Dutch Relief Alliance Ethiopia/Tigray Joint Response Project invites bidders for an external consultant



  • Category : Other Consultancy
  • Posted Date : 03/28/2021
  • E-mail : procurementET@cordaid.org
  • Source : Reporter
  • Closing Date : 04/09/2021




Dutch Relief Alliance Ethiopia/Tigray Joint Response Project

  1. Background, rationale and purpose of the RTR

The Ethiopia Tigray Joint Response (ETJR) is a project of the Dutch Relief Alliance (a consortium of 6 Dutch NGOs) with funding by the Netherlands Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA). 

Since the start of the conflict in Tigray region, thousands of people have fled or been internally displaced. Millions of people are in direct need of humanitarian assistance in multiple sectors. The key objective of the Acute Joint Response in Tigray is to provide life-saving assistance to people facing severe acute needs. The intervention will target the most vulnerable HHs, aiming to improve direct access to food, WASH, health, nutrition, and shelter, as well as protection and Multipurpose Cash (MPC).

In lieu of an end term evaluation, the Dutch Relief Alliance is requiring the implementation of a Rapid Real Time Review (RRTR) to assess the appropriateness and effectiveness of response activities and document and share lessons learnt. The ETJR, led by Cordaid, is now looking to engage a consultant to lead a team of staff from the implementing response agencies to undertake the review process.

  1. Objective of the RRTR

The purpose of the RRTR is to identify lessons learned and best practices from JR design and implementation for direct incorporation into the delivery of relevant, effective and efficient aid. The specific objectives are, Review the ETJR against the selected commitment of the core humanitarian standards, identify good practices, and share learnings among JR partners’ staff.

  1. Scope of the RRTR

The data collection will involve visiting project locations and crisis affected people. The approach will be light, rapid, gender-sensitive, culturally appropriate, and participatory.

The RRTR team will comprise of an external consultant to lead the data collection process, data analysis and report writing and a gender-balanced team of 2 staff from each ETJR partner agencies, including at least one national staff member from each agency.  The RRTR methodology is expected to employ participatory techniques to data collection, triangulating qualitative data from key stakeholders: women, men, young women and men and boys and girls participating in the program, staff from partner agencies and government staff.

  1. Qualifications

– Demonstrated experience in evaluation of humanitarian programmes, preferably with RTEs/RTRs;

– A sound understanding of the context in Tigray, Ethiopia.

– Expertise in one or more of the relevant technical areas for this response.

– A sound knowledge of Humanitarian Principles; the Code of Conduct for the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement and NGOs in Disaster Relief. the Core Humanitarian Standard on Quality and Accountability; and Sphere Minimum Standards in Humanitarian Response, as well as an appreciation of key challenges and constraints to their application in the relevant context.

– Demonstrated analytical, communication and report-writing skills with strong facilitation skills and approach to participatory workshops that focus on collaborative learning.

– Fluent written and spoken English, as well as Tigrayan.

  1. Application Process

Interested applicants must request for full ToR with subject “ETJR Rapid Real time review ToR” to   procurementET@cordaid.org Interested candidates should submit proposal (technical and financial) in person to Cordaid Office Logistics team around bole homes near to Genet Chefe grocery before or on April 9, 2021, 4:00pm.

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