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Call for Application: Consultant for Project-Impact Evaluation

Oxfam Novib Livelihood and Governance Project (ONLAG)

Position: Consultant for project- impact evaluation

Duration: 23 Working Days

Period: Starting from 1st December 2014

Report to: Executive Director


Background and Rationale

Leadership Initiative for Transformation and Empowerment- LITE Africa, a non-governmental organization based in Effurun-Warri intends to contract the services of a consultant to carry out project impact evaluation of its Oxfam Novib Livelihood and Governance Project.

Since 2009, LITE-Africa has been an Oxfam Novib’s implementing partner and currently engaged on the Oxfam Novib’s Livelihood and Governance in Niger Delta (ONLAG) project, which covers the period of 2011 to 2014 in 19 communities in 4 Local Government Areas in Delta and Bayelsa States.



Evaluation Objectives and Scope



1.To assess the relevance,  effectiveness, efficiency, sustainability and impact of the project in strengthening women participation in decision making  and livelihoods;

2.To assess achievements of the project based on the indicators in the project document;

3.To draw key lessons learned during the project implementation; and

4.To provide an overview of the strengths, weaknesses, challenges and gaps in project implementation, and recommendations for addressing the weaknesses and challenges.



The main focus of the evaluation will be to assess the implementation at all levels and impacts of the project, highlighting advances and practices for replication. This evaluation will take place in 8 communities, (2 communities each in Yenagoa, Southern Ijaw, Isoko South and Warri North Local Government Areas)  and will last for 23 days.



Expected Outputs:

·Review all project documents, reports of LITE-Africa including educational materials produced in relation to the project.

·Consult the project implementers, i.e. the project team, trainers/resource persons and other staff, the trainees and project beneficiaries (youth, community leaders, cooperative members, etc.) from the project areas, including government officials, civil societies, etc.

·Visit project communities in Delta and Bayelsa state to evaluate the outcome and or impact of the project to the project beneficiaries and in the larger framework, its impact on the LGA/States where the project was implemented

·Conduct a briefing session with LITE-Africa before or after the field visits at LITE-Africa office

·Detailed final evaluation report that includes recommendations and possible statement/details about any section of the activities that can be use as a model by CSOs and Government.



·Review of project documents, related literatures and introductory/ discussion session methodology and work plan: 2 days

· Field visit in 8 different communities in 4 LGAs of Delta and Bayelsa state:   (16 days to visit all the communities

· Writing of report (draft): 2 days

· Writing of final report: 2 days

· Debriefing session: 1 Day



The consultant shall have the following qualifications:

  • Experienced in project impact evaluation particularly in Nigeria and most especially in the Niger Delta.
  • Familiar with NGO work on capacity building and advocacy activities in the Niger Delta.
  • In-depth knowledge and understanding of project monitoring and evaluation.
  • Familiar with gender and women exclusion in decision making  issues in highly male dominated communities, Convention to Eliminate all forms of Discrimination against Women ( CEDAW) and other local and international treaties and conventions on issues of women.
  • Excellent verbal and writing skills in English.
  • Have knowledge of the Niger Delta terrain



Remuneration for the evaluator is negotiable.

LITE-Africa invites qualified candidates to submit their application containing the rate of their consultancy fee, proposed methodology and timeframe of implementation (not exceeding 23 working days), CV and 3 references to the following email addresses: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Note: The ONLAG Project Evaluation  application can be made by a consultancy firm or a consultant .

The deadline for the applications is November 13, 2014.

Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted for the interviews. Please do not make telephone inquiring about this call for application.


For more information on LITE Africa, please visit our websites: www.lite-africa.org


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