The Danish Refugee Council (DRC) is an independent, humanitarian organization working on all aspects of the refugee cause in more than thirty countries throughout the world. The aim of DRC is to protect refugees and internally displaced persons (IDPs) against persecution and to promote durable solutions to the problems of forced migration based on humanitarian principles and human rights.
DRC has been operating in the Middle East (ME) region for over a decade, running a combination of emergency, livelihood, protection and advocacy programmes through Country Offices in Jordan, Syria, Iraq, Lebanon, Turkey, Yemen and a Regional Office in Amman.
About the Durable Solutions Platform (DSP)
In November 2016, the DSP was created as a joint initiative of the Danish Refugee Council (DRC), the International Rescue Committee (IRC) and the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC). The objective of the DSP is to generate knowledge and promote dialogue and strategic dialogue and program approaches to the long-term future of displaced Syrians based on international best practices and principles. The platform acts as a convener to stimulate forward thinking and policy development on durable solutions for the displaced Syrians.
The DSP seeks to commission a consultant or team of consultants to:
- Provide technical inputs on the DSP Durable Solutions Framework;
- Conduct the Durable Solutions Analysis based on DSP’s Durable Solutions Framework, focusing on a to-be determined geographic location inside Syria;
- Conduct 15 key informant interviews for use in the Durable Solutions Analysis; and
- Provide additional feedback on the Durable Solutions Framework tool and its implementation, after it has been used to complete the Solutions Analysis.
- Participate in any relevant online workshops or meetings that take place during the consultancy timeframe.
The consultant or consultant team are expected to produce the following deliverables within the work period specified, in accordance with an agreed-upon timeline with DSP staff:
- Inception Reportoutlining the consultant’s understanding of the TOR, methodology, tools, ethical considerations, report outline, work-plan, and a list of proposed key informant interviews.
- Commented Solutions Frameworkincluding an assessment of each draft criteria and indicator, for DSP incorporation into a final framework output. Multiple rounds of comments are anticipated. After completion of the project, the consultant will be asked for follow-up feedback on the framework tool, and suggestions for ensuring uptake of the tool by relevant stakeholders.
- Draft Solutions Analysis Report(40 pages maximum, excluding annexes)
a. Table of contents, glossary of key terms, list of acronyms
b. Executive summary (maximum 3 pages) including an introduction, research rationale, research methodology, scope, and limitations
c. Conclusions, recommendations, and ways forward
d. Use of tables, graphics, and diagrams to compare geographic regions and other demographics, as needed
e. DSP Solutions Framework criteria rated for each location
f. Annexes including but not limited to: list of key informant interviews by profession, documents reviewed
g. A short Power Point presentation highlighting key questions, methodology, key findings, and recommendations (for a presentation about 20 minutes in length)
h. English-language Key Informant interview tools and interview transcripts
- Final revised Solutions Analysis reportbased on inputs from DSP and other relevant stakeholders
- Weekly project updatessubmitted to DSP points of contact, via email, every Thursday for the duration of the project cycle.
RFP Issuing date: 1 May 2020
RFP Closure date: 14 May 2020, 10:00 a.m Local Jordan Time
How to apply
The complete RFP package can be downloaded fromhttps://drc.ngo/relief-work/procurement-in-drc
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