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Mid Time period Analysis CIVIC ENGAGEMENT
Growing the protection, safety, and operation house of human rights defenders in South Sudan
Nonviolent Peaceforce (NP), an Worldwide NGO based in 2002, recruits, trains and deploys unarmed civilians to cut back violence and defend susceptible populations in conflict-affected areas. NP has been working in South Sudan since 2010, and at present has presence in implement over seven initiatives throughout the nation.
In Might 2022, Nonviolent Peaceforce South Sudan (NPSS) with monetary assist from Dutch authorities by way of the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands has began implementing a three-year undertaking titled: Growing the protection, safety, and operation house of human rights defenders in South Sudan. This undertaking builds on an present partnership between the EIDHR, the Kingdom of the Netherlands, NP, CEPO and DD. Section 1, Section 2 and Section 3 of the undertaking ran from 2015-2017, 2017-2019 and 2019-2022 respectively. They aimed to extend the amount and improve the standard of human rights work in South Sudan by bettering the protection and safety of South Sudanese HRDs. The newest analysis, the mid-term analysis of Section 3 of the undertaking, discovered that the undertaking stays extremely related to the wants of HRDs, because the undertaking strengthens the capability of HRDs, notably in areas of bodily and digital safety. It’s also related to the context in South Sudan, as HRDs proceed face excessive ranges of danger, and due to the persistent want for a mechanism to guard HRDs.
Main Goal: Improve the protection, safety, and operational house of South Sudanese Human Rights Defenders (HRDs) by way of the South Sudan Human Rights Defender Community (SSHRDN)
Goal 1: Improve companion coordination and workers improvement to raised assist and defend South Sudanese HRDs
Goal 2: Strengthen the capability of the SSHRDN to independently assist HRDs throughout South Sudan
Goal 3: Mitigate acute and quick threats to HRDs’ security and safety
Goal 4: Improve HRD’s capability to guard themselves and proceed their work
Goal 5: Systematically alter the HRD panorama in South Sudan although consciousness elevating, advocacy, analysis and strategic community constructing
PURPOSE OF THE EVALUATION
The mid-term analysis contributes to the integral a part of the general undertaking administration cycle to make sure efficient oversight of the undertaking. The midterm analysis may even assess the progress made by the undertaking in fulfilling its agreed goals by way of the deliberate actions.
Its crucial to notice that the undertaking has been carried out in a phased method i.e Section 1, Section 2 and Section 3 operating from 2015-2017, 2017-2019 and 2019-2022 respectively. As such, the Mid Time period analysis may even assist to evaluate the affect of the undertaking phased method, in addition to assessing the expansion of SSHRDN because the lead actor for the HRD safety community in South Sudan.
The principle goal of this undertaking is to extend the amount and improve the standard of human rights work in South Sudan by bettering the protection and safety of South Sudanese HRDs. The part 3 undertaking analysis, and mid-term analysis research, discovered that the undertaking stays extremely related to the wants of HRDs, because the undertaking strengthens the capability of HRDs, notably in areas of bodily and digital safety. The analysis research additionally discovered that the undertaking is related to the context in South Sudan, as HRDs proceed face excessive ranges of danger, and due to the persistent want for a mechanism to guard HRDs.
With this background, the mid-term analysis this 12 months 2023 will goal at assessing the affect of the undertaking in the direction of strengthening the HRD’s capability in bodily and digital safety; assess additional and set up the relevance and strategic sustainability of the undertaking in South Sudan; assess the strategic engagement and position of various companions of this undertaking together with donors, Human Rights Defenders, civil society companions and draw classes and greatest practices that shall be used to tell future programming.
The mid-term analysis may even draw basic classes learnt, and a SWOT evaluation that can inform adaptation and basic implementation of the remaining part of the undertaking.
Particular Aims embody:
- To evaluate the extent to which the undertaking outputs have been achieved contemplating the symptoms given within the undertaking log- body.
- To judge the extent of contribution of the outputs in the direction of the achievement of the anticipated undertaking goals, objective and outcomes
- To evaluate the affect of the undertaking in the direction of strengthening the HRD’s capability in bodily and digital safety
- To evaluate and set up the relevance and strategic sustainability of the undertaking in South Sudan
- To evaluate the strategic engagement and position of various companions of this undertaking together with donors, Human Rights Defenders, civil society companions and draw classes and greatest practices that shall be used to tell future programming.
- To generate classes learnt, and a SWOT evaluation and make suggestions that can inform adaptation and basic implementation of the remaining part of the undertaking.
Quantitative knowledge: It is going to be used to measure indicators of the undertaking expressed when it comes to numbers/percentages (quantitative indicators). Data shall be collected utilizing questionnaire survey which shall be administered to a pattern of households. The guide is predicted to find out the pattern dimension which might be consultant, and satisfactory to do fundamental descriptive statistics.
Qualitative knowledge: Qualitative analysis strategies reminiscent of key informant interviews and Focus Group Discussions, In-depth interviews shall be employed most significantly to substantiate (complement) the data collected by way of quantitative approaches.
Secondary documentation: Evaluate of associated paperwork may even be necessary to determine key insights related to the efficient implementation of the undertaking.
Proposed examine design and methodology together with the pattern dimension shall be mentioned and agreed with NPSS in the beginning of the consultancy.
SCOPE OF WORK
The person guide shall be anticipated to:
- Design methodology for the gathering of quantitative and qualitative knowledge for the evaluation.
- Revise the baseline and midterm survey instruments and create any new instruments essential to reply the top line analysis questions.
- Manage and facilitate coaching workshop for knowledge collectors (NPSS will rent the info collectors) on analysis implementation, together with the analysis protocol and instruments for use and pilot testing of the software.
- Plan and coordinate the mandatory logistics to gather the info in accordance with the chosen methodology.
- Conduct the midterm analysis and make sure the above-mentioned examine goals have been achieved and exhaustively reported in opposition to
- Accumulate and analyse out there secondary knowledge to determine key insights related to the efficient implementation of the undertaking.
- Primarily based upon a studying of this system paperwork, suggest any extra matters or points for evaluation within the last analysis.
- Share key findings and insights from the analysis with related workers by way of consultations.
- Submit an inception report/proposal which responds to the scope of labor by including any additional element or clarification concerning the analysis method, methodology, or implementation preparations
- Any urged enhancements to present analysis scope, as outlined on this doc
- Discipline work implementation plan (to be submitted earlier than area work begins). This area work plan needs to be introduced to NPSS for remark, and revised as needed previous to commencing area work
- General report that outlines the sphere work and the info cleansing
- Cleaned knowledge units in SPSS format with knowledge appropriately organized, variables named and labelled.
- Last survey questionnaires and qualitative knowledge assortment guides.
- Three success tales and /or case research with photographs, testimonial, and supporting quantitative knowledge;
- A complete analysis report that meets agreed codecs and absolutely addresses the examine goals in addition to suggestions that can inform implementation of the undertaking and future programming.
All deliverables – NPSS will oversee the method and be liable for accountability and steerage all through all phases of execution, and approval of all deliverables.
The timeframe for the analysis is estimated between 4-5 weeks. The guide is predicted to start out working by ninth Oct 2023 and full all obligations outlined within the Scope of Work and deliverables together with last report by sixth November, 2023.
NP will facilitate and pay the required cost for visa, transport to South Sudan and to all area websites. As well as, NPSS will present lodging and meals whereas in nation. NPSS won’t present private computer systems and the guide has to make use of his/her personal pc. All needed logistical preparations for the evaluation shall be coordinated by way of the NPSS logistics division.
The chosen particular person guide shall be supervised by the Analysis Monitoring and Analysis Advisor and can immediately coordinate with the CE Programme Supervisor. Collaborative assist shall be offered by, , CE Programme crew, Monitoring and Analysis Officer and Program Growth Personnel within the planning and implementation of the Mid- time period analysis.
SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE
- Grasp’s diploma in Worldwide and Political Affairs, Legislation, Human Rights, Social Sciences or associated area.
- A minimum of 7 years’ expertise within the design and implementation of evaluations, assessments or baseline surveys together with qualitative and quantitative knowledge assortment.
- Earlier expertise within the space of human rights, civic engagement, and/or safety of civilians
- Wonderful information and understanding of analysis methodologies and processes.
- Expertise within the improvement of Monitoring and Analysis frameworks and log-frames.
- Expertise in gathering and systematizing massive quantities of information
- Expertise managing a various crew and offering capability constructing and coaching assist.
- Expertise growing safety initiatives in warfare and/or emergency settings.
- Confirmed capacity to handle extremely confidential and delicate data by way of a safety lens.
- Expertise managing initiatives in complicated and harmful environments
The best way to apply
SUBMISSION OF PROPOSAL
The proposal shall embody technical and monetary sections. The monetary part wants to explain solely the guide’s skilled payment since different bills like visa, transport, lodging whereas in nation shall be dealt with by NP.
The proposal ought to embody:
- Advisor profile together with previous achievements
- Introduction: A short overview of the task as understood by the bidder
- Element methodology and method together with work plan (i.e. analysis strategies for use, sampling, area operation plan, high quality assurance and timeframe)
- Present CV of the guide
- Element itemized work plan
- Detailed itemized finances and value justification by unit price per exercise being proposed below the monetary proposal.
- Three references from organizations that proves the capability of the guide to hold out an evaluation/analysis
- Annexes: Any paperwork, which the guide feels will help proposal evaluation crew in evaluating the proposal
Potential particular person consultants ought to submit written proposal and different particulars listed above utilizing the next link
- The deadline for purposes is Tuesday, twenty sixth Sept 2023 by 4 PM CAT
- Candidates could also be chosen earlier than the deadline, apply early
- As a part of the recruitment course of, shortlisted candidates could also be requested to finish a written task earlier than taking part in an interview.
Nonviolent Peaceforce is dedicated to reaching 50/50 gender steadiness in its workers in any respect ranges. Feminine candidates are strongly inspired to use for this place. Nevertheless, all certified candidates no matter their gender, race, incapacity, sexual orientation, or age, shall be thought of for this chance. Nonviolent Peaceforce acknowledges the responsibility of care to safeguard and promote the welfare of staff, contractors, volunteers, interns, beneficiaries, and different stakeholders and is dedicated to making sure safeguarding observe displays statutory obligations, authorities steerage and complies with greatest observe within the Humanitarian and Growth sector.
Nonviolent Peaceforce acknowledges the responsibility of care to safeguard and promote the welfare of staff, contractors, volunteers, interns, beneficiaries, and different stakeholders and is dedicated to making sure safeguarding observe displays statutory obligations, authorities steerage and complies with greatest observe within the Humanitarian and Growth sector.
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