KARINA (Caritas Indonesia) is the humanitarian arm of the Bishops’ Conference of Indonesia based in Central Jakarta and is officially considered as a member of the Caritas Internationalist confederation. Karina is established in 2006 with focus on disaster management issue which is translated into 4 programs, namely DRR, Diocesan Accompaniment, Promotion and Identity, and Capacity Building for Emergency Response designed for 2011-2013 period. DRR program in Karina for this period will be closed in the end of January 2013. Therefore, Karina would like to find the External evaluator for “ DISASTER RISK REDUCTION PROGRAM FINAL EVALUATION” GLOBAL PROPOSAL 2011 – 2013”
Global Proposal cover the activities ranging from capacity building for diocesan caritas in terms of technical skills in DRR and ER as well as institutional capacity in general, channeled through the following programs: inviting 6 newly established dioceses in DRR mainstreaming activities to conduct institutional self-assessment based on 6 key sectors (organization capacity, policy, strategy, project cycle management, network and geographical planning) used in the previous GPà
- Disaster Risk Reduction focusing on capacity building and networking activities at the national and diocesan levels. At the national level, PI team is actively involved in Humanitarian Forum Indonesia and National Platform on DRR in promoting Karina’s and dioceses’ work in Indonesia through accountability assessment (HFI) and participation in AMCDRRà
- Promotion and Identity focusing on identifying the diocese identity, value, context, needs and structure, especially those outside Java and Sumatera. Each accompanied diocese must undergo the profiling process to identify those sectors and in the end will be used as the basis to develop diocese’s “pilot service” which focuses on the poorest of the poorà Diocesan Accompaniment
- Emergency Response and Preparedness-> CB4ER provides a set of training specifically in Emergency Response sectors (assessment, Sphere, logistics, etc) to selected 10 dioceses and is now entering the 3rd year
A. The External Evaluator:
- Having adequate knowledge on Caritas and its networking’s work
- Minimum of 5 years work experience in the field of development
- Experience in project evaluation
- Experience in project development processes associated with sustainable development issues
- Extensive experience in project development, implementation and management (direct project management experience is preferable) at national level
- Must have a good record of scholarly research and publications
- Excellent knowledge of the English Language with exceptional writing, presentation and communication skills; Full computer literacy
B. Tasks and responsibilities:
- Project objectives: Assess the extent to which the project’s principle objective and intermediate objectives (as listed in the log frame) are met.
- Project design: Assess the approach used in GP project design and the appropriateness of problem conceptualization. In particular:
- Assess whether the different project sectors and activities proposed to achieve the objective were appropriate, feasible and responded to contextual, institutional and regulatory settings of the project.
- Assess linkages between project components and other interventions within the sector and the definition of clear and appropriate management arrangements at the design stage.
- Stakeholder consultation and participation: Assess information dissemination, consultation, and stakeholder participation in project implementation. In particular:
- Assess the involvement of diocese in project implementation and the extent of CI support to the project.
- Assess the diocesan caritas’ use/establishment of electronic information technologies to support implementation, participation and other project activities.
- Assess the establishment of partnerships and collaborative relationships developed by the project
- Technical and management capacity of Karina: Assess technical and management capacities associated with the project and their role in project development, management and achievements
- Monitoring during the project: Assess whether there have been adequate periodic monitoring of activities during implementation to establish the extent to which inputs, work schedules, other required actions and outputs were proceeding according to plan. Assess elements that indicate adaptive management such as comprehensive and realistic work plans routinely developed that reflect changes in management arrangements to enhance implementation.
- Suggest ways in which lessons and experiences coming out of the project can contribute to the design and implementation of future projects.
- Submit the evaluation report in timely manner
C. Structure of evaluation report:
- Executive summary
- The project and its development context
- Findings and Conclusions
4.1 Project formulation
- Lessons learned
D. Implementation arrangements
- The draft and final evaluation report shall be sent to Karina by 20 February 2013 For comments prior to its finalization.
- Logistical support required is to be included in the External Evaluator proposal
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