Senior RBM Expert

Cowater International, Indonesia

Skill Required:, Monitoring and EvaluationPolicy/ Advocacy and Campaign
Preferred Experience: 
7 to 10 Year
Closing Date for Applications: 
31st March, 2020

Job Description


Field Support Services Project (FSSP) is a five-year project (October 2019 – October 2024) funded by Global Affairs Canada (GAC) and managed by Cowater International. FSSP provides administrative, financial, procurement, and logistical services as well as support to the in-country development programming for the Government of Canada through the provision of technical specialists in gender equality, governance and human rights, and environment and climate action and assisting DFATD in procuring and managing local development initiatives. These programs will take place in Indonesia and the ASEAN regions.

It is expected that the lndonesia-ASEAN FSSP will increase the effectiveness and relevance of Canada’s international assistance program in Indonesia and in the ASEAN region. Technical Specialists procured under the FSSP will support GAC in responding to the needs and priorities of Indonesia and the ASEAN region, policy dialogue and knowledge building and sharing.


Global Affairs Canada’s ASEAN Secretariat and the ASEAN Commission on the Promotion and Protection of the Rights of Women and Children (ACWC) require the services of a Senior Expert on Result-Based Management (the Consultant) to support the development of the initial ACWC Work Plan 2021-2025 and initial monitoring system and results framework of the ACWC Work Plan 2021-2025. The Senior Expert on Result-Based Management is expected to deliver the following:

Draft work plan of ACWC for the period 2021-2025;
Draft monitoring system and results framework of ACWC’s work plan for the period 2021-2025; and
Concept note, workshop methodologies, and tentative programme for one (1) workshop of ACWC to develop the work plan and results framework.


Working on a day-to-day basis under the direction of Head of the Poverty Eradication and Gender Division of the ASEAN Secretariat, the expected services of the Senior RBM Expert will include, but not be limited to:

  • Lead and conduct one (1) technical workshop, including preparing a concept note and detailed programme and proposing appropriate and participatory workshop methodologies to achieve expected outcomes, employing an RBM and Theory of Change approach;
  • Develop a report on the results of the technical workshop and roll-out of an M&E system, particularly the utilisation of the M&E guidelines;
  • Develop the initial ACWC Work Plan 2021-2025 based on the data gathered for the accomplishment report of ACWC as well as the guidance from ACWC and the ASEAN Secretariat;
  • Develop the initial monitoring system and results framework of the ACWC Work Plan 2021-2025 following the guidance from ACWC and the ASEAN Secretariat; and
  • Undertake any other tasks deemed necessary to complete the development of ACWC’s work plan and results framework, based on the agreed outcomes.


Global Affairs Canada’s ASEAN Secretariat and ACWC require the services of a regional Expert with specific expertise which includes:


Advanced Degree in relevant disciplines and/or be able to demonstrate evidence of training in monitoring or evaluation design, application of Theory of Change, conduct and management. This experience should reflect the development of sound methods and tools, conduct of data collection activities, analysis of data (or supervision of such), interpretation and dissemination of results and report preparation.

Minimum Experience:

  • At least 7 years of professional experience and proven track record in developing and conducting complex monitoring and evaluation systems in international or regional settings;
  • Good knowledge and exposure in policy development, development cooperation (policies, trends, issues and development), and project planning and management in regional or international setting;
  • Proven experience working with governments and/or international organizations on consultancy assignments in related subjects;
  • Good knowledge and exposure on international policy frameworks and instruments related to gender equality, women and children’s rights, and poverty reduction;
  • Understanding of ASEAN’s cooperation on promoting the rights of women and children as well ASEAN’s architecture will be an advantage;
  • Excellent command of English, both written and spoken;
  • Excellent communications and interpersonal skills;
  • High integrity and conscientiousness, and ability to project professionalism;
  • Computer literate, very good analytical and report writing skills; and
  • Flexible and able to adjust to changes agreed as an outcome of the process and discussions in order to achieve expected results in a timely and efficient manner.


The Consultant shall be home-based within the ASEAN region, with at least two (2) travels within the region, and would regularly report to the ASEAN Secretariat based on agreement with the Head of the Poverty Eradication and Gender Division.Working over the weekend or after regular office hours may be required. The Consultant is expected to rely on his/her expertise, conduct an extensive literature review, and perform triangulation by interviewing experts. The drafts produced by the Consultant will be peer reviewed by experts, the result of which should be incorporated by the Consultant.The Consultant will be reporting to the Head of the Poverty Eradication and Gender Division of the ASEAN Secretariat or his/her designated officers.

A consultant evaluation will be completed in order for regular payment to be released upon satisfactory delivery of the assignments. In the event that travel to other regions or cities is necessary, all necessary costs will be borne by GAC, through the Field Support Services Project (FSSP), following the approval of a travel plan and associated budget


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