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Request for The Australian Department of Foreign Affair and Trade (DFAT) Program external evaluator

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Organization : International Rescue Committee (IRC)
Type : Nonprofits / องค์กรไม่แสวงหาผลกำไร
Date : 10 Jul 2019
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Deadline : 24 July 2019 / /

Term of Reference

External evaluation of protection/ legal, women’s protection and empowerment, livelihood, and return preparedness programs funded by the Australian Department of Foreign Affair and Trade (DFAT) in 9 refugee camps along Thailand-Myanmar border.

Background and context:

Since 2013, The International Rescue Committee (IRC), has been awarded grants from DFAT to provide support to refugees in 7 refugee camps along Thailand-Myanmar border. Over the years, the program has evolved and currently providing support in 3 programmatic sectors: (1) protection and legal (ProL); (2) women’s protection and empowerment (WPE); and (3) livelihoods (LLH).

Recent program evaluation was conducted in 2017, covering project implementation up to June 2017. This evaluation will covers the program implementation period of July 2017 – June 2019. The geographical location of the program coverage by different programmatic sectors is summarized in the table below:

 

Province

Camp

Programmatic sectors

ProL

WPE

LLH

Mae Hong Son

Ban Mai Nai Soi
(BMNS)

X

X

X

Ban Mae Surin
(BMS)

X

X

X

Tak

Mae La
(ML)

X

X

X

Umpiem
(UP)

X

X

X

Nupo
(NP)

X

X

X

Kanchanaburi

Ban Don Yang
(BDY)

 

X

X

Ratchaburi

Tham Hin
(TH)

 

X

X

 

The partner organizations and services that they provided under The IRC program are as follow:

 

Organization

Support/ services

Location

Karen Legal Assistance Center
(KLAC)

  • Community Legal Volunteers training
  • Legal information campaigns
  • Advocacy with access to justice actors in Karen state

Karen state - Myanmar

Karenni Legal and Human Rights Committee
(KnLHRC)

  • Legal information sharing

BMNS, BMS, and Karenni state – Myanmar

Karenni National Women Organization
(KNWO)

  • Community activities
  • GBV case management
  • Shelter management

BMNS, BMS

Karen Women Organization
(KWO)

  • GBV case management
  • Shelter operations

ML, UP, NP

Muslim Women Organization
(MWO)

  • GBV case management
  • Shelter operations

ML

Muslim Women Association
(MWA)

  • GBV case management
  • Shelter operations

UP

UNHCR supported SGBV committee

  • Community activities

UP, NP

 

Since 2016, in addition to The IRC program, The IRC has assume the role of fund portfolio manager for DFAT funded TBC program. TBC program operates in all 9 refugee camps along Thai-Myanmar border. The program covers the following key programmatic area:

  • Planning and preparation for voluntary return, resettlement, and reintegration.
  • Strengthening food security and sustainable livelihoods.
  • Supporting the structure to deliver crucial humanitarian needs, such as ration distribution, nutrition survey, efficient fuel use, and shelter related support.
  • Addressing protection and governance needs inside the camps and building capacity in potential refugee return sites.
  • CSOs capacity building in preparation for potential transition and exit in the future.

TBC program operations is done through partnership with camp governing bodies, local civil society organizations (CSOs), and community based organizations (CBOs) located mostly within the refugee camps. TBC partners and their functions are summarized in the table below:

 

Organization

Support/ services

Location

Camp committees

KRC

KnRC

  • Camp governing and camp management
  • Support to sub-committees, CSOs, and CBOs.
  • Complaints and feedback mechanism.

BMNS, BMS, MLO, MLM, ML, UP, NP, BDY, TH

Committee for Refugee Return (CRR)

  • Return planning, policy or procedures development.
  • Advocacy and dialogue with communities.

MLO, MLM, ML, UP, NP, BDY, TH

Karenni Refugee Repatriation and Reconstruction Working Group (KnRRRWG)

  • Return planning, policy or procedures development.
  • Advocacy and dialogue with communities.

BMNS, BMS

Camp Livelihoods Committees

  • Operations and management of food security and livelihoods activities – Community Agriculture Program (CAP), and Entrepreneurship Development Program (EDP)

BMNS, BMS, MLO, MLM, ML, UP, NP, BDY, TH

Shelter working group

  • Shelter assessment and renovation support.

BMNS, BMS, MLO, MLM, ML, UP, NP, BDY, TH

Community Managed Targeting (CMT) teams

  • Household verification and household category assignment for ration distribution determination.

BMNS, BMS, MLO, MLM, ML, UP, NP, BDY, TH

Karen Youth Organization (KYO)

  • Post distribution monitoring (PDM) data collection – Food and fuel utilization and satisfaction survey.
  • Community activities for youth

BMS, MLO, MLM, ML, UP, NP, BDY, TH

Karenni National Women Organization (KNWO)

  • PDM data collection - Food and fuel utilization and satisfaction survey.
  • School lunch Program

BMNS, BMS

Karen Women’s Organization (KWO)

  • Organizational capacity building

ML, UP, NP, BDY, TH

Karen Student Network Group (KSNG)

  • Post Distribution Monitoring activities
  • Organize Public Forums and public service announcements
  • Complaints mechanism,

BMS, MLO, MLM, ML, UP, NP, BDY, TH

Objectives of the evaluation:

Through this evaluation, The IRC aim to assess the impact and outcomes of the programs, with specific focus on the following areas:

  1. Assess the impact of the programs and cross-border interventions towards preparation of refugees for potential reintegration and voluntary return to Myanmar.
  2. Assess the impact of the programs and cross-border interventions towards empowering refugees to make free and informed choices about their future, with a focus on where and how to live.
  3. Assess the impact of the programs towards improvement in community safety, response mechanism, with a focus on women and girls safety.
  4. Assess the effectiveness and functionality of camp humanitarian support and camp governance structures, including satisfaction level of women, girls, and general refugee population.
  5. Assess the access to, and quality of, protection, legal, livelihood, and information dissemination services provided by or through IRC and TBC programs, for women, girls, and general refugee population.
  6. Based on evaluation results and revision of current program design, identify programmatic gaps, challenges, and provide recommendations on program improvements with a focus on protection, safety, and barrier to attain durable solutions.

 

Methodology:

The external consultant responding to this ToR will propose evaluation methodology for IRC selection. Mixed data collection methods (qualitative and qualitative), from various data sources (clients and service providers) is preferred. Justification for proposed methodology to be provided in the submitted proposal.

 

Upon request, the following information can be provided to the evaluation team for evaluation proposal development:

  • Recent program evaluation report
  • 2017-2018 project logical framework
  • 2018-2019 project logical framework
  • 2019-2020 project logical framework
  • Project progress reports

 

Evaluation budget:

The solicitor to this ToR should propose an evaluation budget, covering all costs related to the evaluation, including consultancy fees, travel related costs for evaluation team and partner organizations, per diem, materials and supplies during the course of evaluation design, data collection and data analyses, as well as report writing.

 

Deliverables and expected timeline:

Key deliverables and expected timeline for the evaluation are as follow:

 

Deliverables

Timeline

EoI announcement

12 July 2019

Selection process

5-9 August 2019

Contract signing

16 August 2019

Finalization of approach and preparation

August 2019

Data collection

August – September 2019

Data processing

September – October 2019

Presentation of preliminary results

8 November 2019

Draft report submission

20 December 2019

Final report submission

24 January 2020

Application package:

  1. Company profile and/ or curriculum vitae of consultant team.
  2. Past evaluation report(s) to demonstrate experience of the consultant/ company.
  3. Proposed evaluation methodology and justification for chosen methods.
  4. Detail budget breakdown of evaluation processes.

Qualifications:

  1. 5-10 years program evaluation experience, preferably in the field of protection, gender, and livelihoods.
  2. In-depth knowledge of gender issues, particularly violence against women and girls in the context of refugee camps.
  3. In-depth knowledge of durable solution framework of refugee context in Thailand.
  4. Regional/Country experience and knowledge with good understanding of refugee context in Thailand is highly desirable.

Selection criteria:

  1. Technical capacity of the evaluation team/ organization (20%)
  2. Relevance experience of evaluation team/ organization (20%)
  3. Technical approach of the proposed evaluation methodology (30%)
  4. Evaluation costing (30%)                                                                                                                                                                                                Inquiries:                                                                                                                                                                                                     Please address your inquiries or request for additional information to:Natakorn Jittanonta (M&E Coordinator)                                                E-mail: Natakorn.Jittanonta@rescue.org                                                                                                                                                          Tel: +66(0)63-191-7824                                                                                                                                                                                             

    Application letter and most recent CV in English stating qualifications and experience should be submitted to the IRC Human Resources Department at Thailand.HR@rescue.org.

    All applications will be treated confidentially and not returned. The IRC considers all applicants on the basis of merit without regard to race, national origin, religious beliefs, sexual orientation, age, marital status or physical or mental disability. The IRC is an equal opportunity employer.

     APPLICATION DEADLINE:24 July 2019

            

 

Contact : Thailand.HR@rescue.org

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