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Consultant for the elaboration of two advocacy notes for the consideration of the specific needs of vulnerable populations in malaria strategies and programs in Africa and South-Asia

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Impact Santé Afrique (ISA)
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Yaoundé, Région du Ctre, Cameroon
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Published 24 days ago

Impact Santé Afrique (ISA) is an African nongovernmental organization based in Cameroon whose main objective is to contribute to the improvement of population health by implementing transformative and sustainable programs that will save lives and improve the health of our communities. (For more information, visit www.impactsante.org and contact us at: contact@impactsante.org)

Impact Santé Afrique (ISA) coordinates the Civil Society Organizations (CSO) Platform for Malaria Elimination (CS4ME). 

Since March 2021, Impact Santé Afrique (ISA) has been implementing the "Community Rights and Gender" (CRG) project linked to malaria programs on behalf of the CS4ME platform and aims to strengthen the influence of civil society on decision-making entities in the fight against malaria.

As part of this project, an evaluation of the level of inclusion of the priority needs of groups at high risk of malaria in current malaria strategic plans and programs was conducted. This evaluation followed a community diagnosis conducted in 3 countries: Nigeria, Niger and Cameroon, which are among the 10 African countries most affected by malaria. At the end of these activities, CS4ME members intend to carry out a strong advocacy towards decision makers and other actors in the fight against malaria, in order to address the main problems encountered by communities in accessing malaria services in Africa as well as in South Asia, with an emphasis on the most vulnerable populations, women and children. With this in mind, we are looking for a Consultant to develop two advocacy notes to address the specific needs of vulnerable populations in malaria control strategies and programs.

Objectives

The main objective of this service is to develop two advocacy notes for the consideration of the specific needs of vulnerable populations in malaria control strategies and programs in Africa and South Asia.

Specifically, it will

§ Propose a methodology for the development of advocacy notes; 

§ Write two advocacy notes, one presenting the specific needs of vulnerable populations in Africa and one for vulnerable populations in South Asia;

§ Participate in the validation of the advocacy notes by CS4ME members.

II.  Key duties and responsibilities of the Consultant-Trainer

Under the direct supervision of the Executive Director of Impact Santé Afrique (ISA), and working in collaboration with the Civil Society Engagement Officer, the consultant will be expected to perform the following tasks:  

§ Participation in working meetings with the ISA team, CS4ME Secretariat.

§ Proposal of a literature review to present the problematic related to the needs of vulnerable populations and an adapted methodology;

§ Elaboration of two advocacy notes for the consideration of the specific needs of vulnerable populations in malaria control strategies and programs in Africa and South Asia;

·       Review and validation of the two advocacy notes.

Key deliverables expected:

1.   Two advocacy briefs for the consideration of the specific needs of vulnerable populations in malaria control strategies and programs in Africa and South Asia are developed and reviewed;

2.   The advocacy briefs are validated by a select committee of CS4ME members;

3.   An end of mission report is written and submitted to Impact Santé Afrique (ISA). 

1. Period of the consultancy mission

This consulting mission will take place from Monday, June 13th to Friday, July 15th, 2022.


2. Candidate Profile

The desired expertise will concern the recruitment of a consultant-trainer whose qualifications and skills are presented as follows: 

o Degree in one or more of the following areas: Master's degree in Project Management, Public Health/Community Health, Social Sciences, Development Sciences, or equivalent specialization.

   o Extensive experience in monitoring and evaluation of community interventions, advocacy, community engagement and capacity building.

   o Experience in workshop facilitation and coordination of multi-sectoral partners in the health sector, leadership qualities and consensus building skills.

   o Good writing, analytical and synthesis skills.

   o Familiarity with remote meeting and conferencing applications.

3. Documents to be submitted by the consultant

The application must include:

- A dated and signed CV, including 3 professional references.

- Terms of reference describing the methodology used and the chronogram of activities (2 pages maximum).

- A financial offer (1 page maximum).

4. Evaluation of tenders

The evaluation of the offers received will be based on the following criteria:

(i)   The applicants of the applicant in conducting assignments similar to those specified in these terms of reference.

(ii)  The understanding of the mission's expectations and the proposed intervention methodology.

(iii) The proposed financial offer.  

Impact Santé Afrique (ISA) is an African nongovernmental organization based in Cameroon whose main objective is to contribute to the improvement of population health by implementing transformative and sustainable programs that will…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Job Type
    Temporary
  • Start Date
    June 13, 2022
  • Application Deadline
    June 8, 2022
  • Education
    Master's Degree Required
  • Experience Level
    Mid-level/Managerial

Location

Remote
Work may be performed anywhere in the world
Associated Location
Rte à Yaoundé, Yaoundé, Cameroun

How to Apply

The offer including the documents mentioned in section 3 must be sent to the following address: jobsimpactsante@gmail.com | Subject of the email: Consultant-trainer for the development of a community monitoring guide for key malaria programs.

The deadline for submission is Wednesday, June 8th, 2022 at 23:59 (GMT +1). Offers received after this date will not be considered.         

The offer including the documents mentioned in section 3 must be sent to the following address: jobsimpactsante@gmail.com | Subject of the email: Consultant-trainer for the…

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