Consultancy: Conflict Snapshot & Baseline Assessment

Search For Common Ground



Search for Common Ground (Search) is an international conflict transformation NGO that aims to transform the way individuals, groups, Governments and Companies deal with conflict, away from adversarial approaches and towards collaborative solutions. Headquartered in Washington DC, USA, and Brussels, Belgium, with field offices in over 30 countries, Search designs and implements multifaceted, culturally appropriate and conflict-sensitive programs using a diverse range of tools, including media and training, to promote dialogue, increase knowledge and determine a positive shift in behaviors.

The Project summary:

Search seeks a consultant or team of consultants to conduct a conflict snapshot and baseline evaluation for the project Jenga Amani Yetu (“Strengthening Community Peace Mechanisms in Zanzibar”). The project is funded by European Commision. The project intends to strengthen alternative peacebuilding mechanisms at the community level to de-escalate and peacefully resolve conflicts in Zanzibar, including both Pemba and Unguja.


Conflict snapshot and baseline inception report detailing literature review, proposed methodology, tools, calendar and written data collection tools with the followings:

  • Training of enumerators;
  • Supervision and participation in data collection;
  • Oversight of the data coding process;
  • Submission of the databases to Search;
  • PowerPoint presentation of findings;
  • Analysis of the data collected and production of a draft conflict snapshot report in English for review by Search staff and partners;
  • A Final Report combining the conflict snapshot and baseline assessment in English with maximum of 15 pages (5 pages for conflict snapshot and 10 pages for baseline assessment, including appendices)


  • Proficiency in English and Swahili (written and spoken);
  • Knowledge of Tanzania governance and its local civils society landscape is a comparative advantage;
  • More than 5 years of experience in research, monitoring and evaluation;
  • Experience in conflict analysis and expertise in doing research/analysis on peacebuilding.
  • Experience working with international organizations;
  • Experience conducting qualitative and quantitative surveys and analysis;
  • Methods and data collection skills;
  • Contextual knowledge of and experience working in East Africa, experience in Tanzania and specifically

How To Apply

To apply, interested candidates (individuals or teams) are requested to submit the following two documents by March 25, 2021:
1) Curriculum vitae;
2) A technical proposal proposing a methodology for the conflict snapshot & baseline assessment together with a financial proposal for the completion of the aforementioned deliverables and a short cover letter.

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Type: Temporary

Application Deadline: 03/25/2021

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