Evaluation of the Northern Dimension Partnership on Transport and Logistics
Purpose of the evaluation
Systemic and timely evaluation of its programs and activities is an established priority of the European Commission. The focus of evaluations is on the assessment of achievements, the quality and the results of Actions in the context of an evolving cooperation policy with an increasing emphasis on result-oriented approaches. From this perspective, evaluations should look for evidence of why, whether or how these results are linked to the EU intervention and seek to identify the factors driving or hindering progress.
Evaluations should provide an understanding of the cause and effects links between inputs and activities, and outputs, outcomes and impacts. Evaluations should serve accountability, decision making, learning and management purposes.
The main objectives of this evaluation are to provide the relevant services of the European Union, the interested stakeholders and the wider public with:
An overall independent assessment of the past performance of the NDPTL, paying particular attention to its intermediate results measured against its objectives;
Key lessons and recommendations on how sufficient added value from the partnership’s activities can be obtained;
Possible ways of continuing cooperation between the partners after 2019.
In particular, this evaluation will serve to understanding the performance of the NDPTL, its enabling factors and those hampering a proper delivery of results in order to adjust its design or implementing modalities for possible development of the Partnership beyond 2020.
The main users of this evaluation will be NDPTL members, including the European Commission and the EEAS.
Team K1 and K2 A team of 2 key experts is required. One member of the evaluation team will be appointed as a Team Leader.
Qualifications and Skills
Each team member should have at least a Master’s Degree or, in its absence, equivalent specific professional experience in the area relevant to the evaluation identified below
Certified knowledge of quantitative and qualitative research / consulting methodologies
Certified knowledge of evaluation methodologies and techniques
General professional experience
For expert Cat 1 : at least 12 years’ experience in the sector(s) related to the lot
For expert Cat 2 : at least 6 years’ experience in the sector(s) related to the lot
Specific professional experience (area relevant to the evaluation)
The team’s expertise is required in evaluating projects / programs in transports and logistics sector including international cooperation projects in transport and infrastructure inside the EU and between the EU and non-EU countries.
Languages skills of the team
Each team member should have an excellent command of English
If you meet the requirements and would be interested in this role please apply via the following link to the DAI website, including your CV in EC format
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