Consultant for Monitoring and Evaluation of GBV programmes


United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA)

Remote (local)
  • Career category:Monitoring & Evaluation /MEAL
  • Job type:Consultancy
  • Humanitarian or Development:Development
  • Experience level:5-10 years
  • Organisation type:Inter-governmental
  • Remote option:Remote (local)
  • Right to work requirements:Anyone can apply
  • Salary: Not Disclosed
  • Deadline:11/07/2024
  • Location:Thailand 
Gender-based violence (GBV)
UNFPA is the lead UN agency for delivering a world where every pregnancy is wanted, every childbirth is safe and every young person's potential is fulfilled. 

Purpose of consultancy:
The purpose of the International M&E Consultant is to support the set up of monitoring and results frameworks and support evaluation of donor funded different initiatives addressing gender-based violence and harmful practices in Asia and the Pacific.

Scope of work:
Under the direct supervision of UNFPA APRO GBV Specialist and overall guidance of APRO GBV Advisor, the Consultant will support the establishment of a comprehensive monitoring, evaluation, and reporting structure for a multi-year programme addressing FGM, during the inception phase (July-December 2024) and will review similar processes for other 2 projects addressing GBV and child, early and forced marriage (CEFM). The consultant will  ensure that the programmes have a robust framework to effectively measure and achieve its intended outcomes.
As the programmes are  being implemented jointly with other UN agencies, the consultant will work collaboratively with M&E experts assigned to these initiatives by partner UN agencies. The programmes inception period is dedicated to solidifying structures, including the development of the Theory of Change and results frameworks with indicators and baseline/target values under the above Outcomes, Outputs, and Activities, in consultation with key partners. 
The consultant will jointly support 4 country offices which are targeted by the above regional programmes to identify country-specific indicators, milestones to contribute to the overall TOC and RRF. National consultations will be organized between August and September in each programme country, to validate the TOC, RRF and MERL and will culminate in a regional workshop in October.

Expected deliverables include, among others:
-    Theory of Change (one project)
-    Indicators with baseline, yearly, and final target values identified to measure the progress toward output, outcome, and impact for one programme, and country-specific baselines and targets (1 country);
-    A MEL framework, plan, and tools, based on the Theory of Change and indicators;
-    An interagency reporting template;
-    Detailed annual work plans of each country developed, informed by a Gender Equality, Disability, and Social Inclusion (GEDSI) analysis;
-    Risk matrix 
-    Baseline assessment 
-    Evaluation of the “Her health, Her Dignity, Our priority” initiative
-    Review of at least 10 M&E documents from different projects, including TOCs, RRFs, Baseline assessments
-    Reports on engagements in inter-agency m&e framework development consultations
Qualifications and Experience: 
Education:   Master's degree 
Knowledge and Experience: 
●    A minimum of seven years’ experience of working in monitoring, evaluation, and learning
●    Experience of working with UNFPA on GBV, Youth SRHR or harmful practices is desirable
●    Demonstrable experience of conducting high-quality baseline assessments to develop monitoring, evaluation, and learning frameworks and indicators
●    Demonstrable experience of developing a rigorous Theory of Change on gender equality, to identify social and behavioural change on norms
●    Demonstrable experience of developing user-friendly monitoring and reporting tools

Excellent written and oral skills in English

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