National Consultant – Country Programme Evaluation

30 April 2019

The evaluation will be conducted by an independent two-member evaluation team composed of an International Consultant/Evaluation as the Team Leader and a National Consultant to assess the achievements of the sixth country programme (2016-2020), and draw lessons learned from its design through implementation to inform development of the next country programme (2021-2025).

The National Consultant will primarily be responsible for calibrating an understanding of the country specific situation in the development setting. She/he will take part in the data collection and analysis work during the design and field phases, and shall be responsible for drafting key parts of the design report and of the final evaluation report. S/He will also provide the complementary thematic expertise required for the evaluation.

Required expertise and qualifications:

Qualifications and experience include:

  • An advanced degree in public health, social sciences, political science, economics, statistics or related fields;
  • Substantive knowledge of and professional experience (minimum 3 years) in reproductive health, including ASRH, cross-cutting themes such as youth and gender
  • Significant knowledge and experience in programming or programme  evaluations in the field of development aid for UN agencies and/or other international organizations;
  • Good knowledge of the national development context and fluency in English and Dhivehi;
  • Familiarity with UNFPA or UN mandates and operations will be an advantage;
  • Strong inter-personal skills and ability to work with multi-cultural, multi-disciplinary teams;
  • Proven drafting skills in English; and
  • Ability to work in a team.


Payments will be made in tranches and based on key deliverables. Terms and conditions will be in accordance with UN contract procedures. Remuneration will be based on years of work experience in the relevant field and standard rates for UN consultancy.

How to apply:

All applications; i.e. expression of interest should be addressed to The Assistant Representative and sent to the following email address:  before the closing date of 30 April, 2019.  Application should include the CV and completed P-11 form.


NB: Incomplete applications will not be accepted.  Only short listed candidates will be contacted with a detailed Terms of Reference for this assignment.