Managing relations, including:
- maintain a positive relationship with evaluation stakeholders, ensuring that the evaluation process is as participatory as possible but at the same time maintains its independence;
- communicate in a timely manner with the Evaluation Office on any issues requiring its attention and intervention.
- The Evaluation Consultant shall have had no prior involvement in the formulation or implementation of the project and will be independent from the participating institutions. The consultant will sign the Evaluation Consultant Code of Conduct Agreement Form.
- The evaluation Consultant will be selected and recruited by the UNEP Evaluation Office through an individual consultancy contract.
- Comprehensive terms of reference will be shared with the consultant separately.
- An advanced university degree in environmental or social studies, international development or other relevant political or social sciences area is required.
- A first level university degree in combination with two additional years of qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.
- A minimum of at least 7 years professional experience is required.
- Experience in the areas of climate change, sustainable development and/or infrastructure planning/development and/or green finance (sustainable investments and financial systems) is an added advantage and is desirable.
- Should have previous working experience in undertaking evaluation of projects, preferably using a Theory of Change Approach is required.
- English and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. For this consultancy, fluency in oral and written English is a requirement.