Call for Expressions of Interest – Independent Evaluation of Pacific RISE

  • Coffey
  • Job
Career Category
  • Monitoring and Evaluation
Years of experience
  • 0-2 years

The Opportunity

Coffey is looking for committed teams, individuals and/or consortia to provide an Independent Evaluation of the DFAT funded Pacific RISE ( program with a focus on evaluation of the outcomes and learning. The purpose of the independent evaluation of this pilot program is to provide an independent, assessment of the outcomes achieved by Pacific RISE over the last five years, and to identify learning and insight to inform DFAT’s future activity in impact investing in the Pacific Islands.

The independent evaluation which is expected to be completed over approximately 14 weeks and will provide a publishable report by April 30th, 2021 and will also include a plan for facilitating a learnings workshop in May 2021.

The provider will report to DFAT plus the Pacific RISE Facility Manager and Learning Program Manager.

The Program

Pacific RISE was designed as a small grants facility to fund investment intermediaries to conduct investment readiness activities and to facilitate investments into social enterprises in the Pacific. Pacific RISE is a five-year pilot funded by the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) and the pilot concludes in July 2021.

Terms of Reference for the opportunity is below including the scope of the evaluation and key research questions.

How to apply

To Apply

All applications must include:

  1. Cover Letter including a statement of capabilities (no more than two pages) outlining how the proposed candidate(s) collectively meet the selection criteria above; and if applying as a team, how the team will work together to implement the evaluation and deliver the required outputs.
  2. CV(s) of proposed personnel.
  3. Financial budget for proposed work, detailing the level of effort and rate for each proposed personnel (in line with DFAT’s Adviser Remuneration Framework).
  4. Two examples of previous written evaluation work.

Please note applications will only be accepted via Coffey Careers. Email applications will be disregarded.

Applications must address the selection criteria in their cover letter. However, we recognise that each applicant or team of applicants may not meet all the criteria. We will select the proposal that, overall, has the strongest claims across all areas.

All suitably qualified applicants including teams, individuals, organisations and/or consortia are encouraged to apply.

For any enquiries, please contact [email protected] and quote the job reference number 498687.

For more information regarding the DFAT Adviser remuneration framework (ARF), please visit…

Applications close: 5.00PM (Adelaide) 7 January 2021

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