Catholic Relief Services (CRS) /Ethiopia program would like to hire international or local consultant to conduct various assessments planned for year one

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Overview

  • Category : Baseline Consultancy
  • Posted Date : 04/13/2022
  • Phone Number : 0112788800
  • Source : Reporter
  • Closing Date : 04/27/2022

Description

Expression of Interest

 Consultancy Service to Hire International or Local Consultant to Conduct Various Assessments Planned for year

Tender №:  CRS-SC-2022-12

Catholic Relief Services (CRS) is an international humanitarian aid organization with operations focused on assisting the poor and vulnerable by responding to major emergencies, fighting disease, supporting development programs, and nurturing peaceful and justice societies.

CRS Ethiopia implements USAID’s Bureau for Humanitarian Assistance (BHA) funded Resilience Food Security Activity (RFSA) or Ifaa in Afaan Oromo. Ifaa is a five-year program with the goal to brighten the future for poor communities in the Oromia region by reducing intractable poverty, vulnerability, and food insecurity. Ifaa targets nine woredas in East Hararghe Zone based on poverty, Productive Safety Net Programme (PSNP) caseload, potential for continuum of response with other programs, partner presence, and opportunity for impact. Through the RFSA, CRS and its local implementing partner (Hararghe Catholic Secretariat/HCS) implement the full range of Productive Safety Net Program (PSNP) V activities targeting 200,520 PSNP clients in 241 Kebeles

In its refinement year, Ifaa will address identified knowledge gaps to strengthen ToC implementation and help deepen understanding of causes of problems, including barriers to behavior change. This objective will be achieved through formative research for identified key priority areas that are stated on the EOI.

In relation with this, CRS/Ethiopia program would like to hire international or local consultant to conduct various assessments planned for year one that address one or more of the following five priority research topics:

  • Research Topic 1: Off-farm opportunities value chain/ market system assessment Suggested timeline: 2-4 months
  • Research Topic 2: Crop value chain and market system assessment Suggested timeline: 2-4 months
  • Research Topic 3: Labor market assessment Suggested timeline: 2-4 months
  • Research Topic 4: Youth context analysis Suggested timeline: 2-4 months
  • Research Topic 5: SBC/C Formative Research Suggested timeline: 3-5 months

The Companies who are interested to participate in the tender should have renewed Business license for the sector.

The complete bid documents are available at CRS/Ethiopia office located at Swaziland St. Gulele Sub-city, Enkulal Fabrica, P.O. Box 6592, Addis Ababa during office hours Monday to Friday from April 14 – 27,     2022.

Duly completed bids must be in a sealed envelope addressed to CRS/Ethiopia clearly marked by “Bidders Name, Address, Legal Stamps, Signatures and Tender No.”  Bidders should submit their bid documents in sealed envelopes to the address mentioned above shall put into the bid box provided for the purpose only at CRS Ethiopia Addis Ababa Office.

The sealed bid document shall be submitted to the CRS Ethiopia address mentioned above in to the bid box provided for the purpose on or before April 27, 2022 at  3:00 PM.  Bids arrives after this date and time will not be considered.

Catholic Relief Services (CRS) reserves the right to reject all or part of the bids.

For further information, bidders’ can contact us: Phone: +251-11 278 88 00