Call for Consultants for External Review of Local State-Building Domain
The Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) is seeking consultants or companies to carry out an external review of the Local State-Building domain of its Pakistan programme. The Local State-Building domain consists of SDC’s portfolio of projects in the areas of governance, rule of law, and human rights. The overarching goal of the review is to derive and learn lessons from SDC’s programming in the domain of Local State-Building in Pakistan since the year 2012. The lessons learned from this review will contribute not only to knowledge and best practices shared with partners, but also to horizontal learning within SDC itself.
The review process will be during December and January, with reporting and feedback expected to be completed by 15 March 2019. The team required to carry out the evaluation will include:
- Team Leader: Overall responsibility towards SDC; proficiency in Monitoring and Evaluation of development programmes for international donors or multilateral organizations; good knowledge of the political and institutional context of Pakistan; proven experiences in similar assignments in Pakistan and or the region in the governance/human rights domain.
- Governance Expert: Responsible for the local governance aspect of the review; solid background and experiences in local governance support projects in Pakistan or the region; excellent knowledge of methodologies analyzing power and political economy of the governance sector.
- Rule of Law and/or Human Rights Expert: Responsible for the human rights and RoL aspect of the review; solid background and experiences in human rights / RoL support projects in Pakistan or the region; excellent knowledge of the Human Rights framework and the local legal framework as well as challenges and issues in the region.
Applicants may be individuals or groups of individuals with a designated team lead or consulting companies. Kindly indicate clearly which consultant role you are applying for and submit complete application via email to email@example.com.
The application should include:
- Cover letter
- Curriculum vitae
- Technical proposal (including work plan)
- Financial proposal
Deadline: 26 October 2018.
Please see the TORs for more information.