HENNET Social Accountability Project Media Consultancy in Kenya

HENNET

CONSULTANCY WORK

TERMS OF REFERENCE FOR “STRENGTHENING PUBLIC ACCOUNTABILITY AND INTEGRITY SYSTEMS” (SPAIS) IN NAIROBI AND MOMBASA COUNTIES.

BACKGROUND:

ABOUT HENNET: HENNET is a coalition of health Non-Government Organizations (NGOs) and Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) in Kenya HENNET was founded in 2005 to
fill a long standing gap in the health sector for coordination and networking among health related CSOs.

HENNET was thus set up as a forum for collaborations, sharing of experiences and advocacy for CSOs dealing with health issues.

HENNET brings together different health oriented CSOs with different interests, but all having a common vision of a “Healthy Kenyan Society”.

HENNET Vision –A healthy Kenyan Society HENNET Mission –To stimulate linkages and strategic partnerships among health NGOs, government and private sector in order to enhance their responses towards health needs of Kenyans

ABOUT SPAIS PROJECT

Health NGOs Network (HENNET) with funding from UNDP is implementing a Social Accountability Project entitled “Strengthening Public Accountability And Integrity Systems” (SPAIS) in Nairobi and Mombasa Counties.

SPAIS seeks to enhance citizen engagement and participation of health civil society organizations to inform the public, monitor service delivery and promote public accountability in the health sector. This is only realizable by ensuring Strengthened citizen participation and engagement of in government processes, Well-coordinated health sector that is able to undertake their roles effectively, Improved knowledge on Social accountability by citizens, CSOs and governments and enhanced evidence on the utilization of COVID-19 funds.

CONSULTANCY:

HENNET is looking for a reputable consultant Firm to support in the following areas:

a. Development of a Media Strategy with a lining on Social Accountability for Health.

b. Train the Media Team with the guidance of the developed media strategy

c. Develop and disseminate 2 factsheets on allocation, disbursement and utilization of funds meant to support Covid-19 and other health services at both National level, Mombasa and Nairobi Counties

d. Track and share information on COVID-19/ health funds received both locally and internationally from diverse sources. This should be done two times during this project

e. Develop a Social Accountability county health performance tool

f. Facilitate development of a joint work plan to guide the CSOs, FBOs and the private sector as they carryout Social Accountability for health aspects under this project.

Consultancy Objectives:

The Consultancy objectives are threefold and include:

Objective 1: To improve on Media engagement with a clear roadmap and strategy for HENNET.
Objective 2: To build the capacity of the media fraternity on Social accountability and effective engagement with Health CSOs
Objective 3: To Improve transparency and accountability in the utilization of COVID-19 Funds.

EXPECTED Deliverables:

At the end of the Consultancy period the Consultant will deliver to HENNET the following;

a. Validated and Clear Media Strategy document.

b. Training notes and reports

c. Social Accountability county health performance tool focusing at Nairobi and Mombasa counties

d. A joint work plan to guide the CSOs, FBOs and private sector under this project

e. Two(2 )months interval COVID-19 Funds Tracking updated Reports

f. Two(2) factsheets developed and disseminated

EXPERIENCES AND EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND

The firm must be a registered Company with at least 5 years consulting in the health sector with Non-Governmental organizations in Kenya and understands the sector well.

The Key Consultants must have Master degree in Project Management / Public Health or any other related disciplines.

Expression of Interest:

Interested candidates should submit the following;

  • A capacity statement indicating relevant qualification, skills, and experience in Media strategy development; budget advocacy particularly for the health sector with demonstrated facilitation and analysis skills.
  • Curriculum Vitae of at least two facilitator/s relevant with vast experience in the above assignments
  • A firm with a minimum of 5years’ experience in conducting similar tasks
  • Copy of registration certificate and KRA PIN number for the firm.
  • Attach detailed proposal and work plan on how you plan to undertake the work, duration in terms of quarters, month(s) and dates.

The firm must include a broken down cost analysis indicating the professional fee and any other costs that you will need for this work.

Please note the tasks should be concluded latest by December, 2020.

Kindly submit your requirements by: 25th August 2020 by 4:00 pm

Responses and queries should be sent by email to director@hennet.or.ke and copy admin@hennet.or.ke

The shortlisted candidates shall be notified.

The successful firm should be prepared to start work immediately


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Updated: August 16, 2020 — 9:28 pm