Call for consultancies: Project evaluation consultant

Posting Date
26 July 2018
Closing Date
12 September 2018
Report To
Dr. Hirich Abdelaziz
Vacancy Type
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The International Center for Biosaline Agriculture(ICBA) is an international, non-profit agricultural research center established in 1999 through the visionary leadership of the Islamic Development Bank (IDB), the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) Fund, the Arab Fund for Economic and Social Development (AFESD), and the Government of the United Arab Emirates (UAE). ICBA is a unique applied agricultural research center in the world that is focused on marginal areas where an estimated 1.7 billion people live. It identifies, tests and introduces resource-efficient, climate-smart crops and technologies that are best suited to different regions affected by salinity, water scarcity and drought. Through its work, ICBA helps to improve food security and livelihoods for some of the poorest rural communities around the world. ICBA is an equal opportunity employer and appoints qualified staff regardless of race, creed, color, age, gender, religion or national origin. We demonstrate our commitment to each member of our team through a competitive benefits package designed to assist our employees to cover their needs and the needs of their immediate family members.

Job Summary

This consultancy will be carried out within the IDRC funded project entitled: Scaling up quinoa value chain to improve food and nutritional security in poor rural communities of Morocco. The consultant will evaluate and assess the project progress according to the work plan and will analyze the project outputs and provide an evaluation report including recommendations to fulfil the project outcomes.

Job Responsibilities
  • Participate and facilitate yearly project workshop
  • Analysis of project deliverables and results
  • Determine project gaps and assess project KPIs
  • Elaboration of an evaluation report including recommendation
  • Suggest corrective measure to achieve project results
Qualifications and Experience
  • In-depth knowledge of the international agricultural research and development arena, with a focus on food/nutrition security, agriculture, livelihoods
  • Experience in quinoa crop
  • Ability to research, analyze and synthesize information related to complex development issues;
  • Familiarity with rural communities
  • Self-motivated and detail-oriented with the ability to work under pressure.