CARE Ethiopia: Terms of Reference for Consultancy Contract to Conduct a Baseline Study


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Terms of Reference for Consultancy Contract to Conduct a Baseline Study



Founded in 1945, CARE (Cooperative for Assistance and Relief Everywhere) is a leading international humanitarian organization fighting global poverty. CARE started working in Ethiopia in 1984 in response to severe drought and famine. The main focus of our work is addressing the root causes of poverty and vulnerability through nexus and development programming as well as a humanitarian response. This includes programming for improved governance; water and sanitation; food security; women's economic justice; sexual and reproductive health and rights; nutrition; and household and community-level resilience. Our programs are implemented across both rural and urban areas.

CARE Ethiopia works in multiple sectors including the following priorities: Food Security; Livelihoods & Resilience; Nutrition; Water, Sanitation & Hygiene; Humanitarian  Response; Sexual & Reproductive Health & Rights; Women's Economic Justice; Dignified Work. CARE's operation spans the majority of the country: Afar, Amhara, Oromia, SNNP, Sidama, Somali, Tigray, Addis Ababa, and Dire Dawa.


The main objectives are:

  1. To set the baselines for all long frame indicators (disaggregated as indicated in the long frame which includes gender, age, location, and vulnerability);
  2. Inform project targeting and, where possible, project design (especially, to maximize the inclusion of all target groups, with a focus on marginalized and  excluded groups, based on ADA's "Environmental, Gender and Social Standards" (EGSS) checklist) and to identify any additional potentials and opportunities to achieve our impact that is not yet included in the project's design and theory of change;
  3. Inform about any existing conflicts affecting beneficiaries and existing individuals/platforms addressing those conflicts, as well as priorities of the communities and all key project participants;
  4. To test the feasibility of proposed indicators and generate recommendations for refining the indicator list.


Interested applicants who meet the minimum requirements should submit the following documents to be considered for the assignment

Technical Proposal that includes

  • Introduction
  • Methodology
  • Work plan
  • Proposed personnel and summaries of their relevant educational backgrounds, experience, and skill sets
  • Firm's experience and capabilities
  • Individual and/or institutional past performance references.
  • Copies of relevant legal documents (renewed license, VAT registration, TIN Certificate, etc.)

Financial Proposal

  • That lays out detailed costs for the period of the contract. This should include all costs associated with the study including professional fees and salaries for technical team members, data collectors, supervisors, etc., material and service (printing, communication, etc.), and any other relevant costs and should be presented inclusive of Value Added Tax (VAT)
  • Financial arrangements: At the submission and approval of the inception report and detailed work plan, CARE pays 40% and the second payment (60%) will be made after the submission and approval of the final report, data sets, and PowerPoint presentation on the baseline report.

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Thus, interested applicants should submit a hard copy of the above proposals and the required documents to the CARE Ethiopia Procurement Unit.

The Deadline to submit the proposal is 23-Jan-2023 @4:00pm (10:00 local time). All applications clearly marked as “Baseline Survey Consultancy Service on the proposals" and submit both technical and financial proposals in a separate sealed envelope in-person to CARE Ethiopia, Procurement Unit as per the below address.

CARE Ethiopia, Addis Ababa,

Around 22 Mazoria, behind Lex Plaza building,

Next to Ha'Geez Cultural Restaurant.

CARE reserves the right to reject all non-responsive or otherwise unacceptable proposals.

NOTE: Any interested vendor can collect the relevant annexes from CARE Ethiopia's head office, as per the above address

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