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Certified Professional Development Programme for Gender Trainers.

The UN Women Training Centre offers a Certified Professional Development Programme for Gender Trainers. This certification is a 6-month programme that aims to reposition training for gender equality as a strategy to challenge and engender mainstream development and support the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals. The programme will be held October 23 2017 - 20 April 2018, and will include two face-to-face workshops in Amsterdam, Netherlands, moderated online sessions and virtual mentoring and networking.  

The deadline to apply is 31 July 2017. Register here (you may wish to open this link in new tab/window)

Thanks to Lynn Burgess 

 EvalYouth Call

EvalYouth is seeking to hire a consultant to help with the Content Review and Generation for the EvalYouth Mentoring Program. Terms of Reference and more details can be found here:


Institute of Development Studies, UK  

Monitoring Evaluation and Learning Manager

Hours per week: 35 (1.0 FTE) Contract type: Permanent The Monitoring Evaluation & Learning (MEL) Manager will be focused on leading MEL components of research/ knowledge projects and assessing the impact as well as developing new business. The post-holder will work with the Head of KIP in setting the team’s strategic direction around the development and delivery of innovative new development learning approaches. They will line manage two MEL Officers. They will manage MEL projects and project teams, lead MEL strategy, overseeing the quality and credibility of a portfolio of MEL services and projects. She/he will play a key role in supporting IDS and its partners to develop new approaches and strategies in relation to deepening understanding of research to policy processes. They will need to work collaboratively across the Institute, developing relationships with researchers and staff located in projects that have an evaluation component. The MEL Manager is responsible for securing new business and being a key point of contact for funders and partners. The post-holder will be expected to drive innovation across IDS and amongst our global partners in MEL methodologies and approaches. Salary: £34,857 to £51,460 Closing date: 7 August 2017 at midday Interview date: 17 August 2017

Full details:

Knowledge Management & Dissemination Advisor - Monitoring, Evaluation and Operations Research (MEOR)

Location:         Kathmandu, Nepal                             

Division:          International Health (IHD)

Contract:         MEOR Services, NHSP3, DFID Nepal

Supervisor:      Team Leader

Abt Associates is currently seeking qualified professionals for the DFID-funded recently launched Monitoring, Evaluation and Operational Research (MEOR) lot of DFID Nepal’s National Health Sector Programme (NHSP 3). The MEOR will enable DFID Nepal to continuously improve and adapt its programme to ensure that the NHSP3 intended outcomes and impact are achieved by:

  • Contributing to strengthening results and progress monitoring of DFID Nepal’s health sector programmes, including validating methodologies and tracking progress against the NHSP 3 Theory of Change and Logframe and assessing VfM; and
  • Helping to build and share evidence derived from DFID’s NHSP3 programme, and health sector reform and equitable service delivery more generally in Nepal. It will generate evidence on Nepal context and on what is working (and not working) and why.

The overarching objective of DFID’s NHSP3 programme is to improve the health of all people with special focus on women, children, the poor and socially excluded in Nepal, including by restoring health services in areas affected by the 2015 earthquake, and improving the quality and governance of health services nationwide.

Knowledge Management and Dissemination Advisor, MEOR:

Knowledge Management and Dissemination Advisor reports to the Team Leader and is responsible for project knowledge management, and documentation of learnings from program monitoring, evaluation, and research results and designing and implementing appropriate strategy to communicate them to identified audiences.


  • Conduct a stakeholder assessment to determine key learning communities;
  • Develop a knowledge management framework and establish a mechanism and tools for learning across NHSP3; Develop a communications and outreach strategy;
  • Generate and disseminate quality knowledge products and evidence resulting from monitoring, evaluation, and research activities under NHSP3;
  • Contribute to health sector reviews including health sector/Ministry of Health mid-term and annual progress reviews;
  • Coordinate closely with the DFID’s other NHSP3 suppliers to provide feedback into the project and to produce and disseminate information that will be useful for healthcare beneficiaries;

Qualification requirements include the following:

  • Master’s degree or higher in relevant field or equivalent work experience;
  • Minimum of 6 years of work experience (at least 2 years of experience in international development projects preferably in the health sector);
  • Demonstrated ability to work with teams to produce written products and media, adhering to deadlines, and short turn-around times;
  • Excellent IT proficiency, including data visualization and communication tools;
  • Excellent writing and editing skills (both in English and Nepali) required;
  • Nepalese national.

Application Details

Applications should be submitted online via the Careers page of Abt Associate's website, and should include a current CV, cover letter and a response to the questions of due diligence.

The closing date for applications is 13 August 2017.

We welcome and thank all applications, however only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

About Abt Associates

Abt Associates is a recognised leader in the international development sector. Working with our many partners, Abt Associates implements bold innovative solutions to improve the lives of the community and deliver valued outcomes for our clients. We provide a comprehensive range of services from policy to service delivery in the public and private sectors contributing to long term benefits for clients and communities. Operating in remote and challenging environments, we offer innovative solutions, extensive experience in the region, strong technical capacity, and a proven project management track record. We are committed to gender equity in our employment strategies and encourage applications from capable women. Abt Associates is a child safe organisation and promotes the safety, wellbeing and inclusion of all children.

Thanks to Pamornrat Pringsulaka

Final evaluation of ILO's work on strengthened institutional capacity Call for Expressions of Interest

The ILO Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific seeks Expressions of Interest (EoI) from qualified independent evaluator to conduct an independent evaluation of the ILO's work on Strengthened institutional capacity of employers' organizations in Myanmar
The deadline to submit proposals for the evaluation is by close of business on 4 August 2017. Applicants should submit their proposals via e-mail to<> and indicate "MMR801, Myanmar" in the e-mail's subject line
Qualifications of the Evaluators

· Not have been involved in the intervention to be evaluated

· Adequate contextual knowledge of the ILO and Myanmar and relevant background in social and/or economic development

· Experience in evaluations in the UN system or other international context - human rights based approach -inclusiveness.

· Understanding of the ILO mandates, tripartism and its cross-cutting issues

· Adequate experience in evaluation of institutional capacity development of projects/programmes

· Technical specialization of ILO labour related issues will be an asset

· Understanding the dynamic of Employers' Organizations vis-à-vis Chamber of Commerce and their membership nature will be a great advantage

· Experience in Myanmar will be an advantage

· Fluency in spoken and written English

· Experience facilitating workshops for evaluation findings.
Interested parties are requested to submit an Expression of Interest (EoI) including: a cover letter explaining how the candidate meets the desired profile, CV(s), and fee structure. EoIs should be sent to Pamornrat Pringsulaka (<>). For further details please see the draft Terms of Reference attached.

Application invited for research grants in areas of: (i) Autism (ii) Dyslexia (iii) Public Health

Tata Trusts invites applications for research grants in three areas — autism, dyslexia and public health. Individuals not attached to any institution (such as academic institutions, research institutions, NGOs) are encouraged to apply, provided they meet the requirements. Individuals of all ages may apply.

The duration of the research grant varies from six months to one year to two years. Tata Trusts reserves the right to evaluate the projects, with respect to the topic and duration. The grant covers the following — a monthly stipend, a book / journal / research database allowance, and a communication and travel (domestic) allowance. In some cases, funds for international travel may be considered.

Eligibility criteria (General)

Junior fellowships

Open for applicants with a master’s degree or a PhD and with 4-10 years of relevant experience

Senior fellowship

Open for applicants with a master’s degree or a PhD and with 10-15 years of relevant experience, with a demonstrated ability to conduct or lead an independent research programme 

Eligibility criteria (Educational qualifications)

Autism and dyslexia

Master’s degree in psychology (general or a relevant branch), education or counselling

Public health

  • Master’s degree or PhD in public health or community-based medicine — MMBS / MS / MD

Please note: Individuals who have already received a grant from any other entity are not eligible to apply

How to apply

Please click here to download the form and send the duly filled in form along with the requested documents

Please note: Application forms will be accepted by the Trusts from July 24, 2017 to August 24, 2017.

The selection process

Research Fellows will be selected based on their written proposals and a personal interview by a panel, whose decision is final. Shortlisted candidates will be informed of the date of the interview. Candidates may avail of the option of being interviewed over Skype or in person at the Trusts’ office. Candidates may note that inquiries into the status of the proposal will not be entertained. Additionally, once the decision is communicated, no further queries will be addressed. 

Terms and conditions

  • Selected candidates will be addressed as Tata Trusts Research Fellow.
  • The amount of fellowship will be credited uniformly every month to their bank accounts through NEFT. Other funds will be credited as and when necessary.
  • Quarterly milestones will be set for the purpose of review and evaluation by a governing council. Adhering to milestones is mandatory for the continuation of the grant. Such intermediate progress reports may be submitted in the prescribed format, which will be provided once the research grant is awarded.
  • The Fellow should submit a final report, in the prescribed format, in the last month of the duration of the project. Fellows will receive a certificate from Tata Trusts on successful completion of their research.
  • In case the research project involves lab work, Tata Trusts is not liable for any damage to the person of the Research Fellow.
  • Research Fellows will undertake to refrain from publishing any content relating to the research until it is completed to the satisfaction of Tata Trusts. They may do so after the completion of the research with an appropriate credit to Tata Trusts.
  • Tata Trusts strictly adheres to a ‘no plagiarism’ policy. Should it come to light that the Research Fellow has plagiarised, the research grant will be terminated with immediate effect and Tata Trusts will reserve the right to seek the return of all the monies paid to the Research Fellow.


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