The Council of Europe is currently implementing a Project on “Improving the Effectiveness of Family Courts: Better Protection of the Rights of Family Members”.
The purpose of this call is to identify a maximum of 4 providers in the area of the preparation of a result based monitoring plan, revision of project’s logical framework, and other consultancy services regarding monitoring and evaluation throughout the implementation of the project, to be requested by the Council on an as needed basis, for the provision of services outlined in the “Act of Engagement”.
Interested candidates are invited to apply as described in the Tender File and fill out the requested “Act of Engagement” form while attaching the “Documents to be provided”. The deadline for submission of tenders is 11 July 2021 (inclusive).
Please carefully read the requirements of the call:
Tenders (Filled act of engagement and other supporting documents) shall be submitted by email only (with attachments) to the email address: email@example.com with the following reference in subject: “Tender – M&E”. Tenders addressed to another email address will be rejected.
All questions shall be submitted at least 5 (five) working days before the deadline for submission of the tenders and shall be exclusively addressed to the email address (firstname.lastname@example.org ) with the following reference in subject: “Questions – M&E”
All supporting documents shall be submitted in English, failure to do so will result in the exclusion of the tender. If any of the necessary documents are missing, the Council of Europe reserves the right to reject the tender. All supporting documents should be submitted either in PDF.
Documents to be provided
- A completed and signed copy of the Act of Engagement (See attached);
- A detailed CV, preferably in Europass Format, demonstrating clearly that the tenderer fulfils the eligibility criteria;
- A list of all owners and executive officers, for legal persons only;
- A motivation letter (maximum one page) describing the tenderer’s interest in and specific contribution to the present consultancy;
- A word document outlining how the tenderer meets each of the eligibility and award criteria mentioned above. A text of maximum 200 words per each criterion shall describe, preferably with reference to concrete examples, the tenderer’s relevant experience and competences in relation to the given criterion.
- Sample of a document prepared by the tenderer showing the tenderer’s experience on monitoring and evaluation, such as: a project logical framework matrix, result based monitoring tool / strategy, action plan, assessment, or report for an international technical cooperation project.
All documents shall be submitted in English failure to do so will result in the exclusion of the tender.
If any of the documents listed above are missing, the Council of Europe reserves the right to reject the tender.
The Council reserves the right to reject a tender if the scanned documents are of such a quality that the documents cannot be read once printed.
- University Degree or equivalent training or working experience in monitoring & evaluation, education, statistics, project management, civil society, sociology, psychology, social sciences, human rights, international development, or a related field.
- Fluency in English with good verbal and written skills (at least level B2 of the CEFR).
- Financial offer not exceeding the limit set out in the Act of Engagement.
- Quality of the offer (80%), including:
- At least 2 years of practical and relevant experience in monitoring & evaluation, project management and / or result based monitoring and reporting and analysis in programmes or projects (30%).
- At least two experiences in designing and/or delivering a results based monitoring tool, training or strategy, preferably in the context of international technical cooperation projects and / or experience of working in Council of Europe projects and / or proven experience with Council of Europe’s Project Management Methodology (PMM). Working experience in Turkey or on issues related to family justice will be an asset (30%).
- Writing and presentation skills (20%).
- Financial offer (20%)
Multiple tendering is not authorised.
The Council reserves the right to hold interviews with eligible tenderers.
The Act of Engagement must be completed, signed and scanned in its entirety (i.e. including all the pages). The scanned Act of Engagement may be sent page by page (attached to a single email) or as a compiled document, although a compiled document would be preferred. For all scanned documents, .pdf files are preferred.