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External Evaluator

west java


On Monday, November 21, 2022, at 13:21 local time, Southwest of Cianjur District was rocked by a shallow earthquake with a magnitude of 5.6. The earthquake depth is 10 km. The epicenter of the earthquake is located at coordinates 6.84° South Latitude 107.05° East Longitude. As of 15.00, the Meteorological, Climatological, and Geophysical Agency (BMKG) recorded more than 25 (twenty-five) aftershocks, with the largest magnitude M5.6 and the smallest magnitude M1.5. An unmapped fault line located north of the Cimandiri active fault line triggered this shallow earthquake. BMKG stated that this type of earthquake has the potential to reoccur within 20 to 30 years.

Since November 2022, ADRA Indonesia has been implementing the West Java Earthquake Response project, which aims to provide technical support to earthquake survival by applying wire-mesh bandage ferrocement techniques in building/repairing their damaged house utilizing conditional cash assistance from ADRA – West Java Earthquake Response project. Hundreds of masons, local labourers, carpenters, community members with basic education and community leaders participate in on-the-job training. Thus, they will contribute to accelerating the reconstruction process in Cianjur.


The overall goal of the West Java Earthquake Response project is to increase the adoption of seismic friendly house in Indonesia for community resilience in facing potential earthquake.

There are 2 outcomes of the project: (1) Distribute 100 shelter kits to 100 affected families, (2) provide support to 100 households with the most vulnerable people in their family members build/repair their damaged non-engineering housing wire-mesh bandage ferrocement, and to assist another 200 HHs to get the loan and technical support.

The purpose of this evaluation is to identify the extent of achievement of the project during the 12-month implementation. The evaluator will measure the performance and effectiveness of the project cycle, lessons learned and opportunities to scale up or replicate the project.


This evaluation is part of the program for social betterment, social accountability and social inquiry. Project final evaluation specifically aims:

  1. To visit project sites and to make interview project beneficiaries, project staff and other project stakeholders involved in the project to assess the project achievements.
  2. To evaluate the relevance, efficiency and effectiveness of the project increasing community adoption of wire-mesh bandage ferrocement in retrofitting or house renovation
  3. To provide a comprehensive and summary report of field findings with lessons, good practices, gaps and recommendations to enhance the quality of the next project.


The evaluation will focus on qualitative assessments to provide a comprehensive context on the quantitative outcomes. The final evaluation including the following activities: (1) Data collection through desk review and (2) Field data collection, including testimonies of life stories; (3) Data analysis and reporting; these activities should include feedback from the key stakeholders on initial findings.


The evaluation activities should start in the amids of November 2023, and the duration of project evaluation should not more than 2 months.


In accordance with the final schedule of activities, the evaluator will prepare the report for submission to ADRA Indonesia. The report will provide:

  1. A review and analysis of the project phases from its planning stages until completion and comparative explanation on stated project goals and outcomes with actual accomplishments, and examination of the reason for such performances.
  2. Case studies and data on lessons learned and best practices arising out of the project.
  3. Technical observation on the improved houses and how beneficiaries and key stakeholders were participate in the project.
  4. Observations on the facilitating and constraining factors, as well as the relevant processes that took place, and recommendations how to address constraints and capitalize on strengths.
  5. Observation on the appropriateness of strategies, approaches and adaptive project management to achieve objectives.
  6. Observation of the government’s readiness and capacity to take over of the project once ADRA Indonesia phase out.

The evaluator will provide one electronic draft evaluation report, photos for review, and two original print-outs and electronic copies of the final evaluation report. The draft and final reports should be submitted in MS Word and not PDF.


 The evaluation will be conducted by a evaluator with the minimum criteria below:

  1. Relevant Domain Expertise: The evaluator should have expertise in the specific domain of the project, such as construction, engineering, or disaster management
  2. Knowledge of local context: a deep understanding of the local context, including social, economic and environmental factors, is crucial for accurate evaluation
  3. Experience in Monitoring and Evaluation: The evaluator should have experience in conducting evaluations of humanitarian projects and programs, including the ability to develop and implement evaluation plans
  4. Strong Analytical Skills: The evaluator should possess strong analytical skills, including the ability to analyze data and identify trends and patterns
  5. Effective Communication Skills: The evaluator should be able to communicate complex information effectively to a variety of stakeholders, including donors, partner organizations and beneficiaries
  6. Ability to Work Independently: The evaluator should be able to work independently and objectively, ensuring that the evaluation is free from influence and potential conflicts of interest.


The deadline to submit your application is November 30, 2023, Only short-listed Applicants will be invited for an interview.

Please submit your application (cover letter and latest CV) by email to: and mark your e-mail subject: “WJER Project External Evaluator

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