Vacancy Announcement Details

Evaluation Consultants: Independent Country Programme Evaluations in Latin America (Argentina, Uruguay, Panama, El Salvador)

05 Nov 2018


The Independent Evaluation Office (IEO) of the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) will conduct Independent Country Programme Evaluations (ICPE) in Argentina, El Salvador, Panama and Uruguay in 2019. The ICPE will inform the elaboration of the new country programmes with evaluative evidence of UNDP’s contribution to the countries’ national development priorities. The evaluations will examine UNDP’s work during the ongoing programme cycles 2016-2020. Evaluation results are expected to provide forward-looking recommendations as input to the formulation process for the next country programme documents.

The IEO is seeking national or regional evaluators with expertise in one or more of the following thematic areas:
Poverty reduction, inclusive growth and equitable development, entrepreneurship, decent work, social inclusion and social protection, including health services; Institutional strengthening, democratic governance, security and justice, decentralization and active citizen participation; Environmental sustainability, climate change adaptation and mitigation, sustainable natural resources management, and disaster risk reduction and management.

The assessment under each of the thematic areas will include a gender focus. The duration of the consultancy will vary depending on the specific tasks and country programme, ranging between 25 and 30 working days. The data collection missions are tentatively scheduled as follows: 4-24 March 2018 for Argentina; May 2018 for Panama; and September 2018 for Uruguay and El Salvador. The evaluation Terms of Reference will be shared with the candidates selected for interviews. 

Full details are availableon the UNDP website. Deadline for applications 18 November. Spanish is required.