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Programme Evaluation Consultancy: Just Play Knowledge Attitudes Practices (KAP) and Baseline Study

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Programme Evaluation Consultancy: Just Play Knowledge Attitudes Practices (KAP) and Baseline Study

The Oceania Football Confederation (OFC) is looking for consultants to conduct a study on various attitudes and practices related to health, gender, disability etc. in eight Pacific Island Countries. Deadline: 18 September, 2020.

Who are we?

Oceania Football Confederation (OFC) is the umbrella organisation of the national football associations within Oceania. Located in Auckland, New Zealand, OFC has 11 Member Associations which it supports financially and logistically through various programmes.

OFC is the smallest of the world’s six Confederations but is an active participant within the FIFA football community. Along with AFC in Asia, CAF in Africa, CONCACAF in North/Central America and the Caribbean, CONMEBOL in South America and UEFA in Europe, OFC works to provide support to football’s international governing body.

What do we do?

OFC is charged with the task of servicing and administering football in the Oceania region while also using the game as a tool for social development. Our vision is to raise the overall standard of football in Oceania and utilise the power and passion of football to help promote education, community development, capacity building, health awareness, cultural exchange and economic development within the football community.

What do we need?

Consultants/agency to conduct a formative study on Health-WASH-DRR-Gender-Disability-Protection-Lifeskills norms and practices in eight (8) Pacific Island Countries (PICs) – Fiji, French Polynesia, Kiribati, New Caledonia, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tonga and Vanuatu. 

What results are we looking for?

  1. Development of an integrated and versatile monitoring framework and toolkit to support regional programming teams to collect KAP data inputs remotely;
  2. A baseline against which programme outcomes can be measured and evaluation across programme countries in the Pacific; and
  3. Recommendations to inform the development of programming and monitoring components and an advocacy campaign focusing on WASH, to be designed and delivered throughout the region. 

Deliverables and milestones of the consultancy:

  1. A literature review and gaps to be used to inform the study design.  Detailed workplan with timelines, proposed methodology including data sources and data collection tools to address the key research questions, a research protocol, data collection instruments and consent forms in English and local languages.
  2. Toolkit, guides, tools and resources, link to existing monitoring and evaluation systems and frameworks; Training materials, tools and proposed method of delivery;
  3. Training of Just Play country teams to support data collection.
  4. Data collection including transcriptions/translations; Preliminary report with key findings and specific recommendations to inform the design of a communication strategy for individual and social behaviour change; Presentations (PowerPoint) on key findings and recommendations.
  5. Final Report submitted to OFC and all raw data collected by the end of consultancy.

Workplace:

The consultants are required to work from their existing home base.  No travel is anticipated.

Competencies:

The Consultancy’s team or institution will need to demonstrate their appropriate research qualifications and experience to achieve the above, specifically:

  • At least 7 years of recent documented work experience in conducting knowledge, attitude and practice (KAP) studies and related field research including quantitative and qualitative studies with focus on the Sport for Development, social development, health, education, child protection and behaviour change
  • Equipment, tools and facilities to implement the study (software programmes and equipment for transcription, data analyses)
  • Familiarity with information technology, including proficiency in word processing, spreadsheets, and presentation software
  • Proven analytical, interview and report writing skills
  • Experience working with the Australian/New Zealand Governments, UNICEF, UN and government
  • Knowledge of the Pacific region required
  • Excellent communication, coordination, teamwork and organisational skills
  • Fluency in written and spoken English required. Fluency in French an asset. 

How to apply:

To apply for this consultancy, interested consultants/agencies should review the attached Terms of Reference and submit expressions of interest together with:

  1. A cover letter, no longer than two pages and a curriculum vitae showing how the consultant/agency has/have the skills, qualifications and experience to carry out the study;
  2. A technical proposal, no longer than four pages, highlighting:
    1. The methodology that the consultant/agency will use;
    2. Work plan which outlines the time frame, risks and highlights key milestones; and
    3. A financial proposal/budget inclusive of all fees and costs to undertake the review. 

For the detailed Terms of Reference please click here. Proposals from interested consultants/agencies should be submitted no later than Friday, 18 September 2020 to OFCHR@oceaniafootball.com.  Please ensure Programme Evaluation Consultancy: Just Play Knowledge Attitudes Practices (KAP) and Baseline Study is included in the subject line of the email. 

Application deadline

Fri, 09/18/2020

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