Evaluation Consultant (Intl. Consultant, Level I) Regional Bureau for Asia& the Pacific

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Job Title: Evaluation Consultant

Grade: International Consultant - Level I

Type of contract: Regular Consultancy

Duration: 3 months with possibility to extend

Duty Station: Home-based

Vacancy Number: 177023

Date of Publication: 26 October 2022

Deadline of Application: 9 November 2022

JOB PURPOSE

The Evaluation Consultant will support the Regional Evaluation Officer, in close coordination with other units in the regional bureau and country offices, to meet their responsibilities and accountabilities under the WFP Evaluation Policy 2022 and the new Regional Evaluation Strategy, which is currently under formulation.

While the Regional Evaluation Officer is engaged in the strategy formulation process, the Evaluation Consultant will be expected to assist in providing quality assurance support on evaluations and their processes across the region, particularly to assist the decentralised evaluations, in line with the WFP decentralised evaluation quality assurance system (DEQAS). The job holder is also expected to take lead in maintaining the evaluation database and supporting evaluation evidence dissemination.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES

  • Support Country Offices in scoping, designing and managing meaningful decentralized evaluations (DEs) as described in WFP Decentralized Evaluation Quality Assurance System (DEQAS)
  • Following the DEQAS standard and process, provide support the Country Office focal points the quality assurance of evaluation products.
  • Track and maintain the status of evaluation evidence and products in the region, including the stock taking of existing and on-going evaluations.
  • Provide support in disseminating lessons learned, recommendations, programmatic evidence and knowledge derived from the evaluations.
  • Assist staff and partners' capacity strengthening and learning activities, as requested.
  • Other ad-hoc tasks related to the evaluation, its process and products, as required.

STANDARD MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

EDUCATION

  • Minimum Bachelor degree in Social Sciences, Statistics, Development Economics, Performance Management, Monitoring and Evaluation or any relevant field.

WORK EXPERIENCE

  • Minimum three years of relevant professional experience in evaluation in development and/or humanitarian international cooperation, of which two years should be field experience, including strong experience using a variety of quantitative and qualitative analytical tools & method.

KNOWLEDGE& SKILLS

  • Knowledge in the areas of field monitoring and evaluation methods, metrics, statistical applications, and reporting systems.
  • Understanding of results-based management principles and practices.
  • Has knowledge of evaluation ethics and is able support incorporate ethics into evaluation processes.
  • Has knowledge about Norms and Standards for Evaluation and is able to support their incorporation into evaluation processes.
  • Some practical knowledge on how data is collected, compiled, analysed and presented for management decisions, programme adjustment and donor reporting.
  • Ability to develop monitoring systems and databases including preparation of data collection, analysis and reporting tools.
  • Ability to work with relevant technology, procedures (e.g., web-based databases, other statistical applications) toproduce in-depth analysis and develop and share quality reports and visualizations.
  • Basic knowledge of programme design, implementation and operational challenges in food and nutrition security.
  • Some experience in building capacity through formal and informal training processes, including developing documentation and training materials.

LANGUAGE

  • Fluency knowledge of English language both verbal and writing is required.

HOW TO APPLY

To be considered, interested candidates are invited to apply via (https://www.wfp.org/careers/job-openings). Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

We want to ensure the recruitment process is fully accessible. Please contact us at [email protected] to advise us of any accessibility needs you may have.

ABOUT WFP

The World Food Programme (WFP) is the leading humanitarian organization saving lives and changing lives, delivering food assistance in emergencies and working with communities to improve nutrition and build resilience.

ORGANIZATIONAL CONTEXT

WFP is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce. WFP has zero tolerance for sexual exploitation and abuse, any kind of harassment, including sexual harassment, abuse of authority or discrimination. All selected candidates will, undergo rigorous reference and background checks.

No appointment under any kind of contract will be offered to members of the UN Advisory Committee on Administrative and Budgetary Questions (ACABQ), International Civil Service Commission (ICSC), FAO Finance Committee, WFP External Auditor, WFP Audit Committee, Joint Inspection Unit (JIU) and other similar bodies within the United Nations system with oversight responsibilities over WFP, both during their service and within three years of ceasing that service.

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