Technical and capacity building support to Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (ASRHR) Sub-Working Group of the Inter-Agency Working

  • Anywhere
Organization: Save the Children – US
Closing date: 17 Mar 2023

Period of Engagement

We anticipate the consultancy will take approximately 28 days over the period of five months from April 2023 to mid-August 2023.

Project Description/Background

Save the Children US is seeking a consultant for five months, between April to mid-August 2023. This role will provide partial coverage for maternity leave and will: 1. Co-lead technical assistance to and coordination of the IAWG ASRHR Sub-Working Group (SWG); and 2. Co-lead the development of the supplemental guide to the ASRH Toolkit for Humanitarian Settings for youth-led organizations. This role will be to provide coverage as the IAWG ASRHR SWG co-lead. This SWG is supported by two co-leads and two young person co-chairs.

Details of the services to be covered by the consultant include:

Co-lead technical assistance to and coordination of the IAWG ASRHR SWG (25%)

a.Co-lead monthly IAWG ASRHR SWG calls from April – August 2023

  • Participating/leading preparation calls with other co-lead and co-chairs of the SWG
  • Co-facilitating monthly calls
  • Preparing invitations, recording, archiving notes, and recording link
  • Drafting communication to SWG listserv (SWG call minutes, young person co-chair recruitment, sharing resources, etc.)
  • Updating IAWG ASRHR SWG Google Drive
  • Support follow-up from monthly calls in coordination with IAWG ASRHR SWG Co-lead (e.g. supporting recruitment and onboarding of young person co-chairs)

b.Ensure regular communication with RH in Emergencies Advisor (Maria Tsolka) and IAWG ASRHR SWG Co-Lead (Alissa Ferry), for decision-making and to monitor the work plan and deliverables of this consultancy

Co-lead the development of the supplemental guide to the ASRH Toolkit for Humanitarian Settings for youth-led organizations (75%)

a. Organize monthly co-development team calls

  • Send a reminder email one day prior to calls
  • Share out recording link and update Google Documents with notes from each call

b. Organize bi-weekly/weekly calls for sub-committees

  • Send a reminder email one day prior to calls
  • Share out recording link and update Google Documents with notes from each call

c. Draft individually and review content prepared by the co-development team by agreed-upon deadlines

d. Coordinate inputs from all teams into one cohesive document

e.Solicit input from the co-development team regarding the design and layout of the supplemental guide

f. Communicate design and layout of guide to the Graphic Design team, in coordination with RH in Emergencies Advisor

g. Share draft zero with IAWG ASRHR SWG and other distribution lists, in coordination with IAWG ASRHR SWG Co-Lead

h. Collect and incorporate feedback in coordination with the co-development team

I. Complete initial editing and formatting of the English version of the supplemental guide

j. Complete citations and a resource list of the English version of the supplemental guide

k. Collect and generate a list of design and layout changes from the co-development team and SWG members to share with the Graphic Design team

Deliverables

1. Participate in preparation calls for monthly IAWG ASRHR SWG call

Deliverable: Share notes from preparation calls with co-lead and co-chairs

Timeline: Monthly from April – mid-August 2023

Est. No. of Days: 1-2 days

2. Co-facilitate IAWG ASRHR SWG call

Deliverable: Prepare a draft of SWG call notes to share with the Co-Lead, including recording link

Timeline: Monthly from April – mid-August 2023

Est. No. of Days: 1-2 days

3. Support follow-up of SWG call agenda and tasks

Deliverable: Call notes and completed actions, as relevant

Timeline: Monthly from April – mid-August 2023

Est. No. of Days: 2.25 days

4. Supplemental Guide: organize monthly team calls

Deliverable: Receipt of email reminder day prior to Recording link, updated Google Document with notes from each call

Timeline: Monthly from April – mid-August 2023

Est. No. of Days: 2 days

5. Supplemental Guide: organize sub-committee team calls

Deliverable: Receipt of email reminder day prior to Recording link, updated Google Document with notes from each call

Timeline: Bi-weekly from April – mid-August 2023

Est. No. of Days: 3.75 days

6. Supplemental Guide: draft and/or review content prepared by a co-development team

Deliverable: Completed content for assigned sections of the supplemental guide

Timeline: April – May 2023

Est. No. of Days: 2 days

7. Supplemental Guide: solicit input from the co-development team regarding the design and layout of the supplemental guide

Deliverable: Share a consolidated list, photos, and ideas from the co-development team regarding the design and layout of the guide with the IAWG ASRHR SWG Co-Lead and co-chairs via monthly calls and separate emails to the co-development team

Timeline: April – May 2023

Est. No. of Days: 1 day

8. Supplemental Guide: coordinate input on design and layout to the Graphic Design team

Deliverable: Share final design and layout ideas with RH in Emergencies Advisor before sharing with the Graphic Design team

Timeline: April – May 2023

Est. No. of Days: 0.5 days

9. Supplemental Guide: Complete and share draft zero of the guide (including incorporating all other content into draft zero)

Deliverable: Draft zero of guide (English)

Timeline: April – May 2023

Deadline: June 1, 2023

Est. No. of Days: 4-5 days

10. Supplemental Guide: Incorporate feedback from reviewers into the final draft of the guide

Deliverable: Second draft of guide (English)

Timeline: June – July 2023

Est. No. of Days: 4-5 days

11. Supplemental Guide: coordinate design and layout input from co-development and SWG into a list of changes to share with the Graphic Design team

Deliverable: Share a consolidated list of additional changes to the design and layout of the guide with IAWG ASRHR SWG Co-Lead

Timeline: June – mid-August 2023

Deadline: August 15, 2023

Est. No. of Days: 0.5 days

12. Supplemental Guide: Complete editing and formatting review of the guide

Deliverable: Third draft of guide, edited (English)

Timeline: July – mid-August 2023

Deadline: August 15, 2023

Est. No. of Days: 1-2 days

13. Supplemental Guide: Complete citation and a resource list of guide

Deliverable: Fourth draft of the guide with citations and resource list (English)

Timeline: July – mid-August 2023

Deadline: August 15, 2023

Est. No. of Days: 1 day

Requirements

  • MPH degree in a relevant subject is required.
  • At least 5-7 years of humanitarian settings experience with a specific focus on Emergency Health, Reproductive Health, and ASRH in Emergencies
  • At least 5-7 years of experience working in the area of ASRH and working with young people and/or youth-led organizations
  • Knowledge of the 2020 ASRH Toolkit for Humanitarian Settings
  • Certification in the Minimum Initial Service Package (MISP) for RH is required.
  • Excellent English oral and written communication skills; Other UN language is an asset
  • Experience working with young people to co-design and co-facilitate activities and products
  • Passion and commitment to meet agreed deadlines
  • Ability to produce high-quality work under tight timeframes

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 a number of days, rate, and all related expenses), and name and contact details for two professional references related to a similar SOW to Pratima Thami, Pratima.thami@savethechildren.org no later than March 17, 2023.

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