UNDP-Iran Request for Providing technical national Consultancy to Conduct UNDP Country Programme (2017-2022) Evaluation in Islamic Republic of Iran


Location : Tehran, IRAN
Application Deadline :31-Aug-21 (Midnight New York, USA)
Additional Category :Management
Type of Contract :Individual Contract
Post Level :National Consultant
Languages Required :
English  

UNDP is committed to achieving workforce diversity in terms of gender, nationality and culture. Individuals from minority groups, indigenous groups and persons with disabilities are equally encouraged to apply. All applications will be treated with the strictest confidence.

UNDP does not tolerate sexual exploitation and abuse, any kind of harassment, including sexual harassment, and discrimination. All selected candidates will, therefore, undergo rigorous reference and background checks.


Background

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United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) supports the Government and communities to meet the national development goals as well as international commitments. The UNDP CPD 2017-2022 was formulated in consultation with the Government and other stakeholders to support the implementation of the 6th National Economic, Social and Cultural Development Plan (NDP) during 2017 to 2021 which was extended for one year. The extension of the NDP followed by a one-year extension of the United Nations Development Assistance Framework (UNDAF) and consequently the UNDP Country Programme.
The country programme for 2017-2022 supports the Government in attaining the outcomes of the UNDAF 2017-2022, the 6th Five-Year Development Plan (2016-2020), and the internationally agreed sustainable development goals.
In 2019, the UN and the Government of the Islamic Rep of Iran agreed on a re-priorization of the UNDAF and the CPDs. The framework is the Technical Assistance Package (TAP), which contain three areas of action: Programatic, Operation and South-South. The impact of unilateral sanction and the Resilient economy are central to the TAP.
This evaluation of the CPD is commissioned to generate evidence and knowledge about the ongoing programme and help to guide UNDP’s programming in the future. The evaluation will assist UNDP and national partners to learn from past experience and better understand what types of development support work well, not work well, and in what context.


Duties and Responsibilities

To apply for this jobs please refer to http://www.ir.undp.org/content/iran/en/home/procurement.html under the subject: UNDP-Iran Request for Providing technical national Consultancy to Conduct UNDP Country Programme (2017-2022) Evaluation in Islamic Republic of Iran

 

 

The consultant will undertake the following activities:

• Support the documentation review and framing of evaluation questions;

• Support the coordination with UNDP, government partners, stakeholders and other parties;

• Undertake field visits and collect feedback from beneficiaries, project stakeholders, etc.;

• Support the Evaluation Team Leader in planning, execution, analyzing and reporting;

• Incorporate the use of best practice with respect to evaluation methodologies;

• Support the drafting of inception report, finalization/quality control of the evaluation report;

• Participate and support the kick-off meeting and debriefing meeting with UNDP and stakeholders;

• Facilitate and support the field data collection in country;

• Translate the evaluation brief in Farsi language;

• Perform translation from English to Farsi and vice versa for the evaluation team when required.


Competencies

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Required Skills and Experience

To apply for this jobs please refer to http://www.ir.undp.org/content/iran/en/home/procurement.html under the subject: UNDP-Iran Request for Providing technical national Consultancy to Conduct UNDP Country Programme (2017-2022) Evaluation in Islamic Republic of Iran

 

Education:

• Master’s degree or equivalent in Development, Economics, Public Policy, Communication, Social Sciences (e.g. social welfare, poverty eradication, and sustainable employment), Humanities or any other relevant field;

Experience:

• 7 to 10 years relevant experience in undertaking evaluation in the development sector;

• Experience with evaluation methodologies; programme development and project implementation;

• Have a strong understanding of the development context in Iran and preferably understanding of the strategic environment, health and resilient economy within the context of Iran;

• Experience in oral and written translations;

Competencies:

• Fluent in English (written and spoken) and Farsi (written and spoken).



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