Master Service Agreement: Peace Impact Framework

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  • Added Date: Wednesday, 21 September 2022
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The Project Search is using a Peace Impact Framework to reimagine the way we understand & measure conflict, and measure our contribution to change. It is designed to be simple, and is organized around five themes to track the long-term endurance of peace: *Violence, *Agency, *Polarization, *Institutional legitimacy,*Investments. The Peace Impact Framework integrates knowledge through three pillars: *Lived experience *Aligned measures *Expert observations and reflections

Goal and Objectives of Consultancy

    • To measure our impact as an organization, Search is looking for consulting partners who can provide the following services across the organization:
    • Research. The consultant will provide on-the-ground dedicated research to generate evidence. Research will be designed to foster deeper understanding of the five themes and how they intersect with enduring peace. Research will be shared widely leveraging the ConnexUs platform. Research may also include using data generated by other partners and analyzing it to uncover trends across themes, geographies, etc.
    • Evaluation. The consultant will conduct Search project baselines and evaluations to generate evidence around relevant PIF themes. These evaluations will measure relevant PIF indicators and generate evidence through the three pillars. Reports will be published on ConnexUs, and accompanied by relevant visualizations to foster uptake of key learning.
    • Learning. The consultant will help Search assess the relevance of the PIF themes and pillars, and support the evolution of the PIF based on usage, uptake, etc.
    • Production of Analyses & Syntheses: The consultant will utilize the data being generated through the utilization of the PIF to produce analyses on the different themes, on specific contexts, and across the field.

      Geographic Locations

        • The services will be conducted at the global level, with a focus on, but not limited to, countries where Search implements programming.


            • Deliverables will be scoped and defined by Search for Common Ground in line with the above-mentioned scope. The consultant will then make an offer reflecting the work process, capacities, and timelines. This would be agreed upon within the parameters of this contract.


                • The timeline for the master agreement will be from October 17, 2022 through May 31, 2025. Timelines for each work order will be agreed upon prior to the start of the project.


                    • To be agreed upon for each work order, based on the daily rates submitted.

                      Requirements of consultant

                        • The following skills and experience are expected by Search for our evaluator for this project:
                        • Ability to work in multiple languages: English required, Arabic, French & Spanish are preferred
                        • Ability to work in Africa, MENA, Asia, the US, Europe and South America.
                        • More than 5 years of experience in project evaluation, including collecting data in interviews, surveys and focus groups;
                        • Experience in conflict settings and working with on peace and security issues;
                        • Experience working with international organizations;
                        • Experience conducting quantitative surveys, qualitative data collection, and analysis using both primary and secondary data sources;
                        • Evaluation methods and data collection skills.In addition, the consultant is required to respect the following Ethical Principles
                        • Comprehensive and systematic inquiry: Consultant should make the most of the existing information and full range of stakeholders available at the time of the review. Consultant should conduct systematic, data-based inquiries. He or she should communicate his or her methods and approaches accurately and in sufficient detail to allow others to understand, interpret and critique his or her work. He or she should make clear the limitations of the review and its results.
                        • Competence: Consultant should possess the abilities and skills and experience appropriate to undertake the tasks proposed and should practice within the limits of his or her professional training and competence.
                        • Honesty and integrity: Consultant should be transparent with the contractor/constituent about: any conflict of interest, any change made in the negotiated project plan and the reasons why those changes were made, any risk that certain procedures or activities produce misleading review information.
                        • Respect for people: Consultant respect the security, dignity and self-worth of respondents, program participants. Consultant has the responsibility to be sensitive to and respect differences amongst participants in culture, religion, gender, disability, age and ethnicity.In addition, the consultant will respect Search’s evaluations standards, to be found in Search’s evaluation guidelines: apply, interested candidates (individuals or teams) are requested to submit the following documents:*Expression of interest, highlighting specific experience and interest in evaluation and research approaches relevant for understanding organizational impact;*Curriculum vitae of key staff who could be mobilized for research;*Fee Schedule, including daily rate for key staff;*Provide one illustrative approach to researching the impact of peacebuilding programming organizationally across Search, including both proposed methods and cost structure for such an approach. If you have any questions about this opportunity, please email Adrienne Lemon at Applications must be submitted to before October 9, 2022.As job descriptions cannot be exhaustive, the position holder may be required to undertake other duties that are broadly in line with the above key responsibilities. Only applicants invited for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls, please. Please see our website for full details of our work. All Search Employees must adhere to the values: Collaboration- Audacity - Tenacity - Empathy - Results. In accordance with these values, Search enforces compliance with the Code of Conduct and related policies on Anti Workplace Harassment, Protection from Exploitation and Abuse, Child Safeguarding, Conflict of Interest, and Anti-fraud. Search is committed to safeguarding the interests, rights, and well-being of children, youth, and vulnerable adults with whom it is in contact and to conducting its programs and operations in a manner that is safe for children, youth, and vulnerable adults. Search for Common Ground does not and shall not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion (creed), gender, gender expression, age, national origin (ancestry), disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or military status, in any of its activities or operations. View our code of conduct here and our privacy policy here.Les descriptifs de pouvant ne pouvant être exhaustifs, le titulaire du poste pourra être amené à entreprendre d'autres tâches qui correspondent globalement aux responsabilités clés ci-dessus.Seuls les candidats invités à un entretien seront contactés. Pas d'appels téléphoniques s'il vous plaît. Veuillez consulter notre site Web pour tous les détails de notre mission.Tous les employés de Search doivent adhérer aux valeurs de Search : Collaboration- Audace - Ténacité - Empathie - Résultats. Conformément à ces valeurs, Search fait respecter le code de conduite et les politiques connexes sur la lutte contre le harcèlement au travail, la protection contre l'exploitation et les abus, la protection des enfants, les conflits d'intérêts et la lutte contre la fraude. Search s'engage à préserver les intérêts, les droits et le bien-être des enfants, des jeunes et des adultes vulnérables avec lesquels elle est en contact et à mener ses programmes et ses opérations d'une manière qui soit sûre pour les enfants, les jeunes et les adultes vulnérables.Search for Common Ground ne fait pas et ne doit pas faire de discrimination fondée sur la race, la couleur, la religion (croyance), le sexe, l'expression de genre, l'âge, l'origine nationale (ascendance), le handicap, l'état matrimonial, l'orientation sexuelle ou le statut militaire, dans aucune de ses activités ou opérations.Consultez notre code de conduite ici et notre politique de confidentialité ici.

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