International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC)

Job Advertisement

Position : Consultant (National or International)/Consultancy Firm
Number of position : 01
Duration of the contract : 45 Days
Based in : Dhaka (need field visits for conducting the evaluation)
Reporting to : : Project Manager – Resilience and WASH

The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) is seeking a national or international Consultant/Consultancy Firm to conduct the End Line Evaluation of Integrated Flood Resilience Programme through Community-based Disaster Risk Reduction.

Job Purpose:

The purpose of the End Line Evaluation is to assess the performance of Integrated Flood Resilience Programme and to capture the programme’s achievements, challenges, best practices, key lessons and recommendations to improve future resilience programmes of BDRCS and IFRC. The Evaluation will also review the recommendations of the Mid Term Review (MTR), and other findings of monitoring activities that were conducted during the programme implementation. Besides, the End Line Evaluation will assess the overall quality of the implementation. It is important to include beneficiaries’ opinion on the quality of the services they received. The End Line Evaluation findings and recommendations will be worked as an important guideline for the management of BDRCS and IFRC for decision making on ongoing and further resilience programmes. It will also be a significant advocacy document for further programme improvements, strategic planning and policy making in the arena of DRR and resilience. Identifying examples of best practices and innovations of Integrated Flood Resilience Programme would be shared with targeted stakeholders so that they understand the importance of resilience programme for reducing the vulnerability of the communities

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

The consultant will be responsible for providing following deliverables.

Inception Report – The inception report will be a scoping exercise for the evaluation and will include the Background/Introduction, proposed methodologies, data collection and reporting plans with draft data collection tools such as interview guides, the allocation of roles and responsibilities within the team, a timeframe with firm dates for deliverables, and the travel and logistical arrangements for the team etc. The inception report should be approved by the Evaluation Management Team or commissioner.

Debriefings / feedback to management at all levels: The evaluation team will report its preliminary findings to the IFRC country office, BDRCS and operational partners, and the IFRC Asia Pacific Regional Office (APRO) through power point presentation.

Draft report: A draft report identifying key findings based on facts and will separate from the report opinions or rumors, conclusions, recommendations and lessons for the current and future operation, will be submitted by the team leader within one week of the evaluation team’s return from the field. Briefing on initial findings and results will be shared with IFRC and BDRCS before submitting the draft report.

Final report: The final report will contain a short executive summary (no more than 1,000 words) and a main body of the report (no more than 10,000 words) covering the background of the intervention evaluated, a description of the evaluation methods and limitations, findings, conclusions, lessons learned, clear recommendations. Recommendations should be specific and feasible. The report should also contain appropriate appendices, including a copy of the ToR, cited resources or bibliography/reference, a list of those interviewed and any other relevant materials. The final report will be submitted one week after receipt of the consolidated feedback from IFRC and BDRCS.

All products arising from this evaluation will be owned by the IFRC. The evaluators will not be allowed, without prior authorization in writing, to present any of the analytical results as his/her own work or to make use of the evaluation results for private publication purposes.

The draft and final reports will be submitted to Evaluation Management Team (IFRC and BDRCS), who will ensure the quality of the report providing input if necessary. The Evaluation Management Team will submit the report to the key stakeholders interviewed for review and clarifications. The Commissioner will oversee a management response and will ensure subsequent follow up.

The Final Report will sketch with the following headings:

  • Acknowledgements
  • Acronyms
  • Glossary
  • Executive Summary
  • Introduction/Background
  • Rationale and Objectives of the End Line Evaluation
  • Scope of the End Line Evaluation
  • Evaluation Methodology
  • Findings and Discussion
  • Recommendations
  • Conclusion and lessons learned
  • References
  • Annex.

Education Requirements:
The individual consultant or lead evaluator of the consultancy firm may have post-Graduation University Degree in Social Sciences/Disaster Management/Anthropology/Development Studies etc.


  • Demonstrated experience in conducting Mid-Term Review and End Line Evaluation specifically in the field of community resilience, disaster risk reduction and climate change
  • Working experiences with RCRC Movement may get priority
  • Proven experiences in fieldwork, flood resilience and monitoring and evaluation
  • Proven track record of conducting qualitative research including the development of interview schedules and qualitative data analysis
  • Experience in providing to training local staff for field data collection
  • Demonstrated capacity to work both independently and as part of a team

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Strong knowledge on KoBo Toolbox for data collection and other online data collection methods
  • Proven competence in managing quantitative data and statistical issues
  • Strong computer skills in spreadsheet, word processing, database management and statistical analysis software familiarity (SPSS, Stata, SaaS)
  • Excellent communication and report writing skills

Terms of Reference (TOR)
Terms of Reference (TOR) for the End Line Evaluation can be downloaded from (link)

Salary Range: Negotiable

How to Apply:

Interested candidates or consultancy firms are requested to submit the application and a written proposal (Technical and Financial) with two samples of previous assessment/evaluation reports most similar to that described in this ToR (produced in English) through email with the subject line ¨End Term Evaluation of the Integrated Flood Resilience Programme” to by 20 January 2021.


Head of Country Office
IFRC Bangladesh Country Office
684 – 686, Red Crescent Sarak, Bara Mogh Bazar, Dhaka-1217
Please mention the position on the envelope.

Please note that this position will close on 20 January 2021. However, IFRC reserves the right to fill the role prior to the advertisement end date. As such, candidates are encouraged to apply at their earliest convenience.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

About Us:

The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies, (IFRC) is the world’s largest humanitarian organization. The IFRC Country Office in Bangladesh has worked alongside the Bangladesh Red Crescent Society (BDRCS) for more than 30 years in humanitarian fields including disaster management, with a focus on the cyclone early warning and response program in the coastal belt, and disaster preparedness and response during natural disasters.

The IFRC is an equal opportunity employer