Call for Proposal: Monitoring and Evaluation Consultant

Joint Aid Management International (JAM)
Opportunity closing date: 
Friday, 31 May, 2019
Opportunity type: 
Call for proposals


Joint Aid Management International (JAM) is an African-founded and headquartered, Christian international humanitarian relief and development organisation currently operating in Angola, Mozambique, Rwanda, South Africa, South Sudan, Uganda and Sierra Leone. Since our inception, JAM has progressed as an organisation that reflects strong, expansive development. For more than three decades we have grown into an organisation that affects sustainable change though providing programmes to children who need support and communities that need help. Serving Africa is what defines us. We do not discriminate in terms of race, religion, gender, or political persuasion.
In line with JAM’s vision of Helping Africa help itself our programmes are built to provide sustainable assistance for our beneficiaries across the African continent. The Organisations programmes are built on the Complete Community Development Approach (CCDA), which ensures that we operate sustainable programmes that not only meet individuals’ immediate needs but also change the landscape of the community, leaving permanent and sustainable transformation. The Organisations programmes include Feeding, General Food Distribution, Water and Sanitation, Livelihood Support and Agricultural Development. The Organisations is reaching and impacting the lives of millions of people in remote communities in Africa.
Objective , Purpose and Expected outputs/ deliverables


To come up with a system that will help JAM design sustainable humanitarian and development programmes, monitor progress of implementation and programme/ country performance and to  effectively measure impact.  JAM requires an effective user friendly, adaptable system that will facilitate the generation of reliable monitoring data to assist in reporting at programme and country levels as well as facilitate mid and end term evaluations.  The system will clearly indicate what is to be monitored, who will monitor and  how it will be monitored.

Overall Objective

The overall objective of this assignment is to  develop a robust Design, Monitoring and Evaluation (DME) system for JAM.
Deliverables/ Expected outputs

  • DM&E System per programme/sector/ country (Education, Nutrition, Water and Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH), Agricultural Development, Food Security and Livelihoods and Emergency Preparedness and Response)
  • An inception report detailing the assessment/ analysis of the current monitoring mechanisms and identified gaps in each country programme and per each sector. The consultant will be expected to hold virtual discussions with Vice President of Programmes and individual Country Directors during this assessment
  • The proposed systems must include the updating/ development of a results based framework for each of the JAM’s programmes/ sectors
  • An interim report detailing the progress midway through the assignment
  • The consultant must hold a one day dissemination /validation workshop for the presentation and review of the proposed  DME system to be attended by senior management and country directors and programme managers

Qualifications and experience

The interested consultant/s must possess the following qualifications and experience:

  • A postgraduate degree development studies, or a related field
  • Minimum of (10) years proven experience in design, monitoring and evaluation systems for international NGOs  in developing countries, including IT based monitoring and evaluation systems
  • Sound knowledge and understanding of humanitarian and development issues in developing countries
  • Proven excellent written and oral skills;
  • Highly developed English language skills is a requirement;

Duration of the assignment

It is envisioned that this consultancy will be no longer than 30 calendar days. 

Submission details and deadline

Proposal outlining a methodology, a timeline of proposed activities, budget, CV, and portfolio of evidence

Submission no later than  midday Friday, 31st May 2019  to: 

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