Achievements AS OF 012020GENERAL OBJECTIVEImprove the coordination of civil-military operations in the Eastern part of JordanResult 1A multi-purpose logistical hub is built and equipped and ready to be used by the Jordanian authoritiesOpening and assessment of tenders to select the works company and the project management support companyPreparation of the first stone ceremonyResult 2Jordanian authorities are able to manage the logistical hub and lead maintenance and logistics worksContract signed for the study visit in France (phase1)Call for tenders launched for trainings on logistics and civil-military in Jordan (phase 2 and phase 3)Result 3Jordanian authorities capabilities in planning and coordination related to border control and crisis management are enhanced Call for tenders launched for trainings on logistics and civil-military in Jordan (phase 2 and phase 3)Management arrangementsThe EF project team in Amman, Jordan is responsible for the overall implementation of the project The project is managed by a field project coordinator based in Amman, assisted by an administrative associate and a reporting and monitoring & evaluation officer A project manager is based in Paris as well as a project assistance for back-stopping work, providing administrative and financial supportImplementation arrangementsThe project works closely with the beneficiaries Jordan Armed Forces (Housing Department and Cooperation Department) and security agencies such as Police Security Department (PSD), GID (General Intelligence Directorate), Civil Defense, Customs and Gendarmerie EF is also supported when needed by the French EmbassyA Steering Committee (SC) was established to promote successful implementation of the project The major responsibilities of the SC include approval of workplans, decisions on the scope of project implementation, activities and budget, address major issues arising from project implementation3 Purpose, Scope and Clients of the EvaluationPurposeThe purpose of this mid-term evaluation is to ensure that progress and results of the project are monitored, analyzed, understood, communicated and acted upon in a timely, efficient and result-oriented manner by a comprehensive assessment of relevance, effectiveness, efficiency, impact and sustainability of the project intervention In particular, it services three main purpose1) It will assess progress towards project objectives and results, identify key challenges and any factors that may have affected the project and its implementation It will present an objective assessment of the extent to which the project responds to the needs of the national partners; their commitment to the realization of the projects objectives and their capacity to deliver on these2) The evaluation findings and suggestions will inform the adjustments of the project s strategy and plan in the second half of the project life, and contribute to knowledge development of EF team and project stakeholders3) Suggest and draft friendly user tools to monitor both aspects of the project construction (logistical hub) and capacity building on logistics and civil military cooperation (trainings)ScopeThe evaluation will cover the period from June 2019 to March 2020, to create an accurate and comprehensive picture of the project implementation, generating findings on evaluation criteria and documenting good practices and lessons learnedClientsThe clients and users of this mid-term evaluation include EF project team, management and experts, EF headquarters, project manager and upper management, donor, European Union, and partners4 Evaluation criteria and questionsThe evaluation will examine the project implementation against the hereunder criteria by addressing the following questions The evaluator will develop a more detailed analytical framework of questions and sub-questions to carry out the evaluation Therefore, this questionnaire is not final and the selected evaluator should review this list with EF teamRelevance and strategic fit of the projectTo what extent the project objectives and outcomes are relevant to the needs of the beneficiaries?Were project methodologies and approaches in line with partners capacities and expectations?To what extent have the project s action so far contributed to improving the coordination of civil-military operations in the Eastern part of Jordan?Should the project design and methodology be modified to improve its relevance in the second half of the project? If so, how?Project progress and effectivenessTo what extent has the project been making progress towards the planned objectives and outcomes?What have been achieved so far?What are the major constraints so far?How can be explained the delay in delivery?Have the project approaches appropriately matched the capacity of the project partners for their action?What measures are required to improve the capacity of the project partners in the second half of the project?Efficiency of resource use Have resources (funds, human resources, time, expertise, etc) been allocated strategically to achieve outcomes?Effectiveness of management arrangements (including monitoring and evaluation)Has the project receive adequate political, technical and administrative support?Was there a clear understanding of the roles and responsibilities by all parties involved?How effective is communication between the project team, EF headquarters, partners and donor?Sustainability and Impact of the projectHow effectively has the project built necessary capacity of people and institutions? How effectively has the project built national ownership and capacity?How likely the project will achieve its objectives in the second half of the project and what elements need to be taken into account to ensure sustainability of outcomes?
Industry:NGO / Social Services / Community Services / Non-Profit
Function:Corporate Planning / Consulting / Strategy / M&A
Deadline:13th Aug 2025
Mid-term Evaluation Consultant