ToR for the evaluation of Ensuring the social-economic rights and decent work conditions for South Africa small-scale fishers (SERP), EU Grant Agreement EIDHR 2019/412-470

Masifundise seeks to appoint a consultant/consultancy team to conduct a Final Evaluation of the overall outputs, results, impact, management and, lessons derived from the overall implementation of the EU-Action between 2020-2023, in alignment with its agreed upon objectives and expected results. This consultancy should ideally be based in South Africa but non- South Africans could be considered.

This Evaluation will be conducted by an external consultancy and follow Masifundise Procurement Procedures in compliance with the Rules for Procurement in the context of European Union External Actions.  A formal contract will be entered into between Masifundise and the consultancy for this evaluation.

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Duration of the Contract

The overall evaluation process is expected to take 65 working days, including preparation, data collection, analysis, and reporting. The evaluator should undertake some of the tasks concurrently to fit within the planned timeframe without compromising the expected quality. The assignment is expected to be conducted from 24 April – 14 July 2023.


The cost of this evaluation will be discussed with the shortlisted consultants and will be based on projected expenses and affordability.

Expertise required
The criteria for selecting the best qualified consultant/ consulting firm/institute will include:

  • a track record of conducting external evaluations and, preferably but not necessarily, familiar with the requirements on undertaking EU-funded projects
  • experience of working with rural communities;
  • some knowledge on the small-scale fisheries sector, preferred.
  • fluency in written and spoken English and clear exposure to spoken Afrikaans, IsiXhosa and IsiZulu.
  • Employment Equity: The Service provider will be procured according to the Masifundise Procurement Procedures in compliance with the Rules for Procurement by Grant Beneficiaries in the Context of European Union External Act.


South Africans and non- South Africans are invited to send a written proposal and projected budget, along with your CV and two contactable referees to: by Wednesday 19 April – 5pm.

Use EU Grant Agreement EIDHR 2019/412-470 as the subject line in your response.

The Contract is expected to commence on Monday, 24 April 2023.

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