Consultants for Family Planning Commodity Quantification and Guidelines Review – Rwanda

Terms of reference

1. Presentation of the CAP

PAC is an international non-profit organization that provides medical relief and training worldwide. PAC aims to provide emergency health care, specialized equipment, medical supplies and services. It also seeks to advance the education of healthcare professionals and the general public by providing refresher training, educational programs, conferences and publications.

PAC operates in different regions of Somalia including Banadir, Lower Shebelle, Lower Juba, Galgaduud, Nugaal and Bay. Currently, PAC is implementing the CEmONC program in three main hospitals in the capital Mogadishu; Banadir, Daynile and De Martino hospitals, in partnership with the Federal Ministry of Health and UNFPA. PAC also provides BEmONC services integrated with nutrition services in different districts including Afgoye and Kismayo.

2. Scope of work

Under the overall guidance of the HR/FP Community Project Manager and the Reproductive Health Commodity Security (RHCS) Coordinator, the International Quantification and Forecasting Consultant will be hired to lead the FP Commodity Quantification and Forecasting process and maternal life-saving drugs (MLS). S/he will build the capacity of program staff to carry out the Q&F process by facilitating a 5-day course, developing a user-friendly model for forecasting and quantification, and proposing quantification and forecasting estimates for Somalia.

3. Main tasks and responsibilities

  1. Document review for FP commodities, Interagency Reproductive Health Kit 3, and MLS drugs: consumption data, service utilization data, program reports, commodity requisition and procurement records, and targets in terms of products.
  2. Preparation of the initial consultancy report
  3. Prepare for quantification by collecting, organizing and analyzing available data
  4. Calculate the expected consumption for each product
  5. Facilitate a forecasting and quantification course for core staff
  6. Reconcile forecasts to produce final estimates
  7. Develop a final consultation report

4. Expected start and end dates: 01/11/2022 – 24 November 2022

Expected results/deliverables

Reports expected:

  1. start-up report,
  2. Quantification tool with user guide,
  3. training report,
  4. Final mission report including Q&F details for FP&MLS.

Training site

Kigali and Mogadishu

Training dates

November 14-18, 2022,

Qualification required

  • Masters degree in public health (MPH), medical statistics or epidemiology or equivalent degree from a recognized university/college or equivalent experience;
  • At least seven years of professional experience in the management of information systems in large organizations or at the national level,
  • Experience in Somalia or other conflict and post-conflict countries will be an added advantage;
  • Demonstrated experience in health product forecasting and quantification;
  • Strong knowledge and experience in program monitoring and evaluation in developing countries

How to register

For interested candidates, please send your CV and application to the Office of Human Resources via the following email: [email protected] before 5:00 p.m. on November 15, 2022 with the title Consultants for Family Planning Commodity Quantification and Guidelines Review. Applications that do not meet the requirements highlighted in this advertisement will not be considered.

To note: Only selected candidates will be contacted. Late applications will not be considered.

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