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  • Catholic Relief Services (CRS) is an International non-governmental organization supporting relief and development work in over 99 countries around the world. CRS programs assist persons based on need, regardless of creed, ethnicity or nationality. CRS works through local church and non-church partners to implement its programs, therefore, strengthening and building the capacity of these partner organizations is fundamental to programs in every country in which CRS operates. CRS re-established presence in Nigeria in 2000 and currently focuses on agriculture, health and emergency programming.

    Grants Intern

     

    Reports To: Grants Officer
    Program: Feed the Future Nigeria Livelihoods Project
    Duration: Three to Four Months

    Job Summary:
    The candidate will deliver quality supports in the role, applying clearly defined accounting and financial reporting processes, procedures and service standards needed in the day to day grants management responsibilities.

    Specific Responsibilities:

    • Ensure proper filing and archiving of all project financial documents;
    • Field Trips to monitor partners’ activities
    • Ensure proper filing of all donor and sub recipient agreements both on hard files and soft copy; Arrange and properly file all backup copies of sub recipient payment vouchers and GJs
    • Assist in the reporting Sub-Agreement commitments to be recorded in CRS accounting system.
    • Assist in reviewing and processing the issuance of project advances in accordance with CRS and Donor Policies and Procedures.
    • Support in ensuring Project Holder advances are liquidated on timely manner and they are within allotted liquidation timeframe as per CRS policy.
    • Support in verifying sub-recipients financial reports and associated support documentations and recommend for liquidation and/or reimbursement in accordance with Donor, CRS policies and procedures and Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).
    • Report any fraudulent activities, observed as part of the review to the Unit Head immediately.
    • Support in ensuring Sub-recipients advances are liquidated on timely manner and they are within allotted liquidation timeframe as per CRS policy.
    • Support in providing onsite training to sub-recipient’s finance staff when required.
    • Travel to the field, to visit sub-recipient when required.
    • Support in ensuring that Project’s files both in hard and electronic copies are up to date.
    • Support in the assessments of all sub-recipients using HQ Finance’s checklists to have a stratification of the sub-recipients for Country Program.
    • Support in assisting the sub-recipients in preparing a Corrective Action Plan within sixty calendar days of the assessment or monitoring visit that addresses each of the identified weaknesses in any of the ten assessed areas scored below 75%.

    Background, Experience & Requirements:

    Education and Experience

    • HND / BSc in Accounting, Finance or Economics
    • Minimum of one year experience with an audit firm is an added advantage.
    • Professional qualifications in Accounting, Finance, Economics, or Business Administration a plus.
    • Experience using MS Office packages, Excel and Word. Hands-on experience with data entry into online database and forms.
    • Fluency in Hausa Language is an added advantage
    • Being Sokoto based is an added advantage

    Personal Skills

    • Excellent organizational skills with great attention to detail
    • Ethical conduct in accordance with recognized professional and organizational codes of ethics
    • Proactive, resourceful, solutions oriented and results-oriented. Able to meet deadlines.
    • Strong customer service ethics and abilities.  Ability to work collaboratively.

    Agency Wide Competences (For all CRS Staff):

    These are rooted in the mission, values, and guiding principles of CRS and used by each staff member to fulfil his or her responsibilities and achieve the desired results.

    • Serves with Integrity
    • Models Stewardship
    • Cultivates Constructive Relationships
    • Promotes Learning

    Interested candidates should send an Expression of Interest with a detailed 3-page resume in a single file word document   Candidates should indicate in the subject of their application mail, the title of the position and the reference code. Applications for this position must be submitted on or before 5pm January 16, 2018. Applications received later than the deadline will be disqualified.

    Equal Opportunity:

    “CRS is an equal –opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, etc. Qualified women are strongly encouraged to apply.

    Statement of Commitment to Protection:

    ‘’CRS’ recruitment and selection procedures reflect our commitment to protecting children and vulnerable adults from abuse and exploitation.

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    Technical Workstream Consultant

     

    Details:

    Short Term Consultancy for Technical Work stream as a member of the State Support Team (SST) for 2018-2019 Global Fund supported LLIN mass campaign in 7 states – Ogun, Jigawa, Katsina, Gombe, Kano, Kaduna and Niger.

    Terms of Reference

    This Terms of Reference (TOR) provides the description and work to be done during the implementation of long lasting insecticidal net (LLIN) mass campaign across 6 states in Nigeria.

    Summary and Purpose of the Consultancy

    The State Support Team (SST) structure was established to support states with the planning and implementation of the LLIN distribution activities. The SST play a critical function for the initial mass distribution campaigns, a role focused on planning, facilitation, capacity-building, monitoring, data management and reporting during the replacement campaigns. The SST will support a broadened state structure for the replacement campaigns.  Each SST is composed of work streams - technical, logistics and demand creation.

    The purpose of this consultancy is to serve as a member of the state support team (SST) and provide state-level technical assistance and oversight on technical-related activities for the successful coordination of the 2018 and 2019 long lasting insecticide treated nets (LLIN) replacement mass campaigns. S/he will provide training, accompaniment and technical support to the State Ministries of Health in one or more mass campaign states listed above

    Objective of the Consultancy
    The overall objective of this consultancy is to support CRS in the implementation of the 2017 LLIN mass campaign distribution across 7 states by providing technical assistance and oversight on activities to State Malaria Elimination Programmes.

    Main Tasks/Deliverables

    • Develop state campaign training plans, facilitate trainings and collate training reports.
    • Coordinate in-process monitoring during household mobilization and LLIN distribution, and support state implementation teams to analyze data for presentation at daily review meetings.
    • Support and coordinate the sharing and distribution of LLIN campaign materials to LGAs.
    • Coordinate daily review meetings and ensure timely resolution of bottlenecks.
    • Support management and collation of data from household mobilization to feed into final pre-positioning plan.
    • Collate data from LLIN distribution to ensure timely reconciliation and reverse logistics planning.
    • Work with data manager to input data from activities into the state summary.
    • Support planning for end process evaluation.
    • Train and oversee work of independent monitors.
    • Participate in planning for post-campaign LLIN coverage and use survey (as applicable).

    Specific Deliverables

    • Develop training plans for all trainings
    • Prepare weekly activity report and share with your workstream advisor for review and further actions
    • Prepare detailed trip reports at the end of each trip to the campaign states which should include detailed follow-up steps to be submitted within 2days of return from the State.
    • Prepare and submit detailed microplanning and LLIN campaign report 2day after an activity.
    • Submit detailed activity report clearly highlighting your specific tasks/role during the activity at least 7days after completion of the activity.

    Schedule of Deliverables
    The work will be completed over a period of 2weeks for microplanning and 50 days for LLIN campaign implementation per State campaign implementation schedule between February 2018 and December 2019.

    Management Arrangements and Follow-up
    The Global Fund Malaria project unit will provide overall supervision and management of the consultancy. Focal contact person on this consultancy shall be the Senior Manager Vector Control.

    Key Working Relationships/Organizations

    Internal: Logistics, Technical and Demand Creation work stream Advisors, Global Fund Malaria Program Team, Deputy Country Representative, Country Representative, Operations Manager, Finance, Procurement and Administration Staff, Regional and Senior Technical Advisors, Deputy Regional Directors for Program Quality and Management Quality.

    External: State Ministries of Health (SMOH), National Malaria Elimination Program (NMEP) within the Federal Ministry of Health (FMoH), technical and financial Partners, partner health facilities, Local Fund Agent (LFA), Global Fund Country Team, Chemonics, relevant Third-party logistics agents.

    Time and Level of Effort
    This activity is expected to take place within a period of not more than 70 days per State Campaign implementation schedule, between February 2018 and December 31, 2019. The deliverables are expected to be timely and reports should be submitted no later than 7 days after the completed state campaigns.

    Location of the Consultancy
    The consultancy will take place in any of the campaign states listed above.

    Payment Schedule

    • A daily rate of N15,000 will be paid as consultancy fees. This will be paid upon completion of specific deliverables listed above and submission detailed activity report, consultant report and timesheet reviewed by your workstream advisor, then mass campaign officer and duly signed by the Senior Manager Vector Control.
    • All hotel accommodation and transportation required during the period of the consultancy will provided by CRS and per diems will be paid according to CRS’ policies.
    • Please note that CRS will deduct and remit to the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) a 5% withholding Tax from the total consultancy fees in accordance with the Nigerian Tax Law.

    Interested candidates should send their expression of interest (EOI) along with a detailed resume as attached MS word documents indicating your state of interest to tenders.ngr@crs.org . Completed applications should reach us before close of business, Monday, January 22, 2018. Only applicants who send in the required format will be considered and only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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    Demand Creation Workstream

     

    Details:
    Short Term Consultancy for Demand Creation Work stream as a member of the State Support Team (SST) for 2018-2019 Global Fund supported LLIN mass campaign in 7 states – Ogun, Jigawa, Katsina, Gombe, Kano, Kaduna and Niger.

    Terms of Reference
    This Terms of Reference (TOR) provides the description and work to be done during the implementation of long lasting insecticidal net (LLIN) mass campaign across 6 states in Nigeria.

    Summary and Purpose of the Consultancy
    The State Support Team (SST) structure was established to support states with the planning and implementation of the LLIN distribution activities. The SST play a critical function for the initial mass distribution campaigns, a role focused on planning, facilitation, capacity-building, monitoring, data management and reporting during the replacement campaigns. The SST will support a broadened state structure for the replacement campaigns.  Each SST is composed of work streams - technical, logistics and demand creation.

    The purpose of this consultancy is to serve as a member of the state support team (SST) and provide state-level technical assistance and oversight on demand creation-related activities for the successful coordination of the 2018 and 2019 long lasting insecticide treated nets (LLIN) replacement mass campaigns. S/he will provide training, accompaniment and technical support to the State Ministries of Health in one or more mass campaign states listed above
    Objective of the Consultancy

    The overall objective of this consultancy is to support CRS in the implementation of the 2017 LLIN mass campaign distribution across 7 states by providing technical assistance and oversight on Demand creation related activities to State Malaria Elimination Programmes.

    Main Tasks/Deliverables

    • Support the adaptation and pre-testing of demand creation materials to align to state context.
    • Support planning and budgeting for post-campaign activities focused on LLIN hanging and use based on existing data and mapping of resources for behaviour change communication (BCC) in the state.
    • Support state with development of advocacy and media kits and engagement of media
    • Facilitate and/or monitor training for personnel at all levels for demand creation activities (state, LGA and ward personnel).
    • Support identification of influencers and stakeholders for involvement in demand creation activities (e.g. state net ambassador).
    • Promote advocacy and engagement at all levels (community, ward, LGA, state).
    • participate in-process monitoring during household mobilization and LLIN distribution, and support state implementation teams to analyze data for presentation at daily review meetings.
    • Monitor community mobilization activities and airing of pre, during and post campaign radio jingles.
    • Participate in state and LGA flag off ceremonies.
    • Participate in media chats with journalists

    Specific Deliverables

    • Prepare adapted demand creation materials within 2days from the end of each micro plan process.
    • Prepare and share advocacy plan with state and SST technical workstream consultant for consolidation with activity report.
    • Provide weekly update to the technical workstream consultant to collate as weekly update from the campaign state
    • Prepare demand creation report during the LLIN campaign and submit to the team lead at the end of the exercise in a state
    • Prepare and submit detailed demand creation specific microplanning and LLIN campaign report to technical workstream consultant for consolidation and onward submission.
    • Submit detailed consultancy report clearly highlighting your specific tasks/role during the activity at least 7days after completion of the activity.

    Schedule of Deliverables
    The work will be completed over a period of 2weeks for microplanning and 50 days for LLIN campaign implementation per State campaign implementation schedule between February 2018 and December 2019.

    Management Arrangements and Follow-up
    The Global Fund Malaria project unit will provide overall supervision and management of the consultancy. Focal contact person on this consultancy shall be the Senior Manager Vector Control.

    Key Working Relationships/Organizations

    Internal: Logistics, Technical and Demand Creation work stream Advisors, Global Fund Malaria Program Team, Deputy Country Representative, Country Representative, Operations Manager, Finance, Procurement and Administration Staff, Regional and Senior Technical Advisors, Deputy Regional Directors for Program Quality and Management Quality.

    External: State Ministries of Health (SMOH), National Malaria Elimination Program (NMEP) within the Federal Ministry of Health (FMoH), technical and financial Partners, partner health facilities, Local Fund Agent (LFA), Global Fund Country Team, Chemonics, relevant Third-party logistics agents.

    Time and Level of Effort
    This activity is expected to take place within a period of not more than 70 days per State Campaign implementation schedule, between February 2018 and December 31, 2019. The deliverables are expected to be timely and reports should be submitted no later than 7 days after the completed state campaigns.

    Location of the Consultancy
    The consultancy will take place in any of the campaign states listed above.

    Payment Schedule

    • A daily rate of N15,000 will be paid as consultancy fees. This will be paid upon completion of specific deliverables listed above and submission detailed activity report, consultant report and timesheet reviewed by your workstream advisor, then mass campaign officer and duly signed by the Senior Manager Vector Control.
    • All hotel accommodation and transportation required during the period of the consultancy will provided by CRS and per diems will be paid according to CRS’ policies.
    • Please note that CRS will deduct and remit to the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) a 5% withholding Tax from the total consultancy fees in accordance with the Nigerian Tax Law.

    Method of Application
    Interested candidates should send their expression of interest (EOI) along with a detailed resume as attached MS word documents indicating your state of interest to tenders.ngr@crs.org . Completed applications should reach us before close of business, Monday, January 22, 2018. Only applicants who send in the required format will be considered and only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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    Deputy Country Representative - Emergency Response and Recovery

     

    Band:                                    F-2

    Department:                      Emergency/ Nigeria

    Reports To:                        Country Representative

    Location:                             Maiduguri, Nigeria

    Job Summary:

    The DCR/Emergency Response and Recovery (ER&R) is based in Maiduguri, in northeast Nigeria and is responsible for the overall supervision and management of CRS Emergency Response and Recovery operations in the country, particularly in northeast Nigeria. Additionally, while leading CRS’ humanitarian commitment in Nigeria, the DCR/ER&R will oversee all operations functions (HR, Finances, Security, Supply Chain Management) of CRS’ office in northeast Nigeria. In close cooperation with the DCR/Health and DCR/Agricultural Livelihoods, he/she will encourage the harmonization of CRS’ development and humanitarian assistance programs and operations across the northeast for high-quality performance as per Agency Strategy (Signature Program Areas (SPAs), Core Competencies, High Performance Culture), while coordinating effectively with CRS staff and programs/operations in Abuja and elsewhere in the country to ensure integration, learning and leveraging of results.

    As a member of CRS’ Leadership Team in Nigeria, the DCR/ER&R will participate in key decision-making processes and in the strategic management of the Country Program. With the Country Representative (CR) and the three other Abuja based DCRs, the DCR/ER&R will be current and forward thinking on issues concerning CRS’ operations and program activities in Nigeria and will work closely with managers and project staff to ensure a cohesive and common vision in the effective implementation of operations and program strategy in the country program.

    Job Responsibilities:

    • Ensure that CRS program and operations staff align with Project Management Standards and comply with agency MEAL standards.
    • Work with PQ Unit and community of practice leaders to develop and/or adapt PQ standards and ensure compliance through project staff.
    • Identify most appropriate systems for ensuring that staff are assigned program quality roles, receive appropriate capacity strengthening, and are accountable to program quality and project management standards as part of performance management.
    • Support the design and development of communities of practice in key technical areas as well as MEAL and partnership. Ensure quality leadership and drive substantive outcomes in cross-learning, technical standards, innovation, technical assistance to programs and program design. Oversee the implementation of the country program partnership strategy – ensuring strategic partnerships are developed, and effective institutional capacity assessment and strengthening support provided with appropriate application of partnership concepts, tools and approaches.
    • Ensure that all programs are gender-responsive and where possible gender transformative, and support the country program leadership in gender mainstreaming across programs and operations.
    • Liaise with the Business Development Manager to coordinate high quality program design that reflects the strengths and experiences from existing programs and incorporates project quality and management standards and MEAL methods appropriate to scope, context and technical requirements of projects.
    • Liaise with Operations units to ensure seamless coordination between programming and operations and that operations staff uphold program quality principles where relevant.
    • Develop clear communication protocols for efficient coordination with Deputy Country Representatives (DCRs) and senior program staff.
    • Ensure coordination of technical assistance across SPAs from both in-country and regional/HQ staff.
    • Lead annual planning of resources required for the program quality unit and oversee efficient management of resources.
    • Lead periodic meetings with DCRs and senior program staff to guide high level program quality agenda of the country program.
    • Lead internal program quality assessments to measure compliance and outcomes.
    • Effectively manage talent and supervise members of the PQ unit. Manage team dynamics and staff well-being. Provide coaching, strategically tailor individual development plans, and complete performance assessment for direct reports.

    Qualifications and Skills:

    • Master’s degree in international development, non-profit management or related fields strongly preferred or equivalent experience.
    • Seven years of field-based experience managing staff and programs, particularly in complex emergency and insecure environments program portfolio.
    • Significant experience in general CP and emergency operations including security management.
    • Demonstrated commitment to gender sensitive programming and operations.
    • Ability to manage diversity and commitment to embracing diversity.
    • Thorough knowledge of CRS management and program principles.
    • Working knowledge of Church and Caritas structures a plus.
    • Demonstrated qualities of leadership, sensitivity to cultural setting, communication skills, commitment, and sound judgment.
    • Effective planning and organization skills.
    • Ability and willingness to travel frequently to project offices.
    • Fluency in written and spoken English, with added Hausa and/or Kanuri an advantage.

    How to apply:
    Interested candidates should download the CRS Application Form using this link https://goo.gl/tCN6aY and send with a detailed 3-page resume both in a single file document to vacancies.ne.nigeria@crs.org. Completed applications should reach us before 5pm, Thursday January 25, 2018.

    Applications sent in the required format will be considered and only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

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    Facilitator for GAVI CSO Meeting

     

    Terms of Reference for a Consultant to Facilitate the Plenary Meeting of the GAVI CSO Constituency Platform

    Purpose:
    Engage a facilitating consultant for the GAVI CSO constituency project

    Terms of Reference: 
    Facilitate the plenary meeting of the Gavi CSO Constituency project in preparation for its full registration with CAC.

    Background:

    Health programming for CRS in Nigeria has undergone significant growth over the past 2 years and currently includes projects in the areas of malaria, HIV, childhood tuberculosis, polio eradication, nutrition, WASH and health systems strengthening.

     The GAVI Civil Society Constituency (GAVI CSO) the support of the GAVI Alliance, is working in over 20 countries to strengthen Civil Society participation in Immunization and Health-System Strengthening (HSS) as part of the GAVI Business Plan. The project is created responds to the needs and priorities of Ministries of Health, CSOs, and in-country partners supporting the Expanded Program on Immunization-- is managed on the Constituency’s behalf by Catholic Relief Services (CRS).

     The objectives of the GAVI CSO HSS project are four-fold:
    Establish a functional Civil Society platform to engage in immunization and health system strengthening processes;

    Strengthen the capacity of these country-level CSO platforms to engage in discussions around HSS activities for immunization;

    Ensure that target country governments and development partners recognize and engage with established CSO platforms; and

    Empower country-level CSO platforms to link communities with immunization and health systems.

    In each of the project countries, the local CRS office creates an enabling environment for the Lead CSO to coordinate a functional civil society platform capable of engaging in immunization and health system strengthening discussions and processes. Platforms can influence and engage with country governments and development partners, ultimately linking communities with immunization and health systems. Ideally, these country CSO platforms will also be key partners in implementing the Global GAVI plan.

    The Nigeria Gavi CSO platform, which is referred to as the Civil Society Platform on Health (CSPH) was established in 2013 to sub serve the above function.  The hosting organization/facilitating organization is ACOMIN. The platform will be formalizing its constitution to effectively implement its desired role and register the platform following a plenary meeting with members.  To achieve this, CRS Nigeria CP wants to engage a facilitating consultant for the platform plenary meeting scheduled to take in February 2018.

    Deliverables:

    • Review CSPH draft constitution and gather input from relevant stakeholders in preparation for the plenary meeting.
    • Facilitate the plenary meeting including:
    • Compile and incorporate the of comments made on the constitution by the partners/stakeholders.
    • Facilitate the election and adoption of the Board of Trustees.
    • Coordinate the selection of the next hosting/facilitating organization from among platform members
    • Coordinate the election and adoption of the Platform Steering Committee.
    • Document the outcome of the plenary meeting
    • Produce a final report of activities, including recommendations
    • List of People/Organizations to meet for contact And Work With:
    • CRS Health Systems Strengthening (HSS) Unit.
    • Delegates of the Oversight & Advisory Group of the GAVI CSO Constituency Project.

    ACOMIN
    Members of the Civil Society Platform on Health (CSPH)

    Reporting:
    The consultant will report to the Program Manager – GAVI with support from the Head of Unit – HSS. Overall coordination and technical oversight of the consultancy will be provided by the Head of Unit - HSS. For all logistics arrangements and direct interactions with stakeholders and other partners, the consultant will be supported by the PM - GAVI.

    Logistics:
    The candidate will be expected to be domiciled in Abuja. Daily consultancy rate will be paid based on CRS official approved rate depending on experience and skill.

    Accommodation and per diem support will be provided to support the consultant during the duration of the plenary meeting.

    Competencies and Expertise:

    • Holds a Master’s degree in Law from a recognized university, and admission to the Bar.
    • Minimum of five (5) years of relevant experience in registering organizations with CAC.
    • Understands the dynamics of working with national & international Non - Government organizations.
    • Demonstrated capacity and experience in facilitating similar plenary meetings.
    • Understands the political & cultural dynamics of Nigeria and how it can affect NGOs requiring national support
    • Experience working with local & international NGOs and at the community level, will be an advantage.
    • Strong skills in preparation of legal documents including briefs.
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook
    • Professional proficiency in English oral and written communication skills; strong demonstrated writing skills required (reports, evaluations).
    • Must be personable, tactful, culturally sensitive, respectful, confidential and trustworthy.

    Timeline:
    This assignment is a 12-day assignment that will be completed between 29th January – 20th February 2018.

    Remuneration:
    Consultant will be paid the cumulative agreed daily rate at the end the exercise. Payment will be based on achievement of the set deliverables.

    How to Apply:
    Interested candidates should send their expression of interest (EOI) along with a detailed resume as a single MS word document attachment to: tenders.ngr@crs.org

    Completed applications should reach us on or before 5pm, Thursday 18th January 2018.  Only applications sent in the required format will be considered and only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

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    ICT4D Consultant

     

    Details:
    Short Term Consultancy for ICT4D Unit for ICT4D Consultant for the 2018-2019 Global Fund supported LLIN mass campaign in 7 states – Ogun, Jigawa, Katsina, Gombe, Kano, Kaduna and Niger.

    Terms of Reference
    This Terms of Reference (TOR) provides the description and work to be done during the implementation of Long Lasting Insecticidal Net (LLIN) Mass Campaign across 7 states in Nigeria.

    Project Background
    CRS has a long and rich history of collaboration with the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria (Global Fund). Since 2003, CRS has been awarded over $290 million in Global Fund resources to implement programs in 27 countries. In Nigeria, CRS is a sub-recipient (SR) on the Global Fund HIV and Malaria grants and has assume the role of principal recipient (PR) for the Global Fund Malaria grant starting January 2018. As PR, CRS will partner with the National Malaria Elimination Program (NMEP), various state governments, malaria partners and stakeholders to coordinate the 2018 and 2019 long lasting insecticidal treated nets (LLINs) mass campaigns in 7 states in Nigeria.  CRS will deploy ICT4D devices using the Cash and Asset Transfer Strategy for use during the mass campaigns

    Summary and Purpose of the Consultancy
    The ICT4D Unit is tasked with the responsibility of developing, planning and coordinating and implementing the use of Information Communication Technology in LLIN distribution in Nigeria. This involves the use of android mobile devices, fingerprint scanners, solar chargers and other peripherals to execute LLIN mass campaigns. The ICT4D Unit comprises the ICT4D Specialist who Leads the Team, ICT4D Officers who supports the Specialist, ICT4D Consultants who drive the ICT4D components and processes during the campaigns.

    Objective of the Consultancy

    • To provide technical support to all campaign implementers on the use of all ICT4D tools required.
    • To ensure effective knowledge dissemination on the use of the Cash and Asset Transfer Strategy through trainings of LLIN mass campaign implementers in selected LLIN Mass Campaign States. 
    • To monitor the use of digital android devices, fingerprint scanners, and Net card tracking system to carryout household/beneficiary registration, Net card and LLIN distribution at the various designated locations.

    Main Tasks/Deliverables

    Technical Support

    • Provide tier 1 level real time support on android devices during trainings and activities on request using the help button on the RR android app.
    • Ensure resolution and closure of all LLIN Mass campaign issues reported using RedMine and other support and communication application.
    • Interpret GIS Data to ward supervisors and monitors to ensure 100% universal coverage.
    • Conduct Biometric Time and Attendance Tracking of campaign personnel during trainings.
    • Tracking changes of campaign personnel and capturing of update on the CAT platform to ensure efficient printing and delivery of badges for training and activity authentication.
    • Provide monitoring and supervision guidance on Missed households or un-scanned Net Cards.
    • Provide daily coverage details from the CAT platform to inform monitors and ward supervisors on mobilization coverage rate and net card redemption rate during household mobilization and distribution activities.
    • Provide effective compliance with the CAT Strategy business processes.
    • To provide required technical guidance to ward supervisors, household mobilizers and distribution teams on the use of the android devices, solar chargers and the RR application.
    • Fraud detection of Net Card distribution and redemption using the real-time monitoring feature of the dashboard as per coverage area of assignment.
    • Data management – Daily identification of data discrepancies for resolution using RR Collect forms.
    • Ensure daily review of campaign processes from the CAT dashboard to LGA and State teams.

    Device Provision, Distribution and Inventory:

    • Ensure distribution of ICT4D tools to identified ward supervisors, Household mobilizers and distribution teams as per selection criteria.
    • Update device distribution inventory database upon distribution of devices to ward supervisors, Household mobilizers and distribution teams.
    • Ensure submission and signing of device security, safety and management document by ward supervisors, Household mobilizers and distribution teams before collection of ICT4D tools.
    • Ensure provisioning and delivery of Buffer Devices in a case of theft, loss or damage to ICT4D equipment assigned to campaign personnel for an activity.

    Training:
    To provide required training to Ward Supervisors, Household mobilizers and Distribution teams on the following:

    • Red Rose technology for LLIN Mass Campaign.
    • Data collection procedure for LLIN Mass Campaign.
    • Android Device Configuration and setup for LLIN Mass Campaign.
    • Setup and Configuration of Finger print scanners.
    • Device power management, safety and security.
    • Data Entry Dynamics.
    • Peer to peer and mobile data syncing.
    • Collecting geo coordinates and Location services.
    • Net distribution Net Card arithmetic and Net Card tracking.
    • Updating Net Card details.
    • Household marking co-relation with digital data.
    • Personnel information update form (P-3d)
    • Biometric Time and Attendance Tracking

    Schedule of Deliverables
    The work will be completed over a period of 2 weeks for microplanning and 50 days for LLIN campaign implementation per State campaign implementation schedule between February 2018 and December 2019.

    Management Arrangements and Follow-up
    The Global Fund Malaria project unit will provide overall supervision and management of the consultancy. Focal contact person on this consultancy shall be the ICT4D Specialist.

    Mode of Reporting
    The ICT4D Consultants will report to the ICT4D Officer in-charge of the state with support of the CRS Project Officer – Mass Campaign. Overall coordination and technical oversight will be provided by the CRS ICT4D Specialist.

    Key Working Relationship
    CRS ICT4D Officers, State Ministries of Health (SMoH) staff, LGA teams, Ward Supervisors, Household mobilizers, Distribution teams, CRS Global Fund Malaria Nigeria Program Team, National Malaria Elimination Program (NMEP) staff, Society for Family Health (SFH) staff, CRS ICT4D Specialist and RedRose Team.

    Time and Level of Effort
    The ICT4D Consultants will be trained for a 6 days period and afterwards selected participants will be deployed to designated State/LGA of assignment. This activity is expected to take place within LLIN mass Campaign implementation schedule for each state between February 2018 and December 31, 2019. The deliverables are expected to be timely and reports should be submitted no later than 7 days after the completed state campaigns.

    Location of the Consultancy
    The consultancy will take place in any of the campaign states listed above.

    Payment Schedule

    A daily rate of N15,000 will be paid as consultancy fees. This will be paid upon completion of specific deliverables listed above and submission detailed activity report, consultant report and timesheet reviewed by the ICT4D officer and duly signed by the ICT4D Specialist.

    All hotel accommodation and transportation required during the period of the consultancy will provided by CRS and per diems will be paid according to CRS’ policies.

    Please note that CRS will deduct and remit to the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) a 5% withholding Tax from the total consultancy fees in accordance with the Nigerian Tax Law.

    Method of Application
    Interested candidates should send their expression of interest (EOI) along with a detailed resume as attached MS word documents indicating your state of interest to tenders.ngr@crs.org  . Completed applications should reach us before close of business, Tuesday, January 23, 2018. Only applicants who send in the required format will be considered and only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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    Logistics Workstream Consultant

     

    Details:
    Short Term Consultancy for Logistics Work stream as a member of the State Support Team (SST) for 2018-2019 Global Fund supported LLIN mass campaign in 7 states – Ogun, Jigawa, Katsina, Gombe, Kano, Kaduna and Niger.

    Terms of Reference
    This Terms of Reference (TOR) provides the description and work to be done during the implementation of long lasting insecticidal net (LLIN) mass campaign across 6 states in Nigeria.

    Project Background

    CRS has a long and rich history of collaboration with the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria (Global Fund). Since 2003, CRS has been awarded over $290 million in Global Fund resources to implement programs in 27 countries. In Nigeria, CRS is a sub-recipient (SR) on the Global Fund HIV and the principal recipient (PR) for the Global Fund Malaria grant. As PR, CRS will partner with the National Malaria Elimination Program (NMEP), various state governments and malaria partners and stakeholders to coordinate the 2018 and 2019 long lasting insecticide treated nets (LLIN) mass campaigns in 7 states.  CRS will also oversee an SR and support a range of malaria treatment and prevention services at the state level.

    Summary and Purpose of the Consultancy
    The State Support Team (SST) structure was established to support states with the planning and implementation of the LLIN distribution activities. The SST play a critical function for the initial mass distribution campaigns, a role focused on planning, facilitation, capacity-building, monitoring, data management and reporting during the replacement campaigns. The SST will support a broadened state structure for the replacement campaigns.  Each SST is composed of work streams - technical, logistics and demand creation.

    The purpose of this consultancy is to serve as a member of the state support team (SST) and provide state-level technical assistance and oversight on logistics-related activities for the successful coordination of the 2018 and 2019 long lasting insecticide treated nets (LLIN) replacement mass campaigns. S/he will provide training, accompaniment and technical support to the State Ministries of Health in one or more mass campaign states listed above

    Objective of the Consultancy
    The overall objective of this consultancy is to support CRS in the implementation of the 2017 LLIN mass campaign distribution across 7 states by providing technical assistance and oversight on logistics related activities to State Malaria Elimination Programmes.

    Main Tasks/Deliverables

    • Facilitate and/or monitor training for personnel at all levels of the supply chain (state, LGA, ward, conveyor and distribution point teams).
    • Monitor the transport and storage of LLINs throughout the supply chain (state warehouse to LGA warehouse, and LGA warehouse to distribution point storage.)
    • Verify storage points, and LLINs in store, relative to both needs for campaign and waybill from delivery.
    • participate in-process monitoring during household mobilization and LLIN distribution, and support state implementation teams to analyze data for presentation at daily review meetings.
    • Track nets delivered, distributed and remaining on a daily basis.
    • Collate data from LLIN distribution to ensure timely reconciliation and implementation of reverse logistics

    Specific Deliverables

    • Prepare, update and share Logistics Plan of Action with other SST members and relevant units within CRS on weekly basis.
    • Provide weekly update to the technical workstream consultant to collate as weekly update from the campaign state
    • Prepare logistics report during the LLIN campaign and submit to the team lead at the end of the exercise in a state
    • Prepare and submit detailed logistics specific microplanning and LLIN campaign report to technical workstream consultant for consolidation and onward submission.
    • Submit detailed consultancy report clearly highlighting your specific tasks/role during the activity at least 7days after completion of the activity.

    Schedule of Deliverables
    The work will be completed over a period of 2weeks for microplanning and 50 days for LLIN campaign implementation per State campaign implementation schedule between February 2018 and December 2019.

    Management Arrangements and Follow-up
    The Global Fund Malaria project unit will provide overall supervision and management of the consultancy. Focal contact person on this consultancy shall be the Senior Manager Vector Control.

    Key Working Relationships/Organizations

    Internal: Logistics, Technical and Demand Creation work stream Advisors, Global Fund Malaria Program Team, Deputy Country Representative, Country Representative, Operations Manager, Finance, Procurement and Administration Staff, Regional and Senior Technical Advisors, Deputy Regional Directors for Program Quality and Management Quality.

    External: State Ministries of Health (SMOH), National Malaria Elimination Program (NMEP) within the Federal Ministry of Health (FMoH), technical and financial Partners, partner health facilities, Local Fund Agent (LFA), Global Fund Country Team, Chemonics, relevant Third-party logistics agents.

    Time and Level of Effort
    This activity is expected to take place within a period of not more than 70 days per State Campaign implementation schedule, between February 2018 and December 31, 2019. The deliverables are expected to be timely and reports should be submitted no later than 7 days after the completed state campaigns.

    Location of the Consultancy
    The consultancy will take place in any of the campaign states listed above.

    Payment Schedule
    A daily rate of N15,000 will be paid as consultancy fees. This will be paid upon completion of specific deliverables listed above and submission detailed activity report, consultant report and timesheet reviewed by your workstream advisor, then mass campaign officer and duly signed by the Senior Manager Vector Control.

    All hotel accommodation and transportation required during the period of the consultancy will provided by CRS and per diems will be paid according to CRS’ policies.

    Please note that CRS will deduct and remit to the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) a 5% withholding Tax from the total consultancy fees in accordance with the Nigerian Tax Law.

    Method of Application
    Interested candidates should send their expression of interest (EOI) along with a detailed resume as attached MS word documents indicating your state of interest to tenders.ngr@crs.org . Completed applications should reach us before close of business, Monday, January 22, 2018. Only applicants who send in the required format will be considered and only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

    Method of Application

    Use the email(s) below to apply.

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