Monitoring & Evaluation International Consultant for the Social Policy Programme, Khartoum, Sudan, 8.5 months (in-country) - Tenders Global

Monitoring & Evaluation International Consultant for the Social Policy Programme, Khartoum, Sudan, 8.5 months (in-country)

  • Contract
  • Sudan
  • Posted 2 months ago

UNICEF works in some of the world’s toughest places, to reach the world’s most disadvantaged children. To save their lives. To defend their rights. To help them fulfill their potential. 

Across 190 countries and territories, we work for every child, everywhere, every day, to build a better world for everyone. 

And we never give up. 

For every child, support 

The purpose of this assignment is to implement the robust monitoring and evaluation function of the Social Policy programme in the Sudan Country Office which is guided by the programme’s Rolling Work Plan and with focus on its flagship Mother and Child Cash Transfer Plus for the First 1,000 Days of Life programme”. The MCCT+ programme is an integrated social protection programme that supports pregnant and lactating women and children during the first 1,000 days of life. 
Scope of Work:
  • Lead the implementation of the MCCT+ M&E framework for the MCCT+ programme  
  • Ensure that the M&E framework meets UNICEF’s data and ethical standards, among others by safeguarding individual privacy; provide guidance to UNICEF and Government personnel on UNICEF’s data and ethical standards during the implementation of the MCCT’s M&E framework.
  • Lead the implementation of the MCCT+ baseline, midline and endline surveys through technical inputs and coordinate the involvement of the key MoSD staff in the process
  • In coordination with UNICEF’s PME section, support the development of Terms of Reference for the MCCT evaluator, and support the contracting process.
  • Strengthen the capacity of MCCT+ partners to conduct and implement social protection programme monitoring.
  • Design and provide training to state level Ministry of Health and Social Development on the Post Distribution Monitoring process and support the MoHSW data focal points and UNICEF data consultants with PDM data analysis.
  • Prepare internal briefs, in English and Arabic, on a bi-monthly basis that contain an analysis of received programme monitoring data; disseminate the brief to a wide audience of partners.
  • Support the development of presentation with quality data analysis of available monitoring data.
  • Support the inputs to various donor, external and internal reports by providing quality monitoring data and support the dissemination of these among Government and development partners as well as donors.
  • Supports and contributes to effective and efficient planning, management, coordination, monitoring and evaluation of the MCCT+. Ensure that the social planning project enhances policy dialogue, planning, supervision, technical advice, management, training, research and support; and that the monitoring and evaluation component strengthens monitoring and evaluation of the social sectors and provides support to sectoral and decentralized information systems.
  • Ensure effective implementation of monitoring plans by consultants and development partners, including the state Ministry of Health and Social Development, and ensure the proper implementation of the Post-Distribution Monitoring tool.

Please review the list of Key Activities and Deliverables here Download File Monitoring & Evaluation Consultant – Key Activities and Deliverables.docx

The consultant will be based in Khartoum and is expected to have 5 field visits within the country.

To qualify as an advocate for every child you will have… 

  • An advanced university degree in one of the following fields: M&E, statistics or other relevant technical fields.
  • A minimum of 3 years of previous experience with monitoring, evaluation and/or quantitative research is required
  • Work experience with social protection programming is a great asset.
  • Work experience with design, development and implementation of monitoring and evaluation of social programmes
  • Previous work experience with sub-national government in a low-income country is a great asset.
  • Experience in data and knowledge management.
  • Background and/or familiarity with emergency particularly experience of cash transfers in emergency is considered as an asset
  • Proficiency in English and Arabic is required.

Qualified candidates are requested to submit all-inclusive financial offer (professional fee – living allowance – roundtrip travel cost to Sudan).  

For every Child, you demonstrate… 

UNICEF’s values of Care, Respect, Integrity, Trust, Accountability, and Sustainability (CRITAS). 


To view our competency framework, please visit  here


UNICEF is here to serve the world’s most disadvantaged children and our global workforce must reflect the diversity of those children. The UNICEF family is committed to include everyone, irrespective of their race/ethnicity, age, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, nationality, socio-economic background, or any other personal characteristic.

UNICEF offers reasonable accommodation for consultants/individual contractors with disabilities. This may include, for example, accessible software, travel assistance for missions or personal attendants. We encourage you to disclose your disability during your application in case you need reasonable accommodation during the selection process and afterwards in your assignment. 

UNICEF has a zero-tolerance policy on conduct that is incompatible with the aims and objectives of the United Nations and UNICEF, including sexual exploitation and abuse, sexual harassment, abuse of authority and discrimination. UNICEF also adheres to strict child safeguarding principles. All selected candidates will be expected to adhere to these standards and principles and will therefore undergo rigorous reference and background checks. Background checks will include the verification of academic credential(s) and employment history. Selected candidates may be required to provide additional information to conduct a background check. 



Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and advance to the next stage of the selection process. 

Individuals engaged under a consultancy or individual contract will not be considered “staff members” under the Staff Regulations and Rules of the United Nations and UNICEF’s policies and procedures, and will not be entitled to benefits provided therein (such as leave entitlements and medical insurance coverage). Their conditions of service will be governed by their contract and the General Conditions of Contracts for the Services of Consultants and Individual Contractors. Consultants and individual contractors are responsible for determining their tax liabilities and for the payment of any taxes and/or duties, in accordance with local or other applicable laws. 

The selected candidate is solely responsible to ensure that the visa (applicable) and health insurance required to perform the duties of the contract are valid for the entire period of the contract. Selected candidates are subject to confirmation of fully-vaccinated status against SARS-CoV-2 (Covid-19) with a World Health Organization (WHO)-endorsed vaccine, which must be met prior to taking up the assignment. It does not apply to consultants who will work remotely and are not expected to work on or visit UNICEF premises, programme delivery locations or directly interact with communities UNICEF works with, nor to travel to perform functions for UNICEF for the duration of their consultancy contracts. 

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