End of Project Evaluation Consultant

Position Overview

ALWS is looking for a consultant to conduct an end of line project impact evaluation for the project PRJ99- Support for Ministry of Education of Jubaland (Somalia) to rebuild the State’s Education Sector, in conjunction with our implementing partner the Lutheran World Service – Kenya-Somalia (LWF KDS).  

The successful consultant will produce:

  1. Inception report including an evaluation design, agreed key evaluation questions, a description of methods for data gathering and data analysis taking account of Covid 19 protocols for in-country work and use of Zoom or other technology, an evaluation plan, an outline of steps to be taken to ensure the ethical conduct of the evaluation according to the principle of ‘do no harm’ (including getting informed consent from participants before doing interviews and FGDs) to be approved by representatives from LWF and ALWS.
  2. Presentation of initial findings to LWF and ALWS, and if possible, to other stakeholders/evaluation participants.
  3. Draft report prepared according to report template provided, also including case studies prepared for communication purposes, for feedback from ALWS and LWF.
  4. Final Report.

More information can be found in the Terms of Reference here.

The successful consultant will have:

  1. a minimum of a bachelor’s degree in the fields of Social Sciences, Statistics, Demography, Research Methodologies, Development Studies, Education, Gender or other related fields.
  2. Demonstrated experience of undertaking project evaluations in the humanitarian and development sector.
  3. Proven expertise with regards to OECD-DAC, Core Humanitarian Standards, Sphere standards, Education and Protection principles and standards in the humanitarian and development sector.
  4. Able to provide evidence of similar works done before including final reports.
  5. Experience of working within a team comprised of people with different cultural backgrounds and personalities, remaining self-motivated and able to achieve results independently and under tight timelines.
  6. Clear service orientation, adherence to humanitarian principles and ethical standards and code of conduct and ability to always respond appropriately to constructive feedback.
  7. Ability to work within the expected timelines and locations.
  8. The applying firms must be registered with Somalia Government to comply to the Ministry of Planning and International Corporations (MOPIC) directives.
  9. Applications from consultants based in Somalia are strongly encouraged to apply

More Information

ALWS personnel are required to undertake a robust screening process, regular Criminal Record Checks and sign and abide by the ALWS Code of Conduct and Safeguarding policies (available here).

How to Apply

Interested and qualified consultants (individuals or a team) should submit in English:

  • An expression of interest that responds to the Terms of Reference and the Consultant Specification and includes an outline of a proposed methodology.
  • A current CV (or CVs) with the names and contact details of two referees.
  • A day rate for professional fees and a statement of availability.
  • A budget detailing expected costs.
  • At least 2 examples of reports written for similar work undertaken

Please send expressions of interest to Jacinta Harford, [email protected] by 14 May 2021.

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