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Please submit CVs to [email protected] 

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Contact Person Name: 
Mada Association
Contact Person Position: 
Executive director
Contact Person Email: 
Description: 

The evaluator will be responsible to conduct an external evaluation of the project Réhabilitation des TPE affectées par l’explosion du 04 août 2020 à Beyrouth, et appui à la relance économique dans un contexte de grave crise économique’, funded by the Centre de Crise et de Soutien (CCS) and implemented by Mada Association in partnership with the Comité Catholique contre la Faim et pour le Développement - Terre Solidaire (CCFD-TS).

 

This one-year project has started on November 15 2020. The overall objective is to contribute to the reconstruction and the economic recovery in Great Beirut while the specific objective is to support the business resumption of 33 SMEs directly affected by the August 4 blast in a context of a severe economic and financial crisis.

 

Main activities include:

  • Rehabilitation/support in equipment and goods of 33 SMEs
  • Marketing and business coaching support
  • Organization of B2B activities

 

MAIN WORK INTERFACES

 

Internal interfaces

 

- Project Manager

- Civil engineer

- Project officer

- Contract and procurement officer

- Mada support staff

- CCFD-TS

 

External interfaces

- SMEs owners

- SMEs employees

- Other NGOs involved in SMEs support

- Coordination and donor agencies

- Centre de Crise et de Soutien

 

PURPOSE OF EVALUATION

 

The evaluation mission is foreseen to be carried out through two missions:

  • Constitution of a baseline and evaluation tools at the beginning of the project
  • Final evaluation at the end of the project.

 

The main purpose of the baseline is to analyze the situation (both at the micro and macro levels) at the beginning of the project, assess the indicators set as well as the criteria, assess the methodology and selection procedures among others and suggest recommendations adapted to the specific context.

The consultant should take into consideration the tools developed and used at the coordination sector level.

 

The final evaluation will assess the relevance, performance/impact and management of the project. It will also include lessons learned and recommendations for further actions.

 

DELIVERABLES

 

For both the baseline and final evaluation report, a first draft will be submitted to the partners for their review and comments. A meeting will be set with the partners before the finalization of both reports.

 

After the validation of the final report, a restitution session will be organized in order to share the main results with the beneficiaries.

 

Language: The reports will be submitted either in English or French.

 

Timeline and Deadline

 

Baseline:

Draft Report: Jan 29, 2021

Final version: Feb 12, 2021

 

Final report:

Draft report: Oct 15, 2021

Final report: Nov 5, 2021

Restitution session: Nov 10, 2021

 

Each mission will be contracted independently.

 

PROFILE

  • Economic background (graduated in economics or management), at least 5 years of professional experience especially with the private sectors and SMEs
  • Good knowledge of the Lebanese economic situation
  • Previous experiences in evaluation
  • Languages: fluent in Arabic and English or French.

 

HOW TO APPLY:

 

Send to [email protected] before the 6th of January 2021 the following documents.

- CV

- Methodology (max 7 pages) including the following points:

 

          1. Comprehension of the Terms of Reference

This section will describe, among other things, the understanding that the consultant has about:

- the Terms of Reference presented;

- the context of the project;

- the project itself.

 

          1. Work methodology and expected results

This section will describe, among other things:

- the methodology proposed for reaching the evaluation’s objectives, in a well-documented and well-supported way;

- the expected results;

- the limits of the evaluation;

- Any other information that enables good understanding of the method used

 

          1. Composition of the evaluation team (in case of a two-person team)

This section will describe, among other things:

- the composition of the team,

- the profile of the experts,

- the complementarity of the two experts,

- the strong points of the proposed team

 

- References (at least 2)

- Financial proposition

- Detailed timeline with mention of the key steps/milestones

 

A selection grid will be used to assess the applications. The selection will be carried out conjointly by the two partners. An interview will be conducted with the short-listed consultants between January 12 and January 14, 2021. The mission is expected to start on January 18, 2021.

A two-person team can submit if the relevance and complementarity is well justified in terms of skills and expertise.

Expired
Last modified: 
22 Dec, 2020
Intervention Sector(s):
Development, Training & Capacity Building
Application Deadline:
Wednesday, 6 January 2021
Contract Type:
Consultancy
Period of Employment:
10 Months
Salary
N/A
Salary Range:
1200 to 1500 (USD)
Education Degree:
Bachelor Degree
Education Degree Details:
Economic background (graduated in economics or management), at least 5 years of professional experience especially with the private sectors and SMEs
Experience Requirements:
5 to 10 years
Arabic Language:
Fluent
English Language:
Fluent
French Language:
Fluent
Country/City: 
  • Lebanon
  • Beirut
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