FHI 360

Emergency Health and Nutrition Consultant

FHI 360

Job Description

  FHI 360 is harnessing its four decades of development experience to provide Humanitarian Assistance in crisis-affected countries. FHI 360’s Crisis Response Team (CRT) meets the urgent needs of people whose lives are jeopardized by conflict, disaster or displacement. FHI 360’s Crisis Response Team is looking to expand operations and technical programming in Cabo Delgado, Mozambique to respond to the current crisis. FHI 360 is responding to the conflict by intervening in the health, Nutrition, WASH, and protection sectors.

Scope of Work

In this particular context, the Crisis Response Team requires the services of a highly skilled Emergency Health and Nutrition Consultant to support HQ CRT by implementing a health and nutrition program during the initial start-up phase in Cabo Delgado, Mozambique. The Emergency Health Consultant will engage with cluster leads, government of Mozambique officials, health facility-based personnel and other NGO partners to discuss the pressing needs and challenges of the impacted area. The consultant will participate in start-up activities to help launch a fully integrated health, nutrition program. The consultant must also have a strong background in humanitarian programming and experience with rapid startups.

Specific Tasks and Responsibilities: · Implement health and nutrition sector activities, provide technical guidance on emergency activities and devise sector-specific response strategies · Assess municipal health infrastructure, service-provider capabilities, and service gaps · Attend Coordination meetings with local service providers, implementing partners and donors as well as attend regional health and Nutrition Cluster meetings · Work with operations staff to ensure health and nutrition commodities are procured, handled, and managed properly in accordance with FHI 360 protocols · Work with technical and management coordinators of FHI 360’s Crisis Response team in ensuring a successful start-up Deliverables: · Lead the start-up of health and nutrition related activities in the areas of intervention** · Implement programmatic strategy for the health and nutrition sector** Location of Work

Cabo Delgado, Mozambique Important Note: Applicant should research Covid-19 measures and the associated risks of this location before submitting an application. Travel

Level of Effort: 3 months with possible extension Period of Engagement: Mid-June to Mid-September 2021 Travel and accommodations are provided Timetable and Address for Submission

Applications must be prepared in English and delivered electronically by 14 June 2021, 11:59PM EDT. Please send by email to CrisisResponse@fhi360.org with subject line “Emergency Health and Nutrition Consultant – Crisis Response”.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. Qualifications

  • Master’s Degree with experience in primary health care and acute malnutrition response or related technical field experience required
  • At least 8 years of professional experience in designing, implementing, or supporting emergency health and nutrition programming
  • Experience establishing and leading successful startup operations/projects in Complex Emergencies situations
  • Significant background in managing public health initiatives is required
  • Experience leading technical assessments using methodologies such as SMART and SQUEAC; strong background in outcome Monitoring and Evaluation is preferred
  • Experience coordinating complex health and nutrition programs with wide variety of stakeholders; experience as cluster co-lead is desirable
  • Prior experience in a non-governmental organization (NGO), government agency or related industry experience
  • Sensitivity to cultural diversity and understanding of the political, contextual, and ethical issues in assigned area
  • Fluency in verbal and written English required, fluency in Portuguese is seen as an asset
Evaluation Criteria

Proposals will be evaluated in accordance with the following criteria:
  • Expertise in humanitarian health and nutrition programming, specifically first-phase response operations
  • Knowledge of public health and nutrition initiatives
  • Consultancy experience with similar organizations
Required Documentation

Proposals must include the following components:
  • Current CV
  • Cover letter (max one page) summarizing experience
  • Name and contract details of two professional references
  • Your consulting daily rate. Please note that rate should be all inclusive; no separate hazard pay or daily allowance will be provided.
FHI 360 Disclaimers

· FHI 360 may perform a background check on any selected Consultant candidates.

· FHI 360 may cancel the solicitation and not award · FHI 360 may reject any or all responses received · Issuance of the solicitation does not constitute an award commitment by FHI 360 · FHI 360 reserves the right to disqualify any offer based on failure of the offeror to follow solicitation instructions · FHI 360 will not compensate any offeror for responding to solicitation · FHI 360 reserves the right to issue award based on initial evaluation of offers without further discussion · FHI 360 may choose to award only part of the activities in the solicitation, or issue multiple awards based on the solicitation activities · FHI 360 reserves the right to waive minor proposal deficiencies that can be corrected prior to award determination to promote competition** · FHI 360’s supplier terms and conditions can be found here while our consultant terms and conditions can be found here Applications must be prepared in English and delivered electronically by 14 June 2021, 11:59PM EDT. Please send by email to CrisisResponse@fhi360.org with subject line “Emergency Health and Nutrition Consultant – Crisis Response”.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
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