UNICEF Consultancy - Provide Technical Assistance - Design & Procurement Jobs in Uganda

UNICEF Consultancy - Provide Technical Assistance - Design & Procurement Jobs in Uganda

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  • Assess and follow up with stakeholders to ensure that site is ready before installation of the cold rooms (based on the protocol E01/CR-FR01-VP2.1) and propose an update of this protocol.
  • Propose the best design that will maximize storage space for each category of commodities (pharmaceutical, HIV/AIDS reagents, EPI, etc.)
  • Based on the building set up and information gathered from stakeholders (mainly MoH/NMS), propose a volume configuration for the cold rooms and provide recommendations thereof.
  • In consultation with all stakeholders, identify the optimal service requirement for the installation of large size cold rooms and prepare a generic TOR for provision of services such as temperature mapping and installation services.
  • Considering points a,b,c above, engage with all stakeholders to draft technical specifications and requirements specific to the cold rooms to ensure completeness and appropriateness, and provide these as inputs to the NMS Contract Administrator for the warehouse construction project.
  • Review the final documents produced by the Contract Administrator to verify accurateness and completeness, and provide supplementing information when required
  • Advise CO on technical matters relating to the implementation of the installation of the large size cold rooms, clarify and improve specifications in case inadequacies are observed, detect possible gaps and propose substitute or alternative approaches as necessary.
  • Support technical aspects of the procurement process, including participation in the evaluation and award, if required by UNICEF SD
  • After procurement has been
    completed and equipment is received in country, support the Contract Administrator in the supervision of the cold room installation and ensure compliance with specifications and standards.
  • Periodically monitor risks in relation to project management and report on any actions taken
  • Prepare and issue weekly and/or monthly reports and full report upon final completion.
    Provide support in improving and conducting pre-commissioning tests according to WHO / PQS protocols
  • Provide assistance in developing SOPs for management of large size cold rooms. Provide expert advice on how the cold room is should be managed in the long term such as maintenance, taking in to consideration, government vs private capacity.


  • A work plan outlining all the specific activities to be conducted with objectives, outputs and timelines.
  • Detailed specifications, drawings and quantities for the large cold rooms
  • In coordination with stakeholders provide site readiness report before installation as per WHO/PQS/E001/CR-FR01-VP2.4.
  • Follow up installation qualification of the equipment
  • Select, install and configure the RTMD system in coordination with stakeholders.
  • Commissioning report, based on the guideline (WHO/PQS/E001/CR-FR01-VP2.4)
    Temperature mapping report, based on the guideline (WHO/PQS/E001/CR-FR01-VP2.4)
    Draft certificates to substantiate the completion of the installation contract
  • Risk analysis report shared and handed over with stakeholders
  • Weekly and/or monthly reports and project completion report
  • To provide capacity building for capacitate equipment users on cold chain equipment use and maintenance; Training of in-house/local repair technician(s) on periodic preventive maintenance checks and diagnostic and repair procedures
  • Produce and handover to end users training materials and SOPs for maintenance and management of large cold rooms.

    How to Apply

    Interested and qualified candidates should apply online by 29th August, 2019

    For more information and job application details, see; UNICEF Consultancy - Provide Technical Assistance - Design & Procurement Jobs in Uganda

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