Job

Consultant

at Action Network for the Disabled
Location Nairobi, Kenya
Date Posted July 5, 2019
Category Accounting & Finance
Job Type FULL_TIME
Currency KSH
Street Address Nairobi Branch

Description

Consultancy to Conduct End of Project Evaluation
Organisation:  Action Network for the Disabled

Closing date: 10 Jul 2019
1. Background and context

In Nyanza Constituency, Siaya has the largest number of Disabled Person Groups and a disability friendly county official who has the interest of promoting the lives of Persons with Disabilities in livelihood and inclusion in governance. Between July 2018 to September 2019, Action Network for the Disabled (ANDY) has been implementing a project titled; Connecting the Dots - An inclusive participation of Youth with Disabilities in Governance and Employment. The project engages Youth with Disabilities (YWD) in governance by ensuring they understand devolution and disability rights with the aim of unlocking employment opportunities for YWD.

2. Project outcomes and outputs

The Project seeks to contribute to the following:

Impact: More accountable governance in the management of goods and services for Persons with Disabilities in Siaya County.

Outcome: Effective engagement of YWDs in governance processes and economic opportunities in Siaya County

Output 1: Facilitate analysis of socio-economic data for use by Youth with Disabilities in informed advocacy

Output 2: Mentor YWDs to use existing policies and platforms to access affirmative funds, employment and market opportunities.

Output 3: Facilitate establishment of YWDs coordination groups for engagement in county planning, budgeting and monitoring of service delivery

3. Evaluation purpose and objectives

The purpose of this evaluation is to provide an independent assessment of the project in order to identify and understand extent to which the inclusive participation of Youth with Disabilities in Governance and Employment Project has achieved the expected results. This will be based on an examination of the project’s Logical Framework and Theory of Change. The evaluation will also identify relevant lessons learned during project implementation so as to inform the design of future projects within similar thematic areas and inform future program development within the organisation.

The specific objectives of the evaluation are to:

§ Identify and describe the outcomes (expected and unexpected) from the project implementation.

§ Establish the contribution (causal link which is either direct or indirect) of the project to the identified outcomes.

§ Assess the significance and potential sustainability of the identified outcomes.

§ Identify good practices and lessons learnt related to the project operational contexts, actors engaged, strategies applied in the implementation and changes observed.

The key recipients and users of the evaluation are;

Job Responsibilities

Demonstrable previous experience in conducting end of project evaluations using outcome harvesting approach.
Have vast knowledge on governance and disability issues in Kenya
Strong understanding of communities, civil society and their interaction with government.
Excellent report- writing skills.
Team player and willingness.

Education Requirements

Degree in Monitoring and Evaluation, Social Sciences or any other relevant field.

Skills

ANDY seeks to engage a team/consultant (s) with vast knowledge of outcome harvesting approach, climate change, governance, natural resource management in arid and semi-arid contexts.
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