International Medical Corps is a global humanitarian nonprofit organization dedicated to saving lives and relieving suffering through health care training and relief and development programs.
Established in 1984 by volunteer doctors and nurses, International Medical Corps is a private, voluntary, nonpolitical, nonsectarian organization. Its mission is to improve the quality of life through health interventions and related activities that build local capacity in areas worldwide. By offering training and health care to local populations and medical assistance to people at high risk, and with the flexibility to respond rapidly to emergency situations, International Medical Corps rehabilitates devastated health care systems and helps bring them back to self-reliance.
Background to the Assignment
IMC started operations in Nigeria in 2013 with a focus on building the capacity of local health systems and communities and ensure the provision of quality, accessible health and nutrition care for vulnerable groups such as children under five years. Currently
International Medical Corps works in two states of the Federation namely; Borno and Kano. In 2013, the Nigerian government declared a state of emergency (SoE) in Adamawa, Borno, and Yobe states in the Northeast. Since the SoE was declared, there has been a significant increase of internally displaced persons (IDPs) in the Northeast with over two million IDPs to date, the majority of whom are in Borno State. International Medical Corps is implementing an emergency program in Borno with the IDPs as primary beneficiaries.
The OFDA funded project to be evaluated “Emergency WASH, Nutrition and Protection Assistance Project to Conflict Affected People in Borno State, North East Nigeria” is currently being implemented in Nigeria in 2018-2019 and the overall objective of the project is to “Scale up the response to the acute GBV, WASH and Nutrition needs of conflict affected populations.”
Purpose of the Assignment
The endline assessment is to assess the project implementation and assess its impact on the target beneficiaries by validating project outputs and outcomes. The results of the endline survey will be essential in determining the success of the intervention in achieving the project objectives.
Scope of the Assignment
Project Timeframe: July 1, 2018 – June 30, 2019
The overall objectives of the evaluation are to:
While the specific objectives are the following: The evaluation will include quantitative approach such as WASH and IYCF household survey which results will be compared to the baseline survey find on the below indicators and also formulate and provide practical and sustainable recommendations based on the survey findings.
The consultant who will be hired to conduct the evaluation will need to propose the evaluation design, and methodologies for the final evaluation. This will be detailed in his/her technical proposal for the evaluation and reviewed by IMC team. The following aspects should be included in the methodology: 1) Proposed evaluation design 2) Data sources 3) Proposed data collection methods and analysis 4) Proposed sampling methods 5) Field visits Evaluation Ethics
Ethics in data gathering and conducting evaluations is a key aspect for International Medical Corps. The consultant evaluator will imperatively need to follow specific precautions to ensure ethics and a no harm approach:
Implementation of the Assignment Deliverables
The consultant will, in coordination with the International Medical Corps team and under direct supervision of the Program Director:
Code of Conduct
All Consultants are required to adhered to and promote International Medical Corps shared responsibility and obligation to report matters involving Sexual Exploitation & Abuse, Trafficking in Persons, Child Safeguarding and any suggested violation to our Code of Conduct which may involve Conflicts of Interest, Fraud, Corruption or Harassment. If you see, hear or are aware of any suggested activities then you have an obligation to report to International Medical Corps.
International Medical Corps is proud to provide equal consultancy opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, age, disability or status as a veteran.