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Call for Applications: Consultancy for External Impact Assessment of Project

Call for applications! Consultancy External Impact Assessment of Project

We encourage applications from trans, gender diverse, and intersex people, Black, indigenous, and Latinx people and people of color, D/deaf, and disabled people, people from a migrant background, and sex workers.

Application Deadline:22 September 2023, 23:59 CET
Location:Home-based / Remote
Start Date:15 October 2023
Contract Duration:2 months (October – December 2023)
Language required:English

Background

GATE is concluding a multi-year project with 7 partner organizations in 7 countries (Thailand, Cambodia, Ukraine, Uganda, Kenya, Zambia, and Tanzania) across various international regions.  All partners have the capacity to communicate in English. The focus of the project is to:

  • Amplify the participation and voice of trans and gender diverse communities in policy and decision-making fora and in governance and stewardship of national HIV responses;
  • Strengthen the influence of trans and gender diverse communities in the design and implementation of national HIV strategies so that they adequately reflect and respond to community realities and needs.
  • Strengthen community-led organizations and their ability to conduct advocacy for legal recognition and access to health rights for trans and gender diverse persons and 
  • Produce knowledge and resources for use in evidence-based advocacy.

 

Objectives

We are seeking to engage an experienced consultant to conduct an external review of the project in order to assess the impact of the project, document the successes, challenges, and lessons learned during the implementation of the project, and make recommendations on strengthening future projects. 

Scope of Work

The consultant will collaborate with GATE team members to develop a detailed project methodology and tools, review project documentation, conduct interviews with partner organizations, donor representatives, and other key informants, and develop an impact assessment report on the project.

Responsibilities

  • Review project reports;
  • Review project publications and products;
  • Conduct interviews with key informants;
  • Develop a draft evaluation report for review by the GATE team and
  • Submit a final report within the project timeline. 

Essential Requirements

  • Experience in conducting reviews and evaluations of human rights and health advocacy projects;
  • Knowledge of international HIV response mechanisms;
  • Knowledge of the Global Fund, particularly country processes
  • A deep understanding of the health and human rights issues impacting trans and gender diverse communities;
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills and experience in report writing.
  • Experience in working with civil society organizations at national and regional levels and 
  • Knowledge of the policies and processes of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis, and Malaria.

Selection Process

GATE will select the consultant based on proposals from interested applicants.

PLEASE NOTE: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Submit the following to the email listed below with the suggested subject line by 22 September 2023 at 23:59 CET:

Email: applications@gate.ngo
Subject line: Surname – Consultant External Impact Assessment (e.g. Smith – Consultant External Impact Assessment)

  • Cover letter, including expected remuneration (daily rate, in USD), and highlighting experience in similar evaluations and 
  • Curriculum Vitae, including name and contact details of two references.

About GATE

GATE is an international organization working on gender identity, gender expressions, and sex characteristics. It was founded in 2009, and it is registered in New York (USA). GATE programmatic work is organized around three main areas: Human Rights, Health, and Movement Building.