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Title: Junior Evaluation Consultant – final evaluation of the project “Strengthening Capacity of Kenyan Judiciary for Efficient Electoral Dispute Resolution in 2017 general elections”
Type of Contract: Single Engagement Agreement
- Assist in conducting an in-depth desk review of relevant Kenyan national strategies, and project documents and reports;
- As per team leader’s instructions, support the data collection and validation. Where required, the Contractor will participate in and/or conduct FGDs and interviews, and will collaborate to ensure data are collected in line with the agreed methodology; and
- At the request of the team leader, provide support and inputs for the preparation of the evaluation deliverables.
The Contractor will support in preparing the following deliverables
- The Inception Note: Include the overall background of the project, the reconstructed Theory of Change (ToC), the preliminary list of Evaluation Questions, potential outcomes of the project and its contribution towards those outcomes, the data collection approach, and the list of key informants;
- Validation exercise/workshop: Conduct one or more participatory exercises with project stakeholders to validate the ToC, Outcome descriptions, and develop the recommendations;
- Draft Evaluation Report: Including: (a) a concise, coherent Draft Evaluation Report of no more than 20 pages excluding annexes; and (b) one-page Evaluation Findings
- Final Evaluation Report: Finalized evaluation report of no more than 20 pages (excluding annexes); and
- Presentation: A short presentation to donor and IDLO on outcome findings, insights into contribution pathways, etc.
Education and Work experience
- Advanced university degree in Evaluation, Social Sciences, Political Science, International Development, Law or related field.
- At least two years’ experience in co-conducting development assistance evaluations of programs or initiatives with focus on good governance / rule of law.
- Professional experience with Project Cycle Management and Logical Framework approaches.
- An understanding of the Kenyan legal context would be an added advantage.
- Fluency in written and spoken English is required.
- Basic knowledge of evaluation methodology for development assistance projects and programs with specific experience in evaluation methods and tools.
- Experience with developing qualitative and quantitative (proxy) indicators.
- Experience with survey techniques, focus groups and other participatory methods.
- Experience with quantitative and qualitative data collection methods.
- Sound analytical, writing and editing skills.
- Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work in a team;
- Capacity to work in a multicultural environment;
- Cultural and political sensitivity.
Terms And Conditions
The consultancy is expected to start in December 2018 and include approximately 10 days for data collection in Nairobi (Kenya). The inception note is expected to be completed by end of January 2019, and the draft evaluation report is expected by mid-March 2019. This is a resultbased assignment where payments will be made in relation to the submitted deliverables. The estimated number of workdays to conduct this assignment is 20.
Method of Application
Interested and qualified? Go to International Development Law Organization (IDLO) career website on www.idlo.org to apply