Overview

The purpose of this final evaluation is to provide an overall assessment of the project’s performance in relation to achievement of the intended results and in terms of how they have been delivered. The evaluation will identify key lessons and propose practical recommendations that will enable PIN, its partners and other stakeholders to enhance the impact of future, similarly focused projects. The evaluation will look over the whole life of the project’s delivery period, 01 March 2018 – 30 September 2020, and assess the intended direct results and also consider some of the indirect benefits brought about through the projects work. Specifically, it will focus its scope around the following workstreams:

Responsibilities:

The Evaluator will be required to undertake the following tasks:
- Design and finalise the evaluation methodology, tools and workplan, detailing the resources and support need to complete the evaluation to time and quality, and agree with PIN;
- Undertake the evaluation activities in the field;
- Analyse the data and present findings to PIN and project partners;
- Prepare first draft of the Final Evaluation Report for review by PIN;
- Finalise the Final Evaluation Report considering the feedback provided by PIN.
The report must provide clear, evidence-based and analytical answers to all evaluation questions. It should contain all the necessary raw data information used in the process of data collection and analysis, and any other necessary annexes and references used. Final Evaluation Report template is provided in Annex B. More information on the Methodology of the evaluation, Assignment deliverables and proposed timeframes, DAC questions, budget, and more can be found here:https://bit.ly/36vfrZj.

Required Qualifications:

- At least 10 years of professional experience in conducting development project evaluations;
- Experience of evaluating small scale market systems and SME development projects;
- Proven experience and knowledge of conducting quantitative and qualitative research;
- Excellent analytical skills;
- Significant practical experience in report writing and formulation of recommendations;
- Excellent skills in spoken and written English language.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
- Experience in evaluating EC-funded projects;
- Understanding of project management principles;
- Previous experience with results‐based monitoring and evaluation methodologies;
- Knowledge of Russian language.

Please note that most targeted beneficiaries and stakeholders do not speak English, so relevant translation services need to be considered in the proposed price of the work and organised by the Evaluator in case of foreign evaluators.

About People in Need

People in Need is a Czech non-governmental organization that provides relief aid and development assistance, while working to defend human rights and democratic freedom. It is one of the largest relief and development organizations in Central/Eastern Eur