World: Empowerment of Vulnerable Women in Sri Lanka

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Organization: Save the Children
Country: World
Closing date: 18 Sep 2015

Save the Children is the world's leading independent organisation for children. We work in 120 countries. We save children's lives; we fight for their rights; we help them fulfil their potential.

We work together, with our partners, to inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children and to achieve immediate and lasting change in their lives.

We have over two million supporters worldwide and raised 1.9 billion dollars last year to reach more children than ever before, through programmes in health, nutrition, education, protection and child rights, also in times of humanitarian crises.

Following a major transition, our international programmes are now delivered through a merged operation with 15,000 staff, managed through seven regional hubs and reporting to a relatively small, central office. We're changing to become more efficient, more aligned, a better partner, a stronger advocate, a magnet for world-class people and relevant for the 21st century.

Contract length: Till December 2015

The role

Overall Objective

To assess the impact of the project and identify key achievements, good practices and lessons learned of the "Empowerment of Vulnerable Women in Sri Lanka" project.

Specific Objectives

  1. Assess the project design in terms of its relevance to targeted groups/beneficiaries

  2. Assess efficiency of the project in terms of input delivery, cost efficiency, contract and partner management, and activity management

  3. Determine effectiveness of the project in terms of the delivery of its strategy and outputs which meet the needs of beneficiaries and stakeholders, and strengthens gender equality and women's empowerment

  4. To assess impact of the project intervention on the targeted groups as per the project logical framework indicators and gather key achievements, good practices and lessons learnt

  5. To assess the level of sustainability, particularly in terms of ownership by both government (administration officials and vocational training institute authorities) and non-government (community-based organisations, WW&I groups, civil society organisations, and the private sector etc.) stakeholders

Qualifications and experience

The evaluator(s) will need excellent knowledge of monitoring and evaluation in theory and practice, thematic expertise on gender equality and livelihoods and also a good understanding of the Sri Lankan socio-economic context. The consultants should have the following skills and competencies:

  • Experience in managing and/or evaluating multi sector livelihood-focused programmes

  • Demonstrable experience of producing high-quality, credible evaluations (examples required)

  • Familiarity with different evaluation designs and methodologies

  • Demonstrable experience of working with/evaluating development work

  • Experience of working in, or assessing GEWE interventions, preferably women's economic empowerment initiatives

  • Ability to write concise, readable and analytical reports

  • Excellent writing and verbal communication skills in English and local languages, Tamil and/or Sinhala (for local consultants)

  • Relevant skills and knowledge on project thematic areas

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We need to keep children safe so our selection process reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.

A detailed Terms of Reference is available at the address below.

Please apply in English using your CV and covering letter as a single document, including your salary expectations for this role.


Application Deadline: 18th September 2015

How to apply:

Application Email: Please apply with a covering letter and up-to-date CV to: '[email protected]'

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