Administrative Consultant for the Global Mentoring Program 2020
EvalYouth is a global EvalPartners network that supports and promotes young and emerging evaluators (YEEs) to become future leaders in the evaluation profession. It was launched in Kathmandu, Nepal during the Global Evaluation Forum II in November 2015. Twenty-three YEEs who played an active role to help shape the Global Evaluation Agenda 2020 represented EvalYouth at the forum from the following regions: Africa, Asia, Europe/Eurasia, Latin America and the Caribbean, the Middle East and North Africa, and the United States / Canada / Australia. EvalYouth currently has four task forces and seven (7) regional and 15 national chapters across the globe.
Tasks and Responsibilities
Task Force II will be closely working with the consultant to provide guidance and instructions on the tasks and their prioritization. The consultancy will require an average of 7 hours/week of time commitment over the period of assignment (July - December, 2020). The workload starts with a peak in the beginning and tends to decline over time. The consultant is expected to perform the tasks listed below in consultation with EvalYouth and Task Force II leadership team: ● Provide support to the overall administrative processes; ● Support designing application forms; ● Coordinate the call for applications; ● Coordinate the reviewing process of mentors and mentees application ● Coordinate the selection and matching pairs process with Task Force 2 members involvement using a standard matching criteria ● Facilitate communication and respond to queries of the applicants during the application process; 2 ● Lead the reconfirming process of pairs; ● Provide administrative to management and enrolment of selected participants in online learning platform; ● Provide the logistical coordination of the introductory meetings and orientation for participants ● Deliver a tracking report of mentor and mentee attendance and engagement on a monthly basis ● Present a lessons learned final report of the admin’s work; and ● Any other task as assigned by the Task Force leadership team.
The consultant is expected to submit following deliverables: ● Application forms; ● Applicants lists and database; ● Results of applications reviewing; ● List of matched pairs; ● Trackers such as dropouts, changes in matching, individual project work, etc.; and ● A short report on tasks.
Essential Qualifications and Experience
Be a young and emerging evaluator (see YEE definition on www.evalpartners.org/evalyouth); ● Bachelor’s Degree in Evaluation, International Development, Public Policy/Administration, Development Economics/Planning, Management, and/or any related discipline. Master’s degree will be an asset but not required; ● One to three (1-3) years of relevant work experience in international development and monitoring and evaluation; ● Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English; ● Excellent analytical skills and ability to formulate clear, actionable and evidence-based recommendations. ● Experience in assessing and or participating in mentoring programs is an asset.
Budget and payment
EvalYouth’s budget for this assignment is $5,000. The consultant will be paid over three installments agreed upon by the management and the consultant prior to signing the TOR 3.
Application Process and Selection Criteria
To apply, please send your applications to [email protected] no later than June 22, 2020 with the subject “Administrative Consultant for the Global Mentoring Program 2020”
The application must include: 1. Your resume; 2. A cover letter explaining how your academic background and skills meet the requirements of this consultancy; 3. A concise technical proposal illustrating how you plan to tackle the assignment, including a financial proposal inclusive of total price and breakdown of costs. 4. (when available) sample work.