Nationals of South and South-east Asia: Call for Assessment and Evaluation Consultants in Humanitarian and Development Contexts – Environment and Livelihoods
Proaction Consulting provides technical assistance to humanitarian and environment-related programmes. We work with communities and local partners to integrate sustainable environmental management, livelihood security and ecosystem-based resilience for some of the world’s most vulnerable communities.
For more information on our organisation please visit https://proactionconsulting.co.uk
For 2019, we are seeking to identify suitably qualified assessment and evaluation consultants who can join our teams for specific, short-term assignments in the broad fields of environment, livelihoods and market development opportunities, specifically in the following areas:
- environmental management – baseline assessments, mid-term and end-line evaluations;
- ecosystem-based approaches to risk aversion and management;
- disaster risk reduction and climate change adaptation;
- resilience building;
- livelihood development and skills diversification;
- agriculture and food security – integrated (preferably organic) agricultural production systems;
- shelter; and
- domestic and household energy.
Submissions are welcome from national experts working and experienced in the following countries: Bangladesh, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Myanmar, Nepal, Thailand, Vietnam, Sri Lanka and Timor Leste. Individuals must have right to travel and work in their respective countries.
All of our work is conducted with poor, vulnerable and at-risk communities, many of which have been affected by conflict or disasters. This means that our consultants must be willing to sometimes work in harsh and unpredictable conditions.
Interested candidates need to show the following:
- at least five years proven assessment and/or evaluation experience in at least one of the above fields of activity, with an emphasis on participatory engagement with households and communities;
- knowledge of innovative and creative approaches to community engagement and consultation;
- proven ability to develop assessment and evaluation approaches (narrative and financial) for specific assignments linked with the above activities;
- demonstrable experience of working with OECD DAC evaluation criteria, Sphere Standards and the Common Humanitarian Standards;
- fluency in the main dialects in your home country;
- high quality of spoken and written English;
- an ability to craft case studies and lessons learned/best practices from assessment/evaluation findings;
- ability to work independently as an evaluation team leader, and as a part of a team;
- prepared to take initiatives, be innovative and prioritise work; and
- flexibility and ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines.
Additional qualifications which would be considered an asset relate to:
- experience with designing community-based approaches to assessments and evaluations;
- experience with quantitative data collection and analysis using online digital platforms such as KoBo or Magpi;
- gender and inclusion;
- localisation of humanitarian actions;
- experience with complaint response mechanisms;
- training and capacity building, including the development and delivery of training materials on, e.g. urban resilience; and
- similar regional or international work experience.
How to Apply
If you are interested in being considered for our roster, please submit a short cover letter describing your experience in developing assessment and/or evaluation systems and in leading and/or supporting these processes, together with your experience of data analysis and report presentations.
Please also submit your Curriculum Vitae (with contacts of three referees), together with a recent evaluation report that you were responsible for writing to: firstname.lastname@example.org with the title “Consultant Roster Application” in the subject line.
Thank you for your interest in working with us.