Youth/Education Needs Assessment Consultant
|Position Location:||Africa- Nigeria|
Position: Youth/Education Needs Assessment Consultant
Duration: 1 month
Reports to: Regional Programs Director, Africa
Relief International is a leading nonprofit organization working in 16 countries to relieve poverty, ensure well-being and advance dignity. We specialize in fragile settings, responding to natural disasters, humanitarian crises and chronic poverty.
Relief International combines humanitarian and development approaches to provide immediate services while laying the groundwork for long-term impact. Our signature approach — which we call the RI Way—emphasizes local participation, an integration of services, strategic partnerships and a focus on civic skills. In this way, we empower communities to find, design and implement the solutions that work best for them.
The purpose of this consultancy is to lead the design, implementation, and analysis of a Youth/Education needs assessment in 3-4 selected areas of Borno State, Nigeria. The assessment will examine a range of issues affecting children and youth in selected areas, with an emphasis on education. The consultant will design and conduct a mixed-methods assessment using the objectives/assessment questions described in the scope of work below (to be finalized with the selected consultant). The assessment consultant will conduct a desk review, develop appropriate primary data collection tools with appropriate study design, sample size determination and sampling technique.
Scope of Work
Objective 1: To understand the socio-economic characteristics of targeted areas.
Objective 2: To understand education and related needs of school-age children (in school and out of school, in particular girls) in targeted areas.
Objective 3: To identify most effective activities, approaches, and delivery mechanisms to meet the needs of in and out of school children in targeted areas.
Objective 4: To identify opportunities for vocational education and youth employment in Maiduguri
Qualifications and Requirements
The consultancy will last for 30 days. A sample timeline is included below, to be finalized with the selected consultant.
Desk review: 2 days
Inception report w/ draft tools: 2 days
Incorporate feedback: 1 day
Travel to Abuja: 2 days
Travel to Maiduguri: 1 day
Meet key stakeholders: 3 days
Refine data collection tools: 2 days
Data collection sites 1-4: 10-12 days
Data analysis and interpretation workshop: 2 days
Report writing: 3 days
Submission of Proposals
Qualified and interested parties are asked to submit a proposal detailing the following:
A technical proposal clearly demonstrating:
We would like to share Relief International's Values with you:
We uphold the Humanitarian Principles: humanity, neutrality, impartiality, and operational independence. We affirmatively engage the most vulnerable communities. We value:
For consideration please submit all of the following: a detailed CV, cover letter and a list of 3 previous supervisors (including email address, Skype contact, and telephone number).
The closing date for applications is 9th August.
Due to the urgency of this role, we will be reviewing CVs and interviewing candidates on a rolling basis. Interested candidates are asked to submit their application as soon as possible
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