Midterm Evaluation Consultant

Syria Justice and Accountability Centre

Ms. Hannah Grigg


The Syria Justice and Accountability Centre (SJAC) is seeking qualified applicants to conduct a
midterm evaluation for its project, Meaningful Justice for Syria that Holds Perpetrators
Accountable and Responds to Syrian Grievances, during June and July 2019. This consultancy can
be completed remotely. The purpose of this Terms of Reference is to solicit proposals and budget
quotations from qualified sources for this evaluation service. SJAC intends to award a fixed-price
deliverable contract. Individual consultants and firms are eligible to apply.

The selected consultant should have demonstrated expertise in results-based project evaluation and
familiarity with justice and human rights programming and previous regional experience in Syria
or the Middle East. Arabic language skills looked upon favorably but not required. Additional
information about desired qualifications is listed below:
• Multidisciplinary individual with knowledge of and expertise in justice, accountability,
and human rights issues. Preference is given to individual with specific experience
evaluating documentation or criminal accountability programs.
• Minimum 5 years of experience in designing, overseeing, implementing and evaluating
human rights programs;
• Experience with qualitative and quantitative M&E data collection and analysis methods;
• Excellent inter-cultural communication skills/cultural sensitivity and the ability to forge
strong cross-cultural relationships and build trust demonstrated through previous
intercultural experience;
• Strong facilitation, presentation, and communication skills;
• Strong ability to communicate effectively in English, both verbally and in writing; and
• Team player with the ability to closely collaborate with SJAC staff, local partners, and



How To Apply

Interested applicants should review the full call for proposals on SJAC’s website or in the attached form.

Interested applicants should provide a current CV and a 2-3 page statement of interest and
abridged proposal. These materials should clearly outline the candidate’s key skills and
experience that are relevant to this evaluation, as well as any key standards or principles that
inform his or her work. For the proposal, please include a concise description of the desired
evaluation approach and an identification of possible data limitations and ways to mitigate them
(recognizing that the applicant is operating with only the limited information provided herein.)
Please also provide a proposed budget and the names and contact information for 2 recent
references (preferably previous M&E contract work). Cost-saving will be a consideration in the
review process.

Please refer any questions and submit all application materials to
before 5:00 pm EST April 12, 2019. Only candidates selected for further consideration will be

Type: Contract

Start date: 06/03/2019

Application Deadline: 04/12/2019

, Washington, DC,United States