Food For Education Final Evaluation Consultant: Design, Analysis, and Reporting

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Country: United States of America
Organization: Project Concern International
Closing date: 22 Jan 2021

PCI, a Global Communities Partner, is seeking a consultant to design, conduct data analysis and produce a final report for a final evaluation of PCI’s McGovern- Dole Food For Education (FFE) program in Tanzania. This consultant will be responsible for designing the evaluation, analyzing data (which will be collected by a local consultant in Tanzania through a separate consultancy), and delivering a written report detailing the design and results of the analysis, in English, to PCI. The primary purposes of this final evaluation will be to assess the relevance of the program’s strategy and approach, measure progress on key indicators from the baseline and midline, identify enablers and constraints to progress, assess sustainability efforts, document lessons learned, and provide recommendations for future programs.

Deliverables:

Specifically, the Design, Analysis, and Reporting Consultant will:

  1. Provide an inception report that includes final design, protocol, sample size, timeline, analysis plan, a data quality assurance plan and tests of statistical significance
  2. Provide revisions to the data collection tools, as appropriate/needed, in consultation with PCI
  3. Present initial results of analysis to PCI, prior to writing the final evaluation report
  4. Produce a draft evaluation report
  5. Produce final versions of the evaluation report, approved by PCI. Reports must be in line with PCI guide for evaluation report writing and editions as well as PCI evaluation report minimum standards
  6. Provide the finalized, clean analytical dataset. Quantitative datasets must adhere to PCI data standards which will be provided to consultants
  7. Provide data dictionaries or codebooks for the analytical dataset
  8. Provide syntax and coding files used to assemble or analyze the data
  9. Provide a table of contents describing each of the files
  10. Develop a Summery PowerPoint Presentation and highlights brief of the key findings

Qualifications:

  • Consultant or team members must have an academic background in social/ education and/ or health sciences or related fields; minimum of a Master’s Degree
  • Extensive experience in leading project evaluations using a range of quantitative and qualitative data collection and analysis methods for quasi-experimental designs
  • Experience with administering literacy assessments such as EGRA and analyzing the collected data with concise results and presentation
  • Experience in administering gender analysis tools and analyzing the collected data
  • Experience in leading evaluations in the areas of international development, specifically education programs and public health; experience in evaluating school feeding programs strongly preferred.
  • Experience in the evaluation of projects funded by U.S. government/USDA strongly preferred.
  • Knowledge of Tanzanian context, particularly around national legislation relating to education, health and nutrition, preferred
  • Demonstrable capacity to deliver high quality outputs with the proposed timeframe

***To Apply:**To be considered for this consultancy, Please submit your CV, cover letter, three references, and a completed* Biodata form *by January 22, 2021 to Amy Williams at* arwilliams@pciglobal.org with the subject line “FFE TZ Endline Evaluation Consultant Application”. We will begin reviewing applications as they come in and on a rolling basis until the right consultant is identified.

How to apply:

***To Apply:**To be considered for this consultancy, Please submit your CV, cover letter, three references, and a completed* Biodata form *by January 22, 2021 to Amy Williams at* arwilliams@pciglobal.org with the subject line “FFE TZ Endline Evaluation Consultant Application”. We will begin reviewing applications as they come in and on a rolling basis until the right consultant is identified.



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