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Intitulé publication: Consultancy for an independent evaluation of the results of the European Union EcAp MED II 2015-2019 project
Département / Bureau: Programme des Nations Unies pour l'environnement
Lieu d'affectation: ATHENS
Période de candidature: 21 juin 2019 - 04 juillet 2019
No de l’appel á candidature: 19-United Nations Environment Programme-118306-Consultant
Staffing Exercise N/A
Valeurs fondamentales de l'ONU: intégrité, professionnalisme, respect de la diversité
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Result of Service

The findings, achievements and recommendations from the independent evaluation of the EcAp Med II project are shared with the Contracting Parties, UNEP Brussels office, the European Commission and Partners.

Work Location

Home-based

Expected duration

The contract will be for the period of 60 man/days spread over three (3) months.

Duties and Responsibilities

The United Nations Environment (UN Environment) is the United Nations system's designated entity for addressing environmental issues at the global and regional level. Its mandate is to coordinate the development of environmental policy consensus by keeping the global environment under review and bringing emerging issues to the attention of governments and the international community for action. UN Environment's ecosystems Division works with international and national partners, providing technical assistance and advisory services for the implementation of environmental policy, and strengthening the environmental management capacity of developing countries and countries with economies in transition. The individual consultancy assignment is for the Mediterranean Action Plan (MAP), Athens, Greece.

The aim of this consultancy is to undertake and deliver an independent evaluation of the project implementation to assess achievements, lessons learnt and effectiveness of project implementation.

Specific tasks and responsibilities:

(a) A desk review of:

• Relevant background documentation, inter alia the project document, the annual GPGC/ ENRTP UNEP project reports and its Annexes, key project outputs described in the project document;
• Project reports such as six-monthly progress and financial reports, legal agreements (i.e. Small Shared Financial Agreements, SSFAs) with partners and related progress and financial reports, meeting minutes, relevant correspondence etc.;
• Identify key achievements, lessons learnt, bottlenecks against project document and its logical frames.

(b) Interviews (individual or in group) with:

• UN Environment/ MAP Coordinator/ Deputy Coordinator;
• UN Environment/ MAP Project Manager;
• UN Environment/ MAP Fund Management Officer;
• UN Environment/ MAP SPA/RAC Project Officer;
• UN Environment/ MAP Plan Bleu Project Officer;
• UN Environment/ MAP INFO/RAC Project Officer;
• UN Environment/ MAP PAP/RAC Project Officer;
• UNEP/ MAP MED POL Monitoring and Assessment Officer(s); and
• Project partners and all Project EcAp Coordination Group members or country focal points.

(c) Assessment of collected information and inputs.

Evaluation findings and judgements should be based on sound evidence and analysis, clearly documented in the evaluation report. Information will be triangulated (i.e. verified from different sources) to the extent possible, and when verification was not possible, the single source will be mentioned. Analysis leading to evaluative judgements should always be clearly spelled out.

The analysis will focus mainly on the following sets of key questions, based on the project’s intended outcomes, which may be expanded by the consultant as deemed appropriate:

• Has the project resulted in integrating EcAp in the Regional Mediterranean IMAP info system?
• Has the project supported the creation and development of a nationally based environment which supports EcAp IMAP implementation?
• Has the project achieved an efficient and timely manner its key outputs?
• Has the project created country-ownership for EcAp MEDII key outputs?
• How has the project addressed financial sustainability (did it achieve co-financing, cost-efficiency, future funding for implementation), is there a funding strategy?
• Has the project achieved overall sustainability (will it be followed up by additional action, is it embedded its outcomes in the work of UN Environment/MAP Barcelona Convention)?

A set of evaluation criteria to guide the evaluation and assessment of the project is provided in Annex II to the present ToRs.

Qualifications/special skills

Skills: Attention to detail and respect for deadlines is required;
Academic Qualifications: An advanced university degree in international development, environmental sciences, law or other relevant political or social science areas is required;
Experience: • Minimum 7 years of relevant professional experience is required;
• Extensive evaluation experience, including of national, regional or global programmes is required;
• Knowledge of the UN Environment system and of MAP and the Mediterranean region is required;
• Good knowledge of data tools, policies and strategies is considered as an asset.
Language: • Excellent writing skills in English is required;

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