Monitoring and Evaluation Consultancy
Background about Sharek Youth Forum and the Project
i. Sharek Youth Forum
Sharek Youth Forum is a leading Palestinian youth organization with the primary goal of creating the space and capacity for youth to engage as active participants in all sectors of civil society and to participate in the development of local communities. Originally launched as a program of the UNDP in 1996, Sharek became an independent NGO in 2004. As a youth organization for youth, run by youth, Sharek tackles development issues from a unique perspective which directly reflects youth needs and visions. Sharek’s core programs include economic empowerment initiatives, providing services to connect youth mentors with underserved children to ensure the realization of children’s right to play and provide complimentary education services; building capacities of other youth organizations, especially small community based youth organizations; and arming youth with knowledge of their human rights and the capacity to articulate, effectively communicate, and persuasively advocate for change on the issues that most affect them, as active individuals and engaged citizens in the process of building a culture of reciprocal respect and democracy in Palestine. Sharek designs and carries out its youth development programs with hundreds of motivated youth volunteers involved in project.
ii. HAYA Joint Programme: Eliminating Violence Against Women
The HAYA Joint Programme brings together the Palestinian Authority (PA), UN agencies, civil society organizations, community-based organizations, and other partners to reduce vulnerability of women and girls to all forms and threats of violence. This Joint Programme is funded by the Government of Canada and
implemented by a consortium of UN agencies consisting of the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women), the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), the United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN Habitat), and the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC). The Ministry of Women’s Affairs and the Ministry of Social Development are key partners of the HAYA Joint Programme, along with other ministries including the Ministry of Education, the Ministry of Heath, the Ministry of Justice, and the Ministry of Local Governance, and various civil society organizations.
Sharek is one of the program partners, where the project titled “Brave Man: Changing stereotype perceptions of masculinity” will be implemented by Sharek. Project started on 3rd July 2019 and will conclude on 31st October 2022
II. Purpose of the Consultancy and Scope of Work
The objective of this consultancy is to establish and implement operational Monitoring and Evaluation system for the project. The project M&E system should be aligned with the M&E Framework for Haya program. The purpose is to provide the project team with tools to effectively monitor, project progress and achievement, and to provide evaluations at the end of each year of the project with sufficient information to assess the project success and lessons learnt.
The consultant is expected to:
- Study the relevant project documents.
- Review and further develop the project’s log frame and result matrix, and the indicators if necessary.
- Review the M&E needs and plans of the project, and extract relevant indicators to monitor the project outcomes and outputs.
- Establish an effective data collection system and reporting forms for capturing quantitative and qualitative information, in alignment with Haya Program M&E tools
- Design and implement baseline and end line assessments at beginning and end of each year of the project, on the beneficiaries level
- Identify sources of verification that the project can use.
- Establish an operational manual of M&E system
- Implement the established M&E system during the remaining life cycle of the project to measure the project’s success towards the anticipated results
- Identify lessons learned and formulate best practices. Building on this, modifications will be done in the next year of the project.
The M&E consultant will work closely with UN Women M&E project consultant on all related matters.
VI. PROPOSAL SUBMISSION
Interested Consultants are requested to submit proposals in two separated sealed envelopes including the following documents:
- Technical proposal with specific focus addressing the purpose and objectives of the assignment, methodology & proposed work plan in Gantt chart style. Consultant previous work, expertise showed be highlighted in the technical proposal along with his/her C.V.
- Financial Proposal: Detailed budget breakdown based on expected daily rate in NIS liked to the expected LOE per the initial work plan.
The proposal must be submitted no later than 20th October 2019 at the following address:
Al Tireh St.
PO Box 500
Late, fax, email and unsealed submittals will be rejected
Attachment: ToR- Brave Man Project - M&E