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Consultancy: EMERGE Regional Baseline - Mekong region

CARE Australia’s Enhancing Migrant urban women’s Rights and Gender Equality Regional Initiative (EMERGE) aims to ensure marginalised urban women (MUW) in the Mekong region are able to participate and use their voice in an environment free of violence, where there is legal protection, responsive governance and equitable access to services and income opportunities.  MUW include female migrants working in both formal and informal sectors such as garment factory workers, sex workers, entertainment workers and domestic workers.  CARE Australia is now seeking suitable consultant to conduct a regional baseline across the four Mekong countries: Cambodia; Laos; Myanmar; and Vietnam.  The purpose of the baseline is to collect comprehensive qualitative and quantitative data on all program indicators in the Monitoring Evaluation and Learning framework (MELF) for purposes of measuring impact and significant change in the short, medium and long term.  The specific objectives of the regional baseline are to provide statistically significant baseline data, that is comparable across the Mekong countries, as part of a longitudinal study, by which program effectiveness and impact can be measured; and provide information that will guide the revision of activities and implementation.

Want more information?
Please view the Terms of Reference.

Questions about the role?
Please contact Hannah Lee, EMERGE Regional Technical Advisor, CARE Australia at

Expressions of Interest should include:

  • Up-to-date CV of the consultant;
  • Written sample of work (an evaluation report or quantitative/qualitative research document where the consultant as lead researcher& writer)
  • Up to four page statement of capability (referencing the selection criteria) and the methodology and approach to be taken in the baseline.

 Full quotation should include all of the following:

  • Daily rate and maximum number of days;
  • Specific point of departure/return to take up the consultancy; and
  • Confirmation of availability to complete the evaluation in November 2014 – March 2015.

Expressions of interest should be submitted to Hannah Lee, EMERGE Regional Technical Advisor, CARE Australia at by 9 November 2014.

Consultancy: Community-based Adaptation Project Portfolio Final Evaluation (PNG, Timor-Leste and Vietnam)

CARE Australia has been implementing community-based adaptation (CBA) projects across the Asia Pacific over the period June 2011 – June 2014, funded by the Australian Government’s Community Based Climate Change Action Grants (CBCCAG). CARE Australia is now seeking qualified consultant/s with the required technical skills and experience to conduct end-of-project evaluations for three of the CBA projects in PNG, Timor-Leste and Vietnam. The purpose of the evaluation is to provide evidence on the outcomes and impact of our work in the area of community-based adaptation across the Asia Pacific, to learn which approaches and models work, and to provide recommendations for future programming strategies and direction. Through analysis of CARE programming, the evaluation will demonstrate how women and men and communities as a whole, are building their adaptive capacity and taking adaptive action based on an understanding of risk and uncertainty, and how this in turn has led to increased resilience. 

Want more information?
Please view the Terms of Reference.

Questions about the role?
Please contact Josie Huxtable, Program Quality Advisor, CARE Australia at or +61 448073803.

Expressions of Interest should include: 

1.   A 2 page statement of capability introducing the evaluators/organisation and how the skills and competencies described above are met, using concrete examples. 

2.   A maximum 4-page outline of the proposed evaluation process including: 

  •  Outline of proposed evaluation methodology for addressing the evaluation objectives and questions outlined in the terms of reference; and
  •  Management arrangements (if a team is proposed detail should be provided on the specific role and contribution of each consultant). 

3.   Current CV of each consultant. 

4.   One example of a previous evaluation report conducted by one or more of the consultants. 

5.   A budget covering major costs for the evaluation. It is preferred to pay an agreed price for the totality of the work. The total budget for all consultant fees should not exceed AUD 60,000. Reasonable costs for international travel, visa costs, in-country travel, per diem, accommodation and all costs of meetings and evaluation workshops, will be covered directly by CARE. A full quotation should include all of the following: 

  •  Total cost for the scope of work to be undertaken and expected number of days;
  •  Specific point of departure/return to take up the consultancy; and
  •  Confirmation of availability to complete the evaluation between January - May 2015. 

Expressions of interest should be submitted to Josie Huxtable, CARE Australia Program Quality Advisor by 5pm AEST on 31 October 2014. 

Country Director - Myanmar
  • Yangon, Myanmar
  • Fixed Term – 3 years, commencing February 2015

CARE International in Myanmar is looking to fill the vital role of Country Director. The Country Director will have responsibility for the effective management of CARE Myanmar’s overall program portfolio and for the overall performance and management of CARE Myanmar’s workforce.

We are seeking an experienced senior operational manager who will make a significant contribution to the overall planning and management of CARE International’s development and humanitarian program and Country Office operations in Myanmar. Your relevant qualifications, experience in overseas aid and strategic and critical thinking skills will be complemented by your excellent management and leadership skills, sound judgement, intellect and capacity to build strong and mutually beneficial relationships.

Want more information? 
Please view the Candidate Information Pack.

Questions about the role? 
Please contact Robert Yallop, Principal Executive International Operations on +61 2 6279 0200 or (please do not email applications to this address).

To apply:
You must complete the Online CARE Australia Application Cover Sheet or download the Word version of the Application Cover Sheet.

Then email a brief statement addressing the Selection Criteria (found within the Position Description) along with your current CV to:  The subject line of your email should read: LAST NAME, First Name + Position Title + Position Location.

How-to-apply instructions

Applications Close: Midnight Sunday 2 November 2014

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