Location: Kitui, Kenya
Terms of Reference for Consultant facilitating 2 days workshop on Sustainability Strategy meeting for Cervical Cancer Interventions and Lessons sharing forum for Community Health Services in Kitui South Sub county.
Background: CMMB, is an international NGO, founded in 1912 with presence in over 44 countries and country offices in 5 countries namely South Sudan, Zambia, Haiti, Peru and Kenya.
The primary focus of the organization is on working collaboratively with governments to provide quality health care programs and services, without discrimination, to people in need, with a vision of a world in which every human life is valued and quality healthcare is available to all.
In Kenya, CMMB has maintained operations in 5 counties namely; Nairobi, Siaya, Nyamira, Kisumu and Kitui.
Scope of Work
Through its Children and Mothers Partnerships (CHAMPS) Program, CMMB has been working with key stakeholders and communities for a long-term impact, to deliver result driven and evidence-based interventions in a bid to respond to leading determinants of poor health among women and children in Kitui South sub county.
CMMB therefore invites bids from competent individuals or firms to submit their Expression of Interest for consultancy services to facilitate a 2-days workshop.
The consultant’s role will entail facilitating discussions to document gains achieved and lessons learnt from on-going implementation in community health services but also develop a Sustainability Strategy for the Cervical cancer project interventions as a key deliverable.
The first day of the workshop will bring together key actors in cervical cancer interventions in the county including key county and national government departments, community members, community health volunteers and non-governmental organizations to map a way forward in terms of how the achieved gains will be sustained as the project draws towards the end.
The second day of the workshop will focus on community health services and map key achievements, best practices and lessons learnt.
Under the supervision of the CHAMPS Coordinator, the consultant will be expected to provide the following documents as key deliverables;
1. A document outlining a Sustainability Plan for Cervical cancer interventions supported by CMMB.
2. A write up of key lessons learnt and action points from the show casing and dissemination event for Community Health Services in Kitui South.
Skills, experience and qualifications required
- Five years progressive experience with similar assignments in a development or humanitarian context
- Excellent facilitation skills, in-depth understanding of MoH systems is an advantage.
- Excellent writing skills and extensive experience in producing development work related project documents for international organizations with the aim of reaching both local and international audiences.
- Experience in development communication will be an added advantage
- Availability and willingness to travel to Kitui
- Ability to work in close coordination with other team members.
- Minimum of a Degree in development studies.
Assignment Duration and Reporting
The task is expected to be completed within three working (3) days, inclusive of field visits and reporting, from the date of signing of the contract.
All travel and accommodation will be covered by CMMB, whereas meal expenses will be covered by the consultant.
Working days period
The consultancy will be managed administratively by the Country Director on behalf of CMMB Kenya.
Direct day to day supervision of the consultancy will be under the Project Managers; while working collaboratively with other CMMB Kenya Staff in Kitui. All reports and other communications will be addressed to the Country Director or as otherwise agreed between the Consultant and CMMB.
Submission of Bids
Interested consultants should submit:
(a) The Financial and Technical Proposal containing the final and all-inclusive consultancy fee (lump sum fee) and a breakdown of expenses (unit price together with any other expenses)
related to the assignment
(b) Their CVs indicating current and previous experience relevant to this assignment
(c) Work references – contact details (e-mail addresses and phone numbers) of referees for 3 assignments in the past 2 years
A soft copy of the application should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org or deliver hard copies to CMMB office at Jumuia Place, Lenana road-Nairobi by 1700 hours on or before 24th July 2019.