ToR: Consultancy: Train the Trainer Packages for Health and Non-Health Services Providers in the SADC Region

Save the Children International
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Opportunity closing date: 
Wednesday, 15 November, 2017
Opportunity type: 
Call for proposals

SRHR-HIV Knows No Borders Project

Terms of Reference Consultancy: Train the trainer Packages for Health and Non-Health Services Providers in the SADC Region

Background
The SRHR-HIV Knows no borders project that is implemented through a Consortium of three Partners, the International Organisation for Migration (IOM), Save the Children International (SCI) and University of the Witwatersrand School of Public Health (WSPH). The SRHR-HIV Knows No Borders Project (2016-2020), is a holistic Regional initiative which aims to improve sexual and reproductive health and HIV (SRH-HIV) related outcomes amongst migrants as well as non-migrant adolescents, young people, sex workers and others living in migration-affected communities in six countries in the Southern African Development Community (SADC) region including Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, South Africa, Swaziland and Zambia and forms as a critical platform to advocate for increased access to services and an enabling environment for the realization of the SRH and HIV rights for the   hard to reach populations (Migrants, Adolescents and Young people and sex workers) along major migration corridors in the SADC region.

  • Creating demand for SRHR-HIV services by a) Promoting access to sexual and reproductive health services such as family planning, HIV/STI prevention and treatment for migrants, adolescent and young people and sex workers, b) addressing harmful traditional and cultural practices, SGBV, sexuality, SRH Rights
  • Enhance the supply of responsive SRHR –HIV services by (a) building capacity of service providers and support them be more responsive to SRHR-HIV needs of migrants, AYP and Sex Workers (b) enhancing availability of services through collaboration and establishing strong referral  mechanisms among and between service providers
  • Create enabling local, national and regional environment by a) addressing physical, economic and social barriers to health b) establishing a cadre of SRHR-HIV and Migration advocates by build capacity of policy makers, influencers, academics on SRHR needs and rights of migrants, AYP and Sex Workers

The Wits School of Public Health will support implementation of the project by conducting a baseline study, develop measurement tools to track project results and, conduct mid-term and the end of project evaluation. The ultimate impact the project aims to contribute towards is: improved SRH and HIV related outcomes among the targeted populations in migration affected communities in the six SADC countries namely, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, South Africa, Swaziland and Zambia. The long term objective is: Migrants, adolescent and young people (AYP) and sex workers (SW) in migration affected communities in 6 countries have greater freedom of choice about their sexuality

 This overarching goal will be achieved through the following interdependent immediate outcomes:

  • Migrants, AYP and SWs have improved knowledge on SRHR-HIV in 6 countries in targeted migration affected communities
  • Migrants, AYPs and SWs in 6 countries in target migration affected communities have improved access to and increased use of integrated sexual and reproductive health-HIV services
  • Migrants, AYP and SWs SRH-HIV Rights and needs are institutionalized at local, national and regional levels

Provision of technical support and capacity development are crucial implementation strategies of the project. It is seen as an investment in the future sustainability of project results, which will both enhance our ability to improve the health outcomes of migrants, AYP and sex workers and also to ensure communities affected by migration have the capacity to develop, implement and manage SRHR-HIV initiatives. With regard to the 2nd project outcome, one of the preparatory activities for capacity development of service providers from health and non-health sectors is the development of sensitization materials and tools
 

Purpose of the Assignment
The purpose of the consultancy is to adapt sexual and reproductive health and rights including HIV, migration and capacity building materials , in order to develop an integrated SRHR trainers package for health and non-health service providers aimed at comprehensive SRHR services for specific beneficiaries, namely migrants, very young adolescents, youth and sex workers in migrant affected areas.

The training package should consist of:

  • A train the trainer package for health service providers.
  • A train the trainer package for health service providers.

Major Tasks to Be Accomplished
The process of development of an integrated training package will include the following key activities:

  • Develop a work plan/schedule for the consultancy
  • Analyze the capacity building training manual and handbook
  •  Analyze potential service gaps and search for Analyze potential gaps and search for or draft additional material if needed
  • Adapt the capacity building materials into a train the trainer program for health and non-health service providers
  • Present the draft health provider trainers package for feedback
  • Present the draft non-health provider trainers package for feedback
  • Amend the draft packages for trainers in line with feedback provided
  • Submit the packages for trainers for approval by the Capacity Building and Technical Support (CBTS) team
  • Train consortium members and implementing partners on the integrated training package

Deliverables

  • One draft health provider train the trainer package
  • One draft non-health provider train the trainer package
  • Final train the trainer package for health providers
  • Final train the trainer package for non-health providers
  • Build capacity for the consortium members on use of developed packages

Duration of Contract and Deadline for Submission of End-Product
It is estimated that the consultant will work 20/25 working days in November/December  2017
 

Activities Timeframe A Timeframe B
Analyze the capacity building materials 1 day 1 day
Analyze potential service gaps and search for Analyze potential gaps and search for or draft additional material if needed 5 days 6 days
Consolidate existing training material and handbooks applicable to the various target groups. 5 days 5 days
Present the draft manual for trainers and four handbooks for feedback 1 day 1 day
Conduct a Pilot Testing workshop 2 days 2 days
Amend and submit the manual for trainers and four handbooks for approval 2 days (with deadline of 21 October) 3 days with deadline of 30 October
Train consortium members and implementing partners on the integrated training package. 4 days 4 days
Total 19 days 22 days

 
Qualifications, Knowledge and Experience Required

  • Advanced university degree in Public Health, Sexual and Reproductive Health, International development Studies, Social Sciences or other relevant technical field.
  • Proven previous experience in developing training materials and in capacity building, preferably in the field of SRHR-HIV and/or Comprehensive Sexuality Education.
  • Proven knowledge on Migrant SRHR-HIV services, especially in the target countries, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, South Africa, Swaziland and Zambia.
  • Excellent analytical skills.
  • Previous experience in working with an international development agency is an asset;
  • Effective English writing and interpersonal communication skills.

Interested candidates / institutions should submit an Expression of Interest along with a proposal/application on how the bidder will undertake this assignment and proposed fees.
 
Structure of the Technical Proposal/Application: The Technical Proposal should include but not be limited to the following:

  • Detailed understanding of requirements
  • Detailed Methodology/Approach demonstrating how you meet requirements for this assignment
  • Budgeted Work plan (including a time line) showing the detailed sequence and timeline for each activity and deliverable
  • Dependencies and assumptions

Bidders are requested to back up their submissions by providing:

  • Evidence of previous experience in the past eight years in the form of contracts and/or references
  • Two samples of previous work undertaken
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Reference /Contact person details

For institutions / companies bidding: Details of the Proposed Team for the assignment must be submitted including the following information:

  • Title/Designation of each team member on the project
  • Updated CVs and profiles of each team member
  • Team members on each segment of the project and their specific roles in them

Expression of interest and proposals must be submitted to Pretoria.procurement@savethechildren.org  by 15 November2017.

Location: 
South Africa

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