, per diem, air tickets, etc).
In case a candidate wishes to apply for several calls, separate proposals need to be submitted for each thematic evaluation. 
Only those that have provided the all the documents before the deadline to (fulfilling all the requirements in the call and relevant ToR exactly) will be considered.

Closing date: May 10th 2016.

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