Handicap International

Consultant (Compilation of Good Practices and Lessons Learnt - Wish2Action Project)

Handicap International

Job Description

1. Introduction

1.1 About Humanity & Inclusion

Humanity and Inclusion (formerly Handicap International) is an international non-governmental Organization founded in 1982 and currently located in more than 60 countries worldwide. Humanity & Inclusion is an independent and impartial aid organisation working in situations of poverty and exclusion, conflict and disaster. The organisation works alongside people with disabilities and vulnerable populations, taking action and bearing witness in order to respond to their essential needs, improve their living conditions and promote respect for their dignity and fundamental rights.

1.2 About Humanity & Inclusion in the country/region

The WISH2ACTION (Women’s Integrated Sexual Health) Consortium brings together six internationally recognised leading organizations in their field to deliver Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights services across all 16 countries. WISH2ACTION’s operational model – the WISH Cluster Model – is a comprehensive, integrated approach to delivering the four WISH outputs in order to ensure equitable access to Family Planning and sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR), prioritizing the most underserved women and girls, particularly youth under 20, the very poor, and marginalized populations (including people with disability, people displaced or affected by humanitarian crisis, and people living in hard-to-reach areas).

Within the WISH2ACTION Project, Humanity and Inclusion is implementing in six countries (Uganda, South Sudan, Ethiopia, Madagascar, Pakistan, Bangladesh and through Remote Technical Assistance to Afghanistan and Mozambique). The mandate of HI is to support in making SRHR services delivered to be more inclusive to persons with disabilities.

2. Context of the Assignment

One of the component of WISH2ACTION is for HI to develop and submit “global goods” to the global consortiums. Global goods are resources (documents, research pieces, study findings) coming from the WISH2ACTION implementation and shared with the consortium partners as well as other relevant actors at global level, in order to learn from the WISH2ACTION implementation and contribute to the knowledge on inclusive SRHR.

The “collection of lessons learnt and good practices” is part of the HI’s global goods.

The Collection of Good Practices and Lessons learnt will be useful in documenting learning on how to offer Disability Inclusive SRHR Services. The “Collection of Good Practices and lessons learnt” will form a rich body of knowledge that will inform future programming in the area of disability inclusiveness for all stakeholders involved in the provision of SRHR services. Selected practices of the good practice compendium will be used for the HI guideline on “SRHR for ALL”.

3. Objectives of the Assignment – Expected results

To come up with a well refined final compilation of Good practices and Lessons learnt in the area of disability inclusive SRHR based on experience from implementation of the WISH2ACTION Project.

3.1 Assignment Mode of work


The compilation will capture lessons learnt and good practices from 06 countries (Uganda, Bangladesh, Pakistan, Madagascar, Ethiopia and South Sudan). The assignment will be done remotely.


The WISH2ACTION Country Teams have been compiling Lessons Learnt and Good Practices which they shared with HI Coordination-team" id="link" class="link">Coordination Team for review. HI will share this collection with the Consultant who will; · Refine, edit and improve on the lessons learnt and good practices.

· Get back to the HI country teams for more information, clarification to improve on the lessons learnt and good practices’ quality.

· Consult consortium partners at country level if needed, in order to enrich the good practices.

· Learning Questions available to guide the documentation (see in appendices).

· Identify more lessons learnt and good practices and work with the country teams to improve on.

· Compile all the collected material into a booklet organised by Pillar, Theme and Topic.

· Work on the final appearance of the Compilation in terms of editing, proof reading, graphics, alignments, etc. (Final format to be agreed upon at inception phase) The Consultant in the Technical Proposal should indicate how they intend to carry out the assignment in addition to the propositions from HI. The consultant should also share sample copies of their work that are similar or related to this assignment 3.2 Expected deliverables

  1. Inception Report and format of final compilation.
  2. Draft Compilation of Good Practices and Lessons Learnt. (Existing Best Practices+ + Feedback from Partners).
  3. Final Compilation of Good Practices and Lessons Learnt. (with addition of new Best Practices and lessons + Feedback from Partners).
  4. Finalised Compilation of Good Practices and Lessons Learnt in word incorporating HI feedback.
  5. PowerPoint Presentation summarizing the most interesting best practices and lessons to be shared with external audiences.
All deliverables shall be submitted for approval to a steering committee for approval consisting of Humanity & inclusion technical experts.

4. Means – Selection criteria – Recruitment process

4.1 Expertise sought from the consultant(s)

Qualifications and experience Required

The composition of the team or individual is expected to be as follows: · The lead Consultant must have at least Master’s degree in any related field.

· Knowledge and proven experience of work in the field of learning and/or Knowledge Management (how to document knowledge and learnings, best ways to share knowledge and learnings to various audiences, etc.) · Record of Documentation of Lessons learnt and Good Practices from implementation of Projects.

· Experience in the area of Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights is an asset.

· Experience and knowledge in the area of Disability inclusion is an asset. Provide proof of work in similar work.

· Excellent interview, teamwork and communication skills and dissemination skills.

· Ability to write clear, concise reports and presentations in English. Provide copies of previous reports (could be reports, presentations, or any other way in which learnings can be spread) 4.2 Eligibility and mandatory documents for administrative review

Applicants shall provide as minimum requirements: · Curriculum vitae · Copy of diploma (Master’s degree) · Copy of identity document · Proper registration of the activity and any documents certifying the regularity of the activity · A cover letter · A technical proposal including clear timelines · A sample of previous work on documenting learning · A financial proposal 4.3 Documents review and technical criteria assessment / Shortlisting

Among applicants who fulfilled with mandatory requirements above, an assessment is based on following features: general profile, experience in documenting learning/knowledge management, proposed methodology/relevance of tools and quality of previous reports This first assessment will sort out a shortlist of applicants who will go through the next stage: interview assessment. ** 4.4 Interview of shortlisted applicants

The shortlisted applicants will be interviewed based on: means and planning, experience in documenting learning/knowledge management, proposed tools/methodology, soft skills (communication / English / writing / consortia) 4.5 Financial offer

· The Consultant shall submit a detailed financial proposal clearly outlining professional fees of the consultant(s) per day, number of days spent at each stage of the assignment, potential additional administrative or support cost where required. The consultant has to cover all assignment related costs (internet, soft wares, etc.). Note the assignment is remote based and the consultant will not be required to travel to any country.

· Prices shall be expressed exclusive of tax, VAT or others that may apply. VAT, if applied, and total amount inclusive of tax must be specified.

· As per regulation of URA (Ugandan Revenue Authority), the payment will be submitted to following withholding tax rates applicable on professional fee, VAT excluded: o Ugandan consultant: 6% o Non-Ugandan consultant: 15% Applications shall be sent to wish-tenders@hi.org before the 28th of March 2021, 23.59 East African Time zone, clearly mentioning in the subject of the email : “Compilation of good practices and lessons learnt”.

This dedicated email box shall only be opened after deadline submission to ensure confidentiality of the bids.

In case of any questions, or need for clarification, regarding Technical Aspects of the TOR or proceedings of the assignment, please write to: Catherine Lecrenier c.lecrenier@hi.org (WISH Project Manager - Humanity & Inclusion) and Julie BASQUE j.basque@hi.org (WISH Communication Specialist - Humanity & inclusion).

In case of any questions or need for clarification, regarding application procedure, or to receive the full annexes, please write to: Vincent Hirel v.hirel@hi.org (WISH Service contracts expert - Humanity & inclusion) Selection committees will be held between 29th of March and 9th of April 2021.

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