Consultancy to conduct the final evaluation of the WE-Care Work your Dreams Programme (INT5282)
Oxfam is a global movement of people working together to end the injustice of poverty.
Since 2013, Oxfam’s Women’s Economic Empowerment and Care (WE-Care) initiative has worked to produce new methodologies and context-specific evidence about care work to enable development actors to address heavy and unequal care work for women in development initiatives and policy proposals.The Work your Dreams programme is a three year partnership(started in October 2016)between Oxfam GB, Unilever, the laundry brand SURF and national organisations in the Philippines and Zimbabwe, and is currently the largest component of the WE-Care initiative.The programme final objective is to enable women and girls to have more choice over how they spend their time to engage in social, personal, economic and political activity.
The Evaluation Coordination Team is recruiting an evaluation consultant(s), consultancy firm or research organisation to lead the final evaluation of the programme, which will include happen in three phases: (1) the design of the evaluation using a mixed methods approach, (2) coordination of data collection in the Philippines and Zimbabwe and (3) production of a final report to be presented to the programme main stakeholders. The contract is expected to commence in early March 2019, with data collection to take place between April and May, and a final report to be presented by early August 2019.
The vacancy is home-based, with travels to the Philippines and Zimbabwe and possible visit to the Oxfam House (not mandatory)
What we are looking for
- Masters degree in social sciences, economics, monitoring and evaluation or any relevant field.
- Demonstrable experience of producing high-quality evaluations using mixed-methods approaches (sample required, with references at interview stage);
- Demonstrable experience of working with/evaluating INGO work;
- Demonstrable experience of evaluation or supporting gender and women’s rights programmes, especially in women’s economic empowerment and/or social norms;
- Excellent writing and verbal communication skills in English and ability to write concise, readable and analytical reports.
- Proven experience working or undertaking evaluations in rural areas in Southern Africa and Southern Eastern Asia (especially in the Philippines and in Zimbabwe);
- Proven experience evaluating large-scale and multi-country programmes;
For more information please download the job profile.
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How to apply
As part of your online application, please upload your up to date CV and a covering letter explaining your suitability against the essential criteria in the job profile. You will also be required to submit a technical and financial proposal as well as a sample of similar previous work – please upload all of these documents to the CV section.
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