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National Consultation for Supporting the Government of Cameroon to undertake a costing of its multisectoral nutrition implementation plan

Apply now Job no: 521326
Work type: Consultancy
Location: Cameroon
Categories: Nutrition

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 a national consultant to support an international consultant to estimate costs to carry out the national multisectoral implementation plan for nutrition. The support will range from the compilation of national documents, data collection, liaising in organizing contacts/meetings/workshops with various stakeholders, and to ensure the follow-up of actions after the international consultant leaves.

How can you make a difference?

Key work targets are summarized in the table below

Deliverables

Duration

 

Timeline

Schedule of payment

·       Detailed methodology for the consultancy

·       Compilation of national documents that will be used by the international consultant within the framework of the consultation.

1 month

31 March 2019

20%

·       Report on support provided to the inception workshop

·       Report on support provided to the brief report of the review of secondary data on nutrition costing in Cameroon

·       Report on support provided to the cost scoping document that confirms the details of actions to cost.

2 months

31 May 2019

30%

·       Report on support provided to the cost estimation analysis report

·       Final consultancy report.

2 months

31 July 2019

50%

To qualify as an advocate for every child you will have…

  • Education: Master’s degree in Nutrition, Economics, Statistics or any other relevant fields

     

  • Work experience:  Minimum 10 years of experience in relevant fields

     

  • Competencies:  Strong organizational skills and attention to detail; Strong analytical skills Sound judgement and initiative; Strong communication and writing skills

     

  • Languages: Fluency in French, with a good knowledge of English

Condition 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.  The national consultant is expected to liaise in organizing contacts/meetings/workshops with various stakeholders, and to ensure the follow-up of actions after the international consultant leaves.

 

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:

Evaluation criteria

Please submit separately a financial offer and a technical proposal:

 

a) Technical proposal (Maximum technical score: 70 points)

 

  1. Overall Response: Maximum 10 points                                              
  • Understanding of scope, objectives and completeness and coherence of response           
  • Overall match between the ToR requirements and proposal

 

  1. 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;

 

  1. 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.) if an international consultation, and subsistence costs for your stay in the country.

 

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.

 

Remarks:

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.

Advertised: W. Central Africa Standard Time
Applications close: W. Central Africa Standard Time

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