Request for Proposals: Consultancy services to conduct KAPB study in IRC – Benadir Region, Somalia

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Employer: International Rescue Committee
Job Title: Request for Proposals: Consultancy services to conduct KAPB study in IRC – Benadir Region, Somalia
Job Type: Full-Time
Location: Somalia
Category: Other


Request for Proposals: Consultancy services to conduct a Knowledge, Attitudes, Practices and Behaviors (KAPB) study in IRC – Benadir Region, Somalia


The International Rescue Committee (IRC), responds to the world's worst humanitarian crises and helps people to survive and rebuild their lives. Founded in 1933 at the request of Albert Einstein, the IRC offers help to people whose lives and livelihoods are shattered by conflict and disaster to survive, recover, and gain control of their future. At work today in over 40 countries and in 22 U.S. cities, the IRC serves people forced to flee from war, conflict, disaster and the host communities which support them, as well as those who remain within their homes and communities.

The IRC Somalia supports 5 health facilities in Benadir Region of Somalia. Since 2007, the IRC has been among the numerous organizations assisting Somali populations to address their basic humanitarian needs, while trying simultaneously to support localized longer term opportunities. With a strong foot print in South Galkacyo (since 2007), Mogadishu (since 2011), Garowe (since 2012) and Dhusamareb (since 2016), the IRC has developed a solid humanitarian portfolio in the field of Health, WPE, WASH & Livelihoods. In addition, the IRC has piloted local governance programming (CDR) in Puntland as a way to bridge local participation and community development, at a time the New Deal / Compact kicks off its state building & peace building objectives. The IRC intends to proactively pursue concrete and measurable changes in the life of IDPs, host and rural communities before 2020.

The Purpose of this Request for Proposal (RFP)
It is the intent of this RFP to secure competitive proposals to select a firm for the International Rescue committee to provide consultancy services to conduct a Knowledge, Attitudes, Practices and Behaviors (KAPB) study in IRC – supported health facilities in Benadir Region, Somalia. The outcomes of this KAPB study will help inform future planning, implementation and evaluation of IRC’s health interventions in Benadir region. Information gathered will be used to identify knowledge gaps, cultural beliefs, or behavioral patterns that may facilitate understanding and action, as well as problems that pose or create barriers to IRC’s efforts to provide health services. The data will provide IRC, the MoH and other stakeholders with fundamental information needed to make strategic decisions in Health Programming. By floating this RFP, IRC intends to secure Technical and Financial proposals from eligible, qualified and technically competent consultancy firms to carry out this assignment.

The winning firm will sign a one off contract for the provision of the consultancy services for the period indicated in the Terms of Reference. Bidders shall be domiciled and must have complied with all Government legal Regulations to operate and regular tax payer as specified in the Request for Proposal. The bidders will be required to furnish copies of their operating licenses/certificates of registration valid for the fiscal year 2018. They shall not be under a declaration of ineligibility for corrupt or fraudulent practices.


Full description of this RFP can be viewed through the link:

Interested and suitably qualified bidders shall submit sealed bids addressed to:

The Tender committee
International Rescue Committee (IRC) Somalia
Laiboni Centre, 5th floor, Lenana Road
Po Box 62727 - 00200; Nairobi, Kenya.
The Tender committee
International Rescue Committee (IRC) Somalia
Mogadishu Field Office,
KM4, Airport Road, Wadajir District,
Mogadishu Town, Somalia.

Prospective Bidders requiring any clarification of the Bidding Documents may notify the Purchaser in writing at the The request for clarification must reach the purchaser not later than 16th Aug 2018. The Purchaser will respond by e-mail providing clarification on the bid documents on the 19th Aug 2018.

Deadline for submission of proposals is by close of business on 20th August 2018. All bids are to be dropped in the Tender box provided for the purpose at the Reception Area. Bids submitted after the deadline will not be accepted.

Bidders must sign the bid register form at the reception of the office indicating their company name, telephone number, and date of submission.

IRC is not bound to accept the lowest priced bid or any bid that is submitted. Any form of canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification

Publish date: 2018-08-06 00:42:50
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