UNDP Ghana Recruits Consultants Massively

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28 Nov, 2011

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Job Vacancies: Consultants – Procurement Notice

Procurement Notice Individual National Consultants
Outcome Evaluation – “Increased Production, Productivity and Income Generation in Deprived Sectors and Districts”

The growing demand for development effectiveness is largely based on the realization that producing good “deliverables” is simply not enough. The relevance of efficient or well-managed development projects and outputs is their ability to yield discernible improvements in development conditions and ultimately in people’s lives. Being a key international development agency, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has been focusing on achieving clearly defined results. This has been pursued in recent times through the results-based management (RBM) approach.

As part of its efforts in enhancing RBM, UNDP has shifted from traditional activity-based project monitoring and evaluation (M&E) to results-oriented M&E, especially outcome M&E that covers a set of related programmes, projects, and strategies intended to achieve a defined outcome. An outcome evaluation assesses how and why an outcome is or not being achieved in a given country context, within a time frame, and the role UNDP and other partners have played in this regard. Outcome evaluations also help to clarify underlying factors affecting the situation, highlight unintended consequences (positive and negative), generate learned and recommend actions to improve performance in future programming.

The Outcome to be evaluated is “Increased production, productivity and income generation in deprived sectors and districts”.

Scope of Services:
The lead consultant, with the collaboration of two assistants, shall conduct:

  • Outcome analysis – Evaluate the progress that has been made towards the achievement of the outcome (including contributing factors and constraints);
  • Output analysis – Determine contributing factors and impediments and extent of the outputs (including an analysis of both project activities and soft-assistance activities);
  • Output-outcome link – Assess the contribution UNDP has made/is making to the progress towards the achievement of the outcome; and
  • Assess partnership strategy in relation to outcome


Required Skills or Experience

Eligible consultants must have the following minimum qualifications;

  • An advanced university degree in Development Economics, Social Sciences, Business Administration or relevant field experience
  • At least ten years of work experience in development management, enterprise development, local level development and evaluation of development results


How To Apply

Detailed Procurement Notice and Terms of Reference (TOR) for the assignment can be downloaded from the Procurement page of the UNDP Ghana website: http://www.undp-gha.org/procurementMain.php?page=procurement or picked up at the front desk of UNDP Ghana, Ring Road East near Fire Service HQ.

Your offer comprising of technical and financial proposals, in separate sealed envelopes, in hard (6 copies) and soft copy (Compact Disk), should be hand delivered at the front desk of the UNDP Office, Ring Road East, Near the Fire Service Head Quarters. Email copies will not be accepted or considered.

The submission should be clearly marked “Outcome Evaluation – “Increased Production, Productivity and Income Generation in Deprived Sectors and Districts”:

Deputy Country Director Operations
United Nations Development Programme
7 Ring Road East, Accra
Attention: Ms Christy Ahenkora
Tel: 233-0302-785394-400 Fax: 233-0302-773899
For enquiries kindly contact: Christy Ahenkora [email protected] and Louis Kuukpen [email protected]


Closing 9th December, 2011


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