Commune Alcohol Notification Systems Evaluator

Commune Alcohol Notification Systems Evaluator

The Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) is supporting the Cambodian Ministry of Women’s Affairs to change attitudes and prevent violence so that women and girls can feel safe in their homes, in the workplace and in their communities. The DFAT supported, Prevention of Intimate Partner Violence Program (PIPV), seeks to reduce rates of IPV by promoting comprehensive primary prevention strategies and interventions that reduce or eliminate specific risk factors (alcohol abuse and media exposure) and strengthen or establish protective factors for the prevention of IPV.

The Asia Foundation (TAF) is seeking a qualified project evaluator to conduct an evaluation of Commune Alcohol Notification Systems (CANS) in Kratie and Svay Rieng.

Goal and Objectives of the Evaluation
The main purpose of the evaluation is to analyze the success and challenges in the implementation of CANS; its impact on individuals and the greater community; and how knowledge, attitudes and behaviors have changed related to IPV and alcohol consumption. Specific objectives include:

♦ Assess the effectiveness, efficiency, and impact of CANS interventions in current and former CANS communes and comparing to communes without CANS;
♦ Assess the sustainability of the CANS and their integration into Commune Investment and Development Plans;
♦ Develop criteria for the expansion of CANS into 11 new communes;
♦ Provide recommendations on how the CANS can be improved and strengthened for future programming; and,
♦ Include short case studies and testimonials from community stakeholders on their experience of the CANS.

Timeframe: The consultancy will be for a period of approximately 30 working days between March and April 2016.

Education and Qualifications
♦ Advanced university degree in social sciences;
♦ Process management experience;
♦ Experience in project evaluation for development and/or humanitarian agencies (minimum 5 years);
♦ Experience analyzing quantitative and qualitative data;
♦ Willingness to travel to remote areas and to communicate with individual/groups at all levels
♦ Excellent verbal and written communication skills, and the ability to document clearly and succinctly for internal and external audiences;
♦ Understanding Cambodian context is an advantage; and,
♦ Excellent writing and communications skills, fluency in English required. 

Application Process
To apply for this consultancy, please send the following documents to Ms. Kong Sina at [email protected]:
♦ A CV/resume
♦ A concise cover letter explaining why the applicant is qualified for the job, including a proposed consultant fee. Please note that The Asia Foundation will cover travel cost associated with this evaluation.
♦ Writing sample

A detailed Terms of Reference (ToR) is available upon request. Application should be submitted by February 29, 2016 with the subject line: “CANS Evaluation.”

The Asia Foundation is an equal opportunity employer. Employment selection and related decisions are made without regard to sex, race, age, disability, religion, national origin, color or any other protected class.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.