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Internews wishes to contract an external evaluator to design and conduct a final evaluation of a 2-year project funded by BPRM. The purpose of the evaluation is to assess the performance and success of the project, identify any best practices and lessons learned from implementation, and offer recommendations for potential future interventions. The evaluation is to be conducted during the period of July 1, 2021 – August 31, 2021, and will require travel to Dadaab, Kakuma and within Nairobi. This position is expected to work at-post out of a regional office in Kenya. The deadline for applications is June 25, 2021.
ABOUT THE PROJECT
Internews is currently implementing the Refugee Voices project in Kenya through a consortium of partners including GeoPoll Inc., FilmAid Kenya, Star Media Development enter and Radio Atta Nayece to strengthen the health and protection for refugees and host communities in Dadaab, Kakuma refugee camps and Kalobeyei Integrated Settlement. Internews provides direct oversight of the project, ensuring award compliance, managing subgrants, and providing capacity building to local partners. Internews also directly implements some activities in the field such as radio training and capacity building, community roundtables, and feedback activities. FilmAid Kenya , uses film, radio and journalism stories directly created by refugees to provide refugees and host communities with information about their rights, safety, health, and well-being. For this project, FilmAid Kenya drives mass information campaigns for refugees and new arrivals; film training, production and dissemination of informational content, emergency communications; and capacity building in self-expressing arts.
Additional partners on this project include Star Media Development Center (SMDC), a Kenyan nonprofit, working directly with its sister organization Star FM, a Somali-language radio station based in Kenya and broadcasting in the Horn of Africa with an estimated 4 million Somali-speaking listeners, Radio Atta Nayece the most popular radio station in Kakuma as per recent UNHCR community assessment, and GeoPoll , a division of Mobile Accord, the world’s largest mobile survey platform and the largest provider of audience-measurement data in Africa. GeoPoll has already worked in Kakuma and Dadaab refugee camps, conducting research for the World Food Programme (WFP).
OUR COMMITMENT TO FOSTERING A CULTURE OF BELONGING
We are an organization of dynamic, mission-driven individuals who are passionate about our core values and about supporting positive change in the world. We pride ourselves on our commitment to innovation and flexibility. We believe that diverse teams are strong teams and work to support an ethic of belonging, dignity and justice for all people. Our current team includes a mix of genders, parents and non-parents, and people of multiple races, nationalities, ages, sexual orientations and socio-economic backgrounds. We are an EEO employer and encourage candidates of all races, genders, ages, orientations, ethnicities and national origins to apply, and welcome those with alternative backgrounds and experiences.
SCOPE OF WORK
The project’s goal is to strengthen health and protection for refugees in Dadaab, Kakuma and Kalobeyei in Kenya, by increasing the quantity and quality of trusted, timely, inclusive, and engaging life-saving information. The components of these objectives include:
Purpose and Objectives of the Evaluation
The purpose of this final evaluation is to assess the performance and success of the project. It should also look at signs of potential impact of project activities on beneficiaries and sustainability of results. This evaluation has the following principal tasks:
The key evaluation questions are:
Internews envisions a field-driven evaluation that speaks to the international evaluation criteria as provided by DOS/DRL and CDT (i.e., relevance, effectiveness, efficiency, potential for impact and sustainability). Note that the draft and final reports should be presented in English and be no longer than 30 pages (excluding any relevant annexes) and contain a concise Executive Summary of core findings and recommendations, the latter being specific and action-oriented, and tailored to all relevant stakeholders (i.e., Internews and the donor). It should also include a methodology section, making explicit any limits to the evaluation, analysis of information, narrative description of achievements, challenges and impacts of the project, case studies on subgrantees, including insights from key informant interviews and an analysis of survey data.
APPLICATION GUIDELINES AND REQUIREMENTS
Applications should include the below documentation.
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