Application deadline: 01/12/2021
Key project information
The UK’s leading interfaith organisation is looking to instruct an Independent Evaluator team or individual to conduct a two-year evaluation of our interfaith university leadership programme, ParliaMentors. This will evaluate the effectiveness of ParliaMentors in promoting and facilitating impactful interfaith dialogue.
For over 20 years, the Faith & Belief Forum (F&BF) has been at the forefront of creating innovative and meaningful interfaith encounters through our programmes in schools, universities, and community spaces. ParliaMentors is one of our signature programmes; a UN award-winning interfaith leadership programme where students from different faith and beliefs collaborate to create social change whilst being mentored by MPs.
ParliaMentors is entering its 15th year and has an Alumni Network of over 550 comprising Members of Parliament, local councillors, charity directors, authors and civil servants shaping institutions across the UK and the world. Thus, there is huge potential to examine the long-term impact of the programme.
We are seeking to instruct an Evaluator to deliver this project between January 2022 and December 2023.
The fee available for this work is between £75,000 – £80,000 inclusive of VAT and expenses. The Evaluator will be required to invoice the Faith & Belief Forum for fees (a third on signing of contract, a third at mid-way point, subject to deliverables achieved, and a third on completion) and will be responsible for their own National Insurance and tax. (Please note there is potential for discussion regarding the payment schedule.)
There may be further opportunities available beyond this work.
This project is funded by Porticus and is part of their global research programme Enabling Effective Dialogue: Developing understanding and measures of effectiveness in Inter-Religious Dialogue.
There will be an opportunity to hear more and ask questions about this project during a webinar on Monday 22nd November 1500GMT.
Please register here for the webinar.
Please email email@example.com by Friday 19th November with questions you would like answered during the webinar.
Expressions of interest should be concise (a maximum of 1500 words) and should include the following:
Applications should be emailed to Ben Shapiro on firstname.lastname@example.org by 1 December at 9am. We encourage bidders to get in touch with any questions.
Shortlisted proposals will be notified by 8 December with interviews taking place shortly after.
Working at The Faith & Belief Forum
We believe in order to effectively serve our beneficiaries; our work must be influenced by a broad range of voices. Therefore, we actively encourage applications from people who are currently underrepresented in our staff team. This would include BAME candidates and those who identify as Sikh, Hindu, Buddhist, and Jain. We celebrate difference and are committed to creating a working environment where everyone is included.
Key project information
The purpose of the evaluation is:
The objectives of the assignment are to:
The expected deliverables for the evaluation include:
For full details please see the Terms of Reference for this project. And the initial Evaluability Assessment which informed this project can be found here.
We invite bidders to think creatively about the form these outputs could take.
The evaluator/s must:
We are happy to receive applications from multi-disciplinary teams or consortia.