Evaluation Consultant for Terminal Evaluation of the UNEP/GEF Project Implementation of the Strategic Action Programme for the protection of the Western Indian Ocean from Land-Based Sources and Activity, Nairobi, Kenya

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Job Detail

  • Job ID 1005962
  • Career Level Officer
  • Experience Less Than 1 Year
  • Industry Management
  • Qualifications Degree Bachelor

Job Description

Duties and Responsibilities

  •  preliminary desk review and introductory interviews with project staff;
  •  draft the reconstructed Theory of Change of the project;
  •  prepare the evaluation framework;
  •  develop the desk review and interview protocols;
  •  draft the survey protocols (if relevant);
  •  develop and present criteria for country and/or site selection for the evaluation mission;
  •  plan the evaluation schedule;
  •  prepare the Inception Report, incorporating comments until approved by the Evaluation Manager Data collection and analysis phase of the Evaluation, including: eLeJLv7 BIpnb
  •  conduct further desk review and in-depth interviews with project implementing and executing agencies, project partners and project stakeholders;
  •  (where appropriate and agreed) conduct an evaluation mission(s) to selected countries, visit the project locations, interview project partners and stakeholders, including a good representation of local communities. Ensure independence of the Evaluation and confidentiality of evaluation interviews.
  •  regularly report back to the Evaluation Manager on progress and inform of any possible problems or issues encountered and;
  •  keep the Project/Task Manager informed of the evaluation progress. Reporting phase, including:
  •  draft the Main Evaluation Report, ensuring that the evaluation report is complete, coherent and consistent with the Evaluation Manager guidelines both in substance and style;
  •  liaise with the Evaluation Manager on comments received and finalize the Main Evaluation Report, ensuring that comments are taken into account until approved by the Evaluation Manager
  •  prepare a Response to Comments annex for the main report, listing those comments not accepted by the Evaluation Consultant and indicating the reason for the rejection; and
  •  (where agreed with the Evaluation Manager) prepare an Evaluation Brief (2-page summary of the evaluand and the key evaluation findings and lessons) Managing relations, including:
  •  maintain a positive relationship with evaluation stakeholders, ensuring that the evaluation process is as participatory as possible but at the same time maintains its independence;
  •  communicate in a timely manner with the Evaluation Manager on any issues requiring its attention and intervention. The Evaluation Consultant shall have had no prior involvement in the formulation or implementation of the project and will be independent from the participating institutions. The consultant will sign the Evaluation Consultant Code of Conduct Agreement Form. The Evaluation Consultant will be selected and recruited by the UNEP Evaluation Office through an individual consultancy contract. Comprehensive terms of reference will be shared with the consultant separately.

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