International IC Consultant – UNDP – Brazil

International IC Consultant – UNDP – Brazil

Scope of Work

The consultant will provide the following services:

  • Elaboration of technical reports, including the progress and final report of the project “Leveraging Impact on Social Protection” signed with DFAT, and the socialprotection.org 2020 annual report;
  • Development of the Universal Social Protection (USP2030) Webinar Series’ concept note;
  • Organization of four webinars on socialprotection.org within the webinar series, including agenda setting, invitation of participants, logistics and summaries (topics to be defined);
  • Coordination of the publication of 10 articles based on the webinars for the Policy in Focus (PIF) magazine special edition, including follow up with authors, copy edit of the articles and elaboration of an introductory article about the series;
  • Liaison with policymakers, practitioners, experts and stakeholders (including high-level officials) to encourage participation on the webinars, as well as contributions for the Policy in Focus magazine;

Qualifications of the Individual Contractor

Eligibility Criteria and Technical Competencies
Mandatory CV criteria
  • University Degree in Communications, Social Sciences, Development Studies, or related fields;
  • 6 years of professional or academic experience in knowledge management, and/or communications, including proofediting, website updating, blogpost and reports;
  • Proficiency in written and spoken English.
Qualifying CV criteria
  • Master’s Degree in Communications, Social Sciences, Development Studies (5 points) or related area (3 points). No Master’s Degree: 0 point.
  • Working or academic experience in development and/or social policy areas
  • Working experience in knowledge management using Drupal and/or Moodle-based platforms
  • Working experience with blog writing and/or editing.
  • Working experience on organizing webinars Working knowledge of Portuguese and/or Spanish
Closing date for applications 09 December 2019 before midnight.

The submission of technical proposal (CV) and financial proposal (Annex I Price), in separate files, should reach the e-mail ic.procurement.br@undp.org

ESPEN SCH/STH Roster of Experts – Multiple locations

ESPEN SCH/STH Roster of Experts – Multiple locations

Main Duties

  • Use WHO guidelines, EPEN SOPs and templates provided by ESPEN to support countries in planning for MDA, NTD Mapping, and other NTD surveys.
  • Use WHO guidelines, EPEN SOPs and templates provided by ESPEN to train field personnel for MDA, NTD Mapping, and other NTD surveys.
  • Support social mobilization for Mapping, MDA and surveys;
  • Conduct training of country NTD programme staff and their implementing partners for mapping, MDA, other NTD surveys including, including sentinel site surveillance, TAS and impact assessments, SCM, and M&E.
  • Support any other outstanding issues on the NTD Programme in country as may be relevant, including status of the Master Plan, joint application package (JAP) and routine reporting on data from the NTD programme, and provide any needed training to the NTD programme in these areas.
  • Support high level advocacy for NTDs

Education

  • At least a first university degree in public health or related field

Skills and competencies

  • Skills in analysis of NTD Programme, situation analysis and planning of technical interventions for control and elimination of schistosomiasis and soil-transmitted helminthiases, field knowledge of lymphatic filariasis, onchocerciasis and trachoma are an added advantage.

Experience

  • Knowledge of SCH/STH and experience in Preventive Chemotherapy NTDs;
  • Experience with laboratory or field components of SCH/STH;
  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience post academic qualifications, working in clinical or public health;
  • Excellent interpersonal communication, participatory skills and a team player;
  • Excellent analytical and writing skills;
  • Work experience in African countries will be an added advantage;

Languages

  • Excellent knowledge of English or French, or Portuguese
Closing date for applications 30 November 2019 before midnight.