Engagement of Consultant for Survey report writer for the national NCDs STEPs survey

  1. Background

The Federal Ministry of Health in partnership with the World Health Organization, Resolve to Save Lives and Global fund is conducting a National STEPs survey. STEPS is the WHO’s recommended tool for surveillance of NCDs and their risk factors.

It provides an entry point for low- and middle-income countries to get started on NCD surveillance activities. It is also designed to help countries build and strengthen their capacity to conduct surveillance.

In addition to the main risk factors for NCDs, the Nigerian STEPs survey will include information to assess the linkage between COVID-19 and NCDs; HIV and NCDs; and TB and NCDs.

On completion of the fieldwork and data analysis, a comprehensive report of the findings will be developed by a report writer. 


  1. Goal and Objectives


Specific objectives


On completion of the fieldwork and data analysis, a comprehensive report of the findings will be developed by a report writer.


The scope of work and expected outputs/deliverables will be the following:


The report writer will be a public health professional with at least 5 years’ experience in write up and delivery of high-quality report. The report writer will:

  • Report to the survey manager
  • Work closely with the data manager/analytics manager
  • Work in consultation with the DPH/FMOH and other relevant key stakeholders as required.
  • Work on the analyzed STEPs data to extract key thematic areas. Information has to be clear, focused and scientific.
  • Generate a report in line with the objectives of the survey
  • Include charts, graphs and other necessary graphics that creatively convey key messages contained in the report as needed
  • Ensure report is appropriately laid out and proofread
  • Final report to be in MS Word and PDF format as well as any other format as required



Skills required:


  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills;
  • Ability to work in a team;
  • Ability to work under pressure and stressful situations;
  • Strong analytical, reporting, writing and editing skills;
  • Excellent organizational skills;

Demonstrated experience in publishing reports/papers in internationally peer-reviewed journals


Qualification required:


  • Eligible candidate must possess at least an advanced degree in Public Health/Social Science or other health related subjects.
  • Must have at least 5 years’ experience in report writing with evidence of at least 10 publications in internationally peer-reviewed journals


  1. Duration:

6 Weeks

  1. Documents:

While submitting the Technical Proposal, the Applicant shall, in particular, ensure to attach the following:

  • Profile of the consultant
  • Copies of all certificates for all qualifications indicated in the CV.
  • Relevant Experience and relevant supporting document.
  • Recent CV

The financial proposal shall specify a total lump sum amount.



The Request for Proposal (RFP) can be downloaded from this link; https://www.naca.gov.ng/wp-content/uploads/2022/02/RfP-for-Survey-Report-writer.pdf



The detailed Proposal must be in English Language and submitted in three (3) hard copies each (one original & two copies) of the requested documents and proposal. The documents shall then be enclosed and sealed in one (1) single outer envelope, and clearly marked at the topmost right corner Engagement of Consultant report writer for the national NCDs STEPs survey “and the Name, Address, Email and Phone Number of the Consultant boldly written at the back of the envelope, with acknowledgement to NACA office at the address below. Alternatively, Submission can be made to [email protected].


  • Deadline for Submission: The deadline for the submission of proposal should not be later than Monday 12 noon of 21st February, 2022. The submission(s) received will be opened immediately after closing at NACA Conference Room in the presence of consultants that choose to attend.




Head Procurement

National Agency for the Control of AIDS (NACA) 

Ground Floor Room 1.08

No. 3 Zinguinchor Street, Beside AEDC Office, Wuse zone 4, Abuja


Email: [email protected]



You shall get acquainted with the global fund code of conduct for suppliers using this link below: https://www.theglobalfund.org/media/3275/corporate_codeofconductforsuppliers_policy_en.pdf

Accepting this invitation shall serve as an acknowledgement and agreement to abide by the Global Fund Code of Conduct for Suppliers.


  • Late submissions will not be accepted.
  • NACA shall verify any or all documents and claims made by applicants and will disqualify consultants with falsified documents and claims.
  • If it is determined that submitted documents and claims have been falsified, the consultant may face prosecution in a court of Law.
  • NACA shall not be held responsible for any disqualified proposal because of any omission or deletion relating to the submission guidelines.
  • This advertisement shall not be construe a contract to any Consultant, nor shall it entitle any Consultant submitting documents to claim any indemnity from NACA.
  • NACA is not bound to shortlist any Consultant and reserves the right to annul the bidding process at any time without incurring any liabilities or providing reason.





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