UNFPA Call for Proposals: End Evaluation of the Youth Development Programme (2013-2017)

Deadline: 31 July 2017

The Mongolia Country Office of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), an international development agency, is inviting prospective entities to submit proposals for “End Evaluation of the Youth Development Programme (2013-2017)”, which is funded by the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation, the Government of Luxembourg and the United Nations Population Fund.

The programme aim is to build the resilience of young women and men, and reduce their vulnerabilities to gender-based violence, unplanned pregnancies, STIs and HIV, and increase their capacity to benefit from Mongolia’s rapid socio-economic change, particularly related to intensified extractive industries.

Objectives

The main objectives of the end evaluation are:

  • to analyze the results and the specific objective(s) reached at the time of the evaluation, compared to what had been anticipated in the Project Document;
  • to identify the lessons learned and give recommendations for future Projects in the same sector.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Principal investigator:
    • An advanced degree in public health, social sciences, statistics or related area, with proven experience conducting research in related areas.
    • At least 10 years of professional experience leading evaluation teams and research projects with a focus both on qualitative and quantitative studies, including proven examples of research.
    • Extensive experience and solid track records of evaluating projects, with deep knowledge of the international level evaluation principles and methodologies.
    • Expertise and experience in youth development at international and national levels.
    • Demonstrated skills in English and Mongolian (orally and written).
    • Ability to lead and manage a research team, often via remote management.
    • Excellent communication, time management and leadership skills.
  • Research team members:
    • Proven experience in conducting field research, particularly in relation to sensitive subject matters, preferably including gender and youth issues.
    • Proven experience in data management, both qualitative and quantitative.
    • Demonstrated knowledge and application of ethical research practices.
    • Expertise and/or experience in areas related to gender, gender-based violence, youth and/or sexual and reproductive health.
    • Excellent communication skills.
    • Excellent skills in English and Mongolian (orally and English).

How to Apply

Interested Applicants must submit their documents in hard copy at the address given on the website.

Eligible Country: Mongolia

For more information, please visit Call for Proposals.

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