About Central Asia Institute (CAI):
Central Asia Institute (CAI) is a non-profit organization dedicated to advancing education and livelihood skills, with a special focus on empowering girls and women in remote areas of Afghanistan, Pakistan, and Tajikistan. Our mission is encapsulated in the mantra, “Educate a Girl, Change the World,” envisioning a future where women and girls unlock their full potential through education. For more details, visit www.centralasiainstitute.org.
Overview of Consultancy Work:
CAI is seeking an experienced expert in monitoring and evaluation to join us on a retainer basis. This role involves conducting third-party monitoring and verification of CAI-funded programs in Afghanistan during fiscal year 2024. The consultant will play a pivotal role in verifying program activities, assessing outcomes, and ensuring alignment with stated goals and approved budgets. Additionally, the consultant will evaluate program efficacy, providing professional insights and recommending any necessary changes or improvements. This consultancy spans 60-90 days annually, commencing in April 2024. Further details will be shared with shortlisted candidates through a comprehensive Scope of Work (SoW) statement.
- Minimum five years of experience in designing and implementing monitoring and evaluation processes for education programs in Afghanistan.
- Proficiency in data collection, analysis, and clear presentation of findings.
- Strong written and verbal communication skills in English and Dari/Pashtu.
- Proven ability to collaborate effectively, fostering professional relationships and maintaining a team-oriented environment.
- Education: Bachelor’s degree required; advanced degree preferred.
This opportunity is exclusively open to Afghan citizens. Interested candidates meeting the criteria are invited to apply by February 18, 2024. Application packages should be sent to Zia Sanaban at Zsanaban@centralasiainstitute.org and must include the following:
Updated Resume highlighting the candidate’s experience in monitoring, evaluation, and learning of education and emergency response programs.
Writing sample – not exceeding two pages.
Three professional references.
Salary history or established daily rate or expected rate.
When applying, please use “[Afghanistan Third-Party Monitoring & Verification Consultant]” as the subject of your email.
Note: We encourage diverse applicants and welcome candidates who align with our commitment to empowering communities through education. CAI is an equal opportunity employer.