Contractor - Research & Evaluation
Research Analysts, Research Associate, Research Assistant
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Job Type

Full Time

Closing Date

Jul 23 2021


About the Organization:

UNICEF works in Across 190 countries and territories to protect the rights of every child, everywhere, every day, to build a better world for everyone. UNICEF has spent 70 years working to improve the lives of children and their families. Defending children's rights throughout their lives requires a global presence, aiming to produce results and understand their effects. UNICEF believes all children have a right to survive, thrive and fulfil their potential - to the benefit of a better world


The purpose of this consultancy is to provide technical and operational support on both research and evaluations that UNICEF India is undertaking in 2021. The main tasks of the Research & Evaluation Consultant are detailed in Section 5 of these Terms of Reference (ToR).


The objectives of this consultancy are to work toward the following outcomes:

  • Ensure that evaluations, research and studies well-designed and well-planned, and of the highest possible quality to inform decision-making

  • Ensure that research, studies evaluations follow all the policies, processes and guidelines as set out for evidence generation

  • Ensure that findings from research, studies and evaluations are disseminated to the right audience/users through compelling knowledge products

  • Ensure that capacity in monitoring, research and evaluation is built both internally as well as externally, engaging with partners, especially government M&E units


  • A post-graduate university degree in social sciences, with a module completed in research methods

  • Minimum of five (5) years’ relevant work experience, progressively responsible at national and/or international levels in evaluation and research

  • Knowledge of impact evaluations and development evaluations according to United Nations Evaluation Group (UNEG) norms and standards

  • Strong understanding of OECD-DAC evaluation criteria and UNEG norms and standards for evaluation, including those pertaining to ethics.

  • Strong experience in managing research and evaluations (developing a plan/terms of reference and schedule, assigning tasks, ensuring milestones are met on a timely basis, ensuring project costs are within and approved budget, and ensuring that objectives are adequately addressed)

  • Demonstrated technical expertise in evaluation design (experimental, quasi-experimental designs, and non-experimental designs), quantitative and qualitative data collection and analysis methods, and writing-up of results for professional publications.

  • Demonstrated experience in integrating an equity and gender perspective in evaluation design and analysis.

  • Strong understanding of research ethics and be able to ascertain the right application of ethical principles for each evidence activity

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