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Concern Worldwide has been implementing a pre-event flood resilience project called “Flood Resilience Project” funded by the Zurich Foundation. This project is part of the Zurich Flood Resilience Programme which is being implemented by the Zurich Flood Resilience Alliance (ZFRA) partners in different flood vulnerable countries across the world. Concern Worldwide is implementing this project in partnership with ASOD in Gaibandha and Lalmonirhat districts in Bangladesh.

INVITATION FOR EXPRESSION OF INTEREST (EOI)


Currently, Concern Worldwide, Bangladesh is inviting Expression of Interest (EOI) from reputed and experienced consultancy firms to conduct a “Baseline Study of Flood Resilience Project,” funded by the Zurich Foundation.

Purpose of the Consultancy: The purpose of the consultancy is to conduct a baseline study for Concern’s Flood Resilience Project. The objective of the baseline study is to capture baseline information against each outcome and indicator from different sources as outlined in the agreed log frame (Annexe 1). This will help understand the starting point of the key elements of the project against which progress will be measured..

Essential Experience & Qualifications:
The consulting firm/lead consultant(s) should have the following:

  • The lead consultant should have a Masters in Natural Resources Management/Development Studies/Disaster management or higher degree in the relevant field
  • The consultant(s) should have in-depth understanding and hands-on experience in Disaster Risk Reduction, Climate Change Adaptation and Natural Resource Management
  • Experience with flood resilience interventions and the measurement of resilience in similar context to this project.
  • At least 5 years’ of proven experience in conducting surveys, including baseline, mid-term and final assessments of similar complex projects.
  • Proven ability to apply a gender sensitive lens to all work
  • Excellent analytical, communication and facilitation skills (Bangla and English)
  • Excellent English Report writing skills
  • Consultant(s) have the capacity to engage enumerators with at least three years relevant hands-on experience.
  • Experience on digital data gathering management system on tablet /digital device
  • Willingness to travel and work in tough field environments.
  • Successfully completed similar work during the COVID-19 pandemic
  • Experience of conducting a similar piece of work that requires a combined approach to meet numerous objectives
  • The lead consultant has a PhD in Natural Resources Management/Development Studies/Disaster management or higher degree in the relevant field
  • At least 10 years’ of proven experience in conducting surveys, including baseline, mid-term and final assessments of complex programs.
  • Knowledge of the project area and knowledge of the local language(s)

Terms of Reference: Click here to Download

How to Submit Proposals: Interested consultancy firms are requested to email the Expression of Interest i.e. Technical and Financial proposals with TIN certificate to recruitment.bgd@concern.net.

Closing Date of Application: 27 October 2020

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Any form of persuasion shall result disqualification of the EOI

Concern Worldwide, Bangladesh reserves the right to accept or reject any or all of the proposals without showing any reason whatsoever.

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