Evaluate the DC program

Help us to the Dutch Caribbean program of WWF-NL. With your input we can improve the program and make even bigger impact with our conservation work!


WWF-NL has worked on conservation in the Dutch Caribbean for decades. The WWF-NL Dutch Caribbean strategy (2024-2027) revolves around two goals: Preserve the coastal ecosystems and make them resilient to the impact of climate change and make the Wider Caribbean a safe haven for flagship species. Our toolbox contains several different approaches ranging from direct financial support to joint advocacy as well as implementation of projects on the ground.

Evaluator Dutch Caribbean Program

(consultant basis)


The evaluator is expected to perform a desk review of documents provided by WWF-NL, interviews with colleagues within the Zeist organization as well as the Dutch Caribbean team and partners based in The Netherlands. A field visit to interview partner organizations on Bonaire (and if feasible other islands) is expected to be scheduled in August/September. An iterative feedback mechanism needs to be in place, whereby the evaluator verifies and reflects on results and recommendations with WWF staff on a regular basis.

Outputs the evaluator is expected to deliver:

  • Inception report with evaluation plan and finalized ToR
  • Presentation of initial findings
  • Any newly collected data
  • Draft evaluation report
  • Final report
  • Presentation on final evaluation results


Profile of the ideal candidate

The evaluator is expected to have:

  • A presence in The Netherlands and/or on the Dutch Caribbean or a combination thereof
  • Demonstrable technical expertise on strategy development (expertise in Open Standards is beneficial) and evaluation thereof
  • Superior interviewing and associated analytical skills
  • Cultural sensitivity to small island communities, preferably in the Caribbean context
  • Affinity/experience with (tropical) ocean themes
  • Awareness of the relationship between European Netherlands and the Dutch Caribbean
  • Ability to ‘read between the lines’
  • English mandatory and either Dutch or Spanish/Papiamentu mandatory


Read the entire Terms of Reference here. The evaluator will propose a budget and specify types of cost (travel, fee, materials, etc.).


Please send your CV and a short motivation letter before 15 July 2024 to Monique van de Water, Program manager Dutch Caribbean at mwater@wwf.nl and Arjan de Groene, Landscape coordinator Caribbean as agroene@wwf.nl. Requests for additional information can also be directed to these persons.

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