Medecins du Monde Activities of the Kenya Harm Reduction Program - Consultant to Document Jobs in Kenya

Medecins du Monde Activities of the Kenya Harm Reduction Program - Consultant to Document Jobs in Kenya


Oobjectives and Scope of the Consultancy

  • MdM is looking for a consultant to ensure the completion of all pending program activities of the Kenya harm reduction project after the close of the mission in the end of July 2020.

    The consultant will be expected to do the following:

    Conduct and disseminate the end term evaluation of the integration of harm reduction services at Westland health centre (as per the End term evaluation specific ToR)

  • This will include the preparation, field work (data collection and analysis) and writing up of a report as well as the organization of 2 major dissemination sessions to county and subcounty HMT. These meetings will target a total of 40 participants (20 sub-county and 20 county).

    Finalize and disseminate the integration handbook

  • As part of its tasks, the consultant will finalize the integration handbook that has been started by MdM team before the closure of the mission. Finalization will require organizing 2 review meetings as well as editing, formatting, and printing. The handbook will have to be validated by MdM before dissemination. The dissemination of the handbook will be organized through 2 sessions to key stakeholders: County KP Technical working group and National KP technical working group. The target is to ride on national technical working group to disseminate to all partners and MoH.

    Reinforce the integration of harm reduction services in public health centres

    This will consist in:

  • Maintaining support and follow-up of the integration of harm reduction services at Westland health centre through participation to meetings (MdM can participate but no more funding for follow-up meetings).

  • Technically supporting Starehe sub-county in setting up integration of harm reduction services in 2 public health facilities (Casino and Lagos road).
    Support CMEs and OJT for health care workers in Lagos road dispensary and Casino Health centre

    Supervise the development and organize the dissemination of a documentary work on MdM’s Kenya harm reduction project

  • As MdM’s harm reduction project is planned to close by July 2020, a capitalisation video of the project will be done to present this pilots project (focusing on the pilot hepatitis treatment of the program and the integration project). The consultant will be in charge of supervising the development of the work and organize the dissemination through distributing copies to stakeholders (no major dissemination plan). This documentary work will have to be in line with MdM brand identity, existing MdM video work, and will have to be validated by MdM before dissemination.

    Representation of MdM

  • The consultant will represent MdM in stakeholder forums and meetings that will be agreed with the General Coordinator. Also, the consultant will participate, on behalf of MdM, in the Global Fund grant proposal writing that started on June and that will be finalized by end of August.

    Monitoring and reporting and other duties

  • The consultant will ensure regular monitoring/surveillance of the harm reduction situation in Kenya and will be in charge of donor reporting on needs basis, including the WHO and AFD final reports.

    Assist with potential administrative tasks linked to the closure of the mission

  • The consultant will assist the Regional General Coordinator with the administrative tasks linked to the closure of the mission that might be pending post-July 2020. All the activities realized under the
    scope of this responsibility will be firstly officially approved by the General Coordinator.

  • This list of task remains subject to change. Any amendment will be discussed with the consultant beforehand and will be set out in a written agreement.

    Duration and Schedule

  • The consultancy should be conducted between 01/08/2020 and 31/12/2020.

  • Any amendment to the duration of this agreement and to the number of consultancy days must be set out in a written agreement.

    Organization of the Work

    Equipment

  • MdM will provide the consultant with a laptop.

    Security

  • The consultant must respect the MdM project rules governing life and security which are in force in Kenya. In addition, the consultant shall respect the cultural environment of the MdM project when carrying out the field project. The consultant must also respect all the security measures put in place by the Kenyan Government and MdM regarding the COVID-19 outbreak.

    Situation and Planning Reports

  • The consultant assesses the planning and management of case files for which he/she is responsible. She/He is not required to report her/his working hours but must arrange her/his meetings with anyone she/he deems useful for the fulfilment of the project entrusted to him, in line with the projects of MdM.

  • The consultant will organize a weekly coordination meeting with MdM to provide needs and updates on the progress made.

  • At the end of each month of the consultancy, the consultant will provide MdM with a succinct situation report of the progress made along with the activities planned for the next month, as per the template provided by MdM.

    Expected Deliverables

    Deliverables

  • 1 end-term evaluation report

  • 1 integration handbook (using the models of Vietnam and Georgia handbooks, following MdM brand identity for the formatting)

  • 1 capitalization video

  • Donor reports

  • 1 end of consultancy report / Final report

  • Global Fund grant proposal

  • Monthly situation and planning reports

  • Monthly fund requests and accounting of funds received

    Profile Sougt

    We require the following from the candidate research consultancy firms or individual consultants.

  • The potential consultant should have an overall understanding of MDM Kenya Harm Reduction program, Kenya health sector policies and systems, and Harm Reduction strategies and policies in Kenya.

  • He/she should have a demonstrated experience in implementation of a Harm reduction program in Kenya, experience with MDM is a plus.

  • He/she should have proven expertise in monitoring and evaluation of health projects/programs at Sub-county, county or national levels particularly those focusing on Key population programming and specifically for People Who Use drugs.

  • The suitable candidate should possess postgraduate training in public health, social sciences or related disciplines.

    Application Pack

  • CV of Consultant

  • Technical proposal, indicating the planned actions, such as:

  • Meetings and workshops planned

  • Institutions and participants involved in the meetings and workshops

  • Tentative calendar

  • Financial proposal

    How to Apply

  • All proposals should be sent to the following email addresses:

  • Genco.tanken@medecinsdumonde.net and cc logoff.nairobi.kenya@medecinsdumonde.net

  • Deadline for submission of proposals: July 3rd, 2020


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