FINAL EVALUATION OF THE "IMPROVING THE PSYCHOSOCIAL WELLBEING OF 540 CHILDREN AND YOUNG PEOPLE AFFECTED BY WAR AND VIOLENCE IN THE CENTRAL AFRICAN REP

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Organization: War Child UK
Closing date: 19 Mar 2021

The consultancy will have the aim to design and support a high-quality summative project evaluation to assess and understand progress towards the intended outcomes and assess the value for money to the donor.
The primary user of the evaluation will be project staff in CAR and the UK who will use the findings to report to the project donor and will use any learning to improve the quality of future programming and adjust our approaches.

Profile of Evaluator
Essential:

  • Extensive experience of design and implementation of evaluating humanitarian action in the Central African Republic.
  • Experience of quantitative and qualitative data collection.
  • Relevant academic qualifications, background, and evaluative experience.
  • Excellent analytical and report writing skills.
  • Fluency in French (both spoken and written).
  • Understanding of issues and sensitivities required when working with vulnerable groups.
  • Ability to establish strong working relationships with multiple implementing partners.
    Desirable:
  • Technical expertise and/or conceptual understanding of child protection, psychosocial support, education, and food security/livelihoods.
  • Experience of evaluating similar projects in the Central African Republic.
  • Understanding of the Central African Republic context and experience working in Paoua and Bossangoa.
  • Fluency in English (both spoken and written).
    *Applications are encouraged from evaluation teams comprising of more than one person. In this instance, the specifications deemed “essential” do not have to be met by the whole External Evaluation Team but met by at least one member of the team.
  • Time frame
    The evaluation is expected to take place in March-April 2021, including preparation, evaluation design, field work, report writing and presentation of findings and recommendations. Consultant(s) are asked to provide a detailed plan in proposal. We estimate the consultancy to total around 30 working days.
  • Budget
    The maximum budget available for this consultancy is XAF 4,000,000 or approx. GBP 5,200. This amount will cover the consultant(s)’s fees and all data collection-related costs, as well as accommodation and per diems. War Child UK’s CAR office will facilitate and cover travel costs (UNHAS flights) to the project areas, as well as local vehicle hire.
  • Child Safeguarding
    The evaluator(s) must read, sign, and adhere to the War Child UK Child Safeguarding Policy (shared with shortlisted
    candidates). War Child UK reserve the right to conduct background checks on all shortlisted applicants, in addition to collecting references from previous clients.
  • Submission of proposals
    To apply please send:
    • A 2–3-page expression of interest which includes initial ideas on the methodology and approach, a description of deliverables, and a brief summary of qualifications.
    • A budgetary proposal including:
  • Working days per evaluation phase (inception and design, analysis, and reporting)
    The total budget (proposal should include the fees of the evaluator(s) and the number of
  • working days required.)
    • CVs of the team outlining relevant skills and experience.
    Deadline: 19 March 2020
    Applications will be evaluated based on the following criteria:
    o Technical experience and expertise
    o Quality and appropriateness of the proposed approach
    o Alignment with the TOR
    o Cost-effectiveness of the proposal
  • Contact details
    For more information about the evaluation, please contact Sandra Olsson sandrao@warchild.org.uk,

How to apply:

Send your proposal to Sandra Olsson sandrao@warchild.org.uk by 19th March 2021



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