Amref Health Africa End-Term Evaluation for EU Funded Project Jobs in Ethiopia

Amref Health Africa End-Term Evaluation for EU Funded Project Jobs in Ethiopia

Job Id: 220801

Category: Consultancy and Training

Location: Addis Ababa
Career Level: Senior Level (5+ years experience)
Employment Type: Part time

Job Description

Amref Health Africa is one of the biggest international African based health development organization established in 1957 in Nairobi, Kenya.

Amref Health Africa lives with a Vision of “Lasting Health Change in Africa” with a Mission Statement: Amref Health Africa is committed to improving the health of people by partnering with and empowering communities and strengthening health systems in Africa. It is for Africa and committed to improving health and health care in Africa.

Amref Health Africa has formally been registered in Ethiopia in 1998 and started its full-fledged country program in 2002 with one project in Addis Ababa.

Since then, the country program has grown both geographically and programmatically. At present, Amref Health Africa in Ethiopia has over 25 projects which operate in eight Ethiopian regions (Addis Ababa, Afar, Oromiya, Amhara, Gambella, Somali, Benishangul Gumuz and Southern Nations, Nationalities, and People’s Region).

Amref Health Africa in Ethiopia started its health programme in the Southern Nations, Nationalities, and People’s Region of Ethiopia in 2007 where it implemented two projects targeting four districts in the South Omo zone.

The organization currently has been implementing projects in South Omo, Konso, Segen, Wolaita, Gamo and Gofa Zones of the region.

Amref Health Africa strongly believes that there is still an acute gap between vulnerable communities and the Ethiopian health system.

To contribute towards closing the gap, Amref Health Africa has designed a business strategy that will be carried out in a holistic and integrated way and which focused on building the capacity of human resource for health through short and long-term training schemes, strengthening the health system to provide innovative and quality health services and addressing many cross-cutting issues of gender, innovation, research and advocacy for health rights at national and local levels.

1. Description of intervention

In line with national Growth and Transformation Plan and Health Sector Transformation Plan of the Ethiopian government, Amref Health Africa in Ethiopia in partnership with regional health bureau, bureau of finance and economic development and women’s and children affairs, and consortium members of Christian Aid, Women Support Association (WSA) and Ethiopian Interfaith Forum for Dialogue and Development (EIFDDA) has been implementing ASURE-Health project in Gamo, Gofa, Konso, Segen Area peoples and Wolaita zones since 2015GC.

The project’s implementation, phase-in and phase-out strategies were set during project design. The project’s core strategies is capacity building at local level to strengthen the capacity of local partner, faith leaders, authorities and communities to deliver innovative and quality maternal and SRH services.

All project activities have been implemented through existing community structures including, Health Development Army, Self Help groups, women’s groups, youth groups, institutions/structures and kebele management teams and institutions like health facilities, schools, colleges, universities and
faith based organizations.

Overall approach and methods of delivering the project activities were supported and delivered through the government’s decentralized and existing systems, utilizing innovative and low cost techniques that will bring about long-lasting and sustainable change.

The project activities commonly cascaded by integrating with woreda health office and health facility based activities.

The project also has a mechanism that is linked with other stakeholders by reporting, participating in review meetings and joint supportive supervisions.

The overall objective of ASURE-health project is to help Ethiopia to achieve poverty reduction and improve the wellbeing of populations through better reproductive health and informed family planning choice, vital in themselves but also key prerequisites for reducing child and maternal mortality and combating diseases.

Specific objectives

  • To increase universal access to comprehensive reproductive health services in Gamo Gofa, Wolayta, and Segen Area People Zones of Southern Ethiopia by 30% from the baseline by 2020.
  • To increase access to quality reproductive health information and services to women of reproductive age targeting the most vulnerable people with the least access to reproductive health.
  • To improve the capacity of Local Authorities (LAs) to provide quality and friendly service to the target groups

    1.1. Project profile/Information:

    Funding Source

    European Commission

    Project Title:

    ASURE - HEALTH: Access, Service and Utilization of Reproductive Health

    Project period

    January 2015- December 2019

    Project Location

    Ethiopia, SNNPR, Gamo, Gofa, Wolayta, Konso and Segen zones

    Implementing organization

    Amref Health Africa in Ethiopia and Christian Aid in partnership with Women Support Association (WSA) and Ethiopian Interfaith Forum for Dialogue and Development (EIFDDA)

    Job Requirements

  • xtensive skills, experiences and qualification in applying qualitative and quantitative evaluation methods, data analysis skills and facilitation skills and other relevant competencies - such as language proficiency for locally spoken languages required to conduct this evaluation. Specifically;

  • At least Masters Degree in public health, epidemiology, demography, biostatistics or related field and demonstrated experience in household data collection related to SRH,

  • A renewed professional license for consultancy in similar tasks,

  • At least five years of experience in undertaking similar surveys of health projects.

  • Good knowledge with demonstrated practical working experience or research,

  • Experience of effective interaction with local non-government organizations, government departments, and international organizations,

  • Excellent spoken and written communication skills in English,

  • Evidence of similar work in the recent past will be a key requirement.

  • Local Language skills of data collectors,

  • Minimum 75% of the evaluation team composition is expected to be part of data collection

    How to Apply

    Potential consultants are invited to collect TOR free of charge through email of until September 3, 2019 and can submit the proposal on September 4, 2019.The proposal shall include financial and technical proposals sealed in separate envelopes and submitted to Procurement department in person.

    Amref Health Africa, Ethiopia office

    Behind Bole Medhanialem Church

    Near to Abyssinia Building

    P.O.Box 20855, Code 1000

    Addis Ababa

    Amref Health Africa End-Term Evaluation for EU Funded Project Jobs in Ethiopia

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