Provision of skill-based training services on emerging global monitoring, evaluation & learning concepts.

1. Summary of the Training Services

1.1. Purpose: The main purpose is to enhance skills and knowledge of KRCS Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning staff on new and emerging global concepts and skills on Monitoring, Evaluation and Leaning.

1.2. Duration: 10 days tentative based on proposed curriculum.

1.3. Estimated Dates: 24th March to 8th April 2022.

1.4. Participants: KRCS Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning (MEA&L) staff.

1.5. Deliverables: Training curriculum, schedule, materials, facilitation and training report.

1.6. Methodology: Skill based delivery approach.

2. Background Information

Kenya Red Cross Society (KRCS) is a leading humanitarian organization sustainably promoting the wellbeing, health and resilience of communities in Kenya. The KRCS was established on 21 December 1965 through the Kenya Red Cross Society Act. (Chapter 256 Laws of Kenya).

The Monitoring, Evaluation Accountability and Learning (MEA&L) team supports diverse programme areas including Health, Nutrition and social services, Livelihoods, Disaster risk reduction, Emergency operations, Water and Sanitation in addition to Organizational development. The organization also supports third party implementers through consortium arrangements and specifically the GF funded HIV/AIDs program.

The MEA&L unit supports planning and monitoring of interventions, organizational data management cycles, reporting, evaluation, documentation and learning. The MEA&L has an average of twenty staff covering both HQ and field levels.

3. Training Purpose, Scope & Deliverables

4.1 Purpose:

KRCS believes that Monitoring and Evaluation is a tool to facilitate the exchange of objective information and decision making, to achieve objectives and improve the quality of our programs. With the dynamism and changing trends in the field of M&E, there is need to equip the MEA&L team with the latest concepts and skills that are emerging globally as well as refresh on the current M&E systems to the team.

4.2 Broad Objective

The broad objective is to impart skills and knowledge to the MEA&L team on new and emerging concepts in Monitoring Evaluation and Learning field.

4.3 Specific Objectives:

  • Standards and procedures for results-based monitoring and evaluation for end-to-end project lifecycles
  • Effective utilization of information generated from M&E to continuously improve a project’s ability to achieve results.

4.4 Scope of Work:

The Facilitator/consultant will adhere to the following guides as scope of the intended activity unless otherwise discussed and agreed with KRCS.

4.4.1 Training Period: 24th March to April 8th, 2022

4.4.2 Target groups: KRCS MEA&L staff.

4.4.3 Deliverables/Expected Outputs: A technical response to the Terms of Reference detailing training scope, objectives, content, duration, lesson plan, mode of delivery. Financial response that ONLY includes Daily cost of facilitation/consultancy. KRCS will make arrangement and provide any other logistical cost related to the training i.e., conference package. Initial discussions with the consultant on the overall training. An inception report/concept that provide a comprehensive training course and all materials expected for effective delivery. Facilitation for the entire period as agreed with KRCS team. Submission of all training materials tools and detailed training report to KRCS team. Certificates to all participants.

4. Training Methodology Approaches

The KRCS highly recommend that the training consultant considers effective approaches and design that responds to the training objectives and scope of this assignment. However, any additional and effective approaches may be recommended to meet the training requirements for the activity as agreed with KRCS team.

5. Consultant Qualifications and Experience

For the purposes of this training, consultant should have extensive experience and knowledge in Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning field. In addition, the training consultant should possess the following:

8.1 At least a Master’s in either qualitative research techniques, social sciences, public/community health, research methods, statistics or other relevant field

8.2 Post graduate training in Monitoring and Evaluation

8.3 Consultant must demonstrate significant experience (at least 10 years) designing results-based monitoring and evaluation for end-to-end project lifecycles, utilization of leanings derived etc.

8.4 Provide evidence of previous related assignments undertaken related to MEL trainings.

6. Management of Training

9.1 Duration: The entire consultancy will take 10 days from inception phase, training and reporting.

9.2 Requirements:

9.2.1 Inception Report should be submitted in soft copy.

9.2.2 Submission of appropriate training curriculum, approaches and plan.

9.2.3 Final Training Report and all training materials.

9.3 Roles of KRCS Team: The role of the KRCS team is envisaged but not limited to the following:

9.3.1 Development and finalization of the Training Terms of reference.

9.3.2 Procure the consultant and provide logistical support during the training process.

9.3.3 Make fund available to the consulting team as per the contract document.

9.4 Role of the Consultant: The consultant will consult with KRCS in undertaking the following:

9.4.1 Respond to the TOR with clear methodology, work plan and budget.

9.4.2 Design the Training methodology, curriculum and tools.

9.4.3 Development of inception report.

9.4.4 Conduct the Training to KRCS Team

9.4.5 Develop and Share Training report with KRCS.

7. Submission of proposal

The bidders MUST provide a technical and financial proposal in two separate folders clearly marked “Technical Proposal + Name of the firm/consultant” and “Financial Proposal + Name of the firm/consultant” with the subject: “Tender No. PRF08984 – Call for proposals for facilitating skill-based training services on emerging global monitoring, evaluation & learning concepts”.

The Proposal should be sent on mail to reach by 9th March 2022 at 11:00 am

The tender documents must conform to the attached annexes.

How to apply

Bids should reach on or before 9th March 2022 at 11.00 am. Bids received after the above-specified date and time shall not be considered.

Any bid received by KRCS after this deadline will be rejected.

Bidders should provide a technical and financial proposal in two separate folders clearly Marked “Technical Proposal + Name of consultant” and “Financial Proposal + Name of consultant” both of which should then be sent to with the subject reading “Tender No. PRF08984 – Call for proposals for facilitating skill-based training services on emerging global monitoring, evaluation & learning concepts”.

The Proposal should be addressed as indicated above to reach the under signed by 9th March 2022 at 11.00 a.m. for the tender to be opened at 12.00 noon:

Any bid received by KRCS after this deadline will be rejected.

NB:The complete document can be downloaded from the KRCS website, link shared