Opportunities for Consultants
The FC Evaluation Department regularly makes use of the expertise and specialist knowledge of external evaluators/consultants. For ex post evaluations of individual projects in particular, experts with relevant expertise in the field of development policy are needed.
You should meet the following general requirements:
Substantial expertise and experience in the field of development policy; familiarity with German DC and FC methods/procedures
Impartiality, i.e. no previous involvement in the project being evaluated as a consultant, evaluator or project manager; no personal and/or professional conflicts of interest
Strong verbal and written language skills in the relevant language
Strong verbal and written language skills in German (the project documentation and the ex post evaluation report itself are mostly written in German)
Fluency both written and oral in the common language of the respective project´s country
Experience as an evaluator or consultant in developing and/or transition countries; familiarity with the country in question is an advantage
Good specialist and economic expertise in the relevant sector or topic
Experience with evaluation if possible; familiarity with a range of evaluation methods
Awareness of issues relating to cross-sectoral subjects (e.g. gender, poverty, socio-culture, the environment)
Above-average analytical ability combined with the ability to suitably document the analysis and its results in written form
Ability to work under pressure, work as part of a team and act appropriately in a multi-cultural environment
If we have aroused your interest and you meet the requirements for consultants, please send your application documents by email to
You can find a list of planned ex post evaluations on the German website under the tab "Zu vergebende Ex-post-Evaluierungen" (current announcements).