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The evaluation team leader will hold the overall responsibility for the methodological design and implementation of the evaluation. She/he will be responsible for the production and timely submission of all expected deliverables in line with the ToR. She/he will lead and coordinate the work of the evaluation team and ensure the quality of all deliverables at all stages of the evaluation process. The Evaluation Manager will provide methodological guidance to the evaluation team in developing the design report, in particular, but not limited to, the evaluation approach, methodology, work plan and agenda for the field phase, the draft and final evaluation reports, and the PowerPoint presentation of the evaluation results.

  • Desk review of initial background information and documents on the country context and Country Program, as well as other relevant documentation.
  • Review and refinement of the theory of change underlying the Country Program 
  • Formulation of a final set of evaluation questions based on the preliminary evaluation questions provided in the ToR
  • Development of a comprehensive stakeholder map and sampling strategy to select sites to be visited and stakeholders to be consulted in Gambia through interviews and group discussions.
  • Development of a data collection and analysis strategy, as well as a concrete work plan for the field and reporting phases.
  • Development of data collection methods and tools, assessment of limitations to data collection and development of mitigation measures.
  • Development of the evaluation matrix (evaluation criteria, evaluation questions, assumptions, indicators, data collection methods and sources of information)


The objectives of this Country Programme Evaluation are:

  • Provide an independent assessment of the relevance, effectiveness, efficiency and sustainability of UNFPA support and progress towards the expected outputs and outcomes set forth in the results framework of the country programme.
  • Provide an assessment of the role played by the UNFPA country office in the coordination mechanisms of the UNCT with a view to enhancing the United Nations collective contribution to national development results.
  • Draw key lessons from past and current cooperation and provide a set of clear and forward-looking options leading to strategic and actionable recommendations for the next programme cycle.


The full TORs are attached above. All interested applicants must submit their applications to 

No paper or hard copy application will be accepted. The closing date for applications is 9th October 2020.