Evaluation: Better Learning Programme - Region Middle East

palestine | Emergency Relief | Emergency Relief

The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is a non-governmental, humanitarian organization with 60 years of experience in helping to create a safer and more dignified life for refugees and internally displaced people. NRC advocates for the rights of displaced populations and offers assistance within the shelter, education, emergency food security, legal assistance, and water,sanitation and hygiene sectors.

The Norwegian Refugee Council has approximately 5000 committed and competent employees involved in projects across four continents. In addition, NRC runs one of the world’s largest standby rosters -NORCAP, with 650 professionals, ready to be deployed on 72 hours notice when a crisis occurs



Country:  Palestine

Duration: Sept through December 2016

Reporting to: Evaluation Steering Committee

NRC seeks expressions of interest from individuals/teams, ideally with the following skills/qualifications and expertise:

  • Sound and proven experience in conducting evaluations, particularly utilisation and learning focused evaluations 
  • Extensive experience of theories of change and how they can be used to carry out evaluations
  • Expertise in participatory qualitative data collection techniques
  • Background in delivery of psychosocial programmes specifically within the education sector.

Additional, desirable knowledge, includes:

  • Understanding of psychosocial programming within education setting.
  • Understanding of global and regional trends and initiatives on psychosocial programming within education settings

Necessary Skills:

  • Fluency in written and spoken English is required; Arabic highly desirable
  • Prior experience in the Middle East, preferred
  • Proven experience of managing evaluations of humanitarian projects
  • Experience of designing qualitative data collection methods and of managing participatory and learning focused evaluations.
  • Excellent team work and communication skills, flexibility and good organisational skills

Application deadline: Close of day Sunday, 21 August.

Interview dates, if required: between 22 and 24 August.

Bids must include the following:

  • Cover letter: stating candidate skill and experience suitable for the consultancy (max 1 page).
  • Outline of evaluation framework and methods, proposed timeframe, work plan and budget (max 3 pages; bids over limit will be automatically excluded).
  • CV of proposed individual/s and one piece of evidence of similar evaluation carried out previously (abbreviated is adequate though we may ask for more text if what is submitted is not indicative of work performed).
Submit completed bids to mero-psu@nrc.no by COB Sunday 21 August. 

Please see Terms of Reference below for further information

Before applying, please make sure that you have read the requirements for the position and that you qualify.
Applications from non-qualifying applicants will most likely be discarded by the recruiting manager.
  • Organization: NRC - Norwegian Refugee Council
  • Location: palestine | Emergency Relief | Emergency Relief
  • Grade: P-3, International Professional
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Development Cooperation
    • Development Cooperation
    • Development Cooperation
    • Development Cooperation
    • Development Cooperation
    • Development Cooperation
    • Development Cooperation
    • Accounting (Audit, Controlling)
    • Emergency Aid
    • Emergency Aid
    • Emergency Aid
    • Monitoring and Evaluation
    • Monitoring and Evaluation
    • Monitoring and Evaluation
    • Monitoring and Evaluation
  • Closing Date: 2016-08-21

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