Consultant – End of Project Evaluation – Sweet Potatoes for Prosperity Project – Farm Africa

Organization: Farm
Africa
Duty Station: Soroti,
Uganda
About US:
Farm Africa is an
innovative charity that reduces poverty in rural eastern Africa by helping
farmers grow more, sell more and sell for more: we help farmers to not only
boost yields, but also gain access to markets, and add value to their
produce.  We place a high priority on
environmental sustainability and develop approaches that help farmers to
improve their yields and incomes without degrading their natural resources. Our
programmes vary hugely, ranging from helping crops farmers to boost harvests,
livestock keepers to improve animal health, and forest coffee growers to reach
export markets, but core to all of them is a focus on the financial
sustainability of the farmers’ businesses and environmental sustainability.
Consultancy Summary: 
Farm Africa Uganda is
seeking a consultant to carry out end of project evaluation for the “Sweet
Potatoes for Prosperity” project, implemented in Teso sub region,
Soroti-Uganda.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
Applications from
individuals or teams are welcome and will be assessed on their ability to
demonstrate the following qualifications and competencies:
Essential
  • Extensive experience in carrying out
    baseline studies and final evaluations, with a focus on markets and
    value-chain projects and livelihood projects
  • Experience conducting studies in Uganda
  • Demonstrable academic and practical
    experience in qualitative and quantitative research methodology
  • Strong analytical, facilitation and
    communication skills
  • Excellent reporting and presentation
    skills
  • Fluency in spoken and written English
  • A Master’s degree in Agriculture,
    Economics, Statistics, Mathematics, Research Design, or relevant subject
  • Quantitative analysis skills in at least
    one statistical software (e.g. MS Excel, STATA, R, SPSS).



Desirable
  • Understanding of the OFSP market and
    value chain
    .
  • Fluency in Ateso
  • Experience conducting data analysis in
    Microsoft Excel
Where applicants
fail to meet any of the above criteria, for example, fluency in Ateso or
experience in agricultural livelihoods, the proposal should state how they
expect to overcome this e.g. additional team members, translation services etc.
How to Apply:
The endline
evaluation must be completed and fully reported on by December 13, 2019. The
total available budget (including costs and expenses) for the evaluation is UGX
30,000,000. Interested consultants or firms are requested to submit:
  • A full technical and financial proposal
    (template for adaptation attached to the full terms of reference in Annex
    A). Please provide as much detail as possible, however at a minimum please
    clearly distinguish between consultancy costs and expenses, and detail any
    expenses (including indicative costs) that you will require Farm Africa to
    pay directly.
  • Copies of all relevant Curriculum Vitae
    (CVs). Only CVs for the specific individuals that will form the proposed
    evaluation team should be included;
  • A sample of evaluation report for a
    similar project completed within the last 24 months (this will be treated
    as confidential and only used for the purposes of quality assurance);
  • Contact details for two references
    (including one from your last client/employer).
How to Apply:
All documents must
be submitted by email to our ‘sealed’ email address tenders@farmafrica.org  by Friday 6th September 2019 –  5pm East Africa Time. The email subject line
should clearly indicate ‘Bid for the OFSP Endline Consultancy’.
Farm Africa has a
zero tolerance policy to fraud, bribery and corruption. If you have any
concerns with regards to the way in which this work is being awarded please
contact:
Rachel Beckett –
Country Director Uganda – 0775 192 359 – rachelb@farmafrica.org
Full Terms of reference, Download TOR Here
Annexes
Annex A: Technical
Proposal Template,
Click
Here
Annex B: Financial
Proposal Template,
Click
Here
Annex C: OFSP Linear
Log frame,
Click
Here
Annex D: OFSP
Monitoring and Learning Plan,
Click
Here
Annex E: Project
Proposal,
Click
Here
Deadline: 6th September 2019
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