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VA: CONSULTANCY: UNFPA Zimbabwe 7th Country Program Evaluation

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VA: CONSULTANCY: UNFPA Zimbabwe 7th Country Program Evaluation

United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) and The Government of Zimbabwe (GoZ) are implementing the 7th Country Programme (CP) which covers the period 2016 to 2020 and is being extended to 2021. UNFPA has been operating in Zimbabwe since 1982 supporting the Government of Zimbabwe. The strategic goal of UNFPA is to “achieve universal access to sexual and reproductive health, realize reproductive rights, and reduce maternal mortality to accelerate progress on the agenda of the Programme of Action of the International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD), to improve the lives of women, adolescents and youth, enabled by population dynamics, human rights and gender equality”.

UNFPA would like to conduct an end of programme evaluation to assess the progress of the 7th CP towards achieving the set outputs and outcomes and to use the results to develop the next country programme from 2022 to 2026. UNFPA seeks to recruit four consultants who should be experts in the areas of i) Population and Development, ii) Sexual, Reproductive Health and Rights, iii) Adolescent and Youth, and iv) Gender Equality to conduct the evaluation. One of the four team members will be an international consultant who will perform the role of a team leader with additional responsibility of leading and coordinating the work of the evaluation team.  Consultants are expected to apply as individuals.

The closing date for submission of applications is Friday, 13 March 2020 at 1200 hours.  Hard copy submissions should be addressed to the Country Representative, UNFPA Country Office, Block 7, 1st Floor, Arundel Office Park, Norfolk Road, Mt.  Pleasant, Harare and should clearly be marked “Application for consultancy for UNFPA Zimbabwe 7th Country Program Evaluation”.  Electronic submissions should be sent to  

Please submit your application letter and CV clearly stating the area(s) of expertise and previous evaluations you have conducted.

To view the full and detailed job description go directly to the above attached Terms of Reference or request by e-mail from




· There are no advance fees, application, processing or other fees at any stage of the application and recruitment process.

· UNFPA does not solicit, screen or discriminate on the basis of HIV/AIDS status.

· Please note that UNFPA will respond and contact ONLY shortlisted applicants.

· UNFPA is an equal opportunity employer and qualified women are encouraged to apply.