International consultant to support the Government of Cameroon to undertake a costing of its Multisectoral Nutrition Implementation Plan
Job Number: 523765 | Vacancy Link
Locations: Africa: Cameroon
Work Type : Consultancy
UNICEF works in some of the world’s toughest places, to reach the world’s most disadvantaged children. To save their lives. To defend their rights. To help them fulfill their potential.
Across 190 countries and territories, we work for every child, everywhere, every day, to build a better world for everyone.
And we never give up.
For every child, good nutrition
UNICEF is looking for an international consultant to support the Government of Cameroon to estimate costs to carry out the national multisectoral implementation plan for nutrition that has just been developed. A special emphasis will be put on estimating the cost of monitoring progress towards the national nutrition targets.
This work will be carried out through costing analyses and discussions with the Ministry of Health (MINSANTE) and the Ministry of Economy and Planning (MINEPAT) as well as UN organizations and other partners involved in nutrition.
How can you make a difference?
The activities to be taken up and completed during the assignment are as follows:
Discuss with key stakeholders and build consensus on the methodology to be used for the consultancy
Organize an inception workshop to discuss with key stakeholders the methodology that will be used, the scope of analyses, cost estimates, scheduling and the actions to undertake within the framework of the consultancy.
Propose a detailed methodology for the consultation taking into account the views and expectations of all stakeholders
Organize a desk review of available data on costing of nutrition interventions in Cameroon
Determine cost estimates for each of the six priority areas of action for the national multisectoral implementation plan for nutrition.
Determine cost estimates for actions to monitor progress towards national multisectoral nutrition targets
To qualify as an advocate for every child you will have…
Education: Advanced university degree in Nutrition, Public Health Nutrition, Epidemiology or any other relevant field
Work experience: Minimum 15 years of experience in the design and management of nutrition programs
Competencies: Strong organizational skills and attention to detail; Strong analytical skills Sound judgement and initiative; Strong communication and writing skills
Languages: French written and oral fluency, with a good knowledge of English
Conditions of work
The consultant will work under the direct supervision of the Nutrition Section Chief and the overall supervision of the M&E Section Chief.
CRITERIA FOR EVALUATION
A two-stage procedure will be utilized in evaluating the applications received in accordance to the below criteria, with evaluation of the technical proposal being completed prior to any price proposal being compared. Submitted applications will be assessed using Cumulative Analysis Method. Technical proposals should attain a minimum of 50 points to qualify and to be considered:
Please submit separately a financial offer and a technical proposal:
a) Technical proposal (Maximum technical score: 70 points)
Overall Response: Maximum 10 points
Understanding of scope, objectives and completeness and coherence of response
Overall match between the ToR requirements and proposal
Proposed Methodology and Approach: Maximum 20 points
Quality of proposed approach/methodology
Quality of proposed Implementation Plan, i.e. how the consultant will undertake each task, and maintenance of project schedules;
Technical Capacity: Maximum 40 points
Range and depth of experience with similar assessments
Knowledge of the latest developments in the field of nutrition
Strong analytical skills and qualitative and/or quantitative statistical data processing applications
Excellent communication, report writing and presentation skills
b) Financial Proposal (Maximum Financial Score: 30 points)
The financial proposal should contain the following information:
Fee for services to be provided – based on the deliverables in the Terms of Reference
Wherever possible, indicate the itemized cost of the travel (air tickets etc.) and subsistence costs for your stay in the country.
The maximum number of points will be allotted to the lowest Financial Proposal that is evaluated and compared among those technical qualified candidates who have attained a minimum 50 points in the technical evaluation. Other Financial Proposals will receive points in inverse proportion to the lowest price
For every Child, you demonstrate…
UNICEF’s core values of Commitment, Diversity and Integrity and core competencies in Communication, Working with People and Drive for Results.
The competencies required for this post are….
View our competency framework at http://www.unicef.org/about/employ/files/UNICEF_Competencies.pdf
UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages all candidates, irrespective of gender, nationality, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of the organization.
UNICEF has a zero-tolerance policy on conduct that is incompatible with the aims and objectives of the United Nations and UNICEF, including sexual exploitation and abuse, sexual harassment, abuse of authority and discrimination. UNICEF also adheres to strict child safeguarding principles. All selected candidates will, therefore, undergo rigorous reference and background checks, and will be expected to adhere to these standards and principles.
Mobility is a condition of international professional employment with UNICEF and an underlying premise of the international civil service.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and advance to the next stage of the selection process.
Closing Date Tue Jul 16 2019 23:55:00 GMT+0100 (Afr. centrale Ouest)