Call for proposals - End of project evaluation Terms of Reference for the Partnership on Health and Mobility in the Mining Sector of Southern Africa (2013-2016)

Established in 1951, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) is the leading inter-governmental organization in the field of migration. IOM has 162 member states and is active in 480 field locations across the globe. Together with its partners in the international community, IOM acts to assist in meeting the growing operational challenges of migration governance and to advance understanding of migration issues. IOM aims at encouraging migration-inclusive social and economic development, and to uphold the human dignity and well-being of migrants at every phase of the migration cycle.

Desired skills and competencies of the evaluation team

IOM is looking for a service provider with a strong and good track record in conducting evaluations of complex health programmes and strategies. The lead consultant must have sound professional experience, qualifications and skills matching the standards required by this assignment particularly in the field of international health development and excellent theoretical and practical knowledge of monitoring and evaluation:

The successful service provider must be able to demonstrate a combination of the following skills, experience and qualifications:

  • Lead evaluator with a minimum of Master’s degree in social sciences, public health, health economics or development related field
  • A member of the evaluation team should be able to undertake a cost-benefit analysis
  • Proven record of producing high quality and credible evaluations of health programmes particularly HIV/AIDs and TB (a sample will be required) in tight timeframes
  • Demonstrable practical experience in evaluation methods
  • Demonstrated skills and experience in quantitative and qualitative field research and related report writing
  • Demonstrated understanding of Monitoring and Evaluation in health development sector
  • Experience and familiarity with HIV/AIDS and TB in Southern Africa will be an advantage
  • Strong background in research methods (including policy research), with relevant experience in conducting multi-country/regional research, specifically in the SADC region
  • Quantitative and qualitative data analysis skills and proficiency with at least one of the following statistical software packages ( STATA or SPSS)
  • Awareness of the political and social sensitivities surrounding mining sector of Southern Africa, especially South Africa will be an advantage
  • Excellent knowledge of English.
  • Knowledge of Portuguese, Zulu, Sotho and Swati is an advantage.

Fees and budget

Interested service providers are expected to submit an all-inclusive detailed itemized budget as part of their proposal clearly stipulating the consultancy fee applicable. The budget should provide sufficient details, include field visit to selected sites in the 4 countries to collect primary data. Proposals exceeding $70,000 will not be considered. Payment schedule will be phased and based upon the submission of the deliverables outlined above.

Application process

IOM invites proposals from organizations, consulting firms and individuals with required mix of experience and skills. The proposals should include the following:
1. A cover letter introducing the evaluator(s) and describing their mix of skills, experience and competencies that meet the criteria highlighted above.
2. A 10 page (maximum) proposal outlining the evaluation process including sufficient details on the methods and approach to the assignment
3. A price proposal (not exceeding one page) with sufficient details including unit costs and daily rates.
4. CV of each team member and, in case it is an organization, a brief profile of the organization.
5. A sample of the most recent similar evaluation (one by each team member in the case of joint proposal)

Interested evaluation experts should submit their technical and price proposals to: pretoriacv@iom.int

For further information please contact Mr. Theogene NSHIMIYIMANA @ tnshimiyimana@iom.int or +27 12 342 2789.

For more detailed information on this call for proposals please click on link: Final ToR Dutch Project Final Evaluation.pdf 

Duty Station: 
Pretoria, South Africa
Closing Date: 
Monday, May 30, 2016