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REQUEST FOR EXPRESSION OF INTEREST

 

Assignment Title: Baseline Survey for the Early Childhood Care and Development for Floating Villages Project

 

Reference No.: ECCD_SC011


With funding support from the Japan Social Development Fund, managed by the World Bank, Save the Children is implementing a baseline survey for the Early Childhood Care and Development for Floating Villages Project in Kampong Chhnang and Pursat provinces.

The objectives of the baseline survey are to: 1. Determine the qualitative and quantitative baseline data of the project against the expected outputs, outcomes and indicators as outlined in the results framework; 2. Gather baseline data to guide project implementation, reporting, and documentation of project achievements; and 3. Generate documentation and research for advocacy and knowledge management purposes.

The sample size will include approximately 300 children aged 0 - 42 months, 300 children aged 42 – 72 months, 600 primary caregivers of these children, two Provincial Office of Education officials, 6 District Office of Education officials, 36 Commune Council members, 36 CCWC members, and 72 Village Chiefs. Save the Children now invites eligible consultancy service providers to indicate their interest in bidding on this contract.

In response to this Expression of Interest (EOI), interested consultancy service providers should provide information demonstrating that they have the required qualifications and relevant experience to perform the services. The shortlisting criteria are:

1.    At least 2 years of experience working in South-East Asia, preferably with experience in Cambodia;
2.    Personnel with research experience on education and ECCD;
3.    Demonstrated expertise in conducting large-scale household surveys (including expertise in quantitative and qualitative methodology, survey research, quality control and complex survey data analysis);
4.    Demonstrated technical expertise and experience in designing and deploying Computer-Assisted Personal Interviewing (CAPI) methods of data capture, ie Open Data Kit (ODK) and Survey BE;
5.    Demonstrated analytical capacity; and
6.     Quality project impact evaluation report (evidenced by at least one impact evaluation report example).  

The attention of interested firms is drawn to paragraph 1.9 of the World Bank Guidelines: Selection and Employment of Consultants under IBRD Loans and IDA Credits & Grants by World Bank Borrowers dated January 2011 and revised July 2014 (“Consultant Guidelines”), setting forth the World Bank’s policy on conflict of interest.

A firm will be selected in accordance with the Selection Based on the Consultants’ Qualification (CQS) method set out in the Consultant Guidelines. As such, upon assessment of qualification and experience of the applicants by an Evaluation Committee formed by Save the Children, only the most qualified and experienced firm/organisation according to the short-listing criteria will be invited to submit a combined technical and financial proposal.

The full ToR can be requested, for information, from the contact below.

Expressions of Interest must be delivered in written form to Mr. Kou Boun Kheang, MEAL Specialist.
Email: bounkheang.kou@savethechildren.org
Tel: Office: +855 (0)23 223 403/4/5/6. Mail box 34. The deadline for receiving responses to this EOI is 20 October 2016.  

All procurement practices and procedures reflect Save the Children’s commitment to protecting children from abuse.
 

Save the Children: P.O. Box 34, Villa 5, Street 242, Sangkat Chaktomouk, Khan Daun Penh, Phnom Penh,
Phone: (855) 23 223 403/4/5/6, CCC Box 59,

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