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Mid-Term Evaluator for PfR-SP Program (CONSULTANT) - DKI Jakarta & NTT

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Active since 14-08-2018 Job category Advice / consultancy
Location DKI Jakarta & NTT Level Mid-Senior level
Educational level Bachelor / Graduate Employment type Contract / Interim
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Mid-Term Evaluator for PfR-SP Program (CONSULTANT)

PROJECT:
PfR-SP


LOCATION:
DKI Jakarta & NTT


REPORT TO:
Project Manager and Alliance Co-Lead



BACKGROUND

Since 2016, CARE Indonesia has been implementing trajectory 3 (three) which enable village, district and provincial development plans and budgets in NTT (and potentially other provinces) maximize funds allocated through national development programs (with a focus on Village Law) for IRM , in a manner that is gender sensitive and that can inform mainstreaming of IRM in development plans at the national level. Project implementation based on strategic directions, theory of change and focus on outcomes.


In early 2017, CARE Indonesia have an agreement with CIS Timor as an implementing partners directly engage with the community and government at village, sub-district and district level to ensure the IRM (Integrated Risk Management) principles are adopted in the process as well as in the document of Village Midterm Development Planning (RPJMDes). Both CARE Indonesia and CIS Timor take part as source person or facilitator through which sharing information regarding IRM Gender strategy and influence local leaders to initiate the decision process based on IRM approaches as experienced in PfR I and related smart practises from other actors.


Within two and half years (2016-2018) of PfR implementation, several activities have been undertaken with local communities and all government at all level (National, Province and district) such as training, workshops and knowledge management with a view to improving the capacity and strategy of communication among them.

In this alliance PfR-SP Program, CARE International Indonesia aims to achieve the following outcomes in the three change domains of policy, investment, and practice:
• Policy: IRM principles and evidence from best practices under PfR 1 are integrated into the relevant policies at national, district, provincial and local level including linkages with other trajectories;
• Investment: Public and private investments in Indonesia are IRM proof and earmarked for IRM projects/programs.
• Practice: New projects and programs at the national, district, provincial and local level are implemented based on IRM principles and standardized IRM models.

Bridging these three change domains, the CARE International Indonesia will work with IRM Dialogue Trajectories with aims as follow;
• Through both engaging communities at the local and village level to build local capacity to understand disaster risk and advocate for IRM, and building the capacity and understanding of IRM at the provincial, district and national government level, translate policies, regulations, other relevant frameworks related to the new Village Law into plans and practice at the community level that are gender sensitive and incorporate IRM principles and learnings developed through PfR 1;
• Contribute to the development and/or revision of national IRM-related policies and frameworks through supporting community groups to participate in policy development and/or revision processes, building the capacity of government to develop and/or revise policies with an IRM lens, and providing both with recommendations based on good practice gathered through work on the village level and work conducted with communities in Pt (a) and in PfR 1; and
• Enabling communities to secure private sector investments at the village level under the Village Law that are sensitive to community disaster risk and aim to improve community resilience to disasters.

The expected outcome is a range of local, district, provincial and national level public and private investments that incorporate IRM principles and respond to the specific disaster risk of vulnerable communities and inter linkages with others trajectories.

 


OBJECTIVES

The main objective of the mid term evaluation is to assess whether the programme implementation are on track in terms of achieving the objectives that have been set, and to learn and improve the ongoing work for the remaining two and half years of the PfR-SP programme by CARE International Indonesia (2018-2020) with an independent review of the status. The mid-term evaluation should lay the ground for the final evaluation of the PfR-SP Programme in 2020. It is also a purpose of the mid-term evaluation that those responsible for implementing the projects are capacitated on carrying out monitoring and evaluation.


Project results and impact: An analysis of which degree the PfR-SP projects are on their way to achieving the objectives of the programme outcome. How was the impact? Also have the project had any unexpected or negative impact so far?

If applicable, the results will also be used as data references in planning and reporting, for outcome indicators. CARE International Indonesia particularly are focusing on outcome of Capacity Strengthening and IRM Dialogue Trajectories. There are 3 objectives evaluation for this assignment;


1. Capacity Achievement.
1.1 To what extent the achievement is related to capacity of local government at all level (village, district and province) including sub district facilitator/local village facilitator in terms of:
• Planning and Budget in accordance with prevailing systems and mechanisms.
• Gender-IRM knowledge and understanding.
• Understanding of the Policies and Regulations related to the use of village funds.
• The understanding and implementation of M&E for the use of village funds
• Capacity ability to access and dialogue with the Government at higher level


1.2 To what extent the achievement is related to capacity of organisation and CSO in term of:
• Communication skill such as facilitation, training of trainer, use of multimedia and social media, media engagement, and skills in developing publications and other communications materials
• Leadership, Clear coordination and leadership (including understanding roles & responsibilities)
• Collaboration such as Relationships with key stakeholders, ability to build institutional relationships and ability to grow a coalition of support from the community.
• Knowledge and Information such as technical knowledge of IRM, knowledge and understanding of how to implement a gender sensitive approach, understanding of regulatory frameworks relevant to IRM and understanding policy making process + government budget making process
• Learning such as ability to build an evidence based (collecting, consolidating, sharing), ability to access information, ability to conduct a needs assessment and analysis of communities (including mapping processes), and access to technical expertise
• Monitoring and Evaluation such as M&E and reporting skill.
• Understanding of the Policies and Regulations. Need to know the capacity of organisation and CSO about policies and regulations, including the draft and concept of regulation/legislation properly according to the government standards, and some urgent issues to do, as well as the understanding of the regulations applicable in the villages including the Village Law No. 6 2014.
• Capacity ability to access and dialogue with the Government at any level.


2. Budget trend (Investment): Increased use of annual funds for IRM activities based on government planning and budgeting document.
2.1 Provincial, district and village government:
• Government Work Plan (RKP) at Provincial and District level annually (period in 2016, 2017 and 2018), the information required is the total amount for activities related to DRR, CCA, Ecosystem, gender and capacity building (including training, socialization, etc.), or make a list of the number of DRR activities, CCA, ecosystems and capacity building, or could be the percentage of DRR activities, CCA, ecosystems, and capacity building of the total overall cost in each year.
• Medium Term Development Plan (RPJMD) at Provincial and District Level in periods past, current, and future related to budget activities for DRR, CCA, Ecosystems and Capacity Building.

2.2 Non Government funds (NGO, CSO and Private sector)
• Organisation workplan or project implementation period in 2016-2018 by in district NGOs, CSO and private sector total amount for activities related to DRR, CCA, Ecosystem, gender and capacity building (including training, socialization, etc.), or make a list of the number of DRR activities, CCA, ecosystems and capacity building, or could be the percentage of DRR activities, API, ecosystems, and capacity building of the total overall cost in each year.


3. Policies and Regulation Mapping.
3.1 At National level:
• Translating the Village Law No. 6/2004 into the local context at all levels, from the village to the provinces.
• Support or intervention opportunities for input and review Presidential decree relating to Village Law No 6/2014,
• Support or intervention opportunities for input and review Presidential Instruction relating to Village Law No 6/2014
• Support or intervention opportunities for input and review Ministry Regulation relating to Village Law No 6/2014
• Linkages with others trajectories including effectiveness of collaboration in consortia

3.2 At Local level (Provincial, district, and communities)
• Support or intervention opportunities for Local government regulation (PERDA and PERDES) to incorporate IRM and Gender Sensitive.
• Support or intervention opportunities for Governor/Bupati regulation (PERGUB and PERBUP) relating to Village Law to incorporate IRM and Gender Sensitive.
• Support or intervention opportunities for Surat Keputusan (SK) or Governor/Bupati decree relating to Village Law to incorporate IRM and Gender Sensitive.

Additional issues to be taken into consideration
- Projects’ integration in implementing organisation: An analysis of to which degree the PfR-SP projects are integrated in the work of the implementing partners in general and whether the projects contribute positively to the partners’ work including the current plans for sustainability of project results.
- Partnerships: To what extent are cooperative strategies for involving and influencing key stakeholders, including alliance partners of PfR and other actors working on this issue, to be effective?
- Coordination/linking and learning with other PfR partners, challenges, success, how to improve over the coming 2-3 years
- Gender: To what extent have the PfR-SP projects by CARE International Indonesia taken gender issues into account in their work?
- Efficiency: Are the resources spent in the programme appropriate to the achievements?
- Relevance: Is the programme addressing urgent problems or issues that will make a difference to the lives of communities or people in terms of access to and resilients?



OUTPUT

The consultant shall provide as follow:

• Detailed research implementation plan – including details of both the technical approach (sampling methods, tools and techniques to collect data against key indicators and targets, reference data, analysis, ethical considerations, limitations, etc.) and their implementation (schedule of activities and costs).
• The main findings: project relevance, efficiency, effectiveness, impact of project activities, sustainability with recommendations for improvement.
• Lessons learned: Assessment of attainment of indicators, operational and developmental lessons.
• Conclusions and recommendations
Annexes: TOR, Itinerary, List of people met, List of documents reviewed
• A complete set of data collected during evaluation.
• A draft report for internal review by CARE International in Indonesia
• A presentation of the final report to CARE International in Indonesia staff and partners.
• A final report.

 



TASKS and RESPONSIBILITIES

The mid-term evaluation should therefore be done in a participatory manner, including the project partners in the work so that the evaluation can be a learning process for them
This evaluation is to be conducted within the target area in NTT province including key stakeholders which include government bodies at all level such as:

Government:
National : Kemendes PDTT, BAPPENAS, BNPB, Kemendagri
Province : NTT, DKI Jakarta
City/District : Kupang City, Kupang district, TTS district
Communities : Oesapa, Tuak Daun Merah, Nunsaen, Oelbiteno, Tolnako, Oelatimo, Batnun, Oekiu, Naip

Linamnutu


The evaluation shall be conducted in forms of survey, key informant interview and focus group discussions if needed. The consultant will perform:
• Formulating research questions and report back on these research questions;
• Prepare a detailed work plan that includes instruments and tools, sampling method, a thorough and tight time frame, and budget for the research;
• Conduct desk review, fieldwork and data analysis;
• Managing the data, research findings and recommendation;
• Mini workshop or presentation the research result for final feedback;
• Writing final reports with several coodination with CARE International in Indonesia for consultancy.

The information will be collected, analyzed and the report in English will be shared to partners and CARE International in Indonesia for consultation before it is finalized.


DURATION AND TIMELINE

The baseline study shall be expected to complete within 60 working days.


QUALIFICATIONS

• Organizations/Individual with proven skills in conducting research and M&E in the issues preferably livelihood, women’s economic empowerment and gender approach, DRR, CCA, and Ecosytem Management Restoration (Solid methodological and research skills).
• Experience in food security, baseline and evaluation study, market study, policy review, development research, government engagement, and community base.
• Good understanding on PSEA and GBV.
• Strong attention to consistency, detail and quality.
• Ability to travel within the country during this assignment.
• Fluency in English and Bahasa Indonesia.
• Ability to write high quality, clear, concise reports in English.
• Ability to respond to comments and questions in a timely, appropriate manner.
 

 

 

 

TERMS OF OFFER


Interested applicant must submit the following documentation:
1. Comprehensive curriculum vitae of individual/team members involve in the activities.
2. A detailed implementation plan/technical proposal in accordance with the scope of work, expected outputs and deliverables provided for herein.
3. One recent example of similar evaluation report written by the applicant.
4. Financial Proposal/Quotation that indicates the all-inclusive fixed total contract price, supported by a breakdown of costs i.e. consultancy fee, etc.
5. Relocation cost will not be covered.
6. Please DO NOT attached academic transcripts and Diplomas and state clearly the applied position title in the email subject.



Please submit your applications and this position is open till filled.


"Only qualified applicants will be shortlisted"



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