Short-Term Consultancy - Mid-Term Evaluator - Global Technology Programs

Internews

About the organization

Internews empowers people worldwide with the trustworthy, high-quality news and information they need to make informed decisions, participate in their communities, and hold power to account. We seek to realize the potential of a digitally connected world: a world in which evidence-based information advances human progress, enables broad opportunity and accountability, and fuels vibrant civic debate.

For more than 35 years, in more than 100 countries, Internews has worked to build healthy media and information environments where they are most needed. We have proudly incubated hundreds of sustainable organizations, bolstered the skills of thousands of media professionals, activists, and citizens, and helped these partners reach millions of people with quality, local information.

Duties

Our team is looking for an external evaluator for a US government funded project that is focused on equipping at-risk organizations with localized expertise, resources, and tools to mitigate digital attacks. The contractor will conduct a midterm evaluation assessing the performance and success of the Adoptable Digital and Organizational Protections by Transforming and Building Long-term Ecosystems (ADOPTABLE) project, as well as the project team's overall approach. We anticipate this work to take 12-15 days. The output will be a written report summarizing the findings and recommendations for improving future work.

Learn more about the ADOPTABLE project here: https://usable.tools/blog/2020-07-07-adoptable/#xd_co_f=NWQ5OTQ4ZTAtOTBlZS00Y2RhLTlkODYtMGIwMDM2YTBiMzJh~

Read the Scope of Work here: https://phf.tbe.taleo.net/phf04/ats/careers/v2/viewRequisition?org=INTERNEWS&cws=38&rid=1291

Qualifications

Familiarity with various research methods, both qualitative and quantitative;
Strong analytical skills and ability to clearly synthesize and present findings;
Data visualization skills are a plus;
Knowledge of organization security and/or human centered design practices preferred;
Strong oral and excellent written English;
In all duties, and understanding of and demonstrated commitment to upholding Internews' Core Values.

Application instructions

We are hoping to move quickly with the hiring process and identify evaluators no later than the end of November.

The Consultant will be selected based on both the statement of interest and quote. The application should include:
- A CV or resume, including at least two references who can speak to your previous evaluation work.
- A statement of interest responding to the points above and explaining how your qualifications and experience meet this call. The statement should also include a brief description of your proposed methodology for this scope of work and timeframe. The statement should not be longer than 2 pages.
- A proposed quote for the requested work, including a brief breakdown of associated costs.

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