Project Review Consultant

The Domestication of the NEPAD/APRM Process in Kenya project is formulated and targeted within the context of the United Nations Development Assistance Framework (UNDAF) Outcome on Good Governance, Human Rights and Gender Equality accelerated and realized.

The overall objective of the project is to support country level processes that will lead to the domestication of the NEPAD/APRM in Kenya and increase the participation of all key stakeholders, Kenyan citizens in particular in the process.

UNDP is recruiting two consultants to review the project and recommend the most suitable way forward for the sustainability of the project.

A national and an international consultant will be recruited and work as a team to ensure deliverables are met.

This vacancy announcement is for the recruitment of a National consultant only

The overall objective of this review is to assess the extent to which the projects’ objectives and outputs have been realized, identify strengths and weaknesses in implementation, and provide recommendations for future successful implementation of the project.

Participation of stakeholders in the review should be maintained at all the times, reflecting opinions, expectations and vision about the contribution of the project towards the achievement of its objectives.

Specific Objectives:

More specifically, the consultants will review the following:

  • Effectiveness; to what extent have the project’s objectives been realized?
  • Relevance; assess the realization of the project’s outputs and outcomes.
  • The efficiency and effectiveness of these actions given the available funding will be considered
  • Were the objectives of the project in line with defined needs and priorities as described in the “Sustaining the Dialogue” programme.
  • Sustainability; to what extent has the project established processes and systems that are likely to support the continued implementation of the project?
  • To what extent did the project include gender at its inception and how did this translate into practice?
  • To what extent has the project caused and is likely to cause changes and effects, positive and negative, foreseen and unforeseen, on the country.

    Qualifications and Experience:

  • The team members should have a Masters in law or social sciences or political science or other relevant field.
  • An advanced degree will be an added advantage.
  • Should have at least 5 years’ work experience in the area of governance.
  • Knowledge and/or previous work experience on the APRM is an added advantage.
  • The consultants should have regional/international experience in governance programmes and reforms
  • The consultants should have demonstrated ability to assess complex situations in order to succinctly and clearly distil critical issues and draw forward looking conclusions;
  • The consultants should have wide experience in the review of technical assistance projects, with UNDP or other United Nations agencies and/or bilateral/multilateral donors;
  • At least one team member will have demonstrated knowledge and experience of the governance programmes and governance reform issues in Kenya
  • The consultants will be high level experts expected to be non-partisan and impartial
  • Excellent communication skills in English
  • Computer literate

    Application Deadline: 3rd August

    For more information and application, visit: Project Review Consultant Website
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