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Nafasi ya Kazi Baby Wash Consultant,(Readvertsiment) - UNICEF, Mwisho wa Kutuma Maombi ni Tarehe July 07 2018

Baby Wash Consultant,(Readvertsiment)

Job no: 512925
Position type: Consultancy
Location: Tanzania,Uni.Re
Division/Equivalent: Nairobi Regn'l(ESARO)
School/Unit: United Republic of Tanzania
Department/Office: Dar Es Salaam, United Rep. of Tanzania
Categories: WASH (Water, Sanitation and Hygiene), Consultancy

2. The purpose of the Consultancy
UNICEF wishes to engage the services of a consultant to support the Ministry of Health, Community Development, Gender, Elderly and Children (MoHCDGEC adapt the East Asia and Pacific Regional Office (EAPRO) Baby WASH package to Tanzanian context to guide programming and strengthen the linkages between WASH and nutrition geared towards improved sanitation coverage as well stunting reduction. The consultancy output will be a Baby WASH implementation package comprising a contextualized operational guide, training package, IEC materials and an accompanying final report.
This consultancy contributes to the UNICEF-GoT Country Program Strategic Plan 2016/2021, Outcome 3 and 4 and is in line with the UNDAP WASH and Nutrition Objective which highlights that Government of Tanzania and Revolutionary Government of Zanzibar implement a coordinated, scaled up national response for improved water, Sanitation and Hygiene and Nutrition. One of the four focus pillars of the nutrition component of the UNICEF Country Programme is to support stunting prevention through scaling-up optimal IYCF, WASH, ECD and Health practices using social and behaviour change communication. Stunting reduction is a national priority being addressed through a nationwide Accelerated Stunting Reduction Programme.

3. Scope

The consultant will be based in the UNICEF Tanzania Country Office Dar Es Salaam and will work closely with UNICEF National and Field Office colleagues, government partners, NGOs and communities while carrying out the assignment. The tasks will involve travelling to Mbeya, Iringa and Njombe Regions and Zanzibar and respective LGAs and communities for information gathering and all other necessary activities required for drafting, dissemination and finalization of the Baby WASH package.

4. Deliverables and Timeframe
Tasks Output Deliverable Timeframe
Inception Phase Work plan, timetable and methodology and tools Inception report Week 1 of signing contract
Desk/literature reviews Mapping of Baby WASH (including IEC) resources available nationally and internationally
Review the EAPRO baby WASH PACKAGE Draft Baby WASH package consisting of the main operational guide, training package and IEC materials 1st and 2ndmonth
Consultation phase Consultative meetings with stakeholders (including travel to Mbeya, Iringa and Njombe and Zanzibar Draft dissemination and roll-out strategy
Dissemination Phase Disseminate the adapted Baby WASH package in three workshops (one in Mbeya, one at national level and other in Zanzibar) and at the WASH and Nutrition Sector Dialogue forums.
Inputs from the workshops and sector dialogue mechanisms informs finalization of the
Baby WASH package Workshop proceedings Report 2nd and 3rdMonth
Finalization and reporting Phase Finalize the Baby WASH Package incorporating feedback from the workshops and the Sector Dialogue forums.
Submit the final Baby WASH package and final consultancy report i. Final Baby WASH Package
ii. Power point presentations
iii. Training Package
iv. Final Consultancy report 3rd Month

5. Working Arrangements
The consultant will work under supervision of the UNICEF – WASH Specialist with support from the Chief – WASH and close collaboration with the focal Points at the MOHCDGEC.

5. Intellectual Property Rights
MOHCDGEC and UNICEF Tanzania reserve the proprietary rights for the package produced through this consultancy.

6. Payment Schedule
Payment Conditions
First Payment – 20% of contract Value Upon submission and acceptance by MOHCDGEC and UNICEF of the inception report
Second Payment – 30% of Contact Value Upon submission and acceptance by MOHCDGEC and UNICEF of the draft Baby WASH implementation Package
Third Payment – 20% of contract value Upon submission and acceptance by MOHCDGEC and UNICEF of the draft workshop proceedings and Sector Dialogue Forums dissemination meetings report
4th Payment – 30% of the Contract Value Upon submission and acceptance by MOHCDGEC and UNICEF of the Final Baby WASH implementation Package and final report

7. Qualifications and Experience of Consultant
• Advanced University degree in Social Sciences, WASH C4D, Public health, Sanitation Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Community Development or related technical field.
• Prior Experience in developing guidelines and training materials
• Well-versed with the emerging evidence on the synergies between Nutrition and WASH in stunting reduction/prevention.
• Good communications, analytical and writing skills.
• Excellent presentation skills, both in terms of written and oral communication.
• Ability to work in a multi-cultural environment and stay in poor field conditions.
• Passion and commitment to UNICEF’s mission and professional values.
8. Conditions
The work has to be completed within the set time frame. UNICEF will make the payment on satisfactory completion of the each of the outputs.

UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages qualified female and male candidates from all national, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of our organisation.
Advertised: Jun 28 2018 E. Africa Standard Time
Application close: Jul 07 2018 E. Africa Standard Time