Evaluation Consultant

  • Remote
  • June 23, 2024

Website Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom

Background Information

Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF) is seeking an evaluation consultant(s) to carry out a Mid-Term Review (MTR) of its Middle East and North Africa (MENA) Approach (2022-2025) (Annex 1). The MENA Approach is designed to help guide WILPF’s MENA team achieve its vision of “advance[ing] a vibrant feminist movement and contribute to a future of peace, justice and equality for all”. This review will help identify whether the approach is still relevant to the changing context it is operating in, what is working well and what is not working so well. It will also identify lessons that will help improve the approach within MENA programming and if possible, more broadly within the WILPF International Secretariat (IS) team.

Objectives

The key objectives of this mid-term review are as follows:
  1. To Improve the understanding and build (qualitative) evidence around the effects of the approach and the validity of the three theories of change, through examples and stories of change.
  2. To assess the progress of the MENA Approach (2022-2025) towards achieving its progress markers.
  3. The review will also identify learnings including what has been working well towards achieving the progress markers and why, what has not been working well and why, and what can be improved (including adapting work or results). This learning will be incorporated and adopted for the remainder of the cycle.

Scope and Approach

  • Relevance
  • Effectiveness
  • Sustainability
  • Coherence

Suggested Methodology

  • Key Informant Interviews / Partner Consultations
  • Discussion Groups / Workshops
  • Web analytics
  • Surveys
  • Case Studies

Expected Deliverables

  • Inception Report including draft of any tools
  • Validation of key findings workshop(s) with WILPF staff and other participants including partners and donors.
  • Draft Midterm Report (due 15 September 2024, format to be agreed upon)
  • Final Midterm Report (due 31 October 2024, format to be agreed upon)
  • Presentation of findings and learning to WILPF staff and donors.


Consultant(s)’s expertise and qualifications

This Review can be conducted by a one person team or a two-persons team.
The Consultant(s) should be able to demonstrate:
  • Commitment to WILPF’s values, feminism, peace, and gender equality
  • Proven professional experience conducting midterm/reviews of strategies for civil society organisations.
  • Demonstrated experience applying a gender-sensitive of feminist approach to research.
  • Educational background in social sciences, international development, gender and development is an asset.
  • Demonstrated experience in and knowledge of the MENA region, and especially in the feminist space.
  • Cross-cultural sensitivity and ability to work in cross-cultural environments.
  • Excellent analysis and writing skills in English.
  • Fluency in spoken and written English and Arabic

To apply for this job please visit www.wilpf.org.