Research for Consultants: Assessments and Evaluations

  • Save the Children
  • 20/06/2024
Research assistant, Researcher, Senior researcher, Advisor, Project lead Democracy and Governance Inequalities International Development


SCI has been working in Nigeria since 2001 as a strong, recognized, and respected voice for children’s rights.

Programs currently support health and nutrition, education, child protection, food security, livelihoods, social protection, child rights governance, and water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) in both developmental and humanitarian contexts.

SCI has 11 field offices but operational in about 18 states in Nigeria. Against this background, SCI Nigeria seeks to pre-qualify national and international consultants and consultancy firms to design and deliver assessments, studies, and evaluations for its programming. Interested organizations must demonstrate commitment and capacity to work at different levels and across SCI's thematic areas.

These consultancies can include but are not limited to:

  • Baselines, mid-lines, and endlines
  • Mid-term and final evaluations
  • Knowledge, Attitudes, and Practices surveys
  • Anthropometric (SMART) surveys
  • (Multi-Sectoral) Needs Assessments
  • Labor market assessments
  • Gender assessments
  • Social norms exploration
  • Child Participatory Assessments or Research
  • Impact Assessment
  • Formative research


  • Agrees to comply with Save the Children standard policies and procedures as stated in the RFQ or Invitation to Tender (ITT) document.
  • Completed a Master's degree in a relevant area, such as social sciences, development studies, or in specific technical areas such as education, public health, nutrition, food security, etc..
  • Provides a CV and cover letter, explaining relevant experience and relevant reports of previous work.
  • Provides brief description and evidence (attached copies) of up to 4 relevant services provided to other actors (either INGOs, International Organisations or donors), including the year of service and an official email address to contact as a reference.

Capability criteria:

  • Evidence of a minimum of three years’ experience designing and carrying out high-quality assessments, baseline, mid-term, and endline studies, and mid-term and final evaluations, for one or more of the following thematic areas: health and nutrition, education, child protection, food security, livelihoods, social protection, child rights governance, and water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH)
  • Evidence of experience working in development and/or humanitarian settings.
  • Evidence shows strong training and experience in quantitative and qualitative data collection methods and analysis.
  • Evidence of knowledge and experience with a range of statistical and qualitative data managing software and approaches (such as SPSS, EPI Info, Stata, NVivo, Atlasti, KOBO Toolbox, ONA, CommCare, REDCap, ODK or other similar software)
  • Evidence proves a strong command of the English language, both written and verbal with strong report writing and documentation skills.
  • Evidence of working experience in Nigeria or similar contexts 
  • Evidence of specific expertise (evaluations, gender/market/labour/conflict sensitivity assessments, social norms exploration, political economy analysis)

Project Type

Consulting - Tender opportunity

Application deadline