Subject Matter Expert: Infant and Family Centered Development Care and Post-discharge Care

  • Anywhere
Organization: Save the Children – US
Closing date: 2 Jun 2023


Moving Integrated, Quality Maternal, Newborn, Child Health and Family Planning and Reproductive Health (MNCH/FP/RH) Services to Scale MOMENTUM Country and Global Leadership is a five-year global project funded by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) to provide targeted MNCH/FP/RH technical and capacity development assistance (TCDA) to countries to facilitate countries’ journeys to sustainable development. MOMENTUM Country and Global Leadership also aims to contribute to global technical leadership and learning, and USAID’s policy dialogue for achievement of global MNCH/FP/RH goals through support to globally endorsed MNCH/FP/RH initiatives, strategies, frameworks, guidelines, and action plans.

Save the Children, on behalf of MOMENTUM Country and Global Leadership’s Nepal team, is seeking a subject matter expert consultant to support MOMENTUM Country and Global Leadership (MCGL) for the development of in-service training modules on Infant and Family Centered Developmental Care and Post-discharge care for SSNBs.


The objectives of this consultancy is to support the MCGL head quarter team (newborn team and lead module designer):

  • By sharing and contributing evidence-based, pragmatic technical content for the modules
  • By reviewing drafts of the modules to ensure correctness of technical content and practicality of application of knowledge, skills and behaviors that need to be taught to level II and level III providers
  • With support of the MCGL team in Nepal, pre-test the modules by conducting a training utilizing the draft modules as developed and by the book
  • Support MCGL head quarter team to incorporate feedback from the pre-test of the modules and finalize them as a global good


  • In-service facilitator and participant modules on Infant and Family Centered Development Care and Post-discharge care that complies with adult learning principles
  • Pre-test recommendations for finalizing the modules

Level of Effort

  • 20 days over June – September 2023, inclusive of a trip to Nepal during the pre-test of materials in August 2023


  • At least 15 years of experience working with infant and family-centered development care, and post-discharge care for Small and Sick Newborns.
  • Experience with curriculum writing, training of trainers, and development of materials to support learning including job-aids, reference tools, and decision-making guides.
  • Prior experience working on project and programs related to program design, development, and facilitation.
  • Familiarity working with global USAID-funded projects, including core-funded activities.
  • Excellent English oral and written communication skills.


Upon completion of hours worked, the consultant will provide a comprehensive handover note detailing the status of existing activities/projects.

How to apply

All candidates should send a cover letter describing their approach to completing the SOW and their relevant experience, a resume, a quote for the proposed work (including number of days, rate and all related expenses) to Daniel Sweeney ( no later than June 2, 2023.


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