Tenders and Consultancies

Feasibility Study: Strengthening the inclusion and social participation of persons with disabilities in Zambia

CBM and St. Francis Hospital in Zambia would like to propose a project to the German Federal Ministry of Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ). The project will improve the living conditions of persons with disabilities in the Eastern Province of Zambia. For the project planning, CBM needs a feasibility study to assess the feasibility of the proposed project and systematically check the extent to which the project approach can achieve the planned changes under the existing framework conditions.

For this, we are looking for individual consultants or a consultancy team to undertake the feasibility study in Zambia.  For more information on the contract and content of the study, read the  Terms of Reference (ToR) (word) and Terms of Reference (ToR) (PDF) 

Country/Region: Zambia, Eastern Province

Project Target Group: The project targets at least 4,000 direct beneficiaries (women, men, boys, and girls with disabilities) in the Eastern Province.

Project Objective: Improving the living conditions of persons with disabilities and their families in the Eastern Province of Zambia

Partner Organisation: St Francis’ Hospital is a 350-bed hospital in Katete, Eastern Province of Zambia. It provides medical and surgical care to the people of Katete District and accepts referrals from the whole of Eastern Province.

Planned Project Duration: 01.07.2025 – 31.12.2029

Commissioning organisation/contact person: CBM Christoffel Blindenmission/ Christian Blind Mission

Study duration: 30 days

Funding Title: The “Private German Executing Agencies” funding title (Private Träger) provided by BMZ supports projects and programmes in developing countries that bring about a sustained improvement in the economic, social or ecological situation of the poor population in developing countries or effectively support the self-help efforts of these people and involve them as partners in the process of planning and implementation. Capacity building and supporting sustainable system strengthening to overcome poverty or foster the fulfilment of human rights are the core measures supported by this funding title.

Objective of the Study: The project is currently in its development phase, and CBM is seeking to recruit a consultant to conduct a feasibility study to assess the feasibility of the proposed project and systematically check the extent to which the project approach can achieve the planned changes under the existing framework conditions. The study should provide CBM and its partner(s) with sufficient information on the project opportunities, risks, and concrete recommendations for improving the project concept. The study and project proposal will be submitted to BMZ.

For more information on the planned project and content of the study, please visit CBM Christian Blind Mission.

How to apply

Technical proposal:

  • A description of the consultancy firm,
  • CVs of suggested team members,
  • An outline of the understanding of these TORs and suggested methodology (NOT exceeding 10 pages). The methodology shall contain suggestions for the sample size of the different target groups and the proposed data collection methods for the different target groups)
  • A detailed work plan for the entire assignment.

Financial proposal:

  • A detailed budget in EUR or Zambian Kwacha for the expected assignment shall include all anticipated costs to conduct a disability-inclusive and participatory study, along with taxes in compliance with the consultants’ local tax regulations.

Please note that we only review complete applications and respond to applicants who receive an invitation to interview. We want to promote diversity in our teams and therefore welcome applications from people of different ethnic and social backgrounds, religions and world views, ages and genders, and especially from persons with disabilities.

Please send the required documents to CBM Country Office Zambia: procurement.zambia(at)cbm(dot)org by June 28rd, 2024.


For more information, please download the invitation for tender here.

Call for application: Project Designing Resilience Analysis

CBM has been invited to submit a full proposal to the German Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ )and its donor title, Transitional Development Assistance (TDA).

For the project planning and preparation of the full proposal document, CBM needs a Project-Designing Resilience Analysis in the Gaza Strip, the West Bank (area C) and East Jerusalem. 

For this, we are seeking individual consultants or consultancy teams to collect qualitative and quantitative data remotely and on-site. For more information on the contract and content of the study, please download the call for application (PDF)  , Terms of Reference (ToR) (word) and Terms of Reference (ToR) (PDF) and application form (word).

 

How to apply:

  • Fill out application form (word)
  • Short concept including timeline and work plan based on ToR. 
  • Resilience-Capacity-Matrix based on ToR 
  • Financial offer
  • CV of suggested team members
  • At least two reading samples

Please note that we only review complete applications and only get back to applicants who receive an invitation to interview. We would like to further promote diversity in our teams and therefore welcome applications from people of different ethnic and social backgrounds, religions and world views, different ages and genders, and especially from persons with disabilities.

Please send the required documents listed below to CBM Eastern Mediterranean Desk info.em(at)cbm(dot)org  by June 23, 2024.

 Contact for queries:

Catherina.schoenhammer(at)cbm(dot)org