Consultant

Oxfam

CONSULTANCY OPPORTUNITY

Background

Oxfam’s vision is to see reduced poverty and inequality by transforming Zambia’s growth model in favour of people living in poverty and significantly advancing women’s rights.

To be able to deliver part of its mandate in Zambia, Oxfam is working with Village Water Zambia (VWZ), Zambia Federation of Disability Organization (ZAFOD) in close collaboration with Lusaka City Council (LCC), Lusaka Water and Sewerage Company (LWSC), National Water and Sanitation Council (NWASCO) and the Ministry of Health under the Chawama and George Health centers in Lusaka. The team is seeking consultancy services to undertake the combined study for the Urban WASH programme on value for money (VfM) as well as the end of programme evaluation being implemented in George and Chawama compound supported by the Australian Government.

CONSULTANTACY SERVICES TO UNDERTAKE THE END OF PROGRAMME EVALUATION OF THE ANCP URBAN WASH PROGRAMME.

The main purpose of the study will be to draw lessons from the project which will be well documented and shared with different audiences. The evaluation is to establish the effectiveness, efficiency, economy and equity of the Urban WASH rights based programme from which lessons will be drawn. The evaluation findings and recommendations will be used to understand what the results of the project intervention have been and key enablers of the achievements. It will also find out what best practices could have been established for possible replication in other communities and/or informing future project designs.

It will help the Australian Government Department of Foreign Aid and Trade (DFAT) who are the funders of the project to understand both the expected and unexpected outcomes of the project and effectiveness of the approaches used to improve the lives of the urban poor in George and Chawama compounds of Lusaka.

Interested candidates can obtain detailed Terms of Reference (ToRs) from WASH Program Officer [email protected]

Timeframe: 35 working days including travel and reporting

Fees: To be discussed with successful consultant

Skills and Competencies: Qualification and / or demonstrated experience working in and leading evaluations for urban development and water, sanitation and hygiene programmes , preferably in African cities or Zambia specifically. A bachelor’s degree in a relevant field, a postgraduate qualification will highly be regarded. Minimum of five (05) years in conducting evaluations with strong analytical skills, competency in research covering not less than 5 years (for the leader in case of a team), clear understanding of gender in WASH and gender in development and child protection issues and private sector engagements, above average understanding of inclusive development, particularly disability inclusiveness, understanding of Peri Urban WASH service delivery. Knowledge and experience of Australian Non-government Cooperating Program (ANCP) funding streams and VfM assessments and complexity of the ANCP in the developmental context will be an added advantage. Oxfam does not discriminate against gender, race, colour or religion.

Please submit your Expression of Interest with detailed technical and financial proposals to [email protected],uk with a copy to [email protected] or drop you applications at Oxfam office, Plot 250 Zambezi road, +260 211 292070/291016/291085 Roma Township, Lusaka.

Closing Date: 27th April, 2017

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