Marie Stopes Nigeria (MSION) is a results-orientated Social Business, which uses modern management and marketing techniques to provide reproductive health care and allied services. MSION’s goal is to meet the needs of underserved Nigerians and dramatically improve access and use of a range of reproductive health services. MSION is part of Marie Stopes International’s Global Partnership which is in over 42 countries worldwide.
The post holder is required to demonstrate: initiative; energy; persistence; results orientation; drive; integrity and discretion; enthusiasm; and commitment to personal development to further MSI’s partnership mission of enabling individuals to have children by choice not chance.
Reporting to: Regional Manager (North East)
Skills and Experience
Family Health Plus (FH+) project is a 3-year intervention, implemented by a consortium comprising Marie Stopes International Organization Nigeria (MSION) as Prime, Marie Stopes International (MSI) and Palladium Group as partners. The project is funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID). It aims at strengthening the Nigerian health system by enhancing the competency of the providers to deliver quality voluntary family planning (FP) services especially long acting and reversible methods (LARCs), creating an enabling environment, awareness and demand for improving access to voluntary FP services. Project implementation states include: Benue, Cross River, Edo, Kano, Kaduna Nasarawa, Oyo, Ogun, Ondo, Plateau, Bayelsa, Delta, Gombe, Imo, Kogi, Katsina Lagos, Niger, Rivers, Taraba States. The project started in April 2014 and will end in March 2017.
The specific FH+ project result areas include:
Result 1: Strengthened capacity of healthcare providers and service delivery points to offer voluntary family planning services especially long acting revisable contraceptives.
Result 2: Improved policy, governance and community environment for family planning.
Result 3: Increased awareness of and demand for long acting methods.
Overall Objectives of the procurement of services
The overall objective of the consultancy is to produce a documentary that describes the processes, strategies, success stories, best practices, challenges, and lessons learned from the FH+ project. The documentary will constitute part of MSION’s knowledge management and would be useful in the design and implementation of similar interventions in Nigeria and beyond.
Scope of work
Information gathering approaches
The multi-media documentary will use qualitative tools and approaches such as key informant interviews, in-depth interviews, and case studies, and be conducted in five selected states. A desk review of project documents and reports will also be carried out.. The vendor is expected to meet and discuss with the following: Government of Nigeria (at the federal and state levels), USAID-Nigeria, FH+ project management team, field team and consortium partners, Master Trainers, State Level Trained Providers and voluntary FP service providers. The vendor will also talk to providers trained on the use of mobile DHIS2, members of state FP Advocacy working groups and other USAID implementing partners like Society for Family Health (SFH). Note that, consent of all discussants to be interviewed, video recorded or photographed must be obtained before the discussion sessions. The documentary will also comply with the FH+ Branding and Marking Plan.
The documentary will be at national, donor, organization and project levels.
The task will generate the following:
The consultancy is for 30 working days.
The work will be awarded to a Firm with Cognate experience in video documentary production; media digitizing/editting Manuscript writing for Health development
Experience working in Africa including Nigeria Reputable Website with published Health related stories
Interested firms should submit a maximum
of 8 pages proposal in PDF formats to MSION’s Procurement Department by Close of Business (COB) [indicate date]. The proposal should include:
Three samples and/or links to similar task successfully executed
CVs of key staff Detailed budget, including direct and indirect costs;
Interested candidates should apply by email with CV and suitability statement as a single attachment to firstname.lastname@example.org . MSION is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to achieving gender balance within the organization. Female candidates are encouraged to apply.
The subject of the email should be the POSITION TITLE/LOCATION and the CV/Suitability statement should be saved in the applicant’s full name. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.