Consultancy Opportunity: Love Alliance Mid-Term Review

Consultancy Opportunity: Love Alliance Mid-Term Review

Aidsfonds, on behalf of the Love Alliance, is seeking an external, independent evaluator for developing and implementing the mid-term review (MTR) of the partnership according to the Terms of Reference described below.

Application deadline: 31 January 2023

Timeline: 15 March 2023 –  30 September 2023

Budget: €130.000

The Love Alliance is an advocacy partnership formed by regional thought leaders GALZ, SANPUD and Sisonke, regional grantmakers UHAI EASHRI, ISDAO, ARASA, and the Global Network of People Living with HIV (GNP+) and Netherlands-based administrative lead Aidsfonds. The Love Alliance is based on an unwavering commitment to protecting, promoting and fulfilling sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) globally. The partnership occupies a critical space in promoting Sexual Reproductive Health and Rights, unifying people who use drugs (PWUD), sex workers and LGBTIQ+ movements, including people living with HIV and youth across them. The Love Alliance amplifies the diversity of voices in these communities and intends to act as a platform for sustainable change.

For this assignment, the Love Alliance expects to (1) have an assessment about its effectiveness and impact during the first 2,5 years of implementation as well as (2) provide recommendations for the remainder of the project duration. The review will assess - through the lens of its partners, communities and other actors involved - the relevance, contribution and attribution of the change generated by our joint work. The analysis must be in line with the cultural, environmental and political contexts in which the Alliance works. Moreover, the MTR will provide input for:

  • Lessons learnt and areas of improvement based on the past 2.5 years for the Alliance,
  • Highlight the impact on communities and partners,
  • Governance areas that need strengthening for the remainder of the project duration,
  • Future recommendations towards better intersectionality between alliance themes,
  • Recommendations on enhancing accountability towards communities of the Love Alliance and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs,
  • Recommendations about sustainability for the Love Alliance partners beyond 2025.

How to apply

You can apply by sending your proposal before Tuesday, 31 January 2023 to Rami Sharaf ( and Naroesha Jagessar ( Please send the proposal taking into account that it does not exceed 6-7 pages. The proposal should include at least the following:

  • Your experience and background that shows the suitability with this assignment. Please include previous experience with evaluations of advocacy programmes, participatory approaches, gender-transformative advocacy, multi-country and global programme level and national and international policies. Attach links to examples of recent evaluations with your application;
  • Your preliminary approach and vision for the development of the assignment, including how to ensure ownership and a good coordination and collaboration with Alliance partners, local advocacy partners and other stakeholders;
  • Your understanding of each of the key questions, and a brief description of the methodologies that would be used to address these questions.
  • Your ideas on how to make the review a participatory process, including the feedback and revision process; and
  • A clear identification of the lead researcher and any additional key personnel connected with your application, their proposed roles and time investments in the mid-term review.  Include the description of all named key members of the research team and their C.V.’s
  • An initial budget proposal, including the number of days you would spend on the assignment and daily fees (please take into account that the budget should cover your country taxes, all travel, sub-contracts, convenings, coordination, as well as global and in-country costs, such as hiring other local research teams/consultants in the country to reduce traveling). The proposal that will be selected will provide an appropriate balance between the quality and the costs of the evaluation.

The Love Alliance is looking for a consultant who is available to start in March 2023 as described in the timeline above. An adjusted timeline with milestones based on the discussion with partners will be developed in close consultation with the consultant.

The payments’ frequency will be negotiated based on the deliverables with the consultant and will be included in the contract.

For questions and more information about the assignment please contact Rami Sharaf ( uses cookies to offer the best website experience possible and to anonymously analyze website behaviour. More information.