Team Leader – Expert in, Capacity Development for Food and Nutrition ,Conseil Santé

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Key expert 1: Team Leader – Expert in, Capacity Development for Food and Nutrition

Security and Programme Coordination (Minimum – 600 working days)
Inputs for this expert are required on a full time basis. The tenderers must describe the way the
assignment will be handled in the organisation and methodology section of their offers.
The proposed Team Leader will support operational management of the intervention and facilitate
and coordinate a smooth and timely implementation of the programme including identifying the
need for and the mobilisation of the other key and non- key experts. He/she will initiate, facilitate
and monitor the change processes supported under the three results areas. He/she will be
responsible for reporting to the programme management bodies and the PSC Secretariat. He/she
will also be responsible for liaison with the NAO, EU Delegation and other Afikepo stakeholders
through the Director for Nutrition and Imprest Administrator ensuring quality and timeliness of
their deliverables.
Apart from overall coordination, management and administrative issues, the Team Leader will be
responsible for ensuring timely and quality deliverables from other experts (e.g. nutrition curricula
reviews, development, piloting and implementation, development of nutrition training guidelines
and training implementation, M&E system development and operational research, development of
inter-sectoral communication strategy and visibility and communication plan on nutrition, and
support to DNCC Capacity development).
Qualifications and skills
 At least a Master’s Degree in any of the following: food and nutrition, human nutrition, nutrition
epidemiology, food, nutrition and livelihood security, public health nutrition, community
nutrition, food science and food technology;
 Fluency in both written and spoken English;
 At least one year of work experience in the food and nutrition sector in a multicultural setting as
a team leader.
General professional experience
 At least 10 years proven experience working at a high level in institutional and capacity
development in either relevant public/private sector or academic institutions;
 At least one year of work experience in the food and nutrition sector operational experience
and expertise related to project management;

At least one year and at least one contract work experience in the food and nutrition sector

developing and implementing development programmes (including functional capacity
development) in the public sector;
 At least one year of work experience in the food and nutrition sector working with bilateral
and/or multilateral development partners;
 Those with more experiences in working in developing countries especially in Southern
African countries will have an added advantage.
Specific professional experience
 At least 5 years proven work experience with institutional and functional capacity development
in food and nutrition security in Africa and, preferably, in Southern African countries;
 At least one year of work experience implementing projects in Agriculture or Food and
Nutrition Security or related discipline in Malawi will be considered an asset;
 At least one year of work experience with planning, budgeting and policy development in the
public and or private sector;
 At least one contract of work experience as a Team Leader in a capacity development and
programme coordination technical assistance contract;
 At least one year of previous experience working as a Team Leader in at least one of EU-funded
projects using EDF rules and procedures will be seen as an advantage.
The duration of assignment for the key expert is estimated at a minimum of 600 working days over
42 calendar months. The key expert must be independent and free from conflicts of interest in the
responsibilities they take on.

 

 

Key expert 2: Food and Nutrition M&E and Operational Research or MIS Expert and
Operational Research (minimum 300 working days)
The proposed Food and Nutrition M&E/MIS and Operational Research Expert will specifically be
in charge of the implementation of capacity building activities related to M&E, food and nutrition
information systems, resource and result tracking, operational research and database management.
Qualifications and skills
 At least a Master’s degree in any of the following: human nutrition, food and nutrition,
public health nutrition, community nutrition, agriculture and food security, nutrition, food,
nutrition and livelihood security, statistics, nutrition epidemiology, social sciences or
economics;
 At least one year of work experience in the food and nutrition projects in multicultural
environments;
 Fluency in both written and spoken English;
 At least one year of work experience in the food and nutrition projects in areas of development
and operational research and analytical services.
General professional experience

At least 5 years proven experience of developing and working at a senior level with

information systems on food and nutrition security with particular reference to access and
consumption of food (including indicators of dietary quality and anthropometry) and
nutrition governance;
 At least one year of work experience in food and nutrition projects sub-Saharan Africa and
in public service institutions including government ministries in developing countries will be
an asset.
Specific professional experience
 At least one year of work experience with M&E methods and approaches for qualitative and
quantitative data collection methods on food and nutrition; data processing; data analysis and
reporting (using appropriate computer packages);
 At least one year of work experience in development and implementation of resource tracking
systems;
 At least one year of work experience with food and nutrition related database and website
designing and management;
 At least one year of work experience with EDF rules and procedures will be seen as an
advantage;
 At least one year of work experience in developing and using logical frameworks or project
cycle approach is required;
 At least one year of work experience of at least one contract involving of GIS and gender
issues is an asset;
 At least one year of work experience in executing and supporting operational research on
nutrition.
The duration of assignment for the Nutrition M&E/MIS Expert is estimated at a minimum of 300
working days over 46 calendar months. The key expert must be independent and free from conflicts
of interest in the responsibilities they take on. The tenderers must describe the way the assignment
will be handled in the organisation and methodology section of their offers.
Key expert 3: Nutrition Education, Training, Curriculum Development and Communication
for Behavioural Change Expert (minimum 180 working days)
The proposed Nutrition Education Expert will specifically be in charge of education and social
behavioural change and communication (SBCC) related activities, which include support in
development and review of nutrition, education and communication strategy (NECS), and plan on
nutrition and regular bulletins, a research agenda, harmonisation and quality improvement of
existing available training and advocacy materials supporting all the three components of Afikepo
and assistance to resource mapping. He/she will be responsible for supporting nutrition curricula
reviews, development, piloting, training and implementation.
He/she should have the following profile:
Qualifications and skills
 At least a Masters’ degree in any or the following: nutrition education, food and nutrition
security or agriculture and nutrition, public health nutrition or community nutrition, or food,
nutrition and livelihood security;

 

At least one year of work experience in the food and nutrition projects in multicultural
environments;
 Fluency in both written and spoken English;
 At least one year of work experience in the food and nutrition projects in areas of development
and operational research and analytical services.
General professional experience
 At least 5 years proven experience working in curricula development and reviews and/or
education and communications on donor-funded programmes/projects in developing countries;
 At least one year of work experience in food and nutrition projects in Africa and preferably in
Southern African countries will be seen as an advantage;
 At least one year of work experience in food and nutrition projects in Malawi will be
considered an asset;
 At least one year of work experience with working with bilateral and/or multilateral
development partners.
Specific professional experience
 5 years proven experience with work related to curricula assessment, development or education
and social behavioural change communication materials, review and/or implementation of food
and nutrition interventions in developing countries;
 At least one year of work experience in food and nutrition projects in developing and
implementing inter-sectoral nutrition education and communication strategy and programmes
on nutrition;
 Experience in facilitating the development and implementation of education, communication or
behavioural and advocacy strategies for nutrition;
 At least one year of work experience on the development, harmonisation and dissemination of
nutrition advocacy materials based on results from operational research, monitoring and best
practices (linking research to extension);
 At least one year of work experience with EDF rules and procedures will be seen as an
advantage.
The duration of assignment for the Nutrition Education and Communication Expert is estimated at
a minimum of 180 working days over 46 calendar months.
The key expert must be independent and free from conflicts of interest in the responsibilities they
take on. The tenderers must describe the way the assignment will be handled in the Organisation
and Methodology section of their offers.

 

 

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