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Evaluation team leader

The Lutheran World Federation (LWF) is a global communion of Christian churches in the Lutheran tradition. Founded in 1947, the LWF now has 142 member churches in 79 countries all over the world. LWF Laos is part of the LWF Department for World Service (DWS) which works in 32 countries on emergency and development operations irrespective of religion, class, age, gender or  politics.

LWF Lao PDR is now seeking an Evaluation Team Leader for a 30-day Consultancy from Jan 8 to February 28, 2017 including time in Vientiane, Luan Nam Tha Province and Vieng Phou Kha and Nalae District.

Qualifications & Experience: University Graduate, with at least 2 years of INGO Planning Monitoring and Evaluation experience in Laos; Consultancy experience in conducting INGO Program Evaluations. Ability to conduct the Evaluation Process, facilitate the Workshop and write the Final Report in both Lao and English (with or without own interpreter/translator).


Major duties and key end-results

1)       Become very familiar with the LWF Department for World Service Global Strategy, core values, priorities, and strategic approaches; the LWF Laos Program and its program relationships with all major stakeholders; and the current development priorities and programs of the government and major donors to Lao PDR and how these might relate to LWF programming in the future.

2)       Organize and lead a team of five (5) Government and Non-Government program evaluation team members

3)       Design and lead a very participatory Country Program Evaluation process that includes all major stakeholder at all levels – local to international.

4)       Draft, disseminate, collect, collate, analyze and summarize a questionnaire for all donor partners.

5)       Prepare the team to undertake focus group discussions with targeted vulnerable groups, that are disaggregated by age, gender, status, conditions and interests and document, collate, analyze, and summarize the outcomes and conclusions.

6)       Closely coordinate with provincial and district government, other humanitarian agencies and beneficiaries, while working closely with the LWF Lao PDR staff representative assigned to the evaluation team and keep the Program Manager constantly and thoroughly updated on the process and content of the evaluation.

7)       Produce a draft and final Evaluation Report in close collaboration with the Program Manager.

8)       Plan, organize and facilitate a one day Evaluation Workshop with relevant stakeholders to review draft Evaluation Report, document the output.

9)       Produce a final Evaluation Report based on the prescribed table of contents with all relevant inputs from the evaluation workshop incorporated

10)  Submit the final Evaluation Report in English and Lao languages.

Evaluation ToR available by e-mail from LWF Laos:  Please submit an application letter with full CV and contact information for at least 3 references by email to or by hard copy to Fax: +856 21 314760, LWF office, House 404, Thongkang village, Unit 19, Sisattanak district, Vientiane Capital.

Closing date: Tuesday, December 26, 2017. Note: Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

Lutheran world Federation
Dec 19th 2017

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