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Short-term Consultancy: External Expert to Evaluate Cash Projects
Caritas Switzerland is a leading organisation in the field of development cooperation and humanitarian aid. Our ultimate goal is to fight poverty. The programmes of international cooperation focus on the topics of income, climate and migration. We operate in around 20 countries. Caritas Switzerland (CaCH) wants to further expand its commitment to disadvantaged people in the coming years. With the Knowledge and Quality Management Unit (since January 2020), CaCH is pursuing the goal of further developing and deepening its competence in core and cross-cutting topics as well as in quality management.
Duty
  • Assessing of programme delivery of various projects, covering operational aspects, tracking and reporting of programme indicators, risk assessment 
  • Assessment of necessary services to deliver project objectives against project standards and operational protocols, including response times by the implementing partners
  • Assessment of the quality of services provided by the implementing partners; determine and assess whether implementing partners are complying with established operational protocols
  • Analyse feedback from the payment recipients on issues and concerns and other information, complementing information already collected by the implementing partners; Specific Questions
  • provide recommendations scaling up and mainstreaming CVA projects, including necessary IT infrastructure and capacity development
  • provide recommendations for developing a standardized cash transfer mechanism, including processes, documentation needed, reporting, and monitoring system
  • specific recommendation regarding (beneficiary) data protection 
  • generate qualitative and quantitative evidence to strengthen operational delivery including payment modalities, learning and as well as the desired positive effect on beneficiaries

For further information, please consult the Terms of Reference
Requirement
  • Have over five years of monitoring and evaluation experience 
  • Proven ability to conduct evaluations and process monitoring of cash-based programmes, including humanitarian CVA and social protection programmes 
  • Experience of qualitative and quantitative assessments from the field monitoring (remotely given the current mobility restrictions) perspective including data collection, analysis and timely reporting
  • Work experience with international and local developing agencies would be an added advantage
  • Fluency in English and French is required; German would be an advantage
Starting date: upon agreement
Contract duration: 3-6 Months, up to 20 workdays.

Caritas offers attractive working conditions and an open working atmosphere in an international field of activities.

For further information please contact: Ms Julia Ismar, Knowledge Manager Humanitarian Aid, Phone +41 41 419 22 83.

Thank you for your interest. We look forward to receiving your job application by
June 30, 2022 latest through our web portal.

Caritas Switzerland, Adligenswilerstrasse 15, 6002 Lucerne
www.caritas.ch