Assignments

M&E Consultancy for Caritas Austria, 3-year multicountry advocacy project for Migration&Development MIND (ongoing)

Together with Glenn O’Neil (Owl RE) I support the project manager and 11 European partner organisations in setting up a project M&E system, support learning and capacity building, preparing quarterly monitoring reports, annual effectiveness reports, evaluating the effectiveness of the actions and measuring impact.

M&E Consultancy for EC-DG NEAR/EU TF (ongoing)

In a first phase (re-)construction of the intervention logic, creation of a strategic M&E framework with a set of sector-specific indicators (focus: migration&development, institutional capacity building), drafting M&E guidelines, in a second phase advisory service to match existing project proposals/logframes (including agencies such as Agence Francaise de Développement, UNDP, IOM, GIZ, Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Belgium Technical Cooperation, PLAN International, etc.) with the newly created strategic M&E framework, ongoing M&E support and training. Region: Northern African countries. Contracted by of ICMPD (International Centre for Migration Policy Development) (team member)

Mid-term evaluation for the multi-country WWF awareness raising project “Responsible seafood consumption for the benefit of people, oceans and climate ”

The focus is on relevance and effectiveness of the project (implemented in 17 countries) and its internal management. The evaluation applies a range of qualitative and quantitative research methods (online survey, interviews, group discussions, document analysis).

Presentation of MEAL STRATEGIES AND LEARNING FROM PROJECTS at the Knowledge Management for Development Group Vienna

I presented and discussed Monitoring Evaluaton Accountability and Learning strategies with a focus on learning from projects with representatives from CARE Austria, HORIZONT3000, Diakonie, Caritas, and a colleague from the Vienna Evaluation Network. I share the presentation with you and I am happy to receive any feedback.

Evaluation of the Effectiveness and Relevance of UNHCR advocacy
approaches with the EU and in EU countries

Together with Glenn O’Neil (Owl RE) I participated in data collection and analysis in Austria and Germany.

Evaluation for Brot für die Welt, Programm Kirchen helfen Kirchen 

Evaluation of the small grants instrument “Churches help Churches” of Brot für die Welt, Germany (field studies for interviews in Argentina, Uruguay, Ukraine, Romania). Contracted by Mainlevel Consulting AG (team leader)

Evaluation of Caritas Austria Foreign Department’s Strategic Plan

Participatory mid-term evaluation of the implementation of Caritas Austria’s strategic plan (two online surveys, focus group discussions, key informant interviews, etc.)

(Meta-)Evaluation of a Multi-country Food Security Programme, Caritas Austria

Final evaluation of a food security programme in four Sub-Saharan countries (Burkina Faso, Senegal, Ethiopia, Congo) with a strong focus on capacity development and knowledge management. One part analysis synthesis of country evaluation report, one part primary data collection through interviews.

Report (pdf)

Grant writing for Volkshilfe Solidarität, Austria 

Proposal for a humanitarian aid project in Westsahara for submission to European charity foundations

Programme management and strategic advisory for BRAVEAURORA, Ghana and Austria 

1-day Training on impact-oriented project planning for staff of Catholic Diocese of Linz

Research on employment effects of financial sector interventions in
the MENA region for GIZ, Germany 

I was part of the research team of Reinhard Paulesich from the Vienna University of Economics. Comparison with best practice examples from different countries in the world. Research carried out in English, Portuguese, Spanish, French.

Project management, strategic advisory for Aktion Regen, Austria

Grant writing for a project in India on behalf of Hinzen Privatkontor, Germany

Proposal writing for submission to German Foundations, context: India, St. Augustine’s Social Service Society, education and training for disabled children/youth

Grant writing for a school project in Israel

Proposal writing for submission to German Foundations, context: Israel, Salesian Sisters, education. Commissioner: Don Bosco Sisters Germany.

Grant writing – projects in various sectors

Proposal writing for submission to a Swiss Foundation, context: Philippines, Ethiopia, Benin, Mali (education, psycho-social counselling, rural development). Commissioner: Jugend Eine Welt, Austria.

Assessment of the impact of Fair Trade to improve Turkana women’s livelihoods – in cooperation with EZA Fairer Handel, Austria

Research report based on literature review and field study in the seminomad Turkana Region of Kenya (pdf)

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