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TERMS OF REFERENCE for Consultant on Undertaking Baseline Study In Aceh, Indonesia
Nonviolence Peaceforce (NP) is a nonpartisan international organization globally recognized for its Unarmed Civilian Protection (UCP) strategies in preventing violence, increasing safety and security of civilians, and strengthening local peace infrastructures across its programme locations. Presently, NP has country programme operations in South Sudan, Myanmar, Iraq, and the Philippines.
NP has been present in Indonesia since November 2022 through collaboration with local partners in Aceh, Indonesia. Recently, NP has been granted funding support by the Netherland Embassy to realize its SPEAR Project or Sustaining the gains of peace, equal rights for women and attaining reconciliation in Aceh for the next 2 years, from November 2020 to October 2022. SPEAR Project is NP’s strategic approach to complement the Acehnese civil society effort to support the rehabilitation and reparation of conflict affected victims in Aceh. SPEAR project implementation covering 15 District all over Aceh Province. Henceforward, a baseline study is needed to analyse the status of target groups prior or at the beginning of implementation which will enable pre- and post-project comparisons and determine the progress of interventions overtime.
The overall objective of the baseline study is to collect the set of information defined in the project results framework and establish the status of target groups which will serve as baseline measures to monitor the project progress against the target indicators over the course of project implementation.
Specifically, the baseline study aims to collect baseline data for the following project impact, outcomes and outputs here: click here
III. Methodology and Scope of Work
The selected consultant is expected to come up and utilize methodologies aligned with the key indicators of the project results framework. In general, the methodology will involve collection of data from a certain sample size across the following specific project locations in 15 District and City in Aceh province areas, including:
The sampling should include a purposely-targeted representation from key actors and stakeholders targeted by the project.
The framework should include appropriate analysis tools and approaches including different methods for triangulating the data. Factors like resource availability, needs and time constraints, and existing secondary data must be also considered in identifying the best possible approaches in collecting the needed information. It is recommended the instruments be using quantitative methodologies and highly complementary including but not limited to desk review and survey.
IV. Preparation of the Technical and Financial Proposal
The technical proposal should entail all the steps and approaches by which the consultant plans to perform the task including the data collection tools, analysis and means and ways the consultant intends to ensure reliability in data collection.
The financial proposal should list itemized details of costs associated with the study expressed in Indonesian Rupiah (IDR). It should comprise consultancy costs like professional fees, cost for enumerators, travel and transport costs, stationery and other administrative costs. All costs should remain valid up to ninety days (90) from the day of proposal submission.
V. Tasks of the Baseline Survey Consultant
In close cooperation with the programme’s unit particularly the Project Coordinator, the successful consultants will:
VI. Draft and Final Report
Draft and final report should be submitted according to the schedule. With submitting a draft report, the consultant should organize an in-person or virtual workshop and discuss on comments and suggestions of the project staff. Relevant comments should be considered in the final report.
The final report should be submitted on 30rd June 2023 after commented by the project staff both in hard and electronic copies. The consultant should note that, the final end-line report shall follow the structure below:
i. Table of Contents
iv. Glossary/Acronyms and Abbreviations
v. Executive Summary
e. Recommendations for M&E and Baseline Survey
f. Lessons Learned from the Baseline Process
VII. Consultancy Timeframe
The duration of consultancy will run for 3-month period starting April 2023 with the report ready for publication by end of June 2023.
VIII. Copyright and Ownership of the Study
Any and all documents produced under this consultancy shall be the sole property of Nonviolence Peaceforce (NP) and may be used for any purpose whatsoever without the need to consult with the author.
IX. Professional Fee and Mode of Payment
The professional fee will be inclusive of tax and the payment will be done according to the following arrangement:
Instalments: 1st instalment
Amount: 20% of the total amount
Timeframe: Upon approval of study design, research tools, and study work plan
Instalments: 2nd instalment
Amount: 30% of the total amount
Timeframe: After submission of draft version study report
Instalments: 3rd instalment
Amount: 50% of the total amount
Timeframe: After completion of final study report
The payments will be made in A/C payee cheques in the name of the consultant/company.
X. Consultant Profile and Qualifications
The lead consultant shall have the following qualifications:
XI. Application Process and Requirements
Qualified and interested parties are asked to submit the following:
HOW TO APPLY
Nonviolent Peaceforce is committed to achieving 50/50 gender balance in its staff at all levels. Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply for this position. However, all qualified applicants regardless of their gender, race, disability, sexual orientation, or age, will be considered for this opportunity.
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