Save the Children Strengthening Humanitarian Delivery Multi Sector Needs Assessments Consultancy Jobs in Nigeria

Save the Children Strengthening Humanitarian Delivery Multi Sector Needs Assessments Consultancy Jobs in Nigeria

Purpose of the Assignment

  • The objective of the assignment is to conduct a needs and feasibility assessment defining and analyzing the needs of the target groups, the stakeholders involved, the activities planned, the prerequisites necessary for successful project implementation, and the potential risks to the action.

  • Specifically, the assessment will look at the impact of the coronavirus across all sectors of SCI implementation locations in Borno state.

    Specific Objective

    The Consultant should assess, identify, and report on the following aspects:

  • Description of the current situation, knowledge, and main issues in relation to COVID 19.

  • Identification of COVID-19 affected populations’ socio-economic situation, needs and capacities.

  • Identify compounding gender inequality issues especially around SGBV and consequences (due to COVID 19) on the lives of potential beneficiaries.

  • Identify strategies adopted by households in response to the current COVID19 pandemic.

  • Identify and propose adoption of sector interventions in the light of identified needs gaps analysis and in accordance with innovative approaches for COVID 19.

    Assessment Design and Methodology

  • The consultant will be responsible for developing an assessment strategy and methodology that includes a mix of qualitative and quantitative data collection.

  • The quantitative data will be collected using questionnaires as deployed through Kobo Toolbox and qualitative methods will include KII and FGDs.

  • The methodology will be presented as part of the draft work plan as outlined in the deliverables below and included in the final report.

  • There will be reviews of internal documents such as project proposal documents, program reports.

    The following guidance should be taken into account:

  • There should be meaningful and safe participation of children and young people, ensuring ethical standards for research with children are followed, including informed consent and assent, ensuring the best interest of the child, confidentiality and avoiding harm, which is aligned with SC’s Child Safeguarding Policy.

  • All data collection methods will be done in accordance with COVID 19 adaptations. New and innovative data collections are required and will be assessed during selection.


  • Methodology and tools for data collection

  • Report on activities carried out

  • Final report of the assessment

    Development and deployment of data collection tools - 3 days

  • Data collection (this includes 3 days for training of field enumerators and pretesting of tools) - 10 days

  • Data analysis and submission of the first draft report - 5 days

  • Presentation and submission of the final report - 5 days

  • Total number of days - 30 days Maximum

    Profile of consultant

  • The consultant
    must have experience and significant knowledge of humanitarian response mechanisms, specifically regarding the Northeast humanitarian response, and have previous experience in conducting external Assessments for conflict responses.

    In addition, the following requirements are highly essential desirable

  • Significant experience (5-8 years) in coordination, implementation, monitoring and assessment of emergency response programs

  • Relevant expertise in at least 3 relevant sectors (Food Security & Livelihoods, Education, Nutrition, WASH, GBV, Health and Protection).

  • Demonstrated experience of needs assessments in humanitarian response projects is essential

  • Knowledge and experience in child participatory approaches and child safeguarding

  • Fluency in English and ability to write clear and concise reports (examples of previous work will be requested)

  • Understanding of humanitarian donor requirements and specific requirements for this assessment.

  • Ability to manage the available time and resources and work to tight deadlines.

    Desirable requirements include

  • Speaking and understanding the local language

  • Prior work experience in conflict-affected regions

    Costs Related to The Assignment

  • All costs related to the analysis which are to be covered by SCI would be detailed in the contract, which will be signed by the consultant and the designated person from SCI Nigeria Humanitarian Response Program.

  • The primary point of contact within the Humanitarian response will be the MEAL Team.

  • Though the consultant will be operating independently, field movements will always be in coordination with SCI Borno’s safety and security team for access to implementation areas in the scheduling of KII and FGDs with the community.

  • SCI will make additional staff available to support the assessment where required

    How to Apply

    For more information and job application details, see; Save the Children Strengthening Humanitarian Delivery Multi Sector Needs Assessments Consultancy Jobs in Nigeria

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