Sense International Consultant for End of Project Independent Evaluation Jobs in Uganda

Sense International Consultant for End of Project Independent Evaluation Jobs in Uganda

Sense International is the leading global charity supporting people with deaf blindness in Bangladesh, India, Nepal, Tanzania, Peru, Romania and Uganda.

We work with local organisations and governments to identify people with deafblindness and empower them with appropriate educational, health and vocational services to enable them to participate in and contribute to their communities.

In order to ensure a lasting and sustainable impact we invest in local professionals and organisations, influence governments and advocate for change.

We are currently looking for a consultant for an end or project independent evaluation, for our current programme Establishing Early Intervention Services for Infants with Sensory Impairments in Kenya and Uganda.

Over 3 years, the Sense International project is supported by funding from DFID UK Aid Match, the UK public, Jersey Overseas Aid and several Trusts.

An end of project independent evaluation is required in accordance with the project plan, to provide an external assessment on the overall impact of the programme, in addition to our own monitoring and evaluation.

Objectives of the Consultancy:

a) To assess the extent to which the project Outcomes and Milestone targets have been met by the end of the project through a wide-ranging consultation.

b) To measure the project against key assessment criteria of Relevance; Effectiveness; Efficiency; Sustainability; Impact

c) To document lessons learned.

d) To account to beneficiaries, partners and donors on the achievements and challenges.

e) To make recommendations for future projects and strategy (short-term, medium-term, long-term), including priorities for potential future investment.

The evaluation should cover the full duration of the project implementation, which is from 1st April 2016-31st March 2019.

The full Terms of Reference for the application is can be found here

The final evaluation
must be completed by 30th June 2019.

See more about our work here:

Essential Experience

  • Significant knowledge and experience of project evaluation.

  • Good knowledge of Kenya and Uganda, including the health sector.

  • Excellent written English.

  • Understanding of disability (including multiple disabilities and deafblindness).

  • Expertise evaluating multi-country projects funded by institutional donors desirable.

  • Ability to travel within Kenya and Uganda within the given timeframe.

    How to Apply:
    To apply, please submit an Expression of Interest, and include

  • Your experience of evaluating statutory/institutional funded projects.

  • Your experience of research and evaluation methods.

  • Your proposed methodology for this evaluation.

  • Your experience of the disability and development field

  • Any knowledge of the work of Sense International, or other work relevant to disability.

  • Your availability to travel for consultation meetings within Kenya and Uganda (between May – June 2019)

  • An indication of your consultancy fee expectation / day rate, for an estimated duration of approximately xx days of work for the evaluation. )

    Please note that fees, including payment terms, are to be agreed with the evaluator selected. In addition, to the evaluator’s time, we can cover travel related costs (travel, accommodation and subsistence for the evaluator to visit partners in project locations.

    The total budget available is £3,974 (approx. £3,012 consultancy costs; £389 in-country/regional travel; £573 accommodation/subsistence).

    For applicants in Kenya, your Expression of Interest should be e-mailed to Edwin Osundwa and applicants in Uganda should email their Expression of Interest to Chris Iga

    The closing date for receiving applications is 5pm on the 11th April 2019 Please, clearly label the application ‘Expression of Interest’ in the e-mail subject heading.

    Interviews will be held week commencing 15th April 2019;

    Responses will be sent to shortlisted applicants only, within a week following the review of the Expression of Interest.

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