According to National Nutrition Survey (NNS) 2011,
Pakistan is facing a nutrition emergency with Sindh being the worst affected
area of the country. A series of natural calamities such as floods and draughts
have further deteriorated the already fragile state of the population into a
state of nutrition emergency. This
situation is the further deteriorated by recurrent issues of chronic poverty, low
agricultural potential, resource starved service delivery system especially for
health and nutrition.
Action Against Hunger is seeking a qualified
consultant for developing a proposal for an anticipated funding opportunity in
Sindh. The funding opportunity is linked with addressing the challenges of
malnutrition through innovative approaches, keeping in view the context as
explained further. This intervention
aims at reinforcing the capacity of the GoS to fully implement its nutrition
policy framework, through technical assistance as well as via nutrition focused
activities that it would implement directly or outsource, while, in parallel,
undertaking a number of nutrition specific activities at the community level.
How to Apply?
You are kindly invited to submit your technical and
financial offer for the requested services at
firstname.lastname@example.org . The proposal should include, but not necessarily be limited to,
the following information;
· Description of the Firm / Individual Qualifications
· Understanding of the Requirements for Services, including Assumptions
· Proposed Approach, Methodology, Timing and Outputs - detailed description
of the manner in which you/your firm would respond to the ToR. You should
include the number of person-days that you consider necessary to carry out all
· Proposed budget
Any requests for clarification and all applications
should be sent to email@example.com
Incomplete applications will not be considered. The deadline
for submission of the application is 16th of July 2017. All the application shall be reviewed on
Duties and Responsibilities
Purpose, Scope and Coverage of the consultancy:
design a comprehensive programme for nutrition specific interventions in Sindh
Province for Action Against Hunger Pakistan mission.
- In consultation with the program lead, carry
out a desk top review of recent needs assessments, strategies, policy
documents in term of nutrition specific programing in Sindh Province.
- In consultation with carry out a comprehensive
review of Gap Assessments analysis, needs and response analysis in line
with the priorities of the Government of Sindh.
- Provide support in designing a comprehensive
and realistic logical frame work for the program that will feed in to the
overall program design and strategy.
- Lead the development of detailed narrative of
interventions in a logical manner, that are complimenting the overall
agenda and policy framework of government of Sindh and Action Against Hunger.
- Coordinate and support the program team in
developing an effective monitoring plan, with concrete inputs on
monitoring and evaluation of the project.
- Coordinate the team in developing a detailed
and descriptive budget as per requirement of Action Against Hunger and the
- Liaise with key stakeholders, including the
government organizations, academia and donor for seeking clarity and
streamlining on interventions with the policies of the stakeholders.
- Develop the most suitable phase out strategy
for the program.
- Support the grants in adapting changes as per
the feedback from the partner, headquarter and donor agency.
Competencies of the Consultants
European Union grants
experience in successful proposal development
Proven experience in Health and Nutrition
(CMAM/IYCF and Health) programming in senior positions
Leadership, communications skills (fluency
in English & Urdu and/or local language)
Excellent computer skills
Team management skills
Ability to handle stress and pressure
- Previous experience with partnerships and
alliances is an asset.
- Proven ability to
translate analysis and evaluation into operational planning and strategy.
Required Skills and ExperienceMethodology
The following general steps are proposed to undertake the designing of the proposal.
a) Initial Phase: The initial phase would consist of 10 working days
o Development of draft proposal and addressing the feedback from head quarters
b) Follow up phase: The follow up phase would consist on 10 days, with increase or decrease on needs basis. The division of the days shall be decided by the grants team on needs basis.
o Adapt to the feedback from the partners, headquarter and donor
o Supporting Action Against Hunger in meeting with donor and follow up on feedback
o Supporting Action Against Hunger in organizing meeting with key stake holders including government, donors and INGOs.
o Proposal along with all related annexes
The initial duration of the consultancy will be 20 working days, starting from 17th of July 2017 on needs basis. The schedule for engagement of consultant shall be finalized with the grants team after successful hiring process of the consultant. However, the duration of the consultancy can be increased or decreased as per the requirement of the assignment.
Proposal along with all related annexes
Action Against Hunger is Equal opportunity for all Genders.