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Request for Application for Consultancy Service to Conduct a Fiscal Space Analysis for Health Insurance Coverage of the Poor and Vulnerable in Nasarawa State


Development Governance International Foundation (DGI Foundation) is a purpose-driven not-for-profit organization. The Foundation is currently implementing the Christian Aid-funded Universal Health Coverage (UHC) Project aimed at accelerating the expansion of healthcare access to the poor and vulnerable population in Nasarawa State in collaboration with the Nasarawa State Health Insurance Agency (NASHIA). DGI Foundation is seeking a consultant to conduct a detailed fiscal space analysis (FSA) to identify potential sources of additional funding for the expansion of health insurance coverage in Nasarawa State and recommend practical techniques for harnessing the identified sources of funding towards resource mobilization.


Key Responsibilities

The Consultant will be engaged to:

  • Map out relevant stakeholder categories from the public and private sector to support comprehensive assessments and primary information collection
  • Develop qualitative assessment tools including key informant interview guides for all stakeholder categories (government, donors, partners, and private sector)
  • Develop quantitative assessment tools
  • Collect and collate relevant state-level data and/or documents for review
  • Conduct in-depth interviews with key government, donor, partner, and private sector stakeholders
  • Analyze, synthesize and interpret collated data and share comprehensive reports for review and eventual dissemination
  • Identify funding scenarios and carry out financial projections
  • Prepare and submit a detailed consultancy report



  • An advanced degree (minimum MSc/MPH) in health economics, public health, public policy, or equivalent, and at least 5 years of relevant work experience
  • Demonstrable experience in conducting fiscal space analysis at the sub-national level in Nigeria
  • Proven experience in critically reviewing and analyzing budget expenditure data
  • Experience conducting financial modeling and projections
  • Ability to analyze, triangulate and integrate diverse information from varied sources into conclusions and recommendations and write high-quality reports
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English



  • Quantitative and qualitative data collection and evaluation tools
  • Final transcripts of all interviews conducted
  • Analyzed qualitative and quantitative data
  • Financial projections
  • Comprehensive Fiscal Space Analysis report
  • A detailed consultancy report


Application Closing Date

August 26, 2022


Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates should forward a CV and cover letter detailing suitability for the job in a single document with “Fiscal Space Analysis Consultant” as the subject to: