Location: Remote but travel to the South Caucasus required
Duration: 25 months
Start date: 1 March 2017
International Alert is requesting a consultant to conduct an external evaluation of the European Partnership for the Peaceful Settlement of the Conflict over Nagorno-Karabakh (EPNK3), beginning on 1 March 2017.
The main purpose of the role is to lead and conduct an evaluation of project activities implemented by the consortium partners of EPNK3. These are: Conciliation Resources (UK), Crisis Management Initiative (Finland), International Alert (lead agency - UK), Kvinna till Kvinna Foundation (Sweden) and the London Information Network on Conflicts and State-building -LINKS (UK). The external evaluator is expected to assess project activities at three stages of the project. Firstly, by conducting an evaluability assessment of the project approach and methodology; secondly, by conducting a mid-term evaluation; thirdly, by conducting the final evaluation at the end of the third phase of EPNK in April 2019.
The evaluator needs to have at least 6 years experience in evaluating projects in the development, humanitarian aid, peacebuilding or related sectors. The consultancy will include several field trips to the South Caucasus, so the ability to work in Russian and strong experience of work in countries of the former Soviet Union are essential.
For further details, please see the Terms of Reference.
The consultant will be required to travel to the UK and to Armenia, Azerbaijan, and Nagorny Karabakh in order to fulfil this assignment.
If you wish to be considered for this position, please send an ‘Expression of Interest’ indicating your current rate and details of your referees, along with an up to date CV, cover letter and concise analysis of the Nagorny Karabakh context and potential Monitoring & Evaluation challenges faced (no longer than 2 pages) to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Find out more about our work in the South Caucasus.
Closing date: Friday 13 January 2017 at 5pm (UK time).
While International Alert will endeavour to acknowledge all submissions within a reasonable time, this may not always be possible due to limited resources. International Alert is an equal opportunities employer. All submissions will be judged strictly on the basis of merit.