Qualifications of technical expert / team member
The technical expert / team member should have an advanced university degree (Masters or PhD) in public health, social sciences, education, development studies, economics, business management, or other relevant fields.
S / he should be sufficiently conversant with Nigeria's development and humanitarian context, especially the socio-political and institutional context, with at least 5 years' experience in conducting evaluations and analyzing quantitative data.
S / he should demonstrate a sound knowledge of UN's mandate and experience of partnering with the Government of Nigeria and show proven experience in governance processes, policy analysis and implementation in Nigeria.
Having conducted evaluations with UN agencies and adhering to the UN Evaluation Group is an asset. S / he should demonstrate the ability to effectively translate data collection tools and conduct interviews in local communities and in the local language of the geographic area if required.
S / he should have proven experience in planning, managing risks, monitoring and evaluation processes based on RBM, HRBA, LNOB, and gender mainstreaming.
Candidates who served as implementing partners or are still implementing the UNSDPF programmes will be automatically excluded from the bidding process.
To assess the status and relevance of the DaO programme implementation modality in focus States, with an emphasis on how it addressed the strategic vision of the UNDAF / P, as well as the development aspirations of the states and Nigeria.
To evaluate the effectiveness of the DaO programme implementation modality in the focus States in achieving expected results (outcomes and outputs) committed within the results frameworks of the joint annual work plans, and how they contribute to the outputs and outcomes of the UNDAF / P, including meeting the expectations of men, women, boys and girls and other vulnerable groups including people with disabilities (PWDs).
To assess the Value For Money the efficiency of the budgeting and funding of the DaO States (financial and human resources including time and in-kind support), about the envelope of the participating UN agencies, including its cost-effectiveness stemming from the complementary role of the UN, government and partners.
Provide an independent appraisal of the DaO programme implementation modality in the focus States within the scope of work to highlight the coherence of the coordination and partnership mechanisms employed to deliver as one UN, against initial UN commitments and expected results as agreed within the DaO work plans and the outcomes (and outputs) of the UNDAF / P including joint UN Humanitarian Actions.
To evaluate and document the contribution of the DaO programme implementation modality in the focus States to UN reform and its significant contribution to addressing the development aspirations of the states, and consequently, Nigeria;
To identify key success factors, good practices, innovative approaches and setbacks to draw lessons;
Propose strategic recommendations for evidence-based programing to support future DaO programme design, implementations and / or expansion to other states