International/Regional Consultant for Mid-Term Review Project AFG-21/0004 – Equitable Access to Quality Education in Faryab Province, Afghanistan – Ph

DAARTT is looking for an international/Regional consultant for the mid-term review of its project AFG-21/0004 – Equitable Access to Quality Education in Faryab Province, Afghanistan – Phase II.

The intervention is funded by the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs (NMFA) and is carried out in a partnership between Danish Assistance to Afghan Rehabilitation and Technical Training (DAARTT) and the Norwegian Afghanistan Committee (NAC). It is expected to lead to an increasing number of Afghan girls and boys in DAARTT built schools in Faryab receiving quality education on an equitable basis in conducive learning environments. The main activities are:

1) construction of school buildings and other structures,

2) measures to improve the quality of education, and

3) mobilization of local communities for education.

The mid-term review should focus on reviewing progress to date. The review report should provide information to NMFA, DAARTT and NAC on the extent to which the intervention is on track to deliver agreed outputs and likely attain its objectives and whether there is a need for measures to enhance implementation or adjust envisaged deliverables to better meet objectives. In assessing this, the review team should take into account key developments affecting the intervention since the agreement was established.

The mid-term review will be carried out through:

  • desk study of provided documents/documents requested by the consultant,
  • interviews in Kabul with relevant government, NAC and DAARTT staff,
  • visits to school sites selected by the consultant in Faryab Province and interviews with beneficiaries (local communities), government, NAC and DAARTT staff in Faryab.

The review is expected to start on 31 May and will last 21 working days. It will include approximately:

• four days for desk study in the consultant’s home country and travel to Kabul,
• three working days for interviews and further desk study in Kabul, Afghanistan,
• a five-day field visit to Faryab province for site reviews and interviews, including visits to sites in remote areas,
• a one-day de-briefing in Kabul,
• five working days for return travel and finalization of the draft review report in the consultant’s home country, and
• three working days for finalization of the report following comments from NMFA, DAARTT and NAC, which are due within seven days from receipt of the draft report.

The consultant will be supported by a DAARTT/NAC team while in Afghanistan. The team will arrange meetings and interviews in Kabul and Faryab province, as well as provide translation at meetings and of key documents in national language, when necessary. The team will also take care of arrangements for accommodation and transportation in Afghanistan.

How to apply

Interested candidates should apply by presenting the following documents:

A. Letter of Confirmation of Interest and Availability.

B. Personal CV, indicating all past experience from similar evaluations, as well as the contact details (email and telephone number) of the Candidate and at least three (3) professional references.

C. Brief description of why the individual considers him/herself as the most suitable for the assignment.

D. Financial Proposal that indicates the all-inclusive fixed total contract price.


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