Consultancy: National Evaluation Support Officer - Independent Country Programme Evaluation - Indonesia

Location : Jakarta, INDONESIA
Application Deadline :26-May-19 (Midnight New York, USA)
Type of Contract :Individual Contract
Post Level :National Consultant
Languages Required :
Starting Date :
(date when the selected candidate is expected to start)
Duration of Initial Contract :20 days spread out between June and August 2019


The Independent Evaluation Office (IEO) of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) conducts independent country programme evaluations (ICPEs) to support the development of Country Programme Documents and strengthen the accountability of UNDP to national stakeholders and the Executive Board.

IEO will conduct an ICPE of the UNDP Indonesia program, commencing in the second half of 2019, to feed into the preparation of UNDP’s new programme starting from 2021. The ICPE will be conducted in close collaboration with the Indonesia Government, UNDP’s country offices, and the UNDP Regional Bureau for Asia and the Pacific.

The IEO is recruiting an evaluation support officer to contribute to the evaluation.

Duties and Responsibilities

Under the supervision and guidance of the Lead Evaluator (LE), the consultant will:

  • Plan, support and participate fully in the data collection mission in the country and accurately document meeting proceedings; and
  • Conduct any necessary follow up activities following completion of the field missions.

Expected outputs

The consultant, working under the leadership of the LE, will contribute to ensuring the overall quality of the evaluation mission.  The deliverables include:

  • Support for the Indonesia country offices for establishment of the mission schedule, working under the direction of the country offices, and oversight of the LE;
  • Compilation and analysis of documentation in defined areas, with a particular focus on the national police context;
  • Summary of the evaluation mission, including names and titles for all the individuals and organizations consulted during the mission;
  • Detailed written record for all interviews conducted in the course of each mission; and
  • Additional deliverables may be agreed and included in the successful consultant(s) terms of reference at the outset of the assignment, to be determined based on the consultants’ skills and experience.


Functional competencies

  • Excellent proven oral and drafting skills in English
  • Good mastery of information technology required for organized presentation of information.

Development and Operational Effectiveness

  • Adhere to the principle of confidentiality and ethical code of conducts during the evaluation;
  • Ability to work under pressure, multi-tasking skills;
  • Available to travel and conduct required analysis within the agreed timelines.

Corporate Competencies

  • Ability to work in multicultural and multidisciplinary teams, acting with professionalism, diplomacy, tact and courtesy.

Required Skills and Experience


  • Advanced degree or equivalent in an area related to evaluation.


The IEO seeks a consultant with the following experience:

  • Previous experience in similar assignments and in areas relevant to the focus of the evaluation;
  • Good understanding of the development and institutional context of Indonesia.

The following skills are not required but would be an advantage:

  • Familiarity with UNDP or UN operations in Indonesia.


  • English
  • Bahasa

Application Instructions

Applicants are invited to upload as one combined document the following documents to the UNDP Jobs site:

Please note that the system can only accept one uploaded document therefore all documents must be combined into a single document for upload.

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.

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