Specialist for the Development of a French-language WASH in Schools Course (WCARO)

Dakar, , SN

Job Number: 502932 | Vacancy Link
Location: Reg Services Div (WCARO), Dakar
Work Type : Consultancy
 

If you are a committed, creative professional and are passionate about making a lasting difference for children, the world’s leading children’s rights organization would like to hear from you.

For 70 years, UNICEF has been working on the ground in 190 countries and territories to promote children’s survival, protection and development. The world’s largest provider of vaccines for developing countries, UNICEF supports child health and nutrition, good water and sanitation, quality basic education for all boys and girls, and the protection of children from violence, exploitation, and AIDS. UNICEF is funded entirely by the voluntary contributions of individuals, businesses, foundations and governments.

Assignment Tasks

The consultant will be expected to:

  • Provide technical input toward the update of the modules for the WinS training course (48 days):

 The consultant will develop an inception report outlining the approach to be used in the modification of the modules.

  1. Revise nine PowerPoint presentations, in French, of at least 40 slides each.
  2. Provide an accompanying write up of each module with :
    1. Objectives, summary and discussion points
    2. The consultant will be provided with a French version of the 2012 PowerPoints and word documents and will update them according to the themes listed in the table on the following page:
  • Coordinate with advisory group and academic partners to receive input on the materials for addition into the modules (23 days):
    1. The consultant will be responsible for attending weekly Skype calls with the WASH in Schools Specialist in WCARO to ensure that comments and inputs are incorporated into the final version of the slides and accompanying module write-up.
    2. The consultant will attend monthly calls with the advisory group comprised of staff from UNICEF HQ, UNICEF WCARO (Education, WASH and Gender) and the implementing partner Institut International d’Ingénierie de l’Eau et de l’Environnement (2iE).
    3. In addition, the consultant will be responsible for liaising with academic partners, who developed the original course in 2010, to determine appropriate evidence-based additions to the modules.

 Facilitation at the in-person course, in October 2017 (8 days):

 The consultant will be required to travel to Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, for 10 days, in October, 2017 to attend the training at the campus of the partner Institut International d’Ingénierie de l’Eau et de l’Environnement.

      1. Prior to the training, the consultant will be responsible for meeting with focal points from UNICEF and Institut International d’Ingénierie de l’Eau et de l’Environnement.
  • During the training, the consultant will be responsible for leading group discussions during each day of the training and for facilitating Q&A sessions as participants share the results of their respective assignments with the larger plenary group.
  • Following the course training, the consultant will be responsible for meeting with focal points from UNICEF and the partner institution (Institut International d’Ingénierie de l’Eau et de l’Environnement) to provide a debrief on the training.

 Provide support to groups developing case studies (23 days) :

 The consultant will be responsible for providing distance-support for at least two country groups in the development of their case studies and the implementation of the Tanahashi Model and bottleneck analysis.

    1. Consultant will also be responsible for providing feedback for case studies received from all participating country groups.
  • Course Documentation (18 days ):

 The consultant will develop a concept note for the course which shall include an outline of the training, content and objectives for each module as well as a description of the course assignment.

  1. The consultant will also be responsible for developing a final report for the course to summarize the lessons learned from the training (including an analysis of the diagnostic and evaluation surveys given to course participants) and provide recommendations for future rollouts of the course.

Expected Deliverables

 

Deliverables

March 2017

April 2017

May 2017

June 2017

July 2017

Aug 2017

Sept 2017

Oct 2017

Nov 2017

Dec 2017

Total

1

Technical Input

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Inception Report

1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1

 

Module 1 ( Introduction to WASH in Schools)

2

 

 

 

1

 

 

 

 

 

3

 

Module 2 ( Planning a WinS Program)

3

 

 

 

1

 

 

 

 

 

4

 

Module 3 ( How to Develop a Bottleneck Analysis)

4

 

 

 

1

 

 

 

 

 

5

 

Module 4 ( Behaviour Change)

 

3

 

 

 

1

 

 

 

 

4

 

Module 5 ( Child Friendly Schools & WASH Technologies)

 

 

4

 

 

1

 

 

 

 

5

 

Module 6 ( Menstrual Hygiene Management in Schools)

 

6

 

 

2

2

 

 

 

 

10

 

Module 7 ( Equity in WASH in Schools)

 

 

4

 

 

 

1

 

 

 

5

 

Module 8 ( WinS in Emergencies)

 

 

 

4

 

 

1

 

 

 

5

 

Module 9 ( Sustaining WASH in Schools Programs)

 

 

 

5

 

 

1

 

 

 

6

2

Coordination with UNICEF and Partners

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Weekly skype meetings with WASH Specialist and monthly with UNICEF/2iE Advisory Group

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

10

 

Liaise with academic partners (2iE and Emory University) on proper input for the modules

1

2

2

2

1

1

1

1

1

1

13

3

Facilitation of training

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Lead group discussions on WinS and MHM discussions during the training course and facilitate Q&A.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

5

 

 

5

 

Meeting with focal points and conduct a run-through of the course

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2

 

 

2

 

Lead a debriefing session after the course with UNICEF and 2iE

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1

 

 

1

4

Mentorship

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Distance support for groups who are developing case studies using the bottleneck analysis

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

7

8

8

23

5

Documentation

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Develop concept note for the course with module objectives and course outcomes

 

 

 

2

3

3

 

 

 

 

8

 

Develop final course report with lessons learned and recommendations for future rollouts

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

5

5

10

 

Total

12

12

11

14

10

9

5

17

15

15

120

 Qualifications of Successful Candidate

Specific competencies, qualifications and experience required of the contracted consultant:

 Education

  • Master in Public Health, in environmental engineering or a related field;

Years of relevant experience

  • At least five years of experience in public health issues in developing countries;
  • Experience with WASH in Schools and Menstrual Hygiene Management research or programming;
  • Must be fluent in French and English
  • Prior experience working in the West and Central Africa region is advantageous.

Competencies of Successful Candidate

 To view our competency framework, please click here

Please indicate your ability, availability and daily/monthly rate (in US$) to undertake the terms of reference above (including travel and daily subsistence allowance, if applicable).  Applications submitted without a daily/monthly rate will not be considered.

UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages qualified female and male candidates from all national, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of our organisation.

Opening Date 14 Feb 2017 GMT Standard Time
Closing Date 26 Feb 2017 GMT Standard Time


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