National Consultant to Support Mid-Term Review (MTR) Process
UN Women, Kathmandu, Nepal
Closing Date for Applications:
Duties and Responsibilities
Undertake desk review of key NCO documents such as:
- 2014-2017 SN and Annual Work Plans for 2014, 2015 and 2016;
- 2013 and 2014 Annual Reports and 2015 quarterly reports;
- Select recent studies related to Gender Equality and Women’s’ Empowerment in Nepal;
- Documents related to the UN “Fit for Purpose and SDG discussions”;
- Other as advised.
Support the international consultant to hold consultations with NCO staff and key stakeholders against a priority-list provided by the NCO;
- Organize and facilitate the 2 -2½ day MTR meetings;
- Take the notes and draft reports, as required;
- Support the international consultant in drafting brief (1-2 page) discussion papers in line with the corporate guidance;
- Support the international consultant in drafting the MTR report as per guidelines, including a table highlighting key strategic priorities for NCO moving forward in 2016/17.
- Support in development of 8 brief positioning papers in line with the MTR guidance (Positioning, Programmatic Performance, Partnerships, Normative, Coordination, Programme and Operations, Learning and capacity and Communication and Outreach Papers);
- Support in developing agenda and presentations for the 2 -2½ day MTR meetings in close consultation with NCO staff;
- Facilitation of the MTR meetings;
- Support for draft and final MTR report, including a strategic priorities table
- University degree (Master’s Degree) in social sciences, development planning, planning, evaluation, survey implementation, advanced statistical research.
- Six or more years of professional work experience in programme implementation, including monitoring and evaluation activities;
- Proven workshop facilitation skills;
- Experience in guiding and documenting MTR processes is an advantage;
- Knowledge of UN and/or UN Women’s policies and procedures for programming, monitoring and evaluation is an advantage;
- Knowledge of latest programme monitoring and evaluation theory, including theories of change, methodology, technology and tools;
- Excellent command of English (written and oral) is required;
- Must be capable of effectively using MS Word and Excel.