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The UNFPA Tanzania Country Office (CO) is currently implementing its 8th Country Programme (CP) 2016/17-2021/22 with the Government of the United Republic of Tanzania and other partners. The goal of the CP is to achieve universal access to sexual and reproductive health, realize reproductive rights and reduce maternal mortality, to improve the lives of women, adolescents and youth. In pursuit of this goal, the UNFPA Tanzania CO seeks to achieve results in the following thematic areas of programming under the CP: sexual and reproductive health and rights; adolescents and youth; gender equality and women’s empowerment; and population dynamics.    

Purpose, objectives and scope

In line with the 2019 UNFPA Evaluation Policy, the UNFPA Tanzania CO is planning to conduct an evaluation of its 8th CP 2016/17-2021/22. The purpose of the Country Programme Evaluation (CPE) is to strengthen accountability to stakeholders, support evidence-based decision-making, and improve learning. The overall objective of the CPE is to provide an independent assessment of the relevance and performance of the CP and to broaden the evidence base for the design of the next programme cycle.

Evaluation team

The CPE will be conducted by a multidisciplinary team of consultants. They should collectively have the qualifications and experience to design and implement a methodologically robust evaluation and cover all the above-mentioned thematic areas of the CP. The evaluation team will consist of: Team leader (An international consultant), Thematic experts (National consultants) and Young and emerging evaluator (a National Consultant). 

Duration of the consultancy

The duration of the consultancy is from July 2021 to November 2021.

How to apply

Interested individuals with the required qualifications should should submit their application to with the subject line “Application for CPE consultancy”. The subject line should also clearly indicate the role e.g. team leader; thematic expert; or young and emerging evaluator for which you would like to be considered. You must also indicate the area(s) of thematic expertise of the CP you can cover e.g. sexual and reproductive health and rights; adolescents and youth; gender equality and women’s empowerment; or population dynamics. Young and emerging evaluators are not expected to indicate a thematic area of expertise.

The application should include:

  • A cover letter, indicating the candidate’s motivation for this consultancy as well as relevant expertise and experience.
  • A curriculum vitae (CV) and duly completed P11 UN Personal History Form.
  • Names and contact information of three references.
  • A recent evaluation report or other type of writing sample in English from a similar assignment drafted by the candidate.
  • Availability and expected daily rate for consultancy services.

The closing date for the submission of applications is 6th June 2021 at 4:30 pm East Africa Time (EAT).

Only those candidates who meet all qualifications and experience will be contacted for further consideration. Incomplete applications will be automatically disqualified.

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