Consultant to develop the M&E framework

United Nations Children's Fund

Beirut, Lebanon

Experience: 5 to 10 Years

Skill Required: Media and Communication

UNICEF Lebanon programme management and key stakeholders need evidence on the impact of the QUDWA strategy at the level of the child.  The expectation of the M&E framework is to provide evidence whether or not, QUDWA approach is effective in preventing violence again women and children, in improving positive behaviors and practices at community level and to rebuild role models in society.  In this regards,  Unicef is recruiting a Monitoring and Evaluation consultant to design and develop M&E framework to measure the effectiveness of Qudwa plan and initiatives.

The development of the M&E framework will necessitate a mixed methods approach including desk review, field visits and interviews with key informants. The institution firm is expected to develop a full framework with tools.


Development of logical framework:  

  • M&E Plan (Logframe, Indicators, Assumption, M&E system, Indicators, tools) in close coordination with UNICEF which will provide all the supportive documents  and will coordinate field visits and meetings with the Qudwa task force to enable the consultant  to better understand the situation and the implementation of Qudwa plan on the ground; the M&E framework will be presented and validated with the Qudwa taskforce. The framework will be presented and validated in a one day workshop with Qudwa taskforce.
  • Training of partners (TOT): in person training for Qudwa task force and implementing partners at national and local level

Field monitoring and evidence generation:

  • the consultant will conduct two field visits 5 days each (over 6 months: 1st visit in month 3, and 2nd visit in month 6) with partners to monitor the use of tools, ensure feasibility and relevance, and generate evidence of the direct impact of the Qudwa plan. The evidence will be used for reporting, donor proposals, and advocacy.

Data Management:

  • To preserve ethical standards (please see XIII. Ethical Considerations for more details), all data needs to be anonymized and confidential, where no data that can identify participants is collected. Furthermore, the contractor is not allowed to use the data for any purposes that are not within the scope of the current ToR or to share the data with any party without the research management teams approval.

All raw data, outputs, and deliverables under this assignment, herein the ToR, are the intellectual property of the steering committee and its partners in this research. Report Structure:

  • Introduction       
  • Purpose of this plan          
  • Project summary
  • Logical Framework            
  • Indicators           
  • Data collection tool
  • Roles & Responsibilities   
  • Data Management           
  • Storage
  • Privacy

To qualify as an advocate for every child you will have… 

  • An advanced university degree (Master’s or higher) in  Social science or research
  • A minimum of 10 years of relevant professional experience in  M&E
  • Experience in measuring SBC impact and develop monitoring tools
  • Excellent writing skills in English and Arabic
  • Strong statistical and analytical skills
  • Good Communication and presentation skills
  • Creativity and data visualization skills, and conceptualizing presentations of impact
  • Training and facilitation skills
  • Fluency in English is required