Consultancy

INTERNATIONAL CONSULTANCY ANNOUNCEMENT

19 January 2020

UNFPA Mongolia CO

INTERNATIONAL CONSULTANCY ANNOUNCEMENT

The Mongolia Country Office of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), an international development agency, is inviting prospective individuals to provide consultancy services.

Consultancy:

International consultant for the End-evaluation of the Project “Combating Gender-Based Violence (CGBV)in Mongolia”

Duration

The consultancy period will be 5 weeks spread across 2 months

Issue date:

9 January 2020

Deadline date:

19 January 2020, 05:00 pm hours Ulaanbaatar time

Purpose of the consultancy:

  • To provide an independent assessment of the relevance, effectiveness, efficiency and sustainability of UNFPA and its implementing partners in achieving the expected outputs and outcomes set forth in the CGBV Project document.
  • To draw key lessons from the implementation of the CGBV Project and provide a set of clear and forward-looking options leading to strategic and actionable recommendations in light of SDG 2030 agenda for the any succeeding initiatives on GBV.

To achieve this, one international consultant and one national consultant will be hired.
The international consultant will lead the team for overall evaluation process and specific responsibilities of the consultant are as follows:

  • Collect quantitative and qualitative data from diverse stakeholders in line with the approved project Results and Resources Framework (RRF) as well as the project M&E framework;
  • Analyze the progress of the CGBV Project in fulfilling the output and outcomes listed in the Project document;
  • Document the facilitating and constraining factors for the CGBV Project, as well as lessons learned; and
  • Produce the End-of-Project report, including recommendations for any future activities and adjustments to current initiatives

The evaluation will cover all interventions under the CGBV Project from July 2016 to February 2020 to analyze the achievement of the Project against expected results at the output and outcome levels, as well as the alignment with UNFPA’s 6th Country Program (2017 to 2021).
Qualifications and requirements

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Advanced degree from a recognized academic institution in development studies, social science, public health, gender equality and/ or GBV related field.
  • At least 8-10 years’ experience in conducting project/programme evaluations, including practical field experience;
  • Experience of data analysis, both quantitative and qualitative especially familiarly with quantitative data analysis methods, and, and proven track record of producing high quality reports;
  • Extensive experience in working in countries of the Asia-Pacific region, and past experience with Mongolia is highly desirable;
  • Experience in working on human rights and gender equality particularly in GBV field is desirable;
  • Experience in working with United Nations and engaging with government and ministries, as well as CSOs is desirable;
  • Advanced and demonstrable analytical and writing skills; and
  • Fluency in English (both oral and written) is required.

Required Competencies:

  • Demonstrates commitment to human development principles and values;
  • Displays cultural, gender, religion, race, nationality and age sensitivity and adaptability;
  • Shares knowledge and experience;
  • Demonstrates excellent communication skills;
  • Provides helpful feedback and advice; and
  • Knowledgeable about issues of human rights, gender, population, and statistics and policy research in general.

HOW TO APPLY
Interested individuals are encouraged to visit UNFPA Mongolia website located at http://mongolia.unfpa.org for Terms of Reference and downloadable templates. Please submit your application consisting of below documents in hard copy to UN reception at address provided below, or send your application electronically to dedicated email inbox of vacancy@unfpa.org.mn

  • Completed and signed UN personal history form P11 (CV outlining academic and professional experience may be supplemented).
  • Technical proposal which provides (a) information of experience of working similar fields, (b) concise plan and methodology to conduct this consultancy, and (c) list of similar consultancies undertaken outlining brief description of consultancy, deliverables, employer name/contacts, etc.
  • All-inclusive price quotation (the quotation is subject to negotiation by UNFPA should it exceed allowed threshold).

Kindly note that incomplete applications will be automatically disqualified.

Contact person: Mr. B.Tsetsenbaatar, Procurement associate, E-mail: batsuuri@unfpa.org
UNFPA Mongolia Country Office (Floor 4)
UN House, UN Street 14, Sukhbaatar District, Post Office 46, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia 14201
Tel: 976-11-353503, extension 3355