Monday, 9 January 2012

Jhpiego Kenya - Request for Proposals for End of Program Evaluation

Jhpiego - Kenya - an affiliate of Johns Hopkins University - is seeking consultants to complete the final external evaluation of the 3-year USAID funded ACCESS Uzima project which began in March 2009 and will end in March 2012.

The evaluation will include three separate components, namely:

a)Sharing of Best practices and lessons learned / Capacity strengthening of the DRH in RH/FP and DOMC in MIP- ;

b) Improved quality of Maternal and Neonatal Health services in Bondo District- Nyanza and

c) Capacity of NASCOP and DRH strengthened in PMTCT, PWP, IS/MWM and HTC.

The purpose of the three separate evaluations will be to document the effectiveness and efficiency of the project in achieving the project goals and objectives for each result area.

Analysis about what has worked and what has not worked will inform the organization, its partners and stakeholders in refining and revising future strategies and projects.

Each consultancy will be for a maximum of 20 working days and must be completed between 23rd January and18th February 2012.

Deliverables will include:
  • An inception report
  • Soft copy of all data collection tools.
  • Soft and hard copies of draft and final written report(s) (max 50 pages)
  • A shareable PowerPoint presentation summarizing key findings
The consultant(s) will be selected based upon the following Criteria:
  • Previous experience in project evaluation with other reputable organizations
  • Extensive experience in public health project management, especially USAID funded projects
  • At least a Masters degree in Public Health or equivalent professional experience
  • Excellent interpersonal, and communication skills, both oral and written
  • Impeccable references
Terms of reference for the program evaluation can be accessed from the following website link:

Interested individuals may submit a proposal document which should include:
  • A cover letter outlining experience and qualifications
  • Statement of consultancy - include how the evaluator(s) meet the required competences, confirmation of his/her date of availability,
  • The daily rate in Kenya Shillings, and references of previous evaluations. Note: Travel and accommodation costs will be provided by the ACCESS Uzima project.
  • An updated CV, and list of contactable references
Proposals should be submitted electronically to with a copy to Dr. Nancy Kidula - no later than (Nairobi, Kenya) close of business on 13th of January 2012 and include “ACCESS Uzima End of Program Evaluation” on the subject line of the e-mail.

Access Uzima is not bound to accept any proposal or give reasons for its decision


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