Gender Equality and Social Inclusion Analysis Ghana

Call for expression of interest to conduct a GESI Analysis

Anticipated timeframe: Short term consultancy, up to 45 person days to be worked between 1 August to 15 September 2024

Location: Accra Ghana

The ‘Strengthening Civil Society Representation of Women with Disabilities in Ghana’ programme commenced in May 2024, and is a 2-year project funded by the European Union. The project aims to strengthen the capacity for Organisations of Persons with Disabilities (OPDs), and in particular, organisations of women with disabilities in the areas of management, communication, fundraising, coordination, advocacy, gender, climate change, networking and financial accountability.

Sightsavers will build the capacity of two OPDs Women with Disability Development and Advocacy Organisation (WODAO), and the ABAK Foundation. WODAO and the ABAK Foundation will then cascade capacity building downstream to members and partners to strengthen their ability to claim their rights and hold duty bearers to account.


Sightsavers will be commissioning a consultant to conduct a GESI analysis in the 33 project districts in the Bono, Bono East, Ashanti, Oti and Volta regions.


Please provide details of proposed methodologies and timelines. The assessment will need to cover, but not be limited to:

  • Analysis of secondary sources of data on the inclusion of women and girls and persons with disabilities in development interventions in the districts.
  • Gathering and analysing primary source of data to map trends that highlight risk factors that impede the participation of women with disabilities. The analysis should seek to understand the root causes of gender inequalities in the project districts.
  • Make informed conclusions about potential opportunities including stakeholders who the CSO can collaborate with in the districts.

Output and Deliverables

The consultant is expected to produce the following.

  • Proposal outlining how the consultancy will be conducted, including data collection tools and the timelines for delivering the consultancy.
  • Report of desk review and other methodologies used.
  • Final report outlining gendered and disability barriers and vulnerabilities that need to be addressed and their root causes.


The consultancy is expected to take up to 45 days of the consultant’s time from 1 August to 15 September 2024.

Sightsavers will welcome expressions of interest from qualified independent evaluators or consultancy companies. An individual or team with members located in Nigeria would be preferred. The consultant and team members should have the following core competencies and experience.

Consultant’s expertise

  • Demonstrable previous experience in gender, disability inclusion, and women’s rights.
  • Proven record of conducting GESI analysis or similar assessments and able to provide examples of reports.
  • Previous execution of several consultancies for international organisations or national development organisations required
  • Robust skills related to monitoring, evaluation, and research.

Payment Terms

Consultants with a proven track record in the above will be procured to undertake the project through an expression of interest process. Payment terms will be agreed between the Consultant and Sightsavers.

Full details of the project, Scope of Work, Outputs/ Deliverables and budgets can be found within the ToR.

How to express your interest:

To express your interest to undertake this assignment, please read the complete ToR, and complete our Expression of Interest (EoI) which can be found via the application link.

The EoI response should include roles and responsibilities of the consultant/s and number of days input, as well as a proposed workplan and indicative budget, including team members’ daily rates for the assignment and any other anticipated expenses.

Interested bidders are also requested to include a couple of examples of previous similar work.

The deadline for consultants/consultancies to submit their bid is 14 July 2024.

Interviews are likely to be held mid July 2024. This will be a two-stage process consisting of two interviews conducted via Microsoft Teams, each lasting up to 1 hour.

Please note due to the high volume of applications we reserve the right to close this ad early.

Selection Criteria:

Sightsavers is committed to running a fair and transparent tender process and ensuring that all bidders are treated and assessed equally during this process.

Bidder quotation responses will be evaluated against Essential Criteria, Capability Criteria, Sustainability Criteria and Commercial Criteria. These criteria have been especially created to help SCI determine which bidder is able to offer the best quality and most commercially competitive solution to meet our needs and deliver the most effective programming to our beneficiaries.

How to apply

To submit a tender please simply use the link provided that will direct you to our website.

Please ensure you complete the Expression Of Interest document alongside specific questions tied to the consultancy work.

Thank you

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