Consultancy

National consultant for Mid-term review of the “Combating Gender-based violence in Mongolia” project

28 July 2018

UNFPA Mongolia Country Office

NATIONAL 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:

National consultant for Mid-term review of the “Combating Gender-based violence in Mongolia” project

Duration

The consultancy period will be for 8 weeks in August and September  2018

Issue date:

9 July 2018

Deadline date:

24 July 2018, 10:00 am hours Ulaanbaatar time

Purpose of the consultancy:
This consultancy consists of one international and one national consultants with the following purposes:

  • To 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
  • To analyse the extent to which progress has been made thus far in the implementation of the GBV project
  • To document facilitating and constraining factors for the CGBV project, as well as lessons learned
  • To produce the MTR report, including recommendations for any adjustments necessary for the remaining period of the project

Specific responsibilities of the national consultant are as follows:

  • Develop the tools for data collection for mid-term review and consult with the international consultant as well as relevant people at UNFPA CO;
  • Conduct data collection and meet relevant officials from the Ministry, government agencies and NGOs as well as service providers;  
  • Conduct analysis on the collected data and prepare key findings, and draft recommendations for the report; and
  • Provide the country context in the MTR process as well as to the international consultant.

Key deliverables
The selected consultant will be expected to come up with following deliverables according to the suggested timeframe.

  • Data collection and its preliminary analysis with recommendations
  • Draft report synthesizing the main preliminary findings, conclusions and recommendations to be presented and discussed with the stakeholders
  • Presentation of the results of the mid-term review for the validation workshop
  • Final report, incorporating feedback from the validation workshop

Qualifications and requirements

  • Advanced degree (master) from a recognized academic institution in development studies, social science, public health, gender equality and/ or GBV related field. Possession of PhD degree is an advantage;
  • At least 5 years’ experience in conducting project/programme evaluations and/or mid-term reviews, including practical field experience;
  • Experience in gender equality particularly in the GBV field including the one in Mongolia is highly desirable;
  • Experience of working with United Nations and engaging with government and ministries preferably in Mongolia or similar context is desirable;
  • Experience of data analysis, both quantitative and qualitative especially familiarly with quantitative data analysis methods; and
  • Fluency in English (both oral and written) is required.

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: Ms. P.Altantuya, Administrative Assistant, E-mail: altantuya@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 3353; Fax: 976-11-353502