The Africa Research Excellence Fund (AREF) invites tenders to evaluate its Robert Bosch Stiftung funded Excell-2 Programme which features leadership development and the embedding of researcher support activities within six partner institutions across Africa.

AREF requires an M&E Consultant to take responsibility for designing and commissioning their programme of strategic evaluation of AREF’s Excell Programme. The focus will be on the evaluation of the institutional embedding component of this programme, although it may be desirable to include some evaluation of the Leadership Development Programme. The consultant will:

  • Develop an evaluation strategy for this programme.
  • Determine the key indicators to collect, and information collection method(s).
  • Collect qualitative and quantitative data from each of the six partner institutions.
  • Analyse the data.
  • Write an evaluation report with key recommendations ideally to peer review publication standards.

The deadline for the final report is 31st May 2022.

More information is provided in the Invitation to Tender and Additional Information documents. 

How to apply

Please apply by sending your proposal (maximum 2 sides of A4) and Supplier Questionnaire to [email protected] by 12 noon on 30th January 2022.

Any queries regarding this tender should be sent by email to Maria Bellocci, Chief Operating Officer at [email protected]