Team Leader for water/wash evaluation in Nepal


Nepal 🇳🇵

We are looking for a Team Leader for an evaluation of two water projects in Nepal:
Final Evaluation of Rural Village Water Resources Management Project (RVWRMP) 2006-2022 and
Post-evaluation of Rural Water Supply and Sanitation Western Nepal Project (RWSSP-WN) 2008-2019

The evaluation will be contracted through a framework contract with the Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland, and it will start as soon as possible.

Rural Village Water Resources Management Project (RVWRMP)
The RVWRMP is supported by the Government of Nepal (GoN), the European Union (EU) and the Government of Finland (GoF). It is a continuation of financial and technical support that GoF has provided to water sector in Nepal since 1989. Phase I (2006-2010) and Phase II (2010-2016), are now followed by Phase III (2016-2022). The European Union started financing the Project in November 2017, through an arrangement of delegated management to Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland. The Overall Objective is improved health and reduced multidimensional poverty within the project working area. The Purpose of the Project is to achieve universal access to basic WASH services, and improved livelihoods with establishment of functional planning and implementation frameworks for all water users and livelihoods promotion in the project area. The interventions are grouped under four result areas: 1. Drinking water, sanitation and hygiene, 2. Livelihoods development, 3. Renewable energy and climate change and 4. Governance.

Rural Water Supply and Sanitation Project in Western Nepal, Phase I and II 2008-2019 (RWSSP-WN) is a bilateral project between the Government of Nepal and Government of Finland. The duration of Phase I was August 2008 – August 2013 and II was from September 2013 to November 2019. The main objective of RWSSP-WN was to achieve “improved health and fulfilment of the equal right to water and sanitation for the inhabitants and to increase the wellbeing of the poorest and excluded of the Project area”. The purpose of RWSSP-WN was to fulfil the basic needs and ensure rights of access of the poorest and excluded households to safe domestic water, good health and hygiene through decentralized governance system. The program components were (a) hygiene and sanitation (b) domestic water supply (c) arsenic mitigation (in the three Terai districts) and (d) WASH governance.

Development consulting

Multi, Global

Qualifications required:
– Doctoral degree completed OR demonstrated knowledge on research methodologies of economy, social sciences or other relevant fields.

Professional experience required:
– At least 5 evaluations as TL with a team of at least 3 evaluators (in addition to the TL) – At least 5 evaluations as a team member in development policy and cooperation sectoral/ thematic/ policy/ country programme evaluations, or evaluations containing several countries – Expertise in water / WASH / integrated water resource management – Previous professional experience in Nepal

Position length:

About 6 months (TBD)

As soon as possible

den 29 november 2021

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